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Fargro happy with staycation pot sales and relieved plant protection sales are low - for the sake of hard-pressed coronavirus crisis-hit growers

Fargro happy with staycation pot sales and relieved plant protection sales are low - for the sake of hard-pressed coronavirus crisis-hit growers

Fargro managing director Richard Hopkins says pot sales are up as gardeners stay at home this summer, while plant protection sales are down as few problems hit growers, with some optimism being shown for autumn.

Palmstead Nurseries follows stand-out 2019 with post-coronavirus pick up

Palmstead Nurseries follows stand-out 2019 with post-coronavirus pick up

Palmstead Nurseries is expecting to beat 2018 figures when its financial year ends on July 31, but the coronavirus pandemic means that 2019's "stand-out" turnover will not be matched.

Florall cancelled - IPM Essen on, amid coronavirus concerns

Florall cancelled - IPM Essen on, amid coronavirus concerns

Taking into account the most recent guidelines of the Belgian National Security Council and the current evolution of the coronavirus, the FLORALL board of directors has decided to cancel the autumn edition of FLORALL - scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Waregem Expo, Belgium.


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Quercus

Quercus

Oak trees are iconic, produce spectacular autumn foliage and benefit the natural environment, Sally Drury reports.

Dianthus

Dianthus

A impressive variety of shapes and shades makes these plants popular in the garden as well as for floristry, writes Sally Drury.

Zonal pelargoniums

Zonal pelargoniums

These essential plants for a showstopping border or container bear vibrant flowers all through summer, writes Sally Drury.

Spiraea

Spiraea

With a wide variety in habit, flowers and foliage, these ornamental plants ensure months of enjoyment, says Sally Drury.

Crataegus

Crataegus

These shrubs and trees have for centuries been used as boundaries and are also important for wildlife, Sally Drury finds.

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria

These exotic flowers are easy to grow and produce dazzling displays in borders and patio containers, writes Sally Drury.


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Work together to build more plant sales

Work together to build more plant sales

Different sections of the industry came together in a spirit of cooperation as a result of Covid-19.

New gardeners, new opportunities

New gardeners, new opportunities

None of us have experienced a spring such as we have just had.

Opinion...Open-air trading needs to restart

Opinion...Open-air trading needs to restart


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