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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 27, 2016
Fire Destroys Greenhouses At Oconomowoc Landscape Supply & Garden Center
The fire not only consumed the Wisconsin garden retailer's structures, but also major equipment like dump trucks. In all, the owners estimate $1.2 million in damage occurred.
June 27, 2016
Ball Premier Lab Wins Medal Of Excellence Award For Its Advancements In Seed
Over the past 30 years, the Ball Premier Lab has set the standard for high-quality seed in the industry, earning it Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Medal Of Excellence for Industry Achievement, for its dedication to advancing seed and helping growers improve their margins.