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UK: The Royal Parks opens £5M super nursery in Hyde Park

The Royal Parks charity opens its £5M hi-tech ‘super nursery’ in the heart of London’s Hyde Park. The nursery has been purpose-built to handle the growth of the 450,000 bedding plants and shrubs needed for the flower displays across the charity’s eight London parks - including the floral displays in front of.....

due to hot weather

Turkey: Rose harvest season in Isparta arrives 20 days earlier

As the weather was hotter than usual, the rose harvest period arrived 20 days earlier in Isparta, Turkey, a city located on southwestern Turkey and very well-known for rose production. The harvest season will continue for another month and will end with the Rose Festival held during the Ramadan.....

Turkey eager to increase presence on floriculture market

There is a lot of potential for Turkey to increase its presence on the floriculture market, national and international. Central Anatolian Ornamental Plants and Products Exporters' Association (OAIB) newly elected President Ismail Yilmaz explains the potential of the country and proposes ways to make the.....

US: FAQ regarding the New Worker Protection Standard

As of Jan. 2, 2018, growers need to be compliant with the new three additional requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The new requirements have generated a substantial number of questions from all types of agricultural businesses. Michigan State University Extension will answer some.....

Turkey: Alanya Municipality saves 600,000 USD by growing own flowers, plants for its parks

The municipality of Alanya established its own greenhouse for flowers and plants and saved around 600,000 USD annually.Alanya Mayor Adem Murat Yucel: “We are growing and saving money. That money we spend on our citizens to provide them better services. We set up this greenhouse about 2 years ago so we grow.....

Turkey: Growers from Izmir start export to the Netherlands

Growers from Bayindir district of Izmir started to export plants to the Netherlands. The support by Izmir Municipality by contracting production of flowers and plants to growers with purchase guarantee since 2007 started to bear its fruits. With this method, the quality and volume grown in the region has.....

CAN (ON): Inside the Toronto’s spring rush of plant production

For the past couple of weeks, Griffin Mangroves’s office has been in bloom. On most days, the supervisor of the City of Toronto’s greenhouse operations leaves his downtown apartment and heads to High Park, located in the city’s west end. Nestled in the centre of the park is 40,000 square feet of greenhouse.....

"Growers can definitely replace screens themselves"

Replacing a screen cloth is not that difficult, according to Pieter Maes. "Especially when the installation is there, it is a matter of loosening clips, placing cloth on them and reattaching clips. A grower can handle that. "PM Textiles also supplies screen cloths directly to growers, without the.....

The 2nd Open Russia Greenhouses Debate

Russian market after 2020

More than 1500 ha of greenhouses are to be built in Russia by 2020. As practice shows, CEOs of Russian greenhouse companies prefer equipment manufacturers from the Netherlands, Spain, France, Germany and other European countries, relying on their extensive experience and field expertise. However, nowadays.....

"Offering and unifying all our brands"

It all started with the manufacturing of steel structures nearly 55 years ago and the ongoing story includes over 20,000 projects being realised, customers served worldwide and innovative projects being launched continuously. Last year the Canadian company Harnois Industries united and merged their brands.....

Turkey cut flower production and export figures for Mother’s Day

Central Anatolian Ornamental Plants Exporters Union President Ismail Yilmaz: “We have exported 42 million stems of cut flowers to 35 countries for this year’s Mother’s Day which generated a revenue of 7 million USD for our country. Additionally because of the high temperatures of the season, the products.....

"New jet tubes ideal for Next Generation Growing"

In Next Generation Growing it's of course all about the optimum use of resources. HS jet tubes can play an important role in this. "Together with electric fans, different roles are possible," Niclas Heescher of Novavert tells. "Not only can we ensure equal heating in all sectors, but we can also adjust.....

Flowers sent by the Turkish Flower Auction to the market for Mother’s Day

The flowers were delivered from Yalova, a city in northwestern Turkey and one of the biggest cut flower and plant production areas in the country, to the market for Mother’s Day.The flowers were sent from the greenhouses of the growers to the Turkish Flower Auction in 18 different places across Turkey from.....

US (OH): Jeffers Greenhouse rebounds from fire

The Jeffers family had a rude awakening in the early morning hours of April 5. Their business was literally going up in smoke.The barn and some of the greenhouses of the family business — Jeffers Greenhouse — on the Lucas County side of the village was on fire due to an electrical fire which started in the.....