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A Space-Age Greenhouse

By Jacques FerareMarch 11th, 2014

As you know I travel quite a bit, and in the course of my journeys, I see many interesting things. In February, I had the opportunity to visit a very unique growing facility. While a greenhouse of size and automation is common in Holland or Denmark, it is pretty rare here in the US. During a...

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A Family Tradition of Breeding Exceptional Roses

By Jacques FerareJanuary 31st, 2014

If you read this blog often, you may already know that I have the opportunity to visit with Alain Meilland at his house in Cap d’Antibes on the French Riviera once in a while. It is always a pleasure to visit Alain and to learn from his deep knowledge of all aspects of the rose business: the good (...

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Roses for Autism

By Jacques FerareOctober 31st, 2013

A great idea that I thought was worth sharing. Perhaps a model you can use to reinvent your business? This is a bit different than what I usually blog about, but after watching this video sent to me by a good friend, I couldn’t resist sharing it. It is the story of how a florist rose greenhouse in...

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