May 2023

Chat Room — May 2023

Each month, we send out a survey to our readers on a variety of topics and report the results here. Chat Room is a perfect venue to get to know your peers and where you stand on different issues affecting the industry.

Culture Report: Geum Tempo series

This new perennial series is bringing geum back to gardens with longer flowering time and a reblooming period.

Editor’s Letter: Cruisin’ through California

California Spring Trials was a blast! It was my first time attending the event and, while it was a bit overwhelming, I learned so much. Four days filled with breeders showcasing their new genetics and... more

Forty Under 40 Perspectives: From beginner to Epic Gardening

There’s nothing magical about growing a garden — only patience, learning from your mistakes, and finding new and creative ways to keep on growing. [caption id="attachment_89089" align="alignlef... more

Growth strategy by way of automation

Keeping up with technology in production will help growers improve outputs and keep business growing through the years.

Honorees of 2023 — Meet GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class

I'm honored to introduce you to GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. In this 12th year of the program, these honorees join esteemed alumni who have had a huge impact on the horticulture indus... more

Technically Speaking: Lighting plants indoors, without sunlight

Greenhouse production takes advantage of sunlight, which usually provides most, if not all, the light to crops grown inside. Greenhouse growers, however, are increasingly amending sunlight with low-in... more

Vaughn’s View: Colorful and vibrant annual introductions for 2024 – Part 1

These annual introductions are top picks from the Costa Farms trial, with great genetics, bright colors and abundant flowering.

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