T.O. Plastics is participating in CAST 2021 from a safe distance

In true 2020/2021 style, T.O. Plastics is participating in the California Summer Trials at a more-than-safe distance, 2000+ miles (in Minnesota). "In 'normal' years we look forward to the trials with great excitement, showcasing our products alongside breeders and their new genetics (the true stars of…

UK: Four Oaks Trade Show 2021 cancelled

It is with great regret that the organization of Four Oaks Trade Show has to cancel the 2021 show due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting travel restrictions. Particularly because they hoped to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Click here to see the FloralDaily photo report of the 2019 edition.…

Flower Bulbs

NL: Triumph tulip is the Flower Bulb of the Year

Every year, Dutch flower bulb traders choose the Flower Bulb of the Year. The Triumph tulip is this year's winner. Source: Flower BulbsTypical tulip shapeThe tulip is one of the best known and most popular flower bulbs. There are more than 8,000 registered varieties, with new ones being added every year.…

Hybrid conference at the China Flower Expo 2021: “Applied Horticulture Knowledge for Green City Development”

On June 22, DSBP organized the hybrid conference “Applied Horticulture Knowledge for Green City Development”, hosted by Zuid-Holland Province, Shanghai Bright Food Group, and the Embassy of Netherlands in Beijing. In the offline venue in Shanghai Chongming, Mr. Jaap Smit, Governor of Province of…

RHS Hilltop

UK: RHS launches largest-scale plant collecting exercise to date

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is embarking on its largest-scale plant collecting exercise to date as it sets out to record all 400,000 thought to be growing in UK gardens and in the process discover those never before recorded or which were thought lost to cultivation.As the new state-of-the-art…

June 23-27:

California Summer Trials 2021 in full swing

The California Summer Trials (CAST) are in full swing. They took off yesterday, on June 23, and will last till June 27, where several breeders are showcasing their varieties throughout California. So, how was the first day? According to Sirekit Mol of Beekenkamp Plants, one of the participants, vibes are…

June 29 2021, 15:30 CEST

Join livestream to discover who wins FleuroStar 2021

Which plant will become the successor of last year’s winner Dahlia Sincerity from Syngenta Flowers? Will it be Begonia I'CONIA Aroma Peach (Dümmen Orange), Pelargonium Estelle Appleblossom (Florensis), Petunia Fun House Potpourri (Syngenta Flowers), or Verbena Mr. LavaLava (Selecta one)? Each of these…

2022-2023

Watch the flower council of Holland presentation video

Flower Council Holland just released their ‘2022-2023 Year Presentation' video. Created for their stakeholders and free to view for all interested partners in the sector. "After an unexpectedly chaotic 2020 and a turbulent start to 2021, we would like to look ahead with you at all the great campaigns and…

Training videos for greenhouse and garden center workers

US: Preventing the spread of airborne disease

The floriculture team at Michigan State University Extension, in cooperation with the National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC), has developed employee training videos for the prevention of airborne disease transmission at greenhouses and garden centers. These videos, funded by the Western…

Semi-finalists Glazen Tulp 2021-2022 announced

Who will have the best market introduction in 2021-2022? The first voting round for the Glazen Tulp was recently completed, resulting in a number of semi-finalists. In May, growers were given the opportunity to register novelties for the first voting round of the Glazen Tulp. From all registrations, we…

Allium 'Lavender Bubbles' from Fairweather’s Nursery

UK: Best in Show at the New Plant Awards announced

Allium 'Lavender Bubbles' from Fairweather’s Nursery ' crowned Best in Show at the New Plant Awards,  also winning Best in Category for Herbaceous Perennials. Polemonium 'Golden Feathers'​ from Allensmore Nurseries Ltd wins the Visitor Vote, supported by Floramedia. Allium "Lavender Bubbles" Polemonium "Golden…

Mel Sawaya

CAN (ON): Sawaya Garden Trials moves to new location in Waterford

For the first time in the Sawaya Garden Trials’ 21 years of existence, this year the trials will be held at their new location in Waterford, Ontario. This year’s trials will have a new point-based grading system, allowing for a more objective manner of evaluating the cultivars. Owner Mel Sawaya reports…

30 June, 3 pm-4.30 pm (BST)

Webinar: how to capitalize on the recent houseplant trend

Ornamental growers, traders, retailers, and suppliers are invited to join a free webinar to discuss how the industry can capitalize on the recent global houseplant popularity trend on 30 June from 3pm to 4.30pm (British Summer Time). Sales of houseplants have boomed over the last year. With people…

Open days at several locations in the Netherlands

Photo Report: Breeders opening their doors

Despite the fact that the physical displays could not yet take place under the FlowerTrials flag this year, there were still many breeders who opened their doors by appointment in the Netherlands, last week Together with our colleagues of BPnieuws, we visited some locations and made a 'old fashioned'…

HTA releases full list of entries for Virtual New Plant Awards 2021

The Horticultural Trades Association has released the full list of entries for this year’s Virtual New Plant Awards. The PDF includes all 93 entries, including a picture of the plants and their growers/ breeders. Entries were received in five categories – Herbaceous Perennials, Annuals, Houseplants,…

North America: New AAS Winners just approved

All-America Selections is pleased to announce the first group of AAS Winners for 2022. All AAS Winners are trialed throughout North America by professional, independent, volunteer judges who grow new, never-before-sold entries next to comparisons that are considered best-in-class. Only those entries that…

Rebecca Barrett on British Flowers Week 2021

“We cannot keep up with this year’s social media engagement”

“There have been a lot of people involved this year, with a lot of social media engagement and media coverage.” According to Rebecca Barrett, Head of Strategy Partnerships and Communications for Convent Garden Market Authority, last week’s British Flowers Week (June 14-20) has been a great success. The…

British Protected Ornamentals Association

UK: A tour of the pansy and viola trials in the Floral Fantasia garden, RHS Hyde Hall

Join Peter Seabrook in the Floral Fantasia garden at RHS Hyde Hall in Essex for a guided tour of the 270 commercial varieties of pansies and violas that are flowering now. This trial is a continuation of the commercial planting from Meadow Croft Garden Centre that has been producing these plants for many…

Royal Flower Exhibition "Museum in harmony with nature"

Poland: New rose bred especially for the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Arkady Kubicki and Gardens of the Royal Castle in Warsaw were filled with several thousand species of plants, all thanks to the Royal Flower Exhibition "Museum in harmony with nature", which took place on June 10-13, 2021. This unique event gathered thousands of visitors and the most important…

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July 8, 15:30 -17:30 CEST

Latest trends and developments discussed at Gobal Orchid Event

Global Orchid Growers* (GOG) proudly invites the sector for the first virtual Global Orchid Event. Organized by 10 leading Phalaenopsis producers representing 7 countries and 5 continents, the event will take place on July 8, 2021 from 15:30 until 17:30 CEST. The Global Orchid Event is being facilitated…

Anthura

NL: "New show greenhouse to inspire the entire chain"

A visit, both physically and digitally, to Anthura's regular show greenhouse has not been possible for almost half a year. After its renovation, it is now ready to receive visitors. During AnthuraNXT, they made a digital walk together with their Dutch customers through the presentation of newcomers,…

2-4 September

Last stands available for Green is Life & Flower Expo Poland

Take advantage and join the first stationary exhibition in Europe this year – Green is Life & Flower Expo Poland 2021.  After a two-year break the green industry will meet again. The fair as a forum that facilitates business, the building of relationships and directly making new contacts. In addition to valuable…

18 June

Live streaming of KVBC Spring Challenge

The KVBC Spring Challenge goes online. The presentation of the awards of the KVBC Spring Challenge can be followed via live streaming on Friday 18 June from 12:00 pm with this link. For the fourth year in a row, the KVBC organizes a novelty show in June, since last year this has been under the name KVBC…

August 11-14

GardenComm Virtual Conference now open for registration

The GardenComm Virtual Conference, the industry’s event for garden communicators is now open for registration. This special event on August 11-14 will offer attendees exclusive looks at new plant varieties and garden products, networking opportunities with editors seeking fresh talent, and education for…

US (VA): 60,000 flowers of Colombia donated for Memorial Day 2021

A total of 105,000 flowers were delivered from California, Colombia and Ecuador for this year's Memorial Day, which was on May 31, 2021. Asocolflores donated 60,000 flowers of Colombia.US president Joseph joined the tribute of Memorial Day presenting a flower wreath to remember the veterans and those…

Quickly informed with short FlowerTrials video

The FlowerTrials are completely online this year. "We would love to show you as much as possible via videos, webinars, and digital tours. But we also understand that you do not want to be attached to a screen all day. That is why we have a short video that gives a little look behind the scenes in just a…

NL: Retail week at Interplant Roses

Interplant Roses displayed various types of single and spray rose varieties and showed the surprising possibilities when combining spray and single varieties into one bouquet. The combination of the two guarantees a better vase life as well! For sure, this week was a substantial success, worth repeating.…

"Why was NYC floral hero Floratorium not included in L.E.A.F. festival?"

While it’s so exciting that New York City will have a floral festival created by the newly minted L.E.A.F. group this weekend in the Meatpacking District, it was upsetting not to see Floratorium get the respect this talented team deserves.  Floratorium’s innovative and transformative work creating gorgeous…

Christmasworld

Christmasworld, Paperworld, and Creativeworld, January 28–February 1, 2022

Germany: Consumer goods trade fair trio creates business contacts and product experiences again in 2022

Messe Frankfurt will continue to stand for personal encounters and the real product experience on-site. Christmasworld, Paperworld, and Creativeworld will provide the consumer goods sector with the long-awaited physical trade fair experience from 28/29 January to 1 February 2022. Additional digital…

June 18

NL: KVBC spring challenge

The spring trial of novelties is just around the corner. On Friday, June 18 the KVBC Spring Challenge will take place. This edition is organized entirely by the KVBC. Due to the corona measures, this…

US (VA): Paul Thomas Floriculture Production Intern of the Year Award goes to Sherman Hartman

American Floral Endowment recognizes an industry prodigy by awarding the 2nd annual Paul Thomas Floriculture Production Intern of the Year Award. "This year, we are pleased to bestow this honor on Sherman Hartman of Iowa State University for his exceptional hard work and dedication to our…

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Impression WF&FSA's 2021 Floral Distribution Conference

Last week, from June 7-9, WF&FSA's 2021 Floral Distribution Conference took place in Miami where some of the major flower shippers in the gathered. The organization, is pleased with this year's edition, which is the first large event since the pandemic, and says: "it has been a great success". On…

US: Landscaping trends sparked by Philadelphia Flower Show

Landscape designers got to strut their stuff at the Philadelphia Flower Show like never before. Because the historic Philadelphia Flower Show was moved from a March indoors floral extravaganza to an outside venue in June at FDR Park, this opened up an opportunity for more space and garden focus for these…

June 14 - August 13, 2021

American Floral Endowment hosts 60th anniversary fundraising event to support industry

For the second year in a row, the American Floral Endowment's annual fundraising event will be held virtually in order to assure the safety and health of the floral community.…

June 14–September, 2021

New products and retail concepts at the Dümmen Orange show gardens in NL and Germany

Dümmen Orange is showing a unique range of new products and retail concepts in its German and Dutch show gardens this year. Highlights include additions to the I'CONIA begonia range; the new Calibrachoa series TikTok and the Calla variety Gold Label. The show gardens in Rheinberg (Germany) and De Kwakel…

Part 4:

Sneak Peak California Summer Trials 2021

The California Summer Trials are around the corner. From June 23–27, 25 breeders will present their highlights at 8 locations throughout California. In the run-up to this event, FloralDaily.com will give a sneak peek at what will be on display. In several parts, the highlights per company will be…

China: Plant epidemic prevention and control at the Flower Expo Shanghai

The Flower Expo has finally opened. Since last year, Shanghai Customs has taken multiple measures to ensure the smooth holding of this Expo and smart quarantining will build a…

An overview of open days at several participants

Still a bit of FlowerTrials this year

Week 24 is normally the week in which breeders physically present their varieties at various locations in the Netherlands and Germany during the FlowerTrials. Despite the fact that the physical displays cannot yet take place under the FlowerTrials flag, there are still many breeders who open their doors…

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June 14–20, 2021

Florists supporting local flowers at British Flowers Week

British Flowers Week, a campaign run by New Covent Garden Market, is returning for its ninth year between June 14–20, 2021. The week-long festivities will celebrate the beauty and variety of British cut flowers, foliage, and plants, as well as the florists, growers, and wholesalers who make it all…

June 11–13, 2021

Vietnam: Dam Sen Flower Market to temporarily open to help local flower farmers

The People’s Committee of District 11 announced that Dam Sen Flower Market, sited in District 11 of Ho Chi Minh City, was allowed to open in the short term from June 11–13 to…

June 1 - August 31, 2021

US: Michigan State University organizes Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers Course

Registration for the summer 2021 session of the English and Spanish Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers Course in Michigan State University Extension’s College of Knowledge is now open. The College of Knowledge Online Series was the 2017 National Award Winning Commercial Horticulture Program from the…

Strategic partnership between Floricultura and Spark Genetics

Floricultura explained the details behind its strategic partnership with Spark Genetics on Wednesday 9 June. 2021 marks the fifth anniversary of an exclusive partnership in the field of orchids and araceae between Sparks Genetics and Floricultura. This partnership assures Floricultura of the most…

Photo by Ruth Towell

Artisan florist wins battle for Interflora’s Great British Bloom Off

A florist from Abergavenny has won Interflora’s Great British Bloom Off – a national floristry competition to find the best of the best in UK floristry. Charlotte Davies, 34, who works at Hilary’s Floral Design in Abergavenny, took the title of Bloom Off champion after impressing the judges week after…

Iberflora set to take place from 5th to 7th October, reflecting industry upswing

Iberflora, the International Fair for Flowers and Plants, Landscaping, Technology and Garden D.I.Y., is getting ready for its next live edition, scheduled to run from 5th to 7th October at Feria Valencia. This is set to be a special, unique, symbolic edition for the industry, following this last year,…

Packaging makes this orchid range even more distinctive

In the Netherlands, Orchid Inspiration Days are currently being held. Mirjam Colijn of the packaging company, Koen Pack, therefore, visited the Aphrodite Orchidee nursery. This grower has been a regular customer of Koen Pack client since the business began. They buy sleeves, hardware, tubes, and…

Floriade

AU: Floriade set to return for 2021 with theme ‘future of flowers’

The Territory’s favourite flower festival is back, this year with the theme ‘the future of flowers’, Canberra Weekly reports Launched today, Floriade 2021 will run from 11 September to 10 October, and after the success of last year’s pandemic-induced ‘Floriade in the suburbs’, 300,000 bulbs will again be…

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Bred by Harkness Roses

UK's Queen Elizabeth receives new rose named in honor of Prince Philip

The President of the Royal Horticultural Society, Keith Weed, was delighted to present Her Majesty The Queen, their Patron, with a commemorative Duke of Edinburgh Rose at Windsor Castle last week to mark what would have been His Royal Highness’s 100th birthday today, June 10. The deep-pink commemorative…

All-America selections announces introduction gardens for industry

All-America Selections, North America’s most well-known and respected non-profit plant trialing organization, is proud to present a new garden concept. “Introduction Gardens”…

Nutrient Management level 1 starts July 5

University of Florida greenhouse training online courses

Train yourself and your staff to make better decisions about fertilizer and plant nutrient management. Nutrient Management Level 1 is the second course of the award-winning…

June 11-20, 2021

"First eco-friendly alternative to floral foam showcased at Fleurs de Villes ROSÉ"

The FloraGUPPY, which is said to be the first eco-friendly alternative to floral foam in 65 years, will be showcased at the Canadian premiere of Fleurs de Villes ROSÉ, a…

A new Rocalba returns to Iberflora 2021 with news

They carry from 1973 working on offering seeds of horticultural plants, flowers, lawn and bulbs, in addition to its parallel work in the professional agricultural world, both in forages and in large crops. Today, they have certainly become one of the great national references of the sector thanks to the…

Flower industry conference networking tips

One of the most valuable parts of attending flower industry conferences is networking and building relationships with others in the industry. However, what you get out of attending flower shows depends on the effort you put in. Follow these networking tips and tricks to make the most of your visits to…

Royal FloraHolland

Greenovation Award 2021: "Give your sustainable concept or product an international platform"

The Greenovation Award 2021 is for the best sustainable product or concept introduction in the floriculture industry in 2021. An international platform awaits for the nominees and winners, where their sustainable product or concept will be presented. Sustainable production and products are becoming the…

10 years Deep Purple celebrated with magic

Ten years ago, Bert Kroeze of Royal van Zanten, Ton Zwinkels of WPK and Jeffrey Ammerlaan and Gertjan Sosef of Ammerlaan-Sosef started Deep Purple. The celosia concept is solid standing firmly. To celebrate, it was again time for a unique and fun action – you undoubtedly remember the valentines campaign…

August 18–20

2021 Farwest Show opens general registration

Online registration has now opened for the 2021 Farwest Show, which will take place Wednesday–Friday, August 18–20 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The biggest green industry trade show in the West will be live and in-person for new and seasoned professionals to network, learn, and…

July 28, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00

US: 2021 floriculture field day

Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Nevin Welcome Center (lawn and gardens) in Ithaca, NY. Back in-person with a half-day outdoor program. Join us for a morning of viewing the annual flower & foliage trials, tours of…

A festival blooms in New York City

US: Two days, 100 florists, one million flowers

Florists, like many other small businesses, suffered financially during the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic. "Month to month was very scary for us," Aurea Sanabria Molaei,…

Breeding company from the Westland makes sure the buzz continues

Evanthia goes On Tour in week 24

Each new day in week 24 the Westland-based company will launch bite-size videos on the website ontour.evanthia.nl. In these videos, Evanthia’s Market Managers, Sales managers, and Crop Advisors will…

Kapiteyn

New varieties and much more at the Digital Captain Calla Days

"Last year’s online open days in June were a success. So herewith we invite you again to visit our breeding greenhouse digitally", says the Kapiteyn Captain Calla Team. The…

June 15-17, 2021

NL: Studio FlowerTrials live broadcast to demonstrate novelties

FlowerTrials is proud to present Studio FlowerTrials coming to you live from Studio Greenhouse in the Netherlands. Studio FlowerTrials will broadcast online on three days,…

September 2-4,

Flower Expo Polska: 'Green is Life' live again

On September 2-4, 2021, the green industry will meet again in Warsaw during the 28th International Green is Life Exposition & Flower Expo Polska.  The exhibition, co-organized by the Polish Nurserymen Association, is created out of a passion for plants and care for the quality of products. It aims to present…

Part 3:

Sneak Peek California Summer Trials 2021

In just a few weeks, the California Summer Trials will take place. From 23-27 June several breeders will present their novelties and highlights and in the weeks in the run-up to the trials, FloralDaily presents one highlight per participating company in various parts. In this part, we present the…

Discover unusual plants in Florida research garden

Small plant sales and exchanges are a lot of fun as it is a good opportunity to learn something, see what other gardeners are growing, and what plants do well in Tallahassee. One of the best plant sales happens twice a year pre-COVID, and will probably return soon. It takes place outside of Quincy,…

Decowraps' Friendship packaging

Friendship campaign: supporting the red cross with a floral gift

Most of the vaccination campaigns in the European countries have come into full swing, and we are slowly looking at going back to a new way of “normal”, which includes physically seeing our friends and families again in real life and not from a computer screen.   To celebrate these special moments that we have…

"The Bloom Show" live at WFFSA

From June 7-9, the WF&FSA 2021 Floral Distribution Conference (FDC), will be held in Miami, Florida. Every year, hundreds of wholesale florists and floral suppliers gather at this event to build…

June 16, 7 p.m.

Learn what's new in the gardening plant world with Flamborough Horticultural Society

"I have been out in the garden all day, weeding, digging, planting, and watering. I’m amazed and cheered by the return of my flourishing perennials, welcoming them back like the old friends they are. I am getting to know them well," writes Jennifer Godyn, with the Flamborough Horticultural Society. "Less…

Registration opens for PMA’s Global Retail Week

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has opened registration and announced the schedule for Global Retail Week, a week of sessions focusing on the latest in consumer and retail…

An impression of this in-person (!) event:

NL: Positive vibes at Decorum Spring Fair

The Decorum Spring Fair is one of the first in-person show since the start of the pandemic. Yesterday and today, Dutch growers of flowering plants of Decorum gather in the flowerbulb nursery HL Hogevorst in Noordwijk and are presenting their assortment for the coming (summer) months. Clients were invited…

22 June, 11 am

HTA virtual new plant awards: back for its 2nd year

HTA invites you to join them on Tuesday 22 June at 11 am for a special Zoom Webinar where the judges will announce the Best in Category and Best in Show and Floramedia will…

Royal FloraHolland

June 9-14

Online info sessions with business update for Royal FloraHolland members

Between 9 and 14 June, Royal FloraHolland is organising online business updates for members. They are doing this to give an update on how their company is doing and to give you the latest status on the implementation of the strategic programs. The session in English will be held on 14 June. During these…

Decorum

This physical (!) event takes place from June 2-3, 2021

NL: Decorum organizes Spring Fair 2021

Last year Decorum organized the blooming plant fair digitally, this year the Spring Fair will take place physically on June 2-3. This fair, which is being organized in the new shed of grower HL Hogervorst, is Decorum's first fair this year. Especially at a time when customer contact takes place at a…

Viscon TV: Industry talks to keep you updated

Viscon TV is a brand new initiative by Viscon Group, providing inspiring studio sessions, podcasts and industry talks, by bringing together industry leaders to explore new trends, opportunities and sharing inspirational stories across the Agro&Food sector. The first episode of the series will feature an…

Syngenta Flowers is blooming brightly this summer

This summer, Syngenta Flowers will be Blooming Brightly. Due to the pandemic, the Summer Trials have primarily moved to a virtual environment, showcasing more than 900 varieties, including over 100 new introductions of annuals, perennials, and edibles. The Syngenta Flowers team is excited to present the…

June 14-17, 2021

NL: Royal FloraHolland is organizing an online Novelties Parade Summer Edition

Royal FloraHolland is organizing an online Novelties Parade Summer Edition from 14 to 17 June 2021. During this parade, new products from growers are put in the spotlight.Together with Rob Verlinden, they will once again show dozens of novelties in the categories houseplants, garden plants, concepts and…

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US: California Grown Flowers Month honors local impact on the floral industry

For the seventh year in a row, the California Legislature is honoring the state’s flower farmers and recognizing their contributions to the state’s economy and workforce by declaring June as California Grown Flowers Month. The resolution highlights California’s leading role in flower farming and the…

"Children are the masters of the future"

Dutch and Chinese school work together for China Flower Expo

Last week was the official opening ceremony of the 10th China Flower Expo Park in Chongming, Shanghai. The Netherlands and Chongming have always had close ties and good exchanges in flower gardening and food production. The Rotterdam-PZH garden is also one of the twelve international friendly cooperation…

Memorial Day Flowers Foundation

US (WA): 50,000 flowers placed at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen troops for Memorial Day

In order to honor the fallen troops on Memorial Day, volunteers with the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation helped place 50,000 flowers at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day Weekend.Photo by Memorial Day Flowers Foundation “Even with the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Day is not canceled. We can still…

Special Breeding this month

It is the time of the year again to present novelties. Even though the FlowerTrials are being held digitally this year (Studio FlowerTrials), many companies in the Netherlands will still also offer the possibility to see their novelties 'real-life'. Also in California, many companies will open their doors to present their…

Dutch Lily Days flashback

Each year, the Dutch Lily Days attract many visitors both locally and from abroad, and the event enjoys a growing interest in its offerings. The visitors gain a great overview of what the Dutch lily breeders and exporters can provide and are working on. Naturally, all of the companies will continue developing and marketing…

May update on our slow flowers summit 2021 COVID precautions

Next month nearly 100 will be gathering for the 2021 Slow Flowers Summit, with others participating via social media from their homes, studios, and shops throughout the 2-day event (more details for those of you participating online coming soon!).   Slow Flowers is aware of recent updates from the Centers for…

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June 6

UK: Chiswick Flower Market celebrates British Flowers Week

British Flowers Week in June celebrates the beauty and variety of British cut flowers, foliage and plants, as well as the florists, growers and wholesalers who make it all possible. Chiswick House Gardens, the 65 acre estate developed by the 3rd earl of Burlington and eighteenth century landscape…

Free webinar: June 2, 1 p.m. Eastern

International boxwood blight series: knowing & growing boxwood

Grown for centuries, boxwood is not always well understood. Gardeners know of its reputation, but find it difficult to describe good growing practices. Professionals search for accurate and detailed information to make appropriate horticultural decisions. This introductory presentation hits the high…

American Flowers Week

June 28 - July 4

Slow Flowers announces 2021 American Flowers Week

Slow Flowers Society announces details for the 2021 American Flowers Week campaign, the annual celebration to promote domestic flower farming and sustainable floristry that takes place June 28-July 4, 2021. In conjunction with the campaign, Slow Flowers Society and its publishing partner, BLOOM Imprint,…

Visibility of flowers and plants during various Eurovision events

"Flowers and plants were a great success during the Eurovision Song Contest"

Flowers and plants were a great success during the Eurovision Song Contest Visibility of flowers and plants during various Eurovision events The visibility of flowers and plants during the events of the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam Ahoy has been a great success. A great promotion for the…

China Daily

Shanghai's flower expo in full blossom

After more than 1,000 days of preparation, the 10th China Flower Expo opened in Shanghai's Chongming Island on May 21. At the expo's opening, Li Zheng, Party secretary of the Chongming district committee, said the expo reflects the significant progress that Chongming has made to improve its green…

Online event about digital transformation in horticulture

"You have to use data to go from process management to insights"

The fact that digital events can work was demonstrated on 20 May during 'Keys to successful digital transformation in horticulture'. Almost 300 interested people from various countries saw how horticultural organizations shape their digital transformation and how they benefit from it. During the event,…

Green Works

The peonies are about to start blooming in the Netherlands

Millions of peonies are growing wonderfully and soon all will be in bloom at the Green Works peony fields in Limburg, the Netherlands. The peony fields have been filmed from the air to give everyone a virtual view. The flowers in the fields of breeder GreenWorks' fields aren't for sale. They're used for…

Part 2

Sneak Peek California Summer Trials 2021

Next month, from June 23-27, the California Summer Trial will take place and in the run-up to this event, FloralDaily.com will give a sneak peek on what will be on display. In total, 25 breeders will present their highlights at 8 locations throughout California and in several parts, the highlights per…

February 23-25, 2020 in Milan:

Italy: Myplant & Garden set for February 2022

The official date of the sixth edition of Myplant & Garden has been confirmed. The show, which is one of the most important professional trade fairs in Italy for horticulture, garden and landscape, will take place from 23 to 25 February 2022 in Fiera Milano-Rho, Italy. Click here for an impression of the…

June 14-18

US (MI): Perennial Expo Week 2021

This year Walters Gardens' expo will be spread out over a week. The event will be hosted outdoors, with guests asked to schedule their visit in advance. Each day of the week has been divided into four two-hour time slots. During that two-hour time slot, visitors will have one on one time with a Walters…

June 2, 1:00 p.m. Eastern

(US): International boxwood blight series - knowing and growing boxwood

Grown for centuries, boxwood is not always well understood. Gardeners know of its reputation, but find it difficult to describe good growing practices. Professionals search for accurate and detailed information to make appropriate horticultural decisions. This introductory presentation hits the high…

Pheno Geno Roses

BIH: The first Flower Fair in Bijeljina aimed to inspire hope

The first flower fair in Bijeljina was opened on Saturday May 22, under the slogan "Something always blooms in the garden of hope".Source: Pheno Geno RosesPeople from Pheno Geno Roses were present as guest lecturers together with the professors of the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi Sad.…

May 18 - July 27, 2021:

AFE hosts webinars to present recent research findings in floriculture

Starting this May, the American Floral Endowment is hosting new monthly webinars on production topics that directly impact growers. To further communicate new results from…

Join NextGen Victoria - 3 June, 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Behind-the-scenes tour of Garden City Plastics and Polymer Processors

Join NextGen Victoria for a behind-the-scenes tour of Garden City Plastics and Polymer Processors. You’ll discover how they are leading the way in sustainable practices in horticulture, their mission to close the loop on PP5 plastic, and how they are working together to launch a plant pot recycling bin…

See it at Danziger's open house event (June 15-25) in the Netherlands

"Illuminate your 2022 sales with new bright yellow collection"

Everyone is talking about the color of the year, and Danziger has the varieties to match and combine with the trend. Pantone describes their Illuminate yellow as delivering “the promise of something sunny and friendly”. "Danziger's Capella Hello Yellow Petunia, Golf Beauty Craspedia, and Nesia Inca…

Royal Brinkman gives practical tips for hygiene in African cutting companies

"It is increasingly important to keep the levels of hygiene as high as possible"

Hygiene specialists Jasper Verhoeven and Dirk Timmers share their knowledge about the importance of hygiene in greenhouse companies, also presenting practical tips. They are part of Royal Brinkman and HortiHygienz, which launched three years ago to take a broader look at horticultural hygiene and…

US: Looking back at the 2021 Virtual Great Lakes Floral & Event Expo (GLFEE)

273 members of the Great Lakes Floral Association (GLFA) registered for “Petaling Into The Future” the 2021 Virtual Great Lakes Floral & Event Expo, which was held on Sunday…

The opening of thePZH Rotterdam Garden at the China Flower Expo 2021

The Province of South Holland (PZH) and the Municipality of Rotterdam are building a pavilion at the China Flower EXPO 2021 in Shanghai, at the invitation of the Shanghai sub-municipality of Chongming because of the sister relationship between Shanghai and Rotterdam. The China Flower Expo is the largest…

Presentation of the Mayer Dealer Award 2020

For the first time in the history of Mayer Planting Systems, the Mayer Dealer Award was presented this year. The award stands for outstanding performance and excellent service of Mayer dealers and partners. From now on, they will use this recognition to award the respective Top Dealer of the Year.  "We are…

May 30-June 5

Celebrate the second annual women in horticulture week

The second annual Women in Horticulture Week, May 30-June 5, honors, promotes, and supports incredible female professionals and their achievements in the horticulture…

August 18–20, 2021

US (OR) Eager to visit the 2021 Farwest Show?

Lodging reservations for the 2021 Farwest Show, one of the biggest green industry trade shows in the West, is now open. Farwest attendees and exhibitors can receive special…

May 31

May flowers blooming at Pennsylvania family farm festival

"I can't help but to think that, when people come to this garden, we're selling them the biggest smile," said Bruce Mowday. "Everybody here is so happy to be out of the house and they're taking a minute to smell the flowers." Mowday is the manager of Styer's Festival of the Peony, a coveted…

NZ: Manawatu Rosarian recognised

Manawatu Rosarian Kee Teo has been honored with the Frank Penn Memorial Award for service to a local rose society. The award, which is presented annually by the New Zealand Rose Society, recognizes outstanding service to one of the local rose societies around New Zealand. In the 52 years the award has been presented, Kee is the…

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May 21 - July 2, 2021

A virtual look at the 10th China Flower Expo

The 10th China Flower Expo opened May 21 at Shanghai's Chongming Island.Source: ChinaDaily.com.cn For the centenary, the expo has been themed "Blossom with a Chinese Dream". Situated in the center of Chongming Island, the expo spans more than 589 hectares and has gathered companies and horticulture…

Holland Sentinel

US (MI): Tulip Time crowds 'outstanding,' businesses say

Businesses in Holland were grateful for the rush of Tulip Time traffic, which exceeded expectations, after the difficulties of 2020. "It started about two weeks before Tulip Time," said Leesa Schram, who owns children's boutique Tip Toes on Eighth Street with her family. "We could see an influx of…

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July 10-13, 2021

US (OH): What to expect at AmericanHort's Cultivate'21

AmericanHort will host Cultivate’21, an event for the entire horticulture industry, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohio on July 10-13, 2021. Watch this video to see Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, invite you to the conference: americanhort.wistia.com.AmericanHort will provide…

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14th – 20th June 2021

New Covent Garden Market’s British Flowers Week is back in bloom

British Flowers Week, a campaign run by New Covent Garden Market the UK’s premier wholesale Flower Market, is returning for its ninth year between Monday 14th and Sunday 20th June 2021. The weeklong festivities will celebrate the beauty and variety of British cut flowers, foliage and plants, as well as…

23 August - 3 September

Learn from the experts: online summer school on greenhouse horticulture

Wageningen University & Research is the “knowledge heart” of the Dutch Greenhouse Horticulture, which is the most advanced and productive in the world. Scientists of Wageningen University & Research will share their unique knowledge with international students and researchers during this “Summer School”.…

Darwin Perennials launches perennial training opportunity

"Free online video education series tailored to all levels of perennial production"

Darwin Perennials, a North American breeder of vegetative perennials, is thrilled to announce the launch of the summer’s most comprehensive perennial training opportunity:…

FlowerTrials

June 15-17 15:30-17:00 (CEST)

FlowerTrials presents Studio FlowerTrials

FlowerTrials is proud to present Studio FlowerTrials coming live from Studio Greenhouse in the Netherlands. Studio FlowerTrials will broadcast online on three days, bringing the highlights from the companies who would normally host their guests in person, to demonstrate some of the top novelties in pot…

NL: Organization Trade Fair Aalsmeer 2021 is looking forward to first major event in nearly two years

Trade Fair Aalsmeer is a horticultural trade fair with more than 600 exhibitors and 18,000 international visitors held each year in November and after nearly two years of no fairs, the organization is looking forward and ready to facilitate the experience from 3 through 5 November 2021. "Everyone in the sector…

June 5-13

US (PA): Suntory Flowers celebrates Philadelphia freedom at Philadelphia Flower Show

The Philadelphia Flower Show has made changes to bring gardening to the people on a grand scale. Normally held late February at the convention center downtown, this is the first time the show will be held outdoors, June 5-13, at FDR Park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. There will be 75 floral and…

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Denmark: New network brings growers together to learn about sustainable solutions

Making growers and the whole greenhouse industry in Denmark more aware of the sustainable solutions on the market and getting them together on subjects they are not competing on. These are the two main goals of HortiAdvice when deciding to start a network. In order to realize it, they applied for a GUDP…

Dümmen Orange opens show gardens from week 24 to Sept.

"Show gardens in Germany and the Netherlands open all summer"

Breeder and propagator Dümmen Orange opens its show gardens in Rheinberg, Germany and De Kwakel, the Netherlands throughout the summer. From week 24 to September customers can come by appointment to get a good idea of ​​the current range of annuals, perennials and pot plants, such as the latest Confetti…

NZ: Mitre 10 launches plant pot recycling trial

Most plant and seedling pots are made of polypropylene, plastic ID 5, and Mitre 10 sells over 11 million every year to their customers. The pots are recyclable, but most councils don’t accept them in kerbside recycling because they’re often contaminated with dirt. Pot Recycle is a practical solution…

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UK: Harkness Roses host Chelsea Flower Show stand on home soil

A Hitchin-based rose breeder is set to host both in-person and virtually for this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Harkness Roses - who have been breeding British roses since 1879 - have been attending the Chelsea Flower show for over half a century, and have won gold medals more than 25 times. This year,…

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Sneak Peek California Summer Trials 2021

2021 California Summer Trials (CAST) will take place from June 23 through June 27 this year. Throughout California, 25 breeders will showcase their varieties on 8 locations. As the trials are an outdoor event, so with plenty of space for social distancing, breeders, growers and brokers will have the…

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Keys to successful digital transformation in horticulture

On May 20, Mprise Agriware organizes an online event with guest speakers of Ball Horticultural Company, Rijk Zwaan and Royal van Zanten. They will speak about: 'Keys to…

Ukraine: A virtual visit to Dobropark, an arboretum just outside Kiev

With the tulip season coming to an end, Dobropark, an arboretum just outside of Kiev, still presents a wide array of Dutch tulips in their prime.Dobropark is a private arboretum for family recreation. It was created by Mr. & Mrs. Dobrutsky, who felt inspired by the world’s greatest parks, their dreams…

Perennial:

UK: "Biggest health and well-being survey for horticulture industry launched"

Perennial asks people working in horticulture about the health and well-being challenges they face. The inaugural Horticulture Industry Wellbeing Survey launched on 17th May…

June 15-16, 2021:

NL: PanAmerican Seed hosts livestream FlowerTalk to replace FlowerTrials

PanAmerican Seed is hosting a live-stream, FlowerTalk, which will happen on June 15-16 at 7am-8am EDT, 13.00-14.00 UTC+2. It is an interactive program and livestream to…

Beekenkamp opens the doors and offers on- and offline visits in week 24

NL: "Celebrate the seasons"

Week 24 is well-known in the horticultural sector. This is the week that breeders and producers present their whole range of plants. In 2021, Beekenkamp will also show its new introductions, various total concepts, and solutions for the entire supply chain. This will be done under the name: “Celebrate the Seasons”. In the brand…

NL: Marginpar flowers at Eurovision

In one week from now, the final of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place, a music festival that has been uniting and fraternizing for 65 years. This year, the contest will be hosted in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.StylingAs official supplier, LM Flower Fashion Productions will take care of the…

American Endowment scholarship recipients: flourishing industry prodigies

Meet the future of the floral industry; this year’s Paul Ecke, Jr. and Altman Family Scholarship Recipients. They started out like many of us—unassuming, young, soon-to-be plant people searching for a purposeful path in life. With technology, sustainability, and possibilities on the brain, all three…

June 2 - March 10

Boxwood blight webinar series announced

The Boxwood Blight Insight Group (BBIG) has announced a webinar series that teaches attendees about growing and protecting boxwood. Registration for all webinars is…

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May 18

UK: Fascination of plants day event draws on north-east expertise

From one little seed, planted into the soil, many green lives can arise – from small herbs up to big trees, or from ornamental flowers to substantial crops which all animals and humans need to survive on this planet. Plant biologists estimate the total number of plant species roughly to be about 250,000.…

National Garden Bureau announces #YearoftheSunflower video contest for horticulture industry

It is fitting that the 2021 National Garden Bureau’s “Year of” plant is the sunflower, which represents positivity and happiness. To celebrate, the National Garden Bureau and its members are sponsoring a #YearoftheSunflower video contest, designed to inspire creative videos from anyone and everyone in…

The AIPH International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2022 opens for entries

The International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2022, organised by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), is now open for entries. The award ceremony will be held in January 2022 alongside IPM Essen in Germany, the industry’s largest international trade fair.* Anthura,…


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