Holiday Flowers are Big Business!

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poin2It’s Christmas Day 2015, and those who celebrate it are likely to be spending this day with family and friends, and not reading floral industry blogs. In fact, you may wish to take a break from the subject of holiday flowers; Christmas/Hanukkah is the peak time of the floral year, and you have probably been pretty busy lately. How busy is it? Let’s take a look!

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Amsterdam Floral Trade Shows Coming Soon!

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IFTF FloraHollandGrab your wooden shoes and get ready to enjoy two of the world’s biggest floricultural trade shows – the International Floricultural Trade Fairs (IFTF) and FloraHolland Trade Fair in the Netherlands. The trade shows happen in a little over a month, and excitement is building. And Floralife and OASIS® Grower Solutions will be there!

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Getting Fresh at Fresh Summit

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pmaWhichever industry you work in, it’s still a business, full of the usual pressures and hassles. If you’re lucky, your industry puts on a show once a year where you can meet with your colleagues, be refreshed, learn new trends and skills and, let’s be honest, have a little fun. The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Convention and Expo is one such place.

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Cut Flower Care and Handling: Anemone

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anemoneFloralife 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 something for everybody. Let’s go down the list! Today’s star is the Anemone!

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Surviving Mother’s Day

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mothers day2Floral professionals, are you exhausted yet? You will be – Mother’s Day is one of your biggest weekends of the year!  How do you keep your sanity between now and the moment you click off the “Open” sign on Sunday afternoon? Several floral bloggers have addressed this topic, and we would like to pass their wisdom on to you!
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