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Begonia

Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family Begoniaceae. The genus contains more than 1,800 different plant species. The Begonias are native to moist subtropical and tropical climates. Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climates. In cooler climates some species are cultivated outside in summertime for their […]

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums, sometimes called mums or chrysanths, are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Asia and northeastern Europe. Most species originate from East Asia and the center of diversity is in China. Countless horticultural varieties and cultivars exist. Over 140 cultivars of chrysanthemum have gained the Royal Horticultural […]

Annual Live Plant Growers Meeting

San Diego County Farm Bureau Eric Larson will be our Guest Speaker updating us on the important issues that effect our industry. SDC Farm Bureau Nov. 7, 2018 6:00 pm (Dinner & Meeting at 7:00) 420 S. Broadway, Escondido 92025 Cost: $50-Members, $55-Non Members, $60 at the door EVENT SPONSORS AHS-American AgCredit-Berger-Green-Planet Soil-Harrell’s-SDG&ESorensen-G.H.-Target Specialty Products

54th Annual Golf Tournament

The San Diego Flower & Plant Association invites you to attend their 54th Annual Golf Tournament Golf and Dinner event featuring prizes for: closest to the pin, longest drive, putting contest Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 – 1 p.m. Shotgun start Registration begins 11:30 am Dinner immediately following golf game Location: Twin Oaks Golf Course 1425 […]

Succulent plant

In botany, succulent plants, also known as succulents, are plants that have some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions. The word “succulent” comes from the Latin word sucus, meaning juice, or sap. Succulent plants may store water in various structures, such as […]

Orchidaceae

The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. Along with the Asteraceae, they are one of the two largest families of flowering plants. The Orchidaceae have about 28,000 currently accepted species, distributed in about 763 genera. The determination […]

Rose

A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears. There are over a hundred species and thousands of cultivars. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing or trailing with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers […]

Christmas Cactus

Plants are offered for sale under a variety of common names. The earliest English common name was “Christmas cactus”. In Europe, where plants are largely produced for sale in the period before Christmas, this remains the most widely used common name in many languages for cultivars of all groups (e.g. Weihnachtskaktus in German,[22] cactus de […]

Dinner and Meeting with Chris Berg, President of BlueSkye Creative

Introducing: Chris Berg, President of BlueSkye Creative Chris will be presenting a unique portfolio of marketing concepts to pitch our industry’s product in a B2B environment. BlueSkye Creative is a San Diego based marketing firm specializing in the horticulture industry. As the leader of BlueSkye Creative, Chris has worked on in-depth marketing programs for breeders, […]

Sunflower

History of the Amazing Sunflower Close-up of a single
blooming sunflower
in a field of sunflowers The story of sunflower (Helianthus Annuus ) is indeed amazing. The wild sunflower is native to North America but commercialization of the plant took place in Russia. It was only recently that the sunflower plant returned to North America to become […]