February 14, 2017
Trendsetting Products and Ideas From TPIE 2017
If you're a trend watcher, the 2017 Tropical Plant Exhibition, held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on January 18-20, was a can't-miss event. In case you missed it, here are a few highlights of the cool products, trends, and ideas seen at the show.
February 7, 2017
Horticultural Research Institute Funding 13 Projects in 2017
The projects cover areas ranging from disease and weed control to improving soil health.
February 1, 2017
Allan Armitage California Spring Trials Scholarship Winner is Tyler Beasley
Beasley, a junior at Oregon State University’s Ecampus who also manages a local community college greenhouse, will join Armitage and a team of Greenhouse Grower editors in attending and reporting on the 2017 California Spring Trials.
January 24, 2017
29 New Flowering and Foliage Plants from TPIE 2017
The Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition (TPIE) was the place to be Jan. 18-20 to catch a peek at some of the new plant introductions making their first appearance on the market.
January 17, 2017
Two Major Growers Recovering and Rebuilding After Fires
The blazes occurred at Dan Schantz Farm and Greenhouses in Zionsville, PA, and Spring Meadow Nursery in Grand Haven, MI. Both companies say no employees were injured, and they plan to pull together and stay on schedule for the remainder of the year.
January 17, 2017
Stephanie Whitehouse Takes Her Passion for Plants to Dickman Farms
Stephanie Whitehouse, who has spent the last seven years as the Sales and Marketing Director for Peace Tree Farm in Kintnersville, PA, recently joined Dickman Farms Greenhouse and Garden Center in Auburn, NY, as the company’s new Retail General Manager.
January 13, 2017
We Must Help Heal Our Nation, with Plants and Flowers [Opinion]
No matter how you may feel — personally or professionally — about the outcome of the election, it’s likely that you realize our nation has some healing to do.
January 5, 2017
Why ArizonaEast Is Expanding Its Succulent Production To Florida
In Greenhouse Grower's January cover story, learn how Brian and Joe Vitale of ArizonaEast saw a chance to expand and diversify their New Jersey-based succulent operation, and why they jumped at the opportunity.
December 29, 2016
Kelly Norris: 4 Ways We’re Leaving Growth Opportunities On The Table
Horticulture is a multi-million dollar industry with lots to offer, yet we’re still overlooking several avenues for growth.
December 27, 2016
Check Out the Top 5 Most-Read News Stories on GreenhouseGrower.com in 2016!
From pest outbreaks to overtime rule changes, here are the headlines that grabbed your attention in 2016.
December 20, 2016
Ball Horticultural Expands Potted Plant Offerings With Purchase Of Ex-Plant
Ex-Plant, which specializes in potted plants, will become a part of Ball’s PanAmerican Seed division.
December 16, 2016
Please Take Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Poinsettia Survey
Are plant sales up or down compared to last year? How did Black Friday set the tone for this season? What varieties and sizes were your best sellers? Did you try anything new this year to appeal to younger consumer demographics? We tackle all of these questions and more to help you understand the trends in Greenhouse Grower's 2016 Poinsettia Survey.
December 16, 2016
House Failure To Address H-2B Exemption Could Affect Spring 2017 Season
Despite efforts by AmericanHort and others in the industry, the House of Representatives failed to renew the Returning Worker Exemption, a policy that helps ensure that small and seasonal businesses have an adequate workforce for the peak spring season.
December 5, 2016
How Bailey Nurseries Has Found Solutions To The Labor Shortage
A changing seasonal workforce led this Minnesota-based company to explore new labor sources through the H-2A program and refugee organizations, and it’s working out for the better.
December 2, 2016
Kelly Norris: How The “Me Too” Philosophy Affects Plant Breeding
When you’re selling the exact same thing as everyone else, it’s unrealistic to expect customers to buy only from you.