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.
January 24, 2018
Automation Never Stops, Even for the Biggest Growers
Metrolina Greenhouses has designed a unique forklift system to help move plants more efficiently at its newest perennial facility.
November 23, 2017
Climate Screens Offer Both Form and Functional Benefits
Svensson’s new line of Deco Harmony screens is designed to create better growing conditions for plants on display at retail, while enhancing the customer experience.
September 30, 2017
How an LED Vertical Growing System Can Enhance Production
Shenandoah Growers, a Virginia-based organic herbs producer, is finding that its investment in LEDs has increased production and improved plant quality.
September 28, 2017
Monitor Your Greenhouse Environment With Five Easy-to-Use Tools
A team of leading researchers offers tips on several devices that can help you effectively manage your greenhouse environment.
September 22, 2017
An Up-Close Look at Meyers Greenhouses’ Central Soil Delivery System
Head Grower Aron Hoff was looking for a way to customize soil mixes on multiple planting lines in real time. The system he’s now using makes the process much simpler.
July 29, 2017
Boom Technology Helps Irrigate Multiple Crops at Foertmeyer & Sons
The boom system in place at Delaware, OH-based Foertmeyer & Sons, developed by Damatex Control Systems, provides more flexibility in growing and irrigating several crops in one area.
June 3, 2017
An In-Depth Look At Metrolina Greenhouses’ Water Retention Pond Project
Metrolina Greenhouses’ York location in South Carolina has undergone a series of water retention pond construction projects in recent years, with more planned for the future. Here’s how planning and logistics make resources and labor go further.
May 31, 2017
New Greenhouse Conveyors Help Automation Become More Functional
The latest conveyor and shipping systems from leading manufacturers are designed to be more versatile and customized to any operation. Here’s a look at the newest models.
May 29, 2017
New LED Options Designed to Boost Greenhouse Plant Quality
LumiGrow and Philips recently introduced high-efficiency lighting options that are designed to reduce energy costs and improve crop consistency.
May 26, 2017
New Software System From Boxcar Central Takes Growing Data to the Cloud
Boxcar Central’s data-hub platform allows growers to log mass amounts of data and use it to compile information on crop quality.
May 24, 2017
Sustainability in the Greenhouse is More Than Just About Dollars and Cents
Bell Nursery has taken several steps over the years to make our operation more sustainable from a technological standpoint. Here’s how we are doing it.
March 26, 2017
Feeding System Allows For More Precise Delivery of Nutrients in Greenhouses
Argus Controls’ Multi-Feed RM100 is designed to help producers custom-feed their plants based on specific nutrient recipes.
March 24, 2017
New Greenhouse Structure Models Emphasize Crop Protection, Energy Efficiency
Manufacturers of new structure models say they are responding to grower concerns with designs that focus on ventilation, maximizing your space, and incorporating a wide range of crops. Here’s a look at some of their latest offerings.
March 22, 2017
An Inside Look at Emerald Coast Growers’ New Seed House
Florida-based liner producer Emerald Coast Growers custom retrofitted and expanded an existing greenhouse, with the goal of increasing production efficiency.