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Planting Garden Center Flowers Is Good For Bees And Other Beneficial Insects

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.

4 New Products For Cooling, Shading And Ventilation

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

California Spring Trials: 10 New Edible Varieties To Consider For 2015 [Slideshow]

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

California Spring Trials: New Annuals For Your 2015 Season [Slideshow]

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.