All posts by: admVDE

  • 26
    Oct

    Making cities greener

    Let it Grow was initiated by Royal FloraHolland for the purpose of promoting innovation in the use of flowers and plants. We visited Silke and Madelon, but not in the auction building itself. Instead, we met them in Springhouse, a cradle of innovation entrepreneurship located right in the middle...

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  • 26
    Oct

    Benefits Of Nature

    Benefits of nature is an organisation that aims to make the living and working environments of people more beautiful, healthier and more inviting. To do this, they are enhancing the sustainability of the horticultural sector by means of an ecological footprint calculation. This is a step-by-step process. One of...

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  • 23
    Oct

    Pikaplant

    YAY, now that’s cool! That’s what we said when we visited Pikaplant’s design lab in Amsterdam. The designer products from Pikaplant mimic nature to water your plants. ‘We make caring for plants easy because a greener life is a better life’, say Joost and Danny at Pikaplant. Pikaplant is...

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  • 23
    Oct

    Biological control

    In our greenhouses the Areca palm grows under its natural conditions: tropical temperatures! A palm is prone to the spider mite, which can be tackled in different ways. By chemical control or by biological agents, also called natural enemies. Our company has consciously chosen to use to use natural...

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  • 23
    Oct

    Air So Pure

    Air So Pure supplies a group of plants scientifically proven to provide healthy effects. These ‘natural air purifiers’ have been especially selected by Air So Pure for their excellent air-purifying effects. Researchers have demonstrated that these plants provide the following healthy benefits: They neutralise harmful gases by absorbing and...

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  • 23
    Oct

    Clusia Princess® on Dutch television

    Today, our houses and offices are very well insulated in order to save on energy. Combined with central heating, this means that humidity indoors is often very low and very little air is exchanged from the outdoors. The result is an accumulation of various toxic substances. The same thing...

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  • 14
    Oct

    Mysterious Plants

    Our company is always looking for new plants. For a number of years, we have been working with our breeder on two new cultivars. Now, we can finally introduce them! These are our Hydnophytum ‘Treasure’ and our Myrmecodia ‘Adventure’. Both come originally from the tropics of Asia. We decided...

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  • 04
    Nov

    Royal FloraHolland Trade Fair 2015

    Edwin and Bas are ready for the Royal FloraHolland Trade Fair! This major trade fair will be held from 4 through 6 November at the flower auction in Aalsmeer. It’s the perfect place for the international world of floriculture to come together, network and acquire knowledge and inspiration. Growers...

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  • 02
    Oct

    VT wonen & design

    This trade fair that began as simply ‘De Woonbeurs’ in the early 90s, grew to become the largest trade fair for furniture and homeware in the Netherlands. It features everything for the home from furniture, to lighting, bedroom furnishings, floors, wall coverings, accessories, etc. Today known as the VT...

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