Grower Radio Network

Plant bracketology

Plant bracketology

March 2, 2017

Stacey Hirvela, horticulture marketing specialist at Spring Meadow Nursery, discusses the sales and marketing strategy behind Shrub Madness and shares a few potential upset picks for the 2017 tournament. Read More

HRI research update

HRI research update

February 2, 2017

Jill Calabro, science and research director with AmericanHort, gives an update on the Horticultural Research Institute's 2017 research projects, including alternative irrigation sources, boxwood blight and more. Read More

The next generation

The next generation

January 24, 2017

Mary Lewis, a horticulture student at the University of Georgia and a past intern in AFE's Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship program, talks about why she joined the field, what it was like interning at Disney and more. Read More

Planting the next generation

Planting the next generation

July 20, 2016

We spoke with Nathan Jahnke, a graduate student at North Carolina State University and HortScholar, about what growers can do to get young people involved in the industry. Read More

Innovations in biocontainers

Innovations in biocontainers

July 14, 2016

Iowa State University's Christopher Currey explains how biopolymer research has led to sustainable, self-fertilizing pots that are closer to the traditional plastic many growers prefer. Read More

Trial by fire

Trial by fire

July 6, 2016

Brett Alldredge, pest management supervisor with Greenleaf Nursery, says trialing is the only way to develop trust in a product. Read More

Small footprint, big ideas

Small footprint, big ideas

June 28, 2016

Ken Smith tells us what differentiates Smith's Gardens from other nurseries, and why Cultivate attendees should visit as part of the July 9 bus tour. Read More