News: retail plant management

Fred Yates...Plant Breeder

Industry Mourns Fred Yates

All at Genesis Plant Marketing Ltd, were saddened by the news of the death of Fred Yates last Friday September 9th following a lengthy battle motor neurons disease.

The company had worked with Fred for over 25 years after a chance introduction to company founder Peter Dealtrey by a third party in the Rose trade.

Finished Crops

Fred came into plant bre...

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Reflecting on Four Oaks!

Reflecting on Four Oaks!

As the 50th Edition of Four Oaks opens this morning, 'Planteria' could not let this moment pass to reflect on this phenominal event.

I am privileged to have attended Four Oaks many times since the early 1990's.

Special Lady

To have known Pat Coutts who made this event her life, was more than a pleasure. It was...

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Bronze Award for Hydrangea Petite Lantern!

Bronze Award for Hydrangea Petite Lantern!

The Hydrangea paniculata Lissjudy Petite® Lantern (PBR EU201923318) received a Bronze Award at the Plantarium Fair last week.

Petite® Lantern is a compact growing Hortensia with numerous flowers which flowers in July. The colour starts with lime and changes to white and ends with a tremendous dark pink colour in October.

Ultimate La...

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Laxsjon Introduce Sedum Trays!

Laxsjon Introduce Sedum Trays!

As part of their ongoing product development, Laxsjon Plants have now introduced Sedum Trays into their soft landscape profile.

These include 8-10 different varieties of Sedums which are grown in a specially developed, high quality mineral substrate. Due to this choice of mineral, they guarantee long-lasting results for your green roof. The tray has an easy-click-system so installation is v...

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GrootGroenPlus is Fully Booked!

GrootGroenPlus is Fully Booked!

The 32nd edition of the GrootGroenPlus Trade Fair, which will be held in Zundert (NL) from 5 to 7 October, is now fully booked.

Anyone who still registers will be placed directly on the waiting list.

Diverse Range

With a diverse range of participants, the entire range of trees plant material and is well represented, as can now also be s...

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Four Oaks Debut for 'Bee Gold' Wild Rose  

Four Oaks Debut for 'Bee Gold' Wild Rose  

A number of new varieties from Boweco vof will debut at Four Oaks next month (Sept 6/7).

Bee Gold is a compact rose with light-yellow flowers. As with many wild roses, its flowers only have five petals, giving Bee Gold a very natural look.

Catches the Eye! 

Its flowers catch the eye because of their d...

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Attractive Range of Vibernum

Attractive Range of Vibernum

Boweco vof will exhibit a range of new plant material at Four Oaks 2022.

Their range of Vibernum includes the following varieties:

Viburnum plicatum Pinkimono® is a very compact-growing viburnum. It barely grows taller than 80 to 100 cm. The shrub has deep green leaves and sterile buds that flower into large flat umbels with small fertile flowers in the centre. The beautifu...

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The Heartbeat of the Green Industry!

The Heartbeat of the Green Industry!

For almost 30 years, Warsaw has hosted the Greenest Horticultural Fair in Central and Eastern Europe.

Founded in 1993, ‘Green is Life’ began its mission to popularise nursery stock – trees, shrubs, perennials, climbers – and consequently continues to do so.

At the same time, its organizers, the Polish Nurserymen’s Association and the Agencja Pro...

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Heatwave Signals Water Management Alert!

Heatwave Signals Water Management Alert!

As the UK swelters in the midst of a major heatwave, now is the perfect time to take back some control over water management on the nursery with H2Gro. So says ICL Area Technical Sales Manager, Steve Chapman.

Timely New Website

Marking the launch of its new water management website, ICL is giving away 1litre sample bottles of H2Gr...

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Open Day Enhances Howards' Way!

Open Day Enhances Howards' Way!

Howard Nurseries Wholesale recently held an open day for their customers, to view the extensive range and quality of their plants.

The nursery propagates 90% of their stock which results in the growing of two million plants a year in 1600 varieties.

Container Grown & Open Field

These are either container grown or in open field...

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