Several species of Kalanchoe show promise for commercial production as flowering potted plants. Learn how to improve quality and flowering for these underused varieties.
Watering is elemental to healthy plants, but one of the hardest concepts for new employees to master in the greenhouse. Recommend these tips to start them off right.
Ethephon sprays are useful tools to delay the flowering of Ladyslippers streptocarpus without negatively impacting plant size or marketability.
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.
Lowering temperature set points in the greenhouse may help you combat rising heating costs.
As the spring season starts to wind down, it is never a bad time to look back at the last couple of months to evaluate what changes you might consider for next year. There is no better time than the off-season to make these changes for the next spring season. Few things you do will have
This is the second article of the four article series highlighting the production and use of pine wood chips as aggregates in greenhouse substrates.
Cornell University researchers look at the impact cultural factors such as substrate amendments and substrate water-holding capacity have on fungus gnat populations.
Ethephon is an excellent and cost effective option for improving plant structure, preventing early flowering, and controlling excessive plant growth. It is easy to see why Ethephon has become an essential component of the floriculture PGR toolbox.
Switching over to tomato, cucumber or pepper production can be a big change for any greenhouse. These crops have long production cycles and may not fit as easily into windows of opportunity between ornamental production cycles. However, culinary herbs are a relatively quick and can easily be grown in simple hydroponic systems.