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UK: The shrub is back

Wyevale Nurseries has recently announced that it has seen growth in 2016 and 2017 so far of more than 10% each year on its shrub category after several years of decline. The Hereford-based company has seen significant increases in reserves for 2018 already placed for shrubs with a number of general A-Z lines.....

Tesselaar highlights 'distinctively different plants'

Amongst the various plant brand leaders in the Anthony Tesselaar stable is the Rock and Roll Alstroemeria. Its variegated foliage is striking enough but this is upstaged when it comes into flower.Rock and Roll Alstroemeria is a completely different plant. The new young foliage surprises you with its perfect.....

NL: Voorn Roses expands with new spray roses assortment

This year, Voorn Roses planted spray roses in a section of their nursery. The first spray roses have been harvested already and the product offers a lot of diversity in assortment and fits in well with the current company facilities and organization.Voorn Roses has specially selected five cultivars on key.....

US: Hawaiian seed bank houses world's rarest seeds

The National Tropical Botanical Garden, on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i, is housed alongside NTBG’s collection of 80,000 dried plant specimens and rare botany books in a building that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes. It does have a vulnerability, though: pests. Funguses or bugs — like booklice — hiding.....

US (IL): Darwin Perennials Day draws 500+ visitors

The Darwin Perennials Day was blessed with great weather this Wednesday. With 30 perennial and hard goods vendors to meet with, there was a lot to do. The Darwin Perennials, Kieft Seed, Star Roses and Plants, Ball Seed WebTrack, and Mixed Perennial Combo demonstrations were under tents in case of rain – and.....

Costa Farms recommends perennials for summer butterfly gardening

Gardeners dream of a perennial border that gets bigger and better every year – and attracts bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. It may be easier than you think to design and create a lush (but low-maintenance) garden.“You have so many gorgeous perennials to choose from if you want to attract.....

NL: Arend Roses reintroduces Talea+ and Prima Donna+

Under the name ‘Varieties of Excellence’, Arend Roses reintroduces two large-flowered roses in week 25: Talea + and Prima Donna +. By demand from the trade and appreciation for these quality roses, Arend Roses reintroduces both varieties from breeder Dümmen Orange. From Monday, June 19th, the roses are.....