Ornamental Floriculture

Ornamental Floriculture PART 1

This is part one of a two-part series that will highlight the tools and resources to assist growers with potted flowering and foliage plants and cut flowers. Growing ornamental floriculture crops, including potted flowering and... more »

Photoperiod Management

Photoperiod Management

Due to consumer demand for local, unique, fresh and high-quality cut flowers, domestic production of specialty cut flowers continues to increase across the country. Those interested in growing specialty cuts are finding that the premium... more »

University of Florida Climate Management Course

University of Florida launches climate management course

A new climate management online course — starting Oct. 16 — has been added to the Greenhouse Online Training series from The University of Florida IFAS Extension (UF). Climate Management will take your environmental control... more »

Technically Speaking GPN's September 2023 column feature image

The Importance of Transpiration

Transpiration is the process of water movement from the roots to the shoots of plants. Just like photosynthesis and respiration, it is a requisite function for plant growth. In this article, the specific functions of... more »

Chat Room — July 2023

This month, we asked you, our readers, about greenhouse sanitation practices, pest and pathogen issues, and growing shrubs and perennials. Do you have a question you want us to ask? Contact managing editor, Heather Machovina,... more »

Is Your greenhouse really clean?

Maintaining a clean greenhouse can mean the difference between growing a high-quality, profitable crop and scrambling to reduce losses from pathogens and pests. Here are five steps that can help you lower your chances of... more »

Keys to efficient potting and transplanting

To be efficient, potting and transplanting should be considered as part of a systems approach to growing plants. Depending on the size of the business, and the number and type of containers you use, it... more »

Growth strategy by way of automation

Greenhouse automation is the way of the future for plant production. If you’re not already investing in these technological advances, you should consider the options and make a plan. Automation can decrease labor and costs,... more »