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Gotham Greens Announces Expansion Plans

Gotham Greens announced plans to double the size of its greenhouse capacity this year to more than 1.2 million square feet, including its first two greenhouses in the South. The company, which supplies salad greens,... more »

The growers’ Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) Kappa cohort received certifications on February 4, 2022 in Austin, TX. Pictured Left to Right: Ed Bales (faculty), Chris McCorkle (McCorkle Nurseries – GA), Philip Statile (L.P. Statile – NJ), Josh Robinson, Marie Robinson, Chris Robinson (all with Robinson Nurseries – OR), Jeff Olsen (represented by the egg!: Brookdale Treeland Nurseries – ONT), Kim Hainsfurther (Forrest Keeling Nursery – MO), Dr. Charlie Hall (faculty), Chris Uhland (Harmony Hill Nursery – PA), Lyndsi Oestmann (Loma Vista Nursery – KS), Mike Miller (Decker’s Nursery – OH) and W.J. Rossi (faculty).

Industry-Leading Growers Earn EAGL Certification

Ellison Chair for International Floriculture Charlie Hall is proud to announce the graduation of the ninth cohort of the elite Executive Academy for Growth & Leadership (EAGL) program for nursery & greenhouse growers. Eight industry... more »

Groovy Plants Ranch to Expand

Groovy Plants Ranch in Marengo, Ohio, recently announced the purchase of 11 additional acres, allowing it to multiply its plant offerings and host more events. “When we first opened our doors seven years ago, we... more »

Walters Gardens Gets $95K Grant for Expansion

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) on March 16 approved $95,000 in grant money to support more acres of greenhouses at Walters Gardens in Zeeland. “Walters Gardens is thrilled to receive this... more »

Ukraine Grower Seeks Industry Help

The war in Ukraine has impacted the lives of millions. The number of injuries and deaths along with the destruction of thousands of homes, businesses and other property continues to climb each day. Earlier this... more »

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Driscoll’s, Plenty Again Invest in Vertically-Grown Greenhouse Strawberries

More than a year after announcing a joint research and development project to grow strawberries indoors, Driscoll’s and Plenty Unlimited Inc. announced plans to build a new indoor vertical farm dedicated exclusively to strawberries. After a year... more »

Costa Farms Releases Update on Monstera ‘Thai Constellation’ Availability

Costa Farms recently announced that its Monstera ‘Thai Constellation’ will not be commercially available this year. The company posted the following notice on its website: “Here at Costa Farms, we know you’re excited about Monstera ‘Thai Constellation’... more »

Bonnie Plants Unveils Expanded Greenhouse Facilities

Bonnie Plants recently unveiled a multimillion-dollar expansion and upgrade of greenhouse facilities in Union Springs, Alabama. The new growing and distribution facilities are designed to strengthen e-commerce operations and improve production, creating dozens of jobs... more »

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