July 19, 2016

Are You Bar Coding Your Plants Like Other Garden Retailers?

We asked garden retailers how they bar code several plant categories. Take a look at our results and learn how in sync are you with your peers.

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PlanPoint Sensor Nodes From Decagon

July 18, 2016

Lloyd Traven Sees The Future Of Horticulture Through Precision Technology

The potential applications of developing precision technologies for greenhouse production will change the way we grow in the near future, Traven says.

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One Earth Edibles From Peace Tree Farm

July 16, 2016

How To Capture Your Share Of The Edibles Market

At Peace Tree Farm, One Earth Edibles represent healthy living on a healthy planet.

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Seed Meets Technology Event

July 13, 2016

“Seed Meets Technology” Event In The Netherlands Slated For Late September

The third annual “Seed Meets Technology” event will feature vegetable trials, technology and innovation in action, and classes covering seed enhancements, hydroponics, and more.

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July 12, 2016

Greenhouse Grower Honors 2016 Medal Of Excellence Breeding Award Winners

Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence at Cultivate’16 was a celebration of the 2016 Medal of Excellence Winners that embody the best in breeding, marketing, and growing, and typify the dedication to quality that is so prevalent in our industry.

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July 12, 2016

North Creek Nurseries Named Operation Of The Year At Cultivate’16

“This award is about 28 years of dedicated work by our entire team, said Steve Castorani of North Creek in accepting the award, which was presented during Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence program.

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Birch grove at Good News Garden FEATURE

July 10, 2016

Clever Ideas You Can Steal From The GCA Tour

Garden retail tours always offer a banquet of ideas that attendees can use back at their own garden stores. That was especially true of this year’s Garden Center of America’s Summer Tour in Portland, OR. Take a look at the clever ideas I spied at the garden centers we visited, ideas that range from the simple and easy-to-implement, to others that take a little more effort, but will have a worthwhile payoff.  

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Grower Education

July 7, 2016

Two Industry Veterans Discuss How To Meet The Challenges Of Grower Education

Two industry players have a conversation on how we can deliver the level of grower education needed to address complex issues associated with production practices and pest management strategies.

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Briscoe White, Growers Exchange

July 6, 2016

The Grower’s Exchange Unlocks The Secret to E-Commerce

In the Internet era, Briscoe and Kenan White knew they had to adapt or die and specialize to survive. Here’s how they took The Grower’s Exchange online.

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July 5, 2016

Bench And Display Structure Ideas From The GCA Tour

Portland has a number of impressive garden retailers who use creative approaches to solving display challenges. Here are a number of plant and product display fixtures we spied on last week's tour.

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Roots with plant media background XL-W

July 2, 2016

University Of Florida Offering Online Nutrient Management Course In July

Topics include common nutrient problems, essential nutrients, fertilizer types, how to interpret a fertilizer label, managing total nutrient level, pH, and EC, onsite testing, and growing media.

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Kelly Norris - feature

June 28, 2016

Kelly Norris: Three Variety Trends That Caught My Eye This Spring

My reflections on promising new plants, the realities of market penetration, and adding value along the supply chain.

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