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Saturday, January 24, 2015 Vol. 78 No. 9


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January 2015 Issue

Features
Succession Planning: This Greenhouse Ain’t Big Enough for the Five of Us | Joli A, Hohenstein
Laying the groundwork for successful succession at Pleasant View Gardens.

Avoiding the Inflight Video | Paul Fisher, Rosanna Freye, Javier Lopez, Ryan Dickson & Bruce MacKay
For the next year, we’ll feature articles on specific topics that you can find on the new online tool, Back Pocket Grower. This month: how to create training videos for your staff that are practical and helpful.



Culture Notes
A Full Line-up of Super Cyclamen | Ken Harr
When growers and landscapers need something with class, style and a bit more panache, cyclamen produces that standout crop for the best and most discerning customers.

Culture Notes Special Edition: Sun Spun Petunia | Ryan Hall
For the next 12 months, we’ll be highlighting varieties from Ball FloraPlant’s Real Series. What does “Real” mean? Everything flowers and ships within the same week, shares the same culture recommendations, finishes with the same habit and vigor, and is the most uniform assortment on the market. This month’s article is about an annual consumer favorite.



Columns
Inside Look: Getting Real | Jennifer Zurko
It’s simple changes that can literally take a business from red to black.

Young Voices: Too Small to Fail | Josh Stephens
Take a step back and think how you can change because no one wants to be just another place to buy flowers.




Under an Acre

Egge Seed & Nursery in Eugene, Oregon, is far from your standard garden center. Interspersed throughout the aisles of hanging baskets and plants are containers of what owner Jennifer Egge fondly terms “rusty gold.” It’s these containers that have garnered a loyal clientele, who drive by larger garden centers in search for something unique.
Pest Management

Here’s a listing of pests which neonicotinoid insecticides are used against and a number of potential alternatives.
Growers Talk Business

As we roll into 2015, our team is focused on three big insights we’ve learned over the last year.
Acres & Acres

That question comes to mind this month after reading a couple of news pieces that touted “horticulturist” as a job that’s both desirable and necessary.

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