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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 ....
Philips Lighting expands North America Horticulture LED team

Philips Lighting expands North America Horticulture LED team

Philips Lighting announces the addition of two staff members to its Horticulture LED Solutions business unit in North America. Ries Neuteboom and Jan...
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...

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...
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...
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,...
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!...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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,...
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 —...

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Peony Cut Flowers Market Sales Overview, Growth Opportunities and Restraint to 2022

Peony Cut Flowers Market Report cover definite aggressive standpoint including the piece of the overall industry and profiles of the key members working in...

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Christiansburg woman charged with fraud against Virginia Flower Growers Association

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