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NL: Millions and millions of blooming peonies in Limburg

Green Works have got another update from the sky: this is how their peony fields in Limburg, the Netherlands look at the moment. Millions and millions of flowering peonies for everyone to enjoy. Have a look at the video below to see with your own eyes how their peony fields look.For more informationGreen…

CSU test garden tells top annual plants for Colorado

Colorado State University recently announced the top picks in its Annual Flower Trial Garden. The garden of nearly three acres on the east side of the Fort Collins campus is used to test and analyze the performance of more than 1,000 varieties of annual bedding plants in Colorado’s harsh growing…

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Greece: First-of-its-kind flower smells like dead insects to imprison coffin flies

The plant Aristolochia microstoma uses a unique trick: its flowers emit a fetid-musty scent that seems to mimic the smell of decomposing insects. Flies from the genus Megaselia (family Phoridae) likely get attracted to this smell while searching for insect corpses to mate over and lay their eggs in. When…

CAN: P.E.I. monks work to open tulip field despite COVID-19 protocols, plant disease

Every year, Islanders flock to see the thousands of blooming tulips on P.E.I. but this year some of those flowers might look a little different. Recently, the monks said they…

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Wicked tulips flower farm in Exeter celebrates opening weekend

It's been a long winter, and the owners of Rhode Island's famous pick-your-own tulip farm say people are eager to get outdoors and gather flowers while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring. Wicked Tulips Flower Farm welcomed a sold-out crowd during its grand opening weekend. The tulips are abundant…

Kashmir: tulip garden witnesses steep decline in visitors

With the recent spike in Covid-19 positive cases in Kashmir, the Tulip Garden in Srinagar is witnessing a sharp drop in visitors, with only 2000 people visiting the garden a…

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Traveling 60 km daily: the life of a tulip gardener in Kashmir

Manzoor Ahmad, 40, a gardener at Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar wakes up with the first dawn of the light and ensures that he reaches the garden on time. “I leave by 7:00 am and reach the garden by 10:30,” says Ahmad who hails from south Kashmir's Tral town. Ahmad is among 82 gardeners…

The advantages of working with a specialist horticulture recruitment agency

The growing demand for skilled horticulturalists

The horticulture industry is a market that has developed exponentially and continues to see growth year on and year. The demand from commercial enterprises that are expanding and require skilled staff within the sector has never been greater and shows no sign of slowing. However, when it comes to…

Keukenhof spring series - new parts presented

Recently, Keukenhof launched their Spring Series part 1. As they weren't able to welcome visitors in real life, they decided to exhibit their wonderful flower fields online. Watch these videos to enjoy the colorful splendor of the Dutch flower fields!     For more information:Keukenhofkeukenhof.nl

Hishtil and Limex announce intensive collaboration

"Result of this collaboration is optimal sanitation and propagating material"

Hishtil, a global producer of grafted vegetable seedlings and vegetative herb cuttings, uses the washing process to ensure cleaner trays leading to reduced plant loss and a drastically lower risk of contamination in nurseries. The collaboration included the design phase as well as laboratory tests which…

Floriculture: A boom for doubling the income in Kashmir valley

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is a Union Territory (UT) of India, located in the country’s northern part between 32.17 and 37.6 North Latitude and 73.2 and 80.36 East Longitude in the Himalayan region. J&K has agro-climatic conditions best suited for horticulture and floriculture which is the mainstay of the…

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Bengaluru farmers use wastewater to grow plants

Farmers in Bengaluru’s periphery and neighboring districts, for the past few decades, have been growing non-edible flowering plants using wastewater. The farms, located in the city’s western parts on the way to neighboring Ramnagara, come from apartments located nearby. The farmers use wastewater to grow…

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Visitors flock to California's flower fields

The flower fields, 34 miles north of San Diego, showcase more than 70 million flowers and create an annual spectacle when the flowers bloom, draws visitors from across California and beyond. "I am so happy we're open again," said Fred Clarke, the Flower Fields General Manager. "Last year we were nine…

Joshua Craver joins VIc & Margaret Ball committee

Joshua Craver, Ph.D. has been appointed as the newest member of AFE’s Vic & Margaret Ball Committee for the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program. He is an assistant professor of Controlled Environment Horticulture at Colorado State University. Craver received his M.S. in Horticulture from…


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