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The Niagara Pack Trials, a mini version of the more famous California industry tradition, attracted well over 100 people in June to a pair of locations in the Niagara Peninsula. Attendees came from Vermont, Illinois, Ohio, Québec and throughout Ontario.
July 10, 2008, Columbus, OH — As a final thankyou to the floriculture industry, the remaining funds from FloraStar ($36,318.50) will be donated to the American Floral Endowment (AFE) during this year’s OFA Short Course.
July 9, 2008, Toronto — The Ontario Legislature is used to polling, though June 24th featured a non-political topic. On that day, Pick Ontario partnered with Foodland Ontario to hand out cut flowers at Queen’s Park. The crowd favourites – unofficially, but nonetheless by a landslide – appeared to be calla lilies and gerbera daisies.

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Calla lilies and gerbera topped this 'poll'
The Ontario Legislature is used to polling, though June 24th featured a non-political topic. On that day, Pick Ontario partnered with Foodland Ontario to hand out cut flowers at Queen’s Park. The crowd favourites – unofficially, but nonetheless by a landslide – appeared to be calla lilies and gerbera daisies.
July 8, 2008 — Ecke’s first webinar on Energy Efficient Poinsettia Culture, broadcast on July 2, was so successful it’s being offered again. Growers can register now for the July 23 presentation, which will be aired from 9-10 a.m. PDT.
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Poinsettia webinar: back by popular demand

Ecke’s first webinar on Energy Efficient Poinsettia Culture, broadcast on July 2, was so successful it’s being offered again. Growers can register now for the July 23 presentation, which will be aired from 9-10 a.m. PDT.
June 30, 2008, Orlando, Florida — Element Imports’ new Eco line of 100 per cent biodegradable decorative pots recently won the new product award for home décor & accessories at the Super Floral Show.
June 30, 2008, Rotterdam, The Netherlands — The 59th Zonta International Convention formed the backdrop on this past weekend for the naming of a brand new rose. International Zonta president Olivia Ferry joined Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Maria van der Hoeven at the ceremony honouring the ‘Zonta+’ rose.
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‘Zonta+’ rose officially “named”

Rotterdam, The Netherlands — The 59th Zonta International Convention formed the backdrop on this past weekend for the naming of a brand new rose. International Zonta president Olivia Ferry joined Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Maria van der Hoeven at the ceremony honouring the ‘Zonta+’ rose.
Forgetting for a moment the achy back from weeding, the early morning alarms to get some watering in before the municipal restrictions kick in, and the constant berating of the family pooch for digging in the beds, plants offer considerable enjoyment.
June 17, 2008, St. Catharines, Ont. — Looking for a sure-fire way to stay ahead of your competition? How about researching exciting new introductions before the major trade shows and well in advance of reports in industry publications. Get a jump on the spring of 2009 now!
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COPF Niagara Pack Trials  |  June 25-26
Looking for a sure-fire way to stay ahead of your competition? How about researching exciting new introductions before the major trade shows and well in advance of reports in industry publications. Get a jump on the spring of 2009 now!
June 16, 2008 — Everyone is talking about how cold temperature poinsettia production will save energy and reduce production costs. Join Ecke’s expert technical staff for a special "cold grow" poinsettia webinar on July 2 (Energy Efficient Poinsettia Culture) that will provide detailed cultural information, scheduling and variety selection.
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Webinar on cool points production
Everyone is talking about how cold temperature poinsettia production will save energy and reduce production costs. Join Ecke’s expert technical staff for a special "cold grow" poinsettia webinar on July 2 (Energy Efficient Poinsettia Culture) that will provide detailed cultural information, scheduling and variety selection.
June 3, 2008 - A columnist for the Times-Victoria says succulents have become the jewels on the "little black dresses" of container gardens. Canada.com reports. | READ MORE

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