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NL: Van Egmond Lisianthus expands growing facilities

Van Egmond are expanding their growing facilities with 1 hectare this year. "Due to the continued growth in the demand for plant material from Lisianthus, we have to expand our propagation facilities.""This new greenhouse has a concrete floor and has all the facilities to optimally grow young plants. "Last.....

Van Belle Nursery reflects on AIPH IGOTY awards participation

VIDEOHow is it to participate in the AIPH International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) awards? In a video, Canadian company Van Belle Nursery reflects on their participation and shares their experiences. Even though they were not the overall winner, they took home gold in the young plants and silver in the finished.....

Jean-Yves Coulbaul, Sicamus:

EU: 'Deko Pot allows earlier hydrangea sales'

Selling your plants early in the season. It is a desire of many growers, but has become challenging due to the change in consumer preferences. The product should be 'ready-to-use' or directly display how it will look like when it is in full bloom. French breeder and grower of half finished hydrangeas Sicamus.....

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Ranunculus breeder triples production for European expansion

When you think of ranunculus, you probably think of a plant with green foliage and yellow single flowers. But now, more appearances are on the market. A German breeder invested years in breeding new varieties of this species with new colors of foliage and flowers. Next to the expansion of colors, it also.....

Pascal Rossen, Desch Plantpak:

New clever shaped orchid tray improves drainage

Listening to the grower's experiences. It is crucial for many suppliers and for pot, container and tray manufacturers like Desch Plantpak, it is too. On request of an orchid young plant grower, they developed a new orchid tray with a draining top and bottom. After conducting several trials, one type is in.....

Hans Bentvelsen, African Roots:

"When Dutch cutting production is at its weakest, we are at our strongest"

At an altitude of 2,600 meters above sea level in the Kenyan village Ol'Kalou, Highlands Plants is located. The 26 ha propagation nursery, owned by Dutch entrepreneur Paul Zwinkels, employs 400 people. Half of the nursery is used for the production of bedding plants, annual plants and grasses and the other.....

Klasmann-Deilmann takes over international distribution of Growcoon

The Klasmann-Deilmann Group has placed the distribution of the Growcoon propagation system on a fairly long-term basis. The agreement with Netherlands-based manufacturer Maan BioBased Products is initially for a three-year period, with an option for extending the contract. “We’re proud that an innovative.....

Playing hide and seek with Van Krimpen on the IPM

Their contacts and friends can find them without opening their eyes. Since Van Krimpen started their participation on the IPM exhibition, they've been at the same location. With the renovation of the Messe, that came to an end. After some meetings with the IPM-team, the company will now be located in hall 9......

Video: expansion Evanthia tropical plants and seeds department

Since autumn 2017, EvanthiaTropical plants & seeds has been expanded with the department Tissue Culture. By adding these activities, Evanthia Tropical Plants and Seeds is able to supply a total package of Green Plants.Carl Keijzer Our new colleague Carl Keijzer is responsible for the sales of Tissue.....

Dutch growers visit Uganda with Floritec

Five Dutch chrysanthemum growers went on an educational trip to Uganda with Floritec last week. They visited the production locations of Floritec's Xclusive Cuttings, Dümmen Orange and Royal van Zanten and had some spare time to spot some wild animals. The purpose of the trip was to exchange.....

Growcoon

International interest for innovative plant propagation system

The innovative plant propagation system called Growcoon is attracting growing interest worldwide. Since Klasmann-Deilmann began selling this product, many growers in various horticultural segments have conducted successful trials. For example, the use of Growcoon has proved effective with seedlings,.....