September 2011
September 21, 2012
Do you know an intriguing intern? Every year when the new school year begins, and college students return to the classroom and greenhouses at their schools, GPN and Nexus Corp. begin our quest to find this year’s Intern of...
September 21, 2011
Anyone who ever met Jack Williams will always remember his laugh, his smile and the twinkle in his eye — but what everyone appreciates is his dedication and commitment to advancing the horticulture industry. That’s why Jack...
SuperCal, a revolutionary leader in the all-new flower class known as petchoa (petunia x calibrachoa hybrid) delivers the best characteristics of two top-selling species into one. From the petunia side of its family legacy,...
February 28, 2012
In this issue, we present a summary of diseases that occur in petunias. Remember: Product controls are based on research trials and do not reflect an endorsement of any sort. To learn more about diseases affecting petunias,...
September 26, 2011
As mixed combos continue to grow in popularity, breeders are adding new mixes to their collections. Find out which mixes stood out in trials. Mixed containers and baskets have been a staple component of color programs for...
Many perennial growers have been trialing the plant growth regulator Configure to improve various aspects of their perennial programs. Growers are seeking to improve branching, increase the number of flowers produced, and to...
Intellectual property, which includes plant patents, utility patents, plant breeders rights, trademarks, trade secrets, licensing, copyrights and enforcement, is an important mechanism for horticultural companies to protect...
January 10, 2012
When in full bloom, lithodora is a show stopper in containers and garden settings. Lithodora ‘White Star’ is no exception as it produces an abundance of gleaming white star-shaped blossoms outlined in vibrant blue during the...
Paclobutrazol is probably the most widely used active ingredient used to regulate extension growth of floriculture crops in the United States. Paclobutrazol was introduced to the floriculture industry as Bonzi (Syngenta...