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Flower News Archive - Feb 2010


Texas Expecting an Abundant Array of Wildflowers

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

abcnews

Texas should have a colorful spring, with recent rains bringing an abundance of wildflowers and blooms already popping up, experts say.


Daffodil Days order deadline extended

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

siouxcityjournal

The new deadline to order daffodils for the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days fundraiser is March 4.


1-800-FLOWERS.COM(R) Teams with Howcast for Online Video Campaign

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

tradingmarkets

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, the world's largest florist and online gift shop, is using Howcast's technology and online video expertise, to provide quick and easy answers to commonly asked customer questions, further enhancing the shopping experience on www.1800flowers.com.


BC Cancer Society selling daffodils

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Dl-Online

A new season of hope is arriving in Becker County, thanks to the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days.


Haryana's Horticulture Crop Reaches To 5.5 Million Tonnes

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

bloombergutv

The area under Horticulture crops in Haryana has reached to about 5.55 per cent of the total cropped area of the State as a result of the State government's drive to motivate the farmers to grow Horticulture crops in place of traditional ones.


Punjab Agricultural University to train on flower production

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

timesofindia

Punjab Agricultural University would organize training on cut-flower production and management for horticulture development officers (HDOs), district extension specialists (DESs) and teachers of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) on February 25-26.


Daffodil harvest arrives early

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

vancouversun

With bright yellow flowers starting to emerge and the daffodil harvest underway, Central Saanich farmer Ian Vantreight couldn't resist the swipe.


Missouri Botanical Garden opens Center for Biodiversity Informatics

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

stlouis.bizjournals

A relatively new field, biodiversity informatics is the creation, integration, analysis and understanding of information regarding biological diversity.


Peat-free compost is best for garden pots, new research shows

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

dailymail

Generations of gardeners have relied on peat to ensure their back-breaking work delivered blooms and produce of the finest quality.


Horticultural therapy taps into the calming effect of gardening

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

lagrandeobserver

The practice of Horticultural Therapy as a treatment modality has only been in place for about 200 years, therefore making it a relatively new profession.


Karnataka horticulture department to set up mango development centre under RKVY scheme

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

fnbnews

Karnataka horticulture department is setting up a Mango Development Centre (MDC) at an investment of Rs 19 crore.


Flowering genes offer human clues

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

PHYSORG

Dundee scientists studying how plants control the time at which they flower have uncovered an unusual form of gene control that could have implications for both plant and medical science.


Growing Orchids with Guerlain

Tue, 23 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

vanityfair

Over the past 10 years, Guerlain's scientists have been studying and testing more than 30,000 variations of orchids in the company's legendary Orchidarium.


Wildflowers around Arizona

Tue, 23 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

voanews

Like everything else in life, wildflowers don't come with a guarantee. Maybe that's what causes some folks to pursue them with such passion.


Thousands of Orchids on View at US Botanic Garden

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

voanews

For centuries, orchids have cast a quiet spell. They have been hunted and collected on every continent - except Antarctica.


Hospitals consider banning bedside flower bouquets

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

NaturalNews

In an effort to prevent what they believe may cause patient health complications, some British hospitals have begun banning flower bouquets from hospital rooms.


Viet Nam's agricultural sector to go hi-tech

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Vietnam News

Viet Nam is set to phase out small-scale agriculture through the introduction of new technologies to agriculture that are expected to result in higher yields and more competitive farm produce.


CIMAP releases a new variety of chamomile flower

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Indian Express

A new variety of chamomile flower with higher oil content was released by the Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant (CIMAP) on Sunday, 21st Feb.


Strategy urged for flourishing flower industry

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Vietnam News

The flower business is still flourishing in Da Lat, in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong.


Resistance to Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen Could be Reduced by Flower Power

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

medindia

Combination of tamoxifen with a compound found in the flowering plant feverfew may prevent initial or future resistance to the drug, researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have said.


National Trust for Scotland gardens growing more than 550 daffodil varieties

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Horticulture Week

More than 550 different varieties of daffodils are being grown in National Trust for Scotland gardens this year.


Book on gardening released

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

The Asian Age

In an effort to make home gardening an easier task, the National Book Trust released a book Ornamental Gardening, a user's companion authored by a civil servant and a scholar on gardening, Hari Krishan Paliwal.


Cold weather delays spring blooms in Devon and Cornwall

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

BBC UK

The cold winter has delayed the flowering of spring plants by up to a month, according to a count of blooms in National Trust gardens.


Daffodil Days orders being accepted this week

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

zwire

The American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days campaign is in full swing. Local orders are being accepted until Monday.


Astronaut sends wife flowers from space via the Internet

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

FCW

In the first month that astronauts aboard the International Space Station have access to the Internet, it appears they are using it much like the rest of us.


Agri Export Zones to boost agri exports from India

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Fresh Plaza

India is an agriculture-based economy, where 43% of its people remain employed in agricultural and allied activities.


Flower Power May Reduce Resistance to Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Science Daily

Combining tamoxifen, the world's most prescribed breast cancer agent, with a compound found in the flowering plant feverfew may prevent initial or future resistance to the drug, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.


The Language of the Flowers at Vienna's Flower Ball

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

NTDTV

Call it a forgotten a language-long ago flowers were used to send coded messages. Today some remnants of that still remain, like red roses symbolizing passion, yellow roses for friendship or the lily for purity, and so on.


6000 pots of Chinese roses to blossom at Wanshi Botanical Garden

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

whatsonxiamen

Lovers and citizens spending their CNY and Valentine's Day in Xiamen need not buy any flowers, for Wanshi Botanical Garden will display 6000 Chinese roses of about 100 species.


1-800-Flowers.com Shifts Its Facebook Store Strategy

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

perishablenews

1-800-Flowers .com Inc. was the first retailer to launch a store on Facebook last July. Now it's also among the first to realize that selling on Facebook requires a call to action.


Flowers Sales Up for Florists during Valentine's Day Weekend

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

WBKO

There may have been a blanket of white on the ground for Valentines Day but that didn't stop the red roses from showing up all over town yesterday.


Flowers further fight against cancer with Daffodil Days

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

idsnews

Giving flowers can do more than put a smile on someone's face: It can help the fight against cancer and bring hope to patients and survivors.


New cherry blossom tree blooms all seasons

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

rdmag

A new breed of cherry blossom tree that blooms all year round has been created by RIKEN scientists using heavy ion beams at RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerated-Based Science.


Ahmedabad garden brings heaven to earth

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

dnaindia

This beautiful garden in Ahmedabad reminds visitors of the unearthly beauty of the Kashmir Valley in summer. Small wonder then that it has won Gujarat Horticulture Association's Best Garden Award eight times.


Exorbitant flower prices on Valentine's Day

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

THE NEWS

Handing out flowers on Valentine's Day is the most beautiful way to clad love notes in the robes of flowers, and accordingly, people plan to gift red roses to their beloveds, but they are suggested to up their budget on Valentine's Day.


Valentine's Day in Ballarat: romantics hit florists

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

The Courier

FLORISTS went on red alert yesterday as the most romantic day on the calendar brought out Ballarat's lovers.


Flower prices drop after Valentine's Day

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

ABS-CBNNEWS

Prices of flowers at the Dangwa Flower Market in Sampaloc, Manila dropped dramatically on Monday due to oversupply of flower stock a day after Valentine's Day.


Love is in the shops this Valentine's Day

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Belfast Telegraph

Love is in the air this week, with Valentine's Day just around the corner.


Floral business witnesses surge ahead of Valentine's Day in Bangalore

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

oneindia

Ahead of the Valentine's Day, flower exports soar in Bangalore city while specially designed Valentine's Day cards for gay and lesbian community are available in Patna city.


Valentine's Day orders keeps local flower businesses busy

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

kcby

With Valentine's Day now just a couple of days away, local flower businesses says they're busier than ever trying to accommodate all of their incoming orders.


Roses demand rises for Valentine's Day

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

ABC Rural

Queensland flower farmers are struggling to keep up with the demand for roses this Valentine's Day.


The Kansas State Horticulture Club sells roses for Valentine's Day

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

kstatecollegian

The K-State Horticulture Club will hold its annual Valentine's Day rose sale in the lobby of Throckmorton Hall on Friday, 12th Feb. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 13th Feb. from 10 a.m. until noon.


Flower sales to decrease due to Valentine's Day falling on a Sunday

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

9YSYR

February 14th is usually the best-selling day of the entire year for the floral industry, but the fact that this Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday has some business owners worried.


Mughal Gardens to open from Feb 13

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

ptinews

Blooming flowers, manicured lawns and musical fountains of Mughal Gardens can be cherished by visitors as the Rashtrapati Bhavan has announced its opening for public viewing from February 13.


Order daffodils to help the American Cancer Society

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

wisconsinrapidstribune

The Daffodil Days sale to benefit the American Cancer Society ends next week.


Uttrakhand farmers elated with increased production of jervera flowers

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

oneindia

Farmers engaged in floriculture in Uttrakhand's Tajpur village are a happy lot now-a-days, as the region has seen a substantial increase in production of jervera flowers.


Florists gear up for big Valentine's Day

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

busseltonmail

Florists are gearing up for one of the biggest days in their calendar, with truck loads of flowers due in town tomorrow.


UF researchers find genes that 'tune' flower fragrances

Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

ufl

A team at UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has uncovered some of the genes that control the complex mixture of chemicals that comprise a flower?s scent, opening new ways of 'turning up' and 'tuning' a flower's aromatic compounds to produce desired fragrances.


'Flower Confidential' author Amy Stewart says flower industry should educate public more

Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

palmbeachdailynews

Amy Stewart got the idea for 'Flower Confidential' from her own back yard. Well, not literally, given that the book is about the cut-flower industry.


HCM City's largest ever flower market opens

Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

vietnamnet

With the theme "Vietnamese flowers", the festival introduces many rare and new species of orchid, yellow apricot, bonsai, ancient ornamental trees, ornamental stones and ornamental fish.


CNBC Declares FromYouFlowers.com 'Top Pick' for Valentine's Day Flowers

Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

prnewswire

With Valentine's Day just days away personal finance guru Vera Gibbons has published her latest Valentine's Day gift guide on CNBC.com.


60 lakh roses from Pune make it to Europe

Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

timesofindia

With Valentine's Day just four days away, around 60 lakh roses have been exported from Pune to various markets abroad in the last 10 days.


Send Flowers 4 Beauty and Life

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

catholic

Sending flowers anywhere in the world this Valentine?s day? FaithandFlowers.com offers you the opportunity to send beautiful bouquets nationally and internationally and promote the Culture of Life through your purchase!


Flower shops prepare for biggest sales day of year

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

mywesttexas

Midland local flower shops started preparations Monday for what they're hoping to be their biggest sales weekend of the year.


Flowers on the water

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

thanhniennews

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) draws closer, Sa Dec is transforming itself from a sleepy little town on the banks of the Tien River into the Mekong Delta?s mammoth flower market.


In a new experiment, Rose Garden to produce hybrid varieties

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

indianexpress

A unique experiment is being undertaken at the Chandigarh's famous Rose Garden - the largest rose garden in Asia. Root stocks of four varieties of Himalayan roses have been planted in the Rose Garden and these would be used to produce hybrids that would add to the existing varieties.


This year's perennial a welcome sign of spring

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

courierpress

Blue false indigo (Baptisia australis) has been chosen as the 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year by Perennial Plant Association members. From 3 to 4 feet tall and wide, this exceptional plant with its upright habit will make a striking impact in the garden.


Forcing plants brings early flowers

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

LoHud

Spring-flowering trees, shrubs and bulbs are all candidates for winter forcing.


Teleflora.com Flowers in a Box

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

wivb

Teleflora.com Flowers in a Box commercial aired during the 2010 Super Bowl.


Flower farms tackle latest threat to peak season exports

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

BUSINESS DAILY

Demand for longer lasting flowers among European consumers has added a new twist to the lucrative horticulture export business ? dampening growers? expectations in the run up to the peak season that begins mid this month.


Flower sellers await Valentine's Day

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

The Nation

The Valentine's Day which is celebrated every year on February 14, is turning out to be a blessing for flower sellers especially of Islamabad.


Kenya flower exports fall to 87,000 tonnes

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

234next

Kenyan flower exports fell to 87,000 tonnes in 2009, Kenya Flower Council Chief Executive Jane Ngige said at a flower arranging show in Nairobi on Sunday, compared with 93,000 tonnes a year before.


Yellow flowers top gardener's picks

Sat, 06 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

SEARCH CHICAGO

Yellow is bursting out of the gate as the hot color this year for inside the home as well as in the garden.


February is a busy month for gardeners

Sat, 06 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

sbsun

The beginning of February is a good time to finish up lingering winter chores.


Ballinrobe florist gears up for Valentine's Day

Sat, 06 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Advertiser

Petals'n'Buds in Ballinrobe has launched a special selection of romantic floral designs that will make sure your Valentine's Day goes as planned.


How secure is Britain's horticulture sector?

Fri, 05 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

freshinfo

The future of the UK fresh produce offer has fallen into the grip of a research crunch in recent years, following repeated warnings that funding, the number of scientists moving into the field and partnerships with the industry must be boosted in a bid to secure the long-term sustainability of the sector.


New discovery uses flowers to make cheap insulin for diabetics

Fri, 05 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

newsday

Scientists at the University of Calgary in Canada have developed a super-cheap way to produce insulin, according to Popular Science report published this week.


Get free roses for Valentine's Day by donating blood

Fri, 05 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

WNDU

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and this month, you can get a half-dozen of red roses for free, just by donating blood.


eFlorist Announce Rise In Sales For December

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

The Open Press

eFlorist, leading UK florists network who have over 1,400 member florists as part of their operations, have announced a 70% increase in online sales for the month ending December '09 in contrast to sales figures from the year before, during December '08.


Hanoi Opens Its Tet Flower Markets

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

vietnamnet

All 51 spring flower markets in the capital city opened on February 3, according to an announcement by the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade.


Colombian Flower Sales Wither In US

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

perishablenews

Sales of Colombian cut flowers are expected to fall in the United States this year due to a reduction in the country's consumer spending, changing climate patterns and an increase in the value of the Colombian peso, reports newspaper La Republica.


6 New Books for Gardeners

Wed, 03 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

SFGate

A gardener's library should be enriched with practical and inspiring volumes as well as those that are just plain fun.


Adams Farm Florist Puts the Bloom in Valentine's Day

Wed, 03 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Jamestown News

Many women expect only one thing from their sweetie on Valentine's Day - a dozen roses. The people at Stroud Florist hope the men listen to their women.


Flowers By Yoko Offers Exotic, Modern Arrangements

Wed, 03 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

PNJ

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's wise not to wait until the last minute to order that floral arrangement for your sweetie pie.


Demand for Roses in US, Europe up by 25%

Wed, 03 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

THE ECONOMIC TIME

The enterprising Pune, India farmers will be happy this Valentine's Day as the demand for their roses in the US and the Europe markets has increased by about 25%.


Anthurium exports help West Bengal flower industry to blossom

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

oneindia

India's flower industry has received a fillip thanks to the efforts of a farm in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.


The top easy-Care Rose

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

csmonitor

The New York Botanical Garden names its top roses for easy care and disease resistance.


American Cancer Society Selling Daffodils

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

thehawkeye

The coming of spring means many things, but to the American Cancer Society, it means Daffodil Days.


Shoppers In Vietnam Turn To Online Gift Delivery Services

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

bernama

Shoppers in Vietnam are increasingly turning to online gift delivery services to avoid crowded market and shopping centres as Tet (Lunar New Year) approaches.


Heirlooms the new Plants

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

thespec

Many gardeners are confused by what constitutes an heirloom plant.


Facilities for flower industry to boost exports

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

THE NEWS

Flowers not only have the power to make individuals? mood pleasant, but in today?s world many countries are earning a huge amount of money by exporting this delicate product.


Valentine's Day War of the Roses

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Smart Money

Valentine's Day is the biggest holiday for fresh flower sales, accounting for 40% of annual revenue, according to the Society of American Florists, a trade group.


Antalya Flower Sector Aims at $60 mln in Exports

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 06:00:00 GMT

Hurriyet Daily News

The Antalya Flowers Exporters Union, Turkey is aiming for an increase of 20 percent in flower exports this year as the negative effects of the global economic crisis begin to wane.


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