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UK: Aldi now also provides wedding flowers

As getting married is an expensive event, supermarket Aldi is stepping in to provide, as they call it,  'more affordable options' for loved-up shoppers, particularly when it comes to fresh flower bouquets. "Aldi’s selection of British seasonal flowers are perfect to combine to create a bridal bouquet and are…

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Floward launches 'Floward Community'

Floward, the go-to online flowers and gifts delivery destination in the MENA and UK launched its new feature “Floward Community” which allows people to design, easily display and sell their own flower arrangements. In its effort to engage with its clients, build relationships with them, and include their…

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A guide to the South's state flowers and the stories behind them

It seems as though everyone learned about the states and their symbols sometime between second and fifth grades…but can you still remember any of them? Here are gathered the South's state flowers along with information about them from The New Southern Living Garden Book as well as the stories of how they…

Star Valley Farms outsmarts competitors with Winter Flora

Like a memorable meal, one needs good ingredients, and the same holds for eye-catching flower arrangements, which is why Wisconsin’s Star Valley Flowers has built a reputation for providing great fillers to help boost the beauty of the flowers in any vase. Yes, the farm creates bouncy fluffy peonies and…

Growing flowers for the bloom boom

On Des Kidman’s first day at the Adelaide Hills flower farm he and his wife Ange had purchased, he took a phone call from a customer asking what type of flowers they had available that morning. Des and Ange Kidman enjoy the social aspects of flower farming – a contrast to their former life growing…

Noviflora

Celebrating the ball chrysanthemum

There is one hardy plant that refuses to give in to the shorter days and continues to surprise with its many colored blooms even in the crisp air—four reasons for celebrating the beloved ball chrysanthemum. Instant flower festivalThanks to its hundreds of tiny bright flowers, the chrysanthemum is a true floral…

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Roses officially most Instagrammable flower

The study conducted by gardening experts AllAboutGardening.com analyzed hashtag counts of more than 100 different types of flowers on Instagram to establish which flower is the most popular on the social media platform. Roses were revealed as the most Instagrammable flower. To date, 79.6 million posts…

Verdissimo

Restaurant decoration trends for 2022-2023

Restaurant decoration has become one of the main areas of concern for customers. These days it’s not enough to have a good product, menu, and location. Customers demand a unique atmosphere to wine and dine where they feel comfortable, places that convey feeling and transport them to new worlds. At…

“Waxflower Dawn Pearl will inject pure white joy to summer bouquets”

The choice of pure white filler flowers has now expanded with the release of Waxflower Dawn Pearl. “Our buyers love the pure white color and green center of Waxflower Dawn Pearl and its harvest availability relative to other waxes on the market,” says South African grower Hans Hettash of Arnelia Farms,…

American Grown Flowers Month

There's something about July. Perhaps it's the fact we've reached the year's halfway mark, or maybe because it's American Grown Flowers Month. With that in mind, these 'dog days of summer' aren't easy to shake off. Whether you're planning a cozy outdoor rendezvous, catching up on the latest floral trends, or simply spending…

Inflation squeezing your bottom line? Learn how to forecast your future

The Society of American Florists has partnered with seasoned floral entrepreneurs Manny and Clara Gonzales to launch a new course series guaranteed to help florists manage…

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Phylogenetic analysis and flower color evolution of the subfamily Linoideae (Linaceae)

The taxonomy of the subfamily Linoideae at the intergeneric and section levels has been questioned throughout the years, and the evolution of floral characters remains poorly…

Wax flower breeder and propagator Nir nursery is turning 40

From supplying 3 months a year to Europe only to supplying worldwide year-round

Nir Nursery is a breeding and propagating company of Wax flowers and other Australian native plants for the cut flower and pot plant industry. The family agriculture farm was started in 1932 by Yochevet and Haim Nir, Nitzan Nir's grandparents. In 1965 his parents Gideon and Roni Nir, started managing the…

Mr Plant Geek

Six future trends predicted at the FlowerTrials 2022

The Flower Trials is an inspirational event where 'plants meet people.' "It was nice to talk to the salespeople, but also for the salespeople to talk to buyers and have that real, in-person connection that many have been unable to experience in the past two years," says Michael Perry known as Mr. Plant…

The Real Flower Company

Green and white wedding flowers by season

Floral trends come and go, but the green and white color palette never seem to date - especially a green and white floral theme that embraces seasonal flowers. The Real Flower Company offers both 'ready-to-wear' wedding flowers, which can be delivered throughout most of the UK, or bespoke wedding…

The 5 garden stars from Florizon Plants

Since 2014, the brothers Tim and Bram have been growing garden plants under the Florizon Plants brand. The nursery has now grown to a cultivation area of ​​6 hectares, with…

Marathon Plants

Sunbird Aloes will leave you in awe

Sunbird Aloes have nothing in common with medicinal cultivars. Instead, Mr. Leo Thamm spent decades of extensive breeding and designed them to impress with their flowers’ colors. Most varieties can withstand extreme drought and heat and light frost. Therefore, they are, as for professionals as for young gardeners,…

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Diem Srl introduces new hibiscus varieties

Number of hibiscus growers decreases but interest in crop and novelties remains high

Hibiscus demand in the last years has increased stably. However, the high heating costs are becoming a bottleneck for the growers of this crop. In turn, it is also becoming a challenge for breeders like Diem. Fortunately, the nurseries with alternative heating fuels continue production. "We already have…

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Nursery enters nine new plants for National Plant Show awards

Wyevale Nurseries has entered nine new plants for the New Plant Awards at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show this month. Among the plants, Wyevale Nurseries has submitted are a new thornless rose, a sarcococca suitable for any soil and a new Festuca, which is hardy down to…

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Wyevale Nurseries enters nine new plants for the National Plant Show awards

Wyevale Nurseries, based in Hereford, UK, has entered nine new plants for the New Plant Awards at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show this month (June 2022). Among the plants submitted are a new thornless rose, a sarcococca suitable for any soil, and a new Festuca, which is…

Rosaprima

Rosaprima presents their newest exclusivity: RP Moad

"A true nude rose is finally here"

For the last 27 years, Rosaprima has been focused on cultivating and curating a collection of roses, and now they are stepping into a new chapter: growing RP Moab. "It is no quick or easy task to create and plant a new rose variety. It is a project that takes months and even years to accomplish. Acquiring…

Prime Fresh

Floral gazing brightens mood, lowers stress, creates a positive vibe

Science has proven that gazing at bright, fragrant flowers is a way for people to enhance their emotional wellbeing. The human brain perceives the blooms as a positive, much-deserved reward, so it releases such happy, naturally occurring chemicals as dopamine, oxytocin, and serotonin. Simply put, flower…

David Austin

Color inspiration, rose spotlight and wedding inspiration in a Constance

Constance is the fairy-tale princess of the David Austin rose family. Gorgeously girly and endlessly romantic, she is the prettiest of roses with pale cream and blushes pink petals that disperse like watercolors across the parchment. Constance is the rose to add a feeling of old-fashioned romance to your…

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Ukraine: Flowering Lilies in 100 communities

Lilies as a symbol of peace, victory, and freedom were planted on the flowerbeds of 100 communities throughout Ukraine by residents and the refugees who found their shelter in these hospitable villages and towns. Activity, “100 Lilies in 100 Communities for Victory”, was initiated by the company “Silsky…

Sea Change

Ravishing Ranunculus

"It's ranunculus time at the farm. I say this about lots of things, but… ranunculus is one of my favorite flowers," said Samantha, the head farmer and florist at Sea Change Farm and Flower.  "There's nothing quite like taking a bunch of ranunculus home and watching them slowly unfurl their delicate petals over the week. It's amazing to…

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India: Director agriculture kick starts sale of summer flower seedlings at Floriculture nursery

On Wednesday, the 1st of June, director of agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal kick-started the sale of summer flower seedlings (Hybrid, Open-pollinated) at Floriculture nursery Lalmandi Srinagar. The director inspected different sections/ High-Tech Poly houses of the floriculture nursery and…

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Slow Flowers Society’s Debra Prinzing ponders

During the pandemic, puzzles and planting took off as we were tethered to our homes. That allowed Debra Prinzing and her followers to bloom. Not coincidentally, Bloom is the name of a second company she started during Covid. Slow Flowers Society is relational and invested in creating experiences and…

RHS

British Asians must take part in flower events. Winner garden designer Manoj Malde

The British Asian landscape designer Manoj Malde has spoken of “creating connections” as part of his new role as an ambassador for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) with a remit for “inclusivity” that was announced at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday (23). That was the day the Queen, who is a patron…

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US (FL) 2022 Sponsor Q&A with Corrine Heck

Founder and CEO Corrine Heck will be in attendance at the Slow Flowers Summit and you'll want to meet her there, on sunday, June 26th. Make a point of saying hello and pick up some of Corrine's great tips on growing your bottom line through professional proposals and confident pricing for weddings,…

GrowOn

GrowON webinar series: 9th of June

Battling Botrytis in covered crops

Every year, factors like increased cloud cover, rain, poor ventilation, and lack of accessible chemicals can leave growers struggling to control Botrytis cinerea (otherwise known as grey mold) in their crops.GrowON webinar speaker has spent an entire Ph.D. trying to bring you better solutions to an old…


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