Events

2018 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Join Black Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture at the 2018 SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, which will be held January 11-14, 2018 in beautiful Savannah, Georgia! It is the largest educational conference and trade show of its kind in the southeastern United States. The event allows growers, vendors, and suppliers to discover new products and services offered by vendors like Sun Gro.
We will be at booth #632

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Our PAR Vegetable Garden: 17 Years and Growing

Sun Gro Employees and volunteers caring for our PAR garden in 2016.
Back in 2000, the Sun Gro® Horticulture corporate office in Agawam, MA moved to a new site that included a garden. The garden was originally used for display, but eventually we transformed into the Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR) vegetable garden. [The Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR) program was […]

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Black Gold Supports Plant a Row for the Hungry

Sun 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.
Westfield Technical Academy […]

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Expoagroalimentaria Guanajuato 2017

Join Sun Gro Horticulture at this year’s Expoagroalimentaria Guanajuato 2017 held in Irapuato, Mexico from November 14-17, 2017. Founded in 1996, this yearly event supports agriculture and education to promote efficient, productive, and sustainable agriculture. Its tradeshow supports major agricultural vendors from across the globe. This expo also offers networking and educational opportunities and information on the latest industry trends.
 

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San Diego Farm & Nursery Expo 2017

Black Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at the San Diego Farm & Nursery Expo 2017 held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Thursday, November 8, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Presented by the San Diego County Farm Bureau, this annual event supports farmers statewide, and features seminars, vendors, and other resources. Seminar topics will support many types of farming enterprises and cover timely topics, such as pests, water, stressful weather.
We will be at booth #306!

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New England Grows 2017

Black Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at New England Grows 2017 held from Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Friday December 1 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. New England Grows offers top-notch education offerings and lets vendors share their best new products.
Founded by green industry professionals in 1993 for green industry professionals, this industry-specific event supports all professionals in the field. The event was founded by The New England […]

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Download the New Black Gold Retail App!

sungro-app-front-iphonePerfect for Garden Center Retailers and their employees, the NEW Sun Gro Retail App puts products and potting mix insights at your finger tips.

Get all the details on our current products under the Black Gold®, Fafard®, Sunshine® and Sunshine® Advanced labels
Learn about all the different ingredients found in potting mixes. Our ‘What’s in the Mix?’ section describes the major additives and what they do
Use our handy charts to compare ingredients in individual products. Give […]

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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 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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