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Ornamental and Nursery Crops

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Flowers, foliage, shrubs or trees for your farm or home! Find information about growing and selling houseplants, cut flowers and landscape materials that improve the aesthetic appearance of homes and businesses - both inside and out.

Native Plant Network.

Provides "information on the growing and planting of North American (Canada, US, and Mexico) native plants for restoration, conservation, reforestation, landscaping," etc. Includes free online access to Native Plants Propagation Protocol Database and links to the Native Plants Journal.

Flora of North America Association.

Presents "information on the names, taxonomic relationships, continent-wide distributions, and morphological characteristics of all plants native and naturalized found in North America north of Mexico."

North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension Service; North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Cooperative Extension Service.

Information about cultural practices, nursery short courses, upcoming events, nursery crop science experts and access to many publications and links.

North Carolina State University.

Search by crop or floriculture topic for information from North Carolina State University and other links of interest.

University of Massachusetts. Cooperative Extension Service.

Sections on educational programs, grower services, publications and fact sheets, pest management, resources for garden retailers, useful links, events and floriculture industry news.

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Production and marketing information for herbs, edible flowers, and specialty cut flowers. 

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center.

Compiled marketing and business information for various types of floriculture crops.

North Carolina State University. Extension Service.

Provides information on specialty cut flower production including publications, thesis and dissertations, research reports and data.  Floriculture InfoSearch contains information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites.