August 2020

AI-Driven IPMs Are The New Normal

New technology can help detect issues sooner, reduce input costs and allow growers to shift labor.

Chat Room — August 2020

This month, we asked readers about veggie production, plant trials and spring sales. Here’s what they had to say.

Culture Report: Hydrangea Game Changer Series

The world’s first daylength-neutral hydrangea saves months of crop time, delivering incredible flowers in just 14 weeks from URC!

Equipping Growers with Towering Substrate Solutions

My path into the horticulture business goes back to when I was 5 years old. Like most kids that age, I never wanted to be left out of any activity, especially if it was something my older brother was ... more

Fertilizing Specialty Leafy Greens

The first article in a three-part series focuses on producing healthy leafy green crops using appropriate fertilizer concentrations.

Height Control of Perennials: What Works and What Doesn’t

Containerized herbaceous perennials are commonly produced in flower for spring and summer sales. While some plants require a cold treatment to induce flowering, others primarily flower in response to ... more

Inside the World of Home Gardening

It is with a great deal of pleasure that I introduce this month’s guest, Jeff Lowenfels. Jeff holds the distinction of being North America’s longest running garden columnist. He is also the author... more

Making Capital Expenditure Decisions During Times of Uncertainty, e.g., COVID-19

Where and how you decide to invest within your business will determine its success tomorrow.

New Edible Varieties For 2021

Check out these new home-garden crops, introduced during this year's virtual California Spring Trials, to add to your vegetable production.

Salient 2021 Annual Introductions: Southern Style

This month, we take a “virtual” look at the top trial performers at Young’s Plant Farm, Metrolina Greenhouses and the University of Georgia.

What Consumers See in Their Gardens of the Future

As the National Garden Bureau celebrates its 100th anniversary, the organization surveyed consumers to gain insight into current gardening trends. Here is what they had to say.

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