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SAF Weighs In On The Proper Regulation of Pesticides

SAF Weighs In On The Proper Regulation of Pesticides

In response to a recent decision handed down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, SAF...
Mulkey’s Flowers & Gifts is all about family and great customer service

Mulkey’s Flowers & Gifts is all about family and great customer service

When Sharon Mulkey and her family noticed local flower shops were slowly being shuttered one by one, she decided to do something about it....
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...
Care Tips for Long-Lasting Peonies

Care Tips for Long-Lasting Peonies

Our August peonies are here and ready for your enjoyment. There are few flowers that are more of a crowd-pleaser than our very own...
Flower Care Guide: Tulips

Flower Care Guide: Tulips

Tulips are the original spring-breakers, they break in the spring season with their undeniable charm and attractiveness. Yes, we’ll go ahead and admit it,...
During American Grown Flowers Month, You Can’t Miss Alaskan Peonies

During American Grown Flowers Month, You Can’t Miss Alaskan Peonies

There’s nothing like a field of peonies to positively impact your mood. Even their names can brighten your day: Sequestered Sunshine, Blaze, Festiva Maxima....
The East Coast’s Largest Flower Farm Becomes Certified American Grown

The East Coast’s Largest Flower Farm Becomes Certified American Grown

Bloomia , the largest cut flower farm on the East Coast, has become the latest Certified American Grown Farm. With a mission of spreading...
You’re Going To China? Really?

You’re Going To China? Really?

Do you really think there is opportunity for American Grown Flowers in China? Why bother with exporting to China when there is so much...
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what...

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller Knoxville grower John Benzinger...
City land swap could give Flower Mart new home, boost affordable housing project

City land swap could give Flower Mart new home, boost affordable housing project

A pedestrian crosses Brannan Street near Bechelli’s Flower Market Cafe at the San Francisco Flower Mart. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner) A proposed land...
A Visit to the World’s Largest Flower Market in Paris

A Visit to the World’s Largest Flower Market in Paris

A morning at the world’s largest flower market provides an authentic slice of French life Less than five miles outside of Paris lies Rungis...
Floral Designer Helps Peers Envision a 100 Percent American Grown Wedding

Floral Designer Helps Peers Envision a 100 Percent American Grown Wedding

Last year, floral designer Kelly Shore committed to increasing her use of American Grown Flowers and foliage in her designs with a goal of...
During American Grown Flowers Month, You Can’t Miss Alaskan Peonies

During American Grown Flowers Month, You Can’t Miss Alaskan Peonies

There’s nothing like a field of peonies to positively impact your mood. Even their names can brighten your day: Sequestered Sunshine, Blaze, Festiva Maxima....
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...
Flower farmers pulling up stakes in Denton

Flower farmers pulling up stakes in Denton

A Denton Community Market patron stops to speak with Marie Denoon and Eli Hernandez of Rainbow Sprinkles Farm, a local microfarm that grows flowers...
California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.

California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.

Matthew Garner is one of the California Conservation Corps workers restoring a floodplain in Modesto, Calif. MODESTO, Calif. — For years, there has been...
New experiences bloom during flower arrangement, farm visit

New experiences bloom during flower arrangement, farm visit

Courtesy Photo | Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents and local Japanese pose for a photo... read more MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI,...
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...
Celebrate American Flowers Week 2018!

Celebrate American Flowers Week 2018!

This month in Washington, D.C., on June 29th, 2018 Flower Duet will join fabulous floral designers and farmers to educate, inspire and help connect...
Nation Group Predicts Near-Record Spending on Mother’s Day

Nation Group Predicts Near-Record Spending on Mother’s Day

The National Retail Federation is forecasting a robust Mother’s Day holiday this year, with near-record spending of $23.1 billion. About 86 percent of...
flowers.news.ideas from Mayesh

flowers.news.ideas from Mayesh

Call to make your appointment to learn floral techniques and styles of design. Class size: 2 students daytime-evening-some weekends includes flowers, container & handouts...
They created the Uber of flower delivery. Then disaster struck. Could they find redemption?

They created the Uber of flower delivery. Then disaster struck. Could they find redemption?

UrbanStems courier Tyler Kelly in downtown Washington on Valentine’s Day. UrbanStems had a near meltdown on Valentine’s Day 2017 and made major operational changes...
New Ontario Wholesaler Focuses on Fair Trade Flowers

New Ontario Wholesaler Focuses on Fair Trade Flowers

When Afshin Akhoundpour launched his company, Fair Trade Floral, in June 2016, he began to define what fair trade means when it comes to...
Florists say temporary move of SF Flower Mart could jeopardize business

Florists say temporary move of SF Flower Mart could jeopardize business

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The florists at Church Street Flowers pride themselves on creating arrangements that stand out. "I have to know where that...
Portland Flower Market coping with shortage after semi crash

Portland Flower Market coping with shortage after semi crash

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Flower Market is coping with a shortage of flowers this week, after a semi-truck full of flowers bound for...

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