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Don’t miss these 25 petal-packed stunners from the June 11th judging at the (KAVB) “Royal Association Of Flowerbulb Growers” at the CNB Tradecenter in Lisse, South Holland! Top breeders enter their best of the best new breeds of Iris, Lilies and Allium! Think Spring and enjoy this refreshing trip down ‘flower bulb lane’ to see... Read More »
If you didn’t manage to secure a ticket for this year’s famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show, fear not. For there’s still an opportunity to enjoy an array of spectacular – and entirely free – floral delights when you’re out shopping in Chelsea over the next few days. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Chelsea... Read More »
Carl Kleiner creates sleek editorial content for fashion and lifestyle brands, and that sensibility shows in his photo and video series Postures which features artfully arranged tulips. Using minimal metal rods, bent at strategic ends and angles, Kleiner showcases the graceful curves of the flowers’ long necks and gently ruffled petals and leaves. A further... Read More »
If you are ever stranded in the wilderness of the U.S., unsure which direction is the nearest grocery store or restaurant, fear not. The forest is your supermarket, and it is time to go shopping! If you find yourself stuck in a wetland area, cattails may save you. Although it may look like a hairy... Read More »
Making Flower Exports Blossom Again. Flower exports used to be, at the height of production, one of Zimbabwe’s biggest forex earners. By 2001, Zimbabwean flower exports ranked as the second largest in Africa, only behind Kenya. Zimbabwe was also the fifth biggest exporter to the European Union. The flower growers and exporters in Zimbabwe were... Read More »
Do you know how most leaders sabotage themselves during a negotiation? If you think it’s because they’re being “too soft,” you’re in for a surprise. Negotiation is a critical leadership skill and yet very few managers know how to do it effectively — and with flair. The main reason for failure at a negotiation table... Read More »
For spring 2019, bridal designers were more daring than ever. While most of them still stuck to ethereal, white, and dreamy as the overall theme, it was refreshing to see more options for silhouettes, colorful gowns, and pantsuits as well. Whether or not you’re shopping for a wedding gown (admit it, they’re fun to look... Read More »
Know immediately if your child has a handful of Virginia creeper or poison ivy. Identifying flowers, leaves and trees can be useful, educational and even entertaining. But while you can attempt an online search if you’re not sure what something is, googling “white star shaped flower” can turn up hundreds of pages of possible results.... Read More »
PlantShed offers customers the chance to grab a latte and a bouquet of flowers all in one trip. An Upper West Side florist is introducing a new concept at its newest location in the neighborhood: The floral cafe. Plantshed’s new location at 555 Columbus Avenue, located between West 86th and 87th streets, is a fusion... Read More »
At the height of North American summer, many plants are at their most dangerous. We don’t normally think of plants as particularly scary organisms. But this rather entertaining Reddit thread from 2016 will make you reconsider that assumption. “Botanists of Reddit, what are the scariest plants in the world?” user Zipzapadam asked. And Reddit delivered.... Read More »