Annuals and Perennials

British nursery supplies £1m plants to holiday park

Johnsons of Whixley, BALI Registered Affiliate member, will help people enjoy even happier holidays after supplying plants to a £1m transformation scheme at a holiday park. North-Yorkshire based Johnsons supplied more than 4,000 plants worth a total of £22,000 to the Hoburne Naish Holiday Park in Hampshire.…

Helleborus Christmas Carol celebrates 15th anniversary

This Helleborus Christmas Carol season is a very special one; the winter flowering plant from grower Syngenta Flowers kicks off its 15th season. The Christmas Carol variety flowers weeks before Christmas with bright white, sparkling flowers.  Special anniversaryHelleborus Christmas Carol is celebrating a special…

Jochum Genuit, Mienis Water:

"Water management is more important than ever"

To run a successful business a grower needs high production, low production costs and quality. Water and water management is an essential part to achieve that. According to Jochum Genuit of Mienis Water, water management is more important than ever. Jochum Genuit at the IFTEX 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.  Clean…

Prepping for frost

In the fall, many growers finish and bulk their perennials outdoors. But are you prepared for all the variables this season brings? What do you do if there is an early frost or freeze in the forecast? by Chris Fifo By this time, most perennials should be matured and well bulked – they should be able to take a frost without being…

BIG Begonia – The Star of Berlin

After attracting admiring glances in many major cities worldwide, BIG has finally conquered Germany's capital this summer, supplying flower power in Berlin. On a perfect summer day in August BIG Begonia was ready for its photoshoot. Large containers were specially supplied and planted for this photoshoot in front of the…

Colorado State University announces 2019 "Best of" Annuals

The 2019 Annual Flower Trial Evaluation Day for Industry and Master Gardeners was held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Colorado State University. Now CSU have announced the "Best of" winners in the Annuals category, along with comments from the judges. Best of Show – Dahlia ‘City Lights Purple’ from SelectaDark…

Proven Winners ColorChoice Ground Hog Aronia earns Award of Merit

This summer, the Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon, showed record attendance, hosting more than 5,000 industry professionals from 20 countries, with nearly 400 exhibitors. A highlight of the show is the New Varieties Showcase, which gives nurseries the opportunity to present their most cutting-edge plant…

Red Garden Plants: November Garden Plants of the Month

Red classics like holly, Skimmia and Leucothoe provide colour and excitement in the garden. In the short days before December, the garden is gradually settling into its hibernation. By adding Red Garden Plants there will still be plenty to see and experience when you look outside. Holly (Ilex), Skimmia…

Update

Unrest in Ecuador: Expoflores threatened, Cargo personnel and more farms attacked

In an article yesterday, we shared how the unrest in Ecuador is affecting flower farms in Ecuador; they are being attacked and it is challenging to let the flowers leave the country. And the situation hasn't calmed down yet. Yesterday, Expoflores announced on their Twitter page that more farms in the…

Selecta One releases Perennials catalogue 2020

Selecta One's new Perennials catalogue 2020 promises "ideal plants for sale in late summer and autumn with endless many possibilities and advantages for all levels of trade".  The Autumn Friends concept follows the trend of gardening in late summer and autumn and offers possibilities for combinations with…

Get ready for the Flower Bazar

The construction of the Flower Bazar is in full swing to open its doors on Saturday 21 September. Many florists, hardware stores and retail have already registered as visitors. They not only come to Boltze in Braak to gain inspiration, but also to purchase. The Flower Bazar is a new pop-up event that was developed by 2dezign in…

Summer recap: PanAmerican Seed showcases highlights

During Summer, the gardens of PanAmerican Seed were filled with flowers. Many people walked through the gardens and admired the colourful areas. For those who did not visit one of the breeder's locations, they shared some of the highlights. In multiple gardens, the Impatiens Beacon series showed its high…

Allensmore releases Main Season 2020 catalogue

Allensmore's Main Season 2020 catalogue is now available to either download, it is accessible through this link, or if you would like to receive a copy in the post please contact the sales team. 2020 has seen over 100 new product introductions joining the nursery's ranges of Bedding, Perennials, Spanish,…

Four Oaks buzzes with Brexit

Just a few hours left until the 2019 edition of the Four Oaks Trade Show comes to an end. The show that is in its 49th year kicked off yesterday and brings together around 350 companies - of which over 35% come from overseas - in the 23 acre Four Oaks nursery site in Cheshire UK. Currently, the exhibition covers an area of…


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