From the beginning of a visit to Bella Flowers in Rwamagana district, Eastern province of Rwanda, you understand that science applies when you want to grow flowers that will make a soul happy.
Spraying, irrigation, and other technics in this controlled farming environment, everything is done on a strictly calculated dosage right from grafting, then nursery and hardening.
Those technics constitute initial activities of preparing 16 varieties of roses that spend nearly a decade producing stems that make happy a family member, a friend, a fiancée, or a mother/father, son or daughter of someone from Kigali, Amsterdam, London, the Far East and way beyond. The plants start initial growth in small containers of coco peat, a media that is largely used in the nursery due to its permeability which allows seamless absorption of water and development of roots more than soil.
“At the beginning, the amount of water in irrigation is in a form of fog. The sunshine, moisture, pesticide and more, everything is calculated in accordance with scientific standards and results we envisage in a long run,” Jean Claude Rwema, Production Manager at Bella Flowers said.
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