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August 13, 2014
Stone Creek Hydroponics, a family-owned and operated farm in northeast Georgia, knows how to adapt to customer needs. When owner Zachary Unruh started the business in 2010, he grew basil and other herbs. Soon, customers began requesting lettuce....
July 01, 2014
Chameleon Grow Systems has developed a plasma grow light from the light emitting plasma offering from LUXIM in Sunnyvale, Calif. What differentiates plasma grow lighting from legacy HID grow lighting is the incredible spectrum of light that is very...
April 28, 2014
Smith Gardens, with locations in Oregon, Washington and California, has been serving the Pacific Northwest market for over 100 years. Each year the family-run operation ships more than 38 million annuals, perennials, poinsettias and a variety of...
December 02, 2013
Your customers demand a consistent, high quality finished product grown from Proven Winners and Proven Selections liners. Having access to crop culture information developed by Pleasant View Gardens’ expert growing staff is a key to your success and...
September 27, 2013
YC Nursery had a challenge: find a growing container that was specially configured to meet their large scale production needs, and that met the increasing demand from customers for environmentally responsible materials. The Texas annual color grower...
March 01, 2013
“Faithful” is a word that describes Ray’s Greenhouse, LLC, in Telford, Penn. Ray and Arlene Gehman started the business in 1977 with a 100-square-foot greenhouse that was used to produce bedding plants grown in PRO-MIX BX. Thirty-five years later,...
December 05, 2012
Social media has pushed the boundaries of electronic communication on a personal level. There has been an equally rapid rise in the use of social media as a tool for business-to-consumer and business-to-business marketing. Like many business...
July 02, 2012
Southern Florida has long been a productive region for field grown winter vegetables, but one grower saw the potential for even more, if they could manage the excess heat buildup in their tunnels. Enza Zaden specializes in hybrid vegetable seeds...
June 06, 2012
It’s an unfortunate, yet common combination. Pythium root and stem rot can occur any time during poinsettia propagation or production, as it spreads easily by water. And yes, it’s a common cause of headaches for growers. For Matt Carr, Growing...
June 23, 2011
After increasing pot crop production, Charlie Kurtz, owner of CK Greenhouses, Cheshire, Conn., wanted to reduce leaf wetting from irrigation and the resulting foliar disease, so this past winter he converted five greenhouses to flood bench...
October 12, 2005
Learn how to mitigate the risk of producing poinsettias at lower than normal temperatures. We are all faced with a difficult year ahead of us due to current energy costs and availability. Growers are looking at opportunities to turn down the...
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