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Royal Commissioner baptizes tulip ‘Golden Dragon’

Wervershoof, The Netherlands: This year the Tulip Trade Event started on March 15 at Haakman Flowerbulbs in Wervershoof. The special guests attending the opening of this second event were Mr. Johan Remkes, Royal Commissioner for North Holland and Menting Bloembollen. In the...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Horticulture and Floriculture in Vietnam

BAARN, The Netherlands / HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam: Nova Exhibitions BV (The Netherlands) and Veas Co. Ltd. (Vietnam) are pleased to announce the launch of HortEx Vietnam; the first dedicated exhibition for Horticulture and Floriculture in Vietnam. HortEx Vietnam will take...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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Keukenhof sees Spring approaching

LISSE, The Netherlands: On 23 March 2017, Keukenhof  will be opening its gates for the 68th time. When it closes eight weeks later, some 1 million visitors from across the world will have visited the international flower exhibition. As such, Keukenhof makes a contribution to...
Posted On 06 Mar 2017
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M. Koppe BV appoints Commercial Manager

ERMELO, The Netherlands: As of 3 April 2017, André Vreugdenhil will be joining the team at M. Koppe BV as Commercial Manager. He will be responsible for the production and sale of Begonia cuttings and, over time, will assume certain tasks currently handled by the general...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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New Violas from PanAmerican Seed

VENHUIZEN, The Netherlands: It’s a big year for PanAmerican Seed when it comes to Viola’s. Their Sorbet and Sorbet XP series take a step in the right direction with no fewer than 10 new introductions! With major gains in earliness and total number of flowers per plant, the...
Posted On 25 Feb 2017
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Study tour gains insight and inspiration from Holland

DIDCOT, UK: It was an action packed few days for garden centres and suppliers attending the HTA Garden Retail Study Tour in Holland last week.  The tour began on Wednesday 8th February with a visit to the Elho factory where the group heard the latest trend information and...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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Pot roses nursery Valstar and breeder Dümmen Orange join forces

’s-GRAVENZANDE / DE KWAKEL, The Netherlands: Plantenkwekerij Valstar plant nursery and breeder Dümmen Orange have signed an agreement concerning the production and marketing of the pot rose assortment in the Netherlands. For Valstar this offers opportunities for growth with...
Posted On 23 Feb 2017
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Ralstonia Continues to Wreak Havoc on Dutch Rose Industry

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands: Ralstonia solanacearum, race 1,  continues to cause hardship for the Dutch cut rose industry. The first outbreaks of the devastating bacteria were reported in August 2015. Now, sixteen months later, bacterial wilt, shows no sign of abating with a...
Posted On 22 Dec 2016
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Royal FloraHolland sells part of their Rijnsburg-based premises

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: Royal FloraHolland today announced it will sell a part of the auction premises in Rijnsburg to the L&M Groep B.V. and Dingeman Hoek Groep B.V. trading companies. Both businesses wish to develop new buildings on the land in order to facilitate...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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CC starts market consultation on how to implement the new shelf

HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands: As of today, Container Centralen starts its market consultation on how to best implement its new shelf CC Solid. For this the website www.newshelves.eu is now live. Visitors can find here all relevant information on CC Solid, the problems this new...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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