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Top EU Rose breeding now under one roof in Argentina – Greenworks

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Top EU Rose breeding now under one roof in Argentina – Greenworks

Rose breeding companies Rosen Tantau (Germany), NIRP International (France/Italy) and Terra Nigra (Netherlands) have recently partnered with Edgardo Lalic, a cut flower grower from Argentina, to test the latest breeding…

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10Feb
Britain’s chief doctor prescribes gardening at Green City Conference – Greenworks

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Britain’s chief doctor prescribes gardening at Green City Conference – Greenworks

Gardening is the solution to wider issues such as obesity, flooding and air pollution, which can all be improved through urban greening. This was the message to come out of…

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10Feb
Miniature Gardening – Greenworks

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Miniature Gardening – Greenworks

Take the old foliage dish garden, combine it with a terrarium, add in a bit of fairy or miniature gardening, and you get “Plantscapes”, from Flori-Design of Eustis, Florida. Designer…

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10Feb
Just Add Ice Orchids – Greenworks

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Just Add Ice Orchids – Greenworks

Just Add Ice Orchids, named for the simple method consumers can use to water the plants (three ice cubes per week), introduces a line of miniature orchids, which are gaining in popularity in…

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10Feb
Complete Garden – Greenworks

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Complete Garden – Greenworks

Vegetable gardening is hot right now, and Garden Marketplace (a division of  Lakeland, Florida’s, Sunshine Growers) has created Complete Garden, a stylish garden in a box, complete with seed, soil,…

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10Feb
British Tomato growers demand a level playing field – Greenworks

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British Tomato growers demand a level playing field – Greenworks

British tomato growers have received positive signals from the Government but still face a tough investment climate, according to British Tomato Growers Association (BTGA) chairman Nigel Bartle. “Government used to…

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10Feb
India to expand 2,000 hacter of organic farming ! – Greenworks

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India to expand 2,000 hacter of organic farming ! – Greenworks

The state government of Kerala is gearing up to bring more areas under organic farming. This time, it has decided to expand organic farming to 2,000 hectares in three districts.…

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10Feb
Flower exports gross US $11M in Zimbabwe – Greenworks

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Flower exports gross US $11M in Zimbabwe – Greenworks

Latest reports from the International Trade Centre show that, Zimbabwe’s exported value on edible fruits for the year ended 2013 was sitting at $11 million while trade balance for the…

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10Feb
Pesticides killing off more bees in USA ! – Greenworks

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Pesticides killing off more bees in USA ! – Greenworks

Seed and crop management company Syngenta Crop Protection LLC has petitioned U.S. EPA to increase the legal tolerance for a neonicotinoid pesticide residue in several crops — in one case…

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10Feb
New Guidebook for Florists – Greenworks

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New Guidebook for Florists – Greenworks

What Cut Flower is That? is the title of the newly launched guidebook for florists and provides a comprehensive overview of the exciting and diverse range of floristry products available.…

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17Nov
Dutch Flower Exports, World’s Biggest, Slip 2.3% on Slow Economy. – Greenworks

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Dutch Flower Exports, World’s Biggest, Slip 2.3% on Slow Economy. – Greenworks

The Netherlands’ flower and plant exports, the world’s biggest, fell 2.3 percent last year as declining consumer purchasing power was compounded by cold spring weather in Europe and a summer…

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17Nov
Lower Potato Crop, Higher Market Prices – Greenworks

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Lower Potato Crop, Higher Market Prices – Greenworks

Potato business is in upswing right now. Rates in domestic market have almost doubled from what they normally are during this time of the year, with international prices recording even…

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17Nov
The Grapes : Progressive Farmers’ “ New LOVE ” In Punjab-Pakistan

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The Grapes : Progressive Farmers’ “ New LOVE ” In Punjab-Pakistan

The grape belongs to genus Vitis which comprises about sixty species. However, the principal species from which the cultivated grape has been derived is Vitis vinifera. There are three broad…

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17Nov
Gladiolus Cultivation in Pakistan – Greenworks

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Gladiolus Cultivation in Pakistan – Greenworks

Gladiolus Cultivation in Pakistan “ A sustainable flower farming option  for progressive farmers“ Gladiolus flowers have become the market leader in terms of flowers selling and cultivation in Pakistan after…

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17Nov
Consider The Salt-Tolerant Potato – Greenworks

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Consider The Salt-Tolerant Potato – Greenworks

Salt water has long been viewed as poison to farming systems, particularly when it comes to the crops we value most. “None of the top five plants eaten by people…

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17Nov

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