39 amazing new plants in the USA right now!

I have had an a.mazing few days at the Cultivate Show in Columbus, Ohio. This was my first USA trade show visit, and I was overwhelmed by how many people already recognised me, and would throw themselves at me as I walked the aisles. Thank you, America, I love you back. But, right now, let’s…

Find out how the world of new plants works!

The FlowerTrials is an event you’ll have no doubt heard of, if you work anywhere along the plant sales chain. However, if you’re a home gardener, then you may not know what it is! The FlowerTrials is basically a 4 day event, spread across locations in The Netherlands and West Germany, with 59 plant companies…

5 unusual things at the IPM Essen trade show for plants

Trade shows are often the first opportunity that a company has to show off an idea and get some feedback, whether good or bad! The gardening industry is constantly reviewing fresh innovations, in order to recruit new plant nuts around the world! Here are the 5 most eye-catching things seen at the recent IPM Essen trade show in…

5 exciting, new and different plants spotted at IPM Essen trade show

Once a year, the very best plant breeders and developers from around the world congregate in Essen, Germany, as they join the very best horticultural trade show. IPM Essen is a show which sprawls itself across 12 large halls, and is a must for any well-respected plant hunter. But, of course, this is ‘indoor plant hunting’, and it’s an activity…