Top 100 Drone Image Feature

May 16, 2016

Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers Talk Technology, Automation, Sustainability, And Marketing

The Top 100 Growers are already by nature some of the most technologically advanced greenhouse operations, due to their sheer size and need for efficiency. Many of the largest growers also serve big box merchandisers and home improvement chains, where prices are dictated, so producing plants at the lowest possible cost is essential to growers not only staying in business, but also profiting and expanding their operations. This year’s survey focused on the automation and technology the Top 100 Growers are investing in, and how these advancements have improved their operations, as well as how they have affected growers’ labor issues. We also asked growers about how they’re solving labor issues, where they’re recruiting new hires, and how they’re keeping their people committed. Lean management programs and sustainability certifications have become higher priorities in the past several years, due to growers’ needs to run efficiently and focus attention on sustainable […]

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Sporticulture Chicago Draft Flowers

May 16, 2016

Sporticulture’s NFL-Themed Plants Featured At 2016 NFL Draft In Chicago

The company’s plants were used as centerpieces in several locales, offering national exposure for Sporticulture’s team flower program.

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WaterPulse feature

May 16, 2016

Scale Back On Water And Reduce Labor With Capillary Mats

Capillary mats allow growers and retailers up to 70% water savings compared to time consuming hand watering.

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MSU Guide To Attracting Pollinators

May 14, 2016

New Online Guide Offers Tips On Enhancing Pollinators In Urban Landscapes

The guide, produced by a team of researchers from Michigan State University and elsewhere, includes information on plants that attract pollinators and offer an ideal habitat.

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May 12, 2016

AmericanHort Is Hosting A Greenhouse Tour In New Jersey This September

The Field and Covered Production Tour takes place Sept. 14-15, and features stops at Overdevest Nurseries, Centerton Nursery, and Lucas Greenhouses.

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May 10, 2016

13 New Native Plants And Nativars For Going Green [Slideshow]

Native plants are becoming a bigger part of living green, as consumers become more aware of the role regional native plants play in promoting biodiversity in the garden, in urban landscapes, and in habitat restoration. Here are 13 new native plants breeders are offering to consider for your product mix.

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2016 Top 100 Growers With Drone

May 10, 2016

Reading The 2016 Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Rankings: The Big Keep Getting Bigger

Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers survey reveals continued growth among the nation’s largest operations.

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FNGLA Wendell Bulter Award Winners Kevin and Theresa Riley, Rockledge Gardens

May 10, 2016

Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association Announces Industry Award Winners

All the winners of this year’s Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association Industry Awards will be honored at the group’s annual convention in Orlando on June 18.

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2016 Top 100 Growers List

May 10, 2016

2016 Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers: The Complete List

Check out the full list of Greenhouse Grower's 2016 Top 100 Growers, which includes nine newcomers and more growth in square footage at the top.

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May 10, 2016

Spring 2016 Has Seen Big Sales Increases Despite A Wet April and Early May

Cool, wet conditions followed an early spring across much of North America. But customers didn't seem to care as much, and year-over-year sales are enjoying a significant boost, retailers are reporting.

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Evening Of Excellence Feature Image

May 9, 2016

Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Evening Of Excellence Will Recognize Achievements In Breeding, Growing, And Marketing

Registration is now open for the 2016 Greenhouse Grower Evening Of Excellence, which takes place Monday, July 11, during Cultivate’16.

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Webinar Photo from Flickr

May 7, 2016

How You Can Connect With A Broader Audience Through Webinars

Webinars are time-saving and effective marketing tools that can extend your reach to a greater audience.

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