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Grow Healthy Citrus Indoors with AHS and Corona Tools

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Thu, Nov, 06, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

AHS Citrus 11 10 14The American Horticultural Society and Corona Tools are proud to have two garden greats as #Plantchat co-hosts this week: Citrus expert Kerry Beane, at Four Winds Growers, a leading producer of dwarf citrus trees; and famed garden author Margaret Roach.  

This week there are great prizes for the top tweeters during the #Plantchat hour:  

  • Most active tweeter gets to choose a 1-year old dwarf citrus tree from those in stock at Four Winds Growers and a ComfortGEL Fruit and Veggie Shear from Corona.
  • Second and third most active tweeters each win a Corona ComfortGEL Fruit & Veggie Shear (for pruning and harvesting indoor citrus). 

Bring your knowledge of growing citrus in containers to #Plantchat and bring your questions too!

You're Invited!

Join @CoronaTools and #Plantchat co-partner, American Horticultural Society Digital Communications Manager Charlotte Germane @AHS_Gardening, along with guest hosts Citrus expert Kerry Beane @MyFourWinds, E-Commerce Director at Four Winds Growers, a leading producer of dwarf citrus trees; and famed garden author Margaret Roach @MargaretRoach, who recently wrote about indoor citrus at her popular blog, A Way to Garden.  This week's topic is Growing Healthy Citrus Indoors. The live chat begins Monday, November 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST, were we come together with green industry experts and fellow horticultural tweeps each week to discuss all things related to plants and horticulture, since 2014.

Discussion Overview  

Selection - Which citrus do best as indoor container plants? 

Container-grown - Which is the most popular citrus to grow in a container? 

Indoors/Outdoors - What’s the best time of year to move the potted citrus outdoors? 

Yields - How long until your container citrus sets fruit?   

Organic Pest Control - What are easy and organic ways to control pests on indoor citrus?

Join the Conversation

Plantchat logo on Corona Tools

Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #plantchat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hastag to all your tweets or join us in the plantchat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Plantchat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now plantchat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries. 

Topics: Corona Tools, #Plantchat, AHS, Grow Citrus Indoors, Margaret Roach, Kerry Beane

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