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Friday, April 28, 2017
Germany: Innovative roof design for crystal clear ETFE installationThe customers of the German garden center Blumen Beier in Mannheim can now shop for their outdoor plants any time of the year. Thanks to the installation of the innovative 3,000 square meter retractable roof greenhouse, both plants, staff and customers are year round protected against dark, cold and wet.....
Beekenkamp, Westhoff, Gediflora, Flamingo Holland, Plug Connection
Strong colours on display at Floricultura PacificAlso Floricultura Pacific was home to the California Spring Trials this year. At their location in Salinas they hosted five companies; Beekenkamp, Westhoff, Gediflora, Westhoff, Flamingo Holland and Plug Connection. In this article, we will present the highlights of each of these participating.....
Channel Island Plants
UK: New unrooted cuttings of annuals & perennials for 2017/18Channel Island Plants (UK) are looking forward to an exciting new year with the introduction of a new look catalogue, featuring cultural information and more detailed information on all of the lines supplied. See below some of the many new varieties offered.Kerley & Co - Petunia Designer & Tumbelina.....
US: Customs intercepts pest in cut flowersAn agriculture specialist with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Veterans International Bridge import cargo lot intercepted a “First in Port” pest in a shipment of eucalyptus branches. “Our CBP agriculture specialists play an important and challenging role in.....
Rosa Loves Me
"Roses with nostalgic shapes much sought after these days"'Rosa Loves Me' is the new line of cut roses with a nostalgic garden shape. This type of cut roses is much sought after these days and was successfully presented to invited customers last week in Naaldwijk, Holland.These roses are grown by Molo River Roses, Kenya and the first two varieties from.....
More opportunities for cogeneration in GermanyThe German government has published regulations for planned auctions for the country’s combined heat and power plants. The auctions are designated to attract CHP with up to 50 MW in capacity, with 100 MW on offer in the first auction set for December 2017. According to a first draft of the regulation based.....
The largest santini nursery in the worldThe happy santinis are having a wonderful time in the 30 acre large nursery of Van Helvoort Chrysants. Marien Kuijntjes: “This is the largest santini nursery in the world, where a lot of effort is put in sustainable horticulture. Our MPS GAP certification means a lot to us.”He explains: “We keep an eye on.....
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Bart Verduin, Praxas
"Chain-wide approach prevents revenue loss"On April 5, Praxas gave a presentation for 35 employees of the Quality Assurance, Purchase and Sales departments of flower exporter Hilverda De Boer. The purpose of the meeting was to create a synergy between the various departments regarding the awareness of risks such as ethylene, moisture and temperature.....
Cargolux again voted Best All-Cargo AirlineCargolux Airlines International S.A. has again received the prestigious ‘Best All-Cargo Airline’ award from British trade magazine Air Cargo News during a ceremony at London’s Lancaster Hotel on 22 April 2017. Cargolux was honored for its continued delivery of first-class services to its worldwide customers......
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Handling imported roses at Veiling Rhein-MaasAt Veiling Rhein-Maas, the Import Department ensures that flowers and plants arriving from countries such as Israel, Ethiopia, Kenya, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Italy and other countries can be auctioned successfully. The Import Department's work includes e.g. unpacking and preparing products, an initial check.....
New: environmentally friendly herb conceptStorytelling, being environmentally friendly and growing your own product. These are all hot topics and German plant wholesaler Gebrüder Cox highlights them in a single concept called "Schnauze voll!". This plastic-free herb concept was introduced at the Hortivation in June 2016 and won several innovation.....
UK: Organic flowers blossom into springThe polytunnels and cutting gardens at Organic Blooms are increasingly verdant daily – and this week’s sunshine has brought enough warmth to the tunnels for workers to shed their coats and fleeces.This early springing into life can be deceptive though – the young tunnel-raised plants are still tender.Last.....
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New wax farm established in Israeli Arava DesertShine Wax Farm is a new wax farm established by two young farmers in the Arava region in Israel. This area is considered unfit for growing wax because of extreme hot weather during the summer months and poor water quality, but these entrepreneurs succeeded to grow a product with large buds, big flowers and.....
New Plantipp introductions at the Chelsea Flower ShowAfter the introduction of Clematis Amber last year, Plantipp is going to introduce three new varieties at the Chelsea Show that is being held on 23-27 May this year.Morus rotunbiloba Charlotte Russe (‘Matsunaga’), Clematis ‘Taiga’ and Leontopodium alpinum Blossom of Snow (‘Berghman’) are the latest.....
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