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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Vase Life: Who Has the Edge?

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Corby-20121109-00280Depending on their place of origin, your cut flowers have already lived a good portion of their lives by the time they make it to the mantle or dining table. So, when you display your lovely arrangement, the clock is ticking. Which flowers last longest, and which grace us with their beauty for only a short time? Let’s take a look!

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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