January 2015

A Growing Passion

Growing up on a cattle farm in rural Virginia, 2015 GPN/Nexus Intern of the Year, James Rockwell, found himself immersed in the agriculture industry at an early age. "I know that was definitely s... more

Coleus: Foundation in Foliage

Be inspired by coleus in 2015.

Crop Culture Report: Panicum virgatum ‘Ruby Ribbons’

Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons' stuns with soft blue-green foliage that emerges in the spring on upright arching, clumping plants. Bred by Dr. Mark Brand at the University of Connecticut, '... more

Dealing with the Cold

Heating a greenhouse in a cold climate is always expensive, but that's especially true for some growers this year. Although natural gas remains relatively inexpensive, distribution costs have skyr... more

Perennial Solutions: Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokova’

Covered in masses of dainty white flowers, the 2015 perennial plant of the year offers delicate texture to the landscape.

Reduce Waste with a Quality Surfactant Program

It's no secret that plants need access to water and nutrients to grow healthy and strong. This has been true since the beginning of time. However, there are a number of challenges to providing pla... more

The New Shoulder Crop

Here at Gulley Greenhouse we were looking to increase sales around the peak season. We have the space, people on the clock, and during certain points, free heat. However, finding a consistent program... more

What Do You Make of Marsala?

Last month, the color experts at the Pantone Institute announced its choice for the Color of the Year for 2015 — Marsala (Pantone 18-1438) — "a naturally robust and earthy wine red.&q... more

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