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Gardeco acquires Ecomoss & Supamoss

Gardeco Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of Eco Garden Gifts in Bolton, the long established supplier of Supamoss and Ecomoss hanging basket liners. Isabelle Harris (M.D. of Gardeco Ltd) said 'We are committed to building on the established brand awareness and to promote this U.K. produced liner to both the retail and nursery sectors.'

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Enhancing the Outdoor Room!

Enhancing the Outdoor Room!

The potential to enhance the Outdoor Room has never been so great! Looking ahead to warmer weather in the summer of 2014, you are planning a family celebration. You know the date, will send the invitations, work out how you’re going to handle the food, drinks & music etc. You’ve clearly got things under control, and then, when you take a good look around at the venue which is your place, panic rolls in!

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ALCEA Rosea-Hybr. Spotlight Series ’Radiant Rose’
Jelitto Seeds have published their 2014/2015 Catalogue which includes some outstanding new varieties. Described as the latest and the best breeding with the Spotlight Series, the saucer shaped, radiant pink blooms of ’Radiant Rose’ (pictured) join the distinguished company of other single colours, among the Spotlight Series. These include ’Mars Magic’ in red, ’Polarstar’ white, ’Sunshine’ yello...

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British Plants Spring into action!

British Plants Spring into action!

Who knows what Spring will be like for garden centres this year? The one certainty is that the best place to choose the right stock to kick-start your Plantarea is the British Plant Fair on 6th March at Stoneleigh Park, Warkwickshire.

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Geranium 'Purple Passion' exclusive!

Geranium ‘Purple Passion’ exclusive!

The Bransford Webbs Plant Company are introducing a number of new and exciting plants for 2014. The Geranium 'Purple Passion' is an amazing Geranium which has dramatic plum coloured foliage all year round, with stunning bright pink flowers in summer. Bred by Naturally Native New Zealand Plants, this attractive Geranium is from the same breeders as Geranium ‘Pink Spice’. Introduced to the garden centre mark...

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Light and Shadow in the Garden!

Light and Shadow in the Garden!

The 35th edition of the Pordenone Fiere will be held at the Fiera di Pordenone from 1st to 9th March 2014. This is the most important exhibition dedicated to gardening and floriculture in North East Italy. Next year's theme is 'Light & Shadow in the Garden' which is aimed to stimulate designers and nurserymen to replace a winning combination. This should emb...

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Second 'Creative Gardens ' competition

Second 'Creative Gardens' competition

Orticolario, in collaboration with AIAPP, announces the second international competition for the implementation of creative gardens in the Villa Erba Park in Cernobbio, Italy, which is the location of this prestigious event. From now until the end of January 2014, landscape gardeners, garden designers, architects, artists and nurserymen will be able to submit applications to take part in the competition a...

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New Varieties from UK Growers!

New Varieties from UK Growers! 

Visitors to IPM Essen next month are invited to meet leading suppliers from the UK horticultural industry on the UK Pavilion and CHA industry stand. An informal networking reception is open to all visitors from 5pm onwards on the second day of the event (Wednesday 29th January). A showcase of innovative new varieties and service solutions from leading British suppliers to the global horticulture...

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Quercus Garden Brilliant launches Half Century!

Focused on Brilliant Half Century!

Van Aart Boomkwekerijen are already focusing on their 50th Anniversary of trading in 2014. Two new stunning trees were launched at GrootGroenPlus in October with Quercus Garden Brilliant winning a Bronze medal in the Best Novelties section of the event's plant awards. Quercus Garden Brilliant is a Hybrid Oak tree from Quercus X streimii Pungens and a Quercus robur. It has firm leathery glossy leave...

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Mystic Dahlia breeds success!

Dr. Keith Hammett is New Zealand’s leading professional breeder of ornamental plants. He originally studied botany at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom and followed with a PhD in plant pathology. Despite a scientific background and long research history Keith sees the creation of ornamental plants as an art form comparable to other areas of aesthetic activity.

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