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.
The sixth and final day of the 2014 California Spring Trials saw Greenhouse Grower editors wrapping up the week with hundreds of beautiful new varieties at Ball, Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch and Green Fuse Botanicals. Check out these beauties!
Young plant grower EuroAmerican Propagators has found that in shipping plants to its grower customers, necessity is the mother of invention. Two solutions to grower problems are proving successful and may be available to other growers in the future. EuroAmerican highlighted these at its Spring Trials display at the Ventura Botanical Gardens.
This year, HGTV HOME Plant Collection will deliver more than $200 million in plants to the retail marketplace, which includes local garden centers, grocery stores and regional chains like Meijer and Menard’s, but not big box stores.
For the past four years, Vegetalis has presented container vegetable crops at Spring Trials, and while growers and retailers have been excited about Vegetalis’ offerings, there haven’t been enough sales. So this year, the company is working on a few new marketing concepts to bring Vegetalis’ considerable number of container veggies to retailers nationwide.