Flower Food: Let’s Discuss Dosing

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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.

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Avoid Common Flower Ailments and Injuries

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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.

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Ranunculus: This “Little Frog” will Hop into Your Heart!

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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!

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Floralife®Express Clear 100 Verified by FloraHolland for Astilbe

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HASSELT, Belgium – May 3, 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, recently received verification from FloraHolland for its Floralife® Express Clear 100 for post-harvest astilbe care.

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“Flowers Love Food Too!” Campaign Launches in Europe

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HASSELT, Belgium – April 9, 2018 –Floralife®, a division of Smithers-Oasis Company, and worldwide leader in postharvest flower care and handling, announces a global integrated marketing promotion for its newly expanded Express Technology product line in Europe.

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