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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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Plant, patch the lawn, "refresh" the flowers: This Weekend in the Garden

Plant, patch the lawn, “refresh” the flowers: This Weekend in the Garden

Early fall is one of the two best times of year to plant new plants. ( Fall really is for planting The next six...
Ten Flowers that Smell Delicious

Ten Flowers that Smell Delicious

Sure, we’ll admit it: Ranking the best-smelling flowers is extremely subjective — much like ranking Justin Bieber’s top hits. It’s tough sledding… But at...
Enrollment numbers more than double for Northern's Medicinal Plant Chemistry major

Enrollment numbers more than double for Northern’s Medicinal Plant Chemistry major

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - "I always had a strong passion for cannabis and what it all stands for, how it can help people," explained...
ONE GARDENER TO ANOTHER: Cream of the house plant crop

ONE GARDENER TO ANOTHER: Cream of the house plant crop

The snake plant can endure neglect for weeks at a time and its long sword-like leaves will still look fresh. Courtesy photo I buy...
Retailers seek clarity on selling cannabis plant products

Retailers seek clarity on selling cannabis plant products

Clarence Laub stands on the edge of his hemp field outside Elgin, talking to attendees of a state hosted crop tour about the plant...
Five elite athletes who thrive on a plant-based diet – in soccer, tennis, ice hockey, bodybuilding and mixed martial arts

Five elite athletes who thrive on a plant-based diet – in soccer, tennis, ice...

When the Boston Bruins ice hockey team takes on the Calgary Flames for two games in China (Shenzhen on September 15 and Beijing on...
When to plant bulbs in the fall? Science, nature offer clues

When to plant bulbs in the fall? Science, nature offer clues

To ensure that bulbs planted in the fall will bloom in early spring, timing is important. Plant too soon and the bulbs might rot...
Thanksgiving Flower Arrangement Ideas

Thanksgiving Flower Arrangement Ideas

Thanksgiving is all about family, friends, and bringing back recipes like ambrosia and scalloped potatoes that have otherwise disappeared from the American palette. The...
This Lowcountry plant can kill cows, pigs and your kids. It makes noise while it does it

This Lowcountry plant can kill cows, pigs and your kids. It makes noise while...

Native to Africa and Asia, showy rattlebox (Crotalaria spectabilis) is a strikingly beautiful plant with waxy, green leaves and tall stems of large, yellow...
Missouri Startup Aims to Add Fragrance to Flowers

Missouri Startup Aims to Add Fragrance to Flowers

Watch any consumer interact with flowers. Invariably, he or she will bend down to smell the blossoms. But unless the bunch includes lilies, garden...
Got Milk? Or Was That Really a Plant Beverage?

Got Milk? Or Was That Really a Plant Beverage?

Consumption of plant-based milks has risen fast, while sales of cow’s milk, top, has fallen. Some alternative milks are made with, from bottom, quinoa,...
Florist Holland and HilverdaKooij merge

Florist Holland and HilverdaKooij merge

Both companies are from De Kwakel, the Netherlands, and have been active in breeding and propagation for more than 40 years. Subscribe Press Release...
Wish Farms planning a Plant City corporate headquarters with distinctive, whimsical touches

Wish Farms planning a Plant City corporate headquarters with distinctive, whimsical touches

Plant City's Wish Farms will locate a new corporate headquarters, warehouse and berry-processing operation and organic blueberry field along the Interstate 4 frontage road...
Foraged And Local Three Day Workshop

Foraged And Local Three Day Workshop

Francoise Weeks will be teaching Botanical Couture and Woodland Floral Design in Seattle for the first time A three-day floral design workshop Hosted by...

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