Garden Trials and Trade is the event where the latest plant breeding in the field of woody plants and perennials is shown. On 12, 13 and 14 June 2018 this will take place for the first time in the Plantarium building at the International Trade Center Boskoop-Hazerswoude.

Garden Trials and Trade is an initiative of the Stichting Vakbeurs voor de Boomkwekerij (organizer of Plantarium) and the Greenport Business Center.

During this three-day event, breeders and specialized licensing agencies present the most current innovations in the assortment of woody plants and perennials. This offers all international sector professionals a unique opportunity to admire these novelties in full bloom in the middle of the garden season.

Visitors get a glimpse into the kitchen of international breeding and assortment renewal. Because the producers of these new plants are also present, the chain partners can immediately put together their garden plant program for the coming season.

Garden Trials and Trade forms an inspiring commercial event in a period that plants are at their best.

Independent inspection

The KVBC will take care of the novelties as an autonomous partner. With this, this new event will immediately receive an independent quality boost.

Strong cooperation

Garden Trials and Trade is an initiative of the Greenport Business Center (GBC) and the Stichting Vakbeurs voor de Boomkwekerij (SVB). Both organizations simultaneously identified the need for a tree nursery event where innovation and trade are central. They were looking for each other and the collaboration was born. As an organizer of Plantarium, the SVB has extensive experience in successfully organizing trade fairs. The GBC aims to develop and stimulate commercial initiatives that contribute to the innovative strength of the sector. ,, A nice combination to put this new event powerfully. New energy and trusted forces come together. For that reason, the well-known trade name ‘by Plantarium’ has been added to the logo, “says Jos van Lint, who takes care of the day-to-day organization.


The organization starts informing potential participants and preparing for this event. More information about the event or about participation can be found on or via tel +31 (0) 172-235400. You can also register for the novelties inspection via the website of Garden Trials and Trade and until May 31 2018.

Click here for more information about registering the novelties.