Press Releases

​Columbus, ​OH, ​​July 16, 201​9 – ​​​​​Willoway’s Involvement, Achievements and Participation Recognized at Cultivate Tradeshow

AmericanHort’s Cultivate Tradeshow was held in Columbus, OH July 13-16, 2019. Cultivate is the premier business, trade show, and professional development event for everyone involved in horticulture. From business owners to emerging professionals, nursery & greenhouse growers to retailers, suppliers to landscapers, interior plantscapers, and florists, there's a reason why Cultivate continues to be a preeminent International event.

On July 13, 2019, 55 Industry Professionals departed Columbus and headed north to Willoway’s growing facilities in Avon, OH for Cultivate’s Sold-Out Nursery Production Tour. Tour attendees saw firsthand how OARDC’s new, cutting-edge water and fertilization system has been integrated into our operations.

On July 14, 2019, Tom Demaline, President and CEO was recognized for his contributions to the AmericanHort Board of Directors, as he completed his term as Chairman of the Board.

Also on July 14th, SynRG’s NewGen™ Boxwood received Choice Award for Best New Plants. Willoway is one of the five founding partners of the SynRG group of growers and the Handpicked for You® trustmark.

On July 15, 2019 at Unplugged, the GenNext Community awarded the Young Grower Award (sponsored by Nexus Greenhouse Systems) to John Terhesh, Avon Head Grower.

​Avon, ​OH, ​May 6, 201​9 – ​​​​Willoway is ​once again one of the Top 100 greenhouse growers in the nation, rising from 52nd to 48th in 2019 (base on total environmentally controlled square footage). 

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​Avon, ​OH, ​March ​2​0, 201​9 – ​​​​Willoway is pleased to announce that we have received our SANC certification.

SANC, or Systems Approach to Nursery Certification, is a national program designed to reduce plant pests and disease. This rigorous program requires us to meet ongoing metrics and demonstrates our commitment to producing healthy plants. SANC is led by the National Plant Board, AmericanHort, and USDA. More information can be found at

​Avon, ​OH, ​November ​27, 2018 – ​​​The latest edition of Greenhouse Grower contains an article by Willoway Head Grower John Terhesh where he discusses current challenges and strategies with hiring practices in the green industry.

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How to Source New Labor for Your Nursery Operation

​Miamisburg, ​OH, September ​19, 2018 – ​​AmericanHort is excited to announce the Landscape Operations Tour, a new event focused on best practices in landscaping operations taking place on November 5-6th, in Southwest Ohio. Landscape owners and operators across the US interested in increasing the efficiency of their operations will enjoy 8 world-class stops and several networking opportunities on this 2-day tour.

The tour is an opportunity to learn about technology and management strategies from cutting-edge landscaping companies, network with colleagues from around the nation, and bring back fresh, innovative ideas to increase landscape operations efficiency.

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Dallas, TX, September 6, 2018 – ​Willoway Nurseries has received the prestigious All Star Award from the Great Game of Business (GGOB). The award was presented in Dallas, TX at the 26th Annual Gathering of Games. 

The winners of the All-Star Achievement Award are among ​GGOB's best of the best. ​In order to be eligible, candidates must have been playing GGOB at a high level for two or more years, and as a result have seen impressive results in their financial performance and their company culture. 

Read the case study for Willoway Nurseries to learn about our journey of playing the Great Game of Business. Also check out our story summarized in 2 minutes by watching our All Star Award video!

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