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Interesting and close to nature at Elmia Garden 2018

Press releases   •   Oct 04, 2018 07:56 BST

The latest gardening trends, the Perennial of the Year for 2019, and the shortlisted selections for the Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year 2019 were some of the highlights that attracted great interest to this Elmia Garden fair in Jönköping, Sweden. The fair drew many exhibitors and strengthened its position as northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade.

Press invitation: Tomorrow’s developments and gardening trends at this year’s Elmia Garden

Press invitation: Tomorrow’s developments and gardening trends at this year’s Elmia Garden

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2018 13:56 BST

Elmia Garden is northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade. Over the period 26-27 September we will host 140 exhibitors from 10 countries who will exhibit their latest products at Elmia in Jönköping. On the stage, we will present everything from 2019’s garden trends to the very latest findings within the green branch.

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.

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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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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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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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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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