November 2000
Downy mildews have gained a strong foothold in the horticultural industry in the United States and Canada over the past few years. During the winter and spring of 2000, some new crops were hit by downy mildew, including red...
Greenhouse technology and equipment have been evolving at a staggering pace in recent years. What were once mostly small, family-owned businesses are now automated, computer- controlled, highly technical greenhouse...
Grasses have always been an integral part of nearly every nature scene – fields, roadsides, sand dunes, even the shadowy depths of woodlands. But grasses are just now experiencing a rise in popularity as gardeners discover...
It seems almost anti-American to dread the holidays, what with all the decorations, social gatherings and general good cheer. But the sight of mall decorations and twinkling Christmas lights in the trees has made me feel...
Carl Volkers and Jim Kampwirth are the envy of every stamp collector and coin enthusiast around. They too were once collectors. Not of books or baseball cards, but of cacti. Volkers would find a rare species here or come...
Reduction of pesticide and fertilizer runoff from greenhouses has been a repeated theme in the argument for a sound, protected environment. Many North American growers have taken the cue from their European counterparts by...
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