Different crops require different levels of specific expertise in attaining the highest quality. The growers that achieve this high level of success do so by getting in the routine of practicing great growing habits.
2017 is fast approaching and while we may be more occupied with the festive activities this season it’s still important for those in horticulture to take a look at the new upcoming and continuing trends for the new year.
Curtain systems are an integral part of climate control for many greenhouse growers, yet there are still numerous greenhouses not using this valuable tool effectively, or even at all. The main function of greenhouse curtains are shading and energy savings, however a good curtain can be valuable for controlling the greenhouse environment in other ways as well.
The holiday season is just around the corner. If you operate a retail garden center or nursery, this is a great opportunity to get shoppers in the spirit by coming up with a creative Christmas display. Here are some examples of new and past garden center displays we’ve come across.
In remembrance of those who fought for our freedom.
If you look at the back right-hand side of a Canadian $10 bill, you will see an old veteran standing at attention near the Ottawa war memorial. His name is Robert Metcalfe and he died last month at the age of 90.
That he managed to live to that age is rather remarkable, given what happened in the Second World War. Born in England , he was one of the 400,000 members of the British Expeditionary Force sent to the mainland where they found themselves facing the new German warfare technique – the Blitzkrieg.