No. 10: Ahead of the curve
Checking in at no. 10, our November 2018 cover story focused on how Willowbend Nurseries attacks the labor crisis by finding new ways to automate.
A wrap-up of the coverage following the raid that resulted in 114 of the company’s employees being arrested.
This aggregated article from Bloomberg Business shows that the wider world is paying attention to the spotted lanternfly epidemic. For a nursery-centric take on this pest, watch for our January 2019 cover story – coming soon!
This article from AmericanHort’s Jill Calabro covers the ways the Horticultural Research Institute is investigating to manage the disease. Expect an update following the MANTS trade show.
This article detailed the four roses that took home honors from the prestigious event, with a video showcasing the winners.
No. 5: Betting on biochar
This article from the May 2018 issue of our magazine focused on why production nurseries should consider biochar as a soil amendment because it lets them use less water and less fertilizer to achieve the same quality plant.
This article, aggregated from a Connecticut newspaper, provided some information about the wholesale grower’s decision to seek federal bankruptcy protection.
This article provided information about the CANGC Convention, including schedule of speakers at the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers annual event.
Two articles about the Gardens Alive! auction of nursery production facilities in Michigan, Tennessee and North Carolina were quite popular.