12 Plant Picks for 2022 Orders

Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association members Diana Reavis and Ross Shrigley perused plant lists to pick out a few outstanding choices for Colorado and...

How to Prepare for the Christmas Tree Shortage

Relationships. Relationships. Relationships are the key to ensuring a more consistent supply of the trees that you need to meet customer demand. This is...

Root-Control Bag Case Study: Growing in High-Elevation, Rocky Soils

Dan Cassidy of Cassidy Farms in northeastern New Mexico has tried growing trees and shrubs in the ground for his balled-and-burlapped (b&b) inventory, as...

Denver Pursues Environmental Benefits with Green Buildings Law

Denver’s Green Buildings Ordinance offers benefits not only to building owners who can save on energy expenses, but also to contractors engaged in energy...

Diverse Employees Thrive in the Green Industry

Suman George grew up in Kerala, a state along the southwest coast of India. Her education was in agriculture and she planned for a...

Increase Summer Income with Education & Eggs

You don’t have to sell eggs. You can – they’re a good example of a specialty product to sell at your retail greenhouse or...

Water-Saving Case Study: Fort Collins Xeriscape Incentive Program

The green industry, property owners and all of Fort Collins are benefiting from the city’s Xeriscape Incentive Program (XIP). The program generates sales at...

Understanding Your Insurance Policy

Insurance policies are written in a unique “language” that takes time and practice to fully understand. This means, in many cases, policies can be...

Managing Catastrophic Losses – An Insurance Perspective

Colorado has experienced many weather-related catastrophic losses in the past and will see more in the future. Hail, wind and wildfire top the list....

5 Most Common Customer Questions

Knowing what questions are at the top of customers’ minds can help staff of greenhouses, nurseries and garden centers provide better service and gain...
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