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Exciting programme for Orchid Inspiration Days announced

NAALDWIJK, The Netherlands: The latest edition of the annual Orchid Inspiration Days event promises an exciting programme packed with novelties, highlighted varieties and packaging concepts. With the main preparations for the commercial orchid event completed, the thirteen...
Posted On 26 May 2017
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Flowers for the Pope depart from Keukenhof

LISSE, The Netherlands: After months of preparations, the transportation of the floral consignment left today from Keukenhof, ‘Flowers for St. Peter’s Square in Rome’. The Right Reverend Van den Hende, Bishop of Rotterdam, came to Keukenhof to bless the...
Posted On 14 Apr 2017
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Colviveros: Orchids in Colombia without VAT

EL TIEMPO, Colombia: On Thursday, February 9th, as a result of various legal discussions led by the Association of Colombian Nurseries and Ornamental Growers (Colviveros), the government agency responsible for Taxes and Customs in Colombia (DIAN) has confirmed that the...
Posted On 11 Feb 2017
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State of NZ cymbidium industry

AUCKLAND, NZ: Pete Rensen from Utopia Orchids, based south of Auckland, New Zealand and a specialist grower of white miniature orchids and Italian Ruscus provides a thorough review of the 2016 Cymbidium season. For most Cymbidium growers the flowering season is coming to an...
Posted On 22 Dec 2016
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Three regions unite for Dutch national orchid event

NAALDWIJK, The Netherlands: Following the well-attended ‘Inspiration Week 23’, ‘Orchid Days’ and ‘Orchid Days Aalsmeer’ events in June, preparations are well under way for a fresh staging of the orchid event in 2017 with a new name. The orchid growers from three separate...
Posted On 03 Nov 2016
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Stolk Flora presents ‘Your Natural Orchid’

BLEISWIJK, The Netherlands: Years before the retail sector and the Dutch government began to demand greater transparency and sustainability in the horticultural sector, the Dutch grower Jan Stolk, of Stolk Flora in Bleiswijk, was already making fundamental changes to his...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016
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New! Vanda Su-Su® Stix. Vanda mix and stick in one package!

WESTLAND, The Netherlands: If there is one flower which is an eye-catcher, it is the Vanda. But how can you include an exclusive tropical flower like the Vanda well into a bouquet? With the Vanda Su-Su® Stix! It’s a solution for you as a florist, because most of the work has...
Posted On 08 Oct 2016
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‘The exclusivity of the orchid has gone’

DARLING, South Africa: Duckitt Nurseries in Darling in the Western Cape region of South Africa is one of the biggest orchid nurseries in the southern hemisphere. This revealing interview gives deeper insight into South Africa’s orchid business that involves huge pressure to...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016
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