Amigra was founded in 2012 by Erik van der Voort and Edwin van der Knaap. A lot of thought went into the company name; Amigra is a combination of the words ‘AMI’, which is French for friend, and ‘GRA’, which is short for grass. Erik and Edwin are more than just fans of grasses; grass is their passion!
The brighter the sun, the more flowers grow, and we’re happy that so many flowers are available again. One flower even more beautiful than the next. Besides the undisputed queen of summer, the sunflower, there are lots of other flowers that trigger that same happy summer feeling.
Sunflowers simply scream summer. It’s a flower that makes pretty much everyone smile, even when the sun’s hiding behind the clouds. We're going to spend a day following Cok van Berkel, a purchasing manager at Noviflora. Every day, he keeps track of which growers can supply helianthus in the perfect growth stage.
Spread over 5 locations and 10 hectares, Raymond Vijverberg and Ruud van der Hoeven and their team grow about 13 million stems of lilies a year. Qualily has about 20 different varieties of lilies in their collection and produce high quality Orientals, LAs, OTs and Longiflorums. These different types of lilies require different cultivation methods, which Qualily and its different locations can respond to very well.
Everyone who goes on holiday likes to bring home a souvenir in order to hold onto the memory of that special moment forever. Mediterranean plants draw you into the characteristic Mediterranean feeling using scent, colour and taste to keep the holiday experience alive. There are three Mediterranean styles: Colourful sunsets, Tasteful souvenirs and Fragrant fields.
Vertical gardening sounds like a modern term, but wall climbing vines have been doing the same thing for years. Especially in smaller, urban gardens or on balconies, a green wall can make all the difference. It’s a simple, natural way to add a little bit of wild nature to your outdoor space.