October 2022

Culture Report: Echinacea Sombrero Poco Series

The new Sombrero Poco series is even more versatile, with its naturally compact habit and ability to schedule for more seasons.

Driving Sustainability at Westerlay Orchids

Reducing the operation’s carbon footprint is top priority for second-generation owner Toine Overgaag.

Duets: Gender Bias in Horticulture

Progress realized, more work ahead. Bridget Behe, professor at Michigan State University, and Lela Kelly, owner of Dosatron, discuss women in horticulture.

Editor’s Letter: Winners’ Circle Selections

I’ve spent years in this industry, working with and writing about plants, and now I am delighted to be the new managing editor of GPN. Plants have been a part of my life since the beginning. My g... more

Forty Under 40 Perspectives: Building a Successful Team

Being a lead grower carries many responsibilities, aside from the obvious loss reduction and quality plant production. Being a leader of any type requires understanding that the key to success is peop... more

Tackling Automation and Consumer Trends

Greenhouse Growers EXPO sessions to offer tips on best economical practices, how to combat supply chain shortages, houseplant trends and more.

Technically Speaking: Far-red Light in Greenhouse and Indoor Farming

Far-red is a waveband of light that is marginally visible to us but has profound effects on plant growth and development. Far-red light is often described as radiation with a wavelength between 700 an... more

Vaughn’s View: Define the New Lantana Introductions

After evaluating lantana varieties at eight trial sites throughout the country, these rose to the top.

Winners’ Circle

These 15 varieties have earned recognition from various industry associations for their strong performance, bold colors and resilience.

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.