Author Archives: Mark Smith

About Mark Smith

Mark Smith is part of the technical services team at Syngenta Flowers. You can reach the tech team at

How To Finish Garden Mums

This year has turned out to be quite different than 2009 for growing and finishing garden mums. Last year it was not only difficult to achieve size, but most varieties also flowered far earlier than expected due to cooler temperatures. The problem for growers this year is stopping growth and getting plants to bud and