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Friday, March 16, 2018

HortEx Vietnam comes to an end - what did you miss?

Around 3 pm local time, the first edition of the HortEx Vietnam came to an end today. What did you miss if you weren't there?At the exhibition, many orchid growers presented themselves and showed great interest in both the Vietnamese market and other markets surrounding the country. They are starting to work.....

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Sneak peek California Spring Trials 2018

What to expect at the California Spring Trials 2018? At this week-long event held at various locations throughout California from April 14-19, breeders, growers and suppliers will showcase their newest varieties and products. In the coming weeks will highlight one product from each.....

Aviram Krell, Plantec Ecuador:

Avoid getting pinched on St Patrick's Day with green rose Limonada

This March 17th, people will get together and celebrate St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland. On the special day, the topmost thing on every celebrant's mind is the color green, from clothes, to drinks, to flowers. Just as Shamrocks are a symbol of Ireland, more and more rose growers are adding their own.....

Selecta's Barbatus Kiwi collection now available

After a trial-period of 2 years, the cuttings of the new Selecta Cut Flowers Barbatus Kiwi collection are available this year.Codes selection.So far, the following varieties are available; Kiwi Mellow (intense green), Kiwi Boom (green, very big flower size) and Kiwi Cherry (ball with red blush). These.....

March 21, Guangzhou

Danziger to lecture at FlowerExpo China

Danziger is flying from Israel to meet with Chinese flower wholesalers, distributors, florists, supermarkets and auctions. The breeder will give a lecture to provide professional knowledge regarding vegetative propagation.Managing over 600 varieties under breeders’ rights, Danziger possesses one of the.....
September 6-8, Warsaw

Flower Expo Poland has new owner

The third edition of the trade show Flower Expo Poland will be realized also this year at the same time as the trade show Green is Life. Both shows are scheduled for 6-8 September. New is the fact that both shows will be organized by Agencja Promocji Zieleni (APZ); the promotional organization of Polish.....

Can you control Eclipta?

VIDEO "Over the last couple months I've been working with many of the growers in our area to reduce the amount of Eclipta in their nurseries", says Nelson Gonzalez, Territory and Key Accounts Manager at ICL. "Eclipta is that nuisance weed that grows everywhere including the holes of your pots. Yep! That.....

Clever systems reduce watering and care

When it comes to the development of Pöppelmann TEKU's extensive product range, they always focus on their customers' requirements – for solutions that deliver genuine added-value. They don't just foresee the handling of plants in the nursery but also keep in mind the needs of retailers and consumers alike. A.....

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Packagingmore »

Garden Orchid nominated for Packaging Award 2018

Garden Orchid has won a nomination for the Packaging Award 2018. With the Garden Orchid, consumers can also enjoy orchids in the garden. These garden orchids are frost-resistant and come back every year. This perennial plant keeps forming new shoots underground, so you can expect more flowers every year. The.....

Organicmore »

To dig, or not to dig?

Organic Blooms were delighted to achieve Soil Association certification back in February, but certification is not an end in itself.Director Jo is doing a masters in organic farming and from her studies are flowing lots of ideas, questions and discussions about how the company can become more organic. One of.....

Open fieldmore »

Shine Wax Farm: Arava desert, Israel

The challenge and beauty of growing wax flowers in the desert

Growing flowers in the desert. It sounds challenging and it is. Last year, Israeli farmers Ori Duek and Alon Gibori started to grow wax flowers and Asclepias tuberosa in the Arava desert in Israel. They had experience in the cultivation of peppers and tomatoes, but were new in the flower industry. It has.....

Noveltiesmore »

Proven Winners launches Coral Creations Succulents line

Proven Winners announces the debut of its Coral Creations Succulents line. Proven Winners has partnered exclusively with succulent grower and collector Chris Hansen of Garden Solutions, who developed the Chick Charms Sempervivum and SunSparkler Sedum brands. The new Proven Winners Coral Creations program.....

Marketingmore »

Climate and export opportunities advance Vietnamese horticulture

Many of the companies participating in the HortEx Vietnam are looking for dealers in the country to develop their business, since they expect the market to grow in the next couple of years. Here's why.Da Lat, in the Lam Dong province in the south of Vietnam, is located 1,500 meters above sea level and has a.....

Machinesmore »

Nicola Smith of WMEC:

"Growing interest in water treatment plants in Uganda, Kenya"

Clean water is becoming a scarce resource and increasingly more emphasis is being paid to reusing water. In the floriculture industry as well. Over the last three years, water waste management company WMEC for example, has seen the demand for their water treatment systems increasing in the floriculture.....

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US: Florida consumers willing to pay more for flowers

Florida consumers see value in and are willing to pay more for locally-grown products, especially when it comes to landscape and ornamental plants, according to a new study conducted by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member Hayk Khachatryan.Khachatryan, who.....

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Smiemans Projecten

Three new garden centres to be completed at once

At the end of this month three projects of Smiemans Projecten, Dutch builder of all types of glass constructions, will reach completion. One of the two projects in England is the new restaurant for Groves Nurseries in Bridgeport. The other project is a new construction and renovation for Squire's Garden.....

Floristerymore »

Eric Egberts, BloomyPro

"Less than 1% of the total flower assortment available in webshops for consumers"

Did you know that the flower world only sells 0.01% of its total supply of cut flowers to consumers via e-commerce? When you look at the bouquets of the top 3 players in e-commerce, you come to the conclusion that they only use around 40 families of flowers. There are a number of colour and varieties per.....

Eventsmore »

January 25-29, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main:

Germany: Floradecora 2019 again in the heart of Christmasworld

Floradecora, the marketplace for fresh flowers, decorative plants and pre-made flower arrangements will continue to make its presence felt in the Galleria at the heart of Christmasworld.“All you wish for business” is the motto for Christmasworld 2019. The world’s leading trade fair for festive and seasonal.....

Flower Expo China about to kick off

Flower Expo China 2018 (China International Floriculture & Horticulture Trade Fair) is going to kick off on March 21st (Wednesday) to March 23rd (Friday). Organized by Guangdong Grandeur International Exhibition Group and co-organized by HPP Exhibition from the Netherlands, there are over 200 exhibitors.....

Australia: Warners Nurseries' 15th year at Melbourne show

Warners Nurseries have been an active participant at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show since 2002. At the recent Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria (NGIV) Gala dinner in March, Michael Warner accepted on behalf of his family’s business an award for recognition of their significant.....

Company newsmore »

DowDuPont Executive Chairman to retire

DowDuPont announced that Andrew N. Liveris will be transitioning out of the role as Executive Chairman, and then retiring as the Materials Science Division of the company progresses on its succession process. Mr. Liveris has informed the Board that he will no longer serve as Executive Chairman of DowDuPont.....
Products continue to bear Philips name

Philips Lighting to change company name to Signify

Philips Lighting announced its intention to change its name from Philips Lighting to Signify. The choice of the new company name originates from the fact that light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning.The company will continue to use the Philips brand under the existing.....

Plans for CAU Futong establishment in South Holland

Chinese delegation visits World Horti Center

Less than one week after the official opening of the World Horti Center in the Netherlands, a delegation from the Chinese company Futong visited the brand new international greenhouse horticulture center on Tuesday 13 March 2018. High-tech company Futong, part of the China Agricultural University, works on.....

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NPPO-approved systems approach for the import of cut flowers to Australia

The use of an NPPO-approved systems approach offers an alternative to treatments such as methyl bromide fumigation. A systems approach is a series of integrated pest management measures applied at different points in the supply chain.The NPPO of the exporting country must approve and certify the systems.....

Logisticsmore »

NL: Platform links flower shipment data to air waybills

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is increasing trust and transparency in the supply chain by linking flower shipment data to Air Waybill numbers at source, part of its Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP).The SCMP aims to make Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the Smartest Airport in Europe through increased use of data.....


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