Dr Allan Armitage

January 2, 2016

Allan Armitage And His New Book Featured At MANTS

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) takes place Jan. 6-8 in Baltimore, MD, and among the many highlights of the show is a chance to meet world-renowned horticulturist Allan Armitage.

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Vestaron

December 30, 2015

Vestaron’s Spear Bioinsecticide No Longer Carries Bee Toxicity Warning

Following a review that shows it has no detrimental effect on honeybees, EPA has removed the bee toxicity warning statement from Spear.

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boy planting vegetables in garden free domain

December 29, 2015

Consumer Trends Garden Retailers Can Leverage In 2016

We take a close look at some of the bigger trends in 2016 through the lens of how garden retailers can use them to help their stores thrive.

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Cascadias Rim Chianti (Danziger)

December 24, 2015

Danziger’s ‘Cascadias Rim Chianti’ Petunia Is Big Winner At Germany Trial

‘Cascadias Rim Chianti’ was selected as the top variety at this summer’s LVG Heidelberg, Germany, trial station.

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December 23, 2015

Controlled Environment Agriculture Center Posts Series Of Webinars On Covered Environments

Each of the webinars is free for on-demand viewing, and the series covers topics ranging from new technology to how to reach new markets.

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If your Wi-Fi is truly secure, your staff can help customers on the sales floor starting today

December 22, 2015

AmericanHort Offering An Online-Based Introduction To Its SHIFT Initiative

“An Introduction To SHIFT” is a downloadable PDF that gives an overview of the SHIFT initiative research and resulting insights and recommendations.

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December 22, 2015

Newly Signed 2016 Spending Bill Includes H-2B Relief Provisions

Late last week, President Obama signed into law an omnibus spending bill for the fiscal year 2016 that includes important H-2B relief provisions.

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Gardeners of all ages enjoyed the annual plant sale at McCorkle Nurseries

December 22, 2015

Allan Armitage Explains Why People Will Always Want To Buy Plants

We may believe that an appreciation for gardening and plants is rapidly draining away, but there is reason to hope.

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December 21, 2015

The Top 6 Merchandising Stories Of 2015

Garden retailers love gathering ideas of how to display and increase their sales through stellar visual merchandising. As a group, merchandising articles and galleries were the most popular stories this past year. Here are the top six that garden retailers read in 2015.

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December 21, 2015

More Than 40% Of Growers Will Add Or Retrofit Structures In 2016

An early look at 2016 State of the Industry results shows why some growers are looking to add or retrofit structures in the coming year.

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Stuppy Greenhouse Manufacturing's Rainbow Super Structure

December 21, 2015

Three Strategies For Overcoming Greenhouse Heating Concerns

Lost heat, maintaining an ideal greenhouse temperature, and inefficiency in heating systems are three of the most common problems growers face when it comes to heating. Here’s a look at some ways to overcome these challenges.

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How To Overcome Downy Mildew Spread On Impatiens

December 16, 2015

Syngenta Launches Two New Fungicides For The Ornamental Market

Solatenol and oxathiapiprolin, each with unique active ingredients, should be available to growers in early 2016.

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