January 2011
February 28, 2012
Adding texture to the landscape, the 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year provides tremendous value from spring to fall. Amsonia hubrichtii is an outstanding perennial that has largely gone under the radar until recently when it...
February 28, 2012
An introduction to the floriculture group at NCSU The floriculture group at North Carolina State University involves individuals from a number of departments, including horticulture, plant pathology and entomology. The core...
February 28, 2012
Integrate maintenance into your winter schedule for a more productive spring Ask a grower about maintenance, and you’ll learn volumes about their greenhouse range. Growers approach the job of maintenance in different ways;...
January 12, 2011
While many college students often neglect to take full advantage of their breaks from school, Amy Hinkle spent this past summer in Stillwater, Okla., working for a cut flower grower. The Pennsylvania State University junior...
February 28, 2012
In the November 2010 issue, I discussed the fundamentals of how temperature influences the development and timing of greenhouse crops. Conceptually, floriculture crops respond to temperature similarly: they develop in...
February 28, 2012
Trialed and tested, these healthy dianthus perform well in greenhouses, nurseries and in the landscape. Dianthus has become one of the most commonly grown perennials in North America. Whetman Pinks, a specialist breeder in...
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