Knox Medical greenhouses by Nexus

May 15, 2017

A Look Inside Florida’s Newest Cannabis Cultivation Facility

Knox Medical is officially open for business. Founded on more than a half century of plant growing knowledge at Knox Nursery, the new cannabis business offered a look at its cultivation lab late last year.

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Cannabis Crop Protection

May 14, 2017

2017 Cannabis Regulatory Outlook: A Game of Wait and See

Medical and adult use legalization measures are on the legislative agenda in a total of 37 states in 2017 — and there's a sentiment gaining steam that the new administration may not be so scary after all.

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Schizachyrium scoparium The Blues

May 13, 2017

How Ornamental Grasses and Sedges Can Play a Role in Pollinator Gardens

Grasses and sedges provide food, shelter, and support for pollinators and the birds and mammals that keep insect populations in balance.

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2016 Top 100 Growers List

May 12, 2017

How the Top 100 Greenhouse Growers Tackle Managing Costs and Prices

The country’s largest growers continue to strive to maintain a balance with price and costs while making sure they stand out from the competition.

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May 8, 2017

Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Behind the Scenes: How (and Why) We Do It

It’s more important than ever to have good data that allows us to accurately measure the size and scope of our industry.

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2016 Top 100 Growers List

May 8, 2017

2017 Greenhouse Grower Top 100 Growers: The Complete List, and More

Growth signifies a healthy industry, and indeed, several of Greenhouse Grower’s Top 100 Growers expanded their operations significantly between 2016 and 2017.

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Bees at Bell Nursery - feature

May 3, 2017

Find Out What Bell Nursery Learned About Bees While Keeping Beehives

In spring 2014, Bell Nursery stopped using neonicotinoids to find out how it would impact production. Then the operation began keeping bees to learn more.

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Allan Armitage Of Naked Ladies and Forget Me Nots

May 2, 2017

Allan Armitage: How Growers Can Be Creative to Take Gardening Convenience to the Next Level

Our industry does a good job of making things convenient for our customers. It’s time to take it a step further.

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Bumblebees

May 2, 2017

Pollinator Update: The Bumblebee on the Endangered List and What That Means to You

With plenty of attention being placed on pollinator health around the country and the world, here’s what you need to know.

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Cannabis Adobe Stock feature

May 1, 2017

Why I Turned Down a High-Paying Offer to Grow Cannabis (More Than Once)

Young growers have passion for all aspects of organic and sustainable growing. The key to not losing them to the cannabis industry, according to Kelly Vance, a Technical Consultant for Beneficial Insectary, may be nurturing their interests in these fields by aligning greenhouse production with sustainable growing practices.

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Asclepias tuberosa

April 29, 2017

Greenhouse Growing Tips for Asclepias tuberosa

Madeline Maynor, Growing Operations Manager for Landenberg, PA-based North Creek Nurseries, shares greenhouse growing tips for Asclepias tuberosa, the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year.

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Superbells Tropical Sunrise (Proven Winners, Pleasant View)

April 28, 2017

Growers Developing Strategies for Better Plant Growth Regulator Use in Greenhouses

Whether it’s through new liner programs or more consistent grouping of plants, growers continue to find ways to effectively manage their plant growth regulator programs.

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