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Lifestyle brand Kolibri at the center of OK Plant during Orchid Inspiration Days
On Wednesday 7 June we will open the doors of our nursery during the Orchid Inspiration Days. For eight days, the company can be visited by exporters, wholesalers, garden centres, florists (chains) and retailers. All facets of the lifestyle brand Kolibri are highlighted: assortment, novelties, trends and special days offer. Moreover, the visitor sees the sustainable developments of the […]
Sustainable solution: LED lighting
In our greenhouses we strive for the best and most sustainable cultivation. For example, light plays an important role during cultivation, influencing the growth of our orchids. To optimally stimulate the growth process of our orchids, the orchids need more light during the winter months than nature offers during the winter season. To the […]
Sustainability in the nursery
With grower Rob through the greenhouse As a company, we take our responsibility and are committed to environmentally friendly and socially responsible solutions; we are constantly on the move. In the video below grower Rob explains what we do in the nursery to continue to develop in the field of sustainability. The New Growing […]
Successful open day Kolibri Company
Saturday 15 October was the day: the open day at Kolibri Company. We look back on a successful day with a lot of curious and enthusiastic visitors. Customers, neighbors, friends and families have spent the longest to discover the processes and departments in our nursery. In total we received about 400 visitors! With a Hummingbird […]
SAVE THE DATE | Look inside at Kolibri company
Open day Kolibri Company Are you coming to take a look at our orchid nursery? On Saturday 15 October 2022 from 9:00 to 14:00 we will open our doors for you. Walk us through the nursery and learn more about the process of the Kolibri Orchids. Grower Rob is happy to tell you his knowledge about the […]
Enjoy a bouquet of flowers for months? That is possible with our new Kolibri Bouquets. The Mono, Field and Jungle Bouquets have an inlay with a water reservoir. The plants provide themselves with water by means of a WaterWick, which is mounted in the breeding pot of the Kolbri Orchids and Kolibri Greens. A big advantage of […]
Looking back Orchid Inspiration Days 2022
“Increasing demand for total solutions on the shop floor” In June we opened our doors to the nursery during the seventh edition of the Orchid Inspiration Days. For this occasion, buyers from exporters, but also garden centers and florists (chains) visited OK Plant. As a sales department of OK Plant, we see the increasing demand for total solutions from the lifestyle brand Kolibri […]
Désiree in KAS Magazine
This week director Desiree Olsthoorn is featured in KAS Magazine. She talks about the challenges in government decisions that OK Plant and the sector have to deal with. “We are entrepreneurs and attach great importance to a good business climate”. Perspective can provide this, but that is currently lacking. Working together and making a fist on behalf of the horticultural sector is something […]
Fresh & wild
After a stressful corona period, we look forward to the summer days that bring us joy, connection and relief. It almost feels like we have a fresh start, in which we can enjoy 'normal life' carefree again. Worrying makes way for positivity and freedom. This freedom gives us the opportunity to develop innovative products in […]
Recording WOS 'How is the Atmosphere?'
Come and taste the atmosphere at OK Plant! OK Plant recorded an episode for WOS format 'How is the Atmosphere?' in collaboration with Westlandse Banen. Presenter Quinty van Koert came to work with us at the company for a day. Curious? Watch the full episode below.
Nomination Dutch Flower Award
We are proud to announce that we have been nominated for the Dutch Flower Award 2021 in the category 'plants'. The central theme this year is “Growth through innovation”, a topic we are committed to every day; experience, learn, adapt and move forward with full steam for the best possible joint result. We are looking very […]
OK Plant introduces Kolibri; the new lifestyle brand
During the Orchid Inspiration Days OK Plant launches the label Kolibri Company. An umbrella label of the consumer brands Kolibri Orchids, Kolibri Greens and Kolibri Home. A strategic step to market a strong consumer brand to the green specialist trade. For twelve years OK Plant has been selling 9 cm Phalaenopsis under the brand Little Kolibri […]
Visit OK Plant during the Orchid Inspiration Days 2021
It's almost time, after more than a year of no exhibitions, we have the first exhibition on the schedule again. From Tuesday 8 June to Friday 18 June we will open our showroom. As you are used to, we take you into the world of trends. Our premium Phalaenopsis, trendy green plants, decorative pots and home […]
Christmas presentation MORE Wholesale
For (Christmas) inspiration you can go to MEER Groothandel in the near future. Last month we renewed the presentation with our Christmas theme. The festive atmosphere is already well established! Would you also like such a radiant presentation in your store or cash & carry? Please contact our marketing department via email@example.com, then we can […]
Presentation in the GTC of Waterdrinker
Imagine yourself in fairytale atmospheres in the Waterdrinker Green Trade Center. The interior trends you will see this fall; velvet, deep dark purple and green colors and festive gold tones perfectly match our line of pots and accessories from our style trend Hotel Chic. Our Little Kolibri Orchids and green plants complete the luxurious atmosphere. Make your store […]
The first Kolibri pop-up store is reality
Our first Kolibri pop-up store is a fact! In this difficult time, OK Plant & Lunchsalon Appie are joining forces. In collaboration with Lunchsalon Appie, we have transformed the store into a plant mecca. You can find orchids, trendy green plants, matching decorative pots and stylish home accessories. This way you can easily make your […]
Complete your Christmas collection with our picks
It's that time of year again to fill your store with Christmas inspiration. This Christmas will be different from other years; we are all much more indoors. Even more reason to make it cozy at home. We have listed the best Christmas items for your store. We now also have the […]
Delicious brownie letter for Sinterklaas!
Hear who is knocking there… yes, yes. Also this year Sinterklaas has not forgotten the hard workers of OK Plant and he has brought a delicious package from Brownies&downieS 's-Gravenzande. All our employees have received a delicious brownie letter. At this time, we think it is important as a company to support both our employees and our fellow entrepreneurs.
Will you be inspired in our new showroom? In recent months we have restyled our showroom to the latest home and living trends. Take a journey through our style trends and discover the warm and robust of Ethnic to the chic and light of Luxury Living! New this year is the trend: Optimism, a living style […]
Customer Ready CC Trolley
We help you put together customer and clear CC carts to place directly in the store! Add extra atmosphere by means of our mood boards. Do you find it difficult to make a choice from our wide range? Choose a complete CC cart full of different decorative pots. We can also supply moodboads […]
NEW: Metal base
Create a playful effect with plants at different heights. These feet allow you to raise your plant so that it stands out even more!
MPS-Socially Qualified and MPS-GAP
We are proud owner of the MPS-Socially Qualified and MPS GAP certificate! Consumers are becoming increasingly critical when it comes to environmental friendliness and the origin of the product. As a company, we take our responsibility and are strongly committed to environmentally and socially responsible solutions; we are constantly on the move. By achieving MPS-GAP […]
New in our range: Rhipsalis 6cm! The Rhipsalis is an easy houseplant, which is available to everyone! This cheerful houseplant has a lot of diversity, this is especially reflected in the stems of the Rhipsalis! The plant is part of the Cactaceae (cactus family) and is native to Africa. These cute, cheerful and furry plants are available today in […]
NEW: Trend book 2020
There he is finally again! Our annual trend book is out! A catalog full of inspiration, trends and hip new ceramic lines. Would you like to receive the trend book digitally or hard copy? This can be requested via marketing@okplant.NL.
Discover our completely renewed range of ceramics. Due to our wide range, there is a choice for everyone.
NEW: Schefflera on stem
New in our range: Schefflera on a stem! This beautiful and graceful houseplant prefers a light spot, without too much direct sunlight. Scheffleras have typical foliage. This houseplant owes its Dutch name to this, namely the Finger Tree. In English, the plant is also called the Umbrella tree. This variety is grown in a […]
OK Plant 30 years
Hooray, OK Plant is 30 years old. Saturday 2 May 2020 we celebrated the 30th anniversary of OK Plant. 'When we started our garden on the Kade van Ras in De Lier on 2 May 1990, we did everything ourselves. OK Plant has now grown into a modern nursery of green and flowering plants. Fortunately, […]
New trailer for OK Plant
Our green and blooming products now travel in style throughout the Netherlands! Last week the men of Tiptop Reclame worked hard on stickering our new trailer from De Winter Logistics. View here 👇🏻 the making of of our new addition. This video was made by De Winter Video Productions.
First shop-in-shop with Little Kolibri Orchids & Little Lizard Greens
Our first shop-in-shop is a fact! Garden Center Leurs now has an atmospheric corner of 18 square meters with Little Kolibri Orchids, Little Lizard Greens, repotting and accessories. What a super cool new project and what an honor that our products have been given their own place in this beautiful garden center!
New advertising canvas at RKVV Westlandia
Have you seen the new OK Plant canvas hanging at RKVV Westlandia? Owner Rob Olsthoorn is proud of his football club Westlandia and supports them. In addition to being a shirt sponsor, OK Plant also contributes to the first team and the youth department by providing enough equipment to achieve the highest possible amateur level.
We offer our customers the option of choosing sustainable packaging. The 'Little Kolibri Orchids' are packed in a recyclable cardboard box and in this way no tray or cover is needed anymore. An effective saving on unnecessary plastic! The packaging has been developed in collaboration with our supplier Argos.
No less than 950 solar panels
Starting this week, we will be producing our own sustainable energy. This means that OK Plant is another step further in making the company more sustainable. With these 950 solar panels we can provide power to no fewer than eighty households!
MPS-Socially Qualified certificate
OK Plant is proud owner of the MPS-Socially Qualified certificate! Good working conditions play an important role for many traders and consumers. People are becoming increasingly critical when it comes to cultivation methods and origin of the product within floriculture. In addition, the focus is increasingly on the social aspects of business operations. The certificate is based on […]
Looking back: Trade Fair Aalsmeer 2019
Over the past three days, OK Plant has surprised its customers with a completely renewed exhibition stand. Our new ceramic lines were on display at the stand. In addition to this renewed line, we have chosen to show more of our range. Did you know, for example, that we have expanded our range with 'Little Lizard Greens'. […]
Green up your Home 'Gift set'
Choose from no less than 8 complete 'Gift sets'. The 'Gift set' consists of a tray with an orchid (9 cm) from the collection of Little Kolibri Orchids, two green house plants (6 and 9 cm) from the collection 'Little Lizard Greens', combined with decorative pots and an accessory. The 'Gift set' is perfect as table decoration and […]
Rob & Desiree Olsthoorn cycle 500 km for GEF Kenya
From 17 to 27 October 2019, Rob & Desiree Olsthoorn cycled the GEF Kenya Classic. The GEF Kenya Classic 2019 is an adventure cycling tour. They started this fantastic adventure in Tanzania together with 80 other participants. In 7 days they have covered more than 500 kilometers with never a dull moment. […]
Proud shirt sponsor of RKVV Westlandia Saturday 4
OK Plant is proud shirt sponsor of RKVV Westlandia Saturday 4! Our salesman Tom has been playing ball at his club for years and will be seen next season, with his team, in this beautiful shirt. We wish the men of this team the best of luck next season.
The start of our new sorting and delivery system
In the coming period, our current sorting and delivery buffer will be renewed. The aim of the new system is to further increase flexibility and further improve the quality of work for our employees, thus meeting the highest standard. The new system is designed in such a way that further automation is easily possible. In this way, […]
Sustainability label 'On the way to PlanetProof'
OK Plant is the proud owner of the sustainability label 'On the way to PlanetProof'. As of 2019, 'On the way to PlanetProof' is the new and international name for Milieukeur agro/food products. It is an independent sustainability label for, among other things, fruit and vegetables, flowers, plants and flower bulbs. It proves that you are buying a product that is more durable […]
Orchid Inspiration Days 2019
To inspire and continue to surprise customers and end customers. That is something we are continuously working on at OK Plant. The Orchid Inspiration Days in June are a great opportunity every year to show what we have to offer. We are still reminiscing about this successful home fair. Do you enjoy with us […]
Introduction of the store concept 'Green up your home'
OK Plant introduces a new store concept in which Little Kolibri Orchids is combined with small green house plants and decorative pots. These small green houseplants are released under the brand 'Little Lizard Greens' and are introduced under the name 'Green up your home'. This new store concept connects to the latest trends, inspires the consumer and […]
New brand: Little Lizard Greens
Meet our new brand 'Little Lizard Greens' launched. This brand includes several different types of green plants such as sanseverias, succulents and scheffleras. We have our new Little Lizard Greens available in 6 cm & 9 cm pot sizes. In addition to offering these Little Lizard Greens as a bare product, we also offer them […]
Work award nominations
At OK Plant we try to set the trend with our range and to create added value for the customer. As a result, we are constantly looking for new opportunities and we are aware of the latest trends and developments. OK Plant tackles opportunities in a creative way. That is also […]
Free greenhouse for BoereGoed
Since 2018, OK Plant has made a greenhouse available free of charge for the 'BoereGoed' project. A foundation that is committed to people with a disadvantage on the labor market or who can use any guidance. The greenhouse, which we have made available, is a place where people can meet. They can also work together here and […]