Tag Archives: Grower Vertical

Trade show swap highlights horticulture community

It wasn’t that long ago that I wrote a blog post about how we love working with the horticulture industry, especially because they’re so eager to help each other out and make the industry as a whole succeed. (I mean, when do you think the last time people from Coca-Cola… Read more »

On 3D printing: Give technology time to mature

I’ve been keeping a closer eye on TweetDeck in the past few weeks, as we’ve got a few trade shows coming up on our calendar. Our Grower Vertical team is heading to MANTS (Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show) in Baltimore next week, and Susan Burris from our Sage Construction and Real Estate… Read more »

Helping the horticulture industry by Growing Together

Scan by Cart at Metrolina Greenhouses

It’s very easy to look at a company, a salesperson, or a marketing person and say, “They don’t care; no matter what they’re doing, they just want to sell me something.” I guess in some cases, that may be true. We’ve all seen the stereotypical used-car salesman promising you the world…. Read more »

Ahoy! Horticulture needs to focus on HR compliance

Not long after Culitvate14 in July, Laura Drotleff, the editor of Greenhouse Grower Magazine, gave Greg Lafferty a call. It was hard for them to meet up during the trade show; but true to her word, Laura was interested in what Practical Software Solutions was doing for the horticulture industry,… Read more »

Spock, Homer, and the missing Sage Summit sessions

Have you ever had a bad experience completely destroy something you love? I love this blog. For real. I love getting a chance to let the world know what Practical Software Solutions and Sage are doing in my own voice. Almost every assignment I have on a day-to-day basis includes… Read more »

Sage Summit last-minute details

Have I told you lately how busy July is for us? We had an amazing time at Cultivate’14 last week in Columbus, Ohio. There was definitely more traffic than last year, which isn’t just a good sign for the exhibitors, but it’s a good indicator for the horticulture industry as… Read more »

What a ‘true’ ERP system for growers means

My name is Baroness Anastasia Genevieve Vanderbilt-Rockefeller, and I am the Supreme Ruler of the Known Universe. Ok, you got me. That’s not my real name. And despite my sometimes over-inflated ego, that’s not my title either — although when I tell people I’m the marketing director for a software… Read more »

Helping horticulture move toward a better business model

As soon as I saw this Tweet come across my TweetDeck timeline, I knew I had to click the link: Growers Must Be Willing To Let Go Of Old Business Models [Opinion] http://t.co/tWKPH05KXF — greenhousegrow (@greenhousegrow) February 18, 2014 Richard Jones, the group editor for Greenhouse Grower and Today’s Garden… Read more »

It’s still snowing, and we’re still here!

I thought it was a good question: “Matt, do you want me to send out an e-mail to our customers to tell them there may be limited support during the winter storm, like we do during the holidays?” It made sense to me. We surely weren’t going to be in… Read more »

What do concrete and greenhouse growers have in common?

For those who follow our social media (Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, this blog, or what have you), you may have raised an eyebrow this week. The last few weeks, we’ve been all about Grower Vertical, as our Sage ERP team exhibited at MANTS. We then followed some of our friends… Read more »