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All-Female, All-Action.....

All-Female, All-Action..... and Growing for a Greener Future!

This month we interviewed Barbara Fontani from Tuscany Growers about their emergence as a leading nursery, based in Pistoia, in the heart of the Tuscan grower region. They are the only all-female owned nursery in Italy.

Read the full story here: https://www.planteria.eu/grower-focus/euro-grower-fo...

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​Verdecittà Promotion 2021

Verdecittà Promotion 

From June to September 2021, Fiera di Padova/Flormart will organize “Verdecittà”.

It's theme is 'Tree Renewal in the Cities : Green, Beauty and Health: Italian Horticulture: 'Made in Italy'.

This is an important project of promotion of Italian green supply-chain funded by the Italian Mini...

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Order Now for 2022 Spring Sales!

Order Now for 2022 Spring Sales!

Welcome to your first Spring Beauty Perennial assortment! 

Ball Colegrave are delighted to present to you their exciting new perennial lines for 2022.

These are best planted in late summer/autumn for flowering and selling the following spring, including many exciting genetics in their new legged tray format.

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Keys to Digital Transformation

Keys to Digital Transformation

On May 20, Mprise Agriware will host an event that will feature three leading companies in horticulture worldwide.

These are Ball Horticultural Company, Rijk Zwaan and Royal van Zanten.

Leading Pla...

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The First Living Desk in the World!

The First Living Desk in the World!

Recently, everyday life has become something totally different than it used to be.

There is a pressing need for change in order to find yourself in the new contemporary lifestyle, mostly being led at home.

The home that had to be turned into an office, a kindergarten or a gym. A lack of exposure to a natural environment results in a decline in mental health which is cruc...

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Dates Confirmed for Biopesticide Summit 2021

Dates Confirmed for Biopesticide Summit 2021

The U.K. Grower/Nursery Industry is a key sector where Bioprotection is of growing importance.

Join colleagues from the bioprotection industry, academia, and the public sector at this year’s virtual Biopesticide Summit on Tuesday 6th July 2021, when they will discuss progress of the WBF’s (World Bioprotection Forum) plans to reform the regulator...

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Increased Production at Seiont!

Increased Production at Seiont!

Seiont Nurseries have been quick to adapt to the sudden changes in demand for plant products during the last 12 months.

From the initial panic cancellations on the first lockdown in 2020, to the huge increase in demand afterwards.

'Plugging' the Gaps in the Market

Seiont Nurseries have been quick to adapt to the sudden ch...

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Laxsjon Report High U.K. Sales Levels!

Laxsjon Report High U.K. Sales Levels!

We spoke recently to Henk Huijsman, Joint CEO of Laxsjon Plants.

“In general terms, our season was extremely good with extremely high sales figures to the U.K. and Ireland. Whilst Brexit has generated more paperwork, the volume of the orders is much better as everyone in the chain wants to save on the cost of export and Phyto documents.”

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Discovery Days at Lowgardens Nurseries

Discovery Days at Lowgardens Nurseries

From 14th to 16th May next week, Lowgardens Nurseries in Wernhouit (near Zundert-NL) organizes the “Discovery Weekend”.

A weekend full of plants with a direct or indirect use. Think about plants which attract bees, butterflies and birds and also about fragrant and edible plants, with or without medicinal effects or plants with paint pigments (Hortus utilis).

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Attractive Caramel Foliage

Attractive Caramel Foliage 

As Garden Centre and Mail Order Plant Sales continue their buoyant start to 2021 and look set to continue in that trend, interest for new products from retailers and growers in the UK remains very strong. 

Genesis Plant Marketing report that EU interest for UK bred new products is also good and relationships with our EU partners are solid, despite ...

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