SOURCE: Advanced Growing Systems

August 03, 2006 09:12 ET

Advanced Nurseries, Inc. Expands Its National Exposure Through Direct Ship Division

Direct Ship Division Expected to Reach Sales in 2006 of Over $750,000

ALPHARETTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 3, 2006 -- Advanced Nurseries, Inc. (Subsidiary of Advanced Growing Systems, Inc., (PINKSHEETS: AGWS)) continues to expand their Direct Sales division with new commercial contracts in Denver, Colorado; Arkansas; and Richmond, Virginia. "Our Direct Sales Division gives us massive opportunity on a national scale and has really gained momentum," said Bill Reynierson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations. "We have only begun to scratch the surface and continue to add new national accounts weekly." Currently, Advanced Nurseries, Inc. has customers doing business in CO, VA, FL, GA, TN and AK. "We expect great things out of this division, not unlike the rest of the company."

Advanced Nurseries, Inc. is managed and operated by seasoned nurserymen, Jon Hammond (President/CEO) and Bill Reynierson (VP Sales and Operations). These two horticulture experts have a combined 48-years experience in the green industry with particular emphasis in the Southeastern market. Advanced Nurseries caters strictly to the commercial user. Jon Hammond states, "We are in the business of growing our customers' business. It is as simple as that. Unlike our competition, we are not in the business of selling to our customers' clients." Jon also has been extremely pleased with the spring sales, "As our competition complains of slowing sales, we have just been doing great." Jon states, "Our focus is and always will be to do whatever it takes to keep our customers happy."

Advanced Nurseries, Inc. stocks a full range of plant inventory including B&B Trees of all varieties (hardwoods, ornamentals and evergreens), container trees, container shrubs of all sizes, grasses, ground covers and seasonal annuals. The nurseries also carry associated landscape supplies and tools of the trade. www.AdvancedNurseries.com

About AGSI:

Advanced Growing Systems, Inc. ("AGSI" or the "Company"), founded in 2006, is the parent company of Organic Growing Systems, Inc. (a scientifically advanced Organic fertilizer manufacturer) and Advanced Nurseries, Inc. (a wholesale group of Commercial Nurseries located in the Southeastern US). AGSI is dedicated to providing its shareholders significant value and is directly involved in the $48 Billion fertilizer market and the $66 Billion Green Industry. AGSI was founded by a skilled group of industry professionals each with over 20 years of direct experience in the "Green" industry. As profitability is paramount, we intend to maintain a combined GPM of 35-40% for Organic Growing Systems, Inc. and Advanced Nurseries, Inc. For more information, please visit www.AGSIncorporated.com.

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS:

Statements about AGSI's future expectations, including future revenues and earnings, and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and as the term is defined in the Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. AGSI's actual results could differ materially from expected results. AGSI undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequently occurring events or circumstances. Should events occur which materially affect any comments made within this objective; AGSI will appropriately inform the public.

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