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“We are at a turning point”: Interview with Manuel Rucar from Chlorosphere

Manuel Rucar © Chlorosphere

French trend consultancy Chlorosphere is specialized in the garden, plant, floral, landscape and outdoor sectors. The consultancy’s team is composed of watchmen who scan everything that is new on the market. Manuel Rucar, manager of the company, is jury member for this years trend show at spoga+gafa. We talked with him about the latest trends in outdoor design

Service for planners: The Practical Garden Day at spoga+gafa

“Garden of the Year 2018”: Garden from the 1950s, redesigned by Koch+Koch landscape gardeners © Koch+Koch Garten- und Landschaftsarchitekten

spoga+gafa 2018 invites garden planners and entrepreneurs to Cologne for a half-day Practical Garden Day. On 3 September, five high quality speakers will hold lectures on current industry themes ranging from designing with shrubs and trees to construction planning law in private gardens.

“Lightness is gaining significance”: An interview with Jürgen Schuster (Garten-und-Freizeit.de)

Jürgen Schuster © Garten-und-Freizeit.de

As the operator of the online portal Garten & Freizeit, Jürgen Schuster is an acknowledged expert within the green industry. At the coming spoga+gafa, he will be one of the jury members of the Trend Show at the international garden trade fair. We talked to him about new developments in furniture design and the retail trade as well as his own outdoor area.

Boulevard of ideas: Exhibition and event at spoga+gafa 2018

Boulevard of Ideas © Koelnmesse

The Boulevard of ideas will once again be presenting the innovations of the exhibitors and current trend themes at spoga+gafa 2018. A combination between an exhibition and an event with plenty of manifold impulses awaits the visitors of the international garden trade fair. In the scope of the POS Green Solution Islands, one of the focuses is once again being placed on the design of salesrooms.