Young plants

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Finding the right growing medium to propagate plant cuttings

Young plant production continues to be a growing segment of the horticulture industry. Over the last several years, many producers have moved from seed germination to cutting propagation. This has become popular for specialty varieties and branded plants. While young plants are still produced with seed…

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10 golden rules for seedling and plug production in greenhouse

Germination and growing requirements for flowers, vegetables and herbs from seed can vary depending on the type of plant grown. With moisture, light, fertilizer and other considerations, there are many factors that influence germination and subsequent quality of seedling growth. However, there are also…

Darwin Perennials

Darwin Perennials:

"We’re ready for 2021"

The Darwin Perennials Operations Team is diligently preparing to serve our customers in 2021. Here is a quick behind the scenes update on key areas... by Catherine Blaney, Operations Manager at Darwin Perennials LaborOne positive outcome of COVID-19 is that Darwin Colombia has enhanced its good name as a sustainable and safe…

Dutch tropical plant grower, Aardam, invests in 3 additional dehumidifiers

"Less fungus, stronger plants and higher energy savings"

The big advantage of this machine is that the heat and CO2 remains in the greenhouse while the humidity in the air is being removed, explains Arthur Spruit of Aardam, a Dutch grower of tropical young plants. The machine in question is the dehumidifier of Israeli company Agam. In 2018, they installed the…

Check out D.S. Cole Growers's Young Plant catalog, highlight videos

'More than 900 varieties of young plants that are sourced from all over the world'

New Hampshire grower D.S. Cole Growers, released its 2020-2021 Young Plant catalog and is now available online (PFD) and on their website www.dscolegrowers.com. And as in-person contact is limited these days owner Doug Cole does his utmost best to give a good impression of the varieties in the catalog.…

US: How PPQ is facilitating the safe trade of plant cuttings

When importing propagative materials, such as live plants and cuttings, every minute counts. Any delay at the port of entry could significantly impact their quality and cause significant economic loss to the nursery industry. By Heather Curlett at www.aphis.usda.gov  For the last 3 years, the U.S. Department…

Simon Hendriksen, D.J. Hendriksen & Zn BV:

"There are simply no better cuttings than cuttings from Uganda"

A couple of months ago, we had a talk with the team at Hendriksen. In the midst of the pandemic, they were building a new facility in Hazerswoude Dorp (Netherlands) and according to plan, the facility was completed before summer. The new facility was needed because, on the one hand, the old one wasn't…

Dümmen Orange consolidates mum URC production in the US, intensifies collaboration with Danish nursery

Dümmen Orange is on a roll. In the US, they just relocated all of the company’s mum unrooted cutting production to their greenhouse facilities at the famed former Ecke Ranch in Encinitas (CA), USA. Across the pond, in Europe, they just entered into an agreement with a Danish nursery to further intensify…

David Niebug, Country Herbs & Plants:

"This machine gives me the possibility to do what I like most; focus on making the best plants"

In January 2020 Country Herbs & Plants in the UK started with the ISO Cutting and TransPlanter machine from ISO Group. The machine that gives the grower the opportunity to stick cuttings and transplant young plants into pots using the same machine. David Niebug next to the the ISO Cutting and…

Germany: Prime Minister Armin Laschet visits Pellens Hortensien

The two black limousines caught one’s eye even with the blue lights turned off, as they stopped in front of the company Pellens Hortensien in Geldern, Germany, this Tuesday (22.9.2020). Out of the car stepped Armin Laschet, Prime Minister of Nordrhein-Westfalen. Due to an invitation from Silke Gorißen,…

Beekenkamp’s BKX-trays

The amazing journey of a reusable tray

For about 2 years now, Beekenkamp Plants is working with their new BKX-trays and this season, they started to use it on a large scale; for nearly all their seed-raised products. The decision for these trays arose from the increasing importance of becoming more sustainable and the development that more…

UA (IA): Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig, visits Plantpeddler in Cresco

On September 15, 2020, Plantpeddler hosted Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig for a greenhouse facility tour and discussion with the Plantpeddler team. Mr. Naig’s interest was spurred by a recent visit and tour by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst. Before the tour, the Secretary disclosed that his…

Beekenkamp Plants

Alfresco

Beekenkamp Plants announces new hobby vegetables concept

Beekenkamp Plants Ornamentals presents “Alfresco”, a new concept for hobby vegetables and herbs. Alfresco consists of a wide range of grafted and non-grafted hobby vegetables and herbs, for which they use the best selected seeds and which are grown according to strict hygiene rules. Thanks to its…

Hishtil on the advantages of home gardening

Hard times prompt people to grow their own food. And while now more than ever, as people are getting out their gardening gloves and spades, the most recent pandemic is not the only reason people are running out to plant their favourite vegetables and herbs. Stronger than fear, are factors such as growing…

US (IA): Plantpeddler hosts US Senator Joni Ernst for greenhouse facility tour

On the beautiful sun-filled morning of September 2, 2020, Plantpeddler hosted US Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) for a greenhouse facility tour and gathering with the staff. With their Trial Gardens as a backdrop, the Senator spent time getting to know the business of Plantpeddler, and more importantly, the…

Serres Frank Zyromski

CAN (QC): Young plant producer attracts $1 million investment

The Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ Laurentides (FRS) have invested $1 million in Serres Frank Zyromski, a Rivière-Rouge-based company specializing in the production of young plant cuttings – geraniums, calibrachoas, vegetative petunias, rieger begonias, fuchsias and companion plants – that are sold to…


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