August 14, 2017
How Young’s Plant Farm Invests in New Structures and Equipment
The Auburn, AL-based Top 100 Grower operation is improving its production infrastructure so it can continue to efficiently produce quality plants and keep up with demand.
August 10, 2017
New Sensors Can Help You Manage Your Greenhouse Crop 24/7
The wrong environmental conditions in your greenhouse can potentially lead to significant crop loss. Here’s how sensor technology manufacturers are helping you safeguard your greenhouse.
August 3, 2017
Innovation Never Stops at Catoctin Mountain Growers
The Van Wingerden family knows the importance of keeping up with change, and is always looking to make the necessary updates at its Maryland operation.
August 1, 2017
Farwest 2017 Spotlights Latest Insights in Horticulture From Growing to Retailing
The 2017 Farwest Show takes place Aug. 22-25 in Portland, OR, and features presentations from industry-leading experts, as well as several networking opportunities.
July 31, 2017
Suppliers Seek to Help Greenhouse Growers Save on Energy Costs
New developments in heating/cooling technology and greenhouse screening can provide long-term efficiency in your greenhouse environment.
July 29, 2017
Boom Technology Helps Irrigate Multiple Crops at Foertmeyer & Sons
The boom system in place at Delaware, OH-based Foertmeyer & Sons, developed by Damatex Control Systems, provides more flexibility in growing and irrigating several crops in one area.
July 26, 2017
Allan Armitage: How Interacting With Your Customers Can Build Positive Energy
Plants are our common denominator, but trust and positive interaction with our customers and each other is truly what keeps us in the plant business.
July 26, 2017
Seed Your Future Aims to Inspire Careers in Plants
Who will be the next generation of horticulturists? The answer lies in helping to change the perception of horticulture and using contemporary new language to tell our stories.
July 25, 2017
16 Products That Garden Retailers Loved at Cultivate’17
In what has become an annual tradition at Cultivate, a team of garden retailers presented awards for their picks as the best new products (both live goods and hard goods) from Cultivate’17.
July 20, 2017
Highlights from Greenhouse Grower’s Evening Of Excellence At Cultivate’17 (Photo Gallery)
Greenhouse Grower held its annual Evening of Excellence event on Monday, July 17, during Cultivate’17. The Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence awards reception celebrates greenhouse operations and plant breeders that strive for excellence, and as to be expected, there was much of that to be found during the event.
July 18, 2017
Aron Hoff of Meyers Fruit Farms and Greenhouses Named Head Grower of the Year at Cultivate’17
"Everyone on my team is an inspiration, and this award is a testament to what they've done in challenging me to always do better," said Hoff in accepting the award, which was presented during Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence program.
July 18, 2017
Micandy Gardens Greenhouses Named Operation of the Year at Cultivate’17
"Our team works with passion and has a common goal and purpose: to share the beauty of plants and nature with the world," said Micandy Gardens President Marcelyn Buist-Byl in accepting the award, which was presented during Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence program.
July 17, 2017
Greenhouse Grower Honors 2017 Medal of Excellence Breeding Award Winners at Cultivate’17
Greenhouse Grower’s Evening of Excellence at Cultivate’17 was a celebration of the 2017 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. Check out who the big winners were.
July 13, 2017
20 Things You Need to Know Before You Head to Cultivate’17
Whether you are a first-time Cultivate attendee or a seasoned veteran, it’s important to be prepared before you make the trip to Columbus, OH, for one of the floriculture industry’s largest events. Before you leave, here are 20 things to plan ahead for prior to departing.
July 11, 2017
Your Chance to Win a Free Copy of “Light Management in Controlled Environments” at Cultivate’17
Each day during Cultivate’17, the Greenhouse Grower/Meister Media Worldwide booth will be giving away one copy of “Light Management in Controlled Environments,” a resource that brings together the latest findings from scientific studies geared toward advancing the science and application of lighting for specialty crop production.
July 8, 2017
How You Can Use Lifestyle Marketing to Sell Plants
Should we be trying to educate consumers into loving what we like to produce, or should we allow consumers to educate us into producing what they love?