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Ornamentals Advisory Blog

We know growing ornamental crops can be challenging at the best of times but hopefully our blog will provide some light relief from the daily trappings of being an ornamentals grower.

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  • Flowers do feed the soul. But the soul of our flower industry is being ripped apart

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    26.03.2020
    Never has one phrase conjured up so much conversation and emotion as “Covid-19”. A quick Google of Covid-19 brings up 10.9 billion search results, while Corona Virus brings up over 17 billion results... Read more
    Average: 5 (5 votes)
  • Covid 19 – What it means for growers around the world

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    23.03.2020
    No doubt “Covid 19” conjures up a lot of thoughts and feelings for everyone as we now enter Day 1 of formal lockdown. The emotion of not seeing family for who knows how long; not being able to give... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • How adjuvants help give your applications the edge

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    16.03.2020
    Our Art of Application programme is all about getting the best result from every spray you apply to your crop ­– making every drop count, if you like. Pairing the right adjuvant with your pest or... Read more
    Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
  • One nozzle for all jobs - surely that's OK?

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    25.02.2020
    When you look at the cost of products, the time invested in applying said products, the investment made in a spray rig and the value of a crop, I’m always amazed at the small amount of thought that... Read more
    Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
  • Art of Application - Conscious Compromise

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    25.02.2020
    Whilst crop walking around a glasshouse the diverse range of leaf structures, canopies, plant sizes and types is both beautiful to see but challenging to spray.It is inevitable that you will need to... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • The epitome of Christmas horticulture – the poinsettia

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    06.12.2019
    Poinsettia. Other than the Christmas tree, it’s the horticultural symbol of Christmas, isn't it? With “The Big Day” just a couple of weeks away, the 12th December is in fact National Poinsettia... Read more
    Average: 4.4 (5 votes)
  • Introducing the Art of Application

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    27.11.2019
    Introducing the Art of Application! We promised you that we would be bringing you useful content and information all about ornamentals and we believe that our Art of Application series is just that... Read more
    Average: 5 (4 votes)
  • The Art of Application: Droplets? Tick. What next?

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    20.11.2019
    Welcome to the next blog in our Art of Application Series. You may recall in our last blog that we spoke about the types of droplet sizes and their relation to nozzles and pressure. While these are... Read more
    Average: 4.8 (6 votes)
  • Coverage and droplets: the essentials

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    06.11.2019
    Good coverage. It’s essential. Want to get the most out of your applications? The place to start is good coverage and droplet size. It’s important for us, as the crop protection manufacturer,... Read more
    Average: 5 (5 votes)
  • Operators: Reducing your exposure levels

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    24.10.2019
    Welcome to the first blog in our Art of Application series!Ornamental controls is a fairly new area for me and whilst I have over 20 years of hands-on experience in spray applications in the turf... Read more
    Average: 3.8 (18 votes)

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