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National Garden Bureau Announces Horticulture Therapy Garden Grant Winners

The NGB’s annual grant program, Growing for Futures, recently selected three therapeutic gardens that will receive grants totaling $5,000.

Walters Gardens Partnering With Darwin Colombia On Unrooted Cuttings

Beginning in spring 2017, Darwin Colombia will offer unrooted cuttings of more than 40 varieties of Walters Gardens’ new genetics, including many popular genera such as Agastache, Monarda, Nepeta, and Phlox.

Check Out The Latest In Lighting Technology For Greenhouses

Manufacturers are developing several innovative lighting systems that can help growers save on energy efficiency, while improving plant quality. Here’s a look at some of their newest offerings.


Belgian strawberry harvesting robot to enter greenhouses next year

After working on their harvesting robots in secrecy for many years, Belgian developers can now they can finally show us a prototype. The machine was demonstrated at the International Mechanisation and Demonstration Day at Research Centre, Hoogstraten last week. Harvesting machineThis is how it works: A.....

German grower uses biofuel as alternative to natural gas

Immensely increased natural gas prices in 2005 led German greenhouse grower Scherzer-Gemüse GmbH to consider some heating alternatives. For their 7 hectare location in Nuremberg they’ve installed a wood chip heating system to heat their greenhouses. Their new 10.5 hectare glass greenhouse in Dinkelsbühl is.....

Apex Greenhouses starts co-operation with BOAL Systems

Apex Greenhouses recently celebrated their first anniversary after a great first year of operations. Much of their early success can be attributed to experience and hard work, but the success was further heightened by the support of several of their key suppliers, including a relatively new partnership with.....

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