Why I’m always happy to return to Kenya

We’ve just returned from a few weeks in Europe. This time, we were in Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, England, and of course, the Netherlands....

Innovation is continuous improvement

The Netherlands is often found somewhere in the top of the international innovation ranking lists. When people look at those lists, they usually think...

Hibiscus is out of the cultivation program after 30 years

October has started, but it still feels like summer outside. The days are still warm with temperatures above 20 °C. The differences in Canada...

Jürgen Verbeek never regretted the switch to cut hydrangea

German grower Jürgen Verbeek recently switched to cut hydrangea. Their fragmented company wasn’t suitable for automation. “That’s why we decided to make a start...

Paolo Zacchera: some of our camellias are up to six metres

Paolo Zaccera is growing camellia, azalea and tea west of Lago Maggiore in Italy. His customers consist of garden centres and landscapers. He used...

‘Availability of aircrafts and aircraft space is a problem’

What stood out at IFTF this year was the large number of exhibitors from the main rose countries in the world: Kenya, Ecuador, Ethiopia...