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CastClear® returns to Four Oaks!

CastClear® returns to Four Oaks!

CastClear® is an organic non-pesticide control solution available to domestic lawn owners to deter the worms from casting. This unique liquid combination was exhibited at Glee 2013 where a new 'Mixed case' option was launched. For the growing number of Cast Clear stockists, this has increased sales by providing mixed cases of 4 bottles of each size of this product. The mixed case option has boosted sales to shoe-horn all three sizes on ...

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Perennial Growing Cycle

Perennial Growing Cycle

Hillview Hardy Plants will be featuring the Itoh Peony range at Gardeners' World next week. Those who admire the colourful and exotic flowers of tree peonies, but prefer the perennial growing cycle of herbaceous Peonies, will love the Itoh Peonies, also known as intersectional hybrids. They tend to resemble tree Peonies with a domed, vigorous growth habit and large double flowers with disease-resistant lacy, dark green foliage.

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Alstroemeria Rock and Roll® graduates this summer!

Alstroemeria Rock and Roll® graduates this summer!

The new Alstroemeria Rock and Roll® is stunningly different and so lovely. It has the Anthony Tesselaar hallmark which means it has already graduated as a tried-and-tested performer. No-one will be disappointed by this truly great new Alstroemeria, which will be available to warm-climate gardeners in limited quantities this summer, with greater distribution due in 2015.

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10th Flower Trials® are more social than ever!

10th Flower Trials® are more social than ever!

The annual European Flower Trials 2014 are being held next week. From June 10th to 13th, breeding companies from across the globe offer you a glimpse into the future with their new series and varieties . The Twitter account @flowertrials can help you to stay in touch with all the facts, events and introductions. On the social network the Flower Trials organization, participants and visitors will ensure that the event becom...

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Taking GRP to a higher level

Taking GRP to a higher level!

Europlanters Ltd are proud to have been involved in what is being called the largest area of urban redevelopment in Europe. This is one of central London’s most significant current improvement and rejuvenation projects.

Contracted by BAM construction and working alongside Willerby Landscapes, Europlanters took GRP to a higher level using their planters for a roof top garden on part of a £170m development within the 67 acre esta...

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Awards Showcase for new and innovative plants

Awards Showcase for new and innovative plants

The New Plant Awards, sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) will once again be at the heart of the HTA National Plant Show next month. These will showcase the best in new plant introductions from UK plant suppliers.

Exhibitors are being encouraged to enter the Awards to promote their new plant varieties and gain recognition for them. There are five award categories for 2014 which are: annuals, herbaceous...

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Monograph of the genus Cornus

Monograph of the genus Cornus

A new book for plant lovers has been published detailing the world of the genus Cornus. Published by Giorgio Tesi Editrice, part of the Giorgio Tesi Group, this has been translated into 6 languages, Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese.

620 Varieties

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Hydrangea Miss Saori was bred in Japan

Hydrangea Miss Saori was bred in Japan

The particularly beautiful Hydrangea Miss Saori (‘H20-2’PBR) made its debut at last week's Chelsea Flower Show and became '2014 Chelsea Plant of the Year'. Miss Saori was declared the best of 40 entries and this prestigious title was awarded because of the vivid colours and special qualities of this shrub.

The double-petalled flowers have deep rose margins. This colour softens to white in the centre and forms a nice contras...

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Colour-Crazy Plants at Four Oaks!

Colour-Crazy Plants at Four Oaks!

The 2014 edition of the Four Oaks Forever newsletter has been published. This annual publication is full of stunning new plants from this year's exhibitors. As Event Director, Pat Coutts points out ' The entire sector of ornamental horticulture is here with 50% of exhibits being plant producers and breeders.'

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Ecologically rich and picture perfect

Ecologically rich and picture perfect

The 2nd annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2014 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers drew over 350 delegates earlier this month. Eng. Salah AbdulRahman Amiri, Assistant Director General, Environment and Public Health Services Sector, Dubai Municipality welcomed this audience from the landscape and irrigation sectors at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers complex.

Flower Planting bonanza

The conference comm...

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