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The horticulture industry is made up of fascinating people. It is an amazing amalgamation of intriguing, ingenious and industrious individuals who make our industry so great!  GPN’s 40 Under 40 is just one way we get to...
What image first popped into your mind? Virtual Grower? Or perhaps, visions of creating or updating your company’s website, Facebook page, Pinterest board, Instagram and Twitter accounts, and/or other social media platforms...
ARC:  In a perfect world there would be no disease I suppose. My favorite solution would be a way to make the plants resist disease genetically since that is the epitome of biological control. If your wishes could be...
Retail sales of cannabis began in Colorado on Jan. 1, 2014. Prior to the start of marijuana sales, Colorado voters last fall approved an excise tax of 15 percent that gives the first $40 million to school construction, and...
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) resurfaced as a serious concern in production of vegetatively propagated petunias. TMV is geographically widespread and economically significant. TMV is transmitted mechanically and is not known to...
Cannas are an important variety for North American landscapes. Whether used as a thriller in back borders and containers, or as a stand-out bedding plant, gardeners and landscapers enjoy durable, impressive cannas in their...
Mite. A four-letter dirty word among greenhouse growers. More specifically, the twospotted spider mite.  These common microscopic pests are one of the biggest nuisances professional greenhouse growers treat within their...
There are numerous definitions of the word ‘striking.’ One definition is: conspicuously  attractive or impressive. ‘Striking’ is precisely the word that comes to mind when I see Lobelia cardinalis ‘Black Truffle’. The...
Incandescent (INC) lamps have been used to create long days to regulate flowering since the discovery of photoperiodism nearly a century ago. They’ve been effective, inexpensive, and easy to install, but have been phased out...
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