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Nandina domestia Sunset Boulevard (‘Manon’) PBR

Nandina domestia Sunset Boulevard PBR

‘Summer Sunset’ is a compact growing Nandina with very dark young shoots. These come out in dark red from the very first growth and have fine leaves. A very beautiful contrast with the very dark green leaves which are nestled at the bottom of the plant.

Winter Resistant

The flower of the ‘Summer Sunset’ starts...

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'Green Delivery Days'

'Green Delivery Days'

From this week (March 1), Palmstead Nurseries will introduce their ‘Green Delivery Days’, previously outlined in their 2020 Workshop. This means they will be looking at all aspects of their operations and logistics with a clear commitment to continued carbon footprint reduction.

Read the latest news from this leading U.K. Grower on this...

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First SIVAL TV Webinar

First SIVAL TV Webinar

SIVAL invites you to its first TV Webinar (by Réussir ) next Tuesday March 9 at 4.30 p.m. (CET).

The theme for this is 'Faced with COVID', how to welcome and recruit the workforce.

Specialist Speakers

In the form of a live TV set, specialist speakers, experts and professionals in the sector offer you to answer these challen...

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The Search for Peat Alternatives

The Search for Peat Alternatives

With increasing concerns over climate change and the desire to reduce or eliminate the amount of peat used in horticulture, commercial growers, gardeners and consumers everywhere are looking for quality peat replacements.

This has partly been responsible for an increase in demand for Southern Trident’s Coco & Coir® range of coir-based comp...

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Tissue Culture From Existing Varieties

Tissue Culture From Existing Varieties

Vitro Westland is a global specialist in producing tissue culture from existing varieties and custom production.

From their offices in the Netherlands, Poland and Turkey, they serve the worldwide market with hundreds of various tissue culture products, such as perennials, pot plants, cut flowers and bulbous plants.

Rapid Propagation

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'Exporting to the EU since the Trade Deal’

'Exporting to the EU since the Trade Deal’

Gardenex, PetQuip and the Commercial Horticultural Association will be hosting a special webinar, ‘Exporting to the EU since the Trade Deal – Impacts and Key Issues’, for its industry sectors on Friday 5 March from 10am to 12.30pm.

The webinar will look at the key exporting issues which exporters have been facing in 2021 following the conclusion of th...

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20 Year Anniversary for Plants@work

20 Year Anniversary for [email protected]

[email protected] Ltd, (formerly efig Ltd), is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week (Feb 22).

The organisation was formed to offer one voice to speak for the Interior Landscape industry as a whole and to promote the many benefits of plants in the workplace in particular.

Read our full news report on our Landscaping Focus page for March:

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New Season Starts at Groen-Direkt!

New Season Starts at Groen-Direkt!

The annual start to the plant buying season took place earlier this month in Hazerswoude, Boskoop.

The largest green market in Europe organised a Spring Showroom instead of the usual Spring Fair. The showroom opened its doors to enable all interested garden plant traders and buyers to view the enormous range in a safe way.

The Spr...

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Research on Digital Marketing Usage

Research on Digital Marketing Usage

Since the start of Covid-19, things have become turbulent for companies in the garden retail industry.

Ranging from massive shortages to huge plant sales, to being forced to close entirely. This brings a lot of new challenges to you as a business owner but also a lot of opportunities, especially online. We have seen many garden centres start click and collect schemes, local SEO ma...

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Minister for Horticulture is Required in Parliament!

Minister for Horticulture is Required in Parliament!

Lewis Normand from Bernhards Nurseries, recently launched a petition to urge the creation of 'Minister for Horticulture'.

Lewis outlines the situation here:

“In 2018 UK Horticulture was valued by the Horticultural Trades Association at £24.2 billion per year. This sector employs over half a million peopl...

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