The 10 Most Popular Videos On GGTV In 2012

What a year 2012 was for videos here at Greenhouse Grower! We’ve been out on the road talking to growers, suppliers and researchers hearing about the important issues in the industry, and you’ve let us know which topics resonate with you through your video views. Thank you so much for your video viewership in 2012! 

We’re counting down the top 10 videos of the year on GGTV, and here they are.

  #10: How To Prevent Phytophthora Problems On Pansy
It’s a pansy vs. phytophthora smackdown! Use these tips from Margery Daughtrey to identify the symptoms and treatments to protect pansies against the ravages of phytophthora.

#9: Metrolina’s Cost Management Strategy
Every cost, from growing media and fertilizer to perlite and pots, has an impact on the bottom line. As Metrolina’s Art Van Wingerden says, knowing all costs and how they impact your bottom line is essential in today’s greenhouse business landscape.
  #8: George Lucas: 3 Ways To Demand Quality
George Lucas, the 2009 Grower of the Year from Lucas Greenhouses, strives to obtain disease-free material, achieve a high rooting percentage and maintain cleanliness as three means to produce the best quality plants he can.
  #7: Greenheart Farms’ New Greenhouse Efficiencies
See the labor-saving equipment and technologies being used in Greenheart Farms’ new structure on this tour with Bill DeVor.
  #6: Perennials: Giving Annuals A Run For Their Money?
Anthony Van Hoven sees opportunity for perennials and flowering shrubs to take market share away from annuals, and that’s why he’s investing part of Battlefield Farms’ business in that area.
  #5: Watering Potted Crops
What’s the best watering method for your crops? Look at the differences between hand watering, tube watering,
overhead sprinklers, boom irrigation, capillary mats and subirrigation benches and floors in this episode of FloriCAST from Kim Williams.
  #4: Sphagnum vs. Bark: What’s The Better Orchid Medium?  
Hear the results of Rocket Farms’ comparisons of spagnum peat moss and bark as a growth medium for phalaenopsis orchids from Marc Clark.
  #3: Mighty ‘Mato Grafted Tomatoes Yield Larger Harvests
What’s the advantage of a grafted tomato? Hear all about it, along with the other vegetables that will be added to the Mighty ‘Mato line from Plug Connection’s Nicole Jackson.
  #2: Downy Mildew On Impatiens
Take a look back at previous outbreaks of downy mildew in the landscape and how the disease manifested itself this year.

  #1: Allan Armitage on Combination Planters
Allan Armitage talks about some of his favorite combination planters.
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