- Deadline Extension for AIPH Awards 29 July 2016
- Summer Flowering Heathers 28 July 2016
- Cacti are the Choice for August 27 July 2016
- Patterned Pots deliver Prize-Winning Results! 26 July 2016
- Summer Showcase to feature on BBC Gardeners World! 25 July 2016
- Ornamental Citrus Plants Manual 25 July 2016
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Image: Taken at the Gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny, France during the SpogaGafa 2016 Press Conference.
- Groen-Direkt Plant Fairs 20169 August 2016
- IGCA Congress 201621 August 2016 22 August 2016 23 August 2016
- Groen-Direkt Autumn Plant Fair24 August 2016 25 August 2016 26 August 2016
- Plantarium 201624 August 2016 25 August 2016 26 August 2016 27 August 2016
- Florall Spring Fair 201624 August 2016
- Far West Show 201625 August 2016 26 August 2016 27 August 2016
- Green is Life 20161 September 2016 2 September 2016 3 September 2016
- SpogaGafa 20164 September 2016 5 September 2016 6 September 2016
- Four Oaks Trade Show 20166 September 2016 7 September 2016
- Glee 201612 September 2016 13 September 2016 14 September 2016
From the Potting Shed....
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. Full details to follow on news pages.
'Butterfly Bush' (Buddleia) takes Centre Stage
In August, 'Butterfly Bush' (Buddleia) takes centre stage as ‘Garden Plant of the Month’. This is an initiative from www.Thejoyofplants.co.uk who asks growers and horticultural specialists from the floriculture sector to select a garden plant every month with the aim of inspiring and enthusing.
Unique Baytrees in Huge Demand!
High quality and immediate delivery ensured that Laurica Plants enjoyed an excellent Hampton Court Flower Show. Their Lauretum range of large, mature and unique baytrees drew an increased level of interest in this, their 5th year of attendance.
Plantarium Novelties announced!
The Acer shirasawanum 'Munn 001' (Moonrise) is amongst the Novelty entrants for 2016 at Plantarium. This spectacularly coloured plant has been entered by Van Son & Koot BV from Kaatsheuvel and is managed by Plantipp BV.
Wyevale Nurseries 2017 Catalogue
Wyevale Nurseries have officially launched its 2017 promotional catalogue. This commercial nurseries’ new brochure includes 37 new plant promotions. Further details to follow.
Cacti are the August Houseplant of the Month
Cacti are exciting, unusual, virtually maintenance-free and the type of houseplant that lasts a very long time! This has been chosen as the Houseplant of the Month for August which is an initiative from the Flower Council of Holland.
June Flower Trials attract 13% Visitor Increase!
Gill Corless, ChairWoman of the FlowerTrials Board said “ I want to congratulate all 52 members on maintaining such a high standard of exhibits. The collective spirit of all FlowerTrials members continues to make week 24 an exceptional event.” See news pages for further details.
Salvia Blue Marvel takes Best in Show!
Salvia Blue Marvel from Darby Nursery Stock was crowned best in show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show. The show, sponsored by Hortipak, took place at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry.
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.
Plants and knowledge sharing at Groot Groen Plus
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. This October trade fair (5th-7th) is also changing its opening hours in response to both exhibitor and visitor feed-back.
Counting down to Four Oaks debut!
Dongen based Boomkwekerij E.de Jong are looking forward to their debut at Four Oaks this year. Their presence at this leading U.K. event underlines their continued expansion across Europe and marks their first exhibitor presence in the U.K.
Carex morrowii 'Variegata' at their Dongen Nursery