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As member of FlowerSense it is obvious you have sense for flowers, we would like to contribute to more knowledge and sense about the people behind the flowers and we truly hope that you will get to know the grower of your products! On the page ‘Growers’ you will find a story about the grower and his range of products. On the page ‘Flowers’ you can ‘Find Your Flower’ and create your own ‘wishlist’. Be inspired by the photos under ‘inspirationz’ and get to know the ‘specialties’ of the several growers.

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Vanda – Living Jewel

Vanda – Living Jewel

Vanda…. one of the most mystical orchid varieties. The Vanda originally grows on the southern slopes of the Himalaya and in the region from India to South China.

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Finally I’m Home

Finally I’m home

Coming home is more fun then going away, especially when you leave and 3 boys tell you it’s really going fine when I’m not home. The recent weeks I was with Ron on a tour….

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Going Local And Fair Trade

Going Local and Fair Trade

Just came back from my trip to Kenya. This time my goal was to meet the local people, to feel the spirit of people, flowers, nature and country. And about fair trade you can read…

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Apollo

Apollo

The story of J.W. Knoppert & Zn goes back to 1896 when grandfather Knoppert started a horticultural business in Honselersdijk in Westland. The Knoppert family has the ….

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Lilies Of Life

Lilies of Life

“Simply enjoy life and the great pleasure that come with it”. On a Tuesday morning I talk to Paul about life, about the development of their business, about Grandpa, his father and

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Roses From Africa

Roses from Africa

Alani Gardens is a boutique rose farm in the highlands of Kenya. Located in Njoro, 20 km south west of Nakuru, at 2,400 meters above sea level, the farm has….

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H.M. Tesselaar Alstroemeria

H.M. Tesselaar Alstroemeria

Last Monday Niels Tesselaar came at our door to let take pictures of his Alstroemeria assortment. He had his car filled with orders to meet each customer’s wishes……

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Oriental Lilies

Oriental Lilies

COMING HOME…….I am lucky to be able to bring home all sorts of blooms to enjoy. A few weeks ago on a Wednesday I brought home some big, bold oriental lilies not even realizing that…….

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Flower Power

Flower Power

At the age of 12 Arie picked flowers at the farm of his uncles Niko and Pum. This was the start of the love for the profession. After several years of working on the land, Arie decided to set up his own nursery….

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Sonneveld Hydrangea

Sonneveld Hydrangea

Sonneveld Hydrangea has been active since 1999 in the cultivation of hydrangea and they grow in many different types and colors. By working with multiple methods of protection and optimal growing conditions……..

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Captain Calla

Captain Calla

To see the most beautiful selection of Calla I paid a visit to breeder Kapiteyn in Anna Paulowna. On the open door days it was possible to see the new varieties and to meet the people of Kapiteyn.

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Delphiniumkwekerij N.G. Wigchert

Delphiniumkwekerij N.G. Wigchert

What flower is more quintessentially Grandma’s cottage garden than delphiniums? In fact, they are ancient flowers with a name of the Greek language meaning “dolphin”…….

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LG Flowers – Lansbergen

LG Flowers – Lansbergen

Six success factors define the character of LG Flowers with their gerbera-germini.
A real family business that shows courage in selecting her range of products…..

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ROOTS®: A New Concept For Quality Roses

ROOTS®: a new concept for quality roses

FlowerSense introduces a new marketing concept that enables African rose growers to completely focus on the growing process and the quality of their products. The concept is called ROOTS and stands for quality roses from quality growers in Africa. We also bring the real story from Kenya on FAIR TRADE

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Reviews/Feedback

Øystein Fjærvoll‎ to ROOTS inspires 14 oktober 2015 · Oslo · ROOTS® because we deserve the best
Peter Vrouwe 02.10.15 Gerben Liliesoflife is also one of our partners. Nicolette Hooyman Thanxs for this story.
The consumer and FlowerSense… 07.09.15 Henriette Mose from dk: I have been looking at all the beautiful pictures on your website and would like to know WHERE can I buy these flowers? Nicolette: FlowerSense will guide you to the nearest shop.

Marie Ange George So pretty roses ! I love them and Wow, what colour !

14.08.15 Jolanda Pronk Wat een gaaf geschreven stukje van Niels Tesselaar en prachtige foto’s. 14.08.15 Niels Tesselaar Thanks for the wonderful arrangements Nicolette Hooyman! I admire your style. Nicolette Hooyman Thank you Niels Tesselaar it is really fun to do. Goodluck tomorrow!

27.08.15 Jolanda Van der Lugt-Kats Leuk om op Facebook tegen te komen. Mooie complimenten.

Inge Schaefers-Quint Zeker leuk ! Ziet er goed uit Nicolette Hooyman

 24.07.15 Joyce Lansbergen Ziet er mooi uit! Leuk dat jullie het verhaal van kwekers door vertellen!

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