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Six Ways to Keep Flowers No. 1 on Valentine's Day

Posted by Sharon McGukin on December 18 2018

Six Ways to Keep Flowers The No. 1 Gift on Valentine's Day

Every year on Feb. 14, Valentines around the world have celebrated love by giving flowers to their sweethearts in a tradition that has lasted for a few thousand years.

Yet luxury gifts like jewelry, perfume,..

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Classic White Roses: A Quick Guide

Posted by Christy Bonner on December 13 2018

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Throughout the ages, it has been said that white roses were the first roses ever created. Legend has it that, one day, the white rose was tainted with blood - turning it red. Of course, this means the red rose was the ..

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8 Benefits the Cloud Can Provide Your Event Floral Business

Posted by Joe Barnes on November 19 2018

If your laptop crashes, will your event floral business crash with it? What about that one massive Excel file that contains all of your proposals, pricing, and customer notes? For many event designers, there are a lot of eggs in one basket. If that basket breaks,..

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3 Ways To Look at Sympathy Work From A Different Angle

Posted by Joe Barnes on November 05 2018

Funeral designs have always been a vital component of our floral industry. As the world has grown more complex, though, so have the options available to the flower-buying public – especially those mourning the loss of a loved one.

Keeping up with the times means..

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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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