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Greenhouse Grower's Two Leading Growers on the Power of Plant Certification

Greenhouse Grower's Two Leading Growers on the Power of Plant Certification
Being able to show your customer and your industry partners what you are doing to reduce pest risk and improve plant quality can go a long way in building trust. Certification is one of the best ways to concretely build that trust. North Creek Nurseries is an early-adapter to the SANC (Systems Approach Nursery Certification) Program. 

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PLNA gives Steve Castorani, North Creek Nurseries 2018 Hall of Fame

PLNA gives Steve Castorani, North Creek Nurseries 2018 Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame Award is to recognize individuals who have served PLNA, the horticulture industry and their community throughout their lifetime. This award is designed as a tribute to volunteerism in PLNA and outstanding achievements in the horticulture industry. The recipient is judged on their promotion of PLNA and the industry, their standard of ethics, and the level of activity within the Association. The PLNA Hall of Fame Award has a strong history in the Association, with the first recipient Albert F. Meehan in 1952.

The recipient of the 2018 Hall of Fame Award is Steve Castorani.  

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Greenhouse Grower's North Creek Nurseries Unites Horticulture With Sustainability

Greenhouse Grower's North Creek Nurseries Unites Horticulture With Sustainability
Every business leaves its mark on the environment. North Creek Nurseries goes the extra mile to tread lightly. The company’s commitment to leaving the lightest footprint possible through innovation and embracing new practices, even though change can be difficult, sets it apart as the type of operation worthy of Greenhouse Grower’s 2016 Operation Of The Year Award.

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Greenhouse Grower's North Creek Nurseries Is Cultivating A Niche In Natives

Greenhouse Grower's North Creek Nurseries Is Cultivating A Niche In Natives
If growing plants with a purpose is the future of gardening and landscaping, North Creek Nurseries is ahead of the curve by producing perennials that are not only beautiful but highly functional. Learn more about North Creek's approach to growing!

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Press Releases

PLNA's North Creek Stops Sale of Carex Species Due to Invasive Tendencies

PLNA's North Creek Stops Sale of Carex Species Due to Invasive Tendencies

North Creek Nurseries announced that it is halting sales of the European native species Carex flacca and its cultivars such as ‘Blue Zinger’ due to evidence that it invasive in the United States.

North Creek reported in a release on February 3 that Carex flacca has been found outside cultivation in natural environs in the woods of Connecticut, Vermont, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York, and the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec.

North Creek said it has “noticed that horticulturists have been promoting Carex flacca in the garden. We wish to spread awareness to our customers and friends about the invasiveness of this plant and plead the case that they stop using it as well.”

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Biological Pest Management at North Creek Nurseries

Biological Pest Management at North Creek Nurseries
Our updated and transparent Integrated Pest Management program to inform our customers of our ethos and our practice regarding chemical use, preventative measures, and reaffirming our commitment to people and the planet.