Events

16th Annual Plant Nerd Night

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The 16th Annual Plant Nerd Night will be sponsored by the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon, the Rogerson Clematis Collection, and Salem Hardy Plant Society and hosted by our own Mike Darcy (read Mike’s latest BG article here). The popular regional event is designed to appeal to true “plant nerds” and features hot new plants and many rare plants from a suite of local nurseries. 
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Cultivate’ 17

cultivate17bannerPresented each year by AmericanHort, Cultivate is one of the biggest and best national shows for horticultural professionals, and Black Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture will be proud to be there! This growing trade show,  education series, and networking event is both fun and professionally rewarding for attendees. This year’s event will be held in Columbus, Ohio from July 15-18. The keynote speaker will be […]

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15th Annual Spring Gardenpalooza

1702-gardenpaloozaFor 15 years the Gustin Creative Group has put on the best spring and fall gardening events in the Pacific Northwest, Gardenpalooza. Sun Gro Horticulture and Black Gold are always proud to take part. The 2017 spring Gardenpalooza event will take place on Saturday, April 1st from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and will be held at Fir Point Farms in Aurora, Oregon. Over 40 vendors will be featured. Great garden plants are always […]

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McDonald Outdoor Show 2017

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The 24th Annual McDonald Garden Center Outdoor Show will be held at the Virginia Beach garden center location on Independence Boulevard. This popular regional event will occur from Friday to Sunday, March 3-5, 2017 and host lots of local green-industry businesses in addition to some not-so-local businesses, such as Sun Gro Horticulture. Get the latest and greatest in landscaping, […]

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Chesapeake Green 2017 – A Horticulture Symposium

MNLALogo-art-use-this-oneBlack Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at this year’s Chesapeake Green 2017. This Horticulture Symposium is a two-day event made possible by the Maryland Landscape and Nursery Association. This year it will be held from February 23-24, 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. The two-day event will offer outstanding educational and networking opportunities in addition to a vendor showcase, and silent auction. Come […]

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BRING BLACK GOLD TO YOUR GARDEN CENTER!

NEW-SOIL-BAG-GROUPING_03-768x195Can’t find Black Gold® or other Sun Gro Horticulture products at your local garden center? Interested in carrying Black Gold? Then please email us atblackgold@sungro.com. We will work with you to find a solution!
Black Gold® products are quickly moving beyond the Western United States to garden centers and hydroponics stores near you. It’s easy to see why. Gardeners choose our products because of their reliably great […]

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Black Gold Supports Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR)

PARSun Gro Horticulture and Black Gold are proud sponsors of the Garden Writers Association Foundation and their Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR) program. Through the donation of row markers, media and other fundraising materials, we have helped PAR become a more viable part of communities nationwide.
The Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR) program was launched in 1995 by the Garden Writers Association and the GWA Foundation as a public service. Their […]

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Black Gold Supports Growing Gardens!

The Portland, Oregon based organization Growing Gardens  is an inspired gardening non-profit that helps lower income families put fresh vegetables and fruits on their tables. With the help of a large base of volunteers, they put raised beds into yards and neighborhoods where garden fresh produce is most needed. In addition, Growing Gardens provides seeds and plants, tools, growing medium and amendments, compost bins and education through newsletters and Learn & Grow Programs. All these efforts assure the success of participating home gardeners. Black […]

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Black Gold Soil Plants Hope Along With Veggies

Black Gold®, manufacturer of potting soils, amendments and fertilizers, is accustomed to helping gardeners of all kinds plant herbs and veggies, but they also help others plant hope. Recently, a large donation was made to Portland Rescue Mission, a Portland-based non-profit organization that provides assistance to local homeless men, women and children. The donation, consisting of over 3 pallets of soil and fertilizer with a value of over $2,300, will be used at the Portland Rescue Mission women’s shelter, Shepherd’s […]

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