As grim as this winter has been, spring is right around the corner. Of course, for the floral pro, it won’t truly be spring until those first bulb flowers make their way into your shop. To help you get ready, Floralife® has penned another care and handling piece for our friends at Florists’ Review entitled “Bulb Flowers: Preserving the First Smiles of Spring.”
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.
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!