Best Practices: Flower Transport and Storage

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Floralife 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 transport and storage essay, “Best Practices for Shipping & Storage of Fresh Cut Flowers.”   Read more

Floralife Flower Food “Best Overall”

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FF300 bestThe old joke is that there is no such thing as bad press, as long as they spell your name correctly. Sometimes, though, you get truly good press. And when it comes from a respected source, that’s something special! So, imagine our delight when Floralife earned a mention in Fine Gardening Magazine!

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Vase Life: Who Has the Edge?

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Corby-20121109-00280Depending on their place of origin, your cut flowers have already lived a good portion of their lives by the time they make it to the mantle or dining table. So, when you display your lovely arrangement, the clock is ticking. Which flowers last longest, and which grace us with their beauty for only a short time? Let’s take a look!

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Harvesting Flowers: A Matter of Timing

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clockThey say that timing is everything. It’s true in life and it’s especially true when it comes to harvesting flowers. Harvest too late, and you can reduce vase life. Harvest too soon, and you have an immature flower that hasn’t had sufficient time to develop, and may never properly bloom. So, how do you know when to harvest flowers?

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Easter Flowers by the Numbers 2015

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lily2 copyAEaster is upon us. If you are a floral professional, you have been gearing your business toward Easter flowers since the dust settled on Valentine’s Day. Your retail space is teeming with Tulips, Chrysanthemums, Hyacinths, Daffodils, Azaleas, Daisies and, of course, Easter Lilies – all in preparation for North America’s 4th-biggest floral holiday of the year.

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