Renovating an existing landscape around a new home can be an interesting exercise, seeing what was planted by a property’s previous owner and learning something about their design sense (or lack thereof) and interest level in plants. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2012
New info and articles
Handouts for my upcoming talk at the Great Lakes EXPO are now up in the Juicy Info seed propagation page. This is the first time I’ve had handouts uploaded before a talk. I expect eager attendees to come prepared with extra questions.
Handouts from my talks at the 2012 Perennial Conference are available in the Juicy info vegetative propagation page and the perennial varieties page.
Greenhouse Management has my last article online. They have always done a good job at formatting my tables, which is not an easy task. I was on the magazine’s panel of advisers from 2004 until this year.
Thoughts on Industry Consolidation
Having spent over 17 years in the Horticulture Industry, I’ve seen a large number of breeders, growers, and suppliers purchased by larger companies. Both the amount of consolidation and the rate of consolidation in the Horticulture industry have been on the rise in the last 3 to 5 years. Continue reading
Since my photo library is mostly recovered (if not fully reconstructed), I thought I’d share a few butterfly pictures from last August. Continue reading
Great Lakes EXPO
I’m speaking on plug production at the Great Lakes EXPO in Grand Rapids on December 5th.
Details at their web site
A prose version of my talk is included in the EXPO prospectus given to all attendees, and a full, extended handout is available on the Juicy Info / Seed Propagation page