Sunday, January 20, 2019


Unexpected plant joy from rocky places

No earthly good: slipper orchids can thrive without soil. Photograph: Robert Wyatt/Alamy Stock Photo Recently, while flicking through an almost 20-year-old copy of the...


Merchandising Contest Highlights American Grown Flowers

Merchandising Contest Highlights American Grown Flowers

While flower production is abundant across the United States in July, for the average retailer, flower sales are not. This year, a solution to...
Certified American Grown

CERTIFIED AMERICAN GROWN Celebrates Its Fourth Anniversary

With flower season in full bloom during the month of July, Certified American Grown (CAG), a unified and diverse coalition of U.S. flower and...
Industry Members Share Takeaways from SAF Palm Springs 2018

Industry Members Share Takeaways from SAF Palm Springs 2018

Jenny Behlings, AAF, AIFD, PFCI, SDCF, (upper right) was one of the many floral industry members who attended SAF Palm Springs 2018 last month...

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Science & Technology

Device Measures Health of Rice Plant, Save Farmers Money

LONOKE, Ark. - Through water and fields, 2018 has placed technology in the hands of farmers. "A point and click," says Dr. Jarod Hardke,...


The Fashionable Pumpkin

According to Johnny’s Selected Seeds, a major vegetable and flower seed supplier based in Winslow, Maine, pumpkins have been a significant fall harvest crop...



In 1852, Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to pass a compulsory education law. Since then, it has been generally accepted in the United...


Throughout the floral industry, packaging is used as a means to communicate a message, create an image and effectively market a business. As a...
Enlighten Customers with Enhancements

Enlighten Customers with Enhancements

Your customers want new and unique items in your floral department, and your mangers want increased margins and greater sell through. How do you...
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DeGroot: Nurseries in Florida are selling all of the tropical plants they can grow

Nurseries in Florida are selling all of the tropical plants they can grow

The surge in popularity of tropical plants is suiting the Florida growers just fine, thank you very much. So strong is the surge that...

Flower Pots and Planters Market: Business Opportunities, Current Trends, Market Challenges & Global Industry...

Flower Pots and Planters Market Report cover definite aggressive standpoint including the piece of the overall industry and profiles of the key members working...
Harmons floral designers slammed ahead of Valentine's Day

Harmons floral designers slammed ahead of Valentine’s Day

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (News4Utah) - Harmons Neighborhood Grocer's floral design shop in West Valley City is bustling, as employees and helpers scramble to...

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Fresh Finds Sep2018

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Danziger - “Dan” Flower Farm SCOOP™ Scabiosa Floral Merchandising Systems (FMS) 19”x19”x33” Circular Bouquet Display (BD6B) (952) 854-8751 Selecta One Dalina® Dahlia assortment Smithers-Oasis North America 5” Taper Cork Vase, 5” Cork...

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