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Global Landscape Talent convenes in Dubai !

Global Landscape Talent convenes in Dubai!

The inaugural DIGC is just a few days away. Dubai will leave other cities green with envy as contenders at DIGC audition to welcome summer 2014 in style. From 3-6th April,  green masterpieces will be unveiled as the Dubai International Garden Competition designers go head-to-head.

After years of non-stop dedication and thousands of hours spent designing and perfecting their masterpieces, the world’s ...

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50 Years of Grafting at Van Aart!

50 Years of Grafting at Van Aart!

The art of grafting is a specialist process requiring intense dedication over many years. Van Aart Boomkwekerijen have just celebrated their 50th Anniversary of grafting at their impressive nursery in Oudenbosch, Holland. Under the beautiful Basilica, the company developed into a nursery making only graftings from trees, scrubs and conifers. They are sold as young plants in p9 and bigger containers. Their wide range of young grafted pl...

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Auriculas for Spring Planting!

Hillview Hardy Plants have the full range of Primula Auriculas available for immediate planting! With the arrival of Spring, this is the perfect time to plant Auriculas for the new season. Auriculas provide a vast range of colours including 'Dales Red', 'Consett', 'Doctor Lennon's White' and 'Ginger Spice' which are appealing not only to the eye but also to the senses!

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GrootGroenPlus presents theme for 2014!

GrootGroenPlus presents theme for 2014!


Following the huge success of the 2013 edition of GrootGroenPlus, the organisation is already working on the 24th edition. A complete new website has been launched with the theme of GrootGroenPlus 2014 as: #365green.

Valentine’s Day was chosen to annouce this as this is a day on which green-with-feeling plays an important role. Besides the extra attention that is paid to flowers, we also notice that visually attract...

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A New Window on Mother’s Day!

Garden Centres looking to entice customers into their outlet leading up to Mother’s Day can now use new window graphics created by Floramedia. The UK’s leading horticultural design and print company, has recently launched its new window designs specifically for Mother's Day.

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Ornamental watering intervals extended!

“Root Refreshers” is a hi-tech but deceptively simple product that extends manual watering intervals up to six weeks for ornamentals in tubs, troughs and hanging baskets. Each Root Refresher is a cushion or cone made of top quality fabric which encases a mass of a patented water bonding polymer which when buried next to a plants’ roots allows diffusion of water to the surrounding area to keep plants healthy.

“Root Refreshe...

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English Garden on Italian Riviera!

The gardens of Villa Della Pergola will opening to the public every weekend from 29th March to the end of October 2014. Every Saturday and Sunday from March to October, and on weekdays for groups, this little corner of paradise opens its gates for guided visits.

They enjoy incomparable views that take in the whole of the gulf of Alassio and the island and Gallinara, with Corsica visible in the distance. The villa itself was bui...

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Hommers Trolley Fair is under way!

Hommers Trolley Fair is under way!

The biggest independent trolley fair in the U.K. got under way this morning. West Midland based H S Hommers have extended this annual event to three days for 2014. From today until Thursday 6th, Plant buyers will have the option to select from around 250 different trolleys ranging from plugs to specimen palms in 30 ltr pots. Early signs were very positive with Planteria Managers and Building Developers in optimistic mood. A full r...

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Avoid Waterlogging in Woodland areas!

Avoid Waterlogging in Woodland areas!

The very high levels of rainfall continue to plague many parts of the country during this mild winter. This has resulted in waterlogging and compaction panning of soil both in domestic gardens and around tree roots in large parks and woodland areas.

Terrain Aeration Services are a specialist company whose unique techniques are a proven method of alleviating the stress endured by poorly managed areas. In terms of remedial opt...

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Turkish Delegation from Mersin Region

A Turkish delegation from the Chamber of Commerce and growing region of Mersin visited the recent Salon du Vegetal in Angers. This also comprised representatives of ornamental growers and florist companies. The aim was to meet with professionals from the flowers and plants industry, and to present details of available plant material. The creation of future business with potential partners was also an essential part of the brief.

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