Australian Wildflowers observed overseas – Kangaroo Paw As with the majority of other cut flower crops in Israel, kangaroo paws are grown for winter-spring flowering to fit in with the export season.
AFI Iss36 Page 24-25 – Business planning for the cut flower gro There is a time-proven formula for any business plan, including for a cut flower or foliage business. These are the major elements that should be included in the plan.
Getting Started in Wildflowers12-090 This guide provides advice aimed at assisting potential wildflower growers to make a realistic assessment of their capacity to enter the industry and be successful. It also provides information on all aspects of setting up a plantation and … Continued
farm_family_handbook This handbook has three easy lists for you to use and keep for future use. Start by using the checklists to identify the most difficult pressures to deal with on your farm. Plan to do the checklist each 12 … Continued
Whether you have a small cutting garden or a large flower farm, you’ll definitely want to include a few (or a few thousand) of these beautiful, versatile and productive plants. Be warned though, once you’ve been bitten by the dahlia bug, there’s … Continued
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The golden rules around what the Agri-Business Development Institute’s (ABDI) calls ‘internal profi tability’. These govern doing business … more so than ‘doing production’. They link with the ABDI’s 12-Pillars of Business Best Practice.
A tensiometer is a closed water filled tube with a ceramic tip at one end and a vacuum gauge at the other. The ceramic tip acts like a plant root in that it can let water in and out. As the soil … Continued
to optimise the nutrient status in the root environment of gerbera plants grown in closed hydroponic systems, it is recommended to increase the relative K, P and Mn supply and correspondingly decrease that of Ca, Mg, and SO4, with reference to the ratios … Continued
An action point (or threshold) is the level of pests or disease at which point you implement an active treatment strategy. These are set points that you use to make decisions about what, if any, management action you need to take.