Category Archives: Floriade

Planting at Floriade 2012 – the final countdown

Floriade 2012 With only four weeks to go, planting at this year’s Floriade in the Netherlands has reached its climax and I had the opportunity to spend the afternoon last week with its senior planting designer, Sanne Horn, walking, looking at, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on planting combinations at Floriade 2012

Following on from my previous post about Floriade 2012 I thought I would share some of the planting ideas that I encountered there. As I commented earlier, such a season long show allows designers to experiment with different uses of … Continue reading

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Garden Moods from Planting Design

Floriade 2012 – the mid summer review A garden show such as the Floriade which runs all summer gives its designers the opportunity to try out different planting ideas. During my first visit it was tulips that dominated and created … Continue reading

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Floriade 2012 Fantastic

Floriade is the international horticultural exhibition held every ten years in the Netherlands. I am fortunate to have been able to visit the past three. In 1992 at Zoetermeer I recall being impressed and still remember some of the garden … Continue reading

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