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Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

Sue Lauer of Midway Garden Center in Pittston with a Bonanza Gold Barberry.cv20barberry6DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE Bonanza Gold Barberry. cv20barberry5 DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE Image Gallery...
On Gardening: Sun Parasol mandevillas celebrate 15 years of stunning tropical flower color

On Gardening: Sun Parasol mandevillas celebrate 15 years of stunning tropical flower color

Hide caption By Norman Winter / Tribune News Service Fifteen years ago, the Sun Parasol mandevilla made its debut in the country and those...
Instagrammers are in love with one self-taught florist

Instagrammers are in love with one self-taught florist

Holly Chapple lays out and inspects each flower that goes into a bridal bouquet while working in her floral design studio in Loudoun County,...
Flower farmers pulling up stakes in Denton

Flower farmers pulling up stakes in Denton

A Denton Community Market patron stops to speak with Marie Denoon and Eli Hernandez of Rainbow Sprinkles Farm, a local microfarm that grows flowers...
California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.

California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.

Matthew Garner is one of the California Conservation Corps workers restoring a floodplain in Modesto, Calif. MODESTO, Calif. — For years, there has been...
In Pictures: Floral displays at Singapore Garden Festival

In Pictures: Floral displays at Singapore Garden Festival

The Singapore Garden Festival returns on July 21 with more than 70 garden and floral displays. The biennial festival’s seventh edition stretches across the...
Major Local Floral Employer Closes

Major Local Floral Employer Closes

Video BOLIVAR, Mo -- Teter's Floral Products Inc. announced this week that they would be closing their doors permanently. Now, hundreds of jobs potentially...
New experiences bloom during flower arrangement, farm visit

New experiences bloom during flower arrangement, farm visit

Courtesy Photo | Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents and local Japanese pose for a photo... read more MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI,...
Pesticide Registration Program Takes A Step Forward

Pesticide Registration Program Takes A Step Forward

The Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) was recently approved by the Senate. PRIA reauthorizes and improves the law that governs the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
Goth Succulents Are A Trend That Every Loving Plant Parent Can Get Behind

Goth Succulents Are A Trend That Every Loving Plant Parent Can Get Behind

In an era when the most popular home accessories are green and bursting with life, it is fun to see when something dares to...
Rice plants evolve to adapt to flooding

Rice plants evolve to adapt to flooding

Temporal morphological changes of rice in deepwater conditions. Credit: Takeshi Kuroha, Keisuke Nagai, and Motoyuki Ashikari Rice varieties known as "deepwater rice " have...
New Plants and Bulbs for Fall

New Plants and Bulbs for Fall

Among the great pleasures of the nursery business is discovering new and unfamiliar plant varieties. These can be plants that are new to the...
“The missing link in the organic production“

“The missing link in the organic production“

Growing organic asks not only for a different, more natural way of thinking, but also for certain adjusted products, suited for this type of...
Rambling rose

Rambling rose

Connie Hilker uses her garden to collect and preserve antique rose varieties in danger of being lost. The Cotton Candy variety shown here was...

Every Wedding Florist, Baker Will Love What Kavanaugh Said About Religious Freedom

U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice, is under heavy criticism from those...
U.S. Producer Prices Rose in June

U.S. Producer Prices Rose in June

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Recognizing others but not yourself: New insights into the evolution of plant mating

Recognizing others but not yourself: New insights into the evolution of plant mating

IMAGE: In plants such as snapdragons the stigma contains a toxin that stops pollen growth. Pollen in turn produces antidotes to all toxins except...
IRI Adds New Floral Data to Store Perimeter Offer

IRI Adds New Floral Data to Store Perimeter Offer

In the US, consumer audience creation and data giant IRI is integrating 'floral department' data into its store perimeter market measurement service, which currently...
Celebrate American Flowers Week 2018!

Celebrate American Flowers Week 2018!

This month in Washington, D.C., on June 29th, 2018 Flower Duet will join fabulous floral designers and farmers to educate, inspire and help connect...
Put a Flower on It: The Art of Crafting Cocktails With Edible Flowers

Put a Flower on It: The Art of Crafting Cocktails With Edible Flowers

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US (NJ): Flower grower adds 4.4 ha retractable roof greenhouse

US (NJ): Flower grower adds 4.4 ha retractable roof greenhouse

George Lucas says “it all began with my wife Louise in April of 1979 with a goal to reach 1 acre (0.5ha) of poly...
Plant breeders balance shared innovation, revenue

Plant breeders balance shared innovation, revenue

IMAGE: Carrot Breeder Philipp Simon (USDA-ARS, Madison WI) and graduate student Charlene Grahn explain their selection for stronger and more vigorous tops to...
Florists Just Killed Louisiana's Effort at Eliminating Florist Licenses

Florists Just Killed Louisiana’s Effort at Eliminating Florist Licenses

Ralf Hirschberger/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom Louisiana is the only state to require a license for cutting, arranging, and selling flowers. State senators in Louisiana just blocked...
I Bought a Fiddle-leaf Fig From the New Amazon Plants Store

I Bought a Fiddle-leaf Fig From the New Amazon Plants Store

Not my actual fiddle-leaf fig tree. Photo: De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images As you may have heard, Amazon sells plants now ....
Blooms by Wildwood Market offers flower arrangements, gifts with a local touch just in time for Mother’s Day

Blooms by Wildwood Market offers flower arrangements, gifts with a local touch just in...

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Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

Sue Lauer of Midway Garden Center in Pittston with a Bonanza Gold Barberry.cv20barberry6DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE Bonanza Gold Barberry. cv20barberry5 DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE Image Gallery...