Tag Archives: jan2014

Stacy’s Greenhouses Files For Bankruptcy

Stacy’s Inc. has filed for Chaper 11 bankruptcy protection in order to facilitate an upcoming sale. “The process is going forward the way we had hoped,” says Stacy’s President Tim Brindley. “The court has approved a working budget to keep everything moving forward through July 26, and we have another hearing soon to approve a budget

Reducing The Spread Of Rose Rosette Disease

The recent release of new hybrid landscape roses, including the Flower Carpet and Knock Out series, has raised interest in these ornamental plants for growers, landscapers and homeowners. According to the USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Nursery Crops 2006 Summary, deciduous shrubs, including roses, accounted for $648 million in gross sales. Deciduous shrubs were the second

10 Vegetable Crops You Should Consider

There are any number of different produce crops you can try in the greenhouse, but here are some primary options you should check out if you’re considering adding vegetables to your mix.

Potted Calla Lilies: Everything You Need To Know

Callas fit many market segments. Most growers know callas can be grown as a pot plant or cut flower. Few, however, know some cultivars fit nicely into any program for bedding plants, upscale patio containers or specialty cut flowers.

Understanding Plant Nutrition: Fertilizers And Micronutrients

Micronutrient (iron, manganese, zinc, copper, boron and molybdenum) nutrition is different from managing macronutrients, such as nitrogen, in three fundamental ways. First, the solubility and plant availability of micronutrients is affected by media pH to a much greater extent than is macronutrient solubility. Second, the difference between acceptable concentrations of micronutrients and concentrations that are