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Costa Farms Acquires Houseplant Producer Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc.

Costa Farms has acquired the business, assets and brands of Hermann Engelmann Greenhouses, Inc. of Apopka, Fla., one of the country’s premier small-foliage growers. Costa Farms will continue to support the Exotic Angel brand and looks to build on its heritage, legacy and portfolio of more than 400 plant varieties.

Agriculture And Medical Marijuana In Maryland — An Industry Perspective

Grower Gary Mangum offers his view on the importance of farm diversification and why growing medical marijuana could be a positive for the industry. Testing Drone Deliveries With Consumer Focus Group

Online floral delivery operation is currently experimenting with drone delivery services in the metro Detroit area.

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Rethink What It Means To Be A Greenhouse Grower, Konjoian Says

Konjoian’s Greenhouse has come full circle, from growing vegetables in its early years, to growing flowers and back again. Here’s why its owners think food is the future for this operation.

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Fantastic New Perennials For 2015 From Proven Winners

Allan Armitage talks about noteworthy perennial selections from Proven Winners at the 2014 Spring Trials.

The Nexus Zephyr Greenhouse can hold the outside or below ambient temperature in the greenhouse without the use of mechanical cooling. The flexible Zephyr features different venting options including drop-down curtains, roll-up walls or rigid covered rack and pinion vents. Click here for more information.

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RISE Making Effort To Show Industry Support Of Pollinator Health

A small team of Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) member companies met April 10 with White House staff to discuss finding new and additive solutions to pollinator health.

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Geranium Leaf Spots: Is it Rust Or Edema?

Damp conditions can lead to both rust and edema in geraniums. Here's some advice on scouting and treating each.

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Variety Highlights From Ball Horticultural Co., Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch And Green Fuse Botanicals

The sixth and final day of the 2014 California Spring Trials saw Greenhouse Grower editors wrapping up the week with hundreds of beautiful new varieties at Ball, Fides-Oro, Ecke Ranch and Green Fuse Botanicals. Check out these beauties!

Armitage On New Introductions From Ball Horticultural Co., Fides-Oro And Green Fuse Botanicals On The Final Day Of California Spring Trials

Allan Armitage recaps day six of the 2014 California Spring Trials, discussing Bounce impatiens, Kaboom calibrachoas, Cannova callas, Vernique veronica, Madrid Gold lavender and more new varieties.

Reach for the sky with Stokesia laevis 'Divinity' PPAF, an exclusive intro from Emerald Coast Growers. Large flowers open with a hint of yellow in the center, then mature to pure, long-lasting white. Blooms stand over neat mounds of broad, strap-like leaves. Grows just 12 to 14”.  Learn more.



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