A Study of the United Kingdom Flower Market

A Study of the United Kingdom Flower Market

The report provides a snapshot of the market in the United Kingdom using a format that will be repeated in other country reports.  The report targets the importation, distribution and sale of Australian flowers and foliages in relation to the … Continued
Sustainable Production Technologies for the Cut Flower Industry –

Sustainable Production Technologies for the Cut Flower Industry –

This study tour saw first-hand Sustainable Production Technologies for the Cut Flower Industry.  Israel, Spain and the Netherlands were visited to assess specific areas of interest. – Design and application of new water efficient technologies (inground and hydroponic) – Identification and … Continued
Myrtle Rust

Myrtle Rust

Myrtle rust is a disease limited to plants in the Myrtaceae family. It is a member of the guava rust complex caused by Puccinia psidii, a known significant pathogen of Myrtaceae plants outside Australia. In Australia, infestations are currently limited to … Continued
Environmental Management Guidelines for Growing Cut Flowers

Environmental Management Guidelines for Growing Cut Flowers

The Guidelines aim to help growers understand the impact of cut flower growing on the environment and be better environmental managers. They summarise good management and best farm operation practices that will reduce harmful environmental impacts and maximise sustainable economic production of high quality … Continued
Selecting Rose Varieties – Market Trends

Selecting Rose Varieties – Market Trends

One of the most important decisions a grower needs to make is what varieties to grow, as the selections you make are an investment decision that need to be viable for the next four years. What you need to consider … Continued
Are foreign imports a strain or a gain?

Are foreign imports a strain or a gain?

When we want a heart-warming gift, we often ‘say it with flowers’. After all, who doesn’t like the look and smell of freshly cut flowers? Who dares not to love them? Beneath the obvious physical attraction of flowers, as a … Continued