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Elmia Garden Trends blossoms at Liseberg’s Garden Days

Elmia Garden Trends blossoms at Liseberg’s Garden Days

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2018 09:42 GMT

Elmia Garden Trends is the inspirational website that gives the garden industry a preview of the coming year’s trends. The website functions as a business tool that offers inspiration and purchasing support. Now the trends will also be presented to the general public at Liseberg’s Garden Days from 17-20 May.

Press invitation:  Garden trends and future technology forecasts at Elmia Garden

Press invitation: Garden trends and future technology forecasts at Elmia Garden

Press Releases   •   Sep 22, 2017 08:30 BST

Elmia Garden is northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade. On 4–5 October 160 exhibitors from 10 countries will meet at Elmia in Jönköping to present their new products. Everything from the latest technology to the garden trends for 2018 will be presented on stage.

The garden is the new living room

The garden is the new living room

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 09:35 BST

There is a clear trend towards furnishing and decorating outdoor spaces and gardens. In summer the garden and patio are increasingly taking over the role of the living room. Garden furniture, outdoor lighting and food preparation possibilities are all now part of Elmia Garden.

Focus on retail development, edibles and innovations

Focus on retail development, edibles and innovations

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 17:24 BST

Elmia Garden 2016 offered garden trendspotting, an exhibition of the nominated entries for the Elmia Garden Award, the Perennial of the Year 2017, Createshop for florists, inspirational lectures and the market’s new products for next year.

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Invasive survival experts are taking over

Invasive survival experts are taking over

News   •   Oct 05, 2017 12:53 BST

The list of invasive alien plants is growing – plants whose growth habits enable them to rapidly out-compete other plants and negatively impact biological diversity. Nine new plants have been added to the EU’s list this year, including Himalayan or Indian balsam, giant hogweed and crimson fountaingrass. Several of them are already causing major problems.

Can a 3D printer be used in a flower shop?

Can a 3D printer be used in a flower shop?

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 16:40 BST

Future Stories, which is about how to get your message out using VR technology, 3D printing and social media, was presented for the first time at Elmia Garden. Christoffer Wadman, a teaching assistant with the engineering programme at Jönköping University, demonstrated how this technology could be used in the future.

The winning perennial is an elegant and stately gem

The winning perennial is an elegant and stately gem

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 15:05 BST

The dark-leaved varieties of Actaea simplex, commonly known as Kamchatka bugbane, are Sweden’s Perennial of the Year for 2018. Selected by the perennial group of the garden section of the Federation of Swedish Farmers, and presented at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden, it is a plant for connoisseurs that combines a strong and stately presence with liveliness and grace.

What will be next year’s best innovation for the garden?

What will be next year’s best innovation for the garden?

News   •   Oct 04, 2017 12:51 BST

Five smart, innovative products have been shortlisted for the Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year for 2018. They are being exhibited for the first time at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden.

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Estate agents in the UK do not want to sell houses with Japanese knotweed on the property. This invasive plant is extremely difficult to eradicate and often causes damage to buildings.

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Ulf Larsson, biologist, and Anna Håkansson, lawyer, both from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, were busy answering questions at Elmia Garden about invasive plants and how to deal with banned plants.

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The Himalayan or Indian balsam is one of this year’s new inclusions on the EU list of banned invasive plants that are forbidden to own and must be eradicated.

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3D printer in the new segment Future Stories at Elmia Garden

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