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March 30, 2009
Ellepots are growing in popularity, and AMA Plastics has opened a production facility for them in Stockton, Ca., to enhance its service to the Western United States and Canada.
March 23, 2009
Now that they have a few years under their belts, growers share their experiences producing plants in non-plastic pots.
March 9, 2009
Emerald Coast Growers in Pensacola, Fla., is bringing growers a new sempervivum mixed 50 tray that's priced at $41.50, or $0.83 per cell.
March 6, 2009
The rice hull NetPot from Ball Horticultural Company and Summit Plastic Company will be available as a 6-incher April 1.
December 3, 2008
Bob Merzweiler of Landmark Plastic on the future direction of containers.
November 24, 2008
Growstones, a company that makes its growing media from recycled glass bottles, has formed a partnership with the city of Albuquerque, N.M., to turn the city's recycled glass into its porous Growstones product.
November 19, 2008
Tons of Styrofoam is used globally for the shipment of perishable packages like plants and flowers each year. But one company, Coldpack, has developed an inflatable, insulating liner called AirLiner.
November 11, 2008
Plastics aren't going anywhere, and expect recycling to become a common practice across the board.
October 29, 2008
Officials at Armstrong Garden Centers are encouraging customers to return their used nursery flats and containers that are at least 6 inches as part of the company's newly established recycling program.
October 21, 2008
The Chicago Tribune has planted a black eye on the industry regarding its use of plastic pots, but most criticism is unwarranted and premature as Greenhouse Grower Editor Delilah Onofrey wrote in her September 2008 column.
October 15, 2008
Make way for CowPots. Liquid Fence Company recently added the manure-based growing pots to its line of environmentally friendly garden products, and President Edward Abraham is confident CowPots will benefit significantly from the company's grow
September 18, 2008
What follows are a few of what's new in pots and trays.
September 17, 2008
East Jordan Plastics is moving into the recycling business to help reduce costs and minimize waste.
August 19, 2008
Myers Industries expects to take on nearly $28 million in charges as it consolidates manufacturing and launches workflow and inventory management programs over the next 12 months.
June 23, 2008
Graphics, sourcing, and recycling are all weapons in the war between costs and profits being fought by pot companies.