June 2019

Airing It Out

Naturally ventilating your greenhouses can help control energy costs and produce healthy plants.

As ‘Scene’ at California Spring Trials

The 2019 edition of California Spring Trials took place a few weeks earlier than in years past, but that didn’t slow down the breeders and exhibiting companies from putting on an amazing show.

Audacious New Annuals

Each year, Costa Farms in Florida hosts the big kickoff to the trial season. These 2020 annual introductions were standout performers and should be on your radar as you plan next year’s production.

Chat Room — June 2019

This month, we asked growers about plant trials, greenhouse structures and how they’re preparing for summer. Click on the PDF below to see what they had to say.... more

Culture Report: Dianthus Constant Beauty Crush Series

Save time and labor with this completely programmable series of dianthus.

Horticulture’s History with Disruptive Technology: LED Lighting Takes Its Turn

Our greenhouse industry has an impressive history of embracing disruptive change and each of us has a personal perspective regarding time and change. One reference point for all of us is measured in t... more

Is Green Light Useful to Plants?

Fact or fiction: Green light is not useful for photosynthesis. While I don’t hear or read this statement as often as I used to, it is a myth that continues to be perpetuated by people who “know en... more

Let’s Talk Dracaena

Known for its air-purifying properties and versatility, dracaena is a crop that provides growers and consumers with multiple options in the greenhouse and for the home.

The Perfect Pest

Thrips in the greenhouse are nothing but trouble. Understanding how they function and how they can damage your crops will help you create a successful battle plan.

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