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Cannabis containers are all about protecting the roots

Posted on: June 3rd, 2019

From sunlight and warmth, to water, humidity and nutrients – understanding the delicate balance needed for cannabis cultivation is what sets serious growers apart from the amateurs. The most important thing to remember is that cannabis plants will never thrive without a safe, healthy root system. That means you need make sure you’ve chosen the…

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Fiber planting containers aid your environmental efforts

Posted on: April 25th, 2019

Fiber planting containers are growing in popularity – spurred on by our societies continued education and understanding of global warming. In a recent Nielsen Company survey, conducted in October of 2018, 81 percent of global consumers said it was extremely important or very important for companies to roll-out initiatives to improve the environment. Moreover, 73…

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Automation friendly containers are critical to today’s growers

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019

Automation friendly containers – This featured webinar originally ran on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in association with GrowerTalks. What Makes a Growing Container Automation-Friendly? As the horticultural industry struggles with labor challenges, the subject of greenhouse automation is more relevant than ever. Having the right automation friendly container—one that fits the requirements and specifications of…

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A technology for horticultural containers

Posted on: March 4th, 2019

When consumers pick up a horticultural container at their local garden center or big box store, few are aware of a growing technology often staring them right in the face. They’re called Tag Slots, and we’re here to answer some commonly asked questions about this popular tool. So, what are tag slots? They’re thin, flat…

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Changing the way you perceive Millennials

Posted on: February 4th, 2019

The Millennial generation is perhaps one of the most stereotyped in history. They’ve been branded lazy and entitled by marketers, journalists, statisticians and researchers for years. In fact, Time Magazine once ran a cover story entitled, The Me, Me, Me Generation in which columnist Joel Stein said, “A generation’s greatness isn’t determined by data; it’s determined by how they…

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What we can expect from the winter of 2019

Posted on: January 4th, 2019

“In the cold dark days of the winter, dream about the flowers to get warmed up!” Mehmet Murat ildan, Turkish Writer It’s hard to believe we’re in the last month of 2018. The first day of winter, also known as the winter solstice, is Friday, December 21, and it’s known as the shortest day of the…

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Keep marketing to customers even in the winter months

Posted on: January 4th, 2019

Many areas across the country have already seen their first snowfall. Autumnal décor is being replaced on store shelves with decorations for the Christmas holiday season. And all things “green” have already begun their slumber into dormancy until the spring. The end of the year is quickly approaching and winter’s arrival on December 21 is much closer than…

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Put in-store signage to work for you

Posted on: December 4th, 2018

Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you. – Mark Cuban, American Businessman and Investor As a business owner, you don’t always have the time to be out on the floor or meandering around the property to connect with each and every customer visiting…

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Leadership in today’s complex marketplace

Posted on: November 4th, 2018

Visit any library or online bookstore and search for the word “leadership” and you’ll discover a mindboggling amount of texts written on the subject of being a “good leader”. Whether you’re leading a Fortune 500 Company, a retail store, a greenhouse or garden center, a local sports team, a classroom, a political office or even a…

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The worst kind of marketing is bad customer service

Posted on: October 4th, 2018

“Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Damon Richards We all hope the products (and even services) we purchase after a great deal of consideration will not lead to disappointment or inconvenience on our part. While companies can certainly strive for excellence, perfection is an impossibility.…

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