Broaden Your Palette with Dyed Flowers

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There is no shortage of creative people in the cut flower business. They love to use all the old tricks – and conjure up new ones – in an ongoing effort to challenge themselves and to dazzle their clientele. One reliable trick of the trade is dyeing flowers. During the springtime holidays this old standby can add a touch of excitement around a busy shop, and in the final product! That’s the topic of FloraLife’s latest piece for Floriology, “Dyed Flowers Care and Handling.”

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A Fine Floral Finish!

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Last but definitely not least, finishing sprays are an important final post-harvest treatment you apply to the floral product before you send it home with your customer. There are different types of finishing sprays for different applications, so it’s important to understand which is which! That’s the topic of the latest FloraLife article for Florists’ Review, the aptly-named “Finishing Sprays.”

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Flowers to Dye For!

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Dyed flowers are one tool in the toolbox that designers use to shake things up creatively. At certain times of the year, dyed flowers are in big demand and big, bold primary colors will compete with the pretty pastels of spring. So how do you care for these dyed dandies?  That’s the topic of our latest article for LivRio: “Dyed Flowers Care and Handling!”

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Spring Bulbs to the Rescue!

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It seems like just when you’re ready to surrender to the winter blahs, her come those first crocuses breaking through the frost to brighten your day and provide a fresh perspective. Bulbs truly bring joy amid the gloom, so why not give them a little TLC in return? That’s the topic of our latest article for Florists’ Review: “Spring Sensation: Care and Handling of Cut Bulb Flowers.”

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The Successful Designer Knows the Rose!

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As you know, roses come in a variety of shapes and sizes and in a rainbow of colors. For the floral designer, this is part of the fun of working with the rose but it can also be a challenge. Becoming familiar with rose traits such as opening speed, petal count, and cut stage is part of the skill set of a successful designer. And it’s one great way to make sure your roses are “Open for Business,” which happens to be the title of our latest article for Floriology!

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