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Ruigrok introduces fall wholesale catalog 2017

Have you met Ruigrok's puppy Ozzy? He just loves tulips! You can find him on the cover of the company's Fall Wholesale Catalog 2017 in a field of tulips Cape Town. In this new catalog they have listed their assortment of bulbs available in the United States and Canada, with more than 400 varieties to choose.....

Elburg-Smit designs premium helleborus label

Grower Freek van der Velden asked Elburg-Smit to design a premium label for his top-end Helleborus “White Pearl Collection”, giving free creativity over design and layout.This gave them the opportunity to work with special silver ink and to allow the product to shine in a striking and stylish manner. They.....

Tulips: from Turkish turban to Amsterdam canalside house

Ah, tulips! You’d think you can hardly get anything more Dutch, but the tulip is actually pure Iranian, pure Afghan and pure Kazakh. Nomads brought the colourful flowers to Turkey, where many sultans started wearing a tulip on their turban. That’s how the flower got its name: ‘tulipan’ means.....

June 19-25

British Flowers Week 2017 dates announced

British Flowers Week, the annual celebration of the British cut flower industry and the independent florist, returns in 2017 for a fifth successive year. Set aside 19-25 June in your diaries now for the week-long campaign devoted to raising the profile of British flowers and floristry.Expect celebrations of.....

Dümmen Orange thanks floral stylists with Innovation Box

As main sponsor of Bloemkunst2016 top hybridizer Dümmen Orange showed the world, in collaboration with an elite team of Dutch floral stylists, the heights that can be achieved when quality, creativity and craftsmanship come together. The amazing floral and green designs that graced Groeneveld Castle in.....

How plants keep us happy and healthy

Did you know that plants are good for your health? Research shows that plants are healthy and make us feel happy. In this article, you will find out how.Healthy factsPlants have a beneficial effect on people in the areas where they live and work. They say hospital patients recover faster when they are able.....

Bloomin’ Easy launches new website

Bloomin’ Easy announces that the new bloomineasyplants.com is live.Founded by Van Belle Nursery, Inc., the young plant brand that offers improved varieties for time-strapped homeowners needed a web presence that matched the quality of its offerings. The new design features a modern & stylish look with.....

Vietnam: HCM City’s flower street to bloom for Tet

Nguyen Hue Flower Street, a very popular attraction in HCM City during Tet (Lunar New Year festival) every year, will be ready to welcome visitors on January 25, 2017.According to Tran Hung Viet, General Director of Saigontourist which creates the flower street, this year more than 100 kinds of flowers,.....

Roses bloom all over Bangladesh

Not very far away from Dhaka, six of the villages of Birulia Union, Savar, are in full bloom with millions of roses. Acres of land dedicated to ravishing red roses, exuding style and grace, bathed in winter mist, are surely a spectacular bonanza for the city dwellers who want to flee to the natural.....

Rugged logo for Sansevieria Rough & Tough

Rough & Tough is the name of a series of more than thirty Sansevierias presented by Fachjan from Honselersdijk. Rough & Tough reflects the unique characteristics of this group of plants: tough, strong and easy to maintain. To emphasise these characteristics through the label, Elburg-Smit designers.....

Parfum Flower Company launches ‘Top 40 Wedding Roses’

Parfum Flower Company launches its own book in January; The ‘Top 40 Wedding Roses’. A book of coffee table format featuring the 40 most beautiful wedding roses. All of the 15 David Austin roses are included. Besides the David Austin collection, the book is filled with special roses with a beautiful shape, a.....

UK: Futurescape seminars explored benefits of plants

In November efig hosted two seminars at Futurescape. These were attended by more than 70 people. If you weren't able to be there, efig thought you might be interested in this synopsis of the discussions.The future of interior landscapingThe panel for the seminar was Thomas Palfreyman of Urban Planters, Matt.....

NL: Dümmen Orange cut chrysanthemum 'on the road' again

The Dümmen Orange cut chrysanthemums have kicked off the new year ‘on the road’ for the third year in a row. In the coming two weeks, Dümmen Orange will visit exporters/wholesalers with a truck filled with the most promising cut chrysanthemums.The ‘on the road’ concept has become widely known over the last.....

US: New videos promote AFE's Ball internship program

AFE has announced the release of three new videos promoting the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program.This paid internship program gives students, who are studying floriculture or horticulture at a college or university, the opportunity to train for three, four or six months at a commercial.....