Sustainability is now a high priority, at Board level, for many businesses in the ornamental horticulture industry. Not only is…
“It is vital that impactful sustainability measures are adopted as the norm across the industry,” says Dr David Bek, “There…
The AIPH International Plant Health Survey 2021 reveals the promise of a bio-secure future for the ornamental horticultural industry. It…
We actively seek to share best practice between growers globally through our International Grower of the Year Awards and through events and webinars on key topics impacting the sector including sustainability.
We are active in tackling challenges common between countries, including plant health, invasive plants, pesticides, Plant Breeders’ Rights and skills.
countries have signed the plant health treaty – International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)
kilograms of black plastic plant pots are recycled in Australia each year
The Canadian government has announced a plan to ban single-use plastic by 2021
We are committed to support and assist ornamental producers to operate sustainable businesses that perform to the highest standard.
We advocate fair and robust plant breeders’ rights (PBR), encouraging innovation and rewarding quality.
We represent growers and are active in plant health regulations and information exchange on practices to minimise the spread of pests and diseases.
We support industry marketing campaigns and promotions to help increase awareness and increase sales of flowers and plants. One current example is ‘Fill the Distance with Beauty’ run by the Flower Council, Holland and currently running in the Netherlands, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.Learn more