A new face of agriculture can be found in urban settings framed by skyscrapers and urban warehouses rather than fields and forests. This new compact herbaceous perennial from seed attracts hummingbirds, produces aromatic foliage and is drought tolerant when established. These 40 individuals are propelling the horticulture industry forward. Consider creating a food safety plan when growing edibles to protect you, your customers and your plants. 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?
October 31, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture has announced an award of a $4.6 million for a five-year grant to combat rose rosette disease (RRD) — a mite borne viral disease... more
October 30, 2014
Village Nurseries Wholesale recently donated a collection of drought tolerant plants to the horticulture departments of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and San Joaquin Delta College... more
October 30, 2014
Terra Nova Nurseries announced a new agastache variety called agastache ‘Kudos Yellow’. The new variety is available to growers for pre-order Agastache ‘Kudos Yellow’... more
October 30, 2014
Steven P. Merzweiler has been named Landmark Plastic Corp.’s president and chief operating officer. Merzweiler, who has been with the company for two years, will have the... more
October 08, 2014
The production of containerized floriculture crops often involves techniques to limit extension growth to produce compact plants. In some situations though, a grower may wish... more
October 08, 2014
Agastache, also known by the common names of Hyssop or Hummingbird Mint, is a genus of the Lamiaceae family. There are many different species of agastache that are native to... more
October 08, 2014
The Giga series of scabiosa from Green Fuse Botanicals is a great example of the expression “Great things come in small packages.” After all, the plants form compact 6- to 9-... more
October 08, 2014
The greenhouse industry has experienced many changes over the past decade. Most recently the margins and the demand for certain ornamental crops has begun to diminish. This... more
October 08, 2014
There have been numerous articles published in the past few years detailing the business opportunities of greenhouse operations growing vegetables as an added source of... more

AzaGuard, now labeled for hydroponic applications, controls the immature stages of foliar and soilborne insects. This application is great for growers looking for a way to effectively treat larvae and nymphs in the water. AzaGuard is an organic-listed, 3 percent azadirachtin-based insecticide... more

  • AzaGuard
    AzaGuard, now labeled for hydroponic applications, controls the immature stages of foliar and soilborne insects. This application is great for growers looking for a way to effectively treat larvae...
  • Autogrow Multi-Controller
    The Autogrow Multi-Controller is a powerful tool for the small to medium hydroponic farm. It can be used to monitor temperature, humidity, light, carbon dioxide and fertigation.
    Autogrow Multi-Controller
  • Hydro-Gro Leafy Fertilizer
    Hydro-Gro Leafy Fertilizer is for the commercial hydroponic grower seeking a complete and cost-effective fertilizer for leaf crops. It is specifically formulated with all the nutrients needed for...
    Hydro-Gro Leafy Fertilizer
  • GT80 TSW NFT
    Made from UV-stabilized recycled plastics, the GT80 TSW NFT system is manufactured to allow space for larger root masses. It is designed to promote healthy, well-nourished vine crops.
    GT80 TSW NFT
  • Carmello
    A French hybrid, ‘Carmello’ is celebrated for its sweet, juicy fruit and rich flavor. It features 4- to 6-foot indeterminate vines that produce 5- to 6-ounce fruit all season long. ‘Carmello’ begins...
  • Peticue
    ‘Peticue’ is a short vining/bush slicing cucumber bred to stay compact with the vines using only a third of the space of a standard variety. Plants mature in just 45 days. Pick the green fruit at 7...
  • Patio Baby
    A unique, high-yielding, compact variety, ‘Patio Baby’ produces baby-size eggplants very early with a wide harvest window. It is equally suited for growing in a container or in the garden.
    Patio Baby
  • Olympian
    ‘Olympian’ is a cool-season fig, proven in the Pacific Northwest. It is an incredible first crop and produces tangerine size fruit. Hardy to Zone 7, it also has potential in Zone 6.
  • Sweet Sunset
    ‘Sweet Sunset’ is a colorful sweet banana pepper hybrid that is perfect for container gardening. It is great for fresh and canning uses as well as for frying, pickling and cutting into rings for...
    Sweet Sunset
  • Supremo
    A productive hybrid, ‘Supremo’ sets loads of 5- to 6-ounce fruit on compact, determinate, disease-resistant plants. It boasts very large fruit and matures quickly even in hot summer weather.
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
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
It's election week this week in many states and local municipalities, but here at GPN it'... more
Most plant trials are coming to a close now, if they haven't already. I've been reporting... more
Have you heard what members of the Des Moines Founders Garden Club are doing? They are "... 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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