March 31, 2015
Manufacturers Are Taking Biologicals To The Next Level
Through acquisitions and new products, many crop protection companies are making firm commitments to the future of the biocontrols industry.
March 30, 2015
Aquaponics Is Making A Splash At Brogue Hydroponics
The owners of Brogue Hydroponics explain why they expanded into aquaponics, and how the shift has helped them uncover a new market opportunity.
February 2, 2015
Variety Showcase: A Dainty Debutante
Lychnis flos-cuculi ‘Petite Jenny’ is a dwarf form of the popular Blooms of Bressingham® variety Lychnis ‘Jenny.’ This double-flowered little beauty was discovered by Paul Gooderham at Bressingham in a patch of its parent, ‘Jenny.’ ‘Petite Jenny’ produces masses of large, fluffy, double flowers like ‘Jenny,’ but with a more diminutive habit. The species goes by the common name “ragged robin,” but there’s nothing unkempt about ‘Petite Jenny’. An easy-to-grow, tidy little plant, it is suitable for any sunny or lightly shaded border and is also a good container candidate. Garden Performance Mass of bright pink double blooms beginning in mid-May. Sterile blooms provide a longer flowering period Erect, leafy flowering stems Forms compact, bushy clumps just 14” tall with an 18” spread Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and is deer-resistant Ideal for containers, front of borders, informal cottage gardens and as cut flowers’ Sun or part shade USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to […]
January 20, 2015
Register Now For Biocontrols 2015 Conference & Tradeshow
The first-ever conference, sponsored by Meister Media Worldwide and the Biopesticide Industry Alliance, March 3-5, offers hands-on, real-world technical advice on biocontrols to help you craft a “softer” pest management program focused on resistance management, MRLs and results.
October 6, 2014
Fighting Fall Foliar Disease: The Best Defense Is A Good Offense
Managing foliar diseases starts with evaluating the greenhouse environment. Virginia Brubaker, GGS Pro Technical support supervisor for Griffin Greenhouse Supplies, shares some ways you can defend against fall foliar diseases.
September 15, 2014
Harvest Automation Has Moved More Than 5 Million Plants Following Free Robot Work Offer
Harvest Automation recently released a report on the progress of its HV-100 Robots this summer. The HV-100 Robots have been busy since the company started offering free robot work earlier this year to greenhouses and nurseries.
September 2, 2014
Sun Valley Floral Farms Is Awarded Marketer Title By Society Of American Florists
A national campaign for Women's Day, March 8 — as a way to fill the sales valley between Valentine's Day and Mother's Day — earned Sun Valley Floral Farms in Arcata, Calif., the title of Society of American Florists' Floral Management 2014 Marketer of the Year.
August 5, 2014
Master Plant-Prod Inc.’s Focus On Soluble Fertilizers [sponsor content]
Hear about MPPI’s concentration on providing technical-grade fertilizers that are free of contaminants and highly soluble for horticultural use.
July 30, 2014
Ball Seed’s 2014 Field And Landscape Day Geared Toward The Customer Experience
The Ball Seed Field and Landscape Day, held on July 25, 2014 in West Chicago, Ill., featured more than 150,000 plants for growers, landscapers and retailers to enjoy.
July 22, 2014
Six New Edibles Make The All-America Selection List
All-America Selections announces six new edibles as its first six winners for the 2015 gardening season.
July 11, 2014
Highlights From The 2013 USDA Floriculture Crops Summary
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 2013 Floriculture Crops Summary in June. Here are some of the main findings.