December 2010
As we get ready to close the book on 2010, I got to thinking about what an eventful year this has been and all the things that have happened in our industry. Then I got to wondering about next year and what is going to...
December 20, 2010
Growers are constantly looking for innovative and effective ways to get the most out of their production facilities. Here are some of the latest options to achieve those goals. It is an understatement to say that greenhouse...
Click Here to view this article as a PDF. In the December 2009 issue of GPN, we published an article discussing the perplexing chlorosis problem in Oxalis regnellii, better known as the shamrock plant. The common suggested...
I was fortunate to be one of 10 North Americans who participated in “The Sustainability Initiative” in the Netherlands. This pilot program was organized by the Agricultural Counselor’s Office of the Netherlands Embassy in...
Please click on the PDF version to the right to read about the diseases highlighted in this issue.
Uncertain of what the future holds for the horticulture industry in 2011, the GPN staff was determined to find some answers. We asked some of our trusted industry friends to share their wisdom and outlook with us. Here’s...
“Consumers, entrepreneurs, Federal Reserve members…all are befuddled by this economy. Uncertainty leads to inaction. While the future remains cloudy, businesses still have to plan for it.” — Brett Nelson, Forbes, October 25...
Growers know that a waterer can make or break you. Before every season, sales are analyzed, forecasts plotted, supplies ordered, facilities inspected and prepared, shipping tactics examined and sometimes rehearsed —...
Iberis sempervirens ‘Tahoe’ is one of the earliest and brightest flowering perennials growers can produce for early spring sales. It boasts large clusters of white blooms covering its low-growing narrow evergreen foliage. In...
In a world of too many petunias, it is difficult to bring something to the market that is truly different. The Perfectunia series bred by Westhoff Plants in Germany makes growing petunias easy and profitable. Perfectunias...