Special Year Overview 2019

But more happened in August 2019:

The 'mystery'of the decreasing hydrangea exports in Colombia

August 2019 was the month of the 'mystery' of the decreasing hydrangea exports in Colombia. From January 2019 till May 2019, the export figures were down. Are the smaller US weddings, the vase life, the changing preferences or are the logistics the reason? They all seem to play a role. We spoke to…

July 2019:

Takeovers, joining forces and opening new greenhouses

Again several company announcements in June 2019; UK bedding plant grower Bridge Farm Group acquired by Canadian MMJ grower Sundial Growers Inc, Hasfarm and FleuraMetz join forces in China, and Royal van Zanten opens new greenhouses in Uganda. On top of that, the Dutch floriculture industry signs…

June 18-30, 2019:

A month full of company announcements

The second half of June 2019 is characterized by company announcements. Dümmen Orange starts collaboration with Kordes Roses and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gardens by the Bay, Schoneveld opened new site PlantXperience, a new Kenyan rose breeding company, Nature's Ventures, has been set up,…

June 1-17, 2019

IFTEX, FlowerTrials, Syngenta acquires Varinova, Beekenkamp wins FleuroStar and more...

For many years, the first half of June consists of the IFTEX in Nairobi, Kenya, and the FlowerTrials in the Netherlands and Germany. At this year's IFTEX, it became clear that the Kenyan rose growers have had a challenging year so far and that many are trying their luck in bouquets. At the FlowerTrials,…

But more happened:

May 2019: Selecta one takes over La Villetta and great Mother's Day results

One of the major happenings in May 2019 was Selecta One taking over La Villetta, an Italian breeding company. Another one is the tornado in Linwood, Kansas, that nearly completely destroyed the greenhouses of Free State Growers on Tuesday, May 28, 2019  Of course this month, holidays are celebrated, like Mother's…

But more happened in April 2019:

Canadian growers dealing with floods

Spring is around the corner and for some growers April 2019 did not take off well. Debs Greenhouse in Morinville, Alberta (Canada) for example never had a flood of this amount before. Later that month, Scott's Nursery in Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada) had to deal with a flood as well. And of course,…

March 2019:

California Spring Trials, Hortex, Women's Day, a peek inside Aleia Roses and more...

March 2019 was not only a busy month filled with exhibitions, also many holidays were celebrated all over the world. Regarding exhibitions, The California Spring Trials in the US took place in March this year, as well as the World Floral Expo. But also in Vietnam the Hortex took place and the HortiFlora…

February 2019

All about Valentine's Day and more

February is the month of Valentine's Day. How was 2019? In the run-up to this major flower holiday, we spoke with several rose growers from all over the world and discussed the challenges of this year. But more happened this month. North America was under the spell of the cold, Brandkamp went into…

January 2019:

Expansions, exhibitions, awards, Brexit and more...

2019 started off well for many. Benary opened a new production site in Chile, live plants in Colombia maintain VAT exemption, GASA Group moved to their new HQ, Anthura wins the Horticultural Entrepreneur Prize, Gediflora the AIPH award and Danziger and Terra Nova Nurseries announced a creative…

The major happenings in a row

Special Year Overview

Ho ho ho ho! It is almost that time of the year again and being in full holiday spirit already, we will start with our Special Year Overview today. In this special, we will look back at 2019 and we will highlight the most important news that impacted the industry. New greenhouses, events, shows, technical novelties & all other…


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