Cut Flower and Foliage Cost Calculator

Cut Flower and Foliage Cost Calculator

The Cost and Profit Calculator is a decision support tool that will assist cut flower growers to accurately cost their products leading to better financial decision making during the marketing process.
Cool room efficiency can save you money

Cool room efficiency can save you money

Of all the factors that can affect the quality and vase life of cut flowers, temperature and humidity are some of the most important. Most growers will rely on a cool room at some stage during the process of getting … Continued
Flower imports: the conversation continues

Flower imports: the conversation continues

The subject of cut flower and foliage imports is being discussed by all sectors of the Australian industry, and continues to be raised in various industry circles. It is an issue that regularly brings out passionate debate as our industry … Continued
Resplendent wildflowers from the west

Resplendent wildflowers from the west

Cape Flora Estate is the home of a large variety of South African proteaceous and Australian native plants in the beautiful Quindalup region of South Western Australia. Pam and Tony Small have farmed Cape Flora Estate for the last fifteen … Continued
Unlocking the full potential of Australia’s service industries

Unlocking the full potential of Australia’s service industries

Environmental Scans are produced annually by Australia’s Indu stry Skills Councils and analyse existing and emerging trends in the service industries, focusing on their implications for workforce development. They form a key piece of advice to the government on skill … Continued
Facebook for Beginners

Facebook for Beginners

In this guide you’ll learn the fundamentals of Facebook advertising. The guide guide is short and simple and covers all the basics needed to run a Facebook advertising campaign including: the exact steps you need to take to set up your … Continued
AFI – The realities of marketing for florists

AFI – The realities of marketing for florists

Marketing is something that a lot of small business people, including florists, do not fully understand, enjoy or feel confident in. It can (but does not need to) get expensive, doesn’t always work and requires an input of time and energy when … Continued
National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association – Environmental control

National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association – Environmental control

Greenhouse Environment Control Considerations provides an introduction to the many options available in greenhouse controls. This document was prepared by NGMA members to familiarize you with the control technology available from our members, and assist in understanding the value of environment controls … Continued
Native Flower Study

Native Flower Study

The purpose of the study tour and market visit was to provide new business opportunities for Australian wildflower growers, including meeting industry professionals such as retailers, wholesalers, importers and growers from all over Japan and Asia. Meetings were also organised with … Continued
A Guide to the Nutritional Needs of Some Proteaceae

A Guide to the Nutritional Needs of Some Proteaceae

The general aim of the project is to develop fertiliser management strategies for the production of high quality Australian and South African native flowers, particularly the Proteaceae.