Back to School Means…It is that time of year again! It is time for GPN and Nexus Corp. to find our Intern of the Year! As college students return to campus, we want to learn more about those aspiring horticulturists who a... more
Bare Root Perennials: Efficient for Growers of All SizesHistorically, bare root divisions were one of the main sources of starting materials for greenhouses and nurseries. With the popularity of plugs and liners in the past couple decades, some growers hav... more
Cleaning Up Light PollutionSupplemental light curtains provide a simple answer to an increasingly common challenge.
Comparing HeucheraPacific Plug & Liner is a great stop along the California Spring Trials tour to find a wide selection of plants from many different vendors, many of which are new introductions. One of the highlights ... more
Crop Culture Report: Gomphrena Pink ZazzleI'm sure by now you've heard the buzz about the alluring Pink Zazzle (gomphrena hybrid) recently introduced at the California Spring Trials. It's an amazing breakthrough in the breeding of... more
Embracing ChangeThe horticulture industry is undeniably changing as customers age, big box stores compete with independent garden centers (IGCs) and technology continues to evolve. These changes not only lead to chal... more
Grower Customizes Recyclable Containers to Meet Customer DemandYC Nursery had a challenge: find a growing container that was specially configured to meet their large scale production needs, and that met the increasing demand from customers for environmentally res... more
Parboiled Rice Hulls: A Viable Media AlternativeThis readily renewable resource offers quality plant production with built-in sustainability, improved mixing and value.
Perennial Solutions: Veronica Bomb SeriesThis improved series offers compact growing and uniquely branched flower spikes comprised of hundreds of flower blooms.
Problems with Foot-candles, Lux and LumensThere are three ways to describe light intensity, but only one of them is appropriate for photosynthesis. Increasing use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) means that the appropriate unit for light measu... more
Using Organic Fertilizers in Hydroponics and Recirculating CultureThinking about implementing recirculating culture to your production? Here are two strategies to consider.
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