These 40 individuals are propelling the horticulture industry forward. These pollen-free double flowers grab attention with a rose-like appearance and light fragrance. Are you looking for a way to confidently replace your impatiens walleriana? The development of sustainable landscapes is becoming increasingly reliant on the selection of drought- and salinity-tolerant plants. The leaves and flowers of this Mexican hyssop add a sweet licorice aroma to the landscape or patio containers. Consumer demand for high-quality, locally produced cut flowers is on the rise. Find out what you can do to successfully produce marketable specialty cuts. Grandio is the new large-flowered series bred for today’s greenhouse production systems, as well as for excellent garden performance in both spring and fall.
August 01, 2014
The National Garden Bureau recently announced the three crops that will be featured in the 2015 “Year of the” program. For annuals, 2015 will be the Year of the Coleus. For... more
August 01, 2014
Anders Ludvigson, Svensson’s executive vice president, wants to raise awareness about the global challenges of food production. He is looking for ways to help growers produce... more
July 31, 2014
Costa Farms will open its 2-acre Trial Garden on August 13, 2014 for its annual Summer Showdown Garden Open House. This year’s Trial Garden will feature six sets of thematic... more
July 31, 2014
Palram Americas announced a new website design at www.palramamericas.com. This new design, which is more closely aligned with the global corporate website (www.palram.com),... more
July 09, 2014
Application of plant growth retardants (PGRs) is the most common technique used by greenhouse growers to control crop height. When used at an appropriate rate and volume,... more
July 09, 2014
This year, Selecta introduces all-new genetics of interspecific impatiens for a great opportunity to grow and merchandise a shade product with confidence. Bounce is highly... more
July 09, 2014
If you like Oriental lilies, the spectacular new Roselily series of double Orientals from Zabo Plant may soon become your new favorite type of Oriental lily. This series... more
July 09, 2014
When I started at the University of Florida in the early 1980s, we had no effective products for biological control of diseases. It was the time frame when many of our... more
July 09, 2014
Water shortage and poor water quality are critical challenges to gardening and landscaping in many regions of the world and will no doubt continue to challenge our industry.... more

CalOx, which comes in micronized liquid and wettable powder forms, is intended to raise soil pH and help plants take up nutrients more quickly, maintaining plant root health and increasing the quality of plant.

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  • CalOx, which comes in micronized liquid and wettable powder forms, is intended to raise soil pH and help plants take up nutrients more quickly, maintaining plant root health and increasing the...
  • The new 500w plasma grow light is designed by aerospace engineers and built with camera-quality optics and aircraft-quality construction. It is ideal for all stages of plant growth.
  • These units offer solid fuel combustion allowing mechanical replacement of fuel with the least amount of moving parts. Efficient multi-fuel design is offered in various configurations to utilize a...
  • Designer Tags are intended to add merchandising power to plain pot stakes and strip tags. These attractive thermal-transfer-printable labels ensure customers get promotional messages.
  • The Cruze series showcases extremely large, brilliantly colored flowers on a mounded plant form. These calibrachoa are ideal for 4- to 8-inch pots, hanging baskets and combination planters....
  • Landscape Bandana is a new series of lantana with the same great attributes as the Bandana series. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for the landscape and large mixed containers because of its...
  • New for 2014-15, ‘Appeal Pink’ is a match to ‘Appeal Blue’. It boasts hardy blush pink flowers on sturdy stems. It is naturally compact, so PGRs are not necessary.
  • Well suited for edging, mass plantings, mixed beds, borders or dry gardens, ‘Orbit Bronze’ stands out year-round with its glossy, dark leaves. It has been bred to grow in a natural topiary shape and...
  • ‘Red Glamour’ is a dark red-pink to salmon-pink strap leaf variety. It is a tough, compact caladium ideal for 4-inch and larger pots, baskets or combination containers.
  • Microgreen growing system
    This single rack hydroponic growing system utilizes complete hydroponic nutrients and growing media, and no pest control is needed. The system has 16 PVC grow channels arranged on a steel frame. Each...
    Microgreen growing system
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
YC Nursery had a challenge: find a growing container that was specially configured to meet their large scale production needs, and that met the increasing demand from... 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
This week is National Farmers Market Week. This is the 15th year that the United States... more
We all know that our industry struggles with how Baby Boomers are gardening less as they... more
After perusing all the breeders' Spring Trials literature and catalogs and walking the... 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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