Seattle City Council voted last week to pass a ban on the purchase and use of neonicotinoids on city property. Responsible Industry For a Sound Environment (RISE) provides insight on the ban.
Cuttings producers worldwide are committed to sustainability and producing clean, high-quality young plants.
The California State Senate voted 35 to 1 on August 21 to delay a requirement for action on neonicotinoids until 2020.
Determined to find out firsthand what a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides would mean for growers, Bell Nursery CEO Gary Mangum challenged his team to grow without them. Read to find out about the lessons he learned.
The gardening guru, television personality, philanthropist and motivational speaker urged growers, retailers, landscapers and florists to use social media to engage the next generation of buyers, and to invest in developing their respective audiences.
Check out the breeders, growers and new varieties that earned the Greenhouse Grower Medal of Excellence awards for 2014.
The Oregon-based breeder was selected as Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 recipient of the Medal Of Excellence Award for Industry Achievement for contributing more than 20 years of unique genetics and exciting plant breeding to the floriculture industry.
Gotham Greens broke the boundaries of agriculture by building the country’s first commercial-scale rooftop greenhouse operation in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now it’s taking that vision further with two more locations and contracts to build in more cities.
This week, President Obama issued a memorandum directing U.S. government agencies to take additional steps to protect and restore domestic populations of pollinators, including honey bees. A new Pollinator Health Task Force will focus federal efforts to conduct research and take action to help pollinators recover from population losses.
The new miticide provides a novel mode of action, with active ingredient cyflumetofen, for use in greenhouses, nurseries, landscapes and interiorscapes.