The range of 2015 annual introductions at California Spring Trials is astounding. Breeders placed a large emphasis on compact plants, container components and providing grower solutions. Here are 29 annuals varieties to consider for production in the upcoming season.
Specialty agriculture has an enormous role to play in improving pollinator health. Here is what growers can expect to see from government agencies and industry associations.
Creating our own advocacy is an important tool in areas like presenting science-based knowledge about pollinator health, and informing the public about how growers already preserve natural resources through responsible practices like integrated pest management (IPM), water reclamation and recycling, plastic recycling and sustainability initiatives.
Greenhouse Grower’s Medal Of Excellence In Breeding Awards recognize stand-out varieties introduced at the California Spring Trials. Here are the 2014 finalists for the Industry’s Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards, and information on how you can vote for the Reader’s Choice Awards.
Is our industry really improving or does it just look that way? With growth in the past two years among Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers and the housing market on the upswing, the economy certainly is showing signs of life.
ItSaul Plants’ Coreopsis ‘Electric Avenue’ will soon be promoted under a new name. Mayo Clinic, one of the premier hospital systems in the U.S., has chosen the variety as its ‘Mayo Clinic Flower of Hope.’
Growers continue to broaden their crop offerings, provide more retail merchandising and market their own crops through social media, in an effort to increase sales.
In a Van Wingerden family transfer, Color Point, LLC and Mid-American Growers have agreed to merge.
Teach your community about how much the floriculture industry depends on pollinators and the responsible actions we take to ensure their safety. Listen to consumer concerns, help build bee havens and hotels and promote and plant pollinator-friendly gardens.
Grower acquisitions throughout the year, bankruptcy, closed doors, new operations, reduced square footage and changing business status have reconstructed Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers list, yet again.