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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Ecuador: The origin story of preserved and garden roses

Garden cut roses and preserved roses have become popular products produced in Ecuador, and at the exhibitions in Quito in September, many of them were on display. But when did it all start? Marisa Ortiz of X-ACT Products, a company that is focused on facilitating relationships between parties involved in…

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Denmark: Desch Plantpak acquired Sky-Light's horticulture activities

Desch Plantpak has reached an agreement with Danish Sky-Light to acquire their assets that were used for the production of horticultural trays. Jan Willem Wieringa holding D-Grade Fibre and recycled plastic trays Desch Plantpak has 3 factories in The Netherlands and one in the UK and is a large producer of pots and trays for…

HBA opens test locations in Kenya and Colombia for cut flower hydrangea

Hydrangea Breeders Association actively develops cut flower hydrangea for various climatological areas. Apart from the moderate North-Western European climate zone for which varieties like Royal Kiss and Royal Benefit were introduced, HBA is specifically developing varieties for production areas around…

Can the Russian greenhouse industry overcome challenges?

The development of Russia’s greenhouse industry has become a well-known fact in the last few years. Analytics argue that 2017 was one of the most successful years for the industry thus far with more than 250 hectares of new commercial greenhouses commissioned. This rapid increase resulted mainly from a…

Cannabis legalization: challenges and opportunities

Canada rolls out the green carpet

October 17, 2018. On this historical day, recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada. While medical marijuana has been legal for some time now, the legalization of recreational pot in such a big potential market represents a paradigm shift in the industry (by the way, if you're curious about where…

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ClockOnline will start the clock on October

ClockOnline will be launched October 25, 2018. This independent digital platform promisses to provides an efficiency boost within the ornamental plant sector. Thanks to the one-stop-shop method, growers…

Workers Zena Roses protest over salaries

Workers of a Murang’a flower firm have staged protests in an effort to pressure their employer to pay their 3-month salaries arrears. Staff of Zena Roses Company located in Gatanga Sub County have been in a go-slow since Saturday after the company failed to pay them salaries since July 2018. More than 200 workers on Tuesday complained…

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Marc Lingard, Sirane:

"Biodegradable film is ideal for flowers"

Originally made for packing fresh produce, the biodegradable film of Sirane turned out to be a solution in the ornamental industry as well. “As it is breathable it actively helps extend the shelf-life of fresh fruit and vegetables. However, its properties, ie. compostable, transparent, breathable, and…

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Piet Buysman in favor of more nuanced story about PlanetProf

"Growing organic not always feasible"

Herb grower Piet Buysman, Andijk: “Retailers more often want Skal and PlanetProof certified products.” In his experience, organic growing is not always possible. “Moreover, it remains to be seen which brand offers the most environmental gain.” He pleads for a complete and nuanced story about On the Way…

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Deliflor introduces Fireball (Santini)

The new orange Santini of Deliflor has been given a name that suits its appearance: Fireball. A bright orange ball that will not stay unnoticed, with dark leaves and its contrasting flowers. From week 43 Fireball will be supplied by Lianda Flowers with 25,000 stems a week. Grower: Lianda Flowers Amounts: 25,000 stems a week VBN-code: 118568 For more information Deliflor…

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US (FL): Jet Fresh Flower creates preserved rose pink ribbon

For October’s breast cancer awareness month, Jet Fresh Flower Distributors made a large pink ribbon covered in pink preserved roses. Donated by Rose Amor, they designed a simple DIY preserved rose pink ribbon to help raise awareness and proceeds for breast cancer. This custom pink ribbon measures about 4 feet tall and is…

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US (NH): D.S. Cole Growers speeds up bench moving with new crane

"This bench moving crane is twice as fast as our old crane and we will now have it travel further to pick up benches from more than one location", says Doug Cole of D.S. Cole Growers, an ornamental grower of young and finished plants who is currently installing this new bench moving crane from Logiqs at…

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Ecuador: The origin story of preserved and garden roses

Garden cut roses and preserved roses have become popular products produced in Ecuador, and at the exhibitions in Quito in September, many of them were on display. But when did it all start? Marisa Ortiz of X-ACT Products, a company that is focused on facilitating relationships between parties involved in…

Can the Russian greenhouse industry overcome challenges?

The development of Russia’s greenhouse industry has become a well-known fact in the last few years. Analytics argue that 2017 was one of the most successful years for the industry thus far with more than 250 hectares of new commercial greenhouses commissioned. This rapid increase resulted mainly from a…

Cannabis legalization: challenges and opportunities

Canada rolls out the green carpet

October 17, 2018. On this historical day, recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada. While medical marijuana has been legal for some time now, the legalization of recreational pot in such a big potential market represents a paradigm shift in the industry (by the way, if you're curious about where…

Workers Zena Roses protest over salaries

Workers of a Murang’a flower firm have staged protests in an effort to pressure their employer to pay their 3-month salaries arrears. Staff of Zena Roses Company located in Gatanga Sub County have been in a go-slow since Saturday after the company failed to pay them salaries since July 2018. More than 200 workers on Tuesday complained…

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These are the best garden centres in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Garden Centre Association members in Scotland and Northern Ireland are celebrating after picking up awards during a presentation evening on Wednesday, August 29 at Simpsons Garden Centre. In Scotland The Mains of Drum Garden Centre was awarded Garden Centre of the Year in the Garden Centre (GC) category…

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Cal Poly students begin harvesting flowers to decorate school’s 2019 Rose Parade float

Construction on the Cal Poly Rose Parade float is well underway. But this past week, work got started on another — perhaps more subtle — aspect of the float: harvesting the flowers that will decorate this year’s entry. Students grow and harvest a portion of the plants from the on-campus Rose Float flower fields. These…

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Celebrating the marriage of Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank

UK: Roses for a Royal Wedding

David Austin Roses are delighted that roses from their prestigious cut rose collection were chosen to be part of the wedding floral arrangements created by eminent British floral designers Simon Lycett and Paul Thomas. Over 1,500 roses were used in the arrangements to decorate Windsor Castle, which was the location of the Reception held by Her Majesty The…

NL: Students get to know horticulture on mopeds

A group of students has gotten to know horticulture on Solexes (a classic Dutch moped). They made tomato soup and bruschetta at Tomatoworld in Honselersdijk and did The Pepper Challenge at Westlandpeppers in De Lier. The Solex Vegetable Tour was organized by Greenport West for the Dutch Agri Food Week. Greenport West-Holland…

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Denmark: Desch Plantpak acquired Sky-Light's horticulture activities

Desch Plantpak has reached an agreement with Danish Sky-Light to acquire their assets that were used for the production of horticultural trays. Jan Willem Wieringa holding D-Grade Fibre and recycled plastic trays Desch Plantpak has 3 factories in The Netherlands and one in the UK and is a large producer of pots and trays for…

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We're on tour with the #Floriculture Research Alliance at Len Busch Roses. Fresh ideas, #freshcutflowers...not a bad way to spend a morning in #Minnesota!

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New data loggers introduced at PMA

DeltaTrak will introduce the next generation FlashLink Mini PDF In-Transit Logger at PMA Fresh Summit, Booth 1562, October 19 - 20, 2018, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando Florida. According to Frederick Wu, President and CEO of DeltaTrak, “The FlashLink Mini PDF has been upgraded to…

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