17 Countries To Present Multi-faceted Booths

IPM Essen will again see a large number of Joint International booths representing 17 countries from around the globe.

The choice to present their innovations in this multi-faceted format is becoming more popular. Plant Buyers can obtain information about country-specific products from several companies in a quick, compact and efficient way.

The countries providing this option include Belgium, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, China, Costa Rica, France and Mexico.

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City Trees for the Urban Climate

For IPM Essen 2019, Lorenz von Ehren will be talking about 'City Trees' on their stand 7E31. They will demonstrate how tree species that are classified as climate change resistant might develop and address our changing climate.

Kentia Palm Kicks off 2019! 

The Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana) has been chosen by Flower Council Holland as their Houseplant of the Month for January. This is a plant with a relatively small base from which slender stems grow upwards bearing soft, elegant green palm leaves.

Schneider Reports Strong Growth 

Schneider youngplants report on a sustained period of strong growth. The constant creation of new partnerships within, as well as outside Europe, has been a key factor.

Besides their herbs and vegetables, a brand new x Petchoa hybrida BeautiCal series from Sakata has been introduced. See Schneider at IPM Essen next month.

Early-bird Offer Ends This Friday!

The IGOTY Awards 2019 Tickets are on sale now and the early-bird offer ends this coming Friday (Dec 14).

Join AIPH and the 'Best of the Best' for an evening of celebration. These commence with a drinks reception followed by a gala dinner, the awards ceremony and an evening of live musical entertainment!

http://aiph.org/groweroftheyear/

'City of Flowers'

Guangzhou is the main flower production base and supply centre in China for potted ornamental plants. It is also the main distribution centre for imported flowers and has a wealth of its own flower varieties.

Guangzhou vows to highlight the charm of flower city and to create the brand of being the 'City of Flowers'. This will be reflected at the China International and Floriculture Trade Fair (Flower Expo China) held from March 17 -19 in Guangzhou.

Pot Roses with Enchanting Fragrance

The Queen of Pot Roses, Rosa Eskelund from Roses Forever will present a brand new series of long lasting fragrant pot roses with large flowers on stand 6h34 at IPM Essen next month. Make sure you 'Stop and Smell the Roses'.

GrootGroen Spring Fairs

Next year’s Spring Plant fairs in Holland will take place on 16 and 17 January 2019 at various locations in the Zundert region. These are seasonal events allied to the annual GrootGroenPlus held each October. A new logo was produced for the 2019 campaign.

'A Horticultural Jargon Buster’

Palmstead Nurseries are holding a series of mini-workshops from February 2019 onwards through to May. The theme of their February event held on 20th, is centered on 'Horticultural Terms'. This follows their Soft Landscape Workshop on January 23rd.

More than 30 Leading Nurseries

The Green Exchange event will be held at the Brno Exhibition Centre on January 16th 2019. Here you will see many leading nurseries from the Czech Republic. This is organised by the Green Burza Nursery Association of the Czech Republic.

Belgian Grower Reaches Final

The AIPH have announced the finalists for the prestigious International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2019. The nine ornamental grower finalists include Gediflora from Belgium and Clematis Źródło Dobrych Pnączy Spółka from Poland.

China, Denmark, Kenya, and the Netherlands are also represented. The event takes place on January 22nd during IPM Essen.

7th Season for Dubai Miracle Garden

The Dubai Miracle Garden is one of a kind in the world for it's unique display and its extravagant outdoor destination. It's 7th season is now open until May 5th 2019.

This is a huge & exclusive flower garden which occupies an area of 72,000 sq.m. There are around 109 million flowers planted and 100 million of these bloom in the garden each season.

Selection of Nerium oleander

CaporalPlant offer a selection of Nerium oleander, including one of the most beloved plants Eucalyptus gunnii for immediate delivery. Guaranteed high quality, even in the late fall.

They have also confirmed their presence at both IPM Essen and Myplant & Garden 2019.