Porta Nova roses for Finland’s Graduation Day

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For more than 60 years, Graduation day in Finland has been a markable flower day. The day is celebrated every beginning of June and will see graduands from high schools, vocational colleges and universities receive roses as they proudly wear the Scandinavian white cap. According to Jouni Seppänen, a celebrated Finnish masterflorist, long and big-headed […]

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Swiss Floral Design Students Bring Mother’s Day Inspiration with Porta Nova Roses

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Sixteen Swiss floral design students recently visited the Porta Nova farm and had the opportunity to check out operations at our greenhouses. Led by their teacher, veteran florist Peter Fleischli, the students had a great experience learning what goes into the production of the world’s best red naomi roses. Besides enjoying a tour of Porta […]

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Porta Nova serves as an example of sustainability for the sector.

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In early April, Porta Nova was on the air during prime time on the national news channel. Our agricultural and horticultural sectors are struggling to become less dependent on the use of natural gass and energy in general in order to achieve increased sustainability and address the challenges of the exhaustibility of Groningen gas and […]

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