Friday, February 22, 2019

Blueroots and Floriday merge

Royal FloraHolland is taking a 50% interest in Blueroots, by which a joint venture will be launched. This joint venture is seen as a joint investment in enhancing the international competitive position of the Dutch floriculture industry. Participating trading companies will be directly connected via Blueroots to the digital ecosystem of Royal…

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BloomyPro enters US market

"Getting new varieties to the end user instantaneously"

Imagine you're a South American breeder that developed a new variety that would look wonderful in a beautiful flower bouquet. However, before designers in the US have the chance to get to know your novelty product, a lot of time can pass. Traders tend to select varieties that have already proven their…

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Final day Myplant & Garden 2019

Today is the final day of Myplant & Garden. When strolling down the exhibition floor and talking to exhibitors one gets a good insight into the demands, developments and trends in the Italian market. Below some of the highlights. Wedding arrangements being made.  Weddings At the exhibition, weddings is a much highlighted theme, with wedding flower arrangements and…

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Sneak peek California Spring Trials 2019

What to expect at the California Spring Trials 2019? At this week-long event held at various locations throughout California from March 23-27, breeders, growers and suppliers will showcase their newest varieties and products. In the coming weeks FloralDaily.com will highlight one product from each…

Bram Tijmons, PATS

Drones knock out insects fully automatic

A novel and a futuristic way to combat moths and other insects is by the use of drones. Start-up PATS developed these mini-drones. Bram Tijmons: "The demand for organic products is increasing, while the regulations for using insecticides are becoming more strict. This requires a sustainable way of…

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New greenhouse complex for tulip and greenery growing opened in Smolensk

The investments amounted to 673,500 Euro. The project is planned to be completed in 2022. The entrepreneur, Mr. Vadim Rogachev has long been engaged in wholesale deliveries of flowers from the Netherlands but last year took a decision to engage in growing them himself. The delivery volume is about 80…

Quickstep in a tray

"New product form will ensure plant quality is maintained during long-distance transport"

In the 2019 season, Syngenta's rooted cuttings of Pelargonium and Poinsettia from Africa will be packed and shipped in improved packaging. The new product form, Quickstep in a tray, will ensure plant quality is maintained during long-distance transport. It will also give growers more flexibility. With the current Quickstep packaging, cuttings require immediate…

NL : Maintening Screen Installation at Gerbera Grower Schouten Opti-Fleurs

Like your favorite pair of shoes need a new sole once in a while, the material in a greenhouse needs the occasional maintenance to keep work running smoothly. More operational security Dutch Gerbera grower Schouten Opti-Fleurs started the renovation of the screen installation last week. Luiten Greenhouses is replacing the atlas wires,…

What are DLC listed LED Grow Lights? And why does it matter?

Design Lights Consortium to include horticultural lights

The Design Lights Consortium (DLC) has started a horticultural lighting program and the first LED lights for indoor growing have been approved. Thrive Agritech, supplier of LED lighting for greenhouses and indoor farms, encourages this. "Buying DLC listed products provides peace-of-mind that the lights…

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Quickstep in a tray

"New product form will ensure plant quality is maintained during long-distance transport"

In the 2019 season, Syngenta's rooted cuttings of Pelargonium and Poinsettia from Africa will be packed and shipped in improved packaging. The new product form, Quickstep in a tray, will ensure plant quality is maintained during long-distance transport. It will also give growers more flexibility. With the current Quickstep packaging, cuttings require immediate…

Organic more »

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How to grow flowers organically

Organic flowers are used in different ways. Every day, you will find people exchanging flowers. We can all admit that it feels good to receive some flowers from our loved ones. Organic flowers are grown without using any chemicals or pesticides. The main aim of growing them organically is to conserve the environment. When…

Novelties more »

Part 1

Sneak peek California Spring Trials 2019

What to expect at the California Spring Trials 2019? At this week-long event held at various locations throughout California from March 23-27, breeders, growers and suppliers will showcase their newest varieties and products. In the coming weeks FloralDaily.com will highlight one product from each…

Marketing more »

BloomyPro enters US market

"Getting new varieties to the end user instantaneously"

Imagine you're a South American breeder that developed a new variety that would look wonderful in a beautiful flower bouquet. However, before designers in the US have the chance to get to know your novelty product, a lot of time can pass. Traders tend to select varieties that have already proven their…

Machines more »

"New potting machine is start of new generation of machines"

A new generation of machines. That’s how Alessandro Mazzacano proudly describes the new IA3500, that was launched by Urbinati recently. The Italian manufacturer of nursery equipment created a completely electromechanical potting machine. “The machine can be adjusted for local circumstances. This way the…

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Kenya: Flower firm hits out at State over VAT refunds, fertiliser shortage

According to Primarosa Flowers Limited managing director Bobby Kamani, delay in VAT refunds will impact earnings of sector players while lack of fertiliser could lead to reduced yields of the top foreign exchange earner. Mr Kamani called for intervention from the government, warning that if the situation persists consumers…

Garden center more »

US (PA): Peek inside spring prep at the garden center

Six-packs of pansies will soon be front and center at local garden stores, waiting to become the centerpiece of an early spring container or the colorful edge of a garden bed. To get those flowers ready in time for early planting, workers at Esbenshade’s Garden Centers put the seeds in soil just before Christmas. The…

Floristery more »

Alexandra Farms

Second annual Garden Rose Design Contest now open

Alexandra Farms announces their second annual Garden Rose Design Contest. Floral designers from around the world are invited to share their best work in two categories: Everyday Design and Wedding Bouquet. There will be four winners chosen in each category. The first place winners will be invited to visit the fragrant,…

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Final day Myplant & Garden 2019

Today is the final day of Myplant & Garden. When strolling down the exhibition floor and talking to exhibitors one gets a good insight into the demands, developments and trends in the Italian market. Below some of the highlights. Wedding arrangements being made.  Weddings At the exhibition, weddings is a much highlighted theme, with wedding flower arrangements and…

Company news more »

What are DLC listed LED Grow Lights? And why does it matter?

Design Lights Consortium to include horticultural lights

The Design Lights Consortium (DLC) has started a horticultural lighting program and the first LED lights for indoor growing have been approved. Thrive Agritech, supplier of LED lighting for greenhouses and indoor farms, encourages this. "Buying DLC listed products provides peace-of-mind that the lights…

Commercial Director Coert Rasenberg is leaving Royal Brinkman

After eight years of employment, Coert Rasenberg is going to stop as Commercial Director of Royal Brinkman on April 1st, 2019. After a successful and intensive period,…

New substrate for the cultivation of blueberries in containers to be launched

Blueberry growers are more and more switching from full soil cultivation to container growing, an evolution we have previously seen in other red fruits such as strawberries,…

Blueroots and Floriday merge

Royal FloraHolland is taking a 50% interest in Blueroots, by which a joint venture will be launched. This joint venture is seen as a joint investment in enhancing the international competitive position of the Dutch floriculture industry. Participating trading companies will be directly connected via Blueroots to the digital ecosystem of Royal…

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Tunnels looking fantastic! A little bit of sunshine moving things along nicely 🌱☀️ pic.twitter.com/D9qtMJXayr — Hortus Loci (@HortusLoci) February 21, 2019

Logistics more »

Significantly less freight going through Schiphol compared to 2018

The number of freight movements at the Dutch national airport dropped by 17.3% in January compared to January 2018. Again more cargo was shipped in the holds of passenger flights (+ 6.2%), resulting in a 9.1% total decrease of freight volume. The decrease is mainly in imports from North America and…

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