The perfect standalone plant, Freesia signifies elegance and style. More growers are becoming USDA Organic Certified. Check out GPN's latest university research series. 2015 Spring Trials Standouts GPN is celebrating 25 years!
October 08, 2015
Researchers at Kansas State University are conducting a study that focuses on how nurseries and garden centers market their businesses and are looking for survey... more
October 08, 2015
Ball FloraPlant recently announced that its offshore cuttings farms did not use neonicotinoid-based pest management chemicals during its spring crop production last shipping... more
October 08, 2015
Colorado State University has released the results of its 2015 Annual Flower Trials. The outdoor display and test areas at the Annual Flower Trial Garden were... more
October 08, 2015
On Oct. 27, GPN's second Plant Health Management Conference will take place in Springfield, Massachusetts at the Springfield Marriott. Growers in the New England region will... more
September 23, 2015
f you’re like me, you are willing to spend a Sunday afternoon watching a football game, but not a rugby match. Similar games, but I enjoy watching one and not the other. Why... more
September 23, 2015
One of the key economic stories shaping the last half of 2015 is when and by how much the Federal Reserve will raise its federal funds rate. The federal funds rate — the... more
September 23, 2015
"A Shade Better” is the company motto at Red Oak Greenhouse. Their goal is to provide retail customers (and end-consumers) with the highest quality products and best service... more
September 22, 2015
A common question I’m asked is what the best lighting strategy is to promote early spring flowering of bedding plants and/ or herbaceous perennials. The answer to such a... more
September 22, 2015
In recent years, coreopsis has become one of the most popular genera of perennials. It’s easy to see why when you witness their eye-catching display of vibrant blooms. The... more

AzaSol is a water-soluble powdered, 6 percent azadirachtin product developed for superior biologically based insect control. It controls and repels a broad spectrum of insects by inhibiting growth, feeding and reproduction. Great for greenhouse and hydroponic production... more

  • AzaSol is a water-soluble powdered, 6 percent azadirachtin product developed for superior biologically based insect control. It controls and repels a broad spectrum of insects by inhibiting growth,...
  • Early to bloom, ‘ColorWorks Homare’ is extremely florif- erous with striking colors and exhibits outstanding garden performance. Its strong semi-trailing habit is ideal for both basket and pot...
  • ‘Parfum Blueberry a la Mode’ is a beautiful upright and fragrant nemesia discovered in Japan. It features blue yellow flowers on the very top of the plant, and is an ideal choice for cool weather and...
  • Derived from campanula ‘Samantha’, ‘Blue Orb’ shares the unique quality of perpetual flowering throughout the summer. Its upright, cup-shaped flowers are rich blue in color, and as one flower fades...
  • Dahlightful dahlias offer brilliantly colored semi-double flowers and strong stems on a plant that will reach 20-30 inches tall, with a spread of 20-24 inches. The Dahlightfuls will do best in full...
  • SolarPower is bred to be the best matched ipomoea series and most efficient in production. Densely branched plants hold their shape and color in land- scape and mixed combinations all summer. Use a...
  • QT
    QT is a new multiflora hybrid with medium-sized flowers and a rounded, compact growth habit. More importantly, these varieties will hold for a long period maintaining the plant habit without the use...
  • Bengal
    Big brother to the popular Jaguar gerbera series, Bengal is more vigorous with a bigger plant habit. It works well in large pots — 6-inch, gallons and larger. It is available in six classic colors:...
  • ‘Sun Trumpets Yellow’
    ‘Sun Trumpets Yellow’ is a well-branched, compact new tecoma. This heat-tolerant variety blooms continuously and will perform well in large containers, the patio or garden.
    ‘Sun Trumpets Yellow’
  • ‘Flutter Deep Blue’
    Part of a new series, ‘Flutter Deep Blue’ presents large blooms and is hardy to Zones 5-9. It features a compact habit and shorter peduncles, making it easier to ship.
    ‘Flutter Deep Blue’
Growers and garden center retailers need varied solutions to meet their particular needs to stay abreast of the exploding demand for edible and fragrant herbs and vegetables... more
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
During the one-hour webinar, Paul Pilon, Perennial Solutions Consulting, will cover both common as well as less familiar issues growers can encounter... more
"Inspire & Refresh! What Spring Training Really Should Look Like," presented by Dr. Bridget K. Behe, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Horticulture... more
The National Garden Bureau recently announced its “Year of the” crops for 2016. In the... more
The deadline to apply for the 2016 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year scholarship is a little... more
I've been a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan for my entire life. I don't say that to get any... 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