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Dahlia Tubers signal Spring's arrival!

JustMust Perennials report that their annual delivery of Dahlia Tubers have arrived! This contract grown shipment means JustMust can offer these plants for immediate sale to nurseries. There are twelve varieties available including Dahlia 'Arabian Night', (pictured below) a deep maroon-black flower with shining gold-green bracts showing between petals from July-Octob...

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Positive ‘Look’ for Spring Season!

Positive ‘Look’ for Spring Season!

Garden centre buyers, wholesalers and exporters who visited the Floralis Boskoop Spring Fair were in optimistic mood at the start of the Spring season. On February 4th/5th the Spring Fair took place on the site of Floralis Boskoop with the theme “Keen on Spring”. The good weather and the modest economic recovery were the most important reasons for this positive view on the spring season.

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Countdown to Biggest Independent Trolley Fair!

West Midland based HS Hommers are bracing themselves for their annual Plant Trolley Fair which has been extended to three days from this year. From Tuesday March 4th – Thursday March 6th, Plant Buyers will have the option to visit this major event across three days for the first time.

Showing around 250 different trolley ranging from plugs to specimen palms in 30 ltr pots, this is a very p...

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Groen-Direkt heralds Spring!

Groen-Direkt heralds Spring!

In a climate of near-spring temperatures, the Groen-Direkt Spring Plant Fair provided a plant fest to remember for its many visitors! This was held on February 4th and 5th at the ITC site at Noorwegenlaan in Hazerswoude, Boskoop. The event always marks the start of the season and the attendance during both days reflected this. There was an air of confidence for 2014 which was helped by the unusual calm and mild we...

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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 P...

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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...

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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 Specia...

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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...

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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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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...

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