“The main garden season is just round the corner at Easter…” An interview with Oliver Mathys (Marketing and Sales Consultant)

Easter – Photo: Oliver Mathys

As soon as Christmas is over the trade has already set its sights on the next big festive occasion – Easter. However, this year the bank holiday falls relatively late – namely not until the second half of April. We talked to Oliver Mathys, Marketing and Sales Consultant, about the start of the garden year. He develops sales concepts for garden centres and DIY stores and supports them with the implementation thereof.

Trendsetting: spoga+gafa is showing its trend show at imm cologne

Trend show at spoga+gafa 2018, © Koelnmesse

In September 2018 spoga+gafa provided a look ahead to the future of outdoor furniture and shading systems in an internationally curated trend show. This trend show will be presented at the next imm cologne from 14 to 20 January. The visitors will thus also have the chance to take a look at the future of garden furniture and shading systems.

Colourful start to the spring: The 2019 tulip season begins in Amsterdam on 19 January

Dam Square in Amsterdam – Photo: TulpenZeit

Even if the first tulip species are already available in the retail outlets in December and more and more people are discovering bulb flowers as decorative items for the Christmas period, the official start to the season for the early blossoming plants is not until January. To be more precise: On the third Saturday of the month, because that is when National Tulip Day is celebrated in the Netherlands.

“We look for nature in every space”: Interview with Carlotta Berta (unprogetto)

Carlotta Berta © Davide Buscaglia

The blogger and interior designer Carlotta Berta from Turin deals with the latest design trends. On her bilingual blog unprogetto she talks about current products and projects from the world of design. We met her at the recent spoga+gafa and talked to her about her impressions of the international garden fair and personal outdoor areas.