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Sheila joins ‘The 25 Year Club’

Sheila Jackson has recently joined an exclusive group of individuals in 'The 25 year service club’ at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries. Sheila is the receptionist at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, and joins 22 other colleagues who have all worked for the company for 25 years or more.

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Guest Speaker at Wyevale Open Day

Guest Speaker at Wyevale Open Day

Sir Roy Strong will be the guest speaker this coming week (July 2nd) during the Wyevale Nurseries Open Day. This landscape designer and writer will be in Hereford to meet landscapers, amenity experts and planteria managers from garden centres.

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Visit & Experience programme

Visit & Experience programme

Giorgio Tesi Group have announced their new 'Visit & Experience' programme to commence from late Summer till Autumn 2014. This is an open invitation for UK plant buyers to meet the team, visit their Tuscan nursery and check the quality of their production.

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Fabulous start to Florafest!

The first day of Florafest provided a stunning array of colour. Several new varieties of Geranium, Petunia and Verbena are on show for whole week. Full story to follow. www.florafest.info

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Boweco returns to Four Oaks

Boweco returns to Four Oaks

One of the leading nurseries in Belgium are returning to Four Oaks this year. Boweco won the Florall Gold award at the Spring edition of the Florall Fair held in Ghent. This award was conferred on the new Prunus cerasifera, with the cultivar name of ‘Crimson Pointe'. www.florall.be

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'Connect' is the Plantarium theme for 2014

'Connect' is the Plantarium theme for 2014

The annual Plantarium event in Boskoop connects growers, horticultural companies, retailers and consumers. The theme of the 32nd edition is therefore, Connect! Visitors to Plantarium are swept along into the horticultural world on a journey along the various stops made by horticultural products. The journey starts with the development of a new product by means of breeding and concept development and...

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Joint focus for Dutch Plant Fairs

Joint focus for Dutch Plant Fairs

In 2012, the GrootGroenPlus and Tree Centre Opheusden joined forces. During the first week of October 2014, this will happen again at these events in the south of Holland. In this, the 24th edition of Groot GroenPlus and the 3rd edition of Expo TCO, the co-operation will benefit both national and international trade press and visitors.

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Inaugural Plant Day!

Inaugural Plant Day!

To co-incide with National Garden Week in Holland, Van Aart Boomkwekerijen are holding their inaugural 'Plant Day' on Saturday 21st June. This is being held at their picturesque Oudenbosch location, near de Baarlesebosche.

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So Much to Admire!

So Much to Admire!

Benary took the opportunity to once again showcase its products at this year's Flower Trials® in Peter van der Plas' operation in Westland Maasdijk, Holland. The North German breeders of ornamentals presented their new breeding highlights over the four day event. This year’s focus was on Benary’s main product groups such as Begonias, Pansies, Violas, FastraX perennials, Pentas and Petunias.

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Exclusive Breier Genetics Agreement

Exclusive Breier Genetics Agreement

Channel Island Plants (UK) Ltd are proud to announce that they have entered into an exclusive agreement to market unrooted cuttings of all Breier bedding plants in the U.K. These are produced exclusively by Cohen Propagation Nurseries from clean certified stock.

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