Posts by Rick Helpingstine
A leaf analysis shows what nutrients are actually being absorbed by the plant, and in what quantities and ratios.
The majority of nematodes are harmless to plants, but growers need to be aware of a few parasitic varieties.
Ever noticed that plants respond better to rain water than to irrigation water?
A big part of being a successful grower has to do with planning ahead, preparedness, and attention to detail. Are you ready for cold weather?
Whether you are working with container ornamentals, field grown trees, landscape plants or turfgrass, understanding fall and winter fertilization strategies is important.
We recently had some questions about fertilizer acidity or lack thereof in controlled release fertilizers. I reached out to tropical plant and soil expert Lynn Griffith for some detailed...
The University of Maryland just released an excellent Integrated Pest Management Report with an update on scale insects that landscape and nursery managers may want to check out.
The article is...