November 2017

A Week in Paris Yields Timeless Inspirations

I find myself fortunate to be on the board of directors of Luxflora, a woman-led non-profit organization focused on building a network for women in the floriculture industry to connect, interact and u... more

Culture Report: Lupine Staircase Series

Several years in the making, this showy series is the first of its kind — allowing growers to schedule lupine through the season.

Energy-Saving Climate Control for Cultivating Greenhouse Ornamentals

Coordinating lighting and climate control may save greenhouse growers energy.

Enhancing Your PGR Applications — Part 1

How does spray water alkalinity affect the efficacy of commonly used plant growth regulators?

Factors that Influence Leaf Coloration

In the production of most floriculture crops, growers usually focus on quality attributes that relate to flowering, such as flower number and size, as well as plant compactness. The color of foliage i... more

Insights From a Plant Geek

He may or may not need an introduction, but I’d like to introduce you to Michael Perry, also known as Mr. Plant Geek. We had a chance to formally meet at Cultivate’17, and I have thoroughly enjoyed picking his brain ever since.

Maintenance, Sanitation and End-of-Year Cleanup

OK, I’ve brought this up throughout the year at different times and you will always hear Ann talk about just how important sanitation is in disease prevention and control. I think most of us know... more

Naming Names

On Nov. 1, 2017, we will begin to accept nominations for GPN’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. This is the seventh year that GPN has been recognizing the next generation of horticulture. Our previous ... more

Perennials with Potential

Differentiate your perennial offering with these underutilized specialty crops.

Some Like It Hot

These top performers survived the heat and humidity in the landscape beds at the Dallas Arboretum trial garden.

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