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Friday, September 22, 2017 Vol. 81 No. 5


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September 2017 Issue

Features
Understanding pH Personality | Ryan Dickson & Paul Fisher
How to control pH using fertilizers with ornamentals.

Behind the Business: The Unwanted Foam Known as Oasis | Chris Beytes
Occasionally, GrowerTalks likes to reveal little-known details about the birth, growth or success of a well-known horticultural business. This month: Smithers-Oasis and two turning points in the business’s history that put foam on the floriculture industry map.



Culture Notes


Columns
How to Fight Off Foliar Diseases of Cyclamen | Rick Yates
As the weather begins the slow slide into the darker and more humid conditions of fall and winter, cyclamen crops require extra attention.

Beetlemania | Chris Fifo
In Iowa, the Japanese beetle is new(er) and running amok and unchecked by Mother Nature this year.




Under an Acre

Curious and passionate, horticulturist and explorer Pamela Koide-Hyatt’s career is guided by her passion for the tillandsia genus.
Pest Management

By necessity, you keep things wet—sometimes very wet—most of the time during propagation. Moisture leads to pests and diseases. In wet conditions, you’re guaranteed to have fungus gnats.
Growers Talk Business

Waiting for the government to change or to take action isn’t the answer; we have to own the issue and find solutions.
Acres & Acres

If you could find a way to pay your entry level workers $15 an hour today, you’d be a local hero.

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