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Govert Beekenkamp dies at 88

MAASDIJK, The Netherlands:  Govert Beekenkamp, founder of Plantenkwekerij Beekenkamp (Beekenkamp Plant Nursery) and the Beekenkamp Group in Maasdijk, the Netherlands, passed away on February 8, 2017 at the age of 88. The horticulture branch has lost an entrepreneur in heart...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017
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FCI discovers new species at IPM (part 4)

Here are the last examples of the new species discovered at IPM Essen If you recognise yourself as one of the new species and would like to receive your cover photo feel free to contact us at info@floracultureinternational.com              ...
Posted On 10 Feb 2017
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FCI discovers new species at IPM (part 3)

Here are some more of the new species discovered at IPM Essen If you recognise yourself as one of the new species and would like to receive your cover photo feel free to contact us at info@floracultureinternational.com
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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FCI discovers new species at IPM (part 2)

Here are some more of the new species discovered at IPM Essen If you recognise yourself as one of the new species and would like to receive your cover photo feel free to contact us at info@floracultureinternational.com    
Posted On 06 Feb 2017
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FCI discovers new species at IPM

FCI was busy last week at the IPM Essen, searching for new species, and we found quite a lot! Here’s a few examples for you to survey, and during the next few days we will be posting more of these wonders for you to admire. If you recognise yourself as one of the new species...
Posted On 03 Feb 2017
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New Videos Promote AFE Internship Program

ALEXANDRIA, USA: The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has announced the release of three new videos promoting the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program. This paid internship program gives students, who are studying floriculture or horticulture at a college or...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017
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Aleppo’s last gardener: speaking so well of humanity in the face of inhumanity

ALEPPO, Syria: My colleague, Chris Beytes of GrowerTalks, shared a heartwarming yet terribly sad video (Channel 4 News) in his latest ‘Acres Online’ newsletter about Abu Wad, the owner of Aleppo’s last garden center. Abu Wad translates as the “Father of the Flowers” and the...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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Naktuinbouw Appoints New Chairman

ZOETERMEER, the Netherlands: The Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture Naktuinbouw today announced the appointment of Ms. Agnes van Ardenne as chairman with effect from 1st January 2017. She succeeds Henk Lange who, after a 30-year career at Naktuinbouw will step...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016
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Modiforms Worldwide Sales Manager Takes Service To New Level

LEUSDEN, The Netherlands: To excel in providing the best service and the highest client satisfaction possible, Modiform has made some organisational changes recently. With a new Sales Manager Retail and Industry worldwide and a renewed team in the UK and the Republic of...
Posted On 26 Dec 2016
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Rosa Eskelund Gets Her Roses to Bloom Like Crazy

SABRO, Denmark: Danish rose breeder Rosa Eskelund (trading under the company name Roses Forever) today announced the launch of a new series of novelty roses which are set to wow the crowds at the forthcoming IPM show in Essen, Germany next January. Eskelund’s new I AM...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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