Hand-Crafted Stone Mushrooms (Stone-Age Creations)

February 9, 2018

Garden Retailers at TPIE Highlight Their Favorite Products

A team of garden retailers once again participated in the 2018 Tropical Plants Industry Expo Cool Product Awards.

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North Creek Nurseries lower trials

June 24, 2016

North Creek Nurseries Is A Finalist For 2016 Operation Of The Year

North Creek Nurseries in Landenberg, PA, is one of three finalists for Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Operation Of The Year award and winner of the Excellence In Sustainable Production award for 2016.

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Ornamental kale field at Sunlet Nursery

June 17, 2016

Sunlet Nursery Named As Finalist For 2016 Operation Of The Year

Sunlet Nursery in Fallbrook, CA, is one of three finalists for Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Operation Of The Year award and winner of the Excellence In Community Leadership award for 2016.

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May 3, 2016

Migrant Farm Workers Moving Around Less Than In The Past, According To New Study

The number of farm workers who migrate and work on multiple farms during the growing season dropped from 55% in 1998 to 20% in 2009.

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April 5, 2016

9 Cool New Edibles Provide The First Taste Of The 2016 California Spring Trials [Photo Gallery]

Let’s face it — edibles are all the rage, as gardeners of all generations get ready to test their green thumbs and culinary skills. The promise of a juicy strawberry or a ripe tomato, fresh from their own garden, makes their mouths water. According to a recent report by the National Gardening Association, food gardening in the U.S. is at its highest levels in more than a decade, with 35% of all households in America (more than 42 million) growing food at home or in a community. The low-maintenance, new varieties coming on the market are making food gardening better and easier than ever, and providing opportunities to bring new foodies into the garden center. Breeders displaying at the 2016 California Spring Trials (CAST) have provided a sneak peek at some of the edibles that will be ready for retail in 2017. Check out the delicious new fruit and vegetable varieties […]

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January 16, 2016

North Carolina Greenhouse Owner Killed On January 6

Jesse Campbell, the owner of Campbell’s Greenhouses in Dilworth, NC, was known in the local community for hugging-longtime customers and resurrecting ailing orchids.

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November 20, 2015

Lessons Learned From The California Drought

For those of us who live in the areas of the country that experienced harsh winters and significant rain over the past three seasons, water has become a nuisance in some cases, rather than a blessing. I can’t count the number of times I have wished to be able to send the snow or the rain to the West Coast, tied up with a big red bow. But think about how we’d feel if we didn’t have the snow and the rain, and we were experiencing the same dry conditions that the residents of California, Oregon and Washington have. With fresh water supplies dwindling in regions of the world, and the resistance of residents in states like Michigan to share water from the Great Lakes, it’s likely that the next civil or world war could be fought over our most precious resource. California’s epic drought should cause everyone to look […]

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