• 30 August 2015

    Scandinavia Area Meeting Report

    The annual Scandinavian area meeting took place on Saturday June 13 in Skåne, Sweden with around 20 people – both current and future members - attending.The first visit of the day was to Splendorplant where Nils and Johanne gave the group an insight in to their development and use of LEAN, it was...

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  • 28 August 2015

    South East UK Area Meeting

    The next meeting for members in the south east of the UK is on August 13 and we’ll be focussing on how plant breeders are helping the industry improve plant quality.We start at RHS Wisley gardens near Guildford, Surrey where our visit will include a guided tour of the trials grounds where the soci...

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  • 20 August 2015

    Northern UK Area Meeting

    This year we’ve scheduled our northern UK meeting for September 9, the day following the Four Oaks trade show. Our morning will be spent at Johnsons of Whixley, one of the longest established and largest commercial nursery business in Europe and the largest supplier to the amenity sector in the UK...

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  • 13 August 2015

    RHS Wisley, Surrey & Tozer Seeds, Cobham 13th August 2015

    Report on visits to RHS Wisley and Tozer Seeds earlier in the year.The event was a joint initiative of the IPPS  and the Southern Growers Club lead by Tim Lawrance-Owen.Click to view the report

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  • 15 April 2015

    IPPS International Tour 2015

    The Southern Region of North America will be hosting the 2015 International tour. The tour will begin on October 4, 2015, from New Orleans, LA and conclude October 10, 2015, in Tampa, FL. There will be a full day board meeting for all International board members and an open day for non board member...

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  • 20 December 2014

    China Initiative - November 2014

    International Directors of the IPPS visited China during November 2014 to investigate the possibility of establishing an IPPS China Region and learn more about the pace of change within horticulture in China. The group visited various nurseries and garden centers in the Shanghai and Hangzhou area as...

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  • 29 September 2014

    Ireland Area September meeting 2014

    September Ireland Area MeetingDónall Flanagan reports on the Ireland Area Meeting in September, where we learned how important horticulture is to Dublin Zoo. Dublin zoo is an institution, everyone in Ireland will have visited it at some point in their lives. For those Irish IPPS members who had not...

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  • 6 March 2014

    2014 International Award of Honour

    Congratulations Prof. Robbertse! Prof. Hannes Robbertse from the Southern Africa Region is the proud recipient of the 2014 International Award of Honour.This prestigious award is presented by the International Board with gratitude to acknowledge exceptional and distinguished service to the Soci...

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