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Colombia: Heaven made

BOGOTA, Colombia: Colombia is heaven made for year-round flower growing. It possesses a mild equatorial climate, long days, fertile soil, abundant water, modest wages and favourable trade conditions with important markets (US, EU). So within decades Colombia has become, and...
Posted On 29 May 2017
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Beijing Oriental Technologies Ltd. joins Philips Horticulture LED Solutions Partner Network

BEIJING, China / EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands: Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) company and the global leader in lighting, today announced that it signed a partnership agreement with Beijing Oriental Technologies Ltd. (Beijing Oritech) on 11 May 2017 at...
Posted On 29 May 2017
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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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