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Final preparations for Dutch Lily Days on June 6-9

POELDIJK, The Netherlands: The Dutch Lily Days will be officially opened this year at Van den Bos Flowerbulbs in Honselersdijk. This will be the seventh time that the annual open days for the whole of the lily-cultivating Netherlands have been held. On opening day, Tuesday,...
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Why is LED grow light purple?

HELSINKI, Finland: Sure, by now we are all aware that LED light does wonderful things for plant growth. Plants grow quicker and healthier than under other, traditional lighting methods such as HPS, and if the LEDs are good, then even better than under natural sunlight. But...
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World’s first paper for organic plant propagation

ESBURG, Denmark: Introducing the paper Ellepot Organic. True organic, high-yield cultivation is now a reality, thanks to a new all-natural paper for young plant propagation from Ellepot A/S. Ellepot Organic is the ultimate game-changer: the world’s first certified,...
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Worldwide attention for the FlowerTrials

WESTLAND / AALSMEER, The Netherlands- RHEINLAND WESTFALEN, Germany: From 13 to 16 June, no less than 59 breeding companies in the Westland (NL), Aalsmeer (NL) and Rheinland Westfalen (DE) area will open the doors to show their latest assortment in pot and bedding plants to...
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Wholesale growing across three continents

GWYNEDD, Wales / SILVAN, Australia: Anthony Tesselaar Plants find, trial and release through their licensed grower partners / wholesale growing sector distinctly different and desirable new plants across three continents. Australasia, Europe and North America combine to...
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IFTEX, Focus in the week of the Kenyan flower industry

NAIROBI, Kenya: The yearly held flower trade exhibition IFTEX will again open its doors in about 3 weeks. The first week of June has in the meanwhile become the week of the Kenyan flower industry. Most Kenyan growers, as well more and more growers from other African...
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Lily League prolongs during Dutch Lily Days 2017

POELDIJK, The Netherlands: Due to the positive feedback from people in the Lily Industry regarding the Lily League® initiative in 2016, there will be a sequel in 2017. The reactions and the many entries of the lily top 50 gives the market new insights into the popularity of...
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‘Kalanchoë Garden’- season starts

BERGSCHENHOEK, The Netherlands: The new ‘Kalanchoë Garden’ season has started! The clock sales at the auctions Aalsmeer and Naaldwijk is from from 15 May to 15 September. The joint breeders and growers deliver the most easy and colourful plant also for outdoor, recognisable...
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Selecta one FlowerTrials® presentation 2017 again at two locations

SUTTGART, Germany: Like last year Selecta one will be present at two locations during the FlowerTrials®. More than 500 Selecta varieties are presented in baskets and window boxes in the show garden at the premises of Christian Filla in Straelen. The adjacent hall hosts...
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Floradecora’s success story

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: Christmas-tree growers, Arbodania, find new customers in the furniture and grocery sectors. In January of this year, Messe Frankfurt launched its new market place for fresh flowers, plants and ready-made flower arrangements. Floradecora plays its...
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