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Root Pruning: A Touchy Subject --
James Altland, Oregon State Univ. 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. Built To Last – Always On Guard. Sandstorm is a robust media filter that keeps your water and business flowing smoothly.
NutriRoot™, 2-part formula of nutrient pack and water manager
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 -- has made potting plants easier
Since 1977 Mitchell Ellis has been providing machinery specially developed for the nursery and greenhouse market. Contact us today to get 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
Grow Beautiful Plants with Less Water. Soil Moist stores water and releases it as plants need it. Ideal for Containers, Baskets, Gardens, Vegetables, Turf & Trees.
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 ECOPEAT as a 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 bring them 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™ -- dynamite of a rose has ideal pointy & elegant buds
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.