Show Season

Over the next 2 months we will attend the following shows in our neighbouring countries and we would be more than happy to bring your pre-order along for pickup at the show:

  • Orchideeënshow Orchideeën Vereniging Brabant Zuid Oost from 2-4 March, Beek en Donk, Netherlands.
    Pre-orders for plants and RAIN MIX® for the show in Beek en Donk are accepted until February 27th.
     
  • Orchidées Paris 2018 from 23-25 March, Paris, France 
    Pre-orders for plants and RAIN MIX® for the show in Paris are accepted until March 20th.
     
  • RHS Orchid Show & Plant Fair from 6–7 April, London, United Kingdom 
    Pre-orders for plants and RAIN MIX® for the show in London are accepted until April 3rd.
     
  • L'Orchidee - 13e exposition internationale from 13–16 April, Strasbourg, France 
    Pre-orders for plants and RAIN MIX® for the show in Strasbourg are accepted until April 10th.

 

Orchitime®: Spring is the best period to repot your orchids!

Although we repot all year long due to the amount of plants we grow, the beginning of spring is by far the best time of the year to repot your orchids and what better to use than our Orchitime® bark!


Orchitime® bark is a high quality steamed bark free of weeds and insects which is sourced in southern Europe (as opposed to similar bark that is transported from the other side of the world, after all we have to consider our ecological footprint!) and available in 2 sizes: 8-10 mm and 12-20 mm at a very competitive price.

In our greenhouse we use the Orchitime® 8-10 mm bark for most of our Dendrobiums, Draculas, Gongoras, Masdevallias, Paphiopedilums, Phalaenopsis, Phragmipediums, Sarcochilus and Stanhopeas and the Orchitime® 12-20 mm bark especially for Barkerias, Brassias, Cattleyas, Cymbidiums, Tolumnias, and Vandas. 
A general golden rule for us is to look at root thickness: for fine roots use the 8-10 mm size, for thick roots use the 12-20 mm size.

Since last year we've abandoned our famous 3-MIX potting substrate (bark, charcoal and sphagnum moss) in favour of our new bark and have started repotting all our plants using Orchitime® with excellent results.

And because you only want the best for your plants, remember to give them RAIN MIX® as well!


PS: For those of you feeling nostalgic and in need to recreate our 3-MIX, our 'secret' family recipe of 3-MIX was as follows:

  • 80 litres of bark
  • 1 kilo of charcoal
  • 150 grams of sphagnum moss
  • 200 grams of seaweed lime

(most of these ingredients can be bought in our webshop)
 

Shipments

Due to the cold weather all plant shipments are suspended for the time being.

We do have a habit of including a 72-hour heat pack free of charge during colder weather when needed, but with the current low temperatures we do hope you understand that delaying shipment is the best option for the wellbeing of your plants.

According to the Belgian meteorological service it would seem that nighttime temperatures will remain below 0° C for the next 2 weeks.
Shipments without plants containing RAIN MIX®, Orchitime® or other potting materials can of course be sent without problems!

 

Orchid Events

We will be attending the following orchid shows and events:
 
  • Orchideeënshow Orchideeën Vereniging Brabant Zuid Oost
    2-4 March, 2018
    Beek en Donk, Netherlands
  • Orchidées Paris 2018
    23-25 March, 2018
    Paris, France
  • RHS Orchid Show & Plant Fair
    6–7 April, 2018
    London, United Kingdom
  • L'Orchidee - 13e exposition internationale
    13–16 April, 2018
    Strasbourg, France
  • Orchidays 2018
    19-21 May, 2018
    Binche, Belgium
  • Open Nursery Week
    28 May-3 June, 2018
    Schoten, Belgium
  • British Orchid Show and Congresss 2018
    2-4 November, 2018
    Radstock, United Kingdom
 
 
 
 

(Public) Holidays

We will be closed on the following public holidays:
 
  • 10 May, 2018 (Ascencion day)
  • 31 May & 1 June, 2018
  • 21 July, 2018 (Independence day)
  • 1 November, 2018 (All Saints' Day)