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Articles in Flower Farming and Eco-Design

The (Hudson) Valley Table "Farming Flowers"

by Abby Luby on

In 2012, Americans spent $27.8 billion on floriculture items, the vast majority of them grown in industrial greenhouses, swaddled in several layers of plastic, refrigerated in coolers and flown thousands of miles to the states. ... Read full article

Victoria Magazine features Slowflowers.com

by Victoria Magazine July-August 2014 issue on

"Following a Garden Path" -- Debra Prinzing urges readers to embrace the seasonal splendor that flourishes close to home.... Read full article

Slow Flowers Launches with 250-Plus American-Grown Floral Champions

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Debra Prinzing's SLOWFLOWERS.COM goes "LIVE," offering consumers a free online directory to American flowers, farmers, designers and retailers... Read full article

Slow Flowers: Why Care About American Grown Flowers?

by Dee Nash on

Culinary pioneers popularized slow food. Slow flowers means knowing where your bouquet comes from, how it was grown and who grew it. You can make a bouquet from seasonal flowers, branches and leaves which is as beautiful as one with imported flowers.... Read full article

Lobbying Push Made ‘Grown in U.S.A’ Bloom at White House Dinner

by Marian Burros on

. . . pressure on the White House from the determined American cut-flower lobby, which argues that if Michelle Obama is going to showcase locally grown food and American wine, she can do the same for the hundreds of flowers.... Read full article

Completely Clematis

by Debra Prinzing on

Called the queen of climbers, the delicate-looking but tough-as-steel clematis is an alluring garden perennial that pairs beautifully with trees and shrubs. It's also a fabulous cut flower that's long-lasting in the vase. ... Read full article

'Field to Vase' Bouquets Are the Latest Trend in Flowers

by Alina Dizik on

Ranunculus, anemone and garden roses are in bohemian bridal bouquets and centerpieces... Read full article

SlowFlowers to offer free online directory of sustainable blooms

by Lisa Boone on

Flower lovers who prefer to buy locally grown blooms soon will have a free nationwide online directory to help them buy from florists, supermarkets, wedding planners and farmers who design with and sell U.S.-grown flowers. ... Read full article

Designing With LOCAL FLOWERS

by Debra Prinzing on

In Gray Magazine's April/May issue, we profiled three spring floral arrangements that make beautiful use of local, seasonal flowers.... Read full article

American Flowers (and Flower Farmers) Go to Washington

by Debra Prinzing on

I joined 17 of America’s flower farmers in the fifth annual delegation to bring the story of our farmers and flowers to our elected officials in Washington, D.C.... Read full article

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