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International communication expert Frank van Suchtelen receives Premio Massimo Matteini Award

International communication expert Frank van Suchtelen received the Premio Massimo Matteini Award at Italy’s home and garden show, Coniolo Fiori on 18 May for his exceptional contributions to promoting ornamental horticulture in his home country the Netherlands and abroad.

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GrootGroenPlus financial support EPS for trade plan

In December 2023, the European Plant Support Foundation (EPS) called for the submission of innovative plans to advance the tree nursery industry. In response, trade fair GrootGroenPlus decided to submit the plan for the ‘Promising Green’ project (Kansrijk Groen). This application has been approved, allowing the project to commence.

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ARS URBANA - EUROFLORA 2025 LAUNCHES ITS DESIGNER COMPETITION

Innovation and creativity in landscape architecture and design will be in the limelight at the Show, with a theme competition targeted at landscape architects and designers, architects, agronomists, naturalists, engineers, garden designers, and gardeners of all nationalities.

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Green Grand Prix puts plants in the picture

The Green Grand Prix, which was launched during GrootGroenPlus 2022, is becoming increasingly more mature. The inspection was established not only to convince end users of the outward qualities of the plant, but especially of the delivered cultivation performance. GrootGroenPlus provides an ideal platform for this via the trade fair, which is taking place from 2-4 October 2024. This adds value for the grower and the industry as a whole, bringing the plant back into the spotlight, according to Frans van Wanrooij, board member of GrootGroenPlus.

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TRADE FAIR GROOTGROENPLUS 2024 AT THE SAME LOCATION

The 34th edition of trade fair GrootGroenPlus, which will be held on 2-4 October 2024, will once again take place at Treeport 402, located at the Business Centre Treeport (BCT). Last year, the trade fair took place at this site for the first time, and it is now clear that the fair will also be held at this location in 2024. The GrootGroenPlus facility will once again be fully demountable and assembled in its entirety along the main axis of the BCT. There is ample parking space and outdoor areas for showcasing machinery and installations.

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Anniversary Exhibition Keukenhof Turns 75

Keukenhof Flower Exhibition is holding a special anniversary exhibition to celebrate this famous flower park’s founding 75 years ago. The exhibition Keukenhof Turns 75 brings stories from the past to life with memorabilia, nostalgic items and video fragments. Visitors can learn what goes on behind the scenes at Keukenhof, from 1949 to the present day, and see what’s in store for the future.

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EUROFLORA 2025, BACK TO THE FUTURE

Euroflora: 58 years and counting (the first edition was held in 1966)! Euroflora is the only Italian plant and flower show among those recognised in Europe by AIPH – International Association of Horticultural Producers - in the category International Horticutural Show 2025. From 24 April to 4 May 2025, Genoa will once more be pervaded by its magic, says the organising Porto Antico di Genova Spa.

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Spring Fair Aalsmeer 10 en 11 April

On 10 and 11 April 2024, Royal FloraHolland is organising the Spring Fair in Aalsmeer. The Spring Fair Aalsmeer is the trade fair of spring! Suppliers will present a diverse top assortment of garden plants and this year's trends. For buyers, it is the place to place orders for spring and summer. You are therefore cordially invited to attend.

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Keukenhof Concert, a journey through 75 years of music Wednesday 8 May

Celebrate Keukenhof’s 75th anniversary with us and go on a journey through 75 years of music with the Metropole Orkest jazz and pop orchestra. On the evening of Wednesday 8 May, the day before Ascension Day, the historical Keukenhof Estate and its thousands of tulips will provide an enchanting setting for a unique anniversary concert.

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Celebration marking the end of the planting season a great success

Stichting de Nationale Boomfeestdag celebrated the closure of the planting season on Wednesday 20 March 2024. In Zundert, a festive event was organized, which turned out to be a resounding success. A total of 154 children planted over 4,000 trees and plants at the Business Centre Treeport location, both in the seed orchard and in the area surrounding windmill E4.

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Preparations of Nationale Boomfeestdag in full swing

Preparations for the Nationale Boomfeestdag (National Tree Day) are in full swing. On Wednesday 20 March, 154 children will arrive by coach at the Business Centre Treeport to plant more than 2,000 plants and trees. Part of the planting will be done beneath the wind turbine, and on top of that there will be an additional 2,000 square meters in the seed orchard using indigenous materials.

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Numerous novelties at well-attended Florall spring fair

At the spring edition of Florall, which took place at Waregem Expo on 5 March, 67 producers and 13 supply and export companies presented their spring offerings. This consisted of a fairly complete range of green and flowering indoor plants, in addition to all kinds of visually attractive plants with applications in the garden, on the terrace or in the living room.

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More participants and more visitors at MyPlant&Garden2024

With more participants, more visitors and an increase in foreign buyer delegations and more exhibition space, the organisers of MyPlant&Garden 2024 look back with satisfaction on a successful trade fair for ornamental horticulture. The fair was held from 21-23 February at the RHO exhibition complex in Milan

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Optimistic mood at Myplant&Garden 2024

The main italian floriculture trade fair MyPlant&Garden, held in Milan from 21-23 February, has got off to a good start. The first two days have already greeted mer bexoeker than last year and there is generally a positive mood among the participants

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The Countdown to the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show is Now On!

The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS) returns to celebrate the vibrant world of horticulture this year. The show will run from Wednesday 20 March and Sunday 24 March. For 2024's event, NGIV will unveil several exciting activations highlighting the diverse landscape of our dynamic industry.

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Florall wordt alweer 30 jaar

The Belgian trade fair for ornamental plants and nursery stock is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and the spring edition of the Flemish Florall will be held on 5 March from 9am-6pm at the Expo in Waregem.

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YEAR-ROUND IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH GROOTGROENPLUS 2024

A new year also means a lot of fresh ideas for a new edition of the GrootGroenPlus trade fair, the relationship fair for the nursery stock industry, that is traditionally organised in the fall. On 2-4 October 2024, the BCT terrain in Zundert will transform into an epicentre of green innovation and inspiration. And even though it’s not October yet, the PR machine is already running at full speed. This is all due to this year’s theme: In The Picture. More than ever before, this year we will focus on showcasing all participants and the industry as a whole.

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Climate-resilient plants took center stage at IPM ESSEN 2024

The 40th edition of IPM Essen 2024 was attended by over 36,000 (over 40,000 in 2023) trade visitors from 23 to 26 January 2024. The number of participants was 1403 exhibiting companies, over 70 higher than last year, from 43 countries. A nationwide railway strike unfortunately fell in the middle of the exhibition period. This, IPM reports, certainly affected the number of visitors, many German trade visitors keen to come to Essen by this means of transport.

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Myplant approaches, with 50,000 square metres dedicated to greenery.

From 21 to 23 February, Myplant, Italy's largest ornamental plant trade fair, will transform 4 halls of Fiera Milano-Rho into a 50,000-square-metre mega-garden. "Green, sustainable and smart: this is the future we are outlining for companies, the sector and the country," explains Myplant & Garden, which is entering its eighth edition.

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Already many applications for GrootGroenPus 2024

From 02/10 to 04/10, around 260 participants welcome you to the 34th International tree nursery trade fair GrootGroenPlus in Zundert, which will again be organised at the Business Centre Treeport in Zundert.