I started by experimenting with Essential in the nursery's propagation area. Before then I needed to constantly disinfect the misting equipment and had to use lots of chemicals and chemical hormones to get 75% - 80% rooting success on cuttings. As soon as I started using Essential, my rooting success jumped...
Winning the "Hundred Day War"
June, July, August and the first two weeks of September are what I call the "Hundred Day War." It is one long stretch of incredibly hot, humid, and muggy weather that puts our greens, which are 95 percent Poa Annua, under a lot of summer stress...
Excess Rains Call For Extra Phosphite
Unusually heavy and prolonged rains have drenched Florida this year. The soils in citrus groves and blueberry groves across the state were saturated for weeks or months. In the past 20+ years in the industry the true "old timers" have not seen anything like it...
Rescuing The Stars Redwoods in California
One of the famous estates Nick Mook takes care of has magnificent California redwoods that are nearly 100 years old. That's amazing in an urban environment. The redwoods are healthy by implementing a soil salt reduction program based on Growth Products' liquid solutions...
Spray Your Problems Away
Growth Products' Nursery Foliar Spray Program for Container and Field Applications, shown in part below, is a great place to start. This spray program complements a grower's regular soil fertility program and gives amazing result...
If you work with turf on athletic fields, you know the problem of soil compaction: bare spots that are ugly at best and which turn into dangerous mud slicks when it rains. Getting rid of compacted soils (compaction subtraction), or preventing compaction in the first place can be tricky. But with a good maintenance plan...
Down-Under Success in Australia
Dan Patience, owner of JD Propagation, has grown from a 2-man operation in 1,000m2 of greenhouse space to an operation 16 staff members working out of 4,000m2 of space, producing over 3 million seedlings per year...
The "Johnny Appleseed" of Cycads
Greg Holzman has been instrumental in the conservation of these endangered plants and in the renaissance of cycads as landscape specimen plants...
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