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Articles in Flower Farming

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

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

The Farm-to-Centerpiece Movement

by Stacey Solie on

Where small flower farms once seemed to be a vanishing species, new ones have been popping up across the nation. Farmers and growers are encouraging brides to eschew flowers that are out of season and have to be flown in from overseas.... Read full article

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