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Monday, May 14, 2012

We are living busy lives! No wonder people are looking for comfort and ease. Comfort in this case is the sense of shelter from the fast-paced society. People create this from their surroundings. Ease has to do with optimizing the value of time: people will be looking for products and services that can save time and effort.

One way to de-clutter life and save time is by doing more with less. We expect an increase in products and services that serve multiple pur....

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Friday, April 27, 2012

Global urbanization remains a major trend. Today, half the world’s population (about 3 billion people) lives in urban areas. The urban lifestyle is faster-paced than its rural counterpart and comes with a more apparent sense of urgency.

Because of increasing urbanization and, therefore, a faster pace of life, consumers are looking for an interior design that feels more casual and rural,....

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Friday, April 20, 2012

We’ve got a few PGR tips and tricks up our sleeves that will get you the awesome basal branching you’ve been dreaming about for your Osteos, Calis and Argys!

When it comes to these three crops, flower bud initiation starts lateral branch development during finished growing. When flowering, these crops develop branches from the end of the stem to the base. The farther the first flower occurs from the base of the stem, the less basal the branching will be. Plants that....

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Using recycled materials in new products is an ongoing trend. Nowadays people are focusing more and more on minimizing their carbon footprint. More energy-saving lighting, less waste and all recyclable materials… Please!

Going green is super trendy and surprisingly affordable! Try incorporating recycled materials or vintage treasures into home and garden décor. Reclaimed wood is more popular than ever! Not only are these great materials for going green, but (maybe more i....

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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

A few days ago, Camila Valle (product rep) came to our product managers team with a question that she received from a customer: “Will osteo flowers stay open while inside a Las Vegas Casino?”

What a fun challenge to have!

Here are the results from a quick trial done by our culture research technician, John Muller.

One....

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