2016 Top 100 Growers With Drone

February 20, 2018

Top 100 Growers Survey for 2018 Is Now Open!

Operations with more than 400,000 square feet of environmentally controlled production are eligible to take the survey, which provides valuable market knowledge on how the nation's largest growers are innovating, sourcing labor, keeping up with demand, and setting trends.

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Gotham Greens Atrium Style Greenhouse Chicago

February 17, 2018

Gotham Greens Building Second Greenhouse in Suburban Chicago

The new $12.5 million, 105,000-square-foot greenhouse will be near the company’s first Chicago greenhouse, and will be a free-standing structure.

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February 2, 2018

How You Can Tackle Online Plant Sales

Selling your products online can open up a new revenue stream, but there are several factors you need to consider along the way.

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February 1, 2018

New Greenhouse Transplanters Aim for Improved Accuracy, Flexibility

Manufacturers of transplanters and sticking machines for cuttings have developed new systems that can meet the needs of growers of all sizes. Here’s a look at some of the latest products on the market.

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January 29, 2018

How Plantworks Uses Unique Watering Approaches

The North Carolina-based nursery is trialing flood beds in its perennial houses, and is also replacing its misting systems.

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January 26, 2018

Allan Armitage: A Closer Look at New Annuals for 2018

Petunias, marigolds, pansies, lantanas, and zinnias will always be needed, but here are some other annuals I think may increase sales.

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January 22, 2018

Four Ways to Attract Employees With a New Approach to Company Culture

AgBiome is a participative, self-managed organization where no one has a boss. Instead, employees self-assemble as teams around organizational issues that need to be tackled, and internal experts help drive important decisions.

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January 19, 2018

Hot-Selling Succulents Remain Hip, With No End in Sight

Succulents continue to fascinate people of all ages and gardening abilities. Perhaps that’s because they still have the right stuff to attract attention.

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January 18, 2018

Mitigating Whiteflies in Ornamental Production

Gain better control over common greenhouse and nursery pests with these best practices.

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January 18, 2018

TPIE Keynote Maxwell Luthy Turns Trends Into Opportunities

Maxwell Luthy, Director of Trends & Insights for TrendWatching, showed how to turn trends into business prospects for attendees of the 2018 Tropical Plant International Expo keynote address.

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January 17, 2018

Self-Designed Hanging Basket Trimmer at Kube-Pak Saves Time, Money

Kube-Pak recently designed its own trimmer to improve efficiency in hanging basket production. The early returns have been very promising.

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January 13, 2018

2018 Southern Garden Tour Includes Visits to Young’s Plant Farm, the University of Georgia, and Metrolina Greenhouses

The tour is scheduled for June 5-7, 2018, and offers floriculture industry members the opportunity to view trials of thousands of new and proven plant varieties.

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