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Color and fashion were the first topics of the day at Fred Howell’s field day. Surprising? Not if you want flowers to be a successful part of your business. “New color trends starts in home fashion magazines… it the color is accepted there, then it goes into women’s fashion, which is fairly disposable. Then it […]

October 5, 2017 


Field day will explore dried flower production at Howell’s Greenhouse and Floral – Sept. 23, near CummingFor Release: September 7, 2017Contacts: Fred Howell | Fred’s Greenhouse and Floral | (515) 981-0863 | howellfloral.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org CUMMING, Iowa – For beginning [...]

September 7, 2017 


Interest in locally raised cut flowers is a growing trend nationally, and within Iowa. More PFI farmers have started expressing interest in learning how to grow flowers to tap into this market (and for other reasons), and we’re pleased to be able to bring experienced cut flower farmer Jeanie McKewan to our 2017 annual conference […]

January 5, 2017