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Over the summer, the National Garden Bureau launched its “Growing for Futures” philanthropic program to help build therapeutic gardens. This ongoing, annual, fundraising initiative is designed to advance the NGB’s mission —...
Agastache, also known by the common names of Hyssop or Hummingbird Mint, is a genus of the Lamiaceae family. There are many different species of agastache that are native to North America, as well as one species that is...
ARC:  The horticultural industry is getting greener — or at least trying to — as each year passes. I don’t know many plant pathologists who have had successful experiences with biological control agents for disease...
Irradiance, temperature, and carbon dioxide (CO2) are three environmental parameters growers can control during greenhouse production to alter crop growth, quality, and timing. Significant costs are incurred every year,...
Raise your hand if you grew up on a farm or know someone who did. Raise your hand if you have ever visited a farm. A yes answer to either of these questions is likely accompanied by an image of a traditional farm in a rural...
There have been numerous articles published in the past few years detailing the business opportunities of greenhouse operations growing vegetables as an added source of income to supply local retailers trying to find locally...
The greenhouse industry has experienced many changes over the past decade. Most recently the margins and the demand for certain ornamental crops has begun to diminish. This leaves many greenhouses that were once booming...
The Giga series of scabiosa from Green Fuse Botanicals is a great example of the expression “Great things come in small packages.” After all, the plants form compact 6- to 9-inch tall clumps of gray-green foliage which...
The production of containerized floriculture crops often involves techniques to limit extension growth to produce compact plants. In some situations though, a grower may wish to increase plant height, such as when plants are...