Sanitation Promotes Longer Vase Life

Posted on Categories Cut Flower Care, Processing FlowersTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment
 

sanitation FLO 01Floralife Research Updates are a valuable source of flower knowledge aimed at helping growers, transporters, wholesalers and retailers get the most from their investment, and present healthy, long-lasting flowers to the consumer. Let’s take a look at a recent flower processing essay, “Sanitation: A Critical Aspect of Flower Care and Handling.”

  Read more

Scent Free Leafshine: the Nose Knows!

Posted on Categories Cut Flower Care, Floralife News, Flower ScienceTags , , , , Leave a comment
 

leafshineScent sensitivity is a real thing. Sometimes, a scent is simply displeasing. Other times, it triggers reactions in people, from headaches to rashes. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, there are at least 5,000 fragrances in use in modern products. Maybe we could stand to lose a few? That’s what Floralife customers said, and we responded with new Scent-free Leafshine!

  Read more

Know Your Finishing Spray

Posted on Categories Cut Flower Care, Flower Science, Processing FlowersTags , , , , , Leave a comment
 

spraysFloralife offers three high-quality finishing sprays for the floral professional. Of course, when there are three of anything, it can sometimes be unclear as to which finishing spray to use when. Or, you may assume that one product will do the job in any situation. So, let’s unlock the mystery together, shall we?

  Read more

June Focus: Wedding Flowers

Posted on Categories uncategorizedTags , , , , , Leave a comment
 

brideJune 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?

  Read more

Florists and Gardeners and Happiness

Posted on Categories Floralife News, Processing FlowersTags , , , , , Leave a comment
 

lady in gardenIn a report that has been making the rounds in the Floriculture press (you’ll see why) a UK economist and behavioral scientist says he has found the secret to happiness: choosing your job carefully. He has done the research and it turns out that the happiest professions are florist and gardener.

  Read more