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Bailey Nurseries promotes Jim Kuon to regional sales manager
Jim Kuon will oversee sales representatives who are covering eastern part of the United States and Canada. Kuon has worked in sales on the East Coast at Bailey for nearly 20 years, making him well-poised to move into new role.
Grow Your Business with Tailored Garden Center POS System from AMS Retail Solutions
Our powerful, feature-rich garden center POS solution has the flexibility to cater to the way you do business. At its core, the NCR Counterpoint software is a fast, easy-to-use POS. Review our Altum’s Garden Center case study!
Root Pruning: A Touchy Subject --
by James Altland, Oregon State University
Researchers at North Willamette Research & Extension Center initiated an experiment to study the effect of container type – plastic or fabric – on shade tree root growth. The result: “roots in fabric containers had fewer circling roots vs. plastic containers”
Sandstorm™ Single Chamber Metal Media Filters
Superior Irrigation Protection -- To Last! An irrigation system is your business bloodline. We’ve developed Sandstorm – a robust media filter that keeps your water and business flowing smoothly.
-- Promotes root growth, Reduces watering, Improves transplant success
NutriRoot is a 2-part formula made up of a nutrient pack and water manager. NutriRoot™ can be used at planting or as maintenance to mature trees, shrubs, landscape plants, and turf. Unique blend of nutrients, seaweed extract, humic acid, surfactants, and humectants designed to increase root development and reduce water stress.
Burlap: a legendary growing tool --
Learn about what makes burlap special, including breathability and disease resistance. “The last bastion of burlap is horticulture,” said Sam Lunby, president of Dayton Bag & Burlap.
EZ Potter Potting Machine
-- from #1 In-Line Potting Machine Manufacturer
Since 1977 Mitchell Ellis has been providing machinery specially developed for the nursery and greenhouse market. The EZ Potter has made potting plants easier. Contact us today to get started with YOUR EZ Potter!
Hortica® hires Otsuka as Regional Sales Manager --
Hortica®, a brand of the Sentry Insurance Group, is proud to announce that Robert Otsuka has been hired as Regional Sales Manager – West Region. Otsuka brings extensive knowledge and familiarity with the floral and horticultural industry.
SUNSHINE® MIX PF -- Professional Growing Mix with Natural Peatland Aggregate.
A new product for growers who require a perlite-free mix. This blended mix contains grower grade Canadian Sphagnum peat moss and naturally aged peatland aggregate -- will provide optimum aeration, moisture retention and porosity for plant roots.
Bacterial Diseases in Ornamentals Course Information --
A companion to the first Bacterial Diseases course, which takes a broad look at bacterial diseases in plants. This course looks at six specific bacterial diseases that can damage ornamental and vegetable plants, and offers suggestions on control. Sign Up Today!
Soil Moist - JRM Chemical
produces non-toxic, water-storing polymer products that keep fresh floral arrangements hydrated, while adding color and aesthetic appeal to silk flowers. Crystal Accents, Deco Beads, and Deco Cubes bring function and dimension to floral and craft projects. Soil Moist reduces the need to water plants.
ECOPEAT – Grower Friendly! Very Forgiving Mixes!
It is a highly fibrous “natural wood” fiber, collected from our peat bogs and specially processed at our facilities. Choose from our stand-alone product or from our complete line of ready-to-use ECOPEAT Mixes (EPM).
Endless Summer® -- Best-selling collection of reblooming hydrangeas
With emphasis on superior genetics, quality grown products, inviting packaging and consumer marketing, the Endless Summer® brand gives your customers the inspiration and confidence they need to succeed and come back for more!
Berger Mixes – Propagation Euro.
This aggregate-free mix is made with specially selected peat moss containing a higher percentage of medium-size fibers to provide uniform germination and seedling growth. Can be used on its own or as base for making substrate.
Burlap: The History of This Eco-Friendly Fabric
Known for its toughness and durability, burlap goes by many names around the globe, such as Hessian, crocus, or jute. It was the people of ancient India who first discovered the usefulness of the jute plant and its fibers.
An APP introducing millennials to gardening can go only so far!
There is a role for digital information in getting people started because they are comfortable in this world. This was the thinking of Mason Day and Seth Reed who work for Ball Horticultural Co., and who developed an app - GrowIt - that pairs newbies with more experienced gardeners.
Take It Easy™ -- It doesn't take years to grow great roses ... it just takes Weeks!
Take It Easy, relax and enjoy life! You won't have much work to do in the garden after planting this new rose for which NATURAL DISEASE resistance is a true statement. A dynamite rose with ideal pointy & elegant buds.