Big Grower

A century of growing

Smith Gardens made its home on the West Coast 122 years ago. Today, it’s owned by the fourth generation — brothers Eric and Mark Smith. The busine... more »

Cover Story — Learn by doing

Headstart Nursery is owned by brothers Steve and Randy Costa, in partnership with garlic grower Christopher Ranch. The operation has grown into six di... more »

Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Named 2023 International Grower of the Year

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has awarded the title of International Grower of the Year 2023 to Brookdale Treeland N... more »

Technology — Managing What You Measure

Growing is as much an art as it is a science. How many times have you made an adjustment to a growth recipe because you see something awry with the cr... more »

Business — Looking for Funding to Upgrade Your Operation

When Revolution Farms opened its 1-acre greenhouse facility in 2018 in Caledonia, Michigan, the company considered LED grow lights to be essential for... more »

Cover Story — A Solid Foundation

Keymar, Maryland, may be a small, unincorporated community with a population of fewer than 3,000, but it’s home to a major player in our industry: C... more »