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2011-12-12 22:13:04

Survey of rose growers reveals trends, potential for export-quality products Roses are one of the leading cut flowers in the global floriculture trade. In the last few years, cut flower consumption and the market for high-quality flowers has increased in Pakistan as a result of the country's rapid economic growth, improved living standards, enhanced access to electronic media, and increasing demand from the country's growing hospitality industry. In Pakistan, where seasonable climatic...

2011-07-01 00:14:14

Alteya announces the completion of the 2011 Rose Harvesting season and comments on the outcome of this year's campaign in the Bulgarian Rose Valley. The Rose Valley, Bulgaria and Chicago, USA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Alteya Organics, a member of Alteya Group and a leading Bulgarian rose grower, essential oil distiller, and USDA Organic skin care manufacturer, announced this weekend the successful completion of the 2011 rose harvesting campaign. "The rose harvest was great this year. The mix...

2011-06-21 06:45:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first day of summer has dawned, and judging by the heat waves which engulfed most parts of the U.S. only weeks ago, the dog days of summer aren't far behind. While traditionally a time of vacations, cookouts and general relaxation, as the mercury rises, so do reported outbreaks of one of the most serious threats to summertime enjoyment: Weather-Induced Grouchiness (WIG). In response, the makers of [ yellow tail ] Moscato have created...

2011-04-27 06:05:00

SAN DIEGO, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deciding what to get moms on Mother's Day - whether it's for your mother, grandmother or mother-in-law - can be challenging. Whereas a girlfriend or significant other might be more forthcoming with hints regarding what they would like for Valentine's Day or Christmas, this may be less true for mothers on Mother's Day. One gift that is sure to please is flowers, and ProFlowers' floral experts have come up with a list of top five Mother's Day flower...

2011-02-11 19:37:43

A rose by any other name would smell "¦ like celery? North Carolina State University research intended to extend the "vase life" of roses inserts a gene from celery inside rose plants to help fight off botrytis, or petal blight, one of the rose's major post-harvest diseases. Some fungal pathogens, the bad guys that infect plants, produce a sugar alcohol called mannitol that interferes with the plant's ability to block disease like petal blight, which produces wilty, mushy petals...

2011-02-02 06:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProFlowers reports that a recent survey conducted by Luth Research shows that 91% of men who give flowers to their significant other on Valentine's Day do so to show their love to that special someone in their lives, most with no other motives or strings attached.(1) The study also shows other flower purchasing patterns surrounding this holiday. More than 75% of men have given flowers for Valentine's Day in the past two years. Of those men giving...

2011-01-17 00:00:42

Savor Sacred Rose® Organic Herbal Tea for a sensual herbal tea experience this Valentine's Day. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2011 Valentine's Day is an experience of romance for lovers. A new experience for tea lovers is Beloved: The Twin Souls® a Sacred Rose® Organic Herbal Tea blend. Beloved® is a Sacred Rose® alchemy aphrodisiac blended to inspire intimacy. As a signature product Sacred Rose® Organic Herbal Tea offers an alternative to the main stream...

2010-12-24 07:30:00

PASADENA, Calif. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of volunteers will decorate the Bayer Advanced Camelot float with thousands of fresh roses and other flowers as they prepare for the 122nd Rose Parade® on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 11 am ET (8 am PT). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101224/AT21862-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101224/AT21862-b ) The Bayer Advanced Camelot float celebrates the...

2010-05-28 15:00:00

Pink Intuition(TM), one of Benchmark Growers'( )trademark roses joins forces with celebrity designer Oscar Mora and Warner Bros for Sex and the City Premiere and "after party" BOGOTA, Colombia and HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pink Intuition(TM) roses glittered at the world premiere of Sex and the City 2 staring Sarah Jessica Parker and the cast of the hit HBO series Sex and the City. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100528/DC12682) The event which was held at...

2010-04-28 10:15:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co (NYSE: KR) will run for the roses this weekend as it celebrates the Kentucky Derby. For the 23rd year, Kroger's master floral designers will craft the "Garland of Roses" bestowed upon the winning thoroughbred. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100428/CL95025 ) "As the world's largest florist, Kroger floral designers are in the business of helping customers celebrate with flowers. Whether we're creating small...


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2005-07-12 15:35:56

The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub indigenous to East Asia. Also known as China rose and Shoe flower, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, and firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals....

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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