A year ago, he announced to the industry he would switch his growing and consulting focus from flowers to food. In this new column, Peter Konjoian shares his research on new possibilities and demand for growing produce in greenhouses.
Its famous Endless Summer hydrangea not only transformed the Midwest nursery, it also ushered in a new era of point-of-purchase marketing and high-octane variety launches.
The Oregon-based breeder was selected as Greenhouse Grower’s 2014 recipient of the Medal Of Excellence Award for Industry Achievement for contributing more than 20 years of unique genetics and exciting plant breeding to the floriculture industry.
When you’re a manufacturer, retailer or service provider, trying something new with an open mind is almost mandatory these days, whether that be a new product, event or marketing, says contributing editor Sara Tambascio. And new is even better when people who don’t know your brand find out about it and like it.
Get to know the three young go-getters who made Gotham Greens what it is today.
Gotham Greens is considering the potential for partnering with growers for new ventures in cities across the U.S.
Gotham Greens broke the boundaries of agriculture by building the country’s first commercial-scale rooftop greenhouse operation in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now it’s taking that vision further with two more locations and contracts to build in more cities.
The Vertex by Poly-Tex The Vertex is the newest member of the Greenhouse Megastore’s shade structure family. Make a statement and show your colors with this simple, stylish shade house.The easy-snap button frame and bungee-shade attachments will provide shade in no time. With more than 7 feet of sidewall clearance and 13 feet to the peak, the Vertex will give
Rycar Insecticide by sePRO Affordably priced, Rycar brings a brand new class of chemistry to your toolbox. Not only is Rycar excellent for controlling whiteflies and aphids, it also has good activity on chili thrips, mealybugs and leafhoppers.
Corso’s Perennials, a member of the Lowe’s Growers Council for perennials for about five years, is a heavy supplier of Lowes’ perennial stock in the Ohio-Michigan region. Lowe’s counts on its vendors for new ways to expand its consumer base, and Corso’s pre-made, perennial combination planters are another way the operation has been contributing to the retailer’s growth. Ranging in price