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US (FL): Emerald Coast Growers releases 2018-19 Resource Guide

Emerald Coast Growers has released the latest version of its trend-tracking new variety Resource Guide.“The trend toward naturalistic meadows and sustainable plantings continues to drive demand for native grasses and plants,” says Cheri Markowitz, Sales Manager. “And we’re continuing to see exceptional.....

"Universal paper provides fragile roots excellent protection"

At this year's IPM in Essen, Ellepot introduced their new Universal paper. Ellepot are stocking up on their newly developed paper, after many customers report that the paper is doing well when it comes to root development and protection of fragile root tips.The new product is characterized by a special.....

Jaap van der Meij new production manager at Armada Young Plants

Jaap van der Meij is the new Production Manager at Armada Young Plants. He will focus on strengthening all quality aspects of year round produced cuttings of the Armada assortment. Besides that he is the main contact for all AYR production sites of Armada in the Netherlands and abroad.Jaap brings a lot of.....

ForemostCo to acquire Orcosa

Orcosa, a producer of ornamental plants in Costa Rica, will be joining the ForemostCo family. Orcosa is a subsidiary of Handelskwekerij van der Velden in Holland, which has over 75 years in the business of ornamental plants in Europe.“Our plans are to combine Orcosa’s capabilities with our existing.....

British Agapanthus spreading roots in Europe

Just five years ago, Fairweather's Nursery starting exporting their Agapanthus young plants, and since then, the exports have been increasing year after year. Currently, export already makes up 30 percent of their business, and this British company is eager to increase further in the coming years. In order.....

Floricultura Brasil officially opened

Two years ago, the construction of Floricultura Brasil took off, and last Friday, after Hortitec in Holambra, glasses were raised to the opening of this new greenhouse.It is the third location of Floricultura that is based outside the Netherlands, next to Floricultura Spacific in Salinas, USA and Futura.....

Hishtil introduces "RootOStix"

No more liner production thanks to rooted strip

The "RootOStix" stands for a rooted strip. It is based on Vissers' existing AutoStix system which has been launched recently, except for the fact that the cuttings have already been rooted. During Cultivate'18, that will be held from July 14-17 in Columbus (OH), USA, this product will be on display at.....

Selling 5 million Ugandan Fairtrade poinsettias

In the Fairtrade Cents pilot project launched last year, Wagagai (a nursery for young plants in Uganda), import partner Selecta One and Fairtrade International want workers on the farm to earn a 'fair' wage. For each sold Fairtrade poinsettia, a few cents go into a separate bonus fund, which supplements the.....

NL: De Zonnebloem celebrates 70 years

Seventy years ago, de Zonnebloem (the Sunflower) nursery was officially registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Alkmaar. Fifty years ago, the Oostveen family took over, when Wijnand and Julia Oostveen bought the florist/nursery in the North Holland town of Nieuwe Niedorp from the Takken family. The.....

Selecta One expands Dahlia assortment by complete Dalina series

With the publication of the new bedding and balcony plants catalogue 2018/2019, breeder of young plants Selecta One expands its existing Dahlia assortment by the complete Dalina series with 42 varicoloured Dahlia varieties in different growth sizes.This makes Selecta One the only breeding company in Europe.....

Ellepot partners with Pindstrup in Russia

Ellepot has presented Pindstrup as their new strategic partner for the Russian horticultural market. Combined, the two Danish companies intend to create the ‘winning formula for the future’ for customers within the Russian greenhouse propagation sector. For the past few years, the demand for sustainable and.....

US: Fall mum propagation reminders

Though its mid-May, it’s not too early to start thinking about fall and mum propagation. If you have not received unrooted mum cuttings yet, but plan to do so, these cultural and environmental propagation reminders will help you prepare to get your cuttings off to a good start.CulturalPrior to unrooted.....