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15 October 2019
BLOG: Grower report Endhoven Flowering Plants

Chris Endhoven is the son of a horticultural farmer, and wanted his own nursery from an early age. He is a grower in heart and soul, and supplies us with top-quality flowering seasonal plants. He was able to make his dream come true on a piece of land close to the auction in Westland.  What makes his green heart beat faster? We visit the family-owned company Endhoven

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1 October 2019
Cymbidium: Houseplant of the Month for October

Stunning flowers amidst tall green stalks: meet Cymbidium, the orchid that in no way resembles an orchid.   Gracious and… big! The stem is concealed in a forest of soft green leaves. The flower stems quickly almost become top-heavy with flowers. Cymbidium flowers for weeks like a torch with red, purple, pink, orange, yellow, green or bicoloured flowers

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3 September 2019
BLOG: GROWER REPORT SALM BOSKOOP

SALM BOSKOOP 2,000 km of ditches and elongated 15-m wide islands had already been created in Boskoop as early as the Middle Ages. Thanks to the rich peaty soil, these fields were ideal for growing fruit and trees. I’m driving to my appointment on a sunny day, and enjoying all the water, hundreds of bridges and characteristic islands, with tree nurseries all around

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2 September 2019
Large-leaved Ficus: Houseplant of the Month for September

Start the indoor season with a statement plant like large-leaved Ficus, also known as ‘the Bold and the Beautiful’ in the world of plants. Sometimes size does matter You’re probably already familiar with Ficus as a strong indoor tree with hundreds of little leaves. Well that plant also comes with XXL leaves on species that can effortlessly reach your ceiling.

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20 August 2019
BLOG: GROWER REPORT STOFBERGEN PLANTCOMPANY

We often talk about the story behind a plant. In this case, there’s also an unusual story behind the nursery that we visit. Read about what made Ed Stofbergen, from Stofbergen Plantcompany, the champion of the bromeliad product group.  How did Stofbergen Plantcompany come into existence? The family has been breeding plants professionally for many generations.

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