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Exciting programme for Orchid Inspiration Days announced

NAALDWIJK, The Netherlands: The latest edition of the annual Orchid Inspiration Days event promises an exciting programme packed with novelties, highlighted varieties and packaging concepts. With the main preparations for the commercial orchid event completed, the thirteen...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Proflora 2017: The flower industry under one roof

BOGOTA, Colombia: Colombian flowers growers, together with other producer countries, and the most renowned suppliers and services companies related to the flower industry, will have the opportunity to Interact with key people, strengthen business relationships shaking hands...
Posted On 24 May 2017
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CIOPORA elects new board

HAMBURG, Germany: CIOPORA, the International Association of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties, held elections for a new Board and President during the association’s 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held April 24-28 in Toronto.  Steve Hutton,...
Posted On 22 May 2017
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Final preparations for Dutch Lily Days on June 6-9

POELDIJK, The Netherlands: The Dutch Lily Days will be officially opened this year at Van den Bos Flowerbulbs in Honselersdijk. This will be the seventh time that the annual open days for the whole of the lily-cultivating Netherlands have been held. On opening day, Tuesday,...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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Why is LED grow light purple?

HELSINKI, Finland: Sure, by now we are all aware that LED light does wonderful things for plant growth. Plants grow quicker and healthier than under other, traditional lighting methods such as HPS, and if the LEDs are good, then even better than under natural sunlight. But...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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World’s first paper for organic plant propagation

ESBURG, Denmark: Introducing the paper Ellepot Organic. True organic, high-yield cultivation is now a reality, thanks to a new all-natural paper for young plant propagation from Ellepot A/S. Ellepot Organic is the ultimate game-changer: the world’s first certified,...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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Worldwide attention for the FlowerTrials

WESTLAND / AALSMEER, The Netherlands- RHEINLAND WESTFALEN, Germany: From 13 to 16 June, no less than 59 breeding companies in the Westland (NL), Aalsmeer (NL) and Rheinland Westfalen (DE) area will open the doors to show their latest assortment in pot and bedding plants to...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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Wholesale growing across three continents

GWYNEDD, Wales / SILVAN, Australia: Anthony Tesselaar Plants find, trial and release through their licensed grower partners / wholesale growing sector distinctly different and desirable new plants across three continents. Australasia, Europe and North America combine to...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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IFTEX, Focus in the week of the Kenyan flower industry

NAIROBI, Kenya: The yearly held flower trade exhibition IFTEX will again open its doors in about 3 weeks. The first week of June has in the meanwhile become the week of the Kenyan flower industry. Most Kenyan growers, as well more and more growers from other African...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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Lily League prolongs during Dutch Lily Days 2017

POELDIJK, The Netherlands: Due to the positive feedback from people in the Lily Industry regarding the Lily League® initiative in 2016, there will be a sequel in 2017. The reactions and the many entries of the lily top 50 gives the market new insights into the popularity of...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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