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Propagation… It’s a Way of Life

At Growers Supply, we grow most of our plants from seed. Our year-round hydroponic lettuce production requires us to sow new seeds each week to keep the …

9 Supplies for Orchid Growing Success

As an orchid grower, you’re only as good as your orchid supplies. Once you’ve made the decision to grow your first orchid, you’re probably going to be …

Bucket Gardening in a Greenhouse

Have you run out of space in your greenhouse? Are your benches packed? Can you no longer dream of a large philodendron because there is simply no space for …

A Greenhouse Needs to Fit Your Weather

Here in South Dakota we have a saying about the weather “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes and it will change,” and this year has more …

C is For Cactus

Roll down the car windows and point the car toward the Southwest, we are going to look for some cactus jelly. When I was a kid growing up, my Aunt and Uncle …

A Closer Look at Cloning

For years commercial horticulturists have been taking advantage of the multiple advantages offered by asexual propagation. These advantages are now being …

Stumping Light Meters with Efficiency

To understand why light meters have such a hard time with LED plant lighting, it’s important to understand what it is Quantum / PAR light meters are …

Growing Produce in a Bag

In this modern age of gardening, growers have at their fingertips a large variety of growing media or medium to choose from. Expanded clay pellets, …

Surfactants: A Simple Solution to Improving Herbicide Performance

We’ve all been there: you spray weeds hoping your application takes care of the problem, only to realize a few days later that your hard work has gone …

Orchid Care Made Easy

Caring for orchids used to be considered too difficult for anyone but experts. Indeed there are some orchids that are rare and difficult to grow. Now with more …