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February 7, 2017

Seasonal Plant Trends for 2017 and Beyond

Aligning your plant sales with popular lifestyle and home décor movements will engage your customers and multiply your profits.

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February 6, 2017

Amazon is Coming to Plant Retail; Here’s What it Means for Growers

Plant e-commerce may finally take off soon. The question is, are you ready?

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February 5, 2017

Flower Breeders Making Donations for Heart Disease and Cancer Research

Companies such as Jackson & Perkins and Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs are donating portions of their sales to groups such as the American Heart Association and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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February 4, 2017

Getting to the Next Generation of Greenhouse Automation

The most successful growers in the future will be those that are willing to accept and invest in new technology.

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February 2, 2017

The Latest Updates in Greenhouse Environmental Controls

Constant monitoring of your greenhouse climate is critical, especially when you can’t be there in person. Here’s a look at what manufacturers have developed to make this process more efficient and effective.

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February 1, 2017

How Lighting Companies Are Tackling Plant Quality

Working with researchers and growers, three suppliers have learned how effective lighting can lead to healthier crops.

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Botany Lane Greenhouses

January 27, 2017

Why Botany Lane Grows Poinsettias On Capillary Mats

A move to watering mats cut water and fertilizer use, production time, and labor for this Colorado-based grower.

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January 27, 2017

Why Greenhouse Growers Must Know Their Costs to Stay Competitive

Tom Dudek, Senior Educator at Michigan State University Extension, says greenhouse growers should evaluate their production costs to determine if they need to make adjustments to stay competitive.

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January 25, 2017

Tips to Stay Ahead of Aphids, Mites, and Thrips

Control these persistent pests with innovative chemistries that will expand your rotation options with new modes of action.

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January 25, 2017

Allan Armitage Describes Veggies, Shade Plants, and Climbers That Can Help You Find Success in 2017

Here's a look at plants that could help you with successful growing in 2017.

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January 23, 2017

Princettia Euphorbias Charm Vacationers at Disney Resorts

Suntory’s Princettia euphorbias have brought a new color palette to the holiday landscapes at Walt Disney World’s resorts and theme parks in central Florida.

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January 23, 2017

New Automation Systems Improve Spraying and Harvesting

In response to increasing regulations on labor, Ever-Bloom Inc. decided to invest in new automation technology that also dramatically improves efficiency.

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