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Second Edition of Lusoflora, Portugal

APPPFN group of nurseries at Four Oaks 2013

The Portuguese Association of Pot Plants and Natural Flowers (APPPFN), will present the second edition of the Summer LUSOFLORA in Santarém, Portugal. This fair of Plant Nurseries, Floricultur...

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From Desert Hub to Green Wonderland!

In a sign of the overwhelming level of interest in the first annual Dubai International Garden Competition (DIGC), a higher-than-expected number of garden designs has been received before the submission deadline of February 16th. The competition is held under the patronage of the Dubai Municipality, with strategic sponsorship from Dubai Tourism & Commerce and support from the venue sponsorship partner Emaar. The first edition of...

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Helleborus "King" Collection wins Top Award

Helleborus "King" collection of Special Plant Zundert (NL) was awarded the Colour your Life Award at IPM Essen last week. A combined visitor and professional jury awarded this prize, because the company communicates the story of the plant in a compelling way. The award ceremony was handed over at the joint Dutch BIZZ Holland stand by Jury President Egon Galinnis to a surprised Johan Jansen of Special Plant Zundert. "For our c...

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The Ultimate in Garden Plant Fairs!

The Ultimate in Garden Plant Fairs!

GROEN-Direkt’s new fair season opens with the terrific Spring Fair next week on 4th/5th February. There are a whole host of reasons for visiting the ultimate in international garden plant trade fairs. The fair opens at 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the ITC site at Noorwegenlaan 37 in Nazerswoude/Boskoop. It promises to be a cracking start to their series of 34 events in 2014.

Concepts drive Groen-Direkt forward!

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Blosjz nominated for Colour Your Life Award

Blosjz plants tell a story! These wonderful indoor plants endow your home with a warm glow during gloomy winter days. This story touches hearts, reaching people through various channels, including Facebook, Twitter and the Blosjz website. But also via international media and public events like the Margriet Winter Fair, and in many garden stores.

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Leading brands return to Four Oaks!

The recent acquisition of both the Supamoss and Ecomoss hanging basket liner products sees an expansion into the horticultural sector for Gardeco Ltd. 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. Our first move was to ensure that these leading brands are once again in evidence at the Four Oaks...

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Heading towards 30 years at IPM!

Heading towards 30 years at IPM!

Laurica Plants (Europe's premier laurel nursery) are able to report once again on a sustained period of growth during 2013. The sales of their red & green gold pots for the festive season were a huge success. Their offer of a mixed trolley with pyramids and crowns on stem in red & green gold pots hit just the right note during Christmas. Despite challenging trading conditions, quality produc...

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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!

What you see is a home that...

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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’ yellow and ’Blacknight’ purple-b...

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