June 20, 2017
Dümmen Orange Enters Calla Market With Acquisition of Golden State Bulb Growers Portfolio
Golden State will continue to supply the market through September 2018, at which time Dümmen Orange will assume supply and delivery of much of Golden State’s product line.
June 19, 2017
IGC Show Features Talks on How to Cash in on the Buy Local Trend, Managing High-Stress Situations, and More
This year’s event, which takes place Aug. 15-17 in Chicago, also includes a free workshop on what you might do when starting your business over from scratch.
June 16, 2017
Five Guidelines to Investing in Software for Your Greenhouse
Any software improvement you make should make sense for your team and be worth the investment.
June 15, 2017
Greenhouse Grower’s 2017 Evening Of Excellence Will Recognize Achievements In Breeding, Growing, And Marketing
Registration is now open for the 2017 Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence, which takes place Monday, July 17, during Cultivate’17.
June 12, 2017
How to Improve Customer Success by Adding Residual Fertilizer to Your Plant Products
Even if it costs a few cents more per pot or extra labor, your customers will thank you with repeat sales.
May 31, 2017
Art VanWingerden on the Importance of Investing in Your Greenhouse Structure
When it comes to reinvesting in structures, Art VanWingerden of Metrolina Greenhouses says it's important maintain the longevity of the building so it will last to the next generation and the generation after that.
May 31, 2017
New Greenhouse Conveyors Help Automation Become More Functional
The latest conveyor and shipping systems from leading manufacturers are designed to be more versatile and customized to any operation. Here’s a look at the newest models.
May 28, 2017
Growers Offer Advice on What to Know Before Your Next Building Project
Two Top 100 Growers discuss their most recent building projects, the challenges they addressed, and what they learned during the process.
May 27, 2017
How to Overcome Biocontrol Challenges by Thinking Outside the Box
With a little creative thinking and adjustments to your strategy, you can overcome your greenhouse biocontrol challenges.
May 25, 2017
Allan Armitage: Two Great Examples of Young People Moving the Industry Forward
In his latest column, Allan Armitage says perhaps we should, as an industry, extend our hands to our youngest members. We might be pleasantly surprised what happens.
May 25, 2017
Genetically Modified Petunia Update: Breeders Take Swift Action, USDA Requires Import Authorization
Now that the initial shock of genetically engineered petunias is wearing off, breeders continue testing for tainted stock and look toward the future. On the consumer side, uncertainties remain.
May 21, 2017
Final California Spring Trials Thoughts From Allan Armitage Scholarship Winner Tyler Beasley
“I went home from California Spring Trials realizing that the students enrolled in our Greenhouse Management program at Spokane Community College need to experience the trials. Attending opened many doors of opportunity for me.”
May 8, 2017
How to Choose the Best Native Plants for Pollinator Gardens
The popularity of native plants is rising as gardeners become conscious of the need to plant more pollinator gardens. The challenge is to select the right plants to put in them.
May 8, 2017
2017 Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers: The Complete List, and More
Growth signifies a healthy industry, and indeed, several of Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers expanded their operations significantly between 2016 and 2017.
May 3, 2017
Find Out What Bell Nursery Learned About Bees While Keeping Beehives
In spring 2014, Bell Nursery stopped using neonicotinoids to find out how it would impact production. Then the operation began keeping bees to learn more.
May 2, 2017
Allan Armitage: How Growers Can Be Creative to Take Gardening Convenience to the Next Level
Our industry does a good job of making things convenient for our customers. It’s time to take it a step further.
April 28, 2017
Growers Developing Strategies for Better Plant Growth Regulator Use in Greenhouses
Whether it’s through new liner programs or more consistent grouping of plants, growers continue to find ways to effectively manage their plant growth regulator programs.