Flower Food: Let’s Discuss Dosing

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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.

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Avoid Common Flower Ailments and Injuries

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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.

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FLORALIFE® offers Flower Food for Thought

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New FLORALIFE® “Flower Food for Thought” packet designs inspire consumers to engage with their floral purchases. The new program also educates and imparts good care and handling tips, as well as fun facts about flowers for the entire floral industry.

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Dynamic Disbuds: Caring for the Mighty Mum

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Disbuds, Mums, Chrysanthemums… whatever you call them, these flowers hold a special place in the heart of the floral professionals everywhere. They are varied, colorful and long lasting, so they offer the design flexibility and vase life that keeps florists – and customers – happy. And they’re the topic of Floralife’s latest Care and Handling piece in the August edition of LivRio Magazine!

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Ranunculus: This “Little Frog” will Hop into Your Heart!

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Ranunculus – for a flower so pretty, its name certainly stumbles across the tongue, doesn’t it? Apparently, these affordable, long lasting blooms take their name from the Latin word for Little Frog, perhaps named for the many varieties that flourish near water. Ranunculus care and handling is the topic of the latest Floralife article in July’s LivRio Magazine!

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