Sunday 18 February saw the opening of the new premises next to the present Waterdrinker head office. In an area of 25,000 m2, hundreds of growers and breeders present their novelties and specialties in a shop-in-shop concept, including: 9,000 different houseplants and garden plants, 300 different orchids, hundreds of different flowers in cooperation with Dobbeflowers […]
About Ben Boon
Ben Boon comes from a real growers’ family. He grew up in the Westland region, which is known in the Netherlands as the Glass City on account of its many greenhouses. He studied technology at an institute of technology and marketing at the Dutch Marketing Institute NIMA. In 1984 he chose a profession in greenhouse construction. Ben works as a partner for Thermoflor; he is sales manager. He is married and has three children. Among his interests and hobbies are architecture, retail, reading, cycling and working.
You're always welcome to contact him on email@example.com.
Entries by Ben Boon
On 14 March, garden centre Coppelmans in the Dutch town of Nuenen will be opening its impressive new premises. Laminated pine trusses and columns make for a natural experience at the very entrance to the building. Striking design choices that enhance the atmosphere and are becoming ever more popular. Ben Boon: “Wood is chosen […]
Over the last few months a lot of hard work has been carried out on the construction, and now on what was initially just a bare construction site in Aalsmeer there stands a large part of the new premises. The new Green Trade Center will shortly house the largest product range in Europe: 10,000 […]
A holiday resort in the province of Gelderland (Eiland van Maurik) will no longer allow its guests’ holiday enjoyment to be affected by the changeable Dutch weather. This summer the resort built a special new swimming pool, where, regardless of the weather, guests can swim ‘indoors’ throughout the year with an ‘outdoor’ feel. The […]
By chance the Dutchman Chris van der Velde discovered a carnivorous plant that attracts and devours mosquitos and fruit flies. This has led to tremendous orders for the plants from garden centres all over the world. The carnivorous plants grow in a terrarium with a lamp that attracts the insects. The combination of the Venus […]