Harvesting Flowers: A Matter of Timing

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clockThey say that timing is everything. It’s true in life and it’s especially true when it comes to harvesting flowers. Harvest too late, and you can reduce vase life. Harvest too soon, and you have an immature flower that hasn’t had sufficient time to develop, and may never properly bloom. So, how do you know when to harvest flowers?

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Mother’s Day Flowers by the Numbers 2015

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mothers daySpring celebrations keep coming. Valentine’s Day and Easter/Passover are behind us. Prom season is here. And Mother’s Day – the floral industry’s second-biggest holiday – is only days away. If you are a floral professional, you probably won’t catch a breath between now and May 10th. You will be too busy racking up the statistics listed below!   Read more

Floralife Promotes Sustainability

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earth dayEarth Day celebrated its 45th birthday this week. Without delving into the politics of the issue, most people agree that resources on our fair planet are limited. We need to be responsible when it comes to using and managing these resources. Promoting Sustainability is the cause these days, and Floralife is proud to pitch in.

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Express Yourself Properly with Flower Protocol

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give flowersSpring is in full bloom and flowers are everywhere. It is also a time of flower giving, with Easter and Passover just passed, and Mother’s Day and wedding season ahead. If you plan to give flowers, you could just dash into the store and grab the prettiest ones. Or, you could go old school and let Flower Protocol decide!

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Care and Handling Videos for Floral Pros and Enthusiasts

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christy“Floralife knows that proper care and handling will give you the freshest, healthiest and longest lasting cut flowers.” That’s the opening line of each of Floralife’s recent care and handling videos on YouTube. These videos provide good, basic information on floral care and handling, as well as useful Floralife products to help you get the job done.

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