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Pesticide Registration Program Takes A Step Forward

Pesticide Registration Program Takes A Step Forward

The Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) was recently approved by the Senate. PRIA reauthorizes and improves the law that governs the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
Goth Succulents Are A Trend That Every Loving Plant Parent Can Get Behind

Goth Succulents Are A Trend That Every Loving Plant Parent Can Get Behind

In an era when the most popular home accessories are green and bursting with life, it is fun to see when something dares to...
Rice plants evolve to adapt to flooding

Rice plants evolve to adapt to flooding

Temporal morphological changes of rice in deepwater conditions. Credit: Takeshi Kuroha, Keisuke Nagai, and Motoyuki Ashikari Rice varieties known as "deepwater rice " have...
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...
“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...
Rambling rose

Rambling rose

Connie Hilker uses her garden to collect and preserve antique rose varieties in danger of being lost. The Cotton Candy variety shown here was...
U.S. Producer Prices Rose in June

U.S. Producer Prices Rose in June

WASHINGTON—A gauge of U.S. business prices rose in June, the latest sign that inflation pressures in the economy are firming. The producer-price index, a...
Recognizing others but not yourself: New insights into the evolution of plant mating

Recognizing others but not yourself: New insights into the evolution of plant mating

IMAGE: In plants such as snapdragons the stigma contains a toxin that stops pollen growth. Pollen in turn produces antidotes to all toxins except...
IRI Adds New Floral Data to Store Perimeter Offer

IRI Adds New Floral Data to Store Perimeter Offer

In the US, consumer audience creation and data giant IRI is integrating 'floral department' data into its store perimeter market measurement service, which currently...
US (NJ): Flower grower adds 4.4 ha retractable roof greenhouse

US (NJ): Flower grower adds 4.4 ha retractable roof greenhouse

George Lucas says “it all began with my wife Louise in April of 1979 with a goal to reach 1 acre (0.5ha) of poly...
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 ....
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,...

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