These 40 individuals are propelling the horticulture industry forward. This new hybrid combines the large flower size of pansies with viola performance. Compact Helen’s flower produces spicy, deep red flowers with dark chocolate buttons in mid to late summer. How can growers use LED lights for supplemental and sole-source lighting? Eye-tracking studies are providing insight into what consumers are focusing on when looking at retail plant displays. How can using controlled-release fertilizers help growers provide healthier, more beautiful plants for end users? Biochar — What is it? And can it be used in container substrates?
September 15, 2014
If you grow and sell perennials and are always on the lookout for solutions to growing the healthiest crops possible then you should mark Sept. 16 on you calendar. At 2 p.m.... more
September 12, 2014
GPN’s Plant Health Management Conference will take place Oct. 7, at the Grand Rapids Hilton in Michigan. The Plant Health Management Conference is designed to educate growers... more
September 12, 2014
GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have announced a call for applicants for the 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year. This is the 16th year that GPN and Nexus Greenhouse Corp. have... more
September 12, 2014
The Proven Winners Roadshow team is visiting four cities this fall with informative and exciting presentations for growers and retailers. The stops are: Tuesday, Sept. 30:... more
September 11, 2014
The high-pressure sodium (HPS) lamp is the most popular lamp type to deliver high-intensity, supplemental lighting in greenhouse crop production. The traditional HPS lamp has... more
September 11, 2014
The Anytime pansiola series is a great new line of viola hybrid that combines the slightly larger flower size of pansies with the flower number and performance of violas.... more
September 11, 2014
Helenium is a genera of perennials that has been increasing in popularity in recent years. Some of the recent demand likely stems from its mid- to late-summer bloom time;... more
September 11, 2014
Pacific Plug & Liner is a must-see stop along the Spring Trials tour to find a wide selection of new introductions from many different vendors. And with Cultivaris added... more
September 11, 2014
In the December 2013 issue of GPN, we published an article that discussed the development of a physiological disorder known as intumescence. For those who may be unfamiliar,... more

A new interspecific geranium, ‘Glitterati Ice Queen’ combines vivid scarlet flowers with glamorous foliage. It features exceptional heat and sun tolerance.

  • A new interspecific geranium, ‘Glitterati Ice Queen’ combines vivid scarlet flowers with glamorous foliage. It features exceptional heat and sun tolerance.
  • ‘Real Glory’ features an unusual reflexing anemone flower form. Blooms age well and are carried on very strong stems. It is bred for improved disease resistance and garden performance.
  • Compact and spreading, ‘Tidepool Dark Blue’ is best for baskets. It is space efficient and allows growers more baskets per square foot. Tidepool lobelia hold up well under overhead watering.
  • New ‘Pink Radiance’ is extremely floriferous and early to bloom. It is ideal for both basket and pot production, and exhibits outstanding garden performance.
  • Bred for better branching and minimal stretch for more flowers, new Admire violas feature uniform timing across the series. They have early and consistent pack performance and perform well in both...
  • Sundiascia is a completely new form of diascia that offers a stunning show of color. Tall stems boldly display 3-inch flower spikes. This new shape also saves growing and shipping space and prevents...
  • Ecodegrade plant pots are made from 100 percent natural plant fibers. They can be planted directly into the soil and contain no plastic. Available in different sizes, they are suitable for potting...
  • The Big Boss is a 24VDC power supply designed to control two 10A motors for rollup/down walls. It is a great companion for 24VDC motors providing time and labor savings for growers. The sealed unit...
  • HOLDit is an effective, easy-to-use adjuvant that reduces drift risk and maximizes pesticide performance. Specifically formulated to enhance the performance of ZeroTol 2.0, OxiPhos and AXXE, HOLDit...
  • Lexan Thermoclear 15 is an advanced multiwall polycarbonate sheet. These sheets will retain their clarity, impact strength and high light levels due to the high-performance UV protection, making them...
Stone Creek Hydroponics, a family-owned and operated farm in northeast Georgia, knows how to adapt to customer needs. When owner Zachary Unruh started the business in 2010,... more
Chameleon Grow Systems has developed a plasma grow light from the light emitting plasma offering from LUXIM in Sunnyvale, Calif. What differentiates plasma grow lighting from... more
Smith Gardens, with locations in Oregon, Washington and California, has been serving the Pacific Northwest market for over 100 years. Each year the family-run operation ships... more
Your customers demand a consistent, high quality finished product grown from Proven Winners and Proven Selections liners. Having access to crop culture information developed... more
"Inspire & Refresh! What Spring Training Really Should Look Like," presented by Dr. Bridget K. Behe, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Horticulture... more
You can now view the webinar on "The Importance of Biological Additives in Growing Media." Growing media companies have worked many years on... more
School has been in session for students across the country for several weeks now, but did... more
Are you familiar with the International Hardy Plant Union (ISU)? The organization was... more
The Pantone Fashion Color Report for Spring 2015 was released last week. According to... more
Researchers at  Harvard University, the University of California-Berkeley and the... more
This year’s OFA Short Course (July 14 to 17, in Columbus, Ohio) was phenomenal.  As... more
  By the time you see this article, Fall 2012 will be in full swing — hopefully a... more

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