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Controllability is a watchword20-01-2015
Controllability is a watchword for Alan Bretherton, senior grower at Ornamental Plants, one of the UK’s largest bedding plant nurseries, at Tarleton, Lancashire.
ReduFuse makes it possible to produce summer strawberries in the greenhouse20-01-2015
Kwekerij Loos, is a front-runner when it comes to the sustainable year-round production of strawberries. The nursery has three hectares of greenhouses that are heated with waste heat. Last year, for the first time, it achieved a summer crop under glass. This was made possible by having the diffuse coating,...
ReduSol with pigment protects young Azaleas20-01-2015
Young Azaleas don’t like a lot of light. Therefore Mardenkro devised a shading system that mixes ReduSol with a black pigment to bring the young plants through the cuttings phase. “They get off to a good start. And because ReduSol is easy to remove from the roof they receive sufficient light in the winter,”...
Lilies protected under ReduSol20-01-2015
Growing lilies without a shading agent is just about impossible. J&R Groenewegen of ’s Gravenzande, the Netherlands, have been using ReduSol for as long as it’s been on the market. “We are really pleased with it; we’ve not tried any other manner of shading since.”
Phalaenopsis and ReduFuse20-01-2015
Orchid grower Opti-flor was able to use less artificial light at its Grandi-flora branch after ReduFuse was applied. The screen was also closed less often.
Stronger roses in the summer20-01-2015
Dutch rose nursery, Marjoland of Waddinxveen, saw its summer production rise under ReduFuse. Under ReduFuse IR the stems were also stronger. Fine-tuning the coatings continues.
Growing under a new coating is a learning process20-01-2015
Leo and Maikel van den Berg have been growing sweet peppers at two locations in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands, since 2012. This was the year they took over a greenhouse from a colleague. During the first season they found it difficult to maintain sufficient growth at this new location. To try and achieve...
Vigorous production needs ReduFuse18-01-2015
Dutch tomato grower T.W. van Noord makes every effort to have an energy efficient and vigorous crop. The nursery has been working with a new growing strategy for two years and is saving at least 10 per cent on natural gas. “For this strategy to work ReduFuse is essential in the summer,” say Theo van...
ReduHeat and chrysanthemums23-12-2014
Chrysanthemums have a hard time growing at very high temperatures. Out of curiosity Chrysco Flowers of Cranbourne (near Melbourne) decided to try ReduHeat. The coating has been good on all fronts: Better quality; higher production; and a more pleasant working climate.
Screens hardly needed due to coating11-03-2014
Since Dutch flower nursery, van de Westeringh, started using ReduHeat and ReduFuse IR, the shade screens have hardly been used at all. The flower colour remains good and working conditions are better.
Three years practical experience with ReduFuse06-03-2014
Coating makes optimal growing possible. Diffuse light clearly can increase production and quality. Over the years this has been proven time and time again by horticultural research trials and now data from commercial nurseries is piling up. ReduFuse allows a greenhouse roof to diffuse light without the...
Shade really matters26-01-2014
Shade really matters to John Ellerbrook, co-owner of Blofield Nurseries near Norwich, Norfolk, in the east of England. He’s one of the country’s best-known specialists in evergreen shrubs such as azalea, camellia, euonymus, photinia, pieris and rhododendron – all woodland shrubs that demand just the...
VHB and ReduHeat25-01-2014
Good light levels are vital to pot herb production, both for speed of throughput and crop quality, but plants need to be protected, too, from excessive summer temperatures.
New Place Nurseries and ReduSol24-01-2014
Moving newly potted nursery stock liners from the tightly controlled environment of a propagation unit and into a production glasshouse inevitably subjects the plants to stress.
Invaluable help during the summer months11-12-2013
‘La Libellula’ is a firm that is producing cut salads in the province of Bergamo (Northern Italy). Their main products are Valerian, Green and Red Lettuce, Arugula, Lettuce heads and ‘Spinacino’ (young and tender spinach leaves). After harvesting, leaves and heads are sold to specialized companies that...