On the Nursery …

This Week:  Thrips, Aphid and Mite control using Orius; 19,440 Caramel on Sale; Availabilities

Good morning:

Head Grower Roger McGaughey shares our experiences using Orius insidiosus for thrips, aphid and mite control.

Excellent, well written column in the November edition of GrowerTalks, click here: https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?srch=1&articleID=23314&highlight=11+1+2017+roger+mcgaughey+pioneer

Lobularia planted in our fields in April produce very large, healthy plants ready to attract natural Orius from the local landscape

Lobularia planted in our fields in April produce very large, healthy plants ready to attract natural Orius from the local landscape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • In addition to using biologicals in the greenhouse, we also move our program out into the fields
  • Lobularia and other varieties provide a great Orius environment and breeding area for Thrips control
  • This can reduce or eliminate the need for chemical insecticides

Nov 10 2017 heuchera caramel in liners

Nov 10 2017 heuchera planting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, we have Heuchera Caramel available in November. Strong and healthy liners, priced to sell quickly:

 

Heuchera
   6840 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 0.98
12,600 Caramel (+0.18) 72’s 11/27 0.98

 

Our Surplus List is just a click away. Items in red print are discounted for immediate shipping.

To view or print, please click here 

 

Thank you for your business ~ Arjen

 

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One of Roger’s previous columns in GrowerTalks

Roger Grower Talks imagePioneer Gardens’ head grower Roger McGaughey recaps last season’s growing  results and successes with cost effective biological Thrips control methods in the November 2016 edition of GrowerTalks. Roger’s knowledge in the field of biological pest controls is the result of having 44 years of experience as a grower with a passion for our industry as a whole and for implementing BCA’s in particular.

Please share this link with your staff: http://www.ballpublishing.com/growertalks/ViewArticle.aspx?articleid=22593

For all the links to Roger’s columns in Grower Talks, click here

 

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