• Nursing tips

    The Greek word ‘Succus’ means sap. Succulents have developed special structures to store water so they can survive long dry periods of time. Evolution and geographical dispersion have made sure that each succulent adapts to its own environment. Succulents grow in most warm and dry areas of the world, where other plants would not be […]

  • New financial manager OVATA

    My name is Ivo van den Akker and I recenlty moved to the centre of Delft. During my study at Hogeschool HAS Den Bosch, I worked at OVATA through an internship. After that I was allowed to continue my career with a Master and various employers in floriculture. Now I am back at OVATA in […]

  • Storm damage 03/01/2018

    On the 3th of january a storm caused allot of damage and problems for growers in Holland. At OVATA about 225 windows were shattered. On thursday the 11th of january mayor Pieter van de Stadt and alderman Albert Abee came to visit and had a look at the damage. With the fast service from  Havecon and Huisman Scherming […]

  • OVATA is celebrating

    On 1 July 1987, Hans Ammerlaan started the company “Plantenkwekerij Hans Ammerlaan”. In the early years only Crassula were grown, but soon this was expanded with several succulent families like Aloe, Haworthia, Pachyphytum and Echeveria. Now we are 30 years further and the company is still growing and renewing. Because it is OVATA’s birthday, everybody […]

  • New colleague!

    We warmly welcome our new colleague Jaël Joosse at OVATA. A short introduction: Jaël Joosse, 41 years old, married and mother of 4 children. I live in Benthuizen a village next to Zoetermeer in the Netherlands. After finishing my horticulture in Delft, I worked in several companies related to crop protection. When i gave birth, […]

  • OVATA is expanding!

    Two weeks ago Havecon projects started working on a new 3-hectare greenhouse. It is being build on the site where an OVATA greenhouse burned down on 1 October 2012. We can therefore put the unpleasant past firmly behind us. The greenhouse is expected to be complete in Week 37 of 2017. After which there will be time and space […]