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Jim Barrett in action at the 2014 Plant Health Management Conference.   If you are looking for solutions for growing the healthiest and most profitable plants possible, then you need to be at GPN’s Plant Health...
Editors note: This is the first article in a series on research and education programs being performed at the University of California. James Bethke and staff working with local rose growers on mite resistance issues. The...
Charlie Hall, ellison chair in International Floriculture, Texas A&M University, Department of Horticultural Sciences: The last 25 years in the green industry have brought unprecedented structural changes. While we...
Workers follow stringent rules while transplanting organically grown crops at Sunbelt Greenhouses. The word “organic” is a term that certified growers will not throw around loosely.  Labeling a product as organic means...
With the new web-native Sage ERP system, growers are now offered expanded tools for accessing data on mobile devices. During this year’s keynote speech at Google I/O, the annual software developer-focused conference for...
 In recent years, breeders have been working diligently to improve the attributes of bee balm. The monarda Balmy series is a great example of these efforts. The Balmy series is compact,  has very mildew resistant...
Herbs represent one of the fastest growing groups of plants over the last 15 years or so. Many are produced from seed directly or via plugs while others are produced from herbaceous cuttings. They are often finished by the...
In today’s ever-changing gardening world, it is easy for a grower to become overwhelmed with choices. Many of these choices are combinations — hanging baskets, patio containers and the list goes on and on.  This is why...
In the production of flowering ornamentals and other specialty crops, a common goal is to grow high-quality, uniform plants in a consistent and predictable manner. A population of plants that have different growth...
Eager to reinvent the category of strawflowers, we’re excited to introduce the vastly superior Cottage series of bracteantha from Westhoff. Unlike the old-fashioned strawflowers, the Cottage series combines the most disease...
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