Tag Archives: Slow flowers

Lasting Freshness - Bringing Flowers Inside

80% of the flowers sold in the US are grown overseas.  Lise Jenkins talks to florists and farmers who are trying to change that.  Find out why slow flowers bring scent and stories into your home and how to extend … Continue reading

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August - In the Heat of Summer

This month we take you on a tour of the Dig It exhibit at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and continue our tour the Asiatic Arboretum at Duke Gardens by visiting the new expansion area.  You’ll also learn how … Continue reading

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Some Flowers are Slower than Others

The cut flowers you bring home from your local retailer may be more exotic than you think. Nearly 80% of the flowers sold in the U.S. were not grown here but have traveled thousands of miles often over several weeks … Continue reading

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July - Summertime Fun

This month we will get to know the Live Oak tree, learn about Biochar, and how to protect our gardens using Integrated Pest Management strategies.  Also, Charles Murphy begins a series introducing us to the Asiatic Arboretum at Duke Gardens … Continue reading

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