October 19, 2016
How Jeffery’s Greenhouse Is Investing In The Industry
Greenhouse Grower reached out to Albert Grimm, the 2016 Head Grower of the Year and Head Grower of Jeffery’s Greenhouse, to ask what he and his company have done in the last 12 months to invest in the industry. Here is what he had to say.
October 1, 2016
Political Stalemate On Labor Means Your Opportunity To Automate
Despite the frustrating nature of our current political climate, now may be the best time for you to address your long-term labor and automation needs.
September 27, 2016
National Garden Bureau Announces Horticulture Therapy Garden Grant Winners
The NGB’s annual grant program, Growing for Futures, recently selected three therapeutic gardens that will receive grants totaling $5,000.
August 29, 2016
Your Chance To Help America In Bloom As It Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary
America In Bloom is launching a fundraising campaign to help the group continue its mission of creating beautiful and vibrant communities across the country.
August 27, 2016
Australia Launches Initiative To Ignite A New Generation Of Growers
Hort Innovation Chief Executive John Lloyd says the goal is to identify and build future industry leaders at all stages of their career through investment in a host of new initiatives.
August 25, 2016
7 Ways Albert Grimm Strives To Be An Effective Leader
Grimm, Greenhouse Grower's 2016 Head Grower Of The Year, tries to live by the "Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People” from author Stephen R. Covey.
August 22, 2016
Check Out Luxflora’s International Adventures In Europe
A new, women-led professional organization provides its members the opportunity to gain insight, develop ideas, and build connections on its annual international trip.
August 12, 2016
IR-4 Project Receives Federal Funding For Pollinator And Downy Mildew Research
Grants from the Specialty Crop Research Initiative will fund IR-4 projects on protecting pollinators through ornamental horticulture, and downy mildew management strategies.
August 11, 2016
American Floral Endowment Announces Its 2016 Scholarship Winners
This year, thanks to the generosity of several donors, AFE awarded more than $35,000 to 17 students pursuing careers in horticulture.
August 8, 2016
Get To Know Joshua Henry, Winner Of The 2016 Richard T. Meister Scholarship
Henry, a graduate student at North Carolina State University, is pursuing a Master’s degree in horticultural sciences, with a focus on crop nutrition in bedding plants and flowering potted plants.
July 9, 2016
Market The Experience Of Gardening, Minus The Fuss
Greenhouse Grower editor Laura Drotleff says the industry should promote plants and gardening in bite-size chunks that help consumers build skills.
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.
July 6, 2016
6 Key Insights From The Generations Of Flowers Study
Being local and offering expert recommendations are hidden opportunities in the floral business. This was one of six insights during a recent webinar analyzing the Generations of Flowers study from the Society of American Florists and the American Floral Endowment.
May 28, 2016
10 Creative Marketing Ideas From 2016 California Spring Trials (Photo Gallery)
Grower-retailers often look to breeders for ideas on how to increase plant sales with smart marketing plans. The California Spring Trials were filled with great concepts to reach customers.