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From the Potting Shed....

IPM just a week away!

IPM Essen 2015 will shortly be upon us. Its profile remains massive within the global plant industry and we anticipate another superb event. The U.K. are well represented within the CHA stand so make sure you stop by and see what's on offer!


GP Plants are featured here at the 2014 event.

Contact '15 stirs the grey cells!

The bi-ennial HTA 'Contact' conference was held last week. This took place at the global HQ of JCB in Rocester. The event attracted many leading lights of the retail plant sector, as both speakers and delegates. The JCB tour of their impressive factory and 'museum' was the highlight of the two days. We can all be proud of this U.K. manufacturer whose global presence is quite staggering as they celebrate 70 years of trading this year. It will be a tricky choice of venue in 2017 for the HTA to match this!

Pistoia re-ignites its profile!

Tuscany is well know for its tourism and fabulous scenery. As the heartland of Italy's nursery sector, it has recently sought to re-ignite its profile. The Pistoia Chamber of Commerce and the Province of Pistoia provided a 'Toscana Promozione' over a three day period.

The December press tour enjoyed by the cream of the European horticultural media were shown the Tuscan Flower Market in Pescia, This was followed by a presentation from the Interprovincial Lucca-Pistoia Floriculture District. (They are pictured here at the showroom of Vannucci Piante). Full report to follow on news pages.

Expo Tco moves to Summer slot

This annual trade event in Opheusden announces its move to a June event for 2015. Previously held in October, this move will help to raise its identity within the busy event diary.  The date is confirmed today (January 7) 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 in April for the third time. Their link to this level of expenditure on green construction projects is highlighted on our Middle East news pages.