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Greenhouse consultant marks 30 years and counting

Veteran greenhouse consultant Melhem Sawaya celebrated his business’ 30th anniversary late last year, held in Brantford, Ont.

A.M.A. sells over one billion Ellepots

The first company in North America to produce and sell Ellepots to growers, A.M.A. Horticulture has produced and sold more than one billion Ellepots this week.

Growers celebrate OMAFRA specialist’s career

Greenhouse growers and suppliers from across the province gathered to celebrate Shalin Khosla’s career this month at his retirement party in Leamington, Ont.
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Featured News 
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Growing perennials on schedule

In both the first-year flowering and traditional varieties, different series can have multiple bloom times ranging from early spring to late spring. Having multiple selections and using differences in vigour and input forms can assist in spreading out and lengthening overall bloom time throughout the season. Here are some examples to show you how. » Learn more
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Growing your vertical gardening customer base

When people think of sustainable food gardens, they tend to think along the lines of raised garden beds stretching over an entire backyard. So how can you help your condo-dwelling customers successfully start a garden? They can actually use the vertical space around their living quarters, instead of the horizontal space – this is known as vertical gardening. » Learn more

IPM Essen

Jan 28-Feb 1
Location: Essen, Germany
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Bedding Plants Workshop

Jan 30
Location: Sturgeon County, AB
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LMHIA Horticulture Growers’ Short Course

Jan 30-Feb2
Location: Abbotsford, BC
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Feb 18
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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