Seedlings greenhouse built in Peru

"There are no geographical barriers we can't face"

MSC Invernaderos continues with the development of projects in Latin America with their last seedbed facility at 4,000m. This project is made up of 1 multi-span greenhouse designed for the production of seedlings in the Quellaveco region of Peru. The Spanish company is a manufacturer of greenhouses with…

Eef Zwinkels helps growers with DryGair installation

"It gives growers a steering wheel, guarantees an even and active climate and achieves energy savings"

Research by Delphy* has shown that effective dehumidification in combination with good air movement can largely prevent botrytis in the cannabis crop. This is of course music to the ears of Eef Zwinkels of Royal Brinkman, who is able to realize exactly this with "his" DryGair at the grower. "I have done…

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New greenhouse in Wilkinsburg will train urban farmers

Gardening education non-profit Grow Pittsburgh opened a new community greenhouse in Wilkinsburg this week. All of the farm’s electricity will come from solar panels atop the 2,800-square-foot Garden Dreams Urban Farm & Nursery, which sits along Holland Avenue. Greenhouse manager Hanna Mosca said the…

Remarkable campagin for "strongest greenhouse in the world"

Do you know the strongest man in the world? Well, us neither, but we do know the greenhouse that claims to be one of the strongest greenhouses in the world. And how do you prove that? Well, by sitting on it, of course. Not alone, but with a dozen of colleagues. This Planta greenhouse has been designed to…

NL: New greenhouse of Ammerlaan Orchids takes shape

In Pijnacker, the Netherlands, Havecon is working on the expansion of a Havecon customer from the first moment, Ammerlaan Orchids. The family business, which started in 1977, will have access to a completely new greenhouse of 8000 m2 for scaling up the cultivation of their Cymbidiums and pot Orchids..  The foundation and…

Dave Van Belle, Van Belle Nursery:

CAN: “Adding another 65 hoop houses was the quickest and most cost-efficient way to meet demand”

“We finished our last expansion in January, which were all greenhouses with Dutch technology, and now we have added another 65 hoop houses in April,” explains Dave Van Belle, owner of Van Belle Nursery, a Canadian wholesale plant nursery that ships across North America. “With the demand for plants going…

greenhouse modelling programme SIOM:

"The system tells us straight away whether additional installations are needed"

For years, it was mainly either 'standard' glass Venlo greenhouses or 'standard' foil greenhouses that were erected for growers at the most diverse locations internationally. In the meantime, the greenhouse has become a tailor-made suit and you increasingly come across specifically designed greenhouses,…

Havecon adds 1.3ha for Hendrik’s Greenhouses

CAN (ON): “We are collaborating again to expand by 1.3ha to meet increasing demand”

Dutch greenhouse construction company Havecon will be building a 1.3ha project for Hendrik’s Greenhouses in Canada to meet their ever increasing market demands. This addition will also give them the space to streamline production and maximize overall efficiencies.  Andrew Jr and Rick Hendriks with Members…

Gazette Herald

UK: Appeal to restore 18th century glasshouse

Helmsley Walled Garden has launched an appeal to raise £25,000 towards the renovation of one of its historic glasshouses. The Orchid House is one of the original glasshouses which would have been part of the working garden at its inception in 1759 and would have housed a range of exotic plants and…

US: Turnkey greenhouse acquisition opportunity

Colliers International has been engaged as the real estate broker and BMO Capital Markets as a business consultant and financial advisor to assist in arranging the sale of two glass greenhouses, ancillary warehouse/office and processing facilities, and a freestanding motel located in O’Neill, Nebraska.…

"We're fully stocked for the North American market"

“Excalibur Plastics has been in business for over 20 years and experiencing exponential growth in the past ten years,” says David Boutros, chief executive officer of Excalibur Plastics in Leamington, Ontario. Excalibur Plastics recently constructed its new 53,000 square feet production facility from its original…

132,210 square meters

Zhejiang University opens 11 research greenhouses

A research greenhouse has been completed in Zhejiang University’s Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Experimental Center, China. This research greenhouse designed and built by Kingpeng has a total area of ​​132,210 square meters, including an artificial climate room, teaching display…

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Austria: 19th century glasshouse in Graz finds new life

The renovation of the old greenhouse in the Botanical Garden of the University of Graz has been completed on 5 July 2021. The building is more than 130 years old and is the only surviving example of university glasshouse architecture from the late 19th century. The Botanical Garden was erected in 1889 by…

Eli Hartman / Odessa American

Ukraine: Horticultural staff helps city blossom

It’s 9:30 a.m. on a recent workday and the City of Odessa’s horticultural division staff are already dripping in sweat and up to their elbows in dirt. The three-member staff, which includes horticulturist Jerri Pond and assistants Patricia Springer and Saul Trujillo, are responsible for the raising,…

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July 15

HELP Foundation planning groundbreaking ceremony for new greenhouse

The HELP Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is planning to break ground on the site of their new greenhouse facility in Euclid. The foundation officially began in the 1960s and has grown to have multiple facilities in…

Two-story Plant Research building offers high-tech space

New greenhouse facility prepares for opening

UC Riverside’s new Plant Research 1 is already starting to stand out on campus, with its gleaming glass frame and the scenic Box Springs Mountains in the background. The…

"This purchase recognizes our commitment to the greenhouse industry"

BFG Supply acquires DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing

BFG Supply, a technology-enabled distributor to the green industry, has acquired DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing, a manufacturer of greenhouse structures and related components.  Headquartered in Burton, OH, BFG was founded in 1972 and has been serving the green industry for five decades. BFG distributes…

Bas Duijvestijn, Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects:

‘Technology can mean a lot for the Gulf region’

It will come as no surprise that growing vegetables in the Gulf region is no simple task and takes different demands from growing them in Northwestern Europe. A hot and sometimes humid climate along with severe water shortages make growing crops here a major challenge. In recent years, Van der Hoeven…

Evaluation of the microclimate in a traditional Colombian greenhouse used for cut flower production

Cut flower production in the Bogotá savanna is one of Colombia’s main export products. Flower production is mainly carried out in greenhouses, as this type of production system has substantial advantages over crops grown in open fields. Protected agriculture provides timely climate management that…

Wageningen University & Research

NL: Interactive tool designs greenhouse based on climate conditions

Most of the greenhouses in the Netherlands are so-called Venlo greenhouses. This construction is strong, allows a lot of light to pass through, is relatively inexpensive. The Venlo greenhouse is ideal for the Dutch climate conditions. But which design fits in another climate, such as a desert or a humid…

China: Evergrande introduces modern flower greenhouse to help Yanghe Village

In the Phalaenopsis Planting Smart Greenhouse in Yanghe Village, Yangcun Town, Boluo County, 52-year-old Ms. Wang Shaoying is transplanting seedlings for Phalaenopsis, earning 8 cents from planting a seedling. She can plant 1,500 plants a day and earn 3,000 RMB a month. Since 2019, many villagers like…

Greenhouse building of the future on Discovery Channel’s "How Do They Do It"

The greenhouses building of the future is within range and actually already started. In this season of ‘’How Do They Do It’’ on Discovery Channel, host Tim Senders visited innovative companies that all operate sustainably in their own way. In the fourth episode of the season, greenhouse horticulture is…

New glasshouse designed and built for growing Cheshire business

UK: From concept to completion

A stunning new glasshouse is to help a growing Cheshire business begin the next chapter in its success story as it continues to expand in order to meet customer demand. The Hollies Farm Shop, in Little Budworth, began in 1959 as a vegetable stand on the side of the road with an honesty box. Today, after more than 50 years in…

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…

US (SC): Tour the Duke University greenhouse

In this video, meet pitcher plants, Venus flytraps, cacti, and succulents—just a few of the more than 800 unique species of plants that live in Duke Greenhouse. The greenhouse contains plants from all over the world, many of them rare and endangered species, and has different zones providing specialized…

Study on microclimate in a traditional Colombian flower greenhouse

Cut flower production in the Bogotá savanna is one of Colombia’s main export products. Flower production is mainly carried out in greenhouses, as this type of production system has substantial advantages over crops grown in open fields. Protected agriculture provides timely climate management that…

FlowVision

Applying lean and supply chain optimization to nursery operations

As a full-service provider of lean business and supply chain consulting services, FlowVision works with various clients, including multiple nurseries, to optimize processes and reduce labor requirements. With its nursery clients, FlowVision focuses on implementing lean in propagation, production, and…

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Hail destroys German greenhouses

Hailstones, some as big as tennis balls, hit Germany last week. These caused significant damage. Like at a grower in the Reutlingen in Baden-Württemberg. Most of one of his greenhouses is destroyed. There was also extensive damage elsewhere in Germany. The storm hit on Wednesday, June 23 June. On that day, there were about 100…

Greenhouse construction gave Ted van der Parre the "best years in his life"

Ted van der Parre worked for years in greenhouse construction; first as an employee, and later together with Peter van Trigt in his own company. Looking back, those were "the…

Fogging system to effectively humidify and cool greenhouse air

"Greenhouse climate control is an important part of efficient production and stable yields. Together with light, temperature, nutrients, and CO2, – humidity plays a crucial role and creates the base for all the above-mentioned factors creating perfect and stress-free climate conditions for the plants in…

China: Daily sale of 100,000 fresh cut flowers and an annual output of 100 million flowers

Every day, nearly 100,000 fresh-cut flowers are sent out from the Flower Industry Base in Lanzhou New District and are sent to all parts of China by means of the convenient…

Dutch alstroemeria grower Rick Tesselaar on PhormiTex 77

'Using one type of screen at all locations makes managing cultivation less complicated'

Making a good screen choice once and then 'rolling out' the installation in phases over all your greenhouses. That's what Rick Tesselaar chose to do. In 2017, Rick started thinking about his screen choice. He knew exactly what he wanted: one screen. It had to be energy-saving, serve as a sunshade on hot…

China: Greenhouses are becoming "smarter" as Linze's agriculture is full of science and technology

"The greenhouses of Deyuan Farm are all intelligently managed. Through monitoring of temperature, humidity, light intensity, soil moisture, carbon dioxide concentration, the…

Dreamstime

Greenhouse horticulture also affected by chip shortage

Not only are raw materials scarce, but computer chips are also hard to come by. This scarcity is causing delays in the delivery of machines but is also negatively affecting…

China: "The floral industry is spurring the economic development"

When walking into the modern planting greenhouse of Rencun Garden Farm in Xi'an City, workers are busy loading and shipping batches of tuberous begonias, coleus and more. In…

Peonies from Yalova sold across all over Turkey

The peony, which is a symbol for both compassion and ostentation is a hugely popular cut flower in Turkey and preferred by consumers for different occasions. Peonies are especially used in bridal bouquets on special occasions such as weddings and engagements. The peony, which was introduced to the…

Two brothers migrate back from the Netherlands to Yozgat, Turkey to grow high-quality peonies

Two brothers, who had been working in flower production in the Netherlands for years, got high yields from the peony production they have started in their hometown of Yozgat 7 years ago and send their products all over the country. Bulent Hoke and his brother Murat Hoke planted 14,000 peony seedlings…

High-performance insulation system to cut greenhouse energy use

Having a greenhouse made of glass has many benefits in terms as it allows plants to grow in the sunlight while protecting them against cold and allowing for a beneficial indoor climate. However, one of the downsides of using glass is that it doesn’t offer much insulation. Imagine how much benefit could…

Gemeente Hollands-Kroon

Dutch province could thwart building of new data centers

In the Netherlands, the North Holland Province has threatened legal action in what's being called 'Datacentergate'. The Province wants to prevent the construction of new data centers. These are to be built on the west side of the A7 motorway, near the Agriport A7 greenhouse cultivation area. The planned Microsoft…

Turkey: Samsun municipality uses the heat from the waste management facility to grow flowers in its greenhouse

The electricity generated from the garbage in the Solid Waste area of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality is used to heat the greenhouse where flowers are grown. An…

Herald Courier

Fifth-generation farmer opens greenhouse right after high school

 It was a humid day in Damascus as a spring thunderstorm had cleared, spotlighting the distant mountains outside Jake Caldwell’s home.“ The mountains are beautiful today,” said the 21-year-old farmer. Caldwell is the newest generation to love the feel — and even the smell — of soil in his rugged hands. Just…

Zeeb Greenhouse

US (SD): Zeeb’s Greenhouse opens new, larger facility

This spring, vehicles filled with flowers have been driving along 1st Avenue, in Spearfish. The patrons have likely visited Zeeb’s Retail Greenhouse, which opened a new, permanent greenhouse facility in early May at 3157 Venture Ct.  “We offer a superior product at a superior price. Our customers often buy…

Italy to promote expertise in greenhouse technology in Ghana

Greenhouse farming is a thriving sector in Italy thanks to companies with decades of experience in providing greenhouse technologies and systems for the cultivation of horticultural products, including fruits and vegetables and flower crops. As Ghana aims to boost agricultural productivity to increase…

Looking for the proper protection of roses in hot summers

The hot summers of recent years represent a significant challenge for rose growers. The red varieties especially are sensitive to heat. Rozen Scheers has tried out various strategies. In principle, the rose is a light-loving crop. Rozen Scheers in Kontich, Belgium was among the first rose growers to…

Turkey: 1 million stems of seasonal flowers grown in Didim in the last 4 years

Pharmaceutical aromatic plants and ornamental plants greenhouse is established by Didim Municipality 4 years ago on an area of 54,400 square meters, where seasonal flowers are grown to decorate parks and essential oils are obtained from pharmaceutical aromatic plants. Mayor Atabay: “The seasonal flower…

Phalaenopsis prices went up by 100% in the last year in Turkey

Phalaenopsis is a tropical plant and in addition to Turkey, it grows in countries such as the Netherlands, Italy, and Singapore. The main reason for the limited production throughout Turkey is seen as the high production costs. For this reason, most florists import phalaenopsis from abroad. The increase…

Candidus CEO Erico Mattos:

“Whether under HPS or LED, our goal is to provide energy savings”

“Candidus lighting controllers can be used to control HPS and LED systems alike, with an ROI of less than a year,” says Dr. Erico Mattos, co-founder and chief executive officer of lighting control company Candidus. Spending 2–3 years developing its dynamic controllers for horticultural lighting, Candidus…

Australia: Storm damage checklist and support in Victoria

Last week, Victoria experienced sustained storms with winds over 100 km/h. The organization has been made aware that some of its members were impacted.   NGIV are reaching out to their members to understand if your business sustained any significant damage and determine whether the organization can provide any…

Organically grown hydrangeas from Kwekerij Zeestraten can take a beating

NL: Back in full production after 4 months

Michel Zeestraten stands among his Dark Ruby looking for the first signs of thrips, spider mites or lice. Together with specialists from Mertens and Koppert, he does research to organise his hydrangea cultivation organically. The plants are inspected every week and, if necessary, the biological control…

René Zwinkels, RKW Hyplast

“Many countries choose different greenhouse films because of expensive raw materials”

From expensive raw materials to transportation issues, René Zwinkels started his new job as Sales Manager Export at RKW Hyplast, a Belgian company that produces greenhouse films, five months ago and is immediately faced with some severe challenges. René Zwinkels of RKW Hyplast Customers choose different…

Michael Jantzen

Experimental 80s greenhouse explored how to grow plants in the cold

‘The growth accelerator’ is an experimental greenhouse that was designed and built by Michael Jantzen in 1986 for the Missouri botanical garden in St. Louis, Missouri. The small mobile structure functioned as a public exhibit that explored how to grow plants more energy-efficient in cold climates. The…

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Songjiang Power Supply inspects electricity consumption for the China Flower Expo

At present, the preparations for the 10th China Flower Expo have entered a critical period. On April 25, the service team of Songjiang Electric Power came to Wushe Town to carry out an electricity consumption inspection for the Base which covers an area of ​​more than 8 hectares. The team members…

China: Phalaenopsis greenhouse project to promote local economy

An intelligent greenhouse project is in the works at Qingdao Tianxian Flower Technology Co to promote the development of the flower industry and the surrounding villagers to increase their income.  In 2017, two economically weak villages in Qingdao City, Wanjia Village, and Fenghuangtun Village, from Nancun…

Peter Kerkhof, LedsProtect:

“The trap needs to be the most attractive thing in a greenhouse”

Pest insects cause a lot of damage in greenhouses. Growers looking to prevent this can lure the insects away by presenting them with something irresistible, which is exactly what LedsProtect does with their new UV-light trap.   Since the introduction of LedsProtect back in 2015, they have kept on developing and…

Southwestfarmer.co.uk

South West FarmerNew £3million glasshouse in Dorset will be agri-tech hub and learning center

Stewarts Garden Centers are nearing completion of the agri-tech glasshouse and education facility at Broomhill. Stewarts Agritech Glasshouse will enable the growth of a wide variety of plants to supply other south coast garden centers and farm shops with Dorset grown plants, reducing reliance on imports…

Simple integration standard solar panel in 3.20-meter bar reduces investment costs

More and more solar panels are being placed within the greenhouse horticultural sector. However, simply replacing the glass with solar panels on a 3.20-meter bar in many cases proved too big of a challenge. Standard panels don’t fit in the profile, which leads to an increase in costs, especially if the…

Oakridge Nursery

US (SD): Cats take up residency in Sioux Falls greenhouses

Just as New Yorkers are famous for their bodega-roaming furry friends, South Dakota has a whiskery niche all its own. At least three plant nurseries in the Sioux Falls area – Landscape Garden Centers, Cliff Avenue Greenhouse & Garden Center, and Oakridge Nursery & Landscaping in Brandon – have cats that…

Mr. Cao Wenyuan, Kangpei Modern Agricultural Science and Technology Park

China: "Our production line can sow 200,000 plants per hour"

Preparing substrates, placing plugs, perforating, sowing, covering the substrate, spraying water, sending into the seedbed... With the operation of the assembly line, a cart…

Controlling fans in a greenhouse

Usually, fans in greenhouses are not regulated. The main reason is that lowering the speed has a negative effect on the fan's throw and circulation rate. This can result in reduced circulation efficiency and increases the risk of climate issues. Vostermans Ventilation knows all about this. "In practice, we sometimes see that…

Turkey exported 44 million USD worth of flowers in the first 4.5 months of 2021

Board of Ornamental Plants and Products Exporters Association Chairman Ismail Yilmaz said that the sector has worked very hard to make the best out of the coronavirus outbreak. Turkey has advantages such as favorable climatic and geographical conditions in the cultivation of ornamental plants and cut…


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