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Business is blooming
Summer 2011
On a sunny weekend in early spring, 40 farmers and would-be cut flower growers fill the second floor of the barn at Jello Mold Farm in the Skagit Valley. Bundled in their coats against the cool mo...
Categories: Business, Agriculture, WSU Extension
Tags: Flowers, Gardens


Dahlias
Summer 2008
When Dan Pearson was eight years old, his father brought a batch of brown tubers home and planted them in the yard. Intrigued, Dan helped tend the vigorous plants that sprang from them and watched them bloom into flashy, brightly hued flowers, som...
Categories: Agriculture
Tags: Flowers, Dahlias


On the origin of species—again
Spring 2004
Everyone calls them genius awards, except the foundation that gives them. When describing recipients of its annual $500,000 grants, the MacArthur Foundation avoids "genius"-rather, says the Foundation, MacArthur Fellows are people who transcend bo...
Categories: Biological sciences
Tags: Evolution, Flowers


Fall is the time to plant bulbs—but maybe not the ones you'd planned on
Fall 2002
Another approach to perennials is to go back to basics--native plants.
Categories: Agriculture
Tags: Flowers, Gardening


Bulbs and blooms
Fall 2002
"Roozen" may mean "roses" in Dutch. But in Washington, it means tulips--to the tune of 50 million a year.
Categories: Agriculture, Business
Tags: Tulips, Flowers