3 Years of Global Plant News Coverage!

In Full Bloom as we head for 2017!

Welcome to this exciting news platform for the Professional Plant sector. We have been 'live' now for over 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'.

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

Image: Genesis Plant Marketing at Four Oaks 2016.

From the Potting Shed....

Exclusive Design for Nursery Management

A new and exclusive digging machine has been specially designed for Boskoop based Rijnbeek & Son. Delivery was taken earlier this month for immediate work on bareroot lifting.

Domenico Guizzo Joins Romiti Vivai

The profile of Pistoia based Romiti Vivai has being further enhanced by the appointment of Domenico Guizzo. He has decided to offer his market knowledge, experience and effort at the disposal of Romiti Vivai to increase both their profile and awareness in the U.K.

Looking ahead to IPM!

Our current news inbox reminds us that the Greatest Plant Show on Earth is slowly emerging on the horizon! IPM Essen will again attract some of Europe's largest nurseries and growers. Within this mix there are also some specialist companies showing their products for the Urban Environment, such as Czech based Plastia. There will be plenty of IPM news between now and January 24!

Strong Entries for 'Finished Plants and Trees' Award

Its good to see Worcestershire based Bransford Nurseries making it through to the final four in the IGOTY 'Finished Plants & Trees Awards' section. The event will be held on January 24th during IPM Essen. More details on news pages. (Nov 17).

GrowQuip hailed a success!

The inaugural GrowQuip 2016, held in Stratford upon Avon, has been hailed as a great success. Plans are already under way for the 2017 edition.

An Italian Revolution!

The Giorgio Tesi Group and Vivai Sandro Bruschi company have confirmed their agreement to merge their two nurseries with immediate effect. The acquisition of Sandro Bruschi expands the Giorgio Tesi Group nursery by about 100 hectares (between container plants and open field)

Azalea are the Houseplant of the Month

You can hardly see this plant for the flowers! That’s why Azalea is the Houseplant of the Month for December. www.TheJoyofplants.co.uk is an initiative of the Flower Council of Holland. (Read more on news pages)

Tree Planting at new HTA offices

To celebrate the opening of the Horticultural Trades Association’s new offices (and the European Nursery Stock Association’s 25th anniversary), an official tree planting ceremony took place at Horticulture House, Chilton in October.

Flower Expo China

The Guangzhou International Flower, Bonsai & Garden Exhibition has changed its name into Flower Expo China. Dutch horticultural event organiser HPP has recently partnered with the Guangdong Grandeur International Exhibition Group, the organiser of the rebranded Flower Expo China. This event will be held from March 13th-15th next year.

Plenty to see at GrootGroenPlus!

The 26th edition of GrootGroenPlus in Zundert took place in October. Plants and knowledge sharing were the theme for 2016. This is the show for the International Nursery Stock industry and a key event for Zundert as a growing region. The 2017 edition will be held from October 4-6th.

E de Jong open Polish Distribution Centre

As part of their continued expansion, Boomkwekerij E de Jong have opened a new distribution centre in Radom, Poland. Their presence at GrootGroenPlus in Zundert (pictured) will be followed by IPM Essen (January) and Gardenia in Poznan (March) as they continue to expand their tree sales across Europe.

Salon du Végétal changes 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.