US House Votes To Extend The Expiring AGOA

January 8, 2010 The Daily Nation

Kenyan flower exporters get a reprieve after the U.S. extended trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). AGOA provides duty-free treatment for nearly 6,500 items from Kenya including cut flowers.

Orchids: This Flower’s No Diva

Orchids also have a reputation as finicky plants that need special treatment. Not so.

Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse Conducts Its Own Poinsettia Trials

Mitchells Nursery & Greenhouse Inc. in King, N.C., recently conducted a survey of 72 varieties of poinsettias at its consumer open house event in early December. Consumers voted for their top five favorites in each category, as well as their three overall favorites.

Pantone’s 2010 Color Of The Year: Turquoise

Color authority Pantone has announced turquoise as its pick for 2010 Color of The Year.

DIY Wedding Flowers Is Fastest Growing Trend For 2010

January 4, 2010 FiftyFlowers.com

Traffic increases at FiftyFlowers.com indicate that DIY flowers could be one of the fastest growing wedding trend for 2010.