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5 Things Gardens Bloggers And Writers Learned At California Spring Trials

For the second year in a row, the National Garden Bureau hosted five popular garden bloggers and writers on a trip to California Spring Trials. Here’s what each of them had to say about their experience.

SNA’s Summer Tradeshow Is Revamped As SEGreen

SNA is hosting a new summer show, SE Green, in Athens, GA. It mixes a conference for Southeast-based landscapers, growers, and retailers, with exhibitors.

A Fire At A New Hampshire Garden Center Challenges Spring Sales

Petal Pushers Farm in Laconia, NH, suffered a two-alarm fire two weeks prior to Mother's Day Weekend. It is already back up and running, but is scrambling to replace its losses.

Surprise Customers With Over-The-Top Service This Mother’s Day Weekend

The day before Thanksgiving a few years ago, I reluctantly pulled into Central Market’s parking lot. Central Market is a popular, high-end Texas grocery store chain, the luxury brand for the middle-of-the-road HEB stores. As expected, the parking lot was packed. There wasn’t a space in the main part of the sizable lot, so I had to park some distance away. It wasn’t a promising start to what I fully expected to be an irritating afternoon. But I was making butternut squash soup and providing wine for the holiday dinner the next day, and so I couldn’t procrastinate any longer. I was doomed to endure the busiest shopping day of the year for grocery stores. I grabbed a mini double-decker cart, resigned to cranky crowds and jostling for space in the produce aisles. I walked in and paused to figure out where I could find the butternut squash. Almost instantly, an […]

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Vapor barrier on block saves large amounts of water, fertilizer

Installing a simple plastic cap as a vapor barrier on your growing medium might be the most simple solution to save money on expensive fertilizers, improve crop yields, and decrease the water footprint. This is what Steven Gallo of CubeCap Canada thought too. For several years now he has run trials.....

CA (ON): Agricultural wage raise pushes growers to invest in hi-tech

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is concerned with the Ontario government's decision to raise the minimum wage from $10.25 to $11.00 per hour. Although this increase can look like a positive change, it makes it very difficult for some Ontario farms to earn it back. The marketplace only supports.....

France: New 18,000 m2 tomato greenhouse

Roland Guéval is building his 3rd greenhouse in Lambé (near Brest), this one will cover 18,000 m2 (the first greenhouse measured 10,000 m2 and the second 15,000 m2). The vegetable producer, who specialises in tomatoes, hopes to create employment opportunities and increase his production.Mr Guéval grows.....

Hazera creates hybrid round radish

Hazera has been breeding round radish actively for several decades, focusing on innovation and a well chosen range of key traits. Below is a short look at the latest innovations in this crop, that is becoming increasingly popular among consumers.Round radish growing ranges from indoor with high density.....

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