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Interesting and close to nature at Elmia Garden 2018
The latest gardening trends, the Perennial of the Year for 2019, and the shortlisted selections for the Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year 2019 were some of the highlights that attracted great interest to this Elmia Garden fair in Jönköping, Sweden. The fair drew many exhibitors and strengthened its position as northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade.
Press invitation: Tomorrow’s developments and gardening trends at this year’s Elmia Garden
Elmia Garden is northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade. Over the period 26-27 September we will host 140 exhibitors from 10 countries who will exhibit their latest products at Elmia in Jönköping. On the stage, we will present everything from 2019’s garden trends to the very latest findings within the green branch.
Japanese tripod ladder wins the Elmia Garden Award for 2018
A Japanese tripod ladder that is specially designed for the garden industry has won the 2018 Elmia Garden Award for the year’s best garden product. The tripod ladder is both stable and durable and attracted great interest when it was first presented to the Swedish market.
Elmia Garden Trends blossoms at Liseberg’s Garden Days
Elmia Garden Trends is the inspirational website that gives the garden industry a preview of the coming year’s trends. The website functions as a business tool that offers inspiration and purchasing support. Now the trends will also be presented to the general public at Liseberg’s Garden Days from 17-20 May.
Trends in popular culture and society seen in gardens and interiors
Inspiration, influences and social developments are just some of the ingredients considered when the Swedish Fashion Council (SFC) does the trendspotting that underlies next year’s garden trends. The trends for 2018 were presented at Elmia Garden.
Bubbling with growth and excitement at Elmia Garden
Exciting new garden trends, Perennial of the Year for 2018 plus the shortlisted entries for the Elmia Garden Award were some of the elements that attracted great interest at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden. The trade fair attracted a record number of exhibitors and confirmed its position as northern Europe’s biggest meeting place for the garden retail trade.
Invasive survival experts are taking over
The list of invasive alien plants is growing – plants whose growth habits enable them to rapidly out-compete other plants and negatively impact biological diversity. Nine new plants have been added to the EU’s list this year, including Himalayan or Indian balsam, giant hogweed and crimson fountaingrass. Several of them are already causing major problems.
Can a 3D printer be used in a flower shop?
Future Stories, which is about how to get your message out using VR technology, 3D printing and social media, was presented for the first time at Elmia Garden. Christoffer Wadman, a teaching assistant with the engineering programme at Jönköping University, demonstrated how this technology could be used in the future.
The winning perennial is an elegant and stately gem
The dark-leaved varieties of Actaea simplex, commonly known as Kamchatka bugbane, are Sweden’s Perennial of the Year for 2018. Selected by the perennial group of the garden section of the Federation of Swedish Farmers, and presented at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden, it is a plant for connoisseurs that combines a strong and stately presence with liveliness and grace.
What will be next year’s best innovation for the garden?
Five smart, innovative products have been shortlisted for the Elmia Garden Award for garden product of the year for 2018. They are being exhibited for the first time at Elmia Garden in Jönköping, Sweden.
Press invitation: Garden trends and future technology forecasts at Elmia Garden
Elmia Garden is northern Europe’s largest meeting place for the garden retail trade. On 4–5 October 160 exhibitors from 10 countries will meet at Elmia in Jönköping to present their new products. Everything from the latest technology to the garden trends for 2018 will be presented on stage.
The garden is the new living room
There is a clear trend towards furnishing and decorating outdoor spaces and gardens. In summer the garden and patio are increasingly taking over the role of the living room. Garden furniture, outdoor lighting and food preparation possibilities are all now part of Elmia Garden.
Lighting frames your garden and creates space
When you invest time and money in creating a beautiful outdoor setting you want to be able to enjoy it even during the darker hours of the day. A lighting system from LightsOn makes it possible to have an attractively lit garden in the space of an hour.
Grills now a regular feature in the garden
The last time Landmann exhibited at Elmia Garden was 2006. On 4-5 October 2017 the company is back – now in the new product segment for grills, garden furniture and outdoor lighting. Among other things, Landmann will present its new grill series for 2018.
Great interest in the 2017 Elmia Garden Award winner!
Design Björn Lidbrandt’s simple and stylish concrete planting ring is a real bestseller. The Elmia Garden Award for the 2017 garden product of the year has brought the planting ring a lot of attention and new models have also been developed.
Now presenting the garden trends for 2018!
Today we are launching the new online platform Elmia Garden Trends. The website is aimed at everyone who works in the garden industry and can be used as a business tool for inspiration and purchasing support.
Planting ring in concrete wins the 2017 Elmia Garden Award!
The 2017 Elmia Garden Award for the garden product of the year has gone to Design Björn Lidbrandt for his planting ring made of concrete. The product offers an effective solution to protect trees and bushes when robot lawnmowers cut the grass. The ring also becomes a stylish feature in the garden.
New fair manager of Elmia Garden
Elmia Garden is the trade fair that brings together the entire garden industry in Jönköping every autumn. Since the start of this year Kristin Koefoed has taken over from Henrik Landén as manager of the fair. Kristin has worked at Elmia for many years and has been working with Elmia Garden since 2003, partly as the manager of the arena’s experiential and inspirational arrangements.
Focus on retail development, edibles and innovations
Elmia Garden 2016 offered garden trendspotting, an exhibition of the nominated entries for the Elmia Garden Award, the Perennial of the Year 2017, Createshop for florists, inspirational lectures and the market’s new products for next year.
Trendspotting: Innovative thinking, green offices and growing food
Elmia Garden presents the garden trends for 2017: Green in the Garden, The Green Lab and Vego Garden. Next year we will continue to see garden elements featured in interior decorating and fashions, in the kitchen and food preparation, on the balcony and at nursery schools.