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People on the Move: Davey promotes three; Aspire adds staff; Ruppert adds new vp; and more from Blount International, Ewing, Otterbine Barebo and Monrovia

August 30, 2017By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted three and appoints two new managers. Gregory Ina has been promoted to executive vice president of The Davey Institute and employee development. He holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University, specializing in geographic information systems. Ina began his career with Davey 22 years ago as a geographic information systems intern... read more

Monrovia mourns loss of former CEO

July 13, 2015By

Bruce Usrey, former CEO of Monrovia, died July 7 at his home in Dayton, Ore. He was 76 years old. For nearly fifty years, Usrey guided the growth and expansion of Monrovia, a U.S. container grower. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he joined Monrovia in 1968 and managed plant production. From 1986 to 1998, he was COO, overseeing... read more

Griffin closes on Imperial transaction to Monrovia

January 9, 2014By

Griffin Land & Nurseries completed the sale of its landscape nursery business subsidiary Imperial Nurseries to Monrovia. The transaction includes a sale of Imperial’s inventory and certain other assets for an initial cash payment of approximately $840,000 received at closing (subject to certain adjustments) and a note receivable for $4,250,000 to be paid in two installments: June 1 and June... read more

Monrovia: ‘Feelin’ Sunny’

January 5, 2014By

This Monrovia-exclusive dwarf spreading evergreen has an irregular growth habit. It’s been bred to contrast against darker green conifers and deciduous trees, especially in rock and container gardens and other, smaller spaces. It does best in partial to full sun in USDA Zones 7-9, and once established, needs only occasional watering. Monrovia.com read more

Monrovia: Brakelights Red Yucca

May 9, 2013By

‘Brakelights Red Yucca’ is Monrovia’s semi-exclusivecompact new color selection of Hesperaloe parviflora. With vibrant red flowers and gray-green foliage, this compact grower reaches 2 ft. tall. It’s hardy in USDA Zones 6 through 10, and requires good drainage. Because it does not set seed, it offers a longer bloom period. Monrovia.com read more

Monrovia: Brakelights Red Yucca

January 24, 2013By

‘Brakelights Red Yucca’ is Monrovia’s semi-exclusivecompact new color selection of Hesperaloe parviflora. With vibrant red flowers and gray-green foliage, this compact grower reaches 2 ft. tall. It’s hardy in USDA Zones 6 through 10, and requires good drainage. Because it does not set seed, it offers a longer bloom period. Monrovia.com   read more