October 2010
You’ve got questions, and the experts at the National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association have the answers. Here are some frequently asked questions related to glazing for greenhouse structures. What is total solar...
It used to be that growers grew and retailers sold. It was the retailers’ job and responsibility to create the market for our products. And for many years, this formula worked well. But something’s happened over the past 10...
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In the 1960s, professors at Cornell University were among the first to advocate the use of peat in their soilless Peat-Lite mixes for greenhouse production. Several properties of peat moss have led to its widespread adoption...
Those who like the bright, cheerful displays of color that many geum cultivars deliver in the early spring, but wish these plants would bloom into the summer months, I’d like to introduce you to Geum x hybrid ‘Totally...
Did you know that in 2009 more than 83 million households participated in do-it-yourself lawn and garden activities? That is an increase of 2 million households compared to 2008. Seventeen percent of those homeowners also...
This new verbena series is easy to grow, offering a semi-upright habit so they are appropriate for containers and flower beds. Empress verbena are tolerant of both heat and cold, and are nice additions to gardens over a wide...
SunPatiens are growing in market visibility due to several enhancements over traditional New Guinea impatiens: They have a fast production schedule. They can be grown cooler. Their landscape performance in both sun and heat...
Temperature is the primary factor that controls crop timing and plant development. The way it is delivered, on a daily and per-crop basis, can also influence stem extension (plant height) and energy consumption. This article...
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