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NL: Florists Clock customers donate 5,000 euro to Ride for the Roses

The closing of the Florists Clock will release € 5,000 from the product range fund. Ed van Wingerden (Fleuribelli) will donate this money to Hans van der Hoeven (Ride for the Roses) on behalf of the Florists Clock customers.Since the Florists Clock in Naaldwijk closed, customers have continued to pay into.....

Pure Green: October houseplants of the month

Pure Green is about plants with air-purifying qualities which greatly improve their surroundings. Research by NASA has proven that some plants absorb harmful substances and carry them away with their roots. They also release oxygen and help maintain the humidity level in the home. The Houseplants of the.....

iBulb wants to grow demand for fall-planted bulbs

When the first sign of warm weather is the yellow splash of daffodils, it’s easy to convince people to plant bulbs, but months earlier when those spring flowering bulbs need to be planted, people tend to forget to buy them.Presented with this challenge of igniting passion and reminding gardeners to plant.....

80,000 Cannova bring colour to Vienna

This summer no less than 80,000 Canna CANNOVA have been lighting up the city of Vienna. The city's parks department chose these exotic plants from breeder Takii as part of this year's summer planting scheme. Volmary was responsible for supplying this enormous number of young plants to the Vienna city.....

Australian Flower Festival coming to Brisbane in September

The Flower Association, TAFE Queensland and Swann Agencies are proud to bring the first Australian Flower Festival to florists from around the country. The Flower Festival will be held in Brisbane at TAFE Queensland’s South Bank campus on Monday 18 September 2017 and will coincide with Australian Flowers.....

UK: The joy of plants takes over West Elm shop window

September's Houseplant of the Month, Alocasia, is at West Elm. The joy of plants has taken over the storefront window with a display installed by Ian Drummond, showcasing all the varieties Alocasia has to offer, in London's trendy Fitzrovia.Pop-upAlocasia, a tropical superstar, will not only junglefy West.....

US: Four Star road shows are coming

Four Star are bringing their ideas and products to growers and retailers in the western states this fall. These free workshops will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m and include lunch.Learn about the many ways Four Star can work with you to maximize your profits, explore new Proven Winners varieties and.....

UK: Wyevale Nurseries helps restore Page Park

Wyevale Nurseries was recently selected to provide plants to help restore a community park in South Gloucestershire.The first planting party at Page Park in Staple Hill took place last Wednesday, September 6 and Gareth Withers, Amenity Sales Executive at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, attended. Gareth.....

US: Field to Vase Dinner Tour Earns Marketer of the Year Award

The American Grown Field to Vase Dinner Tour has earned the 2017 Marketer of the Year Award from the Society of American Florists’ (SAF) Floral Management magazine.The prestigious award recognizes original, highly successful marketing campaigns that increase awareness and the overall sales of cut flowers......

Flowers in the Experience Economy

Flowers represent the epitome of the “Experience Economy.” At a recent webinar by the Pantone Institute, hosted by the Produce Marketing Association, the color and culture gurus at Pantone made a major point that today’s consumers want the experience, they want the story, they want to feel a visceral.....

US: Voting open for National Garden Bureau’s Therapeutic Garden Grant

Voting is now open for the National Garden Bureau’s (NGB) Growing for Futures Therapeutic Garden Grant.Started in 2014, Growing for Futures is a philanthropic program of NGB that supports the building and growth of therapeutic gardens across North America. In 2017, National Garden Bureau and Sakata Seed.....

Beekenkamp and "Caring for life" grow together

Four Oaks Trade Show is a wrap. The annual show in the United Kingdom, attracts a lot of visitors from the horticulture supply chain. The plants from Beekenkamp displayed at the trade show has a special story…From left to right: Andy Abbey (Beekenkamp), Jake Auty (Caring for Life), John Woodruff (Caring for.....

Flower horticulture redefines recreational travel

Recreational travel has been one of the most indispensable entertainment events in China. Enchanted by a series of flower shows such as the rose flower show of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden or the cuckoo flower show by Shanghai Binjiang Forest Park, Shanghai has turned into a flower city this spring. As.....

US: Nufarm Rewards Program adds buying power

Nufarm announces a new rewards program for the 2018 season designed to provide both distributors and end users with enhanced opportunities to save using performance-proven Nufarm products.Key programs, including the Distributor 2018 Early Order Program and NP3 Portfolio Performance Plan, and the Nufarm.....