These 40 individuals are propelling the horticulture industry forward. 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? 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.
August 15, 2014
Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR) customers can now purchase Alstroemeria Princess Lilies, after the company made an agreement with Royal Van Zanten. Royal Van Zanten... more
August 15, 2014
On July 29, 2014, Walters Gardens, Inc., Zeeland, Mich., received the Grower Award from the Perennial Plant Association (PPA) during the the association's annual symposium in... more
August 14, 2014
Wadsworth Control Systems has hired David Story, who received his Ph.D. in agricultural and biosystems engineering from the University of Arizona, and Brian Allen, who... more
August 14, 2014
Dow AgroSciences has added sales representatives Tyler Patton and Elyssa Trejo to its turf and ornamental (T&O) team. Patton joined Dow AgroSciences last June as a T... more
August 18, 2014
Plant growth retardants are routinely applied to inhibit extension growth to keep plants short and compact. Although effective, growers are sometimes interested in other ways... more
August 18, 2014
Bossa Nova, a Begonia boliviensis introduced this spring from Floranova, is a fantastic new option for use in dramatic hanging baskets, colorful combination planters and a... more
August 18, 2014
Echinacea has become a mainstay in the American landscape. Although this perennial genera is not new to the industry, the last decade has seen an abundance of colorful new... more
August 18, 2014
What do you think most consumers are looking at when they are standing in front of a retail plant display? Most growers would probably say it’s the plants if they’ve done a... more
August 18, 2014
Water-soluble fertilizers (WSF) are the principal fertilizer type used by greenhouse growers. WSF are made from soluble nutrient raw materials that are mixed into stock tanks... 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
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
Growing new — and younger — gardeners has been an on-going challenge for our industry.... more
The National Garden Bureau recently announced its "Year of the" crops for 2015. The three... more
... to vote for the American Garden Award. And, there's no time like the present to let... 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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