Special Greenhouse Construction

Dümmen Orange's future Breeding Technology Centre reaches highest top

Dümmen Orange reached the highest point of their future Breeding Technology Centre in De Lier, Holland. Together with all the builders, representatives of the construction firms and colleagues, they celebrated this ‘topping out ceremony’ over a nice lunch. After lunch, they continued working on the next…

Agra Tech plays growing role in SFPUC Native Plant Project

"What we're doing here is more like a laboratory than a farm"

On a parcel of land near the Sunol Water Temple in the East Bay, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is nurturing native plant seedlings. It's a huge project, but by hiring some of the finest people in the industry and using best plant management practices, the Sunol Native Plant…

UK: Three new glasshouse projects for RHS Garden Wisley

Bridge Greenhouses have recently completed three new glasshouse projects for the Royal Horticultural Society as part of the widescale development plan at RHS Garden Wisley. The first glasshouse is a bespoke portal framed widespan structure that helps shape the grand entrance of the new plant centre. The glasshouse…

Building a knowledge and innovation center in Erbil, Iraq

World Horti Center goes to Kurdistan

In addition to a World Horti Center in Naaldwijk and four in China, Kurdistan will now also get a World Horti Center. In Erbil, a new knowledge and innovation center will be built by the Kurdish project developer RedYar. A declaration of intent was recently signed. The project developer has started the…

Bosman Van Zaal acquires EN 1090 certification

Even better welding for increasingly complex greenhouse constructions, cultivation and transport systems

Greenhouse horticultural technology from Dutch soil is held in high regard all around the world. To keep meeting those expectations, it is necessary to keep on investing in better systems and materials. However, they have often to be welded together if it concerns greenhouse constructions and cultivation…

India: Indigenous techniques to grow orchids in Telangana

Inside one of the poly houses at the Centre of Excellence (CoE), Jeedimetla, an experiment has been on for the last two years. The poly house has rows of raised platforms on which are 10,000 plants each of Sonia White and Sonia Red varieties of Dendrobium orchids. Beneath these platforms are micro…

Afghanistan: Construction of two greenhouses begins in Balkh’s Naher Shahi

The foundation stone of two greenhouses was laid in the Naher Shahi district of the Balkh province (Afghanistan). Mohammad Salem Sahe, provincial agriculture director, said that the construction of the greenhouses, costing over one million AFN [12,000 USD], will be completed and utilized in one month.…

The benefits of greenhouse roll-up sides

Plant care is a constant cycle of monitoring and reacting. Overly dry soil? Adjust watering levels. Signs of scorching? Reduce the amount of direct sunlight. Excessive heat and humidity? Find a way to ventilate the greenhouse. For many growers and garden centers, accomplishing the latter is a process…

After years, Henry van der Lans again glazed at Olivier in France

“We slept in the same hotel as in 1980”

Henry van der Lans was 20 when he traveled to France to glaze greenhouses for the first time. Last month he was back. At Kubo's invitation, he glazed the new 25,000m2 Olivier greenhouse. A trip that reminded him of the good old days. Olivier's greenhouses, with the newly built one on the left. “I…

US (MI): Holland's new city greenhouse to be built by December

The Holland City Council approved a $559,756 bid to construct a 10,500-square-foot grow house. The bid from CL Construction includes a 5 percent contingency, and additional…

Turkey: Edremit municipality will grow ornamental plants and flowers in 75-hectare area

Ornamental plants and flowers will be grown in an organized agricultural production zone established in Edremit town of Balikesir in a growing area of 75 hectares. 1,500 people will be working in the project and the estimated annual contribution from the project to the local economy will be around 20…

New flower growing greenhouse to appear next to Moscow

Next to Stupino (Moscow region), there will appear a flower growing greenhouse complex by the end of 2020, reported the press service of the Ministry of lodging policy of the…

Egyptian film manufacturer Al Quds introduces 5 layers technology

New technology manipulates light naturally for different crops

A particular plastic for a particular crop. That's the idea behind the 5 layers technology of Egyptian film manufacturer Al Quds. For several years, they are cooperating with the Lancaster University to manipulate the light naturally through the plastic for different crops. "Each and every crop is…

US (IN): New Mishawaka greenhouse to benefit students, community

Mishawaka will soon have a new greenhouse that students & the community will have access to. Students say the new greenhouse is a drastic improvement compared to the space they’ve used at Mishawaka High School over the past two years. The parks department leads the program that teaches students about…

NL: Greenhouse constructor receives HortiQ certificate

On Thursday 27 June, Havecon received the HortiQ mark of quality from AVAG chairman Harm Maters. Havecon has become the 17th company to achieve HortiQ certification, which demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to quality. “Quality is a top priority for us at Havecon. The certificate strengthens our…


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