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The importance of good health is something I experienced first-hand in January last year, when I slipped a disc. Just as you have to …

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Water. It’s essential for everything that grows and blooms anywhere in the world. And of course greenhouse horticulture is no exception. But with the …

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A lot of things are unfairly distributed in the world, and rain and drought are no exception, especially in Africa. Last month I was …

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It’s always an exciting time when the first flowers appear in the new crop. We proudly put them in a vase at home so …

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In Next Generation Growing (NGG) we’re always talking about balances: water balance, fruit balance, energy balance, etc etc. And in sweet pepper production we’re …

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In some way or another, Africa and plastic formed a close relationship a long time ago. At the checkout, all your groceries are packed …

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I am writing my second column having just returned to South Africa after two weeks in the Netherlands. It’s always good to keep in …

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Farming is an innately labour-intensive industry. With the advent of greenhouse technology leading to increased yields and better quality crops, labour has remained just …

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I have been a columnist for In Greenhouses since the very first edition in October 2012. Almost every year I told the Chief Editor …

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I’m writing my first column for In Greenhouses sitting in the departure lounge at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The reason for my three-day trip …

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