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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Floralife Express Earns FloraHolland Verification!

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FloraHolland verification for Floralife Express Clear 100 for Roses: Smithers-Oasis recently received verification for its Floralife Express Clear 100 for post-harvest rose care from FloraHolland. Floralife Express Clear 100 received FloraHolland verification after a stringent, four-phased, year-long testing procedure that began in early 2017.

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Floral Pros Recognize Express Technology

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ExpressTechnology_Logo_FA_1.62016 was a big year for news about Floralife’s Express Technology – a solution that eliminates the need to recut flower stems during the harvest, wholesale and retail phases of the flower chain. Now, in the New Year, our friends at BloomNet and Floriology Magazine are helping to spread the word about Express Technology’s time and labor savings!

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Flower Care and Handling: Fun with Science!

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video 1Something fun appeared in the ol’ Floralife IN box the other day: a flower care and handling video produced by the American Chemical Society. They produce a series of brief how-to videos entitled “Reactions: This is Chemistry”, which explains the science behind everyday activities. And this one contains a little surprise, so let’s take a look!

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Floral Research: Water Uptake, Fresh Weight & Vase Life

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hydrate_2cFloralife 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. Today’s floral research addresses “Water Uptake, Fresh Weight and Vase Life in Cut Flowers with Commercial Hydration Treatment and Flower Food.” Let’s take a look!

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