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Danish grower adds Adenium to assortmentAdenium is a new product that has become part of the Fairytale Flowers assortment. Gartneriet PKM bought the genetics of Adenium in 2017 and now they have the first plants for sale in limited quantities.Adenium is also known as Desert Rose, as it grows wild in dry desert areas in eastern Africa. The plant.....
New ornamental pots respond to current trendsColourful news fresh from the Desch-Epla factory: two completely new decorative pots that reflect contemporary trends - well thought-out, highly stylised, and distinctive. Both models have a non-scratch and non-stick surface, which keeps them nice and clean. ‘Mayca’ ornamental pot for bedding, Buxus and.....
Proven Winners delays launch of Coral Creations succulent collectionWhen Proven Winners debuted their new Coral Creations succulent collection at the California Spring Trials, they were surprised and pleased at the demand from visitors. After running the numbers from growers and retailers across North America who are interested in carrying the line, Proven Winners has.....
California flower town wrestles with odor amid shift to potThis picturesque coastal town cradled by mountains and sandy shores is a scene out of a Southern California postcard. Residents of Carpinteria say they feel lucky to live in what they consider a slice of paradise.But change is in the air. And sometimes, they say, it stinks.That's because marijuana has become.....
'The story of the chrysanthemum' by Thejoyofplants
UK: Potted Chrysanthemum takes central place in floral promotionThe chrysanthemum is widely known as a cut flower, but it is also an amazing houseplant, with a bushy structure, beautiful green leaves and fabulous flowers in all sorts of colours and shapes. It’s also an easy plant that remains radiantly upright even in higher temperatures. In the wild, chrysanthemums.....
NL: Dryopteris highlighted in 'Plant in the spotlights #2'Among others, Vitro Plus offers a wide range of beautiful Dryopteris species. The genus Dryopteris is very large; it has over 225 species and about 77 hybrids. It holds the largest number of excellent ferns of which most are winter hardy in zone 7. There is one for every garden. Fortunately they do not.....
Floridata: broader export increases demand for international market information
Top 30 Dutch export countries of floral produceFloridata participants received access to the top 30 export countries for cut flowers and pot and garden plants after the month end of March. Benchmarking within the sector is possible, because in addition to the industry numbers, individual figures are also displayed in the portal.In recent times Floridata.....
Wagner Vendrame, professor of environmental horticulture UF
"Skip the roses and go straight for the orchids on Mother’s Day"What’s better than roses on Mother’s day? Orchids, which are easier to take care of and can last for years, according to University of Florida experts.Wagner Vendrame, a professor of environmental horticulture at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, specializes in growing and preserving.....
NL: 100% recycled plastic plant markers on the wayAs a sustainable alternative to plastic plant markers, Elburg-Smit will start offering 100% recycled plastic ones very soon."The recycled markers are of the same high quality as the ordinary plastic ones," says Linda van den Berg, marketer at Elburg-Smit, a supplier of packaging and labels. "They work the.....
ABZ Seeds, Benary, PanAmerican, Prudac, Hem Genetics and Syngenta
NL: New assortment pitched at Pre-FlowerTrialsLast week, several breeders in the Dutch province North Holland opened their doors to showcase their assortment. It isn't an officially organized event like the FlowerTrials, in which these companies are also participating, but early spring is traditionally considered an opportunity to present novelties,.....
Zen plants: May Houseplants of the MonthBonsai, Ficus Ginseng and Dracaena lucky bamboo all have powerful shapes, natural strength and a stylised appearance. All three fit well with the growing interest in bringing more calm and meaning to our lives. They’re also perfect feature plants in the minimalist interior trend which is still very popular......
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