Floral Best Practices: USA Bouquet Company in the Spotlight

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usa1Floralife’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 Miami’s USA Bouquet Company. USA Bouquet shared with us the beauty of their flowers, as well as the technology, distribution logistics, sustainability and community involvement efforts that have landed them in the Spotlight!

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Floral Research: Longer Lasting Easter Flowers

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bulb 09Floralife 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 Easter flowers, specifically bulbs, and “Floralife® Bulb Flower Food Efficacy Trials.”

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Easter Flowers by the Numbers 2016

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easter lily 2This is Good Friday, which means Easter is right around the corner. As a floral professional, you have been preparing your business for Easter flowers since you closed the books on Valentine’s Day. Your retail space is teeming with Azaleas, Chrysanthemums, Daisies, Daffodils, Hyacinths, Tulips and, of course, Easter Lilies – all in preparation for North America’s 4th-biggest floral holiday of the year.

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Floral Best Practices: Flamingo Kingfisher Farm

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flamingo1 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 Kenyan grower Flamingo Kingfisher Farm. Flamingo 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!

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Cut Flower Care and Handling: Gladiolus

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glad criminalattFloralife has expanded the Flower Care and Handling section of our website to offer a bunch of 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 the Gladiolus!

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