Philips Lighting Introduces New LED Flowering Lamps

Philips Lighting has launched the Philips GreenPower LED flowering lamp 2.0, an energy efficient way to extend daylight or interrupt the night growing cycle in greenhouses for growers that cultivate strawberries, cut flowers, bedding plants... more »

Gibraltar Industries Acquires Nexus Corp.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of building products for industrial, infrastructure, residential and renewable energy and conservation markets, has acquired privately held Nexus Corp. for $25 million in an all cash transaction that... more »

Companies Partner to Launch LED Products

Gavita Holland and Transcend Lighting have formed an exclusive partnership to launch a portfolio of LED lighting products for the horticulture lighting market. Gavita is developing and building retrofit T5 LED lamps in custom spectrums, based on... more »

LED Lighting Applications for Plants

I first wrote about light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in this column in 2009, and although much of what I wrote then is still true today, some things have substantially changed for the better. In particular, fixtures... more »


Perennial Solutions: Salvia ‘Blue Marvel’

There are several Salvia nemorosa cultivars on the market, but none of them have larger flowers than ‘Blue Marvel’ from Darwin Perennials. It not only rivals the competition with its ultra-large flower spikes, but ‘Blue... more »

Figure 1. Lettuce growing in deep water culture (DWC) ponds

Growing Hydroponic Leafy Greens

Leafy greens such as lettuce, arugula, kale, mustard and spinach are among the most popular locally grown vegetables. They can be produced locally year-round in controlled environment greenhouses in hydroponics. This article will cover some... more »


UF Adds Online Weed Management Course

On Oct. 24, the University of Florida will begin a weed management online course, the final course from the Greenhouse Training Online Program. This new course is designed for growers with some experience and training... more »

Lumileds Releases LUXEON SunPlus Series

Lumileds has introduced the LUXEON SunPlus Series, the company’s first line of purpose-built LEDs. The LEDs provide the exact wavelengths of light required for horticulture applications, according to the company. The LUXEON SunPlus 20 Line... more »

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