While 2017 has been a year of growth for many companies, growers must work to find their equilibrium in the face of challenges.
Most independent garden centers earned a profit during the past year and reported favorable spring seasons, but some say that they are still below pre-recession levels.
Although a lack of quality labor is still a challenge, growth and profits are trending up for landscape contractors.
Water-wise, native and new perennials stood out at this year’s event in Denver.
As requirements for paid sick/medical and family leave become more complex, growers must carefully create leave policies that are both legal and suitable for their operations.
Dr. Kevin Folta’s research at the University of Florida aims to prove that growers can converse with plants with specific lighting strategies.
Greenhouse Management’s lighting webinar in August welcomed Drs. Christopher Currey, Roberto Lopez and Ricardo Hernandez, among others.
Researchers at Michigan State University examine the possibilities of propagating perennial cuttings under sole-source LEDs.