News: floriculture

Creativity Brings its Reward!

Creativity Brings its Reward!

With a beautiful combination of bamboo, roses and water on their stand at the Floralien in Ghent, Meer Plant from Meer (B) made a flashy entrance into the tree nursery market.

Oprins Family

Meer Plant BV is a new addition to the Oprins family. The stand was shared with sister companies Plantentuin De Kleine Boerderij Merksplas and tree nursery Vi...

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Floraliën Opens in Style!

Floraliën Opens in Style!

Floraliën 2022 opened in style last week. Delegates of the VLAM press group were privileged to enjoy an advance preview.

Magical Spell

The City of Ghent is again cast under the magical spell of Floraliën.

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Luxury Designs Connect With Nature

Luxury Designs Connect With Nature

The recent Paris fair, Maison & Objet placed the spotlight on luxury design and invited visitors to reflect on its different creative expressions.

Flowers of the Elite

Were you tempted by 'Uber Luxe' or 'Lux Populis'? The first combines haute couture craftsmanship with high technology.

The second surfs on p...

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Enter the Tropical Jungle in the Beatrix Pavilion!

Enter the Tropical Jungle in the Beatrix Pavilion!

The most beautiful spring park in the world, Keukenhof, opens this week. (March 24). 

Keukenhof shows what Dutch horticulture has to offer. The flower shows in the pavilions are a permanent feature.

Showstopper

The Beatrix Pavilion, with its impressive Anthurium and Orchid show, has been a real showstopper for ...

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Storms are on the Horizon!

Storms are on the Horizon!

Following a hiatus in production of the micro plantlets for the Storm™ Agapanthus series at the laboratory, this popular series of Agapanthus is set to return to the market in 2022.

Storm Agapanthus have been chosen for their prolific flowering, compact uniformity in growth, versatility in the landscape and containers, along with an ...

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Genesis Adds Two Further Chapters!

Genesis Adds Two Further Chapters!

New for 2022 comes Salvia ‘Pink Amistad’, the perfect accompaniment to the best-selling ‘Amistad’.

Large, bright pink, two-lipped flowers with dark sepals are presented on tall, upright stems above lush green foliage.  An outstanding garden plant for the border or larger patio container.

Superb Pollinator

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Green is Life Set for September 2022!

Green is Life Set for September 2022!

The 29th edition of the International Exhibition Green is Life & Flower Expo Poland will be held in Warsaw, from September 1st-3rd, 2022.

The organizers are the Polish Nurserymen Association and Agencja Promocji Zieleni. 

Ornamental Horticulture

The fair is aimed at producers and buyers of all sectors of ...

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Gardening Boom Continues in Italy

Gardening Boom Continues in Italy

The upward trend in gardening sales in Italy continued in 2021.

This was seen not only in flowers and plants, but also compost, irrigation systems, plant care products, pots and vases who have all seen their individual sales levels increase.

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Sweet Launch from Genesis!

Sweet Launch from Genesis!

Breaking News Exclusive....!  New for 2022 in the UK and available in limited numbers only (or to pre-book for 2023), comes the Clematis Truffle Series!

Montana Types

This is a group of seven early flowering Montana types, all of which have a dark or chocolatey foliage. The flower colours range from pure white through to different shad...

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Apprenticeship Week 7th-13th February

Apprenticeship Week 7th-13th February

Have you ever thought of employing a floristry apprentice? Now is the time. Apprenticeships help bring valuable skills into your business with the government’s financial support. 

Apprenticeships are suitable for people at any level so you can hire someone new or to improve the skill of existing members of staff.

Trailblazer Apprentic...

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