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.
June 24, 2014
USDA Provides $8 Million to Help Boost Declining Honey Bee Population, Pollinator Health Task Force Formed
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.
May 30, 2014
See Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Medal Of Excellence Industry’s Choice And Editor’s Choice Finalists
Greenhouse Grower’s Medal Of Excellence In Breeding Awards recognize stand-out varieties introduced at the California Spring Trials. Here are the 2014 finalists for the Industry’s Choice and Editor’s Choice Awards, and information on how you can vote for the Reader's Choice Awards.
May 7, 2014
Free Robot Work Offer From Harvest Automation Makes Spacing Plants Easier For Growers
Harvest Automation's free robot work offer allows growers to use plant moving robots to alleviate one of the most demanding and repetitive tasks. For Flowerwood Nursery, this has led to higher profit margins with fewer workforce headaches.
April 29, 2014
Industry Perspective: Systemic Insecticides And Bees: Are We Revisiting “Silent Spring”?
The impact of systemic insecticides on bees and other pollinators is not new phenomenon. Kansas State University Entomology Professor Raymond Cloyd says we, as an industry, need to work together to provide unbiased information that is based in sound science.