Producing cut flowers can be as rewarding as it is challenging. This fact sheet from 2004 presents career options in the growing sector of the cut flower industry.
Market research, optimal plant propagation, and development of special postharvest handling techniques to increase vase life, have resulted in successful test marketing in Japan of Acacias as an export cut flower crop. Although there are approximately 700 species of Acacia … Continued
The aim of this project was to develop a freely available public resource to address the current lack of career-based information for the floriculture industry and to encourage new entrants into the industry. This was achieved with the development of … Continued
With the increasing proliferation of ‘new’ rural industries on the Australian landscape comes an ever increasing demand for research. There is a limit to government’s ability to meet this need and alternatives to the traditional institutional responsibility in meeting this … Continued
The National Construction Code (NCC) is a uniform set of technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures throughout Australia. Each building type is arranged into ‘classifications’ and the NCC allows for variations in what to build based on … Continued
This bulletin will provide some experiences, tools, suggestions for new flower businesses and for those that exist in the industry but at a level not appropriate to their expectations.
A brief overview of the Australian wildflower industry for your information.