Sanitation in your floral cooler, work areas, buckets, tools – basically everywhere and everything – is one way to help ensure the health and vitality of the cut flowers you present to the customer. That’s the gist of a recent article Floralife® penned for our friends at Floriology, entitled “Sanitation Nation.”
Flower food dosing is a critical – yet sometimes overlooked – aspect of maintaining the vitality of cut flowers. Not enough flower food in your vase solution is ineffective. Too much is…too much and can cause damage to your flowers. The importance of striking a dosing balance, and how to do it, is the topic of Floralife’s latest care and handling piece in the September/October issue of Floriology.
A delicate beauty first discovered high in the Andes of Brazil and Chile, Alstroemeria was first introduced to delighted European flower lovers in the 18th century. Today, it is more popular than ever, and it’s the subject of the latest FLORALIFE® Care and Handling article in the October edition of LivRio!
Are you following FLORALIFE® care and handling articles on the Floriology website? For the past several months we have shared some of the fruits of our ongoing floral research, including pieces on rose care, flower foods, cutting vs NOT cutting stems, and proper sanitation. This month, we take a look at common Flower Ailments and Injuries: Causes and Prevention.
Attendees at the Society of American Florists (SAF) convention got to experience their own Field to Vase Dinner at last week’s Palm Springs show, thanks to Certified American Grown and sponsored in part by FLORALIFE®.