Finance

Unless you were born rich, your company (whether you grow flowers, plants or bulbs) needs financing. Banks are the major…

Pazzaglia

The company Pazzaglia was founded in 1983 by Fabio Pazzaglia. It evolved from a small shop selling agricultural machines into…

France

What on earth made BIOAGRUMES switch from flowering pot plants to citrus forcing, while also introducing organic plants with ready-to-eat…

Pistoia

Pistoia, in the heart of Tuscany and due west of Florence, has 90,000 inhabitants and the nursery stock industry is…

Germany & Poland

Germany and Poland are neighbouring countries. But from a horticultural point of view they differ enormously. Germany is one of…

Colviveros

Adding value to a plant or flower can improve its price or help attract new customers to buy it. Worldwide,…

Chrysanthemums

In its own right the picture was iconic. A girl bathing in a Chrysanthemum covered bath. It wasn’t interesting because…

Time spirit

Every year Dutch sector organizations in flowers and plants, bulbs and trees and gardening present new green trends based on…

The essence

Talking with Jeroen Mettepenningen is about getting back to basics. Jeroen is the Managing Director of D&M Depot, a Belgian…

Consumer trends

Once upon a time growers could be successful just by growing the best quality crops possible. Today consumers have so…

Doing digital

Digitalisation and the Internet have changed retail sales enormously and further changes will occur according to Cor Molenaar. As a…

Floral Design

When money is no object and you need to show the world what you’re all about, floral decorating takes your…