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How Natural Gas Fuels San Diego – A Video by SDG&E

Posted: Saturday, March 11, 2017

A few years ago SDG&E came out to the nursery to talk to Tony about how we use natural gas. The video is below, and you can read more here.

The Emotional Impact of Flowers

Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2001

With today’s high-tech and fast-paced lifestyle taking its daily toll on our lives, experts advise exercise and other personal lifestyle changes to relieve stress. According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, nature provides us with a simple way to improve emotional health – flowers. The presence of flowers triggers […]

Cross Fertilization – Floral Management’s 2000 Marketer of the Year

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2000

By Amanda Temple Floral Management, October 2000 Would you spend months in detail-heavy preparation, thousands of dollars in promotion and countless hours scrubbing, painting and gussying up for your open house if you knew that your competition was doing the exact same thing… on the exact same day. Well, if you’re Janet Kister, you’d not […]

Orchids, bromeliads join list of air scrubbers

Posted: Friday, February 21, 1992

VIRGINIA – The list of plants that purify the air continues to grow. Orchids and bromeliads removed air-polluting chemicals from tightly sealed environments in experiments conducted by former NASA scientist Bill Wolverton The two flowering plants were shown to release oxygen and convert carbon dioxide to organic acids during the night when stomata were open, […]