Posts in Science
Growing Garden Tech.

Over the next few weeks we’re going to take a look at 2017 gardening trends.  Since we’re looking to the future, let’s start off by looking at some of the technology that is starting to crop up in our gardens and landscape.  The technologies that we use to automate our greenhouses at Bob’s is now making its way into systems anyone can take advantage of at home.

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Bob's Behind-The-Scenes

During my 40 minute drive to Bob’s HQ each morning, I like to listen to podcasts.  Among my favorite podcasts is Freakonomics Radio.  Last week host Stephen Dubner explored the complexity of making something as simple as a pencil.  The episode featured a famous economics essay, “I, Pencil: My Family Tree” by Leonard E. Read.  When you visit one of our markets, you are only seeing a small part of a huge supply chain.  Let’s take a look at how a plant grown from seed gets to one of our markets.  Since spring is just around the corner, let’s take a look at growing pansies.

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