In This Issue
Try these varieties to extend sales and consumer interest into fall.
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Consumers need assurances that they can grow the plants they hesitate to buy. Growers and retailers can improve consumer confidence by observing their shopping patterns.
Growers can offer a valuable perspective that water councils across the country could use in establishing water policy.
This is the second article in a two-part series featuring research from Purdue University that focuses on energy-efficient production strategies for annual bedding plants.
Seek out young professionals in the industry and in your operation to develop new ways to do business, improve communication and address consumers. How have you cultivated ideas from younger generations?
Learn about how the sustainability program being developed by the California Cut Flower Growers’ Association (CCFC), in cooperation with SureHarvest, can help you.
This summer, the California Cut Flower Commission released a grower self-assessment sustainability workbook. Next on the commission’s agenda is to roll out a comprehensive sustainability certification program.
Embrace fall’s traditions to create new opportunities for fall sales.
The more I meet positive people and learn about successful endeavors, the more I understand that consistency, not power is the key.
Tagawa Greenhouses has spent the past year improving its production team, in part by tapping into young talent. Blending new employees fresh out of college with more experienced staff has yielded positive results for the company.
Researchers determined whether or not garden mums can be grown with controlled-release fertilizer, and if it reduces fertilizer leaching, as compared with water-soluble fertilizers.
In the last of a four-article series highlighting the production and use of pine wood chips as aggregates in greenhouse substrates, the researchers found growers do not need to adjust their production practices when 20 percent pine wood chips are used as a perlite replacement.
Reduce fertilizer and water, and allow your poinsettias to develop slowly during the final four weeks of production to avoid bract edge burn.
The founders of BloomNation are changing the way flowers are sold online by focusing on customer experience and florists’ autonomy.
Tagawa Greenhouses’ has recently taken steps toward improving its operations, which largely involved expanding and improving its production team. The production staff is now made up of many individuals from the younger generation. Meet some of the individuals who have worked their way up to management roles before the age of 30.
The 2014 Seeley Summit offered growers and industry professionals information and strategies for dealing with the issue of water scarcity.