Monthly Archives: September 2011

Floral Industry Economical Status

Since the global economy has faltered, people are not spending money on gifts and flowers as they have in the past. If a family has to struggle just to make a mortgage payment and pay for utilities, their budget will not permit them to send flowers to distant relatives. Sending flowers overseas was once a &hellip Continue reading »

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Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer

Do you know what the largest trade building in the entire world is?  It’s the Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer in the Netherlands!  The Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer sets the world price for flowers and plants each morning between 7am and 11am through an auction.  Every day, 19 million flowers and 2 million plants are sold through 13 clocks in &hellip Continue reading »

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Rustic Fall Flowers

The Flower Shop Network has posted yet another fantastic blog we wanted to share with you.  This one was written by Hannah Gonzalez.  Visit their website at www.flowershopnetwork.com for more great floral tips and ideas.   And with fall right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking Autumn colors! You want your &hellip Continue reading »

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How well do you know your flowers?

Mandy Maxwell from the Flower Shop Network in Paragould, Arkensas wrote this fantastic blog about the parts of the flower that everyone seems to forget.  We found this blog to be quite helpful and hope you do too! I realize most of our followers work with flowers every day, but do you know the parts? &hellip Continue reading »

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Constance Spry

CONSTANCE SPRY (1886-1960) As a florist, social reformer, teacher and best-selling author, Constance Spry  democratised home-making in mid-20th century Britain by teaching millions of people that – with a little imagination – they could beautify their homes with flowers plucked from hedgerows and scraps of wasteland. Few people have had such a powerful influence over &hellip Continue reading »

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The ultimate arrangement

Sometimes I feel like an arrangement just won’t do in an ordinary vase.  But what can you use instead?  Well, our imaginations our endless, so this shines a positive light on this flower vessel dilemma.  Along with flowers, what is one thing that all girls seem to love?  Any takers?  Shoes!!  A cute shoe and &hellip Continue reading »

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