September 5, 2017

Hort Couture Announces New Propagation and Broker Partnerships for Spring 2018

The new grower-propagator partners are deeply vested in the independent garden center channel with propagation expertise, as well as finished production focused on the independent grower.

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Starcom Plant Partner Enterprise

September 21, 2016

Greenhouse Growers Tackling Software Needs Head-On

Whether by working with proven technology experts or developing their own systems, many growers are looking to update their business software to allow for inventory management, streamlined production, and more.

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January 13, 2016

Wenke Greenhouses Buys Zylstra Greenhouses

Two Kalamazoo, MI-based greenhouses have merged after Wenke Greenhouses closed on Zylstra Greenhouses at the end of November. The additional property and facilities will allow Wenke Greenhouses to expand its young plant business, among other areas.

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June 13, 2014

Ron Godden of Wenke Greenhouses Is A 2014 Finalist For Head Grower Of The Year

Ron Godden of Wenke Greenhouses enjoys the challenge of growing and has a genuine love for the intensity of the spring season.

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September 13, 2013

Wenke Greenhouses’ Transparent Plug Treatments

As a young plant producer, Wenke Greenhouses is dealing with an issue that’s increasingly important for growers purchasing plugs and liners: How can you make the best decisions for growing a crop if you don’t know exactly what’s been done to those plants before you receive them? President Lisa Ambrosio says the Kalamazoo, Mich., operation is taking two steps to remedy that situation and help customers be more successful with the company’s young plants. Q: What kind of information are you putting together for your plug and liner customers? Ambrosio: We are in the process of creating information sheets this year. We have two versions. One is designed for the grower who is getting the product so they will know more about what we did to the crop in producing it. For example, if we used growth regulators or insecticides on the crop, they will be aware of that and […]

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