Special Greenhouse Construction

Ko Kolk Hortensia builds new 3ha greenhouse

NL: New greenhouse brings cut hydrangea cultivation to the next level

The site is taking shape nicely. In Amstelveen, the Netherlands, a new 3ha greenhouse is being built for Ko Kolk Hortensia. It will be used to grow and propagate cut hydrangeas. The new greenhouse will comply to all modders requirements, because, according Bartjan Kolk, only top quality is good enough. The…

A Venlo roof and a cabrio roof in one greenhouse

Construction workers from Saarlucon, daughter company of the Luiten Group are working on a project near Berlin, called Voigt. It's going to be a garden center, on which they started immediately after finishing project Sporkmann.  In less than a week, the construction crew put up the steel construction and had the…

Plant responses to UV blocking greenhouse covers

Pure polyethylene (PE) is enriched with several additives to make it a smart application material in protected cultivation, as a cover material for either greenhouses or…

How to regulate temperatures in greenhouse or indoor farm RF Agriculture

Keeping cool in summer

One of the best aspects of the summer months is the increased temperatures and plenty of sunshine. After the cold winter months and damp spring, summer is a welcoming sight for many. However, in a…

More than half of the glass in place at JEM Farms

At JEM Farms glazing started only two weeks after the start of construction. Now, more than half of it is already in place. The company is located in Ruthven, Ontario and it's going to grow tomatoes.  Next up, the ventilation window frames will be glazed. It's a 7.3 hectare project. The gutter length will be 285.62 meter.…

The most Instagrammable greenhouses around the world

Greenhouses can be very photogenic, we all know that. Some are particularly popular with photographers, due to their unusual architecture, the setting, the history or a combination of those factors. Uswitch went through Instagram to figure out just what greenhouses are crowd favorites, resulting in the…

Solar Light Greenhouse provides students with great learning experience

The Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) recently added a Solar Light greenhouse manufactured by Agra Tech (ATI) in Pittsburg, CA and it is already an integral part of its ag program at Calaveras High School in San Andreas, CA. With multiple uses and more to be developed over time, the CUSD should be…

Lot One

"Our rooftop greenhouse is our restaurants' story"

When residents Jaime Miles and Josh Timon opened their first restaurant, the plan was to source their produce as locally as possible, right from the rooftop. On restaurant Lot One's opening day, July 9, 2019, the restaurant's so-called “Roof to Table” operation, growing produce for the restaurant in a…

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Russian government expands loan payment terms for greenhouse construction

The government of the Russian Federation have expanded the terms of paying back loans with government support provided for greenhouse construction. The corresponding decree has been posted on the site of the Cabinet of Ministers. “The growers who have taken a loan with government support for the…

Torrington, CT

Ground broken on new hydroponic facility to serve marginalized communities

June 30, 2020 was an exciting day for local Connecticut organization, New Opportunities. After years of planning, ground was broken on a new hydroponic farm project called "CT Food4Thought" that is going to bring fresh, nutritious, pesticide free food to local food banks, shelters, soup kitchens, and…

Smiemans

Irish garden centre almost completely renovated

In September the expansion of the garden centre The Pavilion will open its doors. Owner of the Pavilion in Cork Charlie O’Leary said: “Despite the circumstances around COVID-19, Smiemans managed to realise this major expansion on time and to the high quality specification that was expected.” On the site of…

Russia: Agrokultura group begins fifth construction stage in Kashira

Agrokultura have begun the fifth construction stage of the greenhouse complex in Kashira, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow region reported. “Since 2015 the company have completed four stages of the greenhouse construction with the overall acreage of 79.8 ha. Now the…

Victorian Conservatory completed as part of £3m regeneration of Hull's Pearson Park

These pictures show the stunning finished build of the new Victorian conservatory which is a focal point of a £3m regeneration of Hull's Pearson Park. The conservatory has been constructed by our glasshouse specialists at CambridgeHOK and has now been handed over to site contractors William Birch & Sons,…

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China: A new Orchid greenhouse being built in Gansu Province

On June 29th, 2020, a new butterfly orchid growing greenhouse project has enter into the structure installation phase in Demonstration Park for integrated Industrial Development of Gansu Province, China. The total area of flower demonstration greenhouse is 3 hectares and will use cutting-edge intelligent…

Inagro

New rooftop research greenhouse in Belgium

The building of Dakserre Agrotopia (Rooftop Greenhouse Agrotopia), recently started. This project originated from Inagro's need to renew the current research greenhouse. Since space is limited in Belgium, the company made the choice to build this new greenhouse atop the REO auction building in Roeselare.…

Hortinergy

Calculating optimal equipment and settings, before the greenhouse is built

“Our software calculates the best configuration of a closed greenhouse for any crop all over the world,” says Vincent Stauffer, director of Hortinergy, a French technology company. It’s mostly used before the construction of a closed greenhouse to select and size the equipment. It helps to make sure that…

Greenhouse builder provides employees with reusable water bottles

CambridgeHOK has taken a significant step towards cutting the use of single use plastics across the business by buying every employee a reusable insulated water bottle as part of a wider environmental plan for 2020. The move has been spearheaded by the firm’s Business Development Manager for Energy,…

Special Greenhouse Construction

In the coming weeks, greenhouse construction takes center stage in the special of FloralDaily, HortiDaily and our Dutch newsletters GroetenNieuws and BPnieuws. For one month, we will pay more attention to everything that is being built in this sector. Besides new projects, we will also highlight technical innovations. What…


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