May 2011
January 12, 2012
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in osteospermum.Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting...
January 12, 2012
Proper propagation techniques can be critical to your poinsettia crop’s success. New research from Clemson University looks at a new rooting medium that growers may want to consider this poinsettia season. Researchers have...
May 19, 2011
Once again, Team GPN survived California Spring Trials. Jasmina Radjevic, Bob Bellew, Kim Sammartino, Amanda McAdam and I spent seven days traveling to all of the breeder locations during the last week of March to see what...
Growing extraordinary plants is critical to your business and reputation. As you know, the success of your plants greatly depends on various factors: climatic conditions, use of plant growth regulators, vulnerability to...
May 19, 2011
As the need for recycled water increases, new technologies must be explored. To grow healthy plants, there are a number of key ingredients that are required: plant materials, substrate to grow the plants in, sunlight,...
January 12, 2012
Find out why breeders are working hard to introduce new and exciting eucomis varieties to the market. Eucomis, commonly known as pineapple lily, is an easy-to-produce perennial, native to South Africa. The flower spikes are...
January 12, 2012
Valued for its golden variegation, erect upright form and tidy clumps, this feather reed grass is easy to grow and boasts strong landscape performance. Ornamental grasses continue their popularity as reliable, long-lived...
Unlike people, animals and insects, plants are not able to get up and move. They are stuck in the container, or in the landscape, where they are planted. However, plants are able to adapt their growth to try to position...
January 12, 2012
In early 2009, East Jordan Plastics purchased a facility in South Haven, Mich., and dedicated it to recycling used and obsolete horticultural containers and tags. Their proprietary process allows for used containers to be...
Pentas, which are native to northeast Africa, are well known to thrive in very hot and dry conditions. Did you know that they are also very tolerant of salt exposure and high humidity? Due to recent advancements in breeding...