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TTA equipment for handling & selection of plants in 3D model at IPM Shanghai

Big Chinese project to propagate flowers and plants

It's not just greenhouse vegetable cultivation that's making serious headway in China, ornamental horticulture is also on the rise. The Chinese are getting more money in their pockets, which means consumers are increasingly willing to purchase a nice bunch of flowers or a pretty plant. In order to meet…

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Graff Breeding A/S ready to show the world the new series: Q-deville

What’s a hibiscus breeder doing in the competitive dipladenia market?

One of world's leading hibiscus breeders introduced their first own-bred dipladenia recently. The company in question is Danish breeder Graff Breeding A/S. After receiving many requests for dipladenias from their HibisQs growers, who do both, Graff Breeding A/S started breeding 8 years ago. After testing…

Jan van der Plas, Flora Olanda

Supplying plants to pimp Saint Peter's at Easter

Every year again, it’s a nice piece of promotion for the Dutch flowers: Saint Peter’s Easter decoration. Thousands of roses, tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are sent there, embellishing the celebrations watched by many millions worldwide. Most plants however are Italian grown, but even so a Dutch touch…

Experts about fossil-free cultivation in the future

This is what horticulture will look like in 2040

A horticulture without fossil fuels, it is easy to say. Still it is the ambition and we are beset on all sides with sustainability projects and innovation to make this possible. How the greenhouse horticulture is looking in 2040 was the theme of the yearly Energiek Event which Kas als Energiebron,…

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"Blueroots can strengthen our international competitive position"

"The collaboration with Blueroots offers the opportunity to strengthen both our national and international competitive position. The worldwide growth of floriculture takes place mainly in Asia and to a small extent in North America." Thus is quoted CEO of Royal FloraHolland Steven van Schilfgaarde,…

China: 900 Exhibitors from 31 Countries ready for Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai 2019 take-off

On Saturday, April 20, China's largest horticultural fair, Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai, will start in the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Until April 22, the trade public will find novelties and innovations from the Plants, Horticultural Technology, Floristry and Garden Features areas here. The…

Packaging more »

UK: Mail order nursery switches to environmentally-friendly packaging

Ahead of the new growing season, mail order nurseries are gearing up for spring with environmental and climate protection being more and more important for the end user. One of Macpac’s horticulture customers has chosen an option for in-transit plant protection combined with an environmental solution.…

Organic more »

UK: Is our love affair with begonias and marigolds costing the earth?

Easter weekend can be the busiest holiday for gardeners. From durable geraniums to bee-attracting cosmos, we love getting in our summer colour – 252 million pots and trays of them every year to be precise. It is also the weekend when the UK’s peat sales rocket. Despite 20 years of awareness-raising by…

Open field more »

More than a million people come to see Keukenhof’s 7 million bulbs.

One of the Netherlands’ most popular attractions also has the shortest shelf life. Keukenhof, a park about 45 minutes southwest of Amsterdam, opens its doors annually from late March to mid-May (this year, March 21 to May 19). During those eight weeks, more than a million visitors pour through the front…

Novelties more »

Graff Breeding A/S ready to show the world the new series: Q-deville

What’s a hibiscus breeder doing in the competitive dipladenia market?

One of world's leading hibiscus breeders introduced their first own-bred dipladenia recently. The company in question is Danish breeder Graff Breeding A/S. After receiving many requests for dipladenias from their HibisQs growers, who do both, Graff Breeding A/S started breeding 8 years ago. After testing…

Marketing more »

Gerbera: in the April Flower Agenda

The cheerful colours and fresh look make the gerbera a fabulous flower for April. Whether an arrangement requires soft pastels or bright primary colours, gerberas can provide it. With excellent quality, because the constant development of this popular cut flower has removed the need for wires. Gerberas…

Machines more »

Alcomij modernizes steel department with new machine

"Quickly producing large volumes of steel in today’s market is increasingly important"

The majority of Alcomij's steel structures are designed and produced on a project basis for various locations worldwide. In order to continue to meet the ever-increasing demand for high-quality (customized) substructure constructions, Alcomij has recently expanded its own steel department with the Adige…

Market information more »

"Blueroots can strengthen our international competitive position"

"The collaboration with Blueroots offers the opportunity to strengthen both our national and international competitive position. The worldwide growth of floriculture takes place mainly in Asia and to a small extent in North America." Thus is quoted CEO of Royal FloraHolland Steven van Schilfgaarde,…

Iberflora reaches a collaboration agreement with FICIV, the International Festival of Cinema of Valencia

From the 2nd to the 8th of October the 5th Edition of FICIV, the International Festival of Cinema of Valencia, will take place in Valencia. Because there is an overlap with the floriculture fair Iberflora, the two noticed a mutual interest in promoting the events. FICIV is a multilingual film festival…

TTA equipment for handling & selection of plants in 3D model at IPM Shanghai

Big Chinese project to propagate flowers and plants

It's not just greenhouse vegetable cultivation that's making serious headway in China, ornamental horticulture is also on the rise. The Chinese are getting more money in their pockets, which means consumers are increasingly willing to purchase a nice bunch of flowers or a pretty plant. In order to meet…

Garden center more »

UK: Garden centre run by Askham Grange prisoners

Tucked away in the North Yorkshire village of Askham Richard is The Grange garden centre. Run by Askham Grange prison, many of the women who work there are prisoners. The centre is said to play a key role in rehabilitation, helps inmates learn skills and earn qualifications which aim to help them avoid…

Floristery more »

RU: FlowersConf 2019 attended by over 400 florists

150 people (offline) and over 260 participants (online) from Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Byelorussia, Holland, the Czech Republic and Poland took part in “FlowersConf 2019”. Among them there were owners and managers of flower shops, floristic salons, experienced florists and beginners, flower…

Events more »

Experts about fossil-free cultivation in the future

This is what horticulture will look like in 2040

A horticulture without fossil fuels, it is easy to say. Still it is the ambition and we are beset on all sides with sustainability projects and innovation to make this possible. How the greenhouse horticulture is looking in 2040 was the theme of the yearly Energiek Event which Kas als Energiebron,…

China: 900 Exhibitors from 31 Countries ready for Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai 2019 take-off

On Saturday, April 20, China's largest horticultural fair, Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai, will start in the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Until April 22, the trade public will find novelties and innovations from the Plants, Horticultural Technology, Floristry and Garden Features areas here. The…

Jan van der Plas, Flora Olanda

Supplying plants to pimp Saint Peter's at Easter

Every year again, it’s a nice piece of promotion for the Dutch flowers: Saint Peter’s Easter decoration. Thousands of roses, tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are sent there, embellishing the celebrations watched by many millions worldwide. Most plants however are Italian grown, but even so a Dutch touch…

Company news more »

John van der Maden new Team Manager at Veiling Rhein-Maas Import department

At Veiling Rhein-Maas, the Import department ensures that flowers and plants arriving from countries such as Israel, Ethiopia, Kenya, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Italy and other countries can be auctioned successfully. The Import department's work includes e.g. unpacking and preparing products, an initial…

Codema appoints a new European sales operations manager

Codema announced the appointment of Marie-Claire Reuver to the position of European Sales Operations Manager, based in Bergschenhoek. In this role she will give functional…

Next newsletter on Tuesday April 23rd

Happy Easter!

Dear readers, on behalf of the FloralDaily team, we wish you a Happy Easter! On Easter Monday, no newsletter will be sent. We will be back on Tuesday April 23rd with our daily newsletters!

Happy Holidays,

The team of FloralDaily.com

Students to prosper from the sales of Begonia ‘Sweet Spice Bounty’

Plant breeder, Kerley & Co and wholesale distributor, Ball Colegrave, are working together to bring plant sales donations to the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) to support students studying horticulture in the UK. Kerley & Co, will donate 50% of the proceeds from the royalties collected from…

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Logistics more »

Online seafreight service solution offers 'guaranteed lead time in container shipping'

With the newly launched full container shipment solution KN Pledge, Kuehne + Nagel is the first logistics service provider to offer an online solution for Full Container Load (FCL) shipments with guaranteed lead time, 100% money back guarantee, extended cargo liability, instant pricing, and carbon…

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