International Specialist Nursery Days Bingerden

At the International Specialist Nursery Days at Bingerden, plants get VIP treatment! Nurseries bring a staggering choice of rare and unusual collections. The show is staged in historic gardens. Each year a main theme is chosen for the show, twice a day there are talks relating to this theme given by well-known garden experts. But most importantly, you can browse through all the plants for sale and fill bag after bag with treasures, which you can park in the "plant parking" until you are ready to go home. A day at Bingerden is a must for every garden enthusiast. If you have not gardened before we are confident that you will start when you have visited our International Specialist Nursery Days!
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The program 2018

In 2018 the theme will be «Places». The place of origin of a plant, what is the best place in the garden, where do you go to find special plants, which garden is worth a visit. Everything that has to do with location! 

Friday 15th June

11:00-12:00 Fedde Jorritsma, LocalWist, on compost 
14.00-15.00 Presentation of 2018 awards 
15.00-16.00 Jan Rudolph de Lorm, director Singer Museum, Laren with the exhibition "Geschilderde tuinen" and Harriet Stoop-de Meester, art historian, talks about the newly designed museum garden by Piet Oudolf. 
16.00-17.00 Manfred Lucenz en Klaus Bender, "Garten als Lebensraum" 

Saterday June 16th

11.00-12.00 Wankja Ferguson, "Wild Bees, Butterflies, caring for Biodiversity and a Beautifull garden, a new challange". Wankja will first give an introduction and then take you for a tour around the parc. 
13.00-14.00 Renske Ek, curator botanical garden Paleis het Loo, Apeldoorn
16:00-1700 "Goede Compost voor een gezonde tuin" with Janneke Tops (workshop near the compost heap)

Sunday 17th June

10.30-11.30 "Goede Compost voor een gezonde tuin" with Janneke Tops (workshop near the compost heap)
11.30-12.30 Vera Greutink, author and garden designer, talks about permaculture and the edible (forest)garden "Permacultuur en de eetbare bostuin"
13.00 Auction of exclusive and rare plants with judges Ward van Teylingen and Romke van de Kaa.
14.30-15.30 "Goede Compost voor een gezonde tuin" with Janneke Tops (workshop near the compost heap)

Daily walks and demonstrations 

  • Wankja Ferguson will give an tour around the parc and talks about wild bees and butterflies. Saterday at 11 am first an introduction in English at the 'Koetshuis', other days and times only the tour will be given in Dutch. 
  • Harmien Haan and Krista Boots are ready to tell you more about healthy food at the Food festival grounds (Dutch)
The tours will be announced on the day and will take place in small groups.
Meeting point at the info stand.


The "Collection of Bingerden 2018" on the Plant Theatre: In the middle of the courtyard at Bingerden many plants will be star actors in the Plant Theatre! Here the visitors will see some of the interesting plants that are present at this year's show. All the plants will be clearly marked with the name of the nursery and stand number. The plants for the auction on Sunday will also be shown here.

Food Festival in the kitchen garden


Exhibitors 2018


Awards International Nursery Days

Bingerden 2018


De Eugénie van Weede Prijs

Pépinière du Vent Val & Bonnivers


De Nieuwe Tuin


Pépinière du Vent Val & Bonnivers
Kwekerij De Werkplaats
Rozenkwekerij de Bierkreek
Bruno Vloeberghs
Nijssen Bulbs Heemstede


Kwekerij Marcel de Wagt
Alderhandt Pelargoniums
Dirk de Winter Ontwerp Kwekerij de Morgen /
New Generation Plants
FDN Böttcher
Tuingoed Foltz
Groene Takken
Tuinvarenkwekerij van Driel
Fransen Hostas


Plant of the Show

Nelumbo ‘Prins van Hummelo’

Food Festival Prijs

Wijngoed Montferland
Krista Boots Kookworkshops