Production

Irrigation and plant health

Water You Missing?

Forty, even 30, years ago, we watered our plants, dropped in a little fertilizer, and hoped for the best. Perhaps it wasn’t quite that simple, but our main focus with irrigation was primarily making sure... more »

Making Sense of Light Sensors

During the winter, greenhouse growers in Northern regions often become concerned that their plants are not receiving enough light to produce good quality crops. However, many do not know what light levels their crops are... more »

Greenhouse Sanitation Decreases Pest Problems

Here is a quick test we are sure you will pass: In the greenhouse production of floriculture and specialty crops, what do pathogens, insect pests, algae, and weeds have in common? A) They reduce crop... more »

UF Releases New ‘Five Tips for Horticulture’ Video Series

Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension recently released a new YouTube video (https://youtu.be/4QfAh_BttIo ) with Paul Karlovich of Sun Gro Horticulture. In the video, Karlovich explains how you can successfully run onsite... more »

ICL Specialty Fertilizers

ICL Specialty Fertilizers Launches Osmocote App

ICL Specialty Fertilizers has introduced a new mobile app for its Osmocote line of controlled release fertilizers. The Osmocote Product and Rate Finder App puts the full Osmocote product line, suggested application rates, a dealer... more »

Sporticulture Signs New Licensing Deals

Sporticulture has entered into licensing agreements with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, and REALTREE. All agreements grant Sporticulture rights to manufacture, produce and distribute branded horticultural products nationwide. “2020 confirmed that two of... more »

Profile Products Launches $9 Million Expansion

Profile Products announced the start of a game-changing $9 million manufacturing expansion project, an important investment that will provide a significant increase in capacity, improved logistics, and enhanced safety and quality systems for Profile's sustainable... more »

Purpling of leaves

Purpling of Leaves

Many annual bedding plants and herbaceous perennials have red, purple or almost black foliage, including fountain grass, ornamental millet and some varieties of coleus, sweet potato vine, New Guinea impatiens, coral bells, kale and ornamental... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Kait Barry
Susan Judd
Alex Kantor
Liz Hughes
Andrew Konicki
Kit Leider Pierri
Lauren Kirchner
Michelle Opela
Judson LeCompte

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