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August 6, 2019

Growth-tracking tool launches for mums

The new tool simplifies growth measurements by providing a space to enter weekly plant growth into a formula, which then compares the crop to a projected model.

Floriculture manager course calls for applicants

Jungle Talks has partnered with Koppert Biological Systems, Ridder Group and Agro Energy for the second edition of the Pro Manager Mastercourse – Floriculture.

Herbaceous perennials named AAS winners

The first winners from their three-winter Herbaceous Perennial Trial have been announced: Echinacea Sombrero Baja Burgundy and Rudbeckia American Gold Rush (zones 4 to 9).
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Man in greenhouse surrounded by organic microgreen produce.

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Adrian Kemper

Award-winning grower cultivates innovation

“I started working part-time for Harster Greenhouses when I was about 15 years old,” says Adrian Kemper. His first summer was spent painting heating pipes. From there, he went on to tackle numerous different roles, ranging from order processing to greenhouse building. That path eventually led him to Aldershot Greenhouses where Kemper is now head grower. » Learn more
Lettuce tip burn

Getting to the root of lettuce tip burn

Tip burn in greenhouse lettuce might not be as simple as it sounds. It’s two different physiological disorders often grouped under one term, agree both Alberta greenhouse consultant Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza and OMAFRA greenhouse vegetable specialist Shalin Khosla. These two disorders are distinct in symptoms and causes. » Learn more

Nursery/Landscape Expo

Aug 8-10, 2019
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Independent Garden Centre Show

Aug 13-15, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
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Guelph/LO Trials

Aug 15, 2019
Location: Guelph/Milton
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Farwest Show

Aug 21-23, 2019
Location: Portland, OR
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