commercial flowers





10/31/2011
If you’re interested in learning more about growing flowers commercially, winter is a great time to do it. Many of the farming conferences held throughout the U.S. include tracks on cut flowers. I want to tell you about two big ones coming up soon.
3/4/2011
The next time you stop to buy a bunch of flowers you will look for the Rainforest Alliance green frog seal — your assurance the flowers were grown in a way that respects both the environment and farm workers alike. Since the mid 1980s, growers in a Latin America have been increasing their production of roses, carnations and other blooming species. Ninety percent of the cut flowers and ferns imported to the United States come from Latin America.
5/17/2010
Use these simple tips to store peonies in the refrigerator until you want them to bloom.
1/13/2011
EcoSet consulting company helps Target and other corporations cut down on garbage and carbon during commercial production.
6/12/2011
Wild flowers in bloom in high country meadows. Wild iris in profusion.
4/27/2011
Hoelscher Commercial Products announces a new product for pulling out trees, posts, shrubs and vines.
4/27/2011
Hoelscher Commercial Products announces a new product for pulling out trees, posts, shrubs and vines.
4/29/2011
Play in the flowers in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
7/10/2013
Daylilies are usually appreciated for their showy flowers, but they also provide four different tasty ingredients. Wild food forager Leda Meredith shows you how to use the edible parts of the plant.
4/8/2011
Buzz through the flowers in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
5/15/2014
Mother's Day weekend brought lilacs, bedding plants, pie and a nap.
3/14/2011
Laura Weaver has managed BeeWeaver Apiaries, along with her husband, Danny Weaver, for nearly 2 decades. She has seen the bee industry and the public image of the bee change, as well as their own family bee business.
6/8/2011
There's only one rule for wabi-style flowers: strive for a natural look, with seasonal blooms and branches arranged as they are in the field. Don't worry about perfection. Your "arrangement" is a humble admission that we can't improve on nature.
5/14/2012
The flowers weren't just there to be pretty. They provided a long blooming source of forage for our bees and the native pollinators.
11/6/2013
What to do with the three edible parts of roses, including the hips (fruit) that are in season fall through winter.
3/7/2014
You can stretch your budget for wedding flowers by growing some of your own. Learn how to select, schedule, and plant flowers — then make them into wedding bouquets, boutonnieres, and centerpieces.
9/6/2012
Contemplations on what we eat and why we pay close attention to our food.
3/22/2012
The mild winter, early sring and continued warm weather are really messing up the normal sequene of bloom and availability of honeybee food. What will happen this summer is anyone's guess. Be Prepared.
5/31/2012
Introducing the serviceberry, a beautiful landscape tree or shrub suitable in much of North America, to the edible landscape. Serviceberry -- or sarvis -- comes in many regional forms and produces edible berries.
8/13/2012
Hiking The Ozarks' Lost Valley - Where getting lost is part of the fun! By Mike McArthy of Photozarks




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