Floralife Research Updates are a valuable source of cut flower knowledge. Our floral research helps growers, transporters, wholesalers and retailers get the most from their investment, and present a better product to the consumer. Today’s focus is on the holding and shipping portion of the flower chain, as we discuss the “Efficacy of Floralife® eZ Dose® Storage Solution.”
Floralife’s Spotlight Program is a series of articles about where cut flowers come from, the people who make it happen, and their floral best practices. Today we visit Colombian Alstroemeria grower Jardines de Los Andes. They shared with us the beauty of their flowers, as well as the sustainability, employee enrichment and community involvement efforts that have landed them in the Spotlight!
In the newly expanded Flower Care and Handling section of our website, Floralife offers several useful tips for the postharvest processing of many different varieties of cut flowers. Grower, wholesaler, retailer, enthusiast – there’s usually something for everybody. Let’s keep going down the list! Today’s star is everyone’s favorite floral accent: Gypsophila!
…don’t bash them! Of course, Valentine’s Day is a huge floral holiday. And what floral holiday would be complete without flower bashing by everybody who isn’t selling flowers!? “Flowers die. Give her _____ instead,” and so on. As usual, the Society of American Florists is on the case, documenting the abuses against Valentine’s Day flowers. And this year, there’s a social media twist!
Earlier this week, we brought you news about Floralife’s Express Technology. Namely, that we have expanded its No Stem Recut awesomeness from rose processing to a wider range of flowers. Now, it’s time to hear about the science behind this development, as well as a list of the many types of flowers we have tested!