Cultivate'19, Columbus Ohio, USA

At the Fleurizon booth, the many types of tropical plants and grasses were attracting the attention of many visitors. On the picture Pedro Roldan and Frank de Greef presenting the catalogue for 2020.
At the Fleurizon booth, the many types of tropical plants and grasses were attracting the attention of many visitors. On the picture Pedro Roldan and Frank de Greef presenting the catalogue for 2020.
Lidy and Menno van der Straten of Succulents Unlimited. The company was established in 2018 and supplies unrooted cuttings of amongst others echeverias, crassulas, haworthias, and a large range of green plants.The cuttings are being produced in Kenya and being supplied all over the world.
Lidy and Menno van der Straten of Succulents Unlimited. The company was established in 2018 and supplies unrooted cuttings of amongst others echeverias, crassulas, haworthias, and a large range of green plants.  The cuttings are being produced in Kenya and being supplied all over the world.
Pieter Sluiter, Sandra Melo and Kenton Smith of Koen Pack presenting their concept of 2019; Homeloving. Every year, they create a new concept and introduce it in several parts of the world. According to Pieter, the US growers and retailers are interested in seeing the Dutch trends. “The trends in the Netherlands often arrive 2 or 3 years later in the US.”
Pieter Sluiter, Sandra Melo and Kenton Smith of Koen Pack presenting their concept of 2019; Homeloving. Every year, they create a new concept and introduce it in several parts of the world. According to Pieter, the US growers and retailers are interested in seeing the Dutch trends. “The trends in the Netherlands often arrive 2 or 3 years later in the US.”
Travis Marois and Debora Holt of Holt Nurseries. This wholesale that is baased in Apopka Florida supplies succulents and terrarium plants. Since 2014, they have seen the demand of these kind of these kind of plants increasing
Travis Marois and Debora Holt of Holt Nurseries. This wholesale that is baased in Apopka Florida supplies succulents and terrarium plants. Since 2014, they have seen the demand of these kind of these kind of plants increasing
Matthias Mart with Benary next to the Funky begonias and  in front of the new line of Pentas, namely Grafitty.
Matthias Mart with Benary next to the Funky begonias and  in front of the new line of Pentas, namely Grafitty.
During the show, several educational sessions were held.
During the show, several educational sessions were held. 
Part of the large Ball Horticultural team with Anna Ball in the middle.
Part of the large Ball Horticultural team with Anna Ball in the middle.
Dora Sowell of GeoSeed and Nancy Walden of Twilley Seed. Thesse two companies are sister companies with GeoSeed delivering ornamental seeds and Twilley Seeds vegetable seeds.
Dora Sowell of GeoSeed and Nancy Walden of Twilley Seed. Thesse two companies are sister companies with GeoSeed delivering ornamental seeds and Twilley Seeds vegetable seeds.
Tara Toxwell, Amanda Stubing and Frank Yaun of Speedling. Thet produce plugs at 8 different locations throughout the US. At one of the two locations in Florida, they recently installed new seedling machines and at the other location they expanded the greenhouse.
Tara Toxwell, Amanda Stubing and Frank Yaun of Speedling. Thet produce plugs at 8 different locations throughout the US. At one of the two locations in Florida, they recently installed new seedling machines and at the other location they expanded the greenhouse.
Amr Dor and Lisa Heredia of Danziger with the series that are a hit in the US, namely Capella (on the right) and Amore (left). 
Amr Dor and Lisa Heredia of Danziger with the series that are a hit in the US, namely Capella (on the right) and Amore (left). 
Guido Veeken and Luke Broersen of Zabo Plant holding Miracle, a real Easter Lily plant. As thebulbs of these Easter Lily will be ready earlier than usual, it enables growers to finish the Easter Lily in time of Easter. Zabo Plant sees the demand increasing, not only out of the US, but also out of other countries. The bulbs come from the Netherlands.
Guido Veeken and Luke Broersen of Zabo Plant holding Miracle, a real Easter Lily plant. As the  bulbs of these Easter Lily will be ready earlier than usual, it enables growers to finish the Easter Lily in time of Easter. Zabo Plant sees the demand increasing, not only out of the US, but also out of other countries. The bulbs come from the Netherlands.
Masashi Matsumura, Junko Yamazaki and Koichi Tomomatsu of Suntory Flowers presenting Kawaii. At their booth, they present several series, including Kawaii (which means cute or pretty in Japanese). This series was launched about 3 years ago and red and white has been recently added. The white gained popularity very fast. “In just one year it has become the best seller.” And for every cutting they sell in this series, they donate 1 cent to the charity Scholarship Girls
Masashi Matsumura, Junko Yamazaki and Koichi Tomomatsu of Suntory Flowers presenting Kawaii. At their booth, they present several series, including Kawaii (which means cute or pretty in Japanese). This series was launched about 3 years ago and red and white has been recently added. The white gained popularity very fast. “In just one year it has become the best seller.” And for every cutting they sell in this series, they donate 1 cent to the charity Scholarship Girls
Rachell Pruss of Flowers of Canada. According to her, the Canadian growers are doing well, growing every year.
Rachell Pruss of Flowers of Canada. According to her, the Canadian growers are doing well, growing every year.
Kristian Damsted and Norwin Alegria of Greenex presenting their addition; tropicals out of South America. This Danish company supplies them as rooted and unrooted cuttings all over the world
Kristian Damsted and Norwin Alegria of Greenex presenting their addition; tropicals out of South America. This Danish company supplies them as rooted and unrooted cuttings all over the world
 
Seth Reed and Mason Day of GrowIt!. Currently, this app has a member group of 850,000 people. It took them some time to reach it, but they can now pull out actual insights from this group. These consumer information will benefit the industry, from breeder, grower to retailer. Next to insight it also enables them to forecast trends.
Seth Reed and Mason Day of GrowIt!. Currently, this app has a member group of 850,000 people. It took them some time to reach it, but they can now pull out actual insights from this group. These consumer information will benefit the industry, from breeder, grower to retailer. Next to insight it also enables them to forecast trends.
The team of ForemostCo.
The team of ForemostCo.
The large booth of Ball Horticultural was always filled with visitors.
The large booth of Ball Horticultural was always filled with visitors. 
Andreas Kientzler and Steve Rinehart of Kientzler together received a visit of Rick Brown of Riverview Flowers Farms and Greg Woodward of Express Seed Company.
Andreas Kientzler and Steve Rinehart of Kientzler together received a visit of Rick Brown of Riverview Flowers Farms and Greg Woodward of Express Seed Company.
Steve Bogash and Matthew Brecht with Marrone Bio Innovations presenting their new Cannabis pest management product in a smaller sized package, so for the smaller grower.
Steve Bogash and Matthew Brecht with Marrone Bio Innovations presenting their new Cannabis pest management product in a smaller sized package, so for the smaller grower.
Alexander Way and Graham Hetland with Mycorrhizal Applications in front of the begonias they trialed. The left ones are treated with Injecter Endo and the right ones are untreated.
Alexander Way and Graham Hetland with Mycorrhizal Applications in front of the begonias they trialed. The left ones are treated with Injecter Endo and the right ones are untreated.
The difference in root when using Mycorrhizal Applications' Injecter Endo and without
The difference in root when using Mycorrhizal Applications' Injecter Endo and without
Leon van Erven of Vitro Westland was visiting the show.
Leon van Erven of Vitro Westland was visiting the show.
Karl Batschke of Darwin Perennials presenting the new digitalis Artic Fox Rose. According to Karl, the fact that it is more winter hardy than the traditional hybrid types. Most are hardy till zone 7-8 and this till zone 5.On top of that, it is very easy to flower and pushes a lot of flowers, he says.
Karl Batschke of Darwin Perennials presenting the new digitalis Artic Fox Rose. According to Karl, the fact that it is more winter hardy than the traditional hybrid types. “Most are hardy till zone 7-8 and this till zone 5.” On top of that, it is very easy to flower and pushes a lot of flowers, he says.
Asaf Cohen of Cohen Nurseries was sharing a booth with the other Israeli young plant producer Hishtil.
Asaf Cohen of Cohen Nurseries was sharing a booth with the other Israeli young plant producer Hishtil.
Matthias Redlefsen and Scott Hanes presenting the Big Begonia in a seperate booth, This booth was completely dedicated to the Big Begonia with imkindofaBIGdeal.
Matthias Redlefsen and Scott Hanes presenting the Big Begonia in a seperate booth, This booth was completely dedicated to the Big Begonia with £imkindofaBIGdeal.
Karen Vogelsang of IPM was promoting the different shows that they organize all over the world. The next show will be the one in Mexico City in September, which they will be organizing for the first time.
Karen Vogelsang of IPM was promoting the different shows that they organize all over the world. The next show will be the one in Mexico City in September, which they will be organizing for the first time.
Nico Rijnbeek and Olga Strz with Rijnbeek and Son presenting not only their new varieties like Crocosmia Orange Pekoe and Achillia Crazy Little Thing, but also their new company image.
Nico Rijnbeek and Olga Stärz with Rijnbeek and Son presenting not only their new varieties like Crocosmia Orange Pekoe and Achillia Crazy Little Thing, but also their new company image.
April Herring, Richard Gigot and Jen Miner with Pacific Plug and Liner. A highlight at their booth was the Echinacea. They are known for this product in the industry. According to Miner, it is a great summer/fall item. During the show, it was up for the medal of Excellence.
April Herring, Richard Gigot and Jen Miner with Pacific Plug and Liner. A highlight at their booth was the Echinacea. They are known for this product in the industry. According to Miner, it is a great summer/fall item. During the show, it was up for the medal of Excellence. 
Nik Wagner and Elizabeth Hultgren. According to Wagner, it has been quite a good year, more or less similar to last year. Now, they are preparing for the fall season a. They supply the pansies and according to Wagner, almost whole Southern USA does pansies for fall.
Nik Wagner and Elizabeth Hultgren. According to Wagner, it has been quite a good year, more or less similar to last year. Now, they are preparing for the fall season a. They supply the pansies and according to Wagner, almost whole Southern USA does pansies for fall.
The team of Griffin Greenhouses at the booth of Syngenta. At the syngenta booth, Imara XDR took center stage. XDR stands for Extreme Disease Resistance. This new impatiens series is available in 9 colors and 1 mix. Red Star and Pink are the newest additions in the series. It is their biggest introduction in these trials as it is resistant to Impatiens Downy Mildew. On top of that, it is a shade plant and according to Willis, retail is always looking for shade plants. In North America, they also provide POS material for this series with the slogan: Take back the shade
The team of Griffin Greenhouses at the booth of Syngenta. At the syngenta booth, Imara XDR took center stage. XDR stands for Extreme Disease Resistance. This new impatiens series is available in 9 colors and 1 mix. Red Star and Pink are the newest additions in the series. It is their biggest introduction in these trials as it is resistant to Impatiens Downy Mildew. On top of that, it is a shade plant and according to Willis, retail is always looking for shade plants. In North America, they also provide POS material for this series with the slogan: “Take back the shade”
Eyal Inbar of Hisbtil. At the show, this Israeli young plant grower and Dummen Orange announced that they wiljoin forces for Basewell promotion.
Eyal Inbar of Hisbtil. At the show, this Israeli young plant grower and Dummen Orange announced that they wiljoin forces for Basewell promotion.
Virginia Frazier and David Clark with University of Florida promoting labor, raises awareness among the younger generation
Virginia Frazier and David Clark with University of Florida promoting labor, raises awareness among the younger generation
The team of Gloeckner. This distributor of plants, seed, bulbs and greenhouse supplies is celebrating its 85th anniversary and is attending the Cultivate since the very beginning of their existence.
The team of Gloeckner. This distributor of plants, seed, bulbs and greenhouse supplies is celebrating its 85th anniversary and is attending the Cultivate since the very beginning of their existence.
Lawrence and Reinhold Holtkamp with Optimara. Lawrence is presenting Raindrop, a new plant that is being received very well. It has a similar appearance as the Pilea, but has heart shape thick leaves and if you pinch it, it branches. People are always looking for something different, he says
Lawrence and Reinhold Holtkamp with Optimara. Lawrence is presenting Raindrop, a new plant that is being received very well. It has a similar appearance as the Pilea, but has heart shape thick leaves and if you pinch it, it branches. “People are always looking for something different, he says
Gary Sainsbury and Amy Briggs-Macha presenting the Dahlia x hybrida Sincerity. They are now teaching growers to grow them in smaller pot sizes too and are creating culture guidelines for it.
Gary Sainsbury and Amy Briggs-Macha presenting the Dahlia x hybrida Sincerity. They are now teaching growers to grow them in smaller pot sizes too and are creating culture guidelines for it.
The large booth of Proven Winners surrounded by the New Varieties display.
The large booth of Proven Winners surrounded by the New Varieties display. 
Jen Selwoor of One Floral sees the demand for hydrangeas increasing year after year. Everybody wants a long lasting plant and people seem to be willing to spend more money on it.
Jen Selwoor of One Floral sees the demand for hydrangeas increasing year after year. “Everybody wants a long lasting plant and people seem to be willing to spend more money on it.
The colorful booth of Suntory
The colorful booth of Suntory
Bryce Anderson with the HC Companies presenting the micro grow items and the newest item in the Fibregro; the 11 inch.
Bryce Anderson with the HC Companies presenting the micro grow items and the newest item in the Fibregro; the 11 inch.
John van der Wal with Northland Floral, from Canada.
John van der Wal with Northland Floral, from Canada.
The team of MasterTag presenting the badge tag they made for 10 different cactus varieties and 10 different succulent varieities. We took the top 10 most popular varieties and the tag on each variety contains info and a special message per variety.
The team of MasterTag presenting the badge tag they made for 10 different cactus varieties and 10 different succulent varieities. “We took the top 10 most popular varieties and the tag on each variety contains info and a special message per variety.”
The succulent and cactus tags of MasterTag.
The succulent and cactus tags of MasterTag.
The team of Controll Dekk presenting the Oasis system, a watering system that The precise can improve hanging plant quality and eliminate crop loss. In addition, precision watering of overhead baskets can eliminate the negative impact on the plants and floor below the basket watering area, explains Len Logsdon. In the picture: Len, Nick Capass, the new operation manager, and Jordan Dekker.
The team of Controll Dekk presenting the Oasis system, a watering system that The precise can improve hanging plant quality and eliminate crop loss. In addition, precision watering of overhead baskets can eliminate the negative impact on the plants and floor below the basket watering area, explains Len Logsdon. In the picture: Len, Nick Capass, the new operation manager, and Jordan Dekker.
Mark Duin and Rob Geerlings of Dmmen Orange presenting the callas, a product that is gaining back in popularity as the supply and quality of the supply improved. Dmmen Orange is one of the few suppliers of small bulbs for small pots. The trick is: multi-eyed bulbs, explains Geerlings.
Mark Duin and Rob Geerlings of Dümmen Orange presenting the callas, a product that is gaining back in popularity as the supply and quality of the supply improved. Dümmen Orange is one of the few suppliers of small bulbs for small pots. The trick is: multi-eyed bulbs, explains Geerlings.
Team of Pppelmann presenting their new products, including Pppelmann blue. The plastics used for their plant pots in the Recycling Bluecolor come directly out of the recycling bin and return there as well. This allows for a closed raw material cycle.
Team of Pöppelmann presenting their new products, including Pöppelmann blue. The plastics used for their plant pots in the “Recycling Blue” color come directly out of the recycling bin and return there as well. This allows for a closed raw material cycle.
Phil Schaafsma of DeGroot. He supplies bare root perennials in bulk for growers as well as retail packaging of perennials, fruit plants and vegetables.
Phil Schaafsma of DeGroot. He supplies bare root perennials in bulk for growers as well as retail packaging of perennials, fruit plants and vegetables.
Varieties at the New Varieties display.
Varieties at the New Varieties display.
The new varieties area attracted a lot of attention throughout the show.
The new varieties area attracted a lot of attention throughout the show.
Paul and Reginald Deroose with Deroose Plants Exotic Plant presenting more than the bromeliads they are known for, like the monstera minima deliciosa. According to Deroose it is a very old plant that has gained back popularity all over the world.
Paul and Reginald Deroose with Deroose Plants & Exotic Plant presenting more than the bromeliads they are known for, like the monstera minima deliciosa. According to Deroose it is a very old plant that has gained back popularity all over the world.
Dan McEnany, Terri McEnany and Nick Stevens with Bailey Nurseries presenting the Summer Crush (named Summer Love in Europe). This hydrangea was introduced at the CAST 2018. It is added to the Endless Summer collection, has raspberry red mopheads and is more compact (w:18xh:36). So far, the demand is good, says Terri.
Dan McEnany, Terri McEnany and Nick Stevens with Bailey Nurseries presenting the Summer Crush (named Summer Love in Europe). This hydrangea was introduced at the CAST 2018. It is added to the Endless Summer collection, has raspberry red mopheads and is more compact (w:18xh:36). So far, the demand is good, says Terri.
Kerry Meyer and Nelson Darden with Proven Winners presenting the Caladiums series that will be new to the Proven Winners line in 2020. The varieties were developed by Classic Caladiums, one of the leading worldwide breeders and suppliers of Caladiums. They have joined the Proven Winners team recently and supply several of their varieties through their brand. They are very happy with this new addition because tropicals continue to trend strongly in the market and 'the industry is always looking for shade plants'. "On top of that, the striking leaf colors, shapes, increased disease resistance and sun tolerance, and season-long color make the Caladiums stand out."
Kerry Meyer and Nelson Darden with Proven Winners presenting the Caladiums series that will be new to the Proven Winners line in 2020. The varieties were developed by Classic Caladiums, one of the leading worldwide breeders and suppliers of Caladiums. They have joined the Proven Winners team recently and supply several of their varieties through their brand. They are very happy with this new addition because tropicals continue to trend strongly in the market and 'the industry is always looking for shade plants'. "On top of that, the striking leaf colors, shapes, increased disease resistance and sun tolerance, and season-long color make the Caladiums stand out."
Proven Winners also introduced the self watering pots AquaPots by Proven Winners. The pots are designed by designer Michael Carr and are high cold tolerant. In the picture are just a few of the wide range.
Proven Winners also introduced the self watering pots AquaPots by Proven Winners. The pots are designed by designer Michael Carr and are high cold tolerant. In the picture are just a few of the wide range.
Robert Ford of Heliospectra was also visiting the show.
Robert Ford of Heliospectra was also visiting the show. 
Robin van der Schaaf of Flamingo Holland. According to van der Schaaf, the pot market increases and they see the demand for their calla lilies increasing as well. Van der Schaaf is pleased that they entered this market about 10 years ago.
Robin van der Schaaf of Flamingo Holland. According to van der Schaaf, the pot market increases and they see the demand for their calla lilies increasing as well. Van der Schaaf is pleased that they entered this market about 10 years ago.
Alicia Suits and Jana Escobar of Sakata presenting Supercal and SupercalPremium. Currently, there are 6 varieties in the Supercal series and 5 in the Supercal Premium series. They aim for 7 varieties in both series.According to Suits, the Supercal showed a lot of credibility for integrity as the blooms stayed open during their trial of 24 hour of continuous rains at the CAST.
Alicia Suits and Jana Escobar of Sakata presenting Supercal and SupercalPremium. Currently, there are 6 varieties in the Supercal series and 5 in the Supercal Premium series. They aim for 7 varieties in both series.  According to Suits, the Supercal showed a lot of credibility for integrity as the blooms stayed open during their trial of 24 hour of continuous rains at the CAST.
The display of the continuous rains a Supercal variety got during the CAST in March 2019.
The display of the continuous rains a Supercal variety got during the CAST in March 2019.
Joan Mazat and Kelsey Fletcher of Ball Ingenuity for the first time with a booth - behind their new double flowering hydrangeas of Hydrangea Breeders Association. These are gift plants for indoor use and according to Mazat, the popularity of hydrangeas is increasing and everyone is therefore interested in something new. It is a new level of what is currently popular. Most retailers want pink and blues, but with the double petal flowers, we take it to a higher heights.
Joan Mazat and Kelsey Fletcher of Ball Ingenuity – for the first time with a booth - behind their new double flowering hydrangeas of Hydrangea Breeders Association. These are gift plants for indoor use and according to Mazat, the popularity of hydrangeas is increasing and everyone is therefore interested in something new. “It is a new level of what is currently popular. Most retailers want pink and blues, but with the double petal flowers, we take it to a higher heights.”
Alexander Hoogenwerkf with Dymak. Most of this Danish company is focussed on adding value to plants with decorative pots. Most of their products are customn made We cooperate with Christine Boland to create new trends.Together with the growers and/or retailers they create the pots. Sustainability is a popular develoment in Europe, but now, they also see it coming in the USA. Also Dymak taps into this develompent by, for example, developing bamboo pots or pots made out of old tires.
Alexander Hoogenwerkf with Dymak. Most of this Danish company is focussed on adding value to plants with decorative pots. Most of their products are customn made “We cooperate with Christine Boland to create new trends.” Together with the growers and/or retailers they create the pots. Sustainability is a popular develoment in Europe, but now, they also see it coming in the USA. Also Dymak taps into this develompent by, for example, developing bamboo pots or pots made out of old tires.
Eric Pitzen of Selecta One presenting the Dahlia Venti Passion Fruit of the new Dahlia Venti Series that was introduced at the CAST earlier this year It is a uniform vigorous sereis of double-flowered dahlias.
Eric Pitzen of Selecta One presenting the Dahlia Venti Passion Fruit of the new Dahlia Venti Series that was introduced at the CAST earlier this year “It is a uniform vigorous sereis of double-flowered dahlias.”
Ben and Antoinette Langeveld with Netherland Bulb Company. For nearly 40 years, they supply the US market with bulbs and perennials from the Netherlands.
Ben and Antoinette Langeveld with Netherland Bulb Company. For nearly 40 years, they supply the US market with bulbs and perennials from the Netherlands.
Remco Jansen, Charlotte Smit and Arthij Vermeer of MPS. Next year, they will celebrate their 25th anniversary. At the show, they handed out the MPS-GAP Certification that was achieved by Ball FloraPlant Las Limas Farm.
Remco Jansen, Charlotte Smit and Arthij Vermeer of MPS. Next year, they will celebrate their 25th anniversary. At the show, they handed out the MPS-GAP Certification that was achieved by Ball FloraPlant Las Limas Farm.
The team of Orlandelli. This Italian company is on the USA market for about 7 years now and has its own warehouse and office in Jacksonville. Their best sellers are display solutions for flowers and plants for garden ceters.
The team of Orlandelli. This Italian company is on the USA market for about 7 years now and has its own warehouse and office in Jacksonville. Their best sellers are display solutions for flowers and plants for garden ceters.
Sirekit Mol with Beekenkamp (in the middle) with her new colleagues Kat Wolper (left) and Lauren Blume (on the right) for the US market. They are presenting their Petunia Tea series along with other series at their booth.
Sirekit Mol with Beekenkamp (in the middle) with her new colleagues Kat Wolper (left) and Lauren Blume (on the right) for the US market. They are presenting their Petunia Tea series along with other series at their booth.
The nicely decorated stairs.
The nicely decorated stairs.
The Embassy Evening.
The Embassy Evening.
Louis Pit, Consul General of the Netherlands in Chicago saying a few words.
Louis Piët, Consul General of the Netherlands in Chicago saying a few words.
Also MarianneVaes, Agricultural Counselor of the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C. is saying a few words on the importance of transferring Dutch knowledge to the USA.
Also MarianneVaes, Agricultural Counselor of the Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C. is saying a few words on the importance of transferring Dutch knowledge to the USA. 
Alexis Moretti and Chris Hurtado of McHutchinson presenting Basewell, one of the newest products of this broker company. At the show, they were presenting the strips, but the singles are the ones that are mostly sold.
Alexis Moretti and Chris Hurtado of McHutchinson presenting Basewell, one of the newest products of this broker company. At the show, they were presenting the strips, but the singles are the ones that are mostly sold.
Chris Lavigne and Brian Fish of Natural Beauty. They produce plugs from seed in Wisconsin and focus on the area East of the Rocky Mountains.
Chris Lavigne and Brian Fish of Natural Beauty. They produce plugs from seed in Wisconsin and focus on the area East of the Rocky Mountains.
Chuck Pavlick of Terra Nova holding begonia Silver Treasure (left) and Artemesia Makana Silver (right). Together with Heuchera Grande Amathyst (on the ground, right side) they caught the eye of many visitors.
Chuck Pavlick of Terra Nova holding begonia Silver Treasure (left) and Artemesia Makana Silver (right). Together with Heuchera Grande Amathyst (on the ground, right side) they caught the eye of many visitors.
Linda Lanham and Ann Yonkof if Express Seed company. This broker supplies live goods, seeds, liners, plugs and cuttings to grwoers in the US and Canada.
Linda Lanham and Ann Yonkof if Express Seed company. This broker supplies live goods, seeds, liners, plugs and cuttings to grwoers in the US and Canada.
Kees van Beek of Modiform holding a tray, named the Cool Gray Tray, made out of recycled plastic from the inside of fridges. It is a new and innovative way to reuse the plastic and it does need any additives to produce. On top of that, it is detectable in order to recycle it again. Several growers in Europe will start using it. Nex And as you see, the light gray color matches well with bright colors of a pot.Next year, this Dutch pot and container manufacturer will celebrate its 40th anniversary.
Kees van Beek of Modiform holding a tray, named the Cool Gray Tray, made out of recycled plastic from the inside of fridges. It is a new and innovative way to reuse the plastic and it does need any additives to produce. On top of that, it is detectable in order to recycle it again. Several growers in Europe will start using it. Nex “And as you see, the light gray color matches well with bright colors of a pot.” Next year, this Dutch pot and container manufacturer will celebrate its 40th anniversary.
Jodi Munoz and Dan Bradbury of Walters Garden next to the Sedum Rock N Grow Boogie Woogieis a sedum variety with variegated leaves. "It has a nice mounded habit and can be used in landscapes and in combos." It has been launched recently, butis already one of their top sellers.
Jodi Munoz and Dan Bradbury of Walters Garden next to the Sedum Rock ‘N Grow ‘Boogie Woogie’ is a sedum variety with variegated leaves. "It has a nice mounded habit and can be used in landscapes and in combos." It has been launched recently, butis already one of their top sellers.
Christa Steenwyk of Walters Gardens.
Christa Steenwyk of Walters Gardens.
Many meetings going on during the show, also at Danziger.
Many meetings going on during the show, also at Danziger.
Joe White Jr and Jim Carbone with Pakrite Incorporated. They supply all kinds of vented stretch wraps.
Joe White Jr and Jim Carbone with Pakrite Incorporated. They supply all kinds of vented stretch wraps.
Part of the large team of BFG Supply. They supply all kinds of horticultural, lawn and garden and plant products. For growers, they have over 12,000 products from over 200 suppliers in their assortment.
Part of the large team of BFG Supply. They supply all kinds of horticultural, lawn and garden and plant products. For growers, they have over 12,000 products from over 200 suppliers in their assortment.
Magician attracts the attention of the visitors.
Magician attracts the attention of the visitors.
Jesse Hensen and Jordan Holtkamp of Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR), a consultant and sales agent to retail garden center growers, wholesale greenhouse growers, nurserymen, and landscapers. Lately, the published their CAST report, which received a lot of interest.
Jesse Hensen and Jordan Holtkamp of Eason Horticultural Resources (EHR), a consultant and sales agent to retail garden center growers, wholesale greenhouse growers, nurserymen, and landscapers. Lately, the published their CAST report, which received a lot of interest.
For the third year, Chrysal is exhibiting Cultivate. This year, they again promoted the Alesco , a post-harvest treatment for plants that are sensitive to ethylene that they launched at CAST 2018. Several growers are using it and according to Chatman, they see tremendous differences. In the picture: Ken Chatman and Dennis Wheeler.
For the third year, Chrysal is exhibiting Cultivate. This year, they again promoted the Alesco , a post-harvest treatment for plants that are sensitive to ethylene that they launched at CAST 2018. Several growers are using it and according to Chatman, they see tremendous differences. In the picture: Ken Chatman and Dennis Wheeler.
Joris Zeijlmaker and Johan Kok of Heritage Greenhouse, a plug producer and Battlefield Farms is the wholesale company.
Joris Zeijlmaker and Johan Kok of Heritage Greenhouse, a plug producer and Battlefield Farms is the wholesale company.
Exhibition floor and new varieties area.
Exhibition floor and new varieties area.
Also Westhoffs brand Prism was well promoted.
Also Westhoff’s brand Prism was well promoted.
Meetings ongoing at Meridian Young Plants.
Meetings ongoing at Meridian Young Plants.
Kevin Cramer of Van Belle Nurseries holding one of thethree exclusive varieties for 2020 in to the BloominEasy assortment,available to wholesale growers as young plants starting next spring. The name of this variety is: Thunderbolt Box Honeysuckle, a variety that features dense chartreuse foliage that can be hedged or left naturally cascading in its compact form. The other two are Afterglow Weigela and Pinky Promise Snowberry.
Kevin Cramer of Van Belle Nurseries holding one of the  three exclusive varieties for 2020 in to the Bloomin’ Easy assortment,  available to wholesale growers as young plants starting next spring. The name of this variety is: Thunderbolt Box Honeysuckle, a variety that features dense chartreuse foliage that can be hedged or left naturally cascading in its compact form. The other two are Afterglow Weigela and Pinky Promise Snowberry.
Lennaert Kapiteyn and Wim Kleine of Kapiteyn presenting a part of their assortment, including the ones that are doing very well in the US market, like (fltr) Captain Cheerio, Captain Solo, Captain Beretta and Captin Lido.
Lennaert Kapiteyn and Wim Kleine of Kapiteyn presenting a part of their assortment, including the ones that are doing very well in the US market, like (fltr) Captain Cheerio, Captain Solo, Captain Beretta and Captin Lido.
Emma Steed and Ashley Brinegar of Botany Lane Greenhouses, a liner and young plant grower of tropicals and succulents. They have 2 facilities in Colorado and 1 in South Texas. Over the years, they have seen the demand for their assortment growing.
Emma Steed and Ashley Brinegar of Botany Lane Greenhouses, a liner and young plant grower of tropicals and succulents. They have 2 facilities in Colorado and 1 in South Texas. Over the years, they have seen the demand for their assortment growing.
Crowded aisles.
Crowded aisles.
Busy booth at Michells, a broker company.
Busy booth at Michell’s, a broker company.
Manfred Robert with Liriope Factory and Jerome O'Neill of Vista Farms. Manfed was visiting the show and Jerome had a booth at the show.
Manfred Robert with Liriope Factory and Jerome O'Neill of Vista Farms. Manfed was visiting the show and Jerome had a booth at the show.
Nico Laan of Royal Van Zanten was visiting the show.
Nico Laan of Royal Van Zanten was visiting the show.
Mike Klopmeyer with Ball FloraPlant received the MPS-GAP Certification that was achieved by Ball FloraPlant Las Limas Farm.
Mike Klopmeyer with Ball FloraPlant received the MPS-GAP Certification that was achieved by Ball FloraPlant Las Limas Farm.
Avantikka Raghunandan and her father with Green Earth Impex presenting several products made out of coconuts, including the coconut that is being used as a pot. The roots enter the coconut, increasing the quality of the plant. It is suitable for Anthurium, orchids as well as tulips. They are concentrating on preserving the earth and promote the use of coconut products instead of peat.
Avantikka  Raghunandan and her father with Green Earth Impex presenting several products made out of coconuts, including the coconut that is being used as a pot. The roots enter the coconut, increasing the quality of the plant. It is suitable for Anthurium, orchids as well as tulips. They are concentrating on preserving the earth and promote the use of coconut products instead of peat.
Leah Haugh with Star Roses and Plants. The entire booth was promoting their new brand Bloom-ables, a brand that contains all kind of plants that bloom. The varieties are now available for growers and in spring 2020 for the retail consumer.
Leah Haugh with Star Roses and Plants. The entire booth was promoting their new brand Bloom-ables, a brand that contains all kind of plants that bloom. The varieties are now available for growers and in spring 2020 for the retail consumer.
Frank Riteco of 2Plant International with Julia and Erick Hofley of Michigan Gardeners, who were visiting the show
Frank Riteco of 2Plant International with Julia and Erick Hofley of Michigan Gardeners, who were visiting the show
Pieter van der Lans and Frank Riteco with 2Plant International. Pieter is holding the Veronica Bubblegum Candles and Frank a new Asiatic Lily that still has a code.
Pieter van der Lans and Frank Riteco with 2Plant International. Pieter is holding the Veronica Bubblegum Candles and Frank a new Asiatic Lily that still has a code.
Michael Shilling with Decowraps presenting three of their more sustainable packaging solutions. From their Colombian factory, they are already manufacturing one of these packaging products for a chain in the US. The films presented are sugar cane based, corn based and one made out of paper that is sourced from mils who replant trees back, against deforestation.
Michael Shilling with Decowraps presenting three of their more sustainable packaging solutions. From their Colombian factory, they are already manufacturing one of these packaging products for a chain in the US. The films presented are – sugar cane based, corn based and one made out of paper that is sourced from mils who replant trees back, against deforestation.
The team of Bumnong presenting one of their new trays; the 5x12 silver tray which increases photosyntheses. On top of that, as it bounces back the light it is cooler in summer and warmer in winter when it absorbs the ligth.
The team of Bumnong presenting one of their new trays; the 5x12 silver tray which increases photosyntheses. On top of that, as it bounces back the light it is cooler in summer and warmer in winter when it absorbs the ligth.
Mike Huggetts of American Takii was also visiting the show.
Mike Huggetts of American Takii was also visiting the show.
Floris Tas and Saskia Bakker with HilverdaFlorist, the merger of HilverdaKooij and Florist Breeding as of September 2019.
Floris Tas and Saskia Bakker with HilverdaFlorist, the merger of HilverdaKooij and Florist Breeding as of September 2019.
A new series Salvia series of HilverdaFlorist is Salgoon. It has been showcased a couple of times at the CAST, but it still had a code at that time.
A new series Salvia series of HilverdaFlorist is Salgoon. It has been showcased a couple of times at the CAST, but it still had a code at that time.
Mark Huber and Rich Poulin of The Perennial Farm presenting Deerleerious, a concept that has been introduced several years ago and is still increasing in popularity. The concept contains plants that in certain degrees deer do not like.
Mark Huber and Rich Poulin of The Perennial Farm presenting Deerleerious, a concept that has been introduced several years ago and is still increasing in popularity. The concept contains plants that – in certain degrees – deer do not like.
James Rowley and Scott Klein with T.O. {;astics presenting the SureRoot 15 Pop Bottom. This tray makes it easier to take out plgs or young plants, without damaging the plant.
James Rowley and Scott Klein with T.O. {;astics presenting the SureRoot 15 Pop Bottom. This tray makes it easier to take out plgs or young plants, without damaging the plant.
Jim Monroe with Hort Couture presenting the Coleus Red Snapper that, together with Pink Tuna won the Retailer Choice Award.
Jim Monroe with Hort Couture presenting the Coleus Red Snapper that, together with Pink Tuna won the Retailer Choice Award.
Eric Juckers with ABZ Seed was also visiting the show.
Eric Juckers with ABZ Seed was also visiting the show.
Deonarine Sarran with Knox Horticulture.
Deonarine Sarran with Knox Horticulture.
Steve Jones with Greenfuse Botanicals taking with visitors.
Steve Jones with Greenfuse Botanicals taking with visitors.
Eric Egberts with Oasis Grower Solutions presenting the Sachets with plant fertilizer 10-15-30 formulation.
Eric Egberts with Oasis Grower Solutions presenting the Sachets with plant fertilizer 10-15-30 formulation.
Bert van Slijk and Kees Lagerwerf of KP Holland in the booth of ForemostCo, their broker. According to Lagerwerf, the Curcuma Splash that van Spijk is holding is a hit in Canada and Florida.
Bert van Slijk and Kees Lagerwerf of KP Holland in the booth of ForemostCo, their broker. According to Lagerwerf, the Curcuma Splash that van Spijk is holding is a hit in Canada and Florida.
Brian Weesies and Michael De Bert of Mast Young Plnats. This year, the theme is Color Your World.
Brian Weesies and Michael De Bert of Mast Young Plnats. This year, the theme is Color Your World.
The team of Oglesby. They have their own tissue culture lab and greenhouse facility. The tissue culture and young plants they produce are supplied worldwide.
The team of Oglesby. They have their own tissue culture lab and greenhouse facility. The tissue culture and young plants they produce are supplied worldwide.
Frans de Vlinder with Broekhof was also visiting the show.
Frans de Vlinder with Broekhof was also visiting the show.
Jonathan Berry and Keith Formway of J. Berry. Jonathan, started this company in 2006, together with his father Jim Berry. They breed and produce young and finished plants and over the years introduces several consumer plant brands like Black Diamond the tropical Hollywood Hibiscus collection, Brown Jewels Begonia and more.
Jonathan Berry and Keith Formway of J. Berry. Jonathan, started this company in 2006, together with his father Jim Berry. They breed and produce young and finished plants and over the years introduces several consumer plant brands like Black Diamond the tropical Hollywood Hibiscus collection, Brown Jewels Begonia and more.
Jacques Ferare of Star Roses and Plants strolling down the exhibition floor with Bruno Etavard of Meilland, who was visiting the show.
Jacques Ferare of Star Roses and Plants strolling down the exhibition floor with Bruno Etavard of Meilland, who was visiting the show.
Meetings going on at Rakers.
Meetings going on at Rakers.
Jack Ferrell with Florasearch.
Jack Ferrell with Florasearch.
Oliver Gomez with Vivero presenting new plants at their booth. One of their highlights are the FancyFillers of German breeder Westhoff.
Oliver Gomez with Vivero presenting new plants at their booth. One of their highlights are the FancyFillers of German breeder Westhoff.
Dave Long with WestHort presenting the Epson GP-C831 printer for retailers or growers selling to retailers. It is an on-demand color printer.
Dave Long with WestHort presenting the Epson GP-C831 printer for retailers or growers selling to retailers. It is an on-demand color printer.
Jeffrey and his father Dick den Breejen presenting their large lily selection, which forms together with the ornamental roof panels the highlight of their booth.
Jeffrey and his father Dick den Breejen presenting their large lily selection, which forms together with the ornamental roof panels the highlight of their booth.
Wim Bergs with Stekbedrijf Bergs and Kurt DeKuyver with Plant-Consol were also visiting the show.
Wim Bergs with Stekbedrijf Bergs and Kurt DeKuyver with Plant-Consol were also visiting the show.
Katie Krusinski of A-Roo Packaging presenting the new Web Shoppe. At this web shop, they mainly focus on craft paper sleeves and potted plant packaging.
Katie Krusinski of A-Roo Packaging presenting the new Web Shoppe. At this web shop, they mainly focus on craft paper sleeves and potted plant packaging.
Michiel Verheul of High Q Greenhouses was also visiting the show.
Michiel Verheul of High Q Greenhouses was also visiting the show.
Retailer Choice Awards being handed out to the winners. In this picture, Hort Couture receives the awards for their Coleus Red Snapper and Pink Tuna.
Retailer Choice Awards being handed out to the winners. In this picture, Hort Couture receives the awards for their Coleus Red Snapper and Pink Tuna.
Jan ten Brinke of HBA and Ed Vermolen of Aldershot Greenhouses. This Canadian potted rose grower also grows a large variety of hydrangeas of the Hydrangea Breeders Association (HBA). The new introduction are the double-flowered hydrangeas. The dormant plants are grown by Aldershot greenhouses and exclusively supplied to Ball Ingenuity, in the US.
Jan ten Brinke of HBA and Ed Vermolen of Aldershot Greenhouses. This Canadian potted rose grower also grows a large variety of hydrangeas of the Hydrangea Breeders Association (HBA). The new introduction are the double-flowered hydrangeas. The dormant plants are grown by Aldershot greenhouses and exclusively supplied to Ball Ingenuity, in the US.
The team of Kientzler, with the Paradise Rococo series in the background (left).
The team of Kientzler, with the Paradise Rococo series in the background (left).
The New Guinea Impatiens PARADISE Rococo series of Kientzler. The ruffled flowers look double to consumers. "This line is now available from Kientzler North America direct with great colors and improved varieties in terms of earliness and uniformity within the series."
The New Guinea Impatiens PARADISE Rococo series of Kientzler. The ruffled flowers look double to consumers. "This line is now available from Kientzler North America direct with great colors and improved varieties in terms of earliness and uniformity within the series." 
Peter Rijssen and Brian Kirkland of Concept Plants presenting Angel Wings, a winner of the Retailer Choice Awards.
Peter Rijssen and Brian Kirkland of Concept Plants presenting Angel Wings, a winner of the Retailer Choice Awards.
John Sanderson of Cornell University,professor in entomology, was visiting the booth of fertil.
John Sanderson of Cornell University,  professor in entomology, was visiting the booth of fertil.
William Evans of Fertil showcasing the different biodegradable plantable woodfiber pots.
William Evans of Fertil showcasing the different biodegradable plantable woodfiber pots.
Tim Duffin of Burpee presenting Brussles Sprouts Redarling, a product introduced at the CAST. It produces red-purple Brussels sprouts which are said to have a sweeter flavor than most green varieties and are a rich source of Vitamin C and folic acid. On top of that, it is a high-yielding plant that stands up to cool nights and frosts.
Tim Duffin of Burpee presenting Brussles Sprouts Redarling, a product introduced at the CAST. It produces red-purple Brussels sprouts which are said to have a sweeter flavor than most green varieties and are a rich source of Vitamin C and folic acid. On top of that, it is a high-yielding plant that stands up to cool nights and frosts.
Arnaud Lannes of DHM Innovations presenting the new Mandevilla Diamantina Tourmaline Fuchsia. They see the demand for their Dipladenias increasing year after year.
Arnaud Lannes of DHM Innovations presenting the new Mandevilla Diamantina Tourmaline Fuchsia. They see the demand for their Dipladenias increasing year after year.
Mike Howden of Macor presenting the hanging pot lock. They introduced it about 2 years ago and they now see it becoming more and more a norm. Beneficial of this type of tagging is that the tag does not fall out of the pot and ends up in another pot at retail.
Mike Howden of Macor presenting the hanging pot lock. They introduced it about 2 years ago and they now see it becoming more and more a norm. Beneficial of this type of tagging is that the tag does not fall out of the pot and ends up in another pot at retail.
Janet Sluis of Plant Development Services giving the visitors more information about the Sunset WesternGarden Collection.
Janet Sluis of Plant Development Services giving the visitors more information about the Sunset WesternGarden Collection.
Tessa Spek and Dania Duenos Peraltas presenting the Wick Grow (known as WaterWick in Europe), a watering system created by Visser and tested and optimized by grower Costa Farms. At this booth, they show all stages of the chain, from automatically applying the Wick Grow, from the grower to the retailer, picking a cover pot and the retail solution.
Tessa Spek and Dania Duenos Peraltas presenting the Wick & Grow (known as WaterWick in Europe), a watering system created by Visser and tested and optimized by grower Costa Farms. At this booth, they show all stages of the chain, from automatically applying the Wick & Grow, from the grower to the retailer, picking a cover pot and the retail solution.
The team of OHP. Lately, they announced the launch and immediate availability of FireWorxx Herbicide, an OMRI-listed, fast-acting biological herbicide that is active against weeds, algae, and moss.
The team of OHP. Lately, they announced the launch and immediate availability of FireWorxx Herbicide, an OMRI-listed, fast-acting biological herbicide that is active against weeds, algae, and moss.
Bruce Gibson and JP Williams with Plug Connection presenting True Bloom, a variety bred by Altman Plants.
Bruce Gibson and JP Williams with Plug Connection presenting True Bloom, a variety bred by Altman Plants.
Father and daughter visiting the show. Kenne and Doug Cole with DS Cole.
Father and daughter visiting the show. Kenne and Doug Cole with DS Cole.
The team of Pelemix.
The team of Pelemix.
Bjorn Korthouwer of VDH in front of the Chlorinsitu II Eca-Water a machine for water disinfection and biofilm control. The machines are made in the area of Vancouver and sold by Zwart Systemen, their dealer in Canada.
Bjorn Korthouwer of VDH in front of the Chlorinsitu II Eca-Water a machine for water disinfection and biofilm control. The machines are made in the area of Vancouver and sold by Zwart Systemen, their dealer in Canada.
Stacey Rumpf and Claire Ting with Cti presenting the flow pot, a winner of the Retailers Choice Awards. This pot is made out of a collection of ocean-bound plastic from various parts of the world.
Stacey Rumpf and Claire Ting with Cti presenting the flow pot, a winner of the Retailers Choice Awards. This pot is made out of a collection of ocean-bound plastic from various parts of the world.
Tyler Brown with Hip Labels and Tom Kegley with Kegley Communication. At their booth, they present a new app that brings digital content to the consumers to educate and entertain them. As well as QR, you can put it on tags, but it is more advanced. Next to this option, it is also possible to see how different plants in different sizes will fit into your garden.
Tyler Brown with Hip Labels and Tom Kegley with Kegley Communication. At their booth, they present a new app that brings digital content to the consumers to educate and entertain them. As well as QR, you can put it on tags, but it is more advanced. Next to this option, it is also possible to see how different plants in different sizes will fit into your garden.
Brower Branch brought their own vehicle.
Brower & Branch brought their own vehicle.
Marc Radsma with Skagit Horticulture holding the Senecio Angel Wings, a senecio with velvety leaves with scalloped edges. It is hardy to USDA Zone 8 and will reach a height of 12 inch and spread of 10 inch.
Marc Radsma with Skagit Horticulture holding the Senecio Angel Wings, a senecio with velvety leaves with scalloped edges. It is hardy to USDA Zone 8 and will reach a height of 12 inch and spread of 10 inch. 
The team of Hoffman Nursery.
The team of Hoffman Nursery.
Ramy and his wife Marilyn Zack with Tyny Moulds and Machinery Company,
Ramy and his wife Marilyn Zack with Tyny Moulds and Machinery Company,
Angela Clelan and Brigitte Crawford of North Creek Nurseries.
Angela Clelan and Brigitte Crawford of North Creek Nurseries.
Family Laskowski, from left to right; Brenda, Scott and L.Be. L.Be is holding their newest fertilizer, a liquid 3 in 1 fertilizers that fertilizes the crop and helps the grower to get rid of mildew and bugs.
Family Laskowski, from left to right; Brenda, Scott and L.Be. L.Be is holding their newest fertilizer, a liquid 3 in 1 fertilizers that fertilizes the crop and helps the grower to get rid of mildew and bugs.
Steven Merzweiler with Landmark Plastic holding the T50R Propagation Tray.
Steven Merzweiler with Landmark Plastic holding the T50R Propagation Tray.
Part of the team of Aris Keepsake and Aris Greenleaf. Left are the new introductinos for this season at Greenleaf. In total, they have over 200 introductions. Next year, in 2020, they will celebrate their 100th anniversary.
Part of the team of Aris Keepsake and Aris Greenleaf. Left are the new introductinos for this season at Greenleaf. In total, they have over 200 introductions. Next year, in 2020, they will celebrate their 100th anniversary.
Wouter Zieck of the Dutch based Desch Plantpak visiting the booth of Summit Plastic Company. In the picture together with Robert Gump (left) and John Colling (right). These companies engaged in a joint venture in 1999 and the result was the 2001 launch of JānorPot, a division ofSummit.
Wouter Zieck of the Dutch based Desch Plantpak visiting the booth of Summit Plastic Company. In the picture together with Robert Gump (left) and John Colling (right). These companies engaged in a joint venture in 1999 and the result was the 2001 launch of JānorPot, a division of
Summit.
Matt Heiss of Monrovia presenting the Seaside Serenade Hydrangea Collection. It is a variety imported from Europe, bred for the florist industry. It has stiff stems, is available in 10 different various colors, it blooms long and the new foliage comes out as purple and turns green.
Matt Heiss of Monrovia presenting the Seaside Serenade Hydrangea Collection. It is a variety imported from Europe, bred for the florist industry. “It has stiff stems, is available in 10 different various colors, it blooms long and the new foliage comes out as purple and turns green.
Jenn Fye and Laura McGee of PlantPeddler.
Jenn Fye and Laura McGee of PlantPeddler.
Pete Gilmore of Sporticulture presenting the ceramic planters, which are doing very well.
Pete Gilmore of Sporticulture presenting the ceramic planters, which are doing very well.
Josiah Rayber with Emerald Coast Growers.
Josiah Rayber with Emerald Coast Growers.
Part of the team of Quality Cuttings.
Part of the team of Quality Cuttings.
Amy Lowrie with Green Circle Growers.
Amy Lowrie with Green Circle Growers.
Tom Bosma of ICL.
Tom Bosma of ICL.
Kazuta Aoyama with Kaneya presenting one of their best-sellers in the US, the Slitpot
Kazuta Aoyama with Kaneya presenting one of their best-sellers in the US, the Slitpot
Meetings at the booth of Picas.
Meetings at the booth of Picas.
Part of the large team of East Jordan Plastic.
Part of the large team of East Jordan Plastic.          
Harry Kloppenburg and Chris Berg of Dmmen Orange.
Harry Kloppenburg and Chris Berg of Dümmen Orange.
Irish Page and Deb Wilson of Timbuk Farms presenting their Succulent Society collection.
Irish Page and Deb Wilson of Timbuk Farms presenting their Succulent Society collection.
Troy Lucht and Linda Strandlund with Plant Source International. This year, they add the Suntory breeder line to their list.
Troy Lucht and Linda Strandlund with Plant Source International. This year, they add the Suntory breeder line to their list.
John Bijl and Ellen Kraaijenbrink with Vitroplus. This Dutch young fern producer is supplying the US market for over 25 years and they are still growing. Besides ferns, they now also added perennials to their assortment. All their plants are being propagated in the lab and directly sent to the growers. In turn, the product is completely disease free.
John Bijl and Ellen Kraaijenbrink with Vitroplus. This Dutch young fern producer is supplying the US market for over 25 years and they are still growing. Besides ferns, they now also added perennials to their assortment. All their plants are being propagated in the lab and directly sent to the growers. In turn, the product is completely disease free.
Joshua Burbridge, Doug Millar (both with Envirotech), Floris Berghout (KG Systems) and Nicholas Clover also with Envirotech, a dealer of KG Systems.
Joshua Burbridge, Doug Millar (both with Envirotech), Floris Berghout (KG Systems) and Nicholas Clover also with Envirotech, a dealer of KG Systems.
Team of Gediflora presenting Adorable as well as Arluno at their booth, these new families will be introduced next year together with the Fonti Family.
Team of Gediflora presenting Adorable as well as Arluno at their booth, these new families will be introduced next year together with the Fonti Family.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Phillip Townsend presenting Tuxedo, a new Dutch bred Hydrangea with dark foliage. They just started growing this variety at a grower and according to Townsend, the demand is already greater than the supply. Retailers who see it love it.
Phillip Townsend presenting Tuxedo, a new Dutch bred Hydrangea with dark foliage. They just started growing this variety at a grower and according to Townsend, the demand is already greater than the supply. “Retailers who see it love it”.
Succulents are a real hit. Also at Branette Farms, there is a large interest for their products.
Succulents are a real hit. Also at Branette Farms, there is a large interest for their products.
A shared booth of Kamel and Groundwork. On the left Dave Blackford with Kamel and Amenda Tull and John Buck with Groundwork.
A shared booth of Kamel and Groundwork. On the left Dave Blackford with Kamel and Amenda Tull and John Buck with Groundwork.
Jesse Case and Jm Perkins of Agronomix presenting the Revolver trimmer (left) for trimming of hanging basket plants and the Electric EZ cut trimmer (right) for trimming pots plants.
Jesse Case and Jm Perkins of Agronomix presenting the Revolver trimmer (left) for trimming of hanging basket plants and the Electric EZ cut trimmer (right) for trimming pots plants.
The team of American Hort, the organizers of the show.
 The team of American Hort, the organizers of the show.
Raquel Brodzinsky with Vaughans Horticulture and Dominik Neisser of Vivero talking.
Raquel Brodzinsky with Vaughan’s Horticulture and Dominik Neisser of Vivero talking.
Waleska Torres and Jerome Oneill with Vista Farms.
Waleska Torres and Jerome Oneill with Vista Farms.
Ainong Plastics
 Ainong Plastics
Debra Bonney and Sharon Nuss of Starcom presenting ERP and their mobile application. They also started working with hemp growers.
Debra Bonney and Sharon Nuss of Starcom presenting ERP and their mobile application. They also started working with hemp growers.
Exhibition floor.
Exhibition floor.
Joy Barker of BallColorLink.
Joy Barker of BallColorLink.
Shaun Hyde and CJ Coy with SePRO presenting Obtego, a Fungicide and Plant Symboint that serves as a multi-functional tool for growers by protecting the plant from damaging soil borne pathogens and enhancing root growth.
Shaun Hyde and CJ Coy with SePRO presenting Obtego, “a Fungicide and Plant Symboint that serves as a multi-functional tool for growers by protecting the plant from damaging soil borne pathogens and enhancing root growth.”
Henry Jenkinson and Owen Corey with Koba, a container supplier.
Henry Jenkinson and Owen Corey with Koba, a container supplier.
Part of the large team of Griffin.
Part of the large team of Griffin.
Creek Hill Nursery.
Creek Hill Nursery.
Jeff Pipp and Paul Koutz with Spring Meadow.
Jeff Pipp and Paul Koutz with Spring Meadow.
Meetings at BioWorks.
Meetings at BioWorks.

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