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Sunday, March 26, 2017 Vol. 80 No. 11


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March 2017 Issue

Features
Charting a Course for LEDs | Tom Contrisciano & Josh Gerovac
Tips for navigating through greenhouse LED lighting options.

Big Controls for the Small Grower | Allison Westbrook
Is greenhouse climate control automation only for the big guys? We talked to two experts and learned that climate control can be a great fit for growers of all sizes.



Culture Notes
Water, Water Everywhere | Jennifer Calhoun
Overwatering plants can hurt your bottom line.



Columns
Greenhouse Beautiful | Jennifer Zurko
If home is where the heart is, what’s in a greenhouse? (I mean, besides plants.)

Alkalinity Control with Acid Injection | Rick Yates
Treating highly alkaline water sources with acid to neutralize the alkalinity to a low level makes the water more suitable for production by reducing its ability to raise soil pH.




Under an Acre

With the motto, “Preserving the past and propagating the future,” Green Nurseries has set themselves apart as camellia specialists.
Pest Management

In spite of the demand from the gardening public with high optimism or short memories, gardeners will be wise to use I. walleriana as an occasional embellishment in the garden, not as a monoculture.
Growers Talk Business

Most of us can afford to pay more for gas for our cars, but when it comes to heating our greenhouses, any increase in the cost of fuel can be difficult to swallow.
Acres & Acres

Last month, Ball’s Dr. Will Healy taught us about “Plan for profit, plant to plan.” This time, chapter two of the lesson.

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