Posts Tagged With: flowers

Mason Jars

The mason jar trend isn’t close to dying out anytime soon – and we’re glad because we love these cute little vessels! Time and time again we find ourselves placing mason jars upon tables or down the aisle. We’ve seem them in a few different colors – the blue tinted jars are definitely a favorite! &hellip Continue reading »

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Flower of the Month Friday

Last week, we focused on how the bride can use Lily of the Valley in her bouquet.  This week, it’s all about the guys!  This flower is the perfect addition to any boutonniere.  Take a look at some unique ideas… Share on Facebook Tweet This Post

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Scents you wanted to know..

Scent is such a popular element of cut flowers that the first thing most of us do when buying a bouquet is smell the flowers. Floral scents are one of the most popular smells, and the perfume industry expends a great deal of effort trying to reproduce the authentic fragrance of fresh flowers. There have &hellip Continue reading »

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Rose Producers

Large flower markets worldwide rarely leak out any information about their flower production process. With Valentine’s Day only 13 days away we can only imagine how crazy flower markets are for the next 2 weeks. Many rose farms make a large profit around this time every year. According to International Business Times, Colombia exports about &hellip Continue reading »

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Flower Preservation

There is a simple way to preserve your flowers once you get home, or have them delivered, when you realize there is no commercial flower preservative included in your arrangement. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and everybody wants their flowers to last as long as possible, especially when the flower giver is someone special.  Mix: &hellip Continue reading »

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Flower Givers

The Society of American Florists and the American Floral Endowment teamed up and commissioned a study in 2006 at Rutgers University to determine how people perceive others based on the types of gifts they give. Flowers givers rose to the top! Research proves that receiving flowers and being in the presence of flowers makes people &hellip Continue reading »

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January Flower Update

With half of the month yet to come I have compiled a list of flowers that are flourishing, in Florida, in January and in the following winter months. Typically spring is the season when flowers are blooming, but Florida’s weather allows for many different flowers to bloom due to the higher temperatures and humidity levels &hellip Continue reading »

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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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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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