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Welcome to this exciting news platform for the Professional Plant sector. We have been 'live' now for three years and are regarded as THE trade website for all the latest news from Growers, Nurseries, Breeders and trade events around the globe (plus product manufacturers). Our Garden Retail and Book Review pages have enhanced the coverage we offer and have contributed to a significant rise in 'page views'.

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Image: Plants were 'hot' at Plantarium 2016 in the Boskoop heatwave!

From the Potting Shed....

Less than 10 Days to GrootGroenPlus!

As preparations continue for the 26th edition of GrootGroenPlus in Zundert, Plants and knowledge sharing are the theme for 2016. This is the show for the International Nursery Stock industry and a key event for Zundert as a growing region. Oakover Nurseries will again head the UK nursery contingent and their new 2017 catalogue will be available. The event runs from October 5th-7th.

Chinese Evergreen is Houseplant of the Month

Chinese Evergreen, also known as Aglaonema, is a surprisingly decorative houseplant and has been chosen as the Houseplant of the Month for October. www.TheJoyofplants.co.uk is an initiative of the Flower Council of Holland. (Read more on news pages)

Nursery Flavour is Growing at Glee!

A number of specialist nurseries were on show at Glee. These included UK based HS Hommers & Sons with their re-branded image. A full quota of their plant stock was shown on an impressive stand inside the main halls. More details to follow on news pages.

Four Oaks recaptures former glories!

On the evidence of Four Oaks 2016, the UK plant market is in good shape. Several companies reported strong plant sales including Laurica Plants from Belgium. Newey Perennials launched their new perennial and liner range branding during the show.

European Launch for Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’®

August saw the European launch of the Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’® plant by Rijnbeek & Son at Plantarium in Boskoop. It also enjoyed its U.K. launch at Four Oaks this month.

New Catalogue for 2016-7

The New Giorgio Tesi Group Catalogue for 2016-7 has been published. Contact uk@giorgiotesigroup.it for your free copy!

E de Jong make their Four Oaks Debut!

Dongen based Boomkwekerij E.de Jong enjoyed their Four Oaks debut this month. Their presence at this leading U.K. event underlines their continued expansion across Europe and marked their first exhibitor presence in the U.K. Their next trade event is GrootGroenPlus in Zundert from October 5th-7th.

Janny de Jong pictured at Four Oaks

Daphne Perfume Princess™ sets the benchmark!

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' has taken more than 10 years to develop. This plant was raised by New Zealand based plant breeder, Mark Jury and has only recently been released in Europe.

9th Guangzhou Int’l Flowers, Bonsai & Garden Exhibition

The Guangzhou International Sourcing Centre Complex in China is the venue for this event (GBGE2017) which will be held from March 13th-15th next year. This annual event is attended by professional visitors from more than 60 countries. See news up-date (August 8).

Ornamental Citrus Plants Manual

This specialist book is written and produced by Oscar Tintori Nursery. The manual provides important information about the techniques and treatment of citrus trees. From Citrus Genus, Fortunella Genus, Poncirus Genus, Microcitrus Genus, Severinia Genus, Murraya Genus, to Exotica.

Salon du Végétal to change date and venue!

The Salon du Végétal fair continues its search for excellence in order to be amongst the greatest events aimed at the flowers and plants world. For 2017, they are moving to Nantes, to the “Parc de la Beaujoire”. A larger exhibition area, inside and outside, will allow to present a wider offer and therefore to attract more professional buyers. The dates switch from mid-February to June 20-22.