Newsletters   >>   June 2016 Newsletter (vol.43)




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Hummert's 2016 Fall Bulb List



Our listing of bulbs available for fall planting and forcing. To make your garden beautiful in the spring be sure and plant hyacinths, tulips, daffodils, crocus, iris and allium. For forcing, try paperwhites and amaryllis. Click here to download the pricing.

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Hummert's Annual Grand Expo



As the summer winds down, after a long and laborious growing season, many people's thoughts go toward rest and the mending of body, mind, and machine. And why not? This is a difficult business we are all in and many of us work longer and harder in 6 months than many people do in 12.


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Slam Scale Insects with Horticultural Oils + Fulcum IGR!



Bothered by scale insects on outdoor trees and shrubs? Hit them with a 1-2 punch to increase control. Fulcrum, an insect growth regulator (IGR) plus your favorite horticultural oil.


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Triathlon BA Biofungicide is now OMRI listed



Hummert is proud to announce that Triathlon BA biofungicide is now listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for organic use.


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Greenhouse Expansion


When it Comes to Plants, Wiethop Grows it All



At Wiethop Greenhouses growing beautiful plants is more than a hobby, it is a way of life. Owner Mike Wiethop and his family have been in the greenhouse industry for 40 plus years supplying both the retail and wholesale sides of the industry.


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Fundamentals of Growing Media

Reprinted from Grower Services Newsletter by Premier Tech Horticulture (June 2016)



Growing media is one of the most widely used materials for growing greenhouse crops. With many different formulations available to growers, it can be a challenge to choose the best blend to use. Understanding the composition, functions and intended use can make the selection process easier.


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