Sanitation in your floral cooler, work areas, buckets, tools – basically everywhere and everything – is one way to help ensure the health and vitality of the cut flowers you present to the customer. That’s the gist of a recent article Floralife® penned for our friends at Floriology, entitled “Sanitation Nation.”
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.
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.
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.
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!