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Growers Pesticide Safety Course

Tuesday June 9th, 2015 at the Vineland Research StationLearn about pesticide safety practices specific to greenhouse applications.1. IPM in the Greenhouse2. Worker Safety…

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Japanese Beetle Directive Updated

For those growers in Japanese Beetle (JB) regulated areas there have been some adjustments to the directives that instruct farmers on the treatment and handling of plant material…

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Poinsettia 2015: time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s

Rose Buitenhuis and Michael Brownbridge,Vineland Research and Innovation CentreAre you ready for poinsettia season? Over the coming weeks, poinsettia cuttings will arrive in great…

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Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. Board of Directors Appoints New Executive Director

May 4, 2015The Board of Directors of Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. (FCO) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Morse as Executive Director effective June 28,…

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Bradford Greenhouses Ltd.

Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario

Bradford Greenhouses is a true Canadian success story. In August of 1956 Francis Ferragine immigrated to Canada from England with his wife Chiara, his son's Tony & Peter and his daughter Mary. For the next 4 years Francis and his family spent their time working as labourers in the Holland Marsh for local farmers. In 1961 Francis purchased property in Bradford and began growing a company. In 1975 Bradford Greenhouses opened a…

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  • African Lily Indoors (Agapanthus species)

    Agapanthus is Native to South Africa. The tall vertical flower stems are topped by a lush cluster of blooms. Brings a distinctive architectural style to the interior and a refreshing tropical feeling. Plant in the garden when flowers have faded and this perennial plant will bring…

  • Allium, Ornamental Onion (Allium species)

    Ornamental onions are quite elegant compared to their edible relatives; garlic and onions. They grow naturally throughout the northern hemisphere and small regions of South America and Africa. Allium blooms symbolize unity, humility and patience.

  • Anthurium Indoors (Anthurium species)

    Anthurium bring the beauty of lush, green foliage to any room, with little care. An added bonus are the large, interesting blooms that look as if someone painted a leaf with glossy enamel! The blooms make for long lasting cut flowers, but be cautious of the sap, which can cause skin…

  • Butterfly Flower, Milkweed (Asclepias species)

    Grows in wild, open spaces in nature and brings a cozy, natural feeling to arrangements. Butterflies adore this flower so expect a few visitors if you use it in outdoor arrangements. Butterfly Flower symbolizes “let me go”.

  • Aster (Matsumoto, Callistephus chinensis)

    Matsumoto Asters are a cheerful addition to any bouquet. Their bright yellow centers give them a daisy-like charm. Asters are the birth flower for the month of September and symbolize “variety”.

  • Astilbe, False Spirea Indoors (Astilbe species)

    Astilbe’s finely cut foliage and feathery flower sprays bring a special grace and elegance to the interior. Plant in the garden when flowers have faded and this perennial plant will bring years of seasonal beauty to the landscape.

  • Baby's Tears Indoors (Soleirolia soleirolii)

    From a distance Baby’s Tears could easily be confused for moss, its low habit and dense mat of dainty little leaves cover the ground like a carpet. Its delicate charm conceals a surprisingly rugged plant. Baby’s tears grow very quickly, and look charming trailing over the edge of…

  • Baptisia, False Indigo (Baptisia australis)

    Baptisia is a native wildflower in North America. It earned the name “False Indigo” when it was discovered by early settlers that the blooms could be used to make dye. True indigo dye was quite expensive at that time, so this “false indigo” became a profitable alternative.…

  • Rex Begonia (Begonia rex)

    Rex Begonias have very dainty blooms but they are really grown for their bold, uniquely shaped, richly textured and patterned leaves. Brighter light will bring out any red tones in the foliage while lower light causes the silver sheen to take center stage. Provides year-round color…

  • Begonia Rieger (Begonia x hiemalis)

    Rieger begonias are a cross between tuberous and wax begonias. The result is beautiful glossy foliage with an abundance of dainty flowers. The blooms are an interesting combination of single and double-petaled flowers all produced on the same plant. Adds color and cheer to any room…

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