Thursday, November 15, 2018
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...
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 ,...
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...
Lafayette family opens flower farm in support of son with Down syndrome

Lafayette family opens flower farm in support of son with Down syndrome

When Stefani Goetz looked down at her baby boy she thought he was the most beautiful baby she had ever seen. Her husband, John,...
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...
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...
Native plant expert digs into new job at Palm Beach’s gardens

Native plant expert digs into new job at Palm Beach’s gardens

Susan Lerner is the director of horticulture at the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach’s Pan’s Garden. (Meghan McCarthy / Daily News) Susan Lerner has...
Check for girdling roots when choosing plant at nursery

Check for girdling roots when choosing plant at nursery

Girdling roots, larger roots that grow in circles, occur in plants when they are very young at the nursery. The roots of these plants...

Virginia Tech Studies Controlling Invasive Plant With Fungus

Virginia Tech graduate student Rachel Brooks is testing how the fungus verticillium attacks tree of heaven, an invasive species for which Brooks used the...
MYSTERY PLANT: Mystery Plant is related to ginseng, English ivy

MYSTERY PLANT: Mystery Plant is related to ginseng, English ivy

This mystery plant can grow to be 30 feet tall, and has small white flowers produced in umbrella-like clusters. Photo by Linda Lee It’s...
Rosette disease takes out roses at Woodway arboretum, a growing issue locally

Rosette disease takes out roses at Woodway arboretum, a growing issue locally

Roses are dying all over McLennan County, felled by an incurable disease that kills slowly but surely. Dubbed “Witches Broom” because it spawns gnarly,...
Plant-Based Renewal In The Food Industry

Plant-Based Renewal In The Food Industry

Summary Convenience foods got us in nutritional trouble, but healthy can still be convenient. The counter-trend, towards plant-based whole foods, has momentum reflecting the...
World Plant ‘Milk’ Day Angers Dairy Farmers on a Global Scale

World Plant ‘Milk’ Day Angers Dairy Farmers on a Global Scale

Celebrating plant-based alternatives to cow’s milk, World Plant ‘Milk’ Day is taking place today, angering dairy farmers on a global scale. The second annual...

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