October 21, 2014
Plants, Gardens Of The Future Will Be Radically Different, Grueber Says
Over the next 20 to 30 years, Garry Grueber of Cultivaris and Global Breadfruit says the horticulture industry will need to address such issues as population growth, feeding a hungry world, less availability of water and land resources, rampant climate change and increased focus on the environment and sustainability.
October 14, 2014
Bell Nursery Acquires Additional 250 Acres in Virginia and North Carolina
Bell Nursery has acquired two new growing operations in North Carolina and Virginia. Bentwood Farms and Blue Ridge Growers will add more than 250 acres of greenhouse and field production space.
October 1, 2014
Election Day 2014: Is Medical Marijuana Legislation On The Ballot In Your State?
In 2014, there are three states with pending legislation to legalize medical marijuana, and national legislation is pending for pro-medical (non-legalizing) marijuana. Learn more about state and national bills here.
September 23, 2014
Industry Update: RISE Comments On Seattle Citywide Ban Of Neonicotinoids
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.
September 16, 2014
Top Cuttings Producers Reveal Offshore Production Is Expanding
Cuttings producers worldwide are committed to sustainability and producing clean, high-quality young plants.
September 9, 2014
California State Senate Defers Action On Neonicotinoids Until 2020
The California State Senate voted 35 to 1 on August 21 to delay a requirement for action on neonicotinoids until 2020.
August 12, 2014
What Bell Nursery Learned From Growing Without Neonicotinoids This Spring
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.
July 29, 2014
“Social Media Is The New Garden Fence,” And Other Advice From Keynote Speaker P. Allen Smith At Cultivate’14
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.
July 15, 2014
Greenhouse Grower Thrilled To Honor 2014 Medal of Excellence Winners
Check out the breeders, growers and new varieties that earned the Greenhouse Grower Medal of Excellence awards for 2014.
July 3, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries Receives Industry Achievement Honor
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.
June 27, 2014
Gotham Greens Takes Locally Grown Produce To A Whole New Level
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.