Friday, November 15, 2019

Impression of Eurasia Plant Fair / Flower Show 2019

Turkish growers set sight on export

Turkish cut flower and ornamental plant growers have set their export target at 125 million USD for the year 2019, and the prominent growers will all meet and demonstrate their products at the Eurasia Plant Fair / Flower Show 2019. The Flower Show / Eurasia Plant Fair opened its doors at the Tüyap Fair Convention…

Van der Waay introduces AquaJet

"A ladder alone is no longer sufficient"

Marcel Koolmees and Joost van der Waay In a relatively short period of time, Van der Waay from Hazerswoude, the Netherlands, progressed from contractor to market leader in the building of greenhouse roof cleaners and chalk machines. In the last 10 years, attention for the greenhouse roof has increased. And there are many reasons for this. Because the greenhouses have be…

Data-driven decisions guide growth for Australian nursery

To effectively plan for the future, you need to understand the present and the levy-funded project Nursery Industry Statistics (NY17008), is helping the Living Colour Nursery in South Australia do just that. Living Colour Nursery was the first nursery in South Australia to specialise in potted annuals…

José Carretero joins 'internationalizing' Stolze

Internationalization is currently taking place within the Stolze Group, where focusing on a number of markets may be optimized further. This will be achieved by, among other things, a strengthening of the sales department. José Carretero is one of them: "I am honored to be able to join this team and to…

Open days from November 22-23 in Sabaudia

Italy: Lazzeri opens doors of their 10ha nursery

From November 22-23, Italian breeder and young plant supplier Lazzeri will open its doors of its 10ha greenhouse in Sabaudia (LT), Italy. During the open days, they will present their complete series of poinsettias including future varieties, a new series of interspecific pelargonium and a new series of…

AIPH and Union Fleurs publish Statistics Yearbook

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), in association with Union Fleurs – the International Flower Trade Association, has published ‘International Statistics - Flowers and Plants 2019’. The 67th version of this annual publication contains current available data on the global…

help needed finding milling machine and tractor

Dutch chrysanthemum grower robbed of special tailor-made milling machine

From the 17th of August, the Dutch chrysanthemum grower River Flowers from Gelderland has had to work without its special tailor-made milling machine. That evening, after forcing the entrance door of the nursery, two unwanted visitors took the milling machine together with a small red tractor.Photo:…

Prada prints advertisements on flower wraps

The Prada 2020 Resort campaign debuts not only on the pages of magazines but as something to be experienced, the fashion company announced. Tactile paper images wrap fragrant bouquets at florists in key cities around the globe – London, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Tokyo. "The Prada Resort 2020…

Packaging more »

Plastic fantastic?

Sustainable packaging is a hot topic in horticulture right now. That was shown on Tuesday 29 October by the interest in the packaging event at World Horti Center.  WHC organised a trade fair and seminar in collaboration with participants. The whole day focused on the theme of ‘Plastic Fantastic? Working with sustainable packaging’.…

Novelties more »

Genesis Plant Marketing expands portfolio

2019 has seen significant developments in the Genesis Plant Marketing portfolio with many new product releases planned for 2020 and beyond. Diverse range of breedersCommercial Director Nigel Judd said, ‘Working with a wide range of independent breeders and professional nurserymen as well as keen amateurs…

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Why every small business needs a website

A website not only helps small businesses promote and sell their products and services, but it also allows them to distinguish themselves from their competitors, especially for customers who rely heavily on the Internet to learn everything about a company. This makes a website one of the most important…

Netherlands launches new logo with stylised orange tulip

From now on the Netherlands and the Kingdom of the Netherlands can be recognised internationally by a new logo. The logo is characterised by two symbols: NL and a stylised…

Prada prints advertisements on flower wraps

The Prada 2020 Resort campaign debuts not only on the pages of magazines but as something to be experienced, the fashion company announced. Tactile paper images wrap fragrant bouquets at florists in key cities around the globe – London, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Tokyo. "The Prada Resort 2020…

Machines more »

Long and heavy heating pipes require a ‘sturdy truck’

There is a growing demand for the exportation of heating pipes, as the people at Spraying company R. van der Horst noticed. To make all of that possible the pipes need to be loaded into containers. “That last part is something we do weekly now. And we want to do it in a safe way so we purchased a heavier…

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AIPH and Union Fleurs publish Statistics Yearbook

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), in association with Union Fleurs – the International Flower Trade Association, has published ‘International Statistics - Flowers and Plants 2019’. The 67th version of this annual publication contains current available data on the global…

Australian government publishes approved sources of Phalaenopsis nursery stock from Taiwan

Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock can be imported into Australia either as nursery stock other than tissue cultures, or as tissue cultures. Phalaenopsis spp. nursery stock other than tissue cultures can be imported from a ‘non-approved source’ or from a high health ‘approved source’. Phalaenopsis spp.…

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Colasanti's Tropical Gardens

How to entertain the garden centre consumer

Colasanti's Tropical Gardens is a monument in the Leamington region. The company has been around for decades and is well-known for being a garden centre and an entertainment centre, making it a tourist destination for families in southwestern Ontario. During the Canadian Greenhouse Conference Bus Tour,…

Floristery more »

Five featured florists for NZ Flowers Week

New Zealand Flowers Week returns this year from 11-17 November. The theme for this year’s event, The Power Of Flowers, will transcend throughout the week and be celebrated by five freshly picked floristry experts, who have been charged with creating a bespoke floral installation reflective of the event’s…

Events more »

Open days from November 22-23 in Sabaudia

Italy: Lazzeri opens doors of their 10ha nursery

From November 22-23, Italian breeder and young plant supplier Lazzeri will open its doors of its 10ha greenhouse in Sabaudia (LT), Italy. During the open days, they will present their complete series of poinsettias including future varieties, a new series of interspecific pelargonium and a new series of…

Photo Report: FloraHolland Trade Fair (FHTF)

Last week, roughly 400 potted plant growers, 200 cut flower growers and 150 suppliers (breeders, packaging companies and a single trading company) brought together 'the world's largest selection of plants and flowers' in the halls of Royal FloraHolland Aalsmeer. A little further on, in Vijfhuizen,…

Photo Report: IFTF 2019

Last Friday the Expo Haarlemmermeer closed its doors in Vijfhuizen for the tenth edition of the international floriculture trade exhibition (IFTF). The trade fair had an excellent start on Wednesday and was again characterized by its very international character. There was an optimistic atmosphere and the organization is also…

Impression of Eurasia Plant Fair / Flower Show 2019

Turkish growers set sight on export

Turkish cut flower and ornamental plant growers have set their export target at 125 million USD for the year 2019, and the prominent growers will all meet and demonstrate their products at the Eurasia Plant Fair / Flower Show 2019. The Flower Show / Eurasia Plant Fair opened its doors at the Tüyap Fair Convention…

Ex-managers of DLV Greenhouse Horticulture back in the greenhouse together

Recently, tens of ex-managers of DLV Greenhouse Horticulture visited the Delphy greenhouses. They were given a tour by Jacco van der Wekken and Arlet Dechering. But why exactly did the ex-managers visit Delphy? From the former DLV, DLV Plant and DLVge were formed back in 2005, after which DLV Plant and…

December 6-7, Gainesville

UF Environmental Horticulture Club to host 23rd annual poinsettia sale

While Floridians aren’t likely to see snow during the holidays, they can still enjoy the winter season with poinsettias grown by the University of Florida’s Environmental Horticulture Club. The club will host its 23rd annual poinsettia sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 7. The sale will be held at…

Myanmar: Flower Forum to be held in Pyin Oo Lwin

On 4 December 2019, a first Flower Forum event will be held in one of the mountainous flower production cities in Shan-State, Myanmar called ‘Pyin Oo Lwin’, also named the ‘Flower Garden of Myanmar’. Last year, the ‘Myanmar Flower Sector Quick Scan Report’ was launched and discussed already with the Dutch flower…

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help needed finding milling machine and tractor

Dutch chrysanthemum grower robbed of special tailor-made milling machine

From the 17th of August, the Dutch chrysanthemum grower River Flowers from Gelderland has had to work without its special tailor-made milling machine. That evening, after forcing the entrance door of the nursery, two unwanted visitors took the milling machine together with a small red tractor.Photo:…

José Carretero joins 'internationalizing' Stolze

Internationalization is currently taking place within the Stolze Group, where focusing on a number of markets may be optimized further. This will be achieved by, among other things, a strengthening of the sales department. José Carretero is one of them: "I am honored to be able to join this team and to…

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@plantagogo

Vicky & Richard Fox

We've been busy in the nursery re-potting some new show plants for next year. Lot's of plants still available that are great for containers to brighten up this dreary weather! Browse our website as we are still shipping plants 5th December. pic.twitter.com/6FHNXUAzFK — Vicky & Richard Fox (@plantagogo) November 15, 2019

Logistics more »

Mark Loos, IP Handlers

Netherlands: Brand new 6,000 m2 cooling rooms put into service

With the now 16,000 m2 of acclimatized cooling rooms, IPHandlers is truly one of the largest players in the handling of flowers, plants and other fresh products in international air freight traffic. An important part of the trade that passes through the halls of this ‘Amsterdam Perishable Center’ is…

Funny

This is some inventive gate

Trade Shows more »

Brunei to hold first international flower show

Brunei's International Flower Show (BIFS) 2019, scheduled on Oct. 23-27, is drawing exhibitors from China, Thailand and Vietnam as well as from local companies, a senior Brunei official said on Saturday. It will feature flower exhibitions, creative landscaping, workshops, activities and competitions.…


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