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Auriculas for Spring Planting!

Hillview Hardy Plants have the full range of Primula Auriculas available for immediate planting! With the arrival of Spring, this is the perfect time to plant Auriculas for the new season. Auriculas provide a vast range of colours including 'Dales Red', 'Consett', 'Doctor Lennon's White' and 'Ginger Spice' which are appealing not only to the eye but also to the senses!

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GrootGroenPlus presents theme for 2014!

GrootGroenPlus presents theme for 2014!


Following the huge success of the 2013 edition of GrootGroenPlus, the organisation is already working on the 24th edition. A complete new website has been launched with the theme of GrootGroenPlus 2014 as: #365green.

Valentine’s Day was chosen to annouce this as this is a day on which green-with-feeling plays an important role. Besides the extra attention that is paid to flowers, we also n...

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A New Window on Mother’s Day!

Garden Centres looking to entice customers into their outlet leading up to Mother’s Day can now use new window graphics created by Floramedia. The UK’s leading horticultural design and print company, has recently launched its new window designs specifically for Mother's Day.

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Ornamental watering intervals extended!

“Root Refreshers” is a hi-tech but deceptively simple product that extends manual watering intervals up to six weeks for ornamentals in tubs, troughs and hanging baskets. Each Root Refresher is a cushion or cone made of top quality fabric which encases a mass of a patented water bonding polymer which when buried next to a plants’ roots allows diffusion of water to the surrounding area to keep plants hea...

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Hommers Trolley Fair is under way!

Hommers Trolley Fair is under way!

The biggest independent trolley fair in the U.K. got under way this morning. West Midland based H S Hommers have extended this annual event to three days for 2014. From today until Thursday 6th, Plant buyers will have the option to select from around 250 different trolleys ranging from plugs to specimen palms in 30 ltr pots. Early signs were very positive with Planteria Managers and Building Developers in op...

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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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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.

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