June 2013 Greenhouse Grower Online Exclusives

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Nominees For The 2013 Medal Of Excellence Industry’s Choice And Editor’s Choice Awards
Panelists pick their five favorites from the new introductions at Spring Trials. Here are their choices and their reasons why.

Biocontrols: Four Tips On Using Them In The Greenhouse
Grower Direct Farms and Post Gardens share their top advice for using biological controls in the greenhouse.

The Biocontrols Post Gardens Uses
Here’s the list of what works for Post Gardens according to Bill Tuinier. 

Are Biocontrols Compatible With Pesticides And Fungicides?
Biocontrol providers share information on which traditional controls are compatible with biocontrols.

Can The Independent Garden Center Chain And Mass Merchandisers Coexist?
Do consumers get their start at box stores and then move on to garden centers, or do mass merchandisers cannibalize the gardening public?

Syngenta’s Zenia Delivers A Fresh Twist On Pot Mums
Syngenta reaches out to new consumers in a familiar category with its new Zenia pot mums collection.

Video: Spring Trials Breeding
One Touch Offers A New Way To Grow Combos
Benary’s new program puts together simple recipes growers can use to create unique, high-end combination planters.

Syngenta Flowers’ Florific Series Offers A Seed New Guinea Alternative For Shade
Syngenta’s Mike Murgiano says the New Guinea Florific Series provides easy production of compact plants with lots of flowers for growers and a good shade alternative for retailers and consumers dealing with the impact of Impatiens Downy Mildew.

Double Take Geranium Holds Its Flowers From The Grower’s Bench To The Garden
Selecta’s tough new interspecific geranium offers less shattering at retail, in addition to heat tolerance and good flowering.

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