How do you typically fertilize floriculture crops in your greenhouse? Based on how the plant performs? Maybe based on recommendations from your consultant or supplier? Do you do it the way it’s always been done? Do you know why it … Continue reading
Calling all outdoor chrysanthemum and hydrangea growers! Do you currently produce these crops outdoors during the summer months? Would you like to learn more about how adjusting your fertilizer program could potentially lead to savings while maintaining the quality of … Continue reading
Spring is here, and we know you’re busy! Here’s a quick but very important refresher on fertilizer injector maintenance. Ensure they’re working properly on a regular basis to avoid extra headaches. How do I know if my injector is working … Continue reading
Forcing hydrangeas for Easter? Our friend Dr. Brian Whipker at North Carolina State University has released a great resource on managing nutrients to ensure your blooms are blue and not bluish-purple.
If you’re producing poinsettias this year, you are probably just about finished with potting up your newly rooted cuttings. Keeping an eye on your crop throughout the production cycle will help to identify problems early, and allow you to correct … Continue reading
As we start to move into fall and winter flower crop production cycles, it’s a good time to go back through some basics about nutrient deficiencies. No matter where you are in a cropping cycle, nutrition problems can be tricky … Continue reading
I am pleased to introduce Dr. Chevonne Carlow as the new Greenhouse Floriculture Specialist for OMAFRA. Chevonne takes over from Wayne Brown, who retired from the position in January. Chevonne will be responsible for issues surrounding plant production and nutrition in floriculture. … Continue reading