Floralife’s Spotlight Program is a series of articles about where cut flowers come from, the people who make it happen, and their floral best practices. Today we visit Miami’s USA Bouquet Company. USA Bouquet shared with us the beauty of their flowers, as well as the technology, distribution logistics, sustainability and community involvement efforts that have landed them in the Spotlight!
Floralife has expanded the Flower Care and Handling section of our website to offer a bunch of useful tips for the postharvest processing of many different varieties of cut flowers. Grower, wholesaler, retailer, enthusiast – there’s usually something for everybody. Let’s keep going down the list! Today’s star is the Gladiolus!
…don’t bash them! Of course, Valentine’s Day is a huge floral holiday. And what floral holiday would be complete without flower bashing by everybody who isn’t selling flowers!? “Flowers die. Give her _____ instead,” and so on. As usual, the Society of American Florists is on the case, documenting the abuses against Valentine’s Day flowers. And this year, there’s a social media twist!
Earlier this week, we brought you news about Floralife’s Express Technology. Namely, that we have expanded its No Stem Recut awesomeness from rose processing to a wider range of flowers. Now, it’s time to hear about the science behind this development, as well as a list of the many types of flowers we have tested!
Grab your wooden shoes and get ready to enjoy two of the world’s biggest floricultural trade shows – the International Floricultural Trade Fairs (IFTF) and FloraHolland Trade Fair in the Netherlands. The trade shows happen in a little over a month, and excitement is building. And Floralife and OASIS® Grower Solutions will be there!