Greenhouse Toolbox – Proposed changes to the 2019 National Construction Code

Greenhouse Toolbox – Proposed changes to the 2019 National Construction Code

The National Construction Code (NCC) is a uniform set of technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures throughout Australia. Each building type is arranged into ‘classifications’ and the NCC allows for variations in what to build based on … Continued
Protected and threatened plants in the cut-flower industry – Cut-flower Sustainable Management Plan 2018–22

Protected and threatened plants in the cut-flower industry – Cut-flower Sustainable Management Plan 2018–22

Protected and threatened plants in the cut-flower industry: sustainable management plan 2018–22 continues the system to facilitate and regulate sustainably harvesting and producing material for the cut-flower industry in NSW. The tools and strategies in this plan support the long-term … Continued
New Curcuma Cut Flowers

New Curcuma Cut Flowers

This collection of new Curcuma cut flowers was bred and developed by the NT Department of Resources. These new cut flower varieties have improved commercial traits such as yield, vase life, hybrid vigour and a range of colour and inflorescence forms
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 … Continued
Grafting – converting ‘potential’ crops into commercial reality

Grafting – converting ‘potential’ crops into commercial reality

Focus on Australian natives due to: Increased understanding of genetic relationships between species New grafting protocols Higher % success and greater consistency Better stock plant management Continued testing Better understanding or rootstock / disease relationships
FloraCulture International – Sustainability

FloraCulture International – Sustainability

Sustainability is the theme of this edition of FloraCulture International. What strikes me is that I am not the only optimist around when it comes to this subject. Sustainability provides great opportunities for the industry. We can help society get greener, healthier, … Continued