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Flower markets that can lift the spirit

Flower markets that can lift the spirit

People love flowers for their beauty, and they are a favourite subject for artists and poets. Monet’s water lilies, Van Gogh’s sunflowers and Wordsworth’s...

Beekenkamp, Syngenta Combine Poinsettia Portfolios

Beekenkamp Plants and Syngenta Flowers LLC recently announced a partnership that brings together their poinsettia portfolios and supply chain in time for the 2019...
PMA Appoints New Regional VP

PMA Appoints New Regional VP

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has appointed Anouk Sijmonsma as regional vice president for Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia/New Zealand. Based in Antwerp, Belgium,...
One of Canada’s largest cannabis companies is surging after getting approval to export new products to Germany (TLRY)

One of Canada’s largest cannabis companies is surging after getting approval to export new...

David McNew/Getty Tilray , one of Canada's largest cannabis companies, surged on Thursday after the company announced it had received regulatory clearance to export...
San Antonio students seek patent to keep flowers blooming

San Antonio students seek patent to keep flowers blooming

1 of 9A comparison chart is shown for bacterial growth rates as Hannah Taylor and Ashley WalkerPhoto: Tom Reel /Staff photographer 2 of 9Hannah...
Plant Subscription Boxes You'll Love (Thanks, 2018)

Plant Subscription Boxes You’ll Love (Thanks, 2018)

Just because summer's almost over doesn't mean our indoor greenery needs to go into hibernation mode. Houseplants and floral bouquets add a pop of...
FLORALIFE® offers Flower Food for Thought

FLORALIFE® offers Flower Food for Thought

New FLORALIFE ® “Flower Food for Thought” packet designs inspire consumers to engage with their floral purchases. The new program also educates and imparts...
How to Care for Succulents (And Not Kill Them): 9 Plant-Care Tips

How to Care for Succulents (And Not Kill Them): 9 Plant-Care Tips

Don't underestimate the power of that succulent in your living room. "We believe part of the satisfaction of living with indoor plants is in...
SAF Weighs In On The Proper Regulation of Pesticides

SAF Weighs In On The Proper Regulation of Pesticides

In response to a recent decision handed down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, SAF...
White Castle launches plant-based Impossible Slider nationwide

White Castle launches plant-based Impossible Slider nationwide

White Castle is known for many things, but serving up healthy fruits and vegetables is not necessarily one of them. But that’s changing, when...
Watch Plants Light Up When They Get Attacked

Watch Plants Light Up When They Get Attacked

Plants have no eyes, no ears, no mouth and no hands. They do not have a brain or a nervous system. Muscles? Forget them....

Establishing Labor Principles for Farm Workers

In July, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and the United Fresh Produce Association jointly unveiled the “Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices,” a framework...
Kilauea Volcano Eruption and Damage

Kilauea Volcano Eruption and Damage

On the Big Island of Hawaii, Kilauea volcano has been active since 1983, but on May 3 of this year, accompanied by more than...
Star Valley Flowers Draws A Record-Breaking Crowd

Star Valley Flowers Draws A Record-Breaking Crowd

Photo by Kelleghan Productions Inc. The table was set for 200. That’s quite a table! Certified American Grown hosted a record-breaking crowd during this...
Have You Ordered Petal It Forward Flower Cards or T-Shirts?

Have You Ordered Petal It Forward Flower Cards or T-Shirts?

posted this photo on Facebook as a teaser for Alex Waldbart Florist’s Petal It Forward event last year. SAF provides members with template to...
Cannabis Cur.es markets flower power

Cannabis Cur.es markets flower power

Rochester-based company Navitas offers a variety of CBD products through its Cannabis Cur.es store at the Rochester Public Market. After stopping for a coffee...
Attachable sensors for monitoring plant growth

Attachable sensors for monitoring plant growth

The butterfly-shaped platform can be placed on top of plant leaves or stems. A team from Saudi Arabia has designed flexible, butterfly-shaped, attachable sensors...
Fall's a great time to plant trees and shrubs

Fall’s a great time to plant trees and shrubs

This undated photo shows a cedar tree in New Paltz, N.Y. A good nursery tree, such as the one shown that has been removed...
Manchester bombing: Parents of youngest victim reveal new rose to honour daughter

Manchester bombing: Parents of youngest victim reveal new rose to honour daughter

Saffie-Rose was among the 22 killed in the terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert on 22 May last year The parents of the...
In pics: Mallikghat flower market in Kolkata, India

In pics: Mallikghat flower market in Kolkata, India

Indian labors carry flowers at the Mallikghat wholesale flower market in Kolkata, India, on Sept. 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Tumpa Mondal) China World Business Culture Edu...
JUST’s plant-based eggs are coming to a grocery store near you

JUST’s plant-based eggs are coming to a grocery store near you

Vegans, rejoice! JUST’s sustainable egg alternative is set to arrive in stores this fall. The vegan foods company, formerly known as Hampton Creek ,...
Certified American Grown Leader to Serve on PMA’s Floral Council

Certified American Grown Leader to Serve on PMA’s Floral Council

Cronquist will serve on PMA’s Floral Council. Certified American Grown Administrator Kasey Cronquist has been selected to serve on the Produce Marketing Association’s 2018-19...
Mulkey’s Flowers & Gifts is all about family and great customer service

Mulkey’s Flowers & Gifts is all about family and great customer service

When Sharon Mulkey and her family noticed local flower shops were slowly being shuttered one by one, she decided to do something about it....
Atwater students developing work skills, one bouquet at a time

Atwater students developing work skills, one bouquet at a time

ATWATER, Calif. (KFSN) -- With a quick snip, Kathy Vargas is putting the finishing touches to her floral arrangement. In the classroom, the lessons...
Interflora promotes positive mental health with launch of mindful flower arranging kit

Interflora promotes positive mental health with launch of mindful flower arranging kit

Table with cut flowers and coffee cups at flower arranging workshop Interflora has teamed up with SANE, a leading UK mental health charity, to...

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Flower markets that can lift the spirit

Flower markets that can lift the spirit

People love flowers for their beauty, and they are a favourite subject for artists and poets. Monet’s water lilies, Van Gogh’s sunflowers and Wordsworth’s...