January 2006
January 01, 2006
Far from his comfort zone, this year’s winner took an internship with a financial organization and came out the winner of the 7th Annual GPN/Nexus Intern Scholarship. Knowing the culture requirements for a limited number of...
Even with a magical crystal ball, most people think predicting the future is more entertainment than science. I disagree. We may not be able to predict the future down to the smallest detail, but if you can gather evidence...
Fungus gnats, Bradysia spp., are important insect pests in greenhouses. The fungus gnat life cycle consists of an egg, four larval stages, pupa and adult. Fungus gnat adults typically live 7-10 days, flying near the growing...
Dianthus gratianopolitanus — commonly called cheddar pinks — is one of the most widely grown and marketed dianthus species and is well suited for landscapes across much of the country. Based on its desirable characteristics...
After a day spent touring the University of Florida’s poinsettia trial (look for coverage of the trial in the February issue of GPN), a group of us got together for dinner. And like it always does, the conversation flowed...
Final crop quality often depends on the chassis built within the canopy. The chassis refers to the architecture, or scaffold, that develops as a result of pinching. The scaffold is influenced by several factors including...
The only constant any more is change; the status quo simply doesn’t cut it in a highly competitive marketplace, especially one where disposable spending dollars are being cannibalized by increasing energy costs, rising...
The color blue in the garden does not have a better representation than lobelia. The South African perennial Lobelia erinus, and its cultivars have graced garden beds and trailed from balcony plantings for years....
The International Horti Fair, by far the world’s largest horticulture trade show, has taken a decidedly retail bend the past few years. You can now find several pavilions full of ideas and products aimed at retail,...
Think of a headhouse as being the work center of your greenhouse operation. Besides providing an area for potting, transplanting and shipping, the headhouse is an excellent place for the support facilities needed to run an...
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