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October 21, 2008
Poinsettia season is upon us, meaning a slew of university and grower trials will be taking place in the coming weeks.
October 15, 2008
Steve Flickinger has joined the Ecke Ranch sales team as key account manager for the Western region. He will assume responsibility of the West Coast sales territory and be based in Littleton, Colo.
August 25, 2008
Crucial first steps to prevent the most common nutrient and disease issues.
August 18, 2008
Some poinsettia growers thought they had fuel prices figured out as spring approached, but constantly increasing costs might have caught a few off guard. Now more than ever, then, is the time to follow the trend of growing energy-efficient varieties, a
July 10, 2008
Proper nutrition and diligent monitoring are key to growing an optimum holiday crop.
July 9, 2008
How cold can you go? It depends on the species or cultivar.
July 9, 2008
Here are the poinsettia introductions for 2008.
June 16, 2008
The results of the 2006 poinsettia trials are in. Read on to find out how the new varieties, as well as your old favorites, faired this year.
January 23, 2008
Selecta First Class has posted greenhouse production images for most of its poinsettia varieties.
December 5, 2007
There's still time to check out poinsettia trials in Ohio and North Carolina.
November 21, 2007
The day before the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo on Nov. 5, I drove to Kalamazoo to visit Larry Boven, his daughters, and the new owners of Boven's Quality Plants, Kris and Stacy Van de Streek.
October 24, 2007
Would you like to get more out of your poinsettia crop? OFA is hosting a new symposium, "Poinsettias - The Nuts & Bolts And The Dollars & Cents," Nov. 13-14 at Paul Ecke Ranch in Encinitas, Calif. Deadline to register is Oct. 31.
August 22, 2007
Keep your poinsettias on track with On Target, a Web-based height tracking program developed by Ecke Ranch. The program is free to customers.
July 18, 2007
A new and expanded version of the popular UNH FloraTrack software for graphically tracking poinsettias is now available from Plant Docs. The program, developed by Paul Fisher while he was at the University of New Hampshire, helps poinsettia growers com