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Upbeat mood at Iran’s inaugural Green Trade Fair

TEHRAN, Iran: The first edition of the new international horticulture trade fair IGTF was held with great success earlier this month in the international Permanent Fairground of Tehran. During all exhibition days the halls were literally packed with trade visitors, and for...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016
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Mega rose farm brings flower power back to Spain

AALSMEER, The Netherlands / SORIA, Spain: Dear flower folks, if you think Spain is just about olive and palm trees, Nerium oleander and carnations it’s time to think again. Launching in Soría, Spain, is Aleia, a 14ha rose farm which aims at growing premium quality and...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016
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Equip yourself for success at GrowQuip 2016

Major new international conference and exhibition brought to you by the Commercial Horticultural Association The final roll-call of speakers taking part in GrowQuip 2016 has now been announced. GrowQuip is the cross-industry commercial horticultural conference focusing on...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016
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24th International GREEN IS LIFE show attracts 17,468 guests

WARSAW, Poland: The 24th international GREEN IS LIFE show took place at Warsaw’s EXPO XXI from 1-3 September at the EXPO XXI.  The theme of this year’s edition was “First Class Garden”, in reference to knowledge and quality necessary for developing ideas for a good garden....
Posted On 21 Sep 2016
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Delaware Valley Floral Group Acquires Empire Floral Supply

SYRACUSE, USA: The Delaware Valley Floral Group (DVFG) has reached an agreement to acquire certain assets of Empire Floral Supply (Empire).  Located in Syracuse, New York, Empire is a 35 year old company, which has been serving florists in the Greater Syracuse marketplace....
Posted On 21 Sep 2016
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Inaugural Australian Flowers Week

CLEVELAND, Australia: The inaugural Australian Flowers Week (September 17-25, 2016) celebrates everything we love about flowers, from the beauty and diversity of Australian grown flowers, to the stunning designs by Australia’s floristry artisans. The week will be held each...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
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Challet-Hérault: dedicated to producing plants with wow effect

NUAILLE, France: Challet-Hérault was started by René Hérault in 1892 in Cholet, France. In post-war France, Hérault partnered with Célestin Challet with the aim of creating, producing and promoting excellent potted Chrysanthemum and a wide range of bedding plants. Working...
Posted On 08 Sep 2016
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Adelaide to host Apex-Brinkman Conference 2017

ADELAIDE, Australia: The Apex-Brinkman Conference 2017 will be PCA’s 14th biennial event bringing 450+ industry people together over 3 ½ days on 9-12th July 2017. Adelaide was selected as the 2017 host city due to its accessibility of quality farm tours sites and the brand...
Posted On 08 Sep 2016
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Seminar addresses looming skill shortage in Colombia’s floral industry

RIONEGRO, Colombia: To address labour market shortages, renowned breeder Dümmen Orange™ in cooperation with Hortimat and Royal Brinkman – hosted a seminar for more than eighty Chrysanthemum growers in Rionegro, Colombia. Their main goal was to shift focus: not look for more...
Posted On 08 Sep 2016
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A rare glimpse into Iran’s everyday horticultural business

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: This month’s Iran issue of FloraCulture International marks the most comprehensive overview of Iran’s ornamental horticulture by any horticultural publication. The theme issue not only offers an in-depth analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of...
Posted On 08 Sep 2016
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