Volume 25 Number 2 Spring 2013

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From the President
Polly Hutchison

Using Found Items in Floral Design
Ann Sensenbrenner

Plugging Along Without a Greenhouse: The Unbeatable Bareness of Lighting
Joe Schmitt

Cornell-copia – An Update on Sunflower Daylength Sensitivity Screening
Chris Wien

Small Things Considered – Trends with Benefits
Gay Smith

IPM Update – What is Happening with Garden Impatiens in 2013
Karen Rane and Stanton Gill

Research Updates
Strengthening Peony Stems with Silicon
Evaluation of Postharvest Dry Storage
Cork vs. Vermiculite as a Germination Top Coat
Low Temperature Storage and Sucrose Pulsing in Lily
Megan Bame

Grower Profile  – Paula Gilman, Fernwood Farm
Megan Bame

Effect of pesticide mixtures on the western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) associated with cut flowers
Raymond Cloyd

Regional Reports
Northeast  Missy Bahret
Mid-Atlantic  Becky Devlin
Southeast  Charles Hendrick
Midwest  Kent Miles
South-Central  Rita Anders
West and Northwest  Paula Rice


From the Director
Judy Laushman