Rebuilding a Grove From the Ground Up
Best Success Story - February 2014
Grove Manager, Wheeler Farms
"Two Years ago there wasn't a half a box of fruit in the whole grove, now you have marketable, fresh fruit"
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Getting a Good Start on the Growing Season
The weather this winter was brutal, so it's more important than ever for golf superintendents to get the growing season off to a good start...
Keeping Mummy Berry Under Wraps
"We've noticed a big difference in the quality of the fruit, the firmness of the fruit, the shelf life, the way it harvests better, the way it doesn't get post season diseases and fruit rot diseases... And we saw that year one"...
Foliar Feeding: Utilizing Both Fast And Slow Release Nitrogen
Foliar feeding with the right products can give plants a super-fast nutrient boost while also proving a steady, continuous feed. To understand how this can happen, look at the Growth Products line a combination of both fast and slow release nitrogen...
Knock Out the Sodium For Better Plant Health
One of the toughest challenges a turf manager can have to deal with is high sodium (salt) levels in water and soil. High levels in either are detrimental to plant health and vigor. You can apply calcium in the form of gypsum (a granular product), but Growth Products' new Sodium KnockOut 5-0-0 is easier to apply and works much more quickly...
2013 Best Success Story Winner Announced
Ron Wallace, giant pumpkin grower extraordinaire has been voted the Best Success Story of 2013 and has won $2,500 in CASH! We would like to thank all our 2013 professionals who participated in highlighting their success stories using Growth Products. From Poinsettia growers like Hector Rodriguez, to Cycad growers like Greg Holzman, and citrus grove managers like Taylor Henderson. All of these professionals are experts in their field and manage truly extraordinary facilities and should be proud of their accomplishments. We take our hats off to all of them!
It's Like Magic - 99% Rooting Success
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...
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