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Season Extension Topic Room / Learning Center / SARE

Season Extension Topic Room / Learning Center / SARE | Local Flowers | Scoop.it
Discover a wealth of educational materials developed out of SARE-funded research on season extension.
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Start a Home Business Growing and Selling Cut Flowers | The New Business Idea

Start a Home Business Growing and Selling Cut Flowers | The New Business Idea | Local Flowers | Scoop.it
How to Start a Flower Business from Home, Designing Floral Arrangements and Selling Cut Flowers to Local Retailers.
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Where have all the monarch butterflies gone?

Where have all the monarch butterflies gone? | Local Flowers | Scoop.it

An annual count shows the number of orange-and-black butterflies has crashed in the past two decades. But there's something you can do to help. 

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As cut flower growers, we can do a lot to help monarchs and other beneficial insects. Many of the flowers you already grow are good sources of nectar, and it's a simple thing to put in a row of Ascepias!

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Cut Flowers : Henry Homeyer

Cut Flowers : Henry Homeyer | Local Flowers | Scoop.it
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An interesting Valentines Day post about imported versus domestic cut flowers.

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Grow Your Own: turning flowers into food - Herald Scotland

Grow Your Own: turning flowers into food - Herald Scotland | Local Flowers | Scoop.it
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Grow Your Own: turning flowers into food
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Flicking through the pages, I came across his flowerdew salad – a stunning mix of colourful flowers and fresh herbs.
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The USDA's Sustainable Food Champion Steps Down

The USDA's Sustainable Food Champion Steps Down | Local Flowers | Scoop.it
Will her legacy—the innovative "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" program—live on?
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Everyone has been wondering whether Kathleen Merrigan left voluntarily. According to Tom Philpott, she did. We wish her all the best, and thank her for her powerful advocacy for small farms and farmers markets.

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Scented Narcissi // About Us

Scented Narcissi // About Us | Local Flowers | Scoop.it
Exquisite Scented Narcissi flowers. These exquisite multi-headed, fragrant blooms from Lilliputian fields scattered across the Scillonian archipelago ­ only 28 miles from the coast of Cornwall.
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We could be doing more with scented narcissi in the U.S. We can certainly grow them! Maybe we just need to create a market for them. Take a look at this website from the Isle of Scilly in the UK, where narcissi are a big business.

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