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Digitalis Illumination comes of age!

Digitalis Illumination comes of age!

The annual Thompson & Morgan trials, held in Suffolk, provided a valuable platform to promote all aspects of their UK and International businesses. July 2014 was no exception with visitor numbers and quality improving year on year.

There was a good mix of people and increasingly better grower numbers. Thompson and Morgan are renown for the unique nature of their breeding and they displayed a goo...

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Triple Event programme for BeeMat

Triple Event programme for BeeMat

Just 12 months since launching to the market at Glee 2013, BeeMat has confirmed its presence at a trio of exhibitions taking place this September. This offers the market three exciting chances to see the latest introductions from this innovative company.

EcoMat Companion Planting mats

Any garden retailer wishing to see what is new from BeeMat will need to ensure that they visit...

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Katie Melua champions Hydrangeas!

Katie Melua champions Hydrangeas! 

Hydrangeas have been named as HTA’s Plant of the Month for August. These big, long lasting summer blooms are being championed by one of Britain’s most successful recording artists, Katie Melua.

There are two types of flowering hydrangeas - Mophead flowers are large round flowerheads resembling pom-poms and the lacecap flower variety bear round, flat flowerheads. Over the winter, hydrangeas will l...

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Crowning plants 'King' for 2015

Crowning plants 'King' for 2015

The customers of one of the country’s top commercial nurseries have helped shape the future of its POS (Point of Sale). Hereford based Wyevale Nurseries says it has listened to the feedback from garden centre plant buyers and has re-branded and re-worked its POS so that plants are now ‘King’.

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Supamoss brand returns to Four Oaks!

Supamoss brand returns to Four Oaks!

Gardeco are returning to Four Oaks in September with the Supamoss range of hanging basket liners. This long standing brand was developed as an alternative to natural sphagnum moss, and is manufactured in the UK. It is the number one choice for nurseries, growers and serious gardeners. A fresh new logo has been designed and produced to enhance this leading horticultural brand.

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A new event for UK Horticulture

A new event for UK Horticulture

HortiGrow is a new exhibition for the UK Horticultural industry which will be held at the Donington Park Exhibition Centre near Derby in November. This new show, which is being sponsored by PG Horticulture and Vitax Limited, will take place on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. It has been launched to meet demands from within the industry for a high profile Midlands-based event that will serve all sectors of the com...

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Reflecting on Florafest Spectacular

Reflecting on Florafest Spectacular

With the dust now settling on the Florafest Week, Young Plants report on a terrific event held at their Stratford headquarters. In beautiful sunshine, guests to Florafest were treated to a wonderful welcome and hospitality plus the opportunity to see the foremost breeding production in ornamental plants from the Dummen Group “Red Fox” range. These are distributed in the UK exclusively by Young Plants Limite...

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Inspiration, Innovation and Vision...

Inspiration, Innovation and Vision...It's all Here! 

The Ball Colegrave 2014 Summer Showcase is almost upon us and this year's displays are looking absolutely fantastic. We will also be joined by a number of leading manufacturers who will be exhibiting their products in the first ever Container Festival at Ball Colegrave. These include:

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Zest 4 Leisure debut at Solex!

Zest 4 Leisure debut at Solex!

A range of stylish and ergonomically designed timber products were shown at Solex for the first time today. (July 7) Zest 4 Leisure have an exciting range of garden furniture and outdoor dining sets plus other timber products. Of particular interest to the Planteria sector is their range of Sleeper raised bed planters. Their stand was given a shot of colour by some attractive planting to emphasise the options fo...

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Enjoy the summer with Salvia

Enjoy the summer with Salvia

A plant that is loved by landscapers and novice gardeners alike for its colour and structure is Salvia. This makes it the perfect choice for the Horticultural Trades Association’s Plant of the Month for July. Salvia is a member of the sage family and is available in both annuals and perennials. Salvias are a diverse group of plants and come in various shades of colour – red, cream, purple and pink. Some varieties...

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