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Thursday, May 05, 2016 Vol. 80 No. 1


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May 2016 Issue

Features
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme … and More | Helen Margaret Griffiths
Can herbs be in your business future?

Hort Goes Hollywood (North) | Jennifer Zurko
Vancouver is called “Hollywood North” because many U.S. movies are filmed there. But, not only does British Columbia attract hotshot producers and directors, it’s a hotbed of commercial greenhouses and nurseries.



Culture Notes
Miracle on the Hudson: Astounding Color & Disease Resistance | Erin Smith
This award-winning shrub rose combines beautiful dark, glossy-green foliage with deep velvet red blooms and continues to produce blooms from early spring until frost.

Lead the Parade with Majorette Gerberas | Bob Croft
Sakata’s new Majorette series of gerbera has unparalleled uniformity, flower power and controlled plant growth.



Columns
Taming the Cynical Self | Jennifer Zurko
Almost everyone is skeptical or has a cynical point of view on something.

Bring Back the Monarchs | Chris Fifo
A simple marketing campaign like giving kids a Dixie cup, a little growing media and a few asclepias seeds could help us all bring back the Monarchs.




Under an Acre

After 10 years nurturing his love of plants, Jared Hughes and his wife Liz turned Groovy Plants in Columbus, Ohio, from one experimental greenhouse to a thriving operation.
Pest Management

Zinnia leaf and flower blight caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. zinniae (X. c. zinniae) steals the profitability of one of the most popular bedding plants by causing ugly spots on leaves, stems and flowers.
Growers Talk Business

Doing Spring Trials earlier in spring would be very helpful.
Acres & Acres

Not since America’s first environmental movement in the early 1970s has the citizenry of our planet been more open to the idea of growing plants, nor for a wider variety of reasons.

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