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How to Choose A Good Shade House Supplier That You Won't Regret

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You can get confused easily about how to find the best shade house vendor and which one to choose whether you go online or visit a manufacturing workshop. To get the best offer, you will have to do your research and consider different aspects before purchasing the shade house.

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Beginners Nursery Equipment Guide on Propagating, Handling & Growing of Plants

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Plant propagation is the way we reproduce new plants from the plant stock you already have. It is a well used and known technique to increase the numbers of plants in your nursery.

Handling potted plants is crucial because the incorrect method is likely to damage your stock. How a nursery handles plants can largely affect the work efficiency, overall productivity and profitability.

Maximising plant growth needs to be achievable and using appropriate shelter, tools and equipment all adds up to the successful plant strike rates nurseries require. Therefore, to assist you in knowing what nursery equipment and tools, are out there we have put together a beginner nursery equipment guide on propagating, handling and growing of nursery plants.

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Topics: Plant Propagation

4 Ways to Improve Nursery Workplace Safety Through Equipment Handling

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Unsafe workplaces can be a burden to your workers and the families involved. Any injuries, sufferings or death can massively reduce productivity, reputation and competitiveness of your nursery business. Not to mention increased annual Workers Compensation Insurance for 3 years. Obvious statements, but how do we improve our nurseries?

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Topics: improve nursery workplace

The Difference Between Australian Made and Oversea Horticulture Equipment

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When you want to purchase a piece of nursery equipment, it is wise to consider where it is made. Is it manufactured in Australia or it is made overseas?

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How a Nursery Trailer Improves Production and Work Efficiency

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As a nursery owner and/or manager, you try to increase your nursery production and improve your work efficiency because it means more revenue for your company. We all struggle trying to find improvements and efficiencies, trying to find out where to start.

Generally, other production managers tend to:

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Topics: improve production and work efficiency

How to Choose the Best Trailers That Suits Your Nursery

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Whether you are a plant nursery owner, production manager or a purchasing officer, choosing the right nursery equipment for your production nursery is an important decision. The equipment used by staff, if fully utilised and accepted can make a difference to the overall productivity of your business.

More specifically, choosing the right nursery trailer can help your staff work more efficiently and effectively, helping your nursery to grow.

But HOW?

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Topics: best trailers for nursery

Guide to understanding "Transformer Failure"

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Transformers provide an important link between the creation and supply of the energy. They are prone to be overused during operation which can lead to terrible failure.

Monitoring the performance of a transformer is one of the effective techniques in avoiding an unexpected breakdown. Early diagnosis also assures the competent performance of the transformer in the long term.

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Topics: IOT

A basic guide to choosing a Seeder for your nursery

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Seeders are machines that help nurseries and horticulturists sow seeds.They help distribute the seeds properly and consistantly on soil or trays. These machines are much more accurate compared to planting by hand. Large scale nurseries and gardens will need seeder machines to help them to improve quality of plants, save time, and energy resulting in reduced costs.

This simple guide helps you learn and understand how a seeder works, what types of seeders exist, and give ideas on which seeder is best for your nursery.

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What should your Nursery do with seeds, for seed sowing & handling?

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There are many, many different types, shapes and sizes of seeds on our planet. The importance of seeds to sustain geen life is very obvious and can’t be stressed enough.

"The land produced vegetation: Plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good".

When it comes to the Nursery and Horticulture Industry, we pay a very important role.. Seeds are the basic necesity for all plants to survive. Seeds contains everything a plant needs for reproducing itself.

This article explores some knowledge about seed coatings, seed sowing and seed handling in the Nursery & Horticulture Industry.


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What you should know about reproducing cuttings and how to automate new plants into trays

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In the horticulture and nursery industry, “plant cutting" is a phrase that is frequently used. It can be confusing when it comes to understanding what it means.

According to Wikipedia, "plant cutting" can be used as a noun which refers to is a piece of the source plant that is used in horticulture for vegetative propagation.

"Plant cutting" is also a technique for propagating a plant. A piece of the source plant called a “cutting” is dipped in hormone powder then placed in growing media so it can grow into a plant in its own right. The "cutting" produces new roots and stems and then becomes a new plant. The whole process is called "plant propagation".

In this article, "plant cutting" or "cutting" refers to the process and we are going to explore how to automate this process  of placing (plant) cuttings into trays that can be reproduced from asexual vegetative reproduction

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