Research is one of our chief missions at Floralife. Which postharvest methods, practices, flower foods and treatments REALLY work? Which ones are just timeworn habits without much scientific value? We test various treatments on a variety of flowers, always looking to perfect the craft and science of postharvest care and handling. This month: Hydrangeas and Hydration!
June has arrived. This means wedding season is upon us, and with it comes the demand for wedding flowers! Some say that the “June Bride” tradition is evolving, with weddings spreading out more evenly over the entire summer. However you slice it, there will be a lot of money changing hands for wedding flowers in 2015. But how much money?
As we said last time, florists are happy people. And many people dream of owning their own business. So why not open a floral business? What does it take? Whether you are a flower enthusiast looking to “go pro”, a floral business employee looking to go out on your own, or an entrepreneur looking for an investment, here are some numbers to help clarify the picture.
Say, would you like to boost your morning mood; increase feelings of compassion and kindness for others; banish anxieties, worries and the blues; and provide a boost of energy, happiness and enthusiasm at work? Researchers in University studies have the answer: Flowers!
That bouquet of fresh cut flowers you just brought home is a joy that you want to last as long as it can. There are some simple steps you can take, and some very useful products from Floralife, to extend the life and beauty of your cut flowers.