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Albert Grimm Columnist, Head Grower - Jeffery’s Greenhouses

Albert is Head Grower for Jeffery’s Greenhouses in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Recent Articles

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When Things Go Off the Rails
Albert Grimm
As growers, we don’t shine by doing everything right, but by preventing things from going wrong.
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Last Chance to Learn
Albert Grimm
Suddenly, garden vegetables are a hot item again and I suspect that many first-time greenthumbers will find out the hard way that growing carrots is not as simple as Google might make you believe.
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The Job Market
Albert Grimm
We must seek independence from the whims of short-term changes and concentrate on a cohesive long-term model for developing our knowledge and skills.
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Biocontrol Anecdotes
Albert Grimm
An entire generation of growers learned instantly about the agony of pest infestations out of control.
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Biocontrol Anecdotes: Aphidoletes
Albert Grimm
A story about what’s required to understand the concept of managing bugs with bugs.
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Biological Control—Reinventing Pests
Albert Grimm
It’s important to understand that we must shift our pest control paradigm from target-and-destroy to balance-and-exclude if we want to be successful with biological control.
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Biological Black Holes
Albert Grimm
Lack of observability remains one of the most serious obstacles to success for those growers who are new to biological pest control.
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Happy? At Work?
Albert Grimm
The field of horticulture is one of the last bastions where freedom to create happiness is still obtainable in the workplace.
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Retirement Directions
Albert Grimm
Enduring legacy cannot be created by force or by clinging to control, but by creating lasting ripples of wisdom in the fabric of the world.
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Finding Virtue in the Work Place
Albert Grimm
The driving force for work ethics is passion and the fuel for excellence is resilience.
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