January 2016

Culture Report: Osteospermum Ostica Series

Early flowering paired with colorful elegance comes to gardens with no cooling necessary.

Extension Research and Education Helps Growers Battle Invasives

One of the most impactful issues in plant production is the consistent influx of invasive pests and the regulatory hurdles that go along with them.

Gardening Trends for the Eco-Conscious Consumer

In the age of greenwashing, it’s easy for consumers and growers alike to receive mixed messages on what “organic” means. Organic certifying agencies and organic farming associations are re-laun... more

Improve Rooting of Cuttings

The biggest rooting season for ornamental cuttings occurs during some of the darkest and coldest days of the year — in January and February. When conditions are close to ideal, cuttings of most herb... more

Natives: Kudos, Combos and Caveats

Growing in popularity, gardeners are using natives more and more in their outdoor spaces.

New for the New Year

In December, Pantone announced that the combination of Serenity and Rose Quartz would be the 2016 Color of the Year. Pantone’s experts say, “The color is a harmonious pairing of inviting shade... more

Perennial Solutions: Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’

The 2016 Perennial Plant of the Year has graced gardens since the American Civil War and is still one of the most sought after white anemones on the market today.

Stay Social!

Social media usage is constantly changing, and it can certainly be overwhelming to keep up with it all. Here’s an update on what’s new in social media and how you can utilize it so you, and your business, won’t be left behind.

Why Plan Ahead?

Welcome to Crossroads. We understand that you must wear many different hats in today’s greenhouse production, and we want to help you decide what needs your attention and what is not as critical. ... more

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