Chrysanthemum ‘Stephany Yellow’

September 27, 2017

Tips on Growing Garden Mums for Fall Sales

The University of Massachusetts offers an online guide on best production practices for mums, including handling rooted cuttings, container production, fertilization, and more.

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Ascochyta in chrysanthemum

September 27, 2017

14 Common Chrysanthemum Diseases to Monitor

Penn State University Extension features a section on its website devoted to diseases commonly found in chrysanthemums.

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OHP Biosolutions

September 26, 2017

OHP Acquired by AMVAC, But Will Continue to Operate As Normal

AMVAC has acquired OHP and its chemical and biological crop protection solutions for the greenhouse and nursery markets. The deal will close in early October, and there will be no changes to staff, products, or operations.

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Oasis PlantPaper

September 25, 2017

Oasis Introduces New Biodegradable Paper Wrap for Plant Propagation

PlantPaper is an all-natural, bio-based, wrap media that contains no glue and provides more effective rooting.

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LM-Bark 1 (Lambert Peat Moss)

September 25, 2017

European Growing Media Manufacturers Face Challenging Market Conditions

Rising costs and a poor harvest have created challenging conditions for the growing media industry in 2017, according to the UK-based Growing Media Association.

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Helleborus Bloom at Pacific Plug and Liner feature

September 25, 2017

Tips From a Pro on Hellebore Production

Turn out great-looking hellebores with these simple tips for growing, transplanting, and finishing.

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September 19, 2017

Here’s Your Chance to Earn CEUs in Weed Management

The University of Florida is offering a new online training course covering weed management in the greenhouse. The course offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for growers in many states.

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Boxwood Blight

September 19, 2017

Concerned About Boxwood Blight? Here Are Some Updated Management Tips

AmericanHort’s Horticultural Research Institute has released an updated version of its boxwood blight Best Management Practices document.

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Proven Winners Potting Soil and Plant Food

September 15, 2017

Sun Gro Forms New Distribution Agreement with Proven Winners

Sun Gro will distribute Proven Winners-branded potting soils and plant foods to independent garden centers.

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Hydroponics Michigan State Web

September 14, 2017

Hydroponic and Aquaponics Growers Face Possible Loss of Organic Certification

The National Organic Standards Board is considering recommending that USDA revoke the ability for hydroponic, aquaponic, aeroponic, and other container-based growing methods to be certified organic, according to an update from growers at Upstart University.

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Powdery mildew on rosemary. Photo credit: SHS Griffin

September 9, 2017

Howler Biological Fungicide from AgBiome Gains EPA Approval

Howler provides preventive, long-lasting activity on a broad spectrum of soilborne and foliar diseases, with no special handling or storage required.

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Biocontrols in a Greenhouse

September 4, 2017

How to Successfully Integrate Biocontrols Into Greenhouse Floriculture Production

The widespread adoption of biocontrol in Canadian floriculture greenhouses grew out of necessity. The lessons they learned can help you incorporate these tools in your production.

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