SOURCE: Advanced Growing Systems

January 25, 2007 09:02 ET

Advanced Nurseries, Inc. Continues Expansion of Its National Direct Ship Division

Direct Ship Division Expected to Double 2006 Sales With $1,500,000 Projected From This Division for 2007

ALPHARETTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 25, 2007 --Advanced Nurseries, Inc. (Subsidiary of Advanced Growing Systems, Inc.,) (PINKSHEETS: AGWS) is announcing today it is continuing expansion of its Direct Sales division with new commercial contracts in Arizona, Florida, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia. "The word is rapidly spreading that our level of service is unbeatable and the quality of our delivered plant material is outstanding," said Bill Reynierson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations. "We have only begun to scratch the surface for this division and continue to add new national accounts weekly. Not only are we involved directly with some of the nations largest builders, but we have recently also begun working with several national restaurant chains, regional retail shopping outlets and even have supplied plant material to Hollywood for prominent movie sets."

"I am continually looking to recruit the top industry specialists as the division takes on more national accounts. Our goal is to attract and keep the best industry executives, who can continue to assist our growth through their management talents and contacts in the industry." The Company is projecting gross sales from this division for 2007 of a minimum of $1,500,000, which would double the sales achieved in the division in 2006. Average margins recognized in this division should exceed 20%.

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 customer's business. It is a simple as that. Unlike our competition, we are not in the business of selling to our customers' clients."

The Company will begin this month to announce comparable sales by month by the 10th of the following month. Such comparison will compare revenues and other matrixes with the same month in the previous year, as well as the previous month's revenue. The monthly announcements are expected to inform all of the Company's shareholders of the exciting growth rates presently being achieved by the Company.

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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