The non-profit Hawaiʻi Floriculture and Nursery Association is presenting a one-hour video titled “Hawaiʻi Grown Flowers & Plants” on Hawaiʻi Island’s cable TV and online on NaLeo.tv.
This educational video consists of highlights of floral design presentations, workshops, a design competition, farm tours, and a forum with breeders and growers of flowers and plants.
Thirteen professional floral designers, including Hitomi Gilliam, create beautiful floral designs for weddings with Hawaiʻi grown flowers, foliage, and plants.
In Hawai’i, there are many family-owned farms, nurseries and businesses that grow and process flowers and ornamental plants. They are a major part of Hawaiʻi’s economy. Purchasing locally grown flowers and plants also helps protect the environment by reducing imports that sometimes carry invasive species.
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