Category: Daily Florals

“A challenging but successful season”

[ad_1] “The run-up to Mother’s Day has been challenging this year,” explains Christine Boldt, executive vice president of the Association of Floral Importers of Florida (AFIF). Factors contributing to the challenge were issues with the weather in South America, logistics, unexpected high demand, and the recent strikes in Colombia. “Fortunately, the majority of the flowers […]

Myths surrounding ‘white light’ – Do you need ‘white’ light to grow better crops?

[ad_1] Light is perhaps the most important consideration for optimizing plant growth in a greenhouse or vertical farm. There are several myths surrounding the specific light spectra used for growing crops and, more specifically, the use of white, green, or broad-spectrum light. This article is the second in a series of interviews with Signify’s Esther […]

LED lighting through an energetic lens

[ad_1] Energy is one of the main pillars of a horticultural company. The purchase of gas and the purchase and sale of electricity largely determine the operating efficiency. Energy management is the continuous balancing between the right moment of purchase or sale and capacity versus rate, requirement and cultivation plan. As an independent consultancy, Looije […]

Syngenta Flowers releases 2021-2022 annuals catalog

[ad_1] Syngenta Flowers presents the brand new 2021-2022 annuals catalog for North America. Explore the catalog to see the company’s latest new varieties and improvements to varieties you already know. Click here to download the 2021-2022 annuals catalog. SpectraThis year, they are introducing Spectra, an interspecific New Guinea Impatiens series and the newest breeding from […]

North Carolina Green Industry council to host first technology conference

[ad_1] Registration is open for the first-ever Technology Symposium hosted by the North Carolina Green Industry Council (GIC). The event is a continuation of the GIC Water Symposium, which was developed in 2010 in response to drought conditions in North Carolina in 2006 and 2007. Subsequent conferences continued to explore shared water responsibilities within the […]