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Sedum-Pillow-Talk

February 20, 2018

12 New Poinsettias and Succulents for Holiday Sales, Crafting, and Landscaping

Poinsettias and succulents are both in-demand products with today’s consumers. Here’s a look at some of the newer introductions available for retail sales in 2018 and 2019.

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Pepper-Mexican-Sunset

February 19, 2018

All-America Selections Names Latest Variety Winner, Announces New Display Gardens and Judges

All-America Selections (AAS), the 85-year-young non-profit plant trialing organization, had a very busy month of January.

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Adult Thrips feature

February 20, 2018

Thrips Causing Headaches? New Research Shows Bio-based IPM Offers the Best Control

Dr. Rose Buitenhuis will present practical knowledge for growers to implement immediately during Biocontrols West Conference in San Diego, March 7-9.

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February 18, 2018

Why Biochar Might Eventually Replace Peat Moss

In a recent study, researchers from the University of California, Davis investigated biochar as an alternative to peat moss.

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February 15, 2018

Boxwood Blight, Seed Your Future Among Topics Receiving HRI Research Funding in 2018

The Horticultural Research Institute recently announced the 10 research projects that will receive funding in 2018 to investigate challenges and solutions in production, pest management, environmental stewardship, and business and marketing.

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2016 Top 100 Growers With Drone

February 20, 2018

Top 100 Growers Survey for 2018 Is Now Open!

Operations with more than 400,000 square feet of environmentally controlled production are eligible to take the survey, which provides valuable market knowledge on how the nation's largest growers are innovating, sourcing labor, keeping up with demand, and setting trends.

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February 16, 2018

New England GROWS Discontinues After 25 Years

After 25 years, New England GROWS — both the annual event and the organization behind the event — are discontinuing operations.

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Weigela Czechmark (Spring Meadow Nursery)

February 14, 2018

Spring Meadow Nursery Furthers Its Mission of Giving Back to the Industry

The Spring Meadow-Proven Winners Endowment Fund through the Horticultural Research Institute has now topped $800,000, with more scholarships coming in 2018.

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Gotham Greens Atrium Style Greenhouse Chicago

February 17, 2018

Gotham Greens Building Second Greenhouse in Suburban Chicago

The new $12.5 million, 105,000-square-foot greenhouse will be near the company’s first Chicago greenhouse, and will be a free-standing structure.

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Water-Sensor-for-pH-in-cannabis-greenhouse

February 5, 2018

Tips for Using a Greenhouse Monitoring System to Protect Your Cannabis Plants

Properly selecting and installing a remote monitoring system can help cannabis growers identify trends in environmental conditions to make sure they aren’t fluctuating, which could indicate a possible equipment problem.

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Labeled-Trays-from-ISO-Line

February 4, 2018

Automation Turns to Data at Four Star Greenhouses

When Four Star Greenhouses needed its ISO machines to do more than stick cuttings, three businesses came together to come up with an innovative solution.

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