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Welcome to this exciting news platform for the European Plant sector. 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....

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.  The most recent event 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.

Salon du Vegetal reaches 30 year milestone!

Salon du Vegetal reached its 30th Anniversary last month. We saw many visitors from around Europe at this prestigious event for the French horticultural sector. Takii Seed were amongst the many growers and breeders we met whose news trail will be prominent on our pages this year.

Strong turnout for Groen-Direkt Spring Fair! 

The annual Spring Plant Fair held at Hazerswoude, Boskoop took place on February 3/4. Many U.K. plant buyers continue to visit this event to analyse availability for the Spring season. This outstanding plant fair is held weekly (Tuesdays) from now until the end of June with more dates during the late summer and autumn calendar.

Expo Tco 2015 gets set for June date

This annual nursery trade event in Opheusden will be held in June for the first time this year. Previously held in October, this is helping to raise its profile within the busy event diary.  The date is confirmed as 24th and 25th June. (see news pages)

Outdoor Design & Build 2015

Dubai's development projects are set to reach $200bn over the next decade and attention is increasingly turning toward ensuring that these developments include appropriately designed and built outdoor space.

As the momentum increases towards Expo 2020 in Dubai, the Outdoor Design & Build event is being held next month the third time. Their link to this level of expenditure on green construction projects is highlighted on our Middle East news pages.