SOURCE: Advanced Growing Systems

January 30, 2007 09:22 ET

Advanced Nurseries, Inc. Hosts GGIA (Georgia Green Industry Association) Annual Awards Reception

Professional State Growers Association Attracts Over 6000 Attendees to Their WINTERGreen 2007 Trade Conference

ALPHARETTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 30, 2007 -- Advanced Nurseries, Inc. (Subsidiary of Advanced Growing Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AGWS)) continues to solidify its growing presence as the dominant supplier in the professional wholesale landscape marketplace by hosting the Georgia State Botanical Gardens GGIA Annual Awards Reception in Athens, GA. "Our goal is to continually affiliate ourselves with professional industry organizations to remain on the forefront of industry momentum and current trends," stated Bill Reynierson, Senior VP of Sales and Operations for Advanced Nurseries, Inc. "We intend to be the dominant player in the Southeastern US and cultivating and maintaining the proper vendor relationships is paramount to our success."

The Georgia Green Industry Association (GGIA) is a non-profit trade association, incorporated in the State of Georgia, representing the interests of the state's nursery, garden center and landscape industry. Membership is comprised of nursery stock growers, landscape contractors and maintenance firms, garden centers, arborists and allied suppliers. Current membership totals over 1000 professional industry leaders.

The GGIA Annual Awards Reception was attended by multiple industry professionals and State Representatives including Tommy Irvin (State of GA Commissioner of Agriculture), Scott Angle (Dean of University of Georgia), Walter Reeves (Television and Radio Garden Show Host) and John Strickland (past GGIA Chairman, former MALTA President and President of the GA Certified Landscape Professional Testing). "The quality of attendees was phenomenal. We will be more and more involved in both regional and national events as we stay on target to meet our 2007 goals," stated Chris Nichols, CEO of Advanced Growing Systems. "We have made it a priority from day one to surround ourselves in every facet of this industry with the best and most talented available. This event is definitely part of that strategy."

The Georgia Green Industry Association:

Fosters and promotes the sale and use of nursery products and engages in lawful activity which will enhance the ethical and economic progress of the industry; protects the planting public through the advancement of fair and lawful trade practices, customs and uses; improves nursery products and cultivates techniques by supporting research in the field of horticulture and encourage the publication of the results of such research; cooperates with public agencies and institutions of higher learning involved in the nursery and landscape industry and enlists their cooperation and counsel for members and the public; cooperates with governmental agencies in molding policies on legislative and administrative matters in the interest of the public and the industry.

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

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