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 26, 2014
Emerald Coast Growers has added 25,344 square feet at their Milton, Florida, facility. The new construction will primarily be used for ornamental grass production but allows... more
September 26, 2014
The 2015-2016 edition of the New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide will be available at the 2014 Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo, Nov. 5 to 6, 2014, at the Mass... more
September 26, 2014
Philips is now applying its experience in horticultural lighting in the field of vertical city farming. Vertical city city farming is applied in a fully controlled facility... more
September 26, 2014
The Northern Green Expo will take place Jan. 14-16, 2015 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association and the Minnesota Turf &... more
September 30, 2014
I just returned from the newly revamped Cultivate conference and was saying to colleagues that it was one of the best ever. Was it the quality of the educational... more
September 30, 2014
Are you a born leader? This is a question that some ask of young people when they describe their potential or future. We also talk about the people meant to lead and the... 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

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
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
Do you have questions about different types of insect control strategies? Disease... more
Fall is officially here! The 2014 gardening season is coming to an end, and most of the... more
Did you know that summer officially ends today? The autumnal equinox will take place at... 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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