Thursday, November 15, 2018
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...
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 ....
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...
You can give Colombian flowers to your sweetheart guilt-free

You can give Colombian flowers to your sweetheart guilt-free

A worker prepares roses for packing ahead of Valentine’s Day at a flower plantation in Tabio, Colombia, on Feb. 1. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images) Walker...
Study finds key to plant growth control mechanism

Study finds key to plant growth control mechanism

Daniel Szymanski used the model plant Arabidopsis (in his hand) to map the complex pathways that control plant cell shape. The findings may be...
Pick From One of Two Design Classes with Debi Lilly

Pick From One of Two Design Classes with Debi Lilly

The American Grown Field to Vase Dinner at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California, may be sold out, but all is not lost!...
Yarrow: A common flower and healing herb

Yarrow: A common flower and healing herb

Yarrow is a popular native plant found throughout the Southwest. Courtesy photo Achillea millefolium, also known as common yarrow, is a popular native plant...
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...
Nebraska’s Center for Plant Science Innovation is Transforming Agriculture

Nebraska’s Center for Plant Science Innovation is Transforming Agriculture

Tom Clemente looks in on Lili Hou, Post-Doc Research Associate in the Center for Plant Science Innovation. Tom Clemente lab in Beadle Center. March...
Carlsbad Flower Fields open Thursday

Carlsbad Flower Fields open Thursday

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in the spring of 2017. CARLSBAD, Calif. — The Flower Fields in Carlsbad will officially open to the...
Global Ornamental Peony Market 2018: Arcieri’s Peonies, Kennicott, Adelman Peony Gardens, Castle Hayne Farms

Global Ornamental Peony Market 2018: Arcieri’s Peonies, Kennicott, Adelman Peony Gardens, Castle Hayne Farms

Ornamental Peony Market An up-to-date research has been disclosed by QY Research Group highlighting the Global Ornamental Peony segment. The report deep dives into...
How an Ecuadorian rose makes the journey to your American sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

How an Ecuadorian rose makes the journey to your American sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

Long before buyers scramble to grab that last bunch of roses at the grocery store or flower shop first thing on Wednesday morning, Denver’s...
Know Your Farmer: The Fresh Herb Co. Is a Growing Concern in Longmont

Know Your Farmer: The Fresh Herb Co. Is a Growing Concern in Longmont

Fresh Herb Co. in Longmont specializes in ornamental flowers. Peony season will be over soon, but for Chet and Kristy Anderson of Fresh Herb...
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch to Open for 2018 Season

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch to Open for 2018 Season

Bright blooms at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, as they appeared in March 2014. Let the bursts of beautiful blooms come forth: the...

Arne M. Thirup

Arne M. Thirup, the former President of Pajaro Valley Greenhouses, Inc., died peacefully on February 21, 2018 at the age of 90, surrounded by...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Hemp — pilot to profit: Plant related to marijuana has big potential

Hemp — pilot to profit: Plant related to marijuana has big potential

Twenty South Carolina farms are involved in a pilot project growing industrial hemp. This field is in Marion at Baxley Farms. Three Orangeburg County...
Washington Post Highlights Challenges and Potential of Floral Industry Workforce

Washington Post Highlights Challenges and Potential of Floral Industry Workforce

In an Aug. 5 story, The Washington Post detailed efforts to attract younger workers into horticulture fields. A major national newspaper recently highlighted the...
Extreme ultraviolet radiation causes plant sterility, UC Berkeley study finds

Extreme ultraviolet radiation causes plant sterility, UC Berkeley study finds

Deserts among many biodiversity “hot spots” in California, UC Berkeley study finds California birds are nesting earlier because of rising temperatures, UC Berkeley study...
Immobilized Plants

Are Plants Conscious?

After an hour of exposure to the anesthetic diethyl ether, the leaf traps of Venus flytraps ( Dionaea muscipula Ellis ) no longer close...
Flower Spotlight: Bird of Paradise

Flower Spotlight: Bird of Paradise

Birds of Paradise are stunning tropical flowers that showcase elegance and exotic beauty. Their bright colors are mesmerizing to the eye, beautifully drawing our...
“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...

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