Productivity critical for leading Taiwanese orchid grower
The Plant-Prod team visiting orchid breeder and grower Mr. Jiang Fulai. Mr. Jiang Fulai grows orchids in Pingtung County at the southernmost point of Taiwan. He specializes in cultivating Renathera orchids, and sells the cut flowers …
Productive plant nutrition with Renato Zardo, Plant Health Manager at Green Circle
GrowerTalk selected Renato Zardo as the best young grower of 2015, calling him “focused and fearless.” Renato is Plant Health Manager for Green Circle, the large and successful Ohio-based grower with between 200 and 300 species under cultivation. Renato takes …
Advanced nutrition of orchids – A discussion with Danielle Ferriera
Danielle Ferriera, Plant Health Manager for the orchid range and the section grower for young plants at Green Circle, Ohio. Green Circle Growers is one of the largest greenhouse operations in the Midwest. The operation is highly sophisticated and a …
Jeff Warner of Aidie Creek Gardens explains how he grew a record-breaking 1,683 lb giant pumpkin in 2015
On October 3rd 2015 Jeff’s giant pumpkin was wrestled onto the scales. Its weight – an astonishing 1,683 pounds, equivalent to the weight of about 10 men. Also astonishing is that this pumpkin was not grown in the tropics but …