In Memoriam


Alberta, Canada lieutenant Governor and co-founder of Hole’s Greenhouses & Gardens Ltd. Lois Hole died Jan. 6. She and her husband Ted, who is deceased, started the operation as a roadside vegetable stand 35 years ago. The business is now owned by family members. Memorials can be made to the Lois Hole Care & Nurture Legacy Fund by calling 780-426-0015 ext. 225 or by going online at

Horace Hagedorn, founder of Miracle-Gro plant food, former executive and director emeritus of The Scotts Co., died Jan. 31 at the age of 95 at his home in Long Island, NY.

Hagedorn was the marketing and business genius behind the Miracle-Gro brand.

Frank B. Michell Jr. of the HF Michell Co. died Jan. 18. He was a second generation family member who ran the company, now located in King of Prussia, Pa., and a well-known member of the floriculture industry. Memorial donations may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Copyright Meister Media Worldwide Mar 2005

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