October 17, 2017
Production Technology Conference Tour Attendees See Technology in Action
AmericanHort’s Production Technology Conference in Dallas, TX, kicked off on Monday, Oct. 10, with a tour of three local production facilities.
October 7, 2017
Herbaceous Perennial Nutrition: What You Need to Know
Regardless of your production challenges, keeping containerized herbaceous perennials healthy is as simple as understanding the basics of their nutritional needs.
October 5, 2017
Greenhouse Lighting Suppliers Focused on Efficiency and Flexibility
Deciding the best lighting system for your greenhouse — whether you’re growing ornamentals, vegetables, herbs, or something else — can be challenging. Here’s a close look at some of the latest lighting options on the market, and how you can determine whether they are a good fit for your operation.
October 1, 2017
How Willoway Nurseries Gets Its Staff Engaged in The Company’s Future
Willoway Nurseries in Avon, OH, is creating a culture with people who think, act, and feel like owners. Learn how its team is taking the business to the next level.
September 30, 2017
How an LED Vertical Growing System Can Enhance Production
Shenandoah Growers, a Virginia-based organic herbs producer, is finding that its investment in LEDs has increased production and improved plant quality.
September 28, 2017
Monitor Your Greenhouse Environment With Five Easy-to-Use Tools
A team of leading researchers offers tips on several devices that can help you effectively manage your greenhouse environment.
September 22, 2017
An Up-Close Look at Meyers Greenhouses’ Central Soil Delivery System
Head Grower Aron Hoff was looking for a way to customize soil mixes on multiple planting lines in real time. The system he’s now using makes the process much simpler.
September 21, 2017
Tour of Buffalo Gardens Reveals Hidden Gems And Community Pride
This past August, Allan Armitage joined the Association for Garden Communicators on a tour of Buffalo. It was a reminder that that we can make a difference in neighborhoods, in cities, and in people’s lives.
September 20, 2017
8 Questions To Ask, And Answer, Before You Invest in New Software
Implementing new software in your greenhouse business may seem overwhelming at first, but doing your homework will pay off in the long run.
September 19, 2017
Concerned About Boxwood Blight? Here Are Some Updated Management Tips
AmericanHort’s Horticultural Research Institute has released an updated version of its boxwood blight Best Management Practices document.
September 14, 2017
Production Technology Conference Focused on Education
From tour stops to educational sessions, here are some of the details you need to know about AmericanHort’s Production Technology Conference in Dallas in October.
September 13, 2017
Women Making Strides in Horticulture, But More Progress is Needed
Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff helped moderate a "Women in Horticulture" panel discussion at Cultivate'17, in which plant scientists, growers, marketers, and company presidents talked about how they were called to horticulture and the evolution of their careers since.
September 12, 2017
Garden Media Group’s 2018 Trends Report Highlights Nature’s Contribution to Mental Wellness
This year’s Garden Trends report offers seven trends that you can use to inspire mental wellness. Take a look to see how many trends you’re already using to connect with your customers.
September 6, 2017
Head Grower of the Year Aron Hoff Never Stops Learning
Hoff originally wanted to be a teacher. Now, he is incorporating those skills he learned into his leadership and desire to keep learning and educating.
September 5, 2017
14 Consumer Gardening Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time
In early September, the Garden Media Group will unveil its 2018 Garden Trends report. To whet your appetite, here’s a look back at several trends that remain relevant today.
September 4, 2017
How to Successfully Integrate Biocontrols Into Greenhouse Floriculture Production
The widespread adoption of biocontrol in Canadian floriculture greenhouses grew out of necessity. The lessons they learned can help you incorporate these tools in your production.