Red Roses at Christmas? 

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Red roses at Christmas… it seems such a natural fit. Red roses are popular anyway, and everything ELSE seems to be red at Christmas, so let’s pop into the florist’s and buy an arrangement for the dinner table! But you soon discover that, in North America, red roses at Christmas are as rare as legitimate Santa Claus sightings. In your frustration, you may say things that land you on the Naughty List. So, as a public service, Floralife and Florists’ Review present the informative holiday piece, “’Tis the Season.”

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Common Flower Problems: Prevention is Key

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Flower problems caused by disease, growing conditions, or handling are a profit killer! In the floral industry, you need a full complement of flowers in the best condition possible; flowers with diseases can ruin your business quickly! Recognizing and avoiding common flower maladies is the subject of the latest FLORALIFE® article in Canadian Florist entitled, aptly enough, “Preventing Common Flower Problems.”  

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Chrysanthemum: Pushing Back the Winter!

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Whether you call it Chrysanthemum, Mum, or Pompon, this bright, bouncy bloom has a special place in the heart of the cut flower or gardening enthusiast. It’s often one of the last blooms standing as winter’s gloom gathers. If you’re making a brave last stand for floral beauty, you’ll want to keep those mums looking good and lasting long. Floralife and LivRio have the care and handling info you need in “Chrysanthemums: Humble Yet Mighty!”

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The Flower Chain: An Epic Journey to Fresh

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Flower chain, supply chain, distribution chain… whatever you call it, it’s sort of hard to believe that a perishable product can travel so long and so far, arriving at its destination in good shape and with plenty of life remaining. It’s taken many years of research and trial to hone the art of flower care and handling but it’s worth the effort to protect your flowers and optimize their performance during that epic voyage. That’s the topic of the latest Floralife® article in Florists’ Review, “A Flower’s Journey to Fresh.”

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Common Flower Problems: Be Proactive!

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Common flower problems are… common. In a big floral shipment, issues such as such as botrytis, ethylene-related issues, and others are hard to avoid. But if you’re proactive, you CAN keep these problems in check to help ensure (as the Osmond Brothers told us) that “one bad apple don’t spoil the whole bunch, girl.” This is the advice contained in the latest Floralife® article for Florists’ Review: Preventing Common Flower Problems.”

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