Case Studies

Growing Greens in Georgia

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... more »

Growing with Plasma Lighting

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... more »

Light Diffusing Screens Help Create Even Climate in Greenhouse

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... more »

New App Helps Deliver Crucial Information at All Times

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... more »

Grower Customizes Recyclable Containers to Meet Customer Demand

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... more »

Staying the Course

“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... more »

PVG’s Retail Corner: Social Media Content for Garden Retailers

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... more »

Enza Zaden Removes Excess Heat to Improve Growing Zone

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... more »