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Houseplant and pet categories perform well in October according to HTA Market Update
The changeable wet Autumn weather of 2019 may have dampened outdoor plant sales in October, but houseplants and pet categories performed particularly well this month. Houseplants saw an increase of 39% compared to October last year, and pets and aquatic sales were up 31% in month to month comparisons.... Read more
Hundreds of houseplants set to invade RHS Garden Wisley
It’s like the Day of the Triffids, but safer. Hundreds of houseplants will be growing, overflowing and taking over the Glasshouse at RHS Garden Wisley from 25 January to 1 March 2020. A lost and abandoned Victorian house has been overrun by its only remaining inhabitants – the houseplants. ... Read more
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Florist News November 21, 2019 0

Netherlands Auction house to enforce Sustainability Standards
Growers supplying plants and flowers to Royal FloraHolland’s auctions will need to demonstrate phased environmental registration and certification by the end of 2021. The organisation, which handles more than 100,000 transactions a day through its digital and physical auctions (Aalsmeer, Naaldwijk, Rijnsburg and Eelde) says suppliers will need to... Read more
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Houseplant sales hold up for second month
Houseplants were the best sellers for a second month in a row (September, 2019) at garden centres across the country according to our Barometer of Trade report. Sales were up 12.34% compared to the same month last year (2018). The trend for houseplants doesn’t look like it’s going away... Read more
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Red Garden Plants: November Garden Plants of the Month
Looking for some cheer in the dark days before Christmas? Red classics like holly, Skimmia and Leucothoe provide colour and excitement in the garden. In the short days before December the garden is gradually settling into its hibernation. By adding Red Garden Plants there will still be plenty to see... Read more

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Florist News October 13, 2019 0