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16 April 2019
BLOG: Grower Report Van Son & Koot

There’s a nursery in the south of the Netherlands with which Javado works closely. It’s the European market leader in Acer palmatum, but also grows lots of other garden plants. These are growers with a vision, and an eye for novelties. Javado visited the nursery, and spoke with Puck Wirken. How did Son & Koot’s nursery come into existence? Van Son &

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25 March 2019
Begonia: Houseplant of the Month for April

Whether you prefer opulent flowers, fabulous foliage or both, the begonia is a plant with which you can bring colour and softness into your home.   Colours and patterns The flowering begonia has full, plump flowers and cheerful colours such as red, pink, orange, white and yellow. The enthusiasm with which the plant blooms means that in practice that you

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8 March 2019
BLOG: Grower report Apartus

The Apartus nursey is located in the heart of the horticultural area of Westland in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw from Javadoplant. The company is our main supplier of Pelargonium grandiflorum, and also grows a number of other voluminous products. It’s high time to get acquainted with Don Bruinen, the grower who puts his heart and soul into his work.

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26 February 2019
Lily: Houseplant of the Month for March

Sparkling flowers, romantic colours, a delicate appearance – the lily not only brings spring into your home, but also keeps the big bad world outside.   Beautiful pastels Do you ever a look at your timeline and think: maybe we could tone it down a bit? Less vivid, less bright? You’re not the only one – the need for more gentleness is one of the lifestyle

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9 February 2019
BLOG: grower report OK plant

We paid a visit to OK Plant. This company grows a number of seasonal products, but has really conquered the market with its Little Kolibri Orchids. We spoke to Thijs van der Valk, co-partner at this thriving nursery led by Rob and Désirée Olsthoorn. Tell us about the history of OK plant In 1990, when Sparmannia and Saint Paulia were the most important products,

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