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June 19, 2018

Big wins at Greenhouse Competitions

A number of greenhouse vegetable growers took home multiple wins at this year’s Greenhouse Competitions. Celebrating the greenhouses of Essex, a new crop was introduced as well: “The Sweetest Strawberry”.

Champions emerge from GreenTech 2018

Winners of the GreenTech innovation awards were announced last week in Amsterdam, NL. Highlighting innovations in horticultural technology, the three-day global trade show drew 10,465 professionals from 112 countries.

Final phase for new greenhouse transport

Nominated for a 2018 Greentech Innovation Award, Gridmap sheds the need for an induction wire. No tracks, no adjustments during construction and no infrastructure required.
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Results are in: Iberis Snowsation is a hit!

Growers around the country are experiencing excellent results from Iberis Snowsation. This candytuft has the largest flowers of any compact iberis. It holds its lower foliage and is one of the longest lasting I. sempervirens on the market. Snowsation is perfect for early spring sales; it blooms March to May. Great in quarts or gallons (requires vernalization). In the garden, Snowsation is frost tolerant and hardy in USDA zones 4 to 9. Visit to learn more and select a reliable supplier. >> Learn More
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Finetuning LEDs for a better light

“Are LEDs better than HPS?” In part two of this two-part feature, Guelph researchers attempt to answer this question by looking at the basics behind LEDs and how different colours are produced. They’ll explain how dimmable LEDs can be used to adjust light spectra for improved quality in horticultural production. » Learn more

Salon du Végétal

June 19-21
Location: Nantes, France
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Grower Day

June 20
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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International Floriculture Expo 2018

June 25-27
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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New Blooms

July 5
Location: Sturgeon County, AB
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