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Mild Autumn Results in Surprise Choice of Plants!
The recent period of mild weather in the heart of Tuscany, Italy's major growing region has produced a unique level of plant availability, right now!
This has been felt quite sharply at Tuscany Growers where varieties such as pleached chanticleer pyrus are still holding their leaves, as we approach the festive season.
Advance Blo...Read more...
.....And in the Beginning.....
As we head towards 2022, we are delighted to talk exclusively to Nigel Judd, M.D. of Genesis Plant Marketing to see how they view the coming year, and beyond.
Q: 'Your company has grown in stature and awareness in recent years. Has there been a magic formula for this continued progress?'Read more...
Highlights from Cyclamen Open Days 2021
The Schoneveld Breeding Cyclamen Open Days saw many interested growers and young plant producers visit 'plantXperience' at the Wilp location in Holland.
The event was also very well attended online. This year, Schoneveld Breeding added value by providing inspiration for both business to business and consumers on h...Read more...
Pest and Disease Control for Farmers & Growers
Basic substances comprise twenty different compounds which are authorised for plant protection uses within the EU (and UK since Brexit).
While not primarily described as ‘pesticides’ they can be used to control pest and pathogens. The specifics of their approval and their prescribed application procedure are laid out in EU Regulation 1107/2009.Read more...
New Range of Laurels
There is new range of laurels now available for the U.K. market from Genesis Plant Marketing, on behalf of Breeder Plants, Sapho and Plantipp.
Pruno laurocerasus Sofia
This is a compact growing baby of the laurel family, Sofia is an award winning introduction with narrow serrated leaves and fantastic compact growth. This makes it very easy to prune and sh...Read more...
The World of Coleus
The Coleus plant, "plecanthrus scutellaroides" has risen in popularity in recent years, both as potted plant for indoors, and as gardening plant.
It's popularity has been high in the mass market, and as a collectable item for hobbyists and enthusiasts.
Began in USA
The boom started in the USA, where the hobby of collecting these pla...Read more...
'What's New' for 2022?
There has never been such a great demand for new products! Seiont Nurseries pride themselves in bringing the best new Shrubs and Perennials to the market.
They work closely with Breeders and Agents from around the world on a constant programme of new introductions.
2022 is set to be a bumper year with just some of ...Read more...
BioProtection Summit and Awards 2022!
The 2022 BioProtection Summit and Awards will take place on 24–25 May in Birmingham.
This is the annual meeting of the World BioProtection Forum, formerly known as the Biopesticide Summit and Awards.
UK Biocontrol Sector
The event will gather stakeholders from across the biocontrol sector in the UK, including rep...Read more...
Seedling Amongst Cuttings!
Hydrangea paniculata Polestar ('Breg14') PBR is the plant that was rescued from the compost heap and now has a Gold Medal, 8 years later!
It all started in 2006 when Arjen Bregman finds a seedling among the cuttings of the Dharuma hydrangea. Intrigued, he set it, along with the other 14 brothers and sisters, for further observation and gives it the code 'Breg14'.Read more...