A year ago, he announced to the industry he would switch his growing and consulting focus from flowers to food. In this new column, Peter Konjoian shares his research on new possibilities and demand for growing produce in greenhouses.
Its famous Endless Summer hydrangea not only transformed the Midwest nursery, it also ushered in a new era of point-of-purchase marketing and high-octane variety launches.
New chemistry controls 39 of the toughest ornamental pests.
Please take a few minutes to answer Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 Spring Recap Survey. Your input will help us get a firmer grasp on how spring played out for growers and what we can expect in Spring 2015.
Gediflora, the breeder of Belgian Mums, recently changed its partnership with GroLink Plant Company. Starting with the 2015 season, Gediflora will be assuming all marketing and sales support of the Belgian Mums in North America.
When you’re a manufacturer, retailer or service provider, trying something new with an open mind is almost mandatory these days, whether that be a new product, event or marketing, says contributing editor Sara Tambascio. And new is even better when people who don’t know your brand find out about it and like it.
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
The perennials category is gaining more attention as growers expand their crop mixes. Breeders focused on plant hardiness, longevity and use in containers, as well as the landscape. Here are 13 new varieties to consider for 2015 production.
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