Michigan State University Extension recently published this consumer article by Dr. David Smitley on why the discovery of neonicotinoid insecticides in leaves and flowers of some garden center plants should not stop consumers from buying and planting flowers, because the benefit to bees far outweighs the potential risk. It’s a good resource to share with your customers and consumers.
The Vertex by Poly-Tex The Vertex is the newest member of the Greenhouse Megastore’s shade structure family. Make a statement and show your colors with this simple, stylish shade house.The easy-snap button frame and bungee-shade attachments will provide shade in no time. With more than 7 feet of sidewall clearance and 13 feet to the peak, the Vertex will give
Breeders at California Spring Trials presented edibles in container gardens, urban gardens and mixed combos with ornamentals. They presented tons of useful ideas for how growers and retailers can present veggies for premium sales. New colors, sizes and flavors make these featured edibles a fresh tastebud experience. Here are 10 new varieties to pump up
The range of 2015 annual introductions at California Spring Trials is astounding. Breeders placed a large emphasis on compact plants, container components and providing grower solutions. Here are 29 annuals varieties to consider for production in the upcoming season.
New small-space vegetables, container trends and flower/vegetable groupings contribute to a resurgence of interest in growing edibles.
Terra Nova Nurseries introduces a brand-new genus, Mukgenia Nova ‘Flame,’ as part of its Sneak Peek variety introductions.
The newest specialty annuals have a lot to offer with outstanding new colors, foliage and performance. Find out what’s new for 2015.
Final voting is now open for the 2014 Readers’ Choice award.
Retailers often look to their plant suppliers for ideas of how to increase their plants sales with smart marketing plans. The California Spring Trials were packed with great concepts you can pass along to your customers.
The new miticide provides a novel mode of action, with active ingredient cyflumetofen, for use in greenhouses, nurseries, landscapes and interiorscapes.