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2019 Flower Trends Revealed in Four Inspired Design Styles

Posted by Joe Barnes on October 16 2018

First-look: Next year’s floral trends!

The annual Flower Trends Forecast, published by International Floral Distributors (IFD) is widely regarded as the floral industry’s “first-look” into the trending color schemes, accents and flowers for the coming year. Its..

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4 Easy Steps for Decorating A Holiday Mantel

Posted by Sharon McGukin on September 27 2018

When it's time for holiday decorating, whether in your home or the home of a client, remember that the mantel or accent areas are two easy places to start. Use fresh or faux decorating materials, or a mixture of the two, to add a festive touch to holiday events.

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5 Ways to Perfect Your Floral Work for Prom

Posted by Joe Barnes on February 27 2018

Every April May and June, high-school proms deliver a boon to florists across the country. Corsages and boutonniere orders flood in, bringing with them much-needed revenue transitioning into the slow, summer months. Prom is hard work for florists, but vital in..

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Checking the MarketFresh™ Flower Pulse Before Valentine’s Day

Posted by Joe Barnes on January 30 2018

A Pre-Valentine Flower Farm Report

Valentine’s Day 2018 is heating up, and florists across the country are preparing for a busy week ahead of February 14th. The economy is doing well, and consumers are experiencing a nice uptick in discretionary income. Expectations..

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5 Tips To Help Plan Your Wholesale Tulip Purchases

Posted by Joe Barnes on January 15 2018

From Bulbs to Bouquets, What Your Business Needs To Know About Tulips

Originally from Turkey, tulips were actually used as currency in the Netherlands during the Middle-Ages. Today, tulips hold high value for beauty and color within the “currency” of top florists...

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