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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Photo impression Hortitec 2017:
Brazil: Despite crisis, opportunities for growthPHOTO REPORT The Brazilian horticulture industry is affected by the country's crisis, but the opportunities for growth seem to be huge. These chances are recognized by many in the industry and this was visible in the interest for one of Brazil's largest horticultural trade shows; Hortitec. "Even though the crisis, the.....
How the bumblebee coincidentally saved the greenhouse industryBumblebees, beneficial insects and mites are probably the most loyal residents of a grower's greenhouse. But having them around is not all as natural as you think. Did you know that it was by a coincidence that a Belgian veterinarian discovered the power of bumblebees for greenhouse pollination? It was a.....
NL: Cut flower prices under pressure by warm weather and French holidayPeriod 6 from 22 May up to 18 June 2017 at Royal FloraHolland ended with a decline in sales of 6%. The turnover was € 20 million less than a year ago.The decline in sales is due to the disappointing sales to France, because Ascension Day fell just before Mother’s Day and many French people were away for the.....
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Increase popularity of your flower in Japan with IFEX Flower Awards 2017Want to increase the popularity of your variety in the Japanese market? IFEX Flower Awards can help you with their award contest with the subtitle "The future best sells chosen by flower shops and designers". All participating varieties will be promoted in the Japanese flower industry before the IFEX takes.....
Chrysanthemum blooming test of Royal van Zanten ColombiaThe annual chrysanthemum blooming test of Royal van Zanten Colombia this year takes place in week 26. More than 60 varieties can be admired in the demo greenhouse, including the pink plush chrysanthemum 'Golosina', the lime green, filled floral spray chrysanthemum 'Fairway' and the newest yellow, filled.....
Report well attended Relations Day
NL: Floricultura: "knowledge sharing = multiplication of opportunities"On Wednesday June 14th, orchid specialist Floricultura organized the annual event ‘Een wereld te winnen!’ (‘Win a World!’) during the FlowerTrials for domestic and foreign relations. More than 150 visitors saw, among others, how Rene Hendriks of Opti-Flor, also on behalf of Marco Hendriks, received the Klaas.....
August 24, St. Charles, Missouri:
Hummert organizes 35th Annual Grand Expo & Buying EventOn August 24, the largest horticultural buying event in the Midwest will again take place at the Saint Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Featuring over 32,000 products; there’s something for everyone in the industry, from garden centers, landscape companies, nursery owners to institutions.....
NL: IAA-Fresh to sponsor Flower Bulb Junior TournamentThis year, IAA-Fresh again decided to sponsor the HTC (Hillegomse Tennis Club, Hillegom is a village in Holland) Flower Bulb Junior Tournament (ITF Juniors). This tournament, to take place right in the heart of the Dutch main bulb production area, attracts young talent from all over the world, including.....
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Plant in the picture: a brief history of Echeveria gibbifloraEcheveria gibbiflora is the largest of all echeveria species, and one of the parent plants of the majority of the large, cabbage-head echeveria hybrids we’ve come to know so well. There are so many of these hybrids in cultivation today that it is difficult to properly identify them all or trace back their.....
The golden glow of ‘Valverde’A lot is happening in the world of OT’s. There is an enormous desire for novelties, however not all new introductions are equally distinctive. Luckily, lily ‘Valverde’ is far away from the latter category. Its intense shade of gold alone makes you long for more. Add in its long list of great features and.....
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United Selections: Spotlight for the latest yellow in the market"We are the only cut rose breeder whose research and selection activities take place for 100% in the neighborhood of our clients on the East African continent", Chris Makomere of United Selections says. "The whole of the 7-year breeding and selection process to arrive at new varieties adapted to.....
Dillewijn Zwapak joins Florint as a partnerInternational Florist Organisation Florint welcomes a new partner organisation: Dillewijn Zwapak, known for its packaging solutions for flower and plant products.Competition from other flower retail outlets, particularly the supermarkets, keeps increasing in most countries. More than ever, therefore, it is.....
Ellepot introduces paper for organic plant propagationTrue organic, high-yield cultivation is now a reality, thanks to a new all-natural paper for young plant propagation from Ellepot A/S. Ellepot Organic is the world’s first certified, sustainably harvested and 100% bio-degradable product.Natural and certifiedEllepot Organic is the first input material to be.....
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Shine Wax Farm
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.....
US (IL): Sunshine delphinium named in honor of John SimkoFloral professionals gathered during the 8th Annual Flower Naming Ceremony to recognize one individual’s lifelong contribution to the global floriculture industry.Kevin Barry of Big Y Foods presented the honor to John Simko, President and CEO of Sunshine Bouquet Company and 40 year industry veteran.Barry.....
Harris Seeds launches blog for vegetable & flower growersHarris Seeds has launched a new blog, “From the Ground Up” to provide helpful growing advice, cultural tips and techniques as well as inspiration for vegetable and flower growers, operators of farms, roadside stands, greenhouses and farmers’ markets. Its primary objective is to share valuable and relevant.....
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