News: retail plant management

All-Female, All-Action.....

All-Female, All-Action..... and Growing for a Greener Future!

This month we interviewed Barbara Fontani from Tuscany Growers about their emergence as a leading nursery, based in Pistoia, in the heart of the Tuscan grower region. They are the only all-female owned nursery in Italy.

Read the full story here: https://www.planteria.eu/grower-focus/euro-grower-fo...

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Order Now for 2022 Spring Sales!

Order Now for 2022 Spring Sales!

Welcome to your first Spring Beauty Perennial assortment! 

Ball Colegrave are delighted to present to you their exciting new perennial lines for 2022.

These are best planted in late summer/autumn for flowering and selling the following spring, including many exciting genetics in their new legged tray format.

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Increased Production at Seiont!

Increased Production at Seiont!

Seiont Nurseries have been quick to adapt to the sudden changes in demand for plant products during the last 12 months.

From the initial panic cancellations on the first lockdown in 2020, to the huge increase in demand afterwards.

'Plugging' the Gaps in the Market

Seiont Nurseries have been quick to adapt to the sudden ch...

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How to Increase Retail Sales of Pelargoniums

How to Increase Retail Sales of Pelargoniums

For many garden retailers, pelargoniums are a welcome sight for much of their core customer demographic.

This includes customers who are familiar with this summer beauty.

However, the new generation of gardeners are less familiar with this classic bloom and are often drawn to more contemporary plants.

This month (May) we focus on this Pelargonium for Europe...

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Glee to Return 'In-Person' for 2021

Glee to Return 'In-Person' for 2021

Glee will return in-person from 14th – 16th September 2021. The organisers confirm that the leading brands within the garden retail industry are once again, set to appear at the 2021 event.

'Time to Grow'

Glee's theme will be 'Time to Grow', reflecting the opportunities for the garden retail industry.

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The Harkness Rose Company is Launched!

The Harkness Rose Company is Launched!

Harkness New Roses Limited announces the creation of The Harkness Rose Company.

This new business will continue the development of the Harkness Rose Brand in the global market.

Read this breaking news story in full, within our latest Home Page Promotion section.

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Increased Speed Boosts AngelaWeb Precision Nutrition

Increased Speed Boosts AngelaWeb Programme

ICL’s award-winning precision nutrition programme AngelaWeb has been updated and is now faster and more user-friendly than before, while also featuring recommendations for the new generation Osmocote 5.

“At a time when growers are looking to optimise crop performance, while improving labour and nutrient efficiency, precision nutrient is an attractive proposition,&rdq...

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'Frosty' Spring Fails to Halt Sales to UK!

'Frosty' Spring Fails to Halt Sales to UK!

The severe frost that recently hit Italy caused damage to many plants in the Tuscany Region and in Pistoia in particular. These included those in blossom, new vegetations and fruit trees.

Despite this spring time shock, Tuscany Growers are delighted to report on increased sales and delivery to the U.K. There is strong demand for Bamboo (phyllostachis), Rhyncopspermum (be...

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Ground-Breaking Plant Health Planner

Ground-Breaking Plant Health Planner

To help growers plan ahead and optimise plant health on nurseries year-round, ICL has developed a ground-breaking new Plant Health Planner.

“A digital web-based tool, it is designed to both simplify and optimise plant health programmes on UK nurseries,” explains ICL Technical Area Sales Manager, Sam Rivers. “In line with the Sustainable Use Directive, it will help gr...

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Capitalise on 'Greening the Home & Garden'

Capitalise on 'Greening the Home & Garden'

After two years apart, Glee will finally return to the NEC Birmingham this September when Glee reopens its doors to the garden industry.

2020 saw some real challenges, but it was also a year full of possibilities. The rapid development of 'Greening the Home AND Garden' provides this sector with an excellent opportunity to grasp this surge in de...

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