Social Media for Floral Pros

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socialmediaSomeone recently pointed out that Floralife (and Oasis!) had popped up in a conversation among floral professionals on LinkedIn. Just in case you don’t know, LinkedIn is a social media outlet like Facebook, but generally thought to be “more professional” in nature. And it sparked a question: are floral pros using social media to their best advantage?   Read more

Hydrangeas and Hydration

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hydrangea hydrationResearch is one of our chief missions at Floralife. Which postharvest methods, practices, flower foods and treatments REALLY work? Which ones are just timeworn habits without much scientific value? We test various treatments on a variety of flowers, always looking to perfect the craft and science of postharvest care and handling. This month: Hydrangeas and Hydration!

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Scent Free Leafshine: the Nose Knows!

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leafshineScent sensitivity is a real thing. Sometimes, a scent is simply displeasing. Other times, it triggers reactions in people, from headaches to rashes. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, there are at least 5,000 fragrances in use in modern products. Maybe we could stand to lose a few? That’s what Floralife customers said, and we responded with new Scent-free Leafshine!

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Ethylene and the Apple Test

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apple ethyleneHave you heard of Floralife’s apple test? It’s an experiment that illustrates the harmful effects that ethylene perpetrates on helpless cut flowers and flowering potted plants. It also illustrates the effectiveness of ethylene inhibiting products such as our EthylBloc™ Technology. So put on your lab coat and let’s take a look!

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Know Your Finishing Spray

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spraysFloralife offers three high-quality finishing sprays for the floral professional. Of course, when there are three of anything, it can sometimes be unclear as to which finishing spray to use when. Or, you may assume that one product will do the job in any situation. So, let’s unlock the mystery together, shall we?

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