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Thursday November 13th, at Victoria East Golf ClubSee FlyerPlenary Speakers: Dr. Eric Tedford and Dr. Roger Day
Join the plenary speakers along with Dr. Craig Drury (AAFC -…
Dr. Sara Mann from the University of Guelph and Dr. Marie-Helene Budworth from York University, in collaboration with Ken Linington, are conducting a study examining the effectiveness of Supervisory Training in the Agri-Food industry.
Flowers Canada is pleased to announce that Rhapsody is now registered for the suppression of powdery mildew diseases (Oidium spp., Erysiphe spp.,Sphaerotheca spp.) on…
Please see Flowers Canada's statement on Ornamental production and Pollinator Health here.
Jordan Station, Ontario
Bayview Flowers roots were established in 1948 when Clarence van Staalduinen Sr. immigrated from Holland and commenced growing gladiolas for the markets in Toronto, Ontario. In 1952, Clarence moved to Brantford, Ontario where he grew a variety of cut flowers and potted plants.
In 1965 and later in 1980, in keeping with the company's growth, additional greenhouses were built in the Brantford area. Clarence Sr. introduced his son's Len,…
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In early 2012, FCO members supported a funding request for a Water Specialist to provide guidance to the floriculture sector on the issues related to water management. The Water Specialist role has two main components...
Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. (FCO) received funds from the Canadian Agriculture Adaptation Program (CAAP) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to study access to propagative materials for the bulb sector.
The long red, weeping inflorescences of Amaranthus add a graceful elegance to arrangements. The flowers can drape from the vase down to the table, adding a dimensional style not possible with more upright flowers. Can be preserved for dried flower arrangements. Amaranthus symbolize…
Amaryllis are a familiar winter-season potted plant but the flowers are also great for cut arrangements. Their bold size and bloom color make an amazing focal point for cut bouquets. Create a dramatic effect by using a few single stems in a tall vase. Amaryllis blooms symbolize pride…
The large, exquisite blooms of Amaryllis have made it a popular plant for brightening up dreary winter days. Amaryllis are native to South America and grow from a bulb. When blooming is finished enjoy the plant for its attractive foliage. It is possible to get the bulb to bloom again…
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…
One look at the foliage and there's no question about how this plant got its common name. The deep green foliage with distinct white veins instantly brings to mind an image of a striped zebra! Makes an extraordinary display when in flower. The booms are actually small and…
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”.
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”.
Azaleas are popular in gardens throughout the world for their glossy foliage and eye-catching clusters of funnel-like blooms. These same features in Florist Azaleas make them a wonderful choice for instantly brightening any room as a houseplant! May bloom up to six weeks indoors!
All of the great features prized in traditional Florist Azaleas but with a twist. Tree Azaleas provide the same glossy foliage and lush, colorful blooms as regular Azaleas but on a plant that has been groomed into a small tree form. A wonderful gift idea for gardening friends who…
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…
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