July 29, 2016
How Plug Tray Density Affects Hydroponic Radish Production
An experiment with growing radishes in plug trays using flood and drain irrigation determines whether or not plug tray density alters yield.
July 7, 2016
Two Industry Veterans Discuss How To Meet The Challenges Of Grower Education
Two industry players have a conversation on how we can deliver the level of grower education needed to address complex issues associated with production practices and pest management strategies.
June 26, 2015
The Intrigue Of Edible Petiole Crops For Hydroponic Production
In a twist to traditional field production, experiments with petiole crops Pak Choi, kale and Swiss chard determine their suitability for hydroponic production systems using plug trays.
January 27, 2015
Marijuana’s Trajectory And Ascent To Horticultural Crop Status
Marijuana growing is poised for change as growers and researchers focus on improving production practices.
July 3, 2014
Indoor Agriculture Offers Opportunities To Imagine
A year ago, he announced to the industry he would switch his growing and consulting focus from flowers to food. In this new column, Peter Konjoian shares his research on new possibilities and demand for growing produce in greenhouses.
March 27, 2014
Rethink What It Means To Be A Greenhouse Grower, Konjoian Says
Konjoian’s Greenhouse has come full circle, from growing vegetables in its early years, to growing flowers and back again. Here’s why its owners think food is the future for this operation.
March 17, 2011
Chlorine Dioxide In Horticulture: A Technology Review
Horticultural operations are facing increasing pressure to solve sanitation issues related to water treatment. Some of the pressure is external originating from government regulations and consumer preferences. Most of the pressure, however, is internal and includes better disease management, integrating capture of irrigation runoff with recycling opportunities, elimination of biofilm and algae control. The list of available water treatment technologies is a short one. When the unusual demands of horticultural production and post-production practices are considered, the list of technologies that offers effective solutions becomes even shorter. Chlorination, ultraviolet light, chlorine dioxide, ozone, copper and peroxide comprise the list most growers are considering. This article will present a technology review of chlorine dioxide and discuss its potential to solve sanitation issues in greenhouses and nurseries. Biofilm, Sanitation’s Epicenter Biofilm is a living complex of organic and inorganic components that becomes established on surfaces that are in regular contact with water. […]
March 24, 2018
Two Simple Hydroponic Production Solutions That Generat…
Factoring in these two production considerations can help you prevent a host of problems and turn out higher quality hydroponic crops.
March 23, 2018
Meister Media Worldwide Forms Joint Venture With NXT Ev…
The first event of the joint venture between Meister Media (parent company of Greenhouse Grower) and NXT Events will be “Growing Innovations,” which will debut in November 2018 in Las Vegas, NV.
March 23, 2018
Bell Nursery’s Gary Mangum Provides Insight on De…
In light of the March 14 announcement that Bell Nursery Holdings LLC had been acquired by Central Garden & Pet, Greenhouse Grower caught up with Bell Nursery CEO Gary Mangum to get the backstory on the deal. Here is our full interview with Mangum.
March 23, 2018
New Light Management System Aims for Consistent Plant P…
The HelioCORE light control software system is designed to help growers automatically manage supplemental lighting and adjust schedules and intensity in real time.
March 22, 2018
Why Your Efforts to Sell Plants Fall Short and What You…
It’s time to look at outside industries for ideas and inspiration on what we can do to operate more efficiently in today’s economy.
March 21, 2018
New Lighting Series is Adaptable to Several Environment…
The NeoPAR series from Illumitex is designed to foster photosynthesis in all stages of plant development.
March 20, 2018
California Spring Trials 2018 Central Region Preview: B…
Check out this California Spring Trials 2018 Central Region preview of new varieties from Ball Horticultural Co., Dümmen Orange, PlantHaven International, and Suntory Flowers.
March 20, 2018
Survey Says: Poinsettia Prices, Sales, and Production I…
Traditional reds were still bestsellers, but interest continues to grow in white and novelty varieties. Greenhouse Grower’s annual survey provides an in-depth look at the holiday season.
March 20, 2018
Seed Your Future Dinner Celebrates Focus on New, Young …
During a Seed Your Future Leadership Meeting Fundraiser dinner at Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania's Ag Secretary thanked the Seed Your Future initiative for its efforts to create awareness of horticulture and careers in horticulture.
March 19, 2018
Green Fuse Botanicals Expanding Distribution Network
The company’s expanded product line has created an opportunity to broaden its reach to the grower community through a wider range of brokers.
March 18, 2018
New Soil Amendment From Kemin Promotes More Efficient N…
Valena, a soil amendment sourced from a proprietary strain of Euglena gracilis (algae) rich in beta-glucan, is designed to support the growth of healthy and strong plants.
March 17, 2018
National Garden Bureau Once Again Bringing Garden Write…
The National Garden Bureau is again hitting the road for California Spring Trials (CAST) with influential garden communicators, with the goal of connecting breeders and brokers with consumers via these influencers with large followings.
March 14, 2018
Dramm Offering New Video Chat Option for Service Issues…
The Dramm Corporation recently introduced two new resources for its greenhouse grower customers to deal with indoor growing conditions.