April 16, 2014

Variety Highlights From Ball Horticultural Co., Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch And Green Fuse Botanicals

The sixth and final day of the 2014 California Spring Trials saw Greenhouse Grower editors wrapping up the week with hundreds of beautiful new varieties at Ball, Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch and Green Fuse Botanicals. Check out these beauties!

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April 11, 2014

Variety Highlights From Suntory Flowers, EuroAmerican Propagators, Hort Couture, Flamingo Holland, GroLink, Athena Brazil And Plant Haven [Slideshow]

On the fifth day of trials, Greenhouse Grower editors visited several trials and saw hundreds of beautiful new varieties. Here are some of the highlights of the day.

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April 10, 2014

Variety Highlights From HGTV, Dummen, Bartels, Beekenkamp, PAC-Elsner, Westhoff, Plug Connection, Terra Nova Nurseries, Skagit Gardens, Vegetalis And Floranova

On the fourth day of trials, Greenhouse Grower editors visited several trials and saw hundreds of beautiful new varieties. Here are some of the highlights of the day.

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April 8, 2014

Variety Highlights From Syngenta Flowers, SHS Griffin And Proven Winners [Slideshow]

The Greenhouse Grower editors hit the trail hard again on Monday, April 7. Here are the fabulous new varieties we saw at Syngenta Flowers, SHS Griffin and Proven Winners.

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April 7, 2014

Great Marketing Ideas From Danziger, Benary, Golden State Bulb and Pacific Plug & Liner [Slideshow]

Breeders are creating remarkably strong displays full of ideas to promote a love of plants and gardening. Here are some highlights from Spring Trials sites at Danziger, Benary, Golden State Bulb and Pacific Plug & Liner.

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PGRs For Summer Perennials

March 25, 2014

PGRs For Summer Perennials: Agastache, Monarda and Perovskia

Agastache, monarda and perovskia  are vigorous plants with an upright growth habit. Watch this episode of FloriCAST for PGR rates to keep these plants in proportion to their pots.

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March 18, 2014

Exclusive: Kansas Department Of Agriculture’s Jeff Vogel Discusses TMV And The Kansas Pest Freedom Standards

Greenhouse Grower talked to the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection and Weed Control Program Manager Jeff Vogel to learn about the Kansas Pest Freedom Standards and how the state is regulating tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) on petunias this season.

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As directed by EPA, the bee hazard icon appears in the Directions For Use for each application site for specific use restrictions and instructions to protect bee and other pollinators.

March 18, 2014

Bailey Nurseries To Eliminate Foliar Treatments In Container And Bareroot Fields With Three Neonicotinoid Insecticides

The wholesale grower will eliminate all foliar treatments made with the three named neonicotinoid insecticides – Dinotefuran, Imidacloprid and Thiamethoxam.

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March 12, 2014

2013 Poinsettia Cultivar Evaluation From The Ohio State University And AmericanHort

The Ohio State University and AmericanHort collaborates on a poinsettia rating project that aims to inform growers about the differences between consumer and grower preferences on new poinsettia cultivars.

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February 26, 2014

Dümmen Reports Incidences Of TMV In Red Fox Petunia Cuttings From El Salvador Operation

Growers who have received Red Fox brand petunia cuttings from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador stock plant facility should inspect unrooted petunia cuttings and plants for any symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).

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Cultivate 14 AmericanHort Short Course

February 19, 2014

AmericanHort Changes Name Of OFA Short Course To Cultivate’14

AmericanHort has changed the name of OFA Short Course, the annual Columbus, Ohio, horticulture trade show, to Cultivate'14.

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