Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Farmer-florists collectively building the industry in the United States

“With all of the flower emergencies throughout the pandemic, I hope that people remember that local flowers were there for them. It’s up to consumers to give florists the freedom to use local and seasonal flowers,” says Gretel Adams of Sunny Meadows Flower Farm. The Columbus-based flower farm is in its…

New construction for PanAmerican Seed Europe begins

PanAmerican Seed's new construction project has begun. On Monday, May 2nd, the first pile for this ambitious project went into the ground. In addition to greenhouses, a new office building will be built for the growing company, and new research facilities will be created. PanAmerican Seed specializes in the…

Anhtura completes solar panel project in North Macedonia

In March the solar panels in Anthura's North Macedonian facility went into operation, so they can now produce their own energy. They are pleased with this outcome, as it has taken some time to get to where they are now. Solar panels in work Not only in the Netherlands, Germany, and China, but also at…

China: Many cross-regional flower deliveries during "520"

Mr. Wang and his wife are both medical workers in Shanghai. During the pandemic, they threw themselves into different makeshift hospitals at the beginning. It has been nearly two months since they have seen each other, and occasionally they call each other during breaks to cheer each other on. With the…

Fusion Hydrangea from Perlanova wins product competition Garden and patio plants on the Floriade

On Thursday, 19 May, The Green House held the third award ceremony of Royal FloraHolland's product competitions. The product groups that were assessed by a jury this time are Freesia and garden and patio plants. In total, there were 77 entries. The first prize of the product group, Garden and patio…

€16.649 raised through auction and gifts by employees, customers, and partners

Donation to Prinses Máxima Center is the crown on the 160th anniversary celebrations

In 2022, Royal Van Zanten celebrates their 160th anniversary. The company added a royal touch to the festivities by donating to the Prinses Máxima Center for pediatric oncology. The sum was brought together by employees, customers, and partners attending the celebration. On the 20th of May CEO Maarten…

May 30-June 3

Celebrate women in horticulture week

Women are making great strides across many industries. On May 18, 2022, the U.S. Soccer Federation agreed to a historic agreement: equalized compensation for the first time in history. Over the last 20 years, female entrepreneurs have grown by 114 percent— specifically, 13 percent in the professional and…

Charles Oliver and Martina Oliver

Charles and Martha Oliver talking about the insights they’ve gleaned over 30 years in the business

Breeders create and innovate gorgeous and garden-worthy perennial plant

Plant breeders comprise the first, essential step in the Must Have Perennials supply chain. Breeders create and innovate gorgeous and garden-worthy perennial plant varieties that are eventually sold on store shelves around the world. One of the breeders we have had the opportunity to work with on some…


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