After taking 2020 off, CAST returned this year — only with a later timeframe in June — making this year’s event the California “Summer” Trials.
This month, we asked readers about veggie production, combination baskets and pollinator-friendly plants. Here’s what they had to say.
These designer recipes shined at the Young’s Plant Farm trial garden in Auburn, Alabama.
How can far-red radiation improve growth and light capture of lettuce/basil seedlings?
Are you considering e-commerce for your plant business? For many growers and retailers, website construction and maintenance is a daunting task, let alone the tedious management of an e-commerce platf... more
The first trailing variety of its kind, this Salvia guarantica offers cascading blue flowers that provide a natural feeder for hummingbirds.
Today’s guest is Dave Bartlett, president and owner of Bartlett Instrument Company in Fort Madison, Iowa. Dave earned an engineering degree from Iowa State University in 1982 and started his career ... more
Thanks to a recent USDA grant, university researchers are investigating the best practices to grow greens vertically.
The daily light integral (DLI) refers to the cumulative amount of light received per day. More technically, the DLI is the number of moles (mol) of photons with wavelengths between 400 and 700 nm that... more
In the first two parts of this series, we talked about the root zone and the shoot zone. In part three, we’re going to discuss environmentals. While there is a push towards complete control in the g... more
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