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Spring + COVID at A.M.A.
Spring + COVID at A.M.A.

May 14, 2021, KINGSVILLE – We are through our peak season here at A.M.A. though we remain busy. We have been very grateful to remain open as an essential business, continuing to serve our customers. A.M.A. is working very hard to keep supplies coming in and going out on time.  We have seen increasing costs in......

Peak Season and COVID-19
Peak Season and COVID-19

February 4, 2021, KINGSVILLE – It’s peak season here at A.M.A. and we are incredibly busy. We’re very grateful for this and that we can continue to serve our customers. Being busy at this time of year is normal for us, but this year, things are a little different.  COVID-19 has changed the world and......

Vertical gardening on the rise with Al’s Flower Pouch
Vertical gardening on the rise with Al’s Flower Pouch

January 7, 2021, KINGSVILLE – As urban centres become more populated and residences grow upward, so do the gardens. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, housebound consumers have refocused creative energies on their outdoor spaces but, increasingly, they are working with smaller gardens and fewer beds than green thumbs of the past. Solutions for......

Updated message from A.M.A. on COVID-19
Updated message from A.M.A. on COVID-19

Dear Customers and Horticulture Industry Partners, As Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 regulations continue to change, A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. remains open and continues to find solutions for our customers. People need to eat, and our industry plays a key role in making sure that there is food on the shelves. While we find ourselves in challenging times,......

New Video: Five Tips on Hydroponic Substrates
New Video: Five Tips on Hydroponic Substrates

In a new video produced by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension (UF/IFAS), Dr. Paul Fisher interviews Shawn Mallen from A.M.A. Horticulture to discuss the different commercial substrates most commonly used in hydroponic production, the importance of air porosity, and compaction of substrates. Five Hydroponic Substrate Tips The most common......

Design thinking and horticulture: Interview with A.M.A.’s Ally DiMenna
Design thinking and horticulture: Interview with A.M.A.’s Ally DiMenna

A.M.A. has a new addition to our talented team. Join us in welcoming Ally DiMenna! Ally is bringing her design thinking, digital media, and customer service skills to our team as our Marketing & Customer Service Associate. She is currently attending Ryerson University for Business Management with a major in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. We sat......

‘Shared vision of innovation’: A.M.A. and BVB Substrates
‘Shared vision of innovation’: A.M.A. and BVB Substrates

The collaboration between BVB Substrates and A.M.A. Horticulture is unique and special. What ingredients make up this secret sauce? A shared commitment to forward-thinking, innovation, high-quality products, and working alongside growers. Together, we’re always learning, and always growing. Our relationship has its roots in a mutual passion for innovation. When we first got started in......

RootSmart reduces production cycle in grapes, researchers find
RootSmart reduces production cycle in grapes, researchers find

New study results show that the RootSmart propagation tray reduces the number of production days for grape vine propagators in Ontario from as long as 80 days down to 50 days. These findings come from a recent field trial conducted by the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Lincoln, Ontario, which compared the RootSmart propagation......

Collaboration during COVID-19
Collaboration during COVID-19

2020 has been a challenging year for many in our industry. It has tested our endurance, patience and trust in one another. But in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that we’ve been inspired by is the incredible amount of collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship across our industry. Taken together, this approach to......

HC Companies Early Order Program on now!
HC Companies Early Order Program on now!

You know what they say about the early bird. Make sure you don’t miss your chance to save big with the HC Companies early order program, on now until August 24th. Prepare for the coming season or stock up for next year, and enjoy big savings this summer and trusted, quality A.M.A. service.  Place your......