Pot plants

Verdant Technologies brings fresh innovation to produce and floral life-extension

Verdant Technologies announces its commercial launch into the biotechnology industry, bringing innovative 1-MCP solutions to market designed to help the produce and floral…

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Houseplant popularity has bloomed during the pandemic

When the pandemic started, a lot of people didn’t want to shelter in place alone. So they bought plants. It’s not quite the same commitment as getting a roommate or adopting a pet, but it does require dedication. In a recent survey of 990 people who had purchased houseplants since March 2020, 12% were…

Mayer

Mike Rimland, Rimland's Nursery & Costa Farms:

"Our best potting machine ever. True craftsmanship"

Rimland‘s Nursery, headquartered in plant paradise Miami, Florida was started in 1988 by Mike Rimland. The nursery is specializing now only in Anthurium production. Mike Rimland is the owner of Rimland’s Nursery as well as the VP of Research and Development Indoor Plants & Global Ambassador at Costa…

PlantX

Geoponics partnership provides indoor plants throughout Canada

Vegaste has entered into a partnership with Geoponics to distribute fresh indoor plants throughout Canada using its e-commerce platform www.PlantX.com. The partnership allows PlantX, a one-stop shop for everything plant-based and the digital face of the plant-based community, to expand its category…

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"Plants can recognise their relatives, make decisions, and count"

According to researchers, plants can count, make decisions, recognise their relatives and even remember events. And while they may not have a brain, they can learn in a similar way to humans and animals, say scientists. Professor Umberto Castiello said: ‘Although the idea that plants may behave in a…

The HC Companies

"Automation friendly containers are critical in getting the job done"

Labor shortages continue to remain an issue in the horticulture industry, and automation-friendly containers are looked upon as the solution. Many greenhouses and nurseries are turning towards contract employees to fill the labor void. But while they provide the physical assistance required in the…

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Indoor plant with four leaves sells for $8,000 in New Zealand

An indoor plant with just four leaves has sold for more than NZ$8,000 (£4,000) in New Zealand, as the public’s passion for horticulture surges during the pandemic. Houseplants have become especially popular among millennials, experts say, many of whom are unable to nurture babies or pets due to financial…

NL: De Jong Plant B.V. acquires garden-hydrangeas' Royalty Collection brand

As of 2021, Dutch plant growers De Jong Plant B. V. and André van Zoest B.V. came to an agreement to transfer the production of the well known brand of garden-hydrangeas 'Royalty Collection'. The plant breeding and the novelties of RoCo Young Plant B. V. will also be added to the Royalty Collection…

Flower Circus translate Pantone themes into floral designs

An insight into some of the future floral trends

Dried flowers, single flower bunches and field bouquets are some the items that are expected to increase in popularity in the coming years according to designers Mark Frank and John Elstgeest of Flower Circus. During the PMA Webinar* Color and Design Essentials of last Wednesday, Laurie Pressman from the…

Javado introduces Sunsation Multiflower Flame in England

Evanthia and the Sunsation Sunflower growers are already ready for late summer, the Indian Summer. The long evenings, in which the sunlight gets a bit reddish and the shadows are longer, are typical characteristics of the Indian Summer. This red glow is also a special characteristic of the Sunsation…


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