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Friday, July 01, 2016 Vol. 80 No. 3


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July 2016 Issue

Features
Lily Looks: Refreshing the Pot Lily Market | Chris Beytes
Every once in a while GrowerTalks likes to go behind the scenes of a horticulture business to seek out untold stories that helped shape the company. This time, it’s Dutch pot lily breeder Lily Looks, founded by two young guys who had just invested millions of Euros in a new greenhouse only to find that their selection was “old-fashioned.”

Utilizing PGR Best Practices | Jim Scruggs
Knowing plant growth regulator basics helps growers get the most out of their PGR investments.



Culture Notes


Columns
The ABCs of PGRs on Poinsettia | Rick Yates
Smart PGR use enables growers to manipulate plant growth to meet crop specs, manage crop quality and maximize profitability through space optimization.

Young Voices: Opportunities to be Thankful For | Sylvia Schaap
Everything, from “helping” sort freesia bulbs with my parents as a toddler to choosing plants as my life’s path contributed to that something I felt I had to defend.




Under an Acre

Lifestyle Passionate, driven and committed to self-sufficiency are just few of the qualities that describe Sally Shearman. Now the proud owner of Sharon Creek Farm in Sharon, Ontario, Sally has truly created her own career path from making her own pottery to a teacher of the visual arts.
Pest Management

With the heavy rains on most weekends in April and May, and plant sales weak, the plant material stacked up in many greenhouses, making perfect conditions for slugs and snails to flourish.
Growers Talk Business

Do you know the old saying, “no news is good news”? Well, I figured that if I didn’t listen to the dreary forecast, then it was like getting “no news,” which is supposed to be “good news.”
Acres & Acres

Yes, online plant sales are happening and will grow exponentially. But if you provide quality, variety, experience and the human touch, you’ll always have customers paying you a visit in person.

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