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Plants Are Communicating With Each Other Using Underground Signals

Plants Are Communicating With Each Other Using Underground Signals

What are these corn seedlings whispering to each other underground? Plants are more sensitive than they might seem. Although they stay in one...
US (TX): Fern grower gains 15% productivity with LEDs

US (TX): Fern grower gains 15% productivity with LEDs

Casa Flora: Casa Flora was founded in 1966 by Naud Burnett II, a Dallas, Texas landscape architect who started growing his own ferns...
EU grown plants banned from Chelsea Flower Show

EU grown plants banned from Chelsea Flower Show

to keep germ-ridden slugs out of UK As the much-loved British show draws ever-closer, furious officials from the Royal Horticultural Society have called...
Royal wedding inspires Greenwich designer’s floral fascinators

Royal wedding inspires Greenwich designer’s floral fascinators

They can be showy or simple, tower above the pate or rest serenely across those locks. When made with nature’s blooms and blossoms,...

Chicago Floral Show

The World Floral Expo took place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center of Rosemont near Chicago, Illinois. The World Floral Expo took...
Certified American Grown Flower Farm Named ‘American Small Business Champion’

Certified American Grown Flower Farm Named ‘American Small Business Champion’

Flower farmer Rita Jo Shoultz of Alaska Perfect Peony has been recognized before for her efforts to improve her industry and community. In...
Meet the American Grown Flowers Month Merchandising Contest Judges

Meet the American Grown Flowers Month Merchandising Contest Judges

April showers will bring July’s joy as America celebrates American Grown Flowers Month to recognize the economic and cultural impact of cut flower...
Flower Hill's 'Growing Kindness In Sunshine' shines a light on giving back

Flower Hill’s ‘Growing Kindness In Sunshine’ shines a light on giving back

A Feeding San Diego garden planted at Flower Hill Promenade as part of the "Growing Kindness in Sunshine" program. (Karen Billing) Flower Hill...
This popular online florist offers more than 100 fresh bouquets for Mother's Day — here are the best ones

This popular online florist offers more than 100 fresh bouquets for Mother’s Day —...

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Protea News: April’s Articles and Blogs of Interest from Around the World

Protea News: April’s Articles and Blogs of Interest from Around the World

South African proteas are all the rage at overseas weddings - last year we exported 3.4 million to keep up with demand South...
New Guinea Impatiens: Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus (INSV)

New Guinea Impatiens: Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus (INSV)

Stunted plants and distorted leaves with dark green to black blotches, dark streaks, and necrotic concentric rings were observed on New Guinea impatiens...

Across China: Chinese florists’ growing IPR awareness

KUNMING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- After three decades in the flower business, Yang Yuyong even has a variety of Chinese rose named after...

Tenacity: How We’re Breaking Ground at the New Farm

Spring has brought a blend of great progress and heartbreaking setbacks. Not only has the weather been some of the worst on record,...
Celebrating Spring in Skagit Valley

Celebrating Spring in Skagit Valley

Spring has sprung here at Floret and the harvest of late daffodils and early tulips is in full swing. After so many gray...
Why you should plant flowers alongside vegetables

Why you should plant flowers alongside vegetables

CC BY 2.0 Selena N.B.H. Flowers have a remarkable ability to keep your veggie crop strong and healthy. Here's what you need to...
Spain: Over 7 million roses expected to be sold this Sant Jordi

Spain: Over 7 million roses expected to be sold this Sant Jordi

Last Friday, Mercabarna-flor presented the prospects for the marketing of roses this Sant Jordi in an event chaired by the Councillor for Business,...
Demand for Edible Flowers Across D.C. Just Keeps Growing

Demand for Edible Flowers Across D.C. Just Keeps Growing

Edible flowers and microgreens are appearing in more dishes and drinks throughout the area these days, cropping up everywhere from Michelin-starred restaurants such...
Genetically modified plant may boost supply of a powerful malaria drug

Genetically modified plant may boost supply of a powerful malaria drug

GREEN MEDICINE Derived from sweet wormwood plants, the antimalarial compound artemisinin usually composes 0.1 to 1 percent of the dry weight of the...
Florists Struggle with Messaging, Timing of International Women’s Day

Florists Struggle with Messaging, Timing of International Women’s Day

Source: SAF 2018 Women’s Day & Easter/Passover Surveyed April 8 to 2,939 retailers. 5.9 percent response rate. In many ways, International Women’s Day...
Facing extinction, Lassics lupine flower listed as endangered species in California

Facing extinction, Lassics lupine flower listed as endangered species in California

The Lassics lupine wildflower found only in two colonies in Humboldt County and Trinity County was approved to be listed as an endangered...
Long for a lavender plant? Chicago Botanic Garden has tested a few for cold-weather hardiness

Long for a lavender plant? Chicago Botanic Garden has tested a few for cold-weather...

The lavender variety Phenomenal. The deep freeze of early winter has left my lavender plant truly bedraggled. The slender gray leaves are drooping,...
Entrepreneur blossoms in Zionsville business

Entrepreneur blossoms in Zionsville business

Jarred Meeks I Times Sentinel BUDDING BUSINESS : From Buds to Blooms plans to serve Zionsville Flower Company customers for the remainder of...

Organic botanist looks for a garden

Imagine acres of roses, peony’s, daylilies, mints, phlox, sunflowers, dahlias and hostas verdant green, swaying in the breeze, spliced with weaving stone paths,...
India: Anantapur farmers smell profits from floriculture

India: Anantapur farmers smell profits from floriculture

Floriculture is a new trend that is catching on in Anantapur district, one of the backward districts in the State and which also...
TAPKIT: 500m2 self-assembly hydroponic greenhouse

TAPKIT: 500m2 self-assembly hydroponic greenhouse

After many years of specializing in large commercial-size hydroponic systems world-wide, TAP is launching the TAPKIT. The TAPKIT is a 500 m 2 hydroponic...

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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 ....