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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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  • We wanted to say… Thank You

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    20.05.2020
    We all know the past few weeks have been the most challenging our industry has faced in many years. The impact of Covid-19 is going to be something we talk about for generations, but businesses will... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • Frequently Asked Questions – Adjuvants in Ornamentals

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    20.05.2020
    With our new adjuvant, Stena now approved for use in Ornamental crops, we’ve started to get a number of questions and to be honest it made us think, why not put together an FAQ section for it? ... Read more
    Average: 5 (1 vote)
  • Product Development & Registration Series: Development & Launch

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    06.05.2020
    In my last couple of blogs I’ve outlined what’s involved in finding new active substances and how our scientists develop them into safe and effective crop protection products.Given that we have to... Read more
    Average: 4 (2 votes)
  • Product Development & Registration Series: Turning to Nature

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    01.05.2020
    Syngenta’s chemists and biologists are some of the best and most experienced in the business – we employ around 5,000 scientists altogether – and in my last blog I looked at how they start the search... Read more
    Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
  • Is that a glint of light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel?

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    29.04.2020
    Six weeks. Depending on your view of the world we have been “stuck inside”, “watching our gardens”, “planning what to do with our gardens”, or in my case, “making sourdough bread” for six weeks. When... Read more
    Average: 5 (1 vote)
  • Product Development & Registration Series: In the Beginning

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    16.04.2020
    We’ll have some truly innovative crop protection products for ornamentals to tell you about over the coming months. Launches always excite us, not just because of the potential to improve your... Read more
    Average: 5 (2 votes)
  • Covid 19: Better days will return, if we #lethopebloom

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    07.04.2020
    While the Covid-19 pandemic roles on, our Syngenta collagues, along with 1,000 other companies across The Netherlands, have committed to buying 150,000 blooms to give to nursing homes on Good Friday... Read more
    Average: 4.5 (4 votes)
  • 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: 4.6 (7 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 (4 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... Read more
    Average: 4.7 (6 votes)

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