April 2013 Greenhouse Grower Online Exclusives

Welcome to the Greenhouse Grower April 2013 links page.

Visit this page for all the links to videos, photos and online-only content referenced in the April 2013 issue of Greenhouse Grower.

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Spring Trials:

New For 2013: Petunias and Calibrachoas
Four must-see petunias and calibrachoas for your 2014 lineup.

New For 2013: Perennials
Six new perennials for 2013.

New For 2013: Edibles
Here is just a taste of some of the new introductions in the edibles category for 2013.

New For 2013: Echinacea
Check out three gorgeous Echinacea cultivars – new for 2013.

Is New Greenhouse Production Space A Sign Of A Good 2013? 
More than one-third of growers will add or retrofit production space this year, according to Greenhouse Grower’s State of the Industry Survey, and more would like to. Does it all add up to a prosperous 2013?

Metrolina’s Plant Of The Year Contest Winner
Petunia ‘Supertunia Vista Bubblegum’ takes the top prize in a competition that helped the Top 100 Grower gather consumers’ top garden preferences.

Spring Trials Sneak Preview: Syngenta
Take a look at the new varieties being introduced by Syngenta in 2013. From peppers to petunias to pentas, they were developed with an eye to growers’ needs and consumer performance.

Latest Equipment And Automation Products 
Use these products to help increase efficiency at your operation.

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