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Commercial greenhouse improvements for best value return

There are many reasons to make improvements in a commercial greenhouse, modernizing your greenhouse can reduce maintenance costs, or make productivity improvements, or improve the greenhouse environment for better growing, or maybe you want to add some extra growing space. Whatever the reason it is important.....

6 things to consider before planning a greenhouse expansion

If you could go back and re-design your existing greenhouse, how many changes would you make? How many of those changes would be minor ones and how many would involve major structural, heating or other mechanical changes? Avoiding this in your future expansion is easy; have a checklist of things you should.....

Dutch Statistics: floriculture shrinkage speeds up

The Dutch greenhouse area has decreased to 8,960 hectares. This makes the area lower than ever. This decrease is fully due to the Dutch floriculture, which decreased by 300 ha, compared to last year, and is now on 3520 hectares. The area of vegetables under glass is about to reach the record level of.....

Creating optimal balance between ventilation and insect exclusion

Dümmen Orange knows the importance of being globally accessible & locally embedded. The group strategically established their production operation in La Mercedes, El Salvador some years ago to be closer to the most demanding markets. The El Salvador location was not only selected for its vicinity to the.....

Growers Supply reveals big savings in End of Summer Sale

Growers Supply announced an End of Summer Sale that deeply discounts a number of their most popular GrowSpan greenhouses and high tunnels. These versatile growing structures can be found on the company’s website, GrowersSupply.com.With the sale comes significant savings, and some greenhouses will be.....

The importance of a spotlessly clean greenhouse roof

Topclear is the perfect cleaner for removing Sudlac Eclipse LD, Transpar, Optifuse and Optifuse IR coatings. With this product, the grower decides when to remove the coating. Simply spray on Topclear, leave it to wash off in the rain, and you’ll have a clean greenhouse roof that allows maximum light into the.....

US (NC): Svensson to supply university students with 'food for thought'

Svensson recently helped support the community garden at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte, NC through the donation of Solaro O E WB reflective shade screens. The shade donation allows students the ability to extend their growing season and better protect their crops from sweltering hot summer.....

NL: A look in the garden of Ammerlaan

It's a little like a safari, a trip around the cultivation at Ammerlaan TGI. It's always tropically hot, a large part of the over 100 varieties are continually in the water (hydro, professionally) and there is something new to see every meter. "A huge assortment and strong in day trade, that's how we define.....

NL: Ter Laak's Daylight Greenhouse well on its way

PHOTO REPORT Last February, the first pile was driven for the 50,000 m² new phalaenopsis nursery of Ter Laak Orchids in the Netherlands. Now, the construction of the greenhouse is in full swing. In 2014 Ter Laak became the first Dutch nursery to open a so-called Daylight Greenhouse of 4,000 m². This greenhouse,.....

Unique chance to start your African adventure

For Sale: 20 ha rose farm near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A 20 ha rose farm with 9ha under greenhouse is being offered for sale. It is in close proximity to Addis Ababa and has 20 ha extra land available of which the compensation is already paid. The farm, located on an altitude of approximately 2,100 meters, is in production and has established export markets in.....

Video: blooming trials at Floritec

In week 24, Floritec Breeding once again organised the annual blooming trials. In the greenhouse in Monster people were able to admire the pot trials, in Bleiswijk the commercial assortment and the 'experimentals' could be admired.Special attention went to the recently introduced Santini variety Ellison this.....

Novavert looking for new sales partner for AUS & NZ:

Huge market potential for retractable greenhouses in Oceania

Novavert's retractable roof systems are well known for making a difference when it comes to the widest choice of materials and total grower flexibility thanks to easy service and design freedom. The keder-based roof screen system invented by Novavert introduced six years ago as HS2 has seen continuous.....

NL: Water purification not easily done, action is required

The message of José van Egmond from Van Egmond Lisianthus is clear. Compliance with the legislation relating to the water purification requirement that commences on January 1, 2018, takes more time than most growers think. It is now time to start."Every year we produce 220 million Lisianthus plants from seed.....

"Replace your screen cloth on time"

Growers often wait too long before replacing their screen cloth. They also notice this at Holland Scherming. It's obviously quite an investment. However, a timely change of the screen will bring many advantages, which are often noticeable within a very short time.Higher energy savingsThe main reason to.....