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.
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!
June is National Rose Month in America. In fact, America’s love affair with the rose goes all the way back to the Father of Our Country (and prolific rose breeder), George Washington. George bred and developed a variety named for his mother that we still enjoy today! Roses are popular all year round, but June – prime wedding season – is where we come to celebrate this timeless, versatile beauty.