Let good bugs & mites do the dirty work

Let good bugs & mites do the dirty work

(How to start a biological control program in your greenhouse production) Recently I was travelling with a representative of one of Biobest’s distributors in the north east of the US. In a conversation with one of his customers, the grower … Continued
Save water and get optimum growing results

Save water and get optimum growing results

“Although the cyclone did wreak havoc it also gave opportunities to remove underperformers and reassess and replant the varieties best suited to our area. We also didn’t have to wash the plastic covers that year as they were all replaced.” … Continued
Moving forward as a united industry

Moving forward as a united industry

On page34, we reviewed some of the trends relating to the cut flower and foliage products that have been imported over recent years. Now, we can consider this information within the broad framework of the Australian industry, with an eye … Continued
A journey with Kalympa Wildflowers

A journey with Kalympa Wildflowers

We first met Sara Richardson at the Know It to Grow It #Commference, where she told us her story of creating a new career in growing wildflowers with her partner Tommy Waxman. We asked her to share with our readers … Continued
New Ginger ‘Darzing’ Varieties

New Ginger ‘Darzing’ Varieties

New Ginger ‘Darzing’ Varieties Information sheets describes six ‘Darzing’ varieties are new ginger cut-flowers bred and developed by the Northern Territory Government, in partnership with the local cut-flower industry. These new ginger varieties has been selected by industry based on important commercial … Continued
Greenhouse Toolbox – Wind loads Structural provisions and loading

Greenhouse Toolbox – Wind loads Structural provisions and loading

Wind loads are covered by the AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 Structural Design Actions – Wind Actions. The objective of this Standard is to provide wind actions for use in the design of structures subject to wind action. This fact sheet provides an … Continued