COLUMNIST

Paul Pilon Columnist, Technical Manager for OHP

Paul Pilon is a Technical Manager at OHP, Inc. and editor-at-large of the Perennial Pulse e-newsletter.  He can be reached by phone at (616) 366-8588 or email at paul@perennial-solutions.com.

Recent Articles

Paul's Pointers
Knowing the True Costs of Your Applications
Paul Pilon
In many instances, pricing can seem expensive and it may be hard to determine if you’re getting what you paid for.
Paul's Pointers
Scouting: Essential & Therapeutic
Paul Pilon
Regardless of the types of crops being grown or the size of the operation, scouting is essential to any company that produces plants.
Paul's Pointers
Starting Strong
Paul Pilon
Many growers take for granted the benefits of having a strong start, and when less-than-ideal conditions are present from the beginning, they often struggle to stay ahead of these issues throughout the crop or the entire spring season.
Paul's Pointers
Change Is Constant, Change Is Good
Paul Pilon
Utilizing a “hands-on” approach that includes employee engagement, input and feedback provides a sense of involvement and ownership that usually results in their acceptance of change.
Paul's Pointers
I Can’t Resist
Paul Pilon
Today’s growers need to be concerned about pests building up resistance to the chemicals being applied to control them.
Paul's Pointers
Need a Light Bulking?
Paul Pilon
It’s amazing how light quality, intensity, total amount per day and duration can influence how a crop looks or grows and to help achieve certain objectives.
Features
Zoom CAST Part 2
Chris Beytes, Ellen C. Wells, Bill Calkins, Paul Pilon & Jennifer Zurko
The Bobbleheads are back for the second part of our virtual Spring Trials coverage, including innovative new perennials, dramatic shrubs and more.
Paul's Pointers
Change is Good
Paul Pilon
With stay-at-home orders in place and reduced sales, many growers needed to grow their perennials significantly different than they originally planned.
Paul's Pointers
Paul’s PGR Primer
Paul Pilon
Guidelines on the reasons to apply PGRs and the benefits they provide when used effectively.
Paul's Pointers
Winter Waterland
Paul Pilon
Improperly irrigating perennials during the winter months can have several adverse side effects.
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