What your potted plants look like at retail translates to sales or fails. North Carolina State University researchers report on how two postharvest care products performed.
Growers of short-term vegetable or ornamental crops should have an easier time switching from conventional mineral fertilizers to organic fertilizers.
The newly established non-profit Circle Fresh Institute will offer anyone the opportunity to learn commercial organic production practices.
In the last three years, Circle Fresh Farms has built its growing network to 20 acres of greenhouse space, serving up local, organic, hydroponic vegetables to high-end grocers like Whole Foods and upscale restaurants in Colorado. Circle Fresh Farms is well on its way toward fulfilling an ambitious expansion plan, to supply local markets in cities nationwide.
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.
Seattle’s first commercial hydroponic farms will supply families with donated fresh produce. The first hydroponic farm measures just 250 square feet and grows lettuces, kale and bok choy.
The ornamental bedding plant industry really started with vegetable growers in the ’60s and ’70s. So while ornamental growers are looking for the next big thing, it’s not all that surprising that many of you are taking a look back at the potential of produce.
Packed with old-fashioned flavor and modern productivity, your customers are sure to fall for these new veggies.
Edibles like strawberries thrive in containers and are wonderfully ornamental.
The popularity of fresh vegetables for the garden and table continues to rise, along with the possibilities for growers to get in on the trend.