Can you imagine a future without horticulture? We all know horticulture is essential to our lives, but did you know there are more jobs available in the industry than there is talent to fill them? One initiative is primed to change this.
August 12 2016
Nearly every business in the horticulture industry has a need to hire temporary or seasonal employees, depending on their “peak season.” The early and late spring planting season is peak for many garden centers, nurseries, growers, and landscape businesses. For interiorscapers, the holiday decorating season is usually the peak season, often requiring hiring additional labor to work ...
August 12 2016
Horticultural employers across America report that it’s tougher than ever to recruit, train, and retain a qualified and dedicated workforce. This is true for both entry-level laborers and supervisory or technical staff.
We can rant about many contributing factors: the lack of a well-developed work ethic in many young people; a too-generous social safety net that make ...
February 03 2016
By Mark Ostendorf
While my primary focus is blogging about interior living walls, I think it’s time to identify all the different green wall technologies that exist inside and out. Green wall industry experts actually have specific lingo for differentiating the categories and sub-categories of green walls. So here is a little vocabulary lesson to help you communicate clearl...
November 12 2015
Falls are the most common accident. How do you prevent falls in the workplace? Read this to find out what you can do.