October 2011
February 28, 2012
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in chrysanthemum. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. Please click on the PDF version below t to...
Growers are exceptionally talented at figuring things out. Knowing a crop, a greenhouse production system, a market — it all blends together. And when it all blends together perfectly, growers can anticipate problems, solve...
January 10, 2012
Available in 11 colors that have been improved for branching, uniformity and free flowering, Accents are the impatiens of choice when large blooms and strong garden vigor are what really matters. The ‘gold standard’ for...
From year to year, the cost of fertilizer can fluctuate, and occasionally, a certain analysis or brand of fertilizer may not even be available. Why all the changes? When you consider the raw materials that make up a...
October 18, 2011
Embarking on its 80 year anniversary, AAS opened its Summer Summit to growers, brokers, distributors, garden centers, media and garden writers. With record-breaking attendance, the event was a hit. In August, I attended the...
There are several critical considerations regarding the selection, maintenance and especially installation of interior thermal or shading screens. Ask your maintenance manager or contracted installer to review this list...
This month America in Bloom will celebrate its 10th anniversary during its annual symposium Oct. 6 to 8, in Washington, D.C. America in Bloom’s mission is to promote “nationwide beautification through...
Poinsettias are one of the industry’s major products, but we have gotten into a difficult situation with this crop. As growers and often retailers have focused on cutting expenses to be profitable, the quality of the...
Nepeta nervosa ‘Pink Cat’ offers growers many desirable attributes such as a compact growing habit, an extended bloom time, and ease of production. This attractive and fragrant bloomer also has strong landscape performance,...
Bedding plants comprise about half of the total floriculture crop production value in the United States. For many greenhouses, bedding plants are the most profitable segment of their business. Profitable production...
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