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The Difference Between Australian Made and Oversea Horticulture Trailers

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

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How Nursery Trailer Improves Production and Work Efficiency

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As a nursery owner and/or manager, you would like to increase your nursery production and improve your work efficiency because it means more revenue for your company. However, some do not know how to do it and where to start. Generally, others 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 by staff 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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7 Questions To Answer Before Choosing Any Nursery Automation Equipment

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There are lots of horticultural and nursery automatic machines in the world, to reduce your labor cost and improve work efficiency.

However, there is quite a lot of confusion in the process of researching the right equipment to suit your need. Before digging into various types of brands, manufacturer, machines and machine series and specific products in certain locations, it would be helpful to ask yourself a few very important questions listed below (highlighted in bold)

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Mechanisation & Automation – The Future of Australian Horticulture Industry

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What is the future of Australian Horticulture Industry? Before answering this question, please have a quick look at the news below first.

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5 common mistakes to avoid when growing your orchids in-doors

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There is no doubt that orchid hobbyists cherish their orchids by taking care of them carefully. However, newbie orchid growers usually make some mistakes in the learning process which can be disastrous and kill off precious orchids. In order to prevent this tragedy from happening, we co-authored with Ken Siew (an experienced orchid hobbyist and professional orchid grower) and created this blog post, hopefully it helps you avoid the deadly mistakes and enables you to grow your orchids healthily and have beautiful blooms.

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