Cut Flower Care and Handling: Bird of Paradise

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bop3Floralife 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 something for everybody. Let’s go down the list! Today’s star is the Bird of Paradise!

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Hydrangeas and Hydration

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hydrangea hydrationResearch is one of our chief missions at Floralife. Which postharvest methods, practices, flower foods and treatments REALLY work? Which ones are just timeworn habits without much scientific value? We test various treatments on a variety of flowers, always looking to perfect the craft and science of postharvest care and handling. This month: Hydrangeas and Hydration!

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June Focus: Wedding Flowers

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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?

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Start Your Own Floral Business?

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open signAs we said last time, florists are happy people. And many people dream of owning their own business. So why not open a floral business? What does it take? Whether you are a flower enthusiast looking to “go pro”, a floral business employee looking to go out on your own, or an entrepreneur looking for an investment, here are some numbers to help clarify the picture.

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