Articles in Flower Farming and American Grown 35 Thanksgiving Centerpieces and Tabletop Floral Ideas

by Debra Prinzing/Slow Flowers on

Thanksgiving is a time of year when the floral palette warms to earthy tones and we see the landscape as our inspiration. Here is a beautiful and highly personal collection of tabletop decor and centerpieces designed by farmers and floral designers.... Read full article

American Floral Story

by Mackenzie Nichols on

Meet Debra Prinzing, founder of the Slow Flowers movement that promotes a sustainable, farm-to-vase approach to fresh flowers.... Read full article

Debra Prinzing on Team Flower Podcast

by Kelly Perry on

In this episode, we are diving into the Slow Flowers Movement - what it is and what it is becoming. Debra is sharing the story behind her passion and the farmers who sparked the Slow Flowers flame in her. ... Read full article


by Debra Prinzing on

Debra Prinzing's SLOWFLOWERS.COM, a free online directory to American flowers, famers, designers and retailers, reveals new look and functionality... Read full article

Better Blooms for Mom


On Mother's Day, 750 million cut flowers are imported. Enter the Slow Flowers movement.... Read full article

This Mother's Day, florists and farms say consider buying US-grown flowers

by Enjoli Francis and Eric Noll on

The options to buy U.S.-grown flowers are growing. Slow Flowers, run by Debra Prinzing, is a nationwide online directory for florists to find U.S.-grown flowers.... Read full article

Slow Flowers' founder Debra Prinzing wins AHS Great American Gardeners Award


The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is proud to announce the recipients of the Society's 2108 Great American Gardeners Award.... Read full article

Making the Slow Flower Movement

by Rochelle Greayer on

Fellow garden writer, Debra Prinzing has started a movement and a nationwide conversation around local and American grow flowers that has changed the way we purchase cut flowers. This interview shares some of her 'Slow Flower' story. ... Read full article

Mary Jane's Farm: Slow Flowers

by Debbie Bosworth on

Debra Prinzing, author of the book Slow Flowers: Four Seasons of Locally Grown Bouquets from the Garden, Meadow and Farm (St. Lynn’s Press, 2013) and founder of the nationwide online directory of American-grown flowers, Read full article

Building a Local Flower Movement

by Jane Tanner, Growing for Market on

The local flower movement is progressing on a national platform and on a more organic, grassroots level of alliances — formal and informal — among flower farms and farms that grow flowers as part of their mix.... Read full article