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Sustainable Growing Systems
Maintaining biological diversity is a cornerstone of the drive towards future sustainable growing systems, and ornamental horticulture is presented with challenges to be overcome as we move towards that future.
CHAP - Crop Health and Protection, is a UK Agri-Tech Innovation Centre funded by Innovate UK. CHAP brings together leading researchers, farmers, growers, and innovators to understand th...Read more...
Celebrating a Freshness in Garden Retail
As the first dedicated garden retail exhibition to make its in-person return post-lockdown, Glee (14th – 16th September, NEC Birmingham) has an important role to play.
From networking and educating, to inspiring retailers and suppliers alike, this year’s event will be a highly anticipated showcase of the newest and most exciting innovations that the garden sector has t...Read more...
Date Confirmed for 2021
Tarsus Turkey confirm that The Flower and Plant Show, will be held in Tuyap, Istanbul, from November 11-13, 2021.
The demand for New Purchases, postponed to this year due to global factors, will be fulfilled at this event.
Tarsus Turkey General Manager Zekeriya Aytemur said “We are continuing to work hard to ensure the 2021 edition of The Flower and Plant Show is the most succ...Read more...
British Bred 'Show Stopper' Nomination
Genesis Plant Marketing are delighted to report that their British Bred Heuchera Frilly has been nominated for the Prestigious Royal Flora Holland Golden Tulip award.
It has a unique and attractive caramel coloured foliage with a ruffled form. The foliage colour changes during the year in shades from caramel to red. The habit is compact and dense and is a perfect plant for a...Read more...
Thousands of Grafted Wisteria
Each year, Tuscany Growers produce thousands of grafted wisteria which is a very popular variety within their emerging profile.
They concentrate their growing programme for wisteria with a choice of 3, 9 and 18 ltr pots. All varieties are labelled with both names and pictures.Read more...
Bionema Secures New Patent
Bionema Ltd, a leading biopesticide technology company, has this week (May 26) been granted a UK patent for a novel pest control kit.
This method provides safe and sustainable protection from larval insect pests.
Intensive Agriculture Programme
During the 20th Century, agriculture became steadily more intensive, with heavier machinery, lar...Read more...
High Biosecurity Standards
Wyevale Nurseries are celebrating this week after being awarded a Plant Healthy Certificate during Defra’s 2021 Plant Health Week.
Wyevale Nurseries’ Production Manager Kyle Ross (below) received the certification from the Plant Health Alliance. This is one of only a handful of businesses in the country to have received this.
Highest Stand...Read more...
From Seeds to Cuttings
Schneider Youngplants specializes in propagating young plants from seeds and cuttings. Their range includes annuals, biennials and perennials, with an emphasis on cyclamen and vegetable plants.
New Venlo Greenhouse
Following their move to new production facilities at the start of 2021, Schneider Youngplants exchanged their old wide-span greenhouse for a...Read more...
IGOTY 2022 Opens for Entries!
The International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2022, organised by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), is now open for entries.
The award ceremony will be held in January 2022 alongside IPM Essen in Germany, the Industry’s Largest International Plant Trade Fair.*
'Best of the Best'
Outstanding Results from Growing Trials
Recent independent growing trials have revealed that Coco & Coir™ Coco Boost produced the best performance results beating the UK’s best-selling peat-based and peat-free composts.
The growing trials were conducted by Stockbridge Technology Centre, the UK’s premier horticulture growing and testing facility. The trials tested the performance of various growing m...Read more...