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August 23-24, Portland

US (OR): Farwest hosts Retailers' Choice Awards

The 2017 Farwest Show, August 23-25, in Portland, OR, will once again sponsor The Garden Center Group’s Retailers’ Choice Awards at this year’s Show. The Retailers’ Choice Awards takes place at major trade shows around the country each year. At Farwest, representatives of The Garden Center Group will search.....

NL: Joop Zoetemelk will visit his garden at Plantarium

The Joop Zoetemelk garden, based on simplicity, is one of the eight inspirational gardens that have been designed for Plantarium on the basis of the theme 'Stories'. Gardini.nl is responsible for the execution and the design is by Peter Zaal. In the week leading up to Plantarium, the former professional.....

November 22-24, Shanghai

Get connected with Chinese horticulture

Since approximately two years, Chinese horticulture (especially the production of high-value vegetables and fruits) is clearly entering a new phase. Keywords are food safety, quality improvement, management/training and production-oriented investment.In the past 30 years, China was transformed into the second.....

October 13 & 14, Dublin

Ireland: Be inspired at this year’s CIH conference

At this year’s conference CIH have striven to attract speakers from a wide range of backgrounds and professions to give talks that appeal to all of their members.Up on stage first on the Friday of the conference is Helen King, Helen has a background in economics and consumer marketing and is the Director of.....

Russia: 200 florists visit Flower Circus in Vologda

"It’s quite noticeable that the Russian market is improving. Sales are better than previous years, and the florists are looking forward to be inspired and informed," says Johan Elsgeest. On August 10th, his Flower Circus, together with arranger Michael van Namen, arrived in Vologda, Russia. Nearly 200.....

US (NY): GWA conference welcomed 350+ garden communicators

GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators welcomed more than 350 garden communicators to Buffalo, New York for its 69th Annual Conference & Expo. The event provided a unique opportunity for individuals in the horticultural communication sector to come together to connect, learn and grow.The.....

December 5-8, Victoria

Australia: Novelties on show during Victorian Trials Week

Australian plant breeders, growers and innovators, and the Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria ask plant lovers around the world to mark the 5th to the 8th December 2017 as the time to visit Victoria for the Victorian Horticultural Trials 2017.The 2017 Victorian Horticultural Trials comprises multiple.....

Hummert Expo, August 24, St. Charles:

US: Last Call to RSVP to the Largest Horticultural Buying Event in the Midwest

On August 24, the largest horticultural buying event in the Midwest will again take place at the Saint Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Featuring over 32,000 products; there’s something for everyone in the industry, from garden centers, landscape companies, nursery owners to institutions.....

Register now for Biobest Day in the Rockies

On October 10 & 11, Biobest North America will organize a Biobest Day in the Rockies. Held at the Hyatt Place near Denver Airport, the event will bring you up to date with the latest in biological crop protection and is a great chance to catch up with fellow growers and expand your industry network.The.....

August 23-25, Portland

US (OR): New plants and urban trends at Farwest 2017

The 2017 Farwest Show, August 23-25, in Portland, OR, once again offers two of the Show’s most popular attractions each year with the New Varieties Showcase and the Growing Trends Showcase. The Showcases forecast the products and services that will influence and shape the industry in the coming years.This.....

October 11, Orlando

US (FL): BPIA to hold sustainability symposium

The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), a rapidly growing U.S.-based trade association representing the biopesticides and biostimulants industries, will be holding a Sustainability Symposium in Orlando, Florida on October 11, 2017, for biological products manufacturers and marketers, distributors,.....

August 23-26, Boskoop-Hazerswoude

NL: Stories and inspiration the running theme of Plantarium

With barely two weeks to go, exhibitors and the Plantarium organisation are busy preparing for a successful trade fair for the 35th time. "All the ingredients for this have been coming together. Now we just need to arrange them in a creative way and Plantarium 2017 can start,” says trade fair manager Jos van.....

Richard McGonnell, Naivasha Horticultural Fair:

"Cost of land has become a prohibitive factor in Kenya"

In about a month’s time, Kenya will hold the Naivasha Horticultural Fair. Leopold Obi of the Daily Nation spoke to Richard McGonnell, the chairman of the event on what farmers should expect and how small producers can make money from the industry.What is your assessment of the horticulture industry in.....

August 28-31, Antioquia

Danziger holds open days at Colombia site

This is the second year that Danziger is holding an “open days” event at its own site, located in Antioquia, Colombia. Over a hundred customers from all parts of the value chain are expected to visit the site, exploring novelties, new introductions and market information gathered by the global Danziger team,.....

September 13, Lansing

US (MI): e-GRO and MSU present greenhouse conference

The e-GRO and Michigan State University Floriculture Extension teams will be presenting a day-long conference to be held near the MSU campus in Lansing, Michigan on Sept. 13, 2017. Leading floriculture researchers, diagnosticians, and extension specialists and educators will present information on topics.....

September 6-9, Palm Beach

US (FL): SAF members to elect new leaders

Members of the Society of American Florists will vote for three new members for its Board of Directors during SAF Palm Beach 2017, SAF’s 133rd Annual Convention, Sept. 6-9 at The Breakers in Florida.“The future of SAF and the quality of SAF programming is affected in large part by the caliber of SAF.....

China roundtable, Priva, De Lier

Dutch horticulture in China at full steam

On the one hand China is the golden goose, on the other the entrepreneur with Eastern ambitions should keep an ear out among different parties that have been active there for years. What are the opportunities and how to grasp them was the topic of a roundtable on China, organised by Holland Horti.....

July 15-18, Columbus

US (OH): PRO-MIX gears up for Cultivate

Once again this year, the entire PRO-MIX team will be present at the biggest horticultural event in North America: AmericanHort’s Cultivate’17, July 15-18, in Columbus, Ohio. "It’s all about you"As this year's slogan says it: It’s all about you. During the event, you will have the opportunity to connect with.....

October 1-8

Study tour to Canada for UK growers

Gain insight, discover new product opportunities, examine different production techniques and learn about cutting-edge innovations on the Pot Plant and Cut Flower Study Tour to Canada, scheduled for 1-8 October 2017.Designed to share with growers the latest products, technical innovations, news and.....

August 23-25, Portland

US (OR): Farwest speakers on the future for breeding and plants

Industry experts, Chuck Pavlich and Kevin Hobbs, will deliver two seminars at this year’s Farwest, August 23-25 in Portland, OR, of particular relevance to greenhouse growers looking to the directions and trends for new plant material. The two will focus on the future for breeding and new plants entering the.....

IGOTY Awards entry deadline July 15

The deadline to enter the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) 2017 is fast approaching with the cut off for entries on July 15.These awards are an opportunity for ornamentals growers of cut flowers, foliage & bulbs, young plants and.....

Ghana Garden and Flower Awards open for entries

Entries for the 2017 Ghana Garden and Flower Show Awards have officially been announced. Entries are open from Wednesday 28th June to 4th August, 2017. Award entry forms can be obtained from the Spectator newspaper, websites of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show (www.gardenandflowergh.com) and Stratcomm Africa.....

NL: GreenTech first trade fair to be AIPH-approved

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has granted approval to GreenTech as the first ‘Class D’ International Horticultural Trade Exhibition.The next GreenTech will take place on 12-14 June 2018 at RAI in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. GreenTech is the global meeting place for all.....

American Flowers Week generates buzz

5 million and counting. That’s the social media impressions generated by Instagram & Twitter posts in the past 30 days for #AmericanFlowersWeek.In the third year, participation in AFW more than tripled the impressions generated last year, putting #americanflowersweek on the map in all 50 states.With.....

UK: Tristramplants and Farplants host part of IPPS International Conference

Thursday 6th July saw an 80-strong group of international visitors from across the globe, tour Walberton and Binsted Nurseries and the Farplants Finishing Centre, as part of the 2017 IPPS International Conference.The visitors were split into two groups and led on their tours by Tim Lawrance-Owen, Pass.....

NL: Pina Colada provides cooling this summer

Summer temperatures ask for cooling and therefore breeder Dümmen Orange is on the move with an ice cream cart. Last Tuesday, several trading companies at the Dutch Aalsmeer auction were pleasantly surprised with a refreshing visit of the Pina Colada – ice cream cart."The pure-white chrysanthemum, Pina.....

CAN (ON): Vineland hosts Colours of the Summer open house

The Colours of the Summer open house is coming to Vineland's Potting Shed. This free event will showcase bedding plant container trials with more than 200 unique vegetative and seed flower cultivars.The open house takes place Thursday, August 10 from 1 to 3 pm.For more information, contact Cathy Gray at.....

July 15, West Chicago

US (IL): Ball Horticulture Gardens open to visitors

Supporters of the University of Illinois Extension programs can back their cause while getting a rare chance to explore the Ball Horticulture Gardens.DuPage Friends of Extension's annual Brunch at Ball Gardens gives attendees access to the gardens from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at 622 Town Road,.....

Texas A&M AgriLife celebrates 50 years in Overton

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton will celebrate 50 years as the agricultural science and education headquarters for East Texas on July 12.The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton will celebrate its 50th anniversary on July 12. (Texas A&M.....

US (OR): Potential in the local food movement for garden retail

Two advocates and experts in the local food movement that has swept the country will deliver seminar addresses at Farwest 2017, which takes place August 23-25, in Portland, OR. Garden communicator Brie Arthur and Jim Monroe, Founder, Hort Couture Plants and Owner, Greenbrier Nurseries, will speak to the.....

UK: Medal sweep for Collection Holders at Hampton Court Flower Show

National Collection Holder exhibitors scoop 14 Gold, 7 Silver-Gilt, 10 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals in total. This includes 1 Gold, 3 Silver-Gilt and 7 Silver medals in the Plant Heritage Zone of the Floral Marquee.Jim Marshall, who holds two National Plant Collections of Dianthus, was awarded Gold and ‘Best.....

August 23-26, Boskoop-Hazerswoude

Plantarium is already in the Christmas spirit

With barely two months to go, the contents of the five Houses of Inspiration at Plantarium 2017 are becoming increasingly concrete. Participants and suppliers are working together on filling out the displays. The House of Christmas Inspiration 2017 tells the story of the 2017 Christmas trends.The design of.....

US: Local flowers celebrated with dinner and hats

The CCFC collaborated with Mud Barron of Muir Ranch to provide fresh California Grown Flowers for crowd favorite “Flowers On Your Head” at Arroyo Seco Weekend.CCFC Chair Diana Roy of Resendiz Brothers led the charge, ensuring the farms’ flowers arrived to Pasadena this weekend and helping with the.....

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Germany: First edition Tendence Outdoor Living

PHOTO REPORT Linking hardware and software. That is the aim of Tendence Outdoor Living, a zone that was added to the existing hardware event Tendence 2017 for the first time. The event took place at the Messe Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from June 24-26. For Tendence Outdoor Living, an outdoor area of 800 m2.....

Indian PM explores Israeli floriculture industry

India Prime Minister Modi landed in Israel yesterday with his delegation, to explore possible cooperations with Israel in several fields, agriculture to be an important one of them.The visit, hosted by Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu, the ministry of foreign affairs, and Agriculture minister Ariel, took.....

poinsettia and mum rewards program

US: Nufarm shares plans for Cultivate'17

Nufarm announces plans for Cultivate’17, including the debut of its 2017 Poinsettia and Mum Rewards Program offering “Build Your Own Bundle” grower choice across a range of preferred Nufarm insecticides, miticides, fungicides and plant growth regulators.Cultivate ’17 will be held on July 15-18 in Columbus,.....

US: Crop insurance listening sessions coming up

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation offers a “nursery policy” in all 50 states. However, the nursery crop insurance system has always been complicated and, well, at least a little dysfunctional. Over the years, several industry leaders testified before Congress on problems with the program, yet little if.....

US: Ornamental fans flock to Northeast Texas field day

Patti Cates, of Hughes Springs, planted her pink flag among the fiery red and orange Zahara Double Fire blooms. The flag signified the flower as one of her favorites among more than 500 ornamental varieties on display June 29 at the 24th annual Northeast Texas Horticultural Field Day.Cannas were a popular.....

UK: Growing knowledge at the BPPC Summer Open Evening

At the Bedding and Pot Plant Centre's summer open evening on 20 June, growers were able to catch up on the latest trials and help shape future research. The importance of testing the glasshouse environment, including light levels and temperature, was stressed by two of the guest key-speakers.Filip van Noort,.....

UK: Wyevale Nurseries host NFU Open Day

Staff at Wyevale Nurseries’ Transplants Division in Hereford hosted a National Farmers Union (NFU) Open Day last Thursday (June 29, 2017) inviting members to visit the nursery and gain an insight into the growing process. NFU Policy Adviser, Clare Greener, and The Farmer journalist, Ian Howie, joined the.....

August 3, Stillwater

US (OK): Workshop to focus on challenges in floriculture

Slated Aug. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Wes Watkins Center on the Oklahoma State University campus in Stillwater, the Current Challenges in Floriculture workshop will be the third Shackelford Lecture Series.Mike Schnelle, OSU Cooperative Extension floriculture specialist, said this lecture series.....

US (OR): Challenges and solutions in biocontrol and pest management

Industry experts, Suzanne Wainwright-Evans and Paul Koole, will deliver a series of talks at Farwest 2017 of particular importance to greenhouse growers. The two will focus on challenges and solutions in the areas of biocontrol and pest management. The Farwest Show takes place August 23-25 in Portland,.....

UK grower joins IPPS European Conference

A management trainee at Wyevale Nurseries will this month (July, 2017) be attending the 2017 IPPS European Region Annual Conference as part of the 6 Packer Award.Twenty-three-year-old Chris King, who works at Wyevale Nurseries, has been selected as one of 10 students/young horticulturists to be sponsored to.....

NL: Plantarium 2017 offers networking event on Wednesday evening

On the opening day of Plantarium 2017 the participants of Plantarium, GROEN-Direkt and invitees will be offered a networking event. Cor Hospes, who is specialised in storytelling and content marketing, will give a surprising speech before the event. Cor Hospes (1963, Heerenveen) is a popular speaker and.....

Ghana Garden and Flower Show launches fifth edition

Strategic Communications Africa has held the media launch of the fifth Anniversary edition of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show at the Labadi Beach Hotel. The show with the theme, ‘Flower Ghana, Grow Ghana’ will take place from August 31 2017 to September 4, 2017 at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park in.....

September 6-9, Palm Beach

US (FL): Sponsorship opportunities for the AFE Fundraising Dinner

The American Floral Endowment (AFE)'s largest fundraising event of the year – the 2017 Annual Fundraising Dinner – will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Florida.The dinner, which is held in conjunction with the Society of American Florists' Annual.....

AIPH IGOTY awards 2018

Calling growers of finished plants and trees

Finished plant and tree growers from all over the world are invited to compete for Gold in the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards (IGOTY) 2018.“This past year we got amazing coverage, literally all over the world. The owners and workers were.....

July 12, Orange & Huntington

US (CA): John Kabashima speaks at Village Nurseries lunch-and-learn event

John Kabashima, Ph.D., noted horticulturalist, researcher, and expert on pest control and water use, will be bringing 40 years of knowledge to the Village Nurseries Summer 2017 Lunch-and-Learn Event for landscape professionals on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the company’s Orange and Huntington Beach Landscape.....

France: Salon du Végétal's 2017 Innovert award winners

During the Salon du Végétal, that took place from June 20 until June 22 2017, the winners of the Innovert Novelty competitions were announced. A month before the show, in May 2017, 70 novelties were nominated for this. During the Salon du Végétal the winning products were revealed. Discover the Golden.....

Belgium: Project Azalea Quality celebrates 20th birthday

Twenty years ago, in 1997, after consultation between the professional organizations of growers and traders, researchers and advisers, it was decided to stimulate the production of quality azaleas through the Project Azalea Kwaliteit (Project Azalea Quality), the PAK. A board and an advisory group.....

US: New Hampshire growers host open house

Pleasant View Gardens and D.S. Cole Growers announce their 21st annual Open House event on Thursday, August 3rd, opening up their greenhouses and gardens for the day.“We’re thrilled to host industry professionals again this year for a fun, information-packed day in Loudon. They’ll be among the first in the.....

Greenhouse Management Online course at University of Arkansas:

Grow your career with green knowledge

The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas is teaching their industry grower Greenhouse Management Online course again this year.The course is open for any industry professional that wants to give an impulse to his career by gaining more knowledge on.....

NL: Impression Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2017

The fourth edition of the Aalsmeer Flower Festival took place on 17 and 18 June with tropical temperatures. Despite the 'beach weather', a few thousands visitors enjoyed the flower festival at various locations in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands.Opening AFF 2017, from left Jeroen Nobel, Mariska Foppen, Karin.....

American Flowers Week gets underway

For its third consecutive year, American Flowers Week (June 28-July 4) is taking off once again. This celebration of US-grown flowers was created by Slowflowers.com's Debra Prinzing. As she says, "American-grown flowers are worth celebrating, so I figured they needed their own holiday... And what better time.....

A roundup of British Flowers Week 2017

Yet again, the hashtag #BritishFlowersWeek was seen by millions of people on social media, reaching 2.7 million people on Instagram and 8.7 million on Twitter. There were around 7,000 posts from 3,500 different people using the hashtag. That's a whole lot of British flower fans.The press also got behind.....

US: Griffin announces seminar program for 2017 expos

Griffin recently announced the schedule of educational sessions for its 2017 Griffin Grower & Retailer Expos.The schedule includes two seminars in which attendees may qualify for pesticide recertification credits. The first, “Hot Topics in Pest Control,” is presented by GGSPro Technical Support Manager.....

August 24, St. Charles, Missouri:

Hummert organizes 35th Annual Grand Expo & Buying Event

On August 24, the largest horticultural buying event in the Midwest will again take place at the Saint Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Featuring over 32,000 products; there’s something for everyone in the industry, from garden centers, landscape companies, nursery owners to institutions.....

Report well attended Relations Day

NL: Floricultura: "knowledge sharing = multiplication of opportunities"

On Wednesday June 14th, orchid specialist Floricultura organized the annual event ‘Een wereld te winnen!’ (‘Win a World!’) during the FlowerTrials for domestic and foreign relations. More than 150 visitors saw, among others, how Rene Hendriks of Opti-Flor, also on behalf of Marco Hendriks, received the Klaas.....

Photo impression Hortitec 2017:

Brazil: Despite crisis, opportunities for growth

PHOTO REPORT The Brazilian horticulture industry is affected by the country's crisis, but the opportunities for growth seem to be huge. These chances are recognized by many in the industry and this was visible in the interest for one of Brazil's largest horticultural trade shows; Hortitec. "Even though the crisis, the.....

week 26

Chrysanthemum blooming test of Royal van Zanten Colombia

The annual chrysanthemum blooming test of Royal van Zanten Colombia this year takes place in week 26. More than 60 varieties can be admired in the demo greenhouse, including the pink plush chrysanthemum 'Golosina', the lime green, filled floral spray chrysanthemum 'Fairway' and the newest yellow, filled.....

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Increase popularity of your flower in Japan with IFEX Flower Awards 2017

Want to increase the popularity of your variety in the Japanese market? IFEX Flower Awards can help you with their award contest with the subtitle "The future best sells chosen by flower shops and designers". All participating varieties will be promoted in the Japanese flower industry before the IFEX takes.....

US (OR): Controversy and innovation for nursery growers

Nursery industry authority, Dr. Heinrich Löesing, will conduct two key seminars, sponsored by J. Frank Schmidt and Sons Co., at Farwest 2017 with special relevance for producers of hardy nursery stock. The Farwest Show takes place August 23-25, in Portland, OR.Traveling from Germany, Dr. Löesing will shed.....

Why is Royal FloraHolland investing in Turkey?

“Erdogan isn’t positive about the Netherlands and Royal FloraHolland investing in Turkey-Eurasia. Why?” The flower auction will hold a meeting on 28 June 2017 titled, 'Turkey, ignore or invest?', where you can hear the answer to this provocative question.This meeting promises to provide information, new.....

March 14-16, Ho Chi Minh City

First exhibitors confirmed for HortEx Vietnam

HortEx Vietnam, a dedicated exhibition for Horticulture and Floriculture in Vietnam, which will take place from 14-16 March 2018 in the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, has recently received new support from several (semi) governmental bodies.After the kick off.....

US (IL): International Floriculture Expo wraps up busy show

The 2017 International Floriculture Expo held at McCormick Place in Chicago last week was well attended. Education sessions, the implementation of new networking events and the trade show floor all attracted a lot of visitors. According to the organization, the number of visitors reached record heights this.....

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.....
June 27, Nairobi

Kenya: Training on the new EU REX system

The Kenya Horticultural Council (KHC) in conjunction with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has organized training on the new EU REX system. The training will be held on 27th June 2017 starting from 8.30 am at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Westlands, Nairobi and will cost Ksh 3,500 per person.The REX System is an.....

UK: Visitors vote for retail inspiration ideas at the National Plant Show

Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, and Nursery Supply Show which took place this week at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire voted for their most inspiring retail stands and concepts at the events.The winner of the Planting the Seed Award, which highlights stand displays that capture.....

NL: 'Fuego' baptized at Penning Freesia

At Penning Freesia, a new variety has been baptized: the 'Fuego'. During ‘Kom in de Kas’ Westland on April 1 and 2, 2017, the public was given the opportunity to propose a name for the new red freesia. From the 1,185 entries, a jury selected the winning name: 'Fuego'.This name was submitted separately by.....

SNA Conference scheduled for January 8 - 9, 2018 in Baltimore, MD

US: SNA to collocate with MANTS

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) has announced plans to collocate The SNA Conference with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) in 2018. Under this new arrangement, both events will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center with The SNA Conference preceding MANTS on Monday and Tuesday,.....

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France: Exhibitors shine at Salon du Végétal's new location in Nantes

Today, is the last day of Salon du Végétal. The show opened its door on June 20 at Parc de la Beaujoire in Nantes, France. This three-day event usually brings over 500 exhibitors and 15,000 visitors from France and abroad. This year, over 600 exhibitors and brands, take part in the show. And the increase.....

August 22, Portland

US (OR): Farwest Nursery Country Tours includes ‘Secret Garden’ visits

Living up to its theme of ‘Be Far From Ordinary’, the 2017 Farwest Show, August 23-25, in Portland, OR, has planned a tour of five Portland area garden centers that represent a mix of urban gems with unique destination garden centers.Farwest’s annual pre-show Nursery Country Tours takes place on Tuesday,.....

Italy: Myplant & Garden may get a third hall

The latest edition of the International Green Expo has shown an improvement in quality, in the figures and in the flow of visitors. It has shown a growth in innovation and offer, business opportunities and creativity, meetings and contact opportunities. The International Green Expo has started working on the.....

FlowerTrials: 4 out of 5 exhibitors see rise in visitor numbers

With 7,135 registered visitors from 67 countries, the FlowerTrials reports 2017 as another successful year. The total number of visitors in the Netherlands went up considerably. No less than 5,557 persons made the trip to the Westland region, an increase of 6% over last year. Also the Aalsmeer region, which.....

Video: Impression of Decorum Summer Fair

Last week, Decorum organized the Summer Fair. At Arcadia Chrysanten in De Lier, the Netherlands, Decorum growers were ready the entire day to tell visitors everything about the flower assortment and the novelties.Hanneke Frankema, one of the judges in a Dutch florist competition show on TV, was present at.....

UK: Malus sieboldii Aros takes best in show at New Plant Awards

Malus sieboldii Aros from Frank P Matthews has been crowned this year as Best in Show at the New Plant Awards on the opening morning of the HTA National Plant Show.Judging Panel member Tim Upson, Head of Horticulture at the RHS comments, “Malus sieboldii Aros really stood out as a true winner. Whilst purple.....

Photo Report FlowerTrials 2017

PHOTO REPORT Novelties, mixes, concepts and much more was on display at the 59 breeders who participated in the FlowerTrials. With more breeders and locations to visit this year, visitors needed to schedule well. And this already indicates the success of the event. Even though the number of visitors is not known yet, the.....

June 20-21, Stoneleigh Park

UK: Hort Science Live 2017 to showcase latest production innovations

IPM in the root zone, a holistic approach to pre-empting nutrient deficiencies and the management of air filled porosity in growing media are just three of the practical subjects being explored at the new Hort Science Live event next month.Created by ICL and Bayer, Hort Science Live 2017 is being hosted by.....