February 6, 2018

20 Trends That Dominated at TPIE

If you're looking to stay on top of the current trends to stay ahead of the competition and increase value to your clients by helping them stay at the forefront of their industry, check out some of the new products and ideas we saw trending at TPIE this year.

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February 4, 2018

Automation Turns to Data at Four Star Greenhouse

When Four Star Greenhouse needed its ISO machines to do more than stick cuttings, three businesses came together to come up with an innovative solution.

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February 2, 2018

How You Can Tackle Online Plant Sales

Selling your products online can open up a new revenue stream, but there are several factors you need to consider along the way.

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February 1, 2018

New Greenhouse Transplanters Aim for Improved Accuracy, Flexibility

Manufacturers of transplanters and sticking machines for cuttings have developed new systems that can meet the needs of growers of all sizes. Here’s a look at some of the latest products on the market.

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January 26, 2018

Allan Armitage: A Closer Look at New Annuals for 2018

Petunias, marigolds, pansies, lantanas, and zinnias will always be needed, but here are some other annuals I think may increase sales.

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2018 Costa Open House

January 23, 2018

2018 Costa Open House: Standout Plants and Products

See what plants and products caught our eye at the Costa Farms open house in Miami, FL.

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January 20, 2018

New Tech Could Lead to More Efficient Use of Light in the Greenhouse

Working with a $2.45 million USDA grant, a team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers are developing a scalable, cost-effective new greenhouse material.

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January 19, 2018

Hot-Selling Succulents Remain Hip, With No End in Sight

Succulents continue to fascinate people of all ages and gardening abilities. Perhaps that’s because they still have the right stuff to attract attention.

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California Coast

January 9, 2018

2018 California Spring Trials Dates, Times, Locations

It’s time to start planning for a great road trip in April to see all the latest plants on display. This quick reference guide will help you map out your trip.

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January 5, 2018

State of the Greenhouse Industry: Dealing With Your Banks in 2018 Will Take Patience

Financial institutions are still reluctant to part with capital for agricultural and horticultural growth, despite economic indicators. Here’s why banks have raised the bar on lending.

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December 21, 2017

Dümmen Orange Confirms Presence of Xanthomonas in Begonia Stock

In a December 16 letter to its customers, Dümmen Orange said it had encountered an issue in its El Salvador-based Las Mercedes production facility, where bacterial leaf spot had been confirmed in begonia production.

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December 9, 2017

Southern California Wildfires Narrowly Miss Most Grower Operations

Here’s an update on horticulture businesses in the areas affected by the California wildfires.

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