Welcome to this exciting news platform for the European Plant sector, launched in October 2013. This site includes many exclusive reports and features from around the U.K., Europe and beyond. Planteria.eu prides itself on the content of the site which is generated as a result of personal visits to the nursery trade and representation at the key plant events. Growers, Nurseries and Breeders around the globe (plus product manufacturers) are invited to submit their plant news on a regular basis to us.
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From the Potting Shed....

Middle East Smart Landscape Summit

The Middle East's premier Smart Landscape Summit will take place next week. (28-29 April).  The location for this is the Palm Resort and Spa, Dubai. The event is held under the patronage of the Dubai Municipality and will feature the latest developments in urban landscaping technology and innovation.

Nonstop® JOY – the first semi-trailing Nonstop® begonia

The concept Nonstop® JOY is one of the world famous Nonstop® begonias from Benary. This means that JOY is ideal for premium production, featuring proven Nonstop® quality and excellent seed. Proved very popular at this week's Cast California Spring Trials. Next stop for Benary is IPM Shanghai from April 22 -24 this week.

Expo TCO has new dates and location

This annual nursery trade event in Opheusden will be held in June (24-25). Previously held in October, this is helping to raise its profile within the busy event diary. The event also has a new location in Tielsestraat, Holland.  

Sun shines on Spring Days! 

The 'Spring Days' edition of the Boskoop Groen Direkt plant fairs were held earlier this month. This outstanding series of plant fairs is held weekly (Tuesdays) from now until the end of June with more dates during the late summer and autumn calendar.


Fe(a)st of Spring Plant Fairs boosts sales!

The recent programme of U.K. Plant Fairs has boosted sales ahead of the new season.  At all the fairs we attended there was a 'feel good' factor with many events reporting record sales.  For example, the 'Plant Fest' (below) at Greenfingers Nursery in Claverdon, Warwickshire was attended by plant buyers from national restaurant chains, landscape / garden designers, planteria managers and other growers. Their Autumn 'Fest' takes place on September 16 and 17.

Bespoke creations to suit your design

For over 33 years, Christian Day have built and expanded their reputation as a leading manufacturer of planters and containers for the landscape sector. Their presence at the Europlants Spring Open Days only served to emphasise the vast range of bespoke material that can now be produced.