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Relocation to Enhance Landscape Sales
Relocation to Enhance Landscape Sales
Boweco are delighted to confirm their relocation in Schellebelle, Belgium. One of the original members of the Boweco Group has retired and their former premises now provide a new headquarters for this leading collection of plant nurseries.
Existing landscape clients and wholesalers in Austria will be managed from this new location which holds one hectare of container-grown stock.
From Garden Shrubs to Avenue Trees
Boweco are a group of select nurseries from the Wetteren area of Belgium. They develop and supply a range of cultivars and plant material for both wholesale nurseries, garden centres and major landscape schemes.
Leading Source of Plant Supply
Boweco brings together a wide assortment of outdoor nursery stock and combines generations of production skills with both efficient sales and transport facilities.
The group offers hardy nursery stock from their own 80 ha open field production and 16 ha container grown plants.
'Choco & Pink' introduced for2020!
Boweco have introduced a new Rhododendron variety 'Choco & Pink' for 2020.
This was launched by the Best Select group and Boweco will sell this new Cultivar in the U.K. and Southern Ireland. 'Choco & Pink' won a Silver Medal last year at Plantarium.
This is an eye-catching new cultivar, mostly due to his colour contrast with young shoots and dark foliage. Besides this stunning foliage the cultivar also has a beautiful and rich pink flowering.
It was unveiled as the 2020 Boweco Introduction for the U.K. Market.
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18th Edition of Naivasha Hortifair Goes Ahead!
The Naivasha Hortifair is the Largest Horticultural Fair in Africa and has consistently grown over the years.
This year, the event will be held next month from the 18th-19th of November 2020 in Nakuru County, Kenya.
Nominees for GreenTech Innovation Awards 2020
The exhibitors of GreenTech Live & Online have submitted 26 innovations for the GreenTech Innovation Awards 2020.
An expert jury selected 12 nominees from all entries in 3 categories namely ‘Innovation’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Concept’. The winners will be announced during the virtual opening of GreenTech Live & Online on Tuesday 20 October 2020. www.greentech.nl
Make Your Home a 'Poinsettia' Home!
As the 2020 Christmas season draws ever closer, the leading European Poinsettia marketing initiative, Stars for Europe, are about to launch their latest seasonal campaign.
This programme will be reaching out to UK garden retailers to remind them of just how expansive its 2020 poinsettia offering is and to help them drive sales of this festive bloom. https://www.starsuniteeurope.eu/
Towards 'EcotechGreen Active' 2020
Technological Green will be one of the main themes of the Flormart City Forum, being held in December. The special Flormart event is reserved for professionals, companies, experts and representatives of the public administration.
This is scheduled to be held at the Padua Fair on 1st December 2020. www.flormart.it
New ICL Digital Showcase
Showcasing the latest technical innovations and horticultural practices, Hort Science Online was launched last month, replacing ICL’s popular Hort Science Live event.
The Hort Science Online event will run in three stages to December. Growers can register at www.hort-science.com
50 Years of Four Oaks....in 2021!'
The U.K.'s leading Ornamental Plant Trade Fair will aim to celebrate its 50th Anniversary on September 7/8, 2021.
This acquisition is a significant boost to Desch’s leading position in thermoformed and injection moulded products for the horticultural industry. https://www.planteria.eu/news/2007/desch-plantpak-acquires-ipp-factories
Gold Award for Valkplant BV
At the Plantarium Digital Expo 2020 last month, the KVBC 'Summer Challenge Awards’ took place. These winning novelties were presented during this 'live' show.
The Gold Award went to the Spiraea 'NCSX2' (DOUBLE PLAY DOOZIE) from Valkplant BV https://valkplant.com/en/
GreenTech Amsterdam 2020 Goes Virtual
After extensive consultation and various options considered, GreenTech have decided to postpone the full physical format of the show to 15 - 17 June 2021.
This year GreenTech Amsterdam will be a new virtual event: GreenTech Live & Online 2020 on 20, 21 and 22 October. The worldwide horticulture community will virtually connect, share knowledge and learn about innovations. www.greentech.nl
Joy of Plants Extends Webshop Integrations
Joy of Plants has extended its services to enable plant webshops to be created, based on its plant library.
This leading plant information company now supports Shopify and Bluepark and will add support for WooCommerce, shortly. All three are easy-to-use webshop platforms. https://hub.joyofplants.com/#!/login
MyPlant & Garden Returns in 2021
The Milan based trade fair for the Italian garden industry has been re-scheduled for February 15th -17th 2021.
The switch to 2021 is the result of a choice expressed by the vast majority of exhibiting companies. www.myplantonline.com
Living Plants for Home & Office!
Indoor Garden Design have launched 'In-Tray Plants', a home and office delivery service for living plants.
This includes a selection of houseplants, pots and indoor gardening accessories. www.indoorgardendesign.com
Spoga+gafa Moves to 2021
The next edition of Spoga+gafa will now be held from 30th May to 1st June 2021.
At the request of the industry, Koelnmesse is permanently moving the date for spoga+gafa to the first half of the year. In future, this means that the largest garden lifestyle trade fair in the world will be held at a time more convenient for orders by large segments of the industry. www.spogagafa.com
Tuscan Nursery Expands Export Sales to the UK
Two nurseries in Tuscany are co-operating to significantly expand their market by developing sales to the UK. Operating from Pistoia, the two nurseries, Vivai Masetti Sabino and Vivai Biagini co-operate together under the brand Tuscany Growers.
This nursery is entirely owned and operated by women, making it the only female run organisation in the Italian nursery industry.
(Left to right) Susanne Livi, Gianna Masetti & Barbara Fontani.
New Address for www.Planteria.eu
There is a new address for this leading online news platform. This is now : [email protected]