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.
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.