Gourmet Roses™ from Roses Forever ApS

Really Tiny Miniature Roses from 2-3 cm!

These roses are fresh and ready for use and ideal for exclusive cakes, cooking and drinks. These are already popular in Scandinavia where chefs use it in dishes or as a edible decoration on wedding cakes etc. These long life tiny roses should be kept cold and will last for 3+ weeks in the box.



For license to grow or buy please contact Rosa Eskelund re@rosa.dk

www.Roses-Forever.com

Into Our 5th Year!

Welcome to this exciting news platform for the Professional Plant sector. Now well into our 5th Year, we are now regarded as THE trade website for all the latest news from Growers, Nurseries, Breeders and trade events around the globe (plus product manufacturers). Our news is FREE to access! The Garden Retail and Book Review pages have enhanced the coverage we offer and have contributed to a significant rise in 'page views'.

We invite the industry to submit their plant news to us on a regular basis. Email : phil@planteria.eu

From the Potting Shed....

“To Be The Best We Can Be”

“To be the best we can be” is the motto of the new staff training academy launched by Palmstead Nurseries Ltd, in Kent, this week. (February 14). “Staff training will help to create a wider understanding of what we do as a business,” M.D. Mark Hutchinson, says “Our motto applies to each person, each team, the company and Palmstead Nurseries within the horticultural industry.”

Groen-Direkt Visitor Levels Soar!

Groen-Direkt’s Spring Fair held last week saw levels of visitors soar as the season kicked off in style. There were many new faces with new customers accounting for no less than half of the growth in turnover. This unique series of fairs continues on February 27th and every week throughout March and beyond.

The Best of British Growers!

The British Plant Fair is the best place to see the Best of British growers all under one roof! It takes place on Thursday 1st March 2018 at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry.

Make a Date for Myplant & Garden 2018

The 4th edition of the International Green Expo in Milan is being held next week from 21-23 February 2018.

www.myplantgarden.com

Next Stop...Gardenia in Poznan!

With IPM Essen behind them, Boomkwekerij E de Jong are now planning their annual presence at the plant trade event Gardenia in Poland next week. (February 22-24). See their range in Hall 3A on stand 73.

Vannucci Piante Celebrate 80 Year Anniversary!

'Happy Tuscany' was the theme as Vannucci Piante celebrated their 80th Anniversary at IPM Essen.

Laurica Plants at Spring Fair

Fresh from IPM Essen, Belgian based Laurica Plants were showing in the new Glee section of the Spring Fair in Birmingham. They  presented their whole assortment of top quality baytrees, including Laurus nobilis topiary plants. Enquiries came from across the retail buying sector.

Ter Laak Orchids wins 'Grower of the Year 2018'!

Ter Laak Orchids from the Netherlands, have been crowned the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) 2018. The jury praised the company for being “A fast growing international business with a strong clear focus on their people and sustainable production. A truly outstanding company.”

Awards Grow in Stature

Celebrating the world’s best in ornamental horticultural production, the awards which are sponsored by Headline Partner, Royal FloraHolland, took place last month at the IPM Fairground in Essen, Germany.

GreenTech Goes Annual!

The current bi-ennial GreenTech Amsterdam Trade Show will become an annual event from this coming June. The exhibition will be combined with the GreenTech Summit, held on June 11th.

Sell-Out for Soft Landscape Workshop!

The 10th edition of the Palmstead Nursery Soft Landscape Workshop took place last month, This included "Taking Gardens and Landscapes to a Whole New Level." 

Caporalplant set for Myplant & Garden!

This Puglia based nursery enjoyed a very busy IPM Essen and now look forward to Myplant & Garden in Milan from 21-23 February (Hall 16 | Booth E20).

GrootGroenPlus launches New Year Fair

The Autumn Trade fair GrootGroenPlus held their Spring fair in January. This took place at the usual venue in Zundert. Their annual autumn event takes place in October and is a key show for Zundert as a growing region.

Daphne Perfume Princess is ready for Retail Shelves!

One of the most successful plants to emerge from the Anthony Tesselaar stable has been Daphne Perfume Princess. It's advantages over other Daphne’s of full sun exposure, larger flower size and quick growing features have combined to produce a strong retailer / consumer demand for this plant.

From now onwards, this popular plant will be readily available in greater numbers to the retail market.

Heyeveld Winter Fair runs until March

Begian grower Heyeveld opened their Winter fair in December. This will remain open until March 15th 2018. Buyers are invited to visit their production units and fields in Steenweg. They present all their products for the next selling season, Spring 2018 including all kinds of shrubs, conifers and grasses, grown by themselves. www.heyeveld.be

Clematis Cirrhosa from Van Der Starre

Dutch based Van Der Starre offer the Clematis Cirrhosa plant. These plants have buds and flowers for the winter period. They are special for customers in UK and Ireland because the Cirrhosa needs a mild climate, being non frost-resistant.

Clematis Cirrhosa 'Jingle Bells'

Plantarium 2018 and Groen-Direkt under the same roof!

Plantarium will take place in the hall adjacent to Groen-Direkt's Autumn trade fair in August 2018. This will create the largest international garden plant event of the year with a complete package of nursery supplies, where trade and production do business in an inspiring environment.

Combining Plants, Sharing and Business!

The next Salon du Végétal trade show will take place from 19 to 21 June 2018 in Nantes, France. After its first outing in Nantes in 2017, the fair will be launching its 2018 edition with an improved halls layout, an enhanced sales approach with visitors and a new logo.

New Catalogue for 2018

Oakover Nurseries new Catalogue for 2017-18 is now available. Check out their website on how on how to obtain your own copy. See Oakover on our U.K. Grower Focus page this month.  www.oakovernurseries.co.uk