January 19, 2018
Greenhouse Industry’s Positive Momentum Looks Like it Will Carry Into 2018
Results from Greenhouse Grower's 2018 State of the Industry survey show that growers increased profits in 2017 by raising prices and paying more attention to their operational costs.
January 16, 2018
20 Colorful Foliage and Tropical Plants for Garden Interest
Add a bit of the tropics to your product mix with new foliage and tropical plant varieties that offer bold colors and distinct patterns.
January 12, 2018
How pH and EC Monitoring Can Help You Manage Nutrition in the Greenhouse
In part two of this five-part series about the tools you need to keep track of your greenhouse environment, learn about the various methods for tracking pH and EC.
January 9, 2018
2018 California Spring Trials Dates, Times, Locations
It’s time to start planning for a great road trip in April to see all the latest plants on display. This quick reference guide will help you map out your trip.
January 7, 2018
How Direct-Stick Meters Can Help Take the Guesswork Out of Soil pH
Monitoring your soil pH is critical to maintaining the health of your greenhouse crops. Try these tips for managing pH, as well as accurately testing your soil with direct-stick soil pH meters.
January 6, 2018
Why Growers Should Not Market Their Plants, But the Solutions They Provide
In his latest column, Allan Armitage says landscapers, designers, and gardeners want solutions to problems, not simply a recommendation for one more handsome plant.
January 5, 2018
State of the Greenhouse Industry: Dealing With Your Banks in 2018 Will Take Patience
Financial institutions are still reluctant to part with capital for agricultural and horticultural growth, despite economic indicators. Here’s why banks have raised the bar on lending.
January 4, 2018
Stand-Out New Varieties That Keep D.S. Cole Growers Competitive
See what new varieties stood out to Doug Cole, owner of D.S. Cole Growers in Loudon, NH, this year.
January 3, 2018
Kelly Norris: Why We Need to Reevaluate the New Plant Threshold
The value of a new plant seems scaled on how quickly producers add it to their lines as opposed to the value it might actually have at the point of consumption.
December 29, 2017
Why Millennials Can’t Get Their Fill of Foliage Plants and Tropicals
The latest Millennial obsession with houseplants goes beyond a desire to grow something. It’s a lifestyle choice they’re making for the mind, body, and soul.
December 28, 2017
State of the Greenhouse Industry: Regulatory Uncertainty Means It’s Time to Get Involved
With election dynamics, a new farm bill, and pending immigration reform in the mix, 2018 looks to be a wait-and-see year for the horticulture industry.
December 26, 2017
Richard T. Meister Scholarship Winner Encourages Industry to Offer Young People New Opportunities
This year’s scholarship winner says young people need experiences that challenge them and allow for creativity and innovation.
December 5, 2017
GROW Summit 2017 Tackles Marketing and Business Management
This year’s think-tank style event brought together leaders from across the green industry to deliberate on topics such as disruptive marketing, cost accounting, and Millennials, to name a few.