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UK: Bradley florist urges people to buy British

A Bradley based artisan florist is marking this week's British Flowers Week by urging people to buy home grown blooms.And, Susan Dobson, of The Yorkshire Dales Flower Company, will be offering discounts for her autumn workshop on bookings placed before the week is out.Her workshops, which take place at her.....

Who will be the next winner of the Wim Hazelaar Trophy?

The first edition was held in November 2016. Karin Pasman received the Mobach Wim Hazelaar Trophy out of the hands of Ruud Hazelaar. She was the first winner of the competition, organised during the International Floriculture and Horticulture Trade Fair. The question is who will be her successor, as the.....

Flower delivery blossoms in the Philippines

Already being in the flower delivery industry for 10 years, FG Davao had been a witness of the different types of love stories blossoming and withering and blossoming again, not just in the city but as well as other parts of the country.Starting out as an online business on Friendster in 2007, FG Davao was a.....

workshop by Georg Lersch

Anthurium in flower arrangements

Flower designer Gregor Lersch gave a five-day seminar to a big group of professional flower artists from June 1st – June 5th. Anthurium cut flower Terrasol played the leading part during those days.At the seminar ‘5 Days and 5 Stories’ Gregor Lersch processed the Anthurium cut flower Terrasol in beautiful.....
June 12-18

UK: ‘Flowers for Hope Week’ in memory of Jane Packer

Internationally renowned and pioneer florist, Jane Packer, sadly passed away from a brain tumour in 2011.This is your chance to engage in a nationwide fundraising campaign to find a cure for this devastating disease and support the charity, Brain Tumour Research whilst celebrating the creativity of the.....

September 18, Brisbane

Australian Flower Festival announced

The inaugural Australian Flower Festival is being held in Brisbane on Monday 18th September to coincide with Australian Flowers Week (16-24 September). The festival is expected to attract over 250 professional florists and will also open some areas, such as the floristry competition and demonstration areas,.....

US (CA): Rene Van Wingerden wins CCFC Floral Design Challenge

Rene Van Wingerden of Ocean Breeze Floral Farms won this year’s Floral Design Challenge. Hosted by the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC), the Floral Design Challenge was created to engage California lawmakers to help raise the profile of California’s flower farmers in Sacramento and to help kickoff.....

How flowers inspire fashion

Flowers follow, compliment and inspire fashion and vice versa. We see runways filled with fresh flowers for fashion shows, who can forget Christian Dior’s Autumn/Winter 2012 Couture show with the walls of entire rooms lined with fresh flowers. Or the beautiful runway decorated with wild flowers by Adelaide.....

more people turned retail florists

US: Consumers spent more on floral Mother’s Day gifts this year

Feeling good about Mother’s Day? You’re probably not alone. About 35 percent of Americans reported buying fresh flowers and plants as Mother’s Day gifts this year. That figure is in line with 2015 results and comes from a new Society of American Florists-commissioned survey from Ipsos Public Affairs, which.....

UK: Hydrangeas in the spotlight at Chelsea Flower Show

Every year, during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Neill Strain focuses on a single flower type and creates an exceptional showcase at his Belgravia boutique for all to enjoy. This year, it is the Hydrangea that takes centre stage. Neill will host HELLO HYDRANGEA! - a definitive look at the new star of the.....

Tulipa Rebel Yellow

NL: New Bloomon tulip ready to conquer the world

Together with the growers of Remarkable Tulips, the Tulipa Rebel Yellow was introduced on May 3: the first Bloomon tulip. This brand new yellow-fringed species comes fresh from the Noordoostpolder, the Netherlands, and is ready to conquer the world.Dutch glory, yellow, with a rebel's edge: the first real.....

Canada: Slow flower movement blooming in Ontario

With vibrant buttercups and snapdragons bunched together with mint, pampas grass and branches poking through, Jennifer Fowlow’s bouquets look like they were picked fresh off farmland.And they were. The “slow flower” movement — a surge in homegrown flowers over imported grocery store bouquets — is the new.....

US (NJ): Flower shop owner caught stealing cemetery flowers

Pictures from a cemetery in Morris County show what police say is a local florist stealing flowers.CBS2’s Dave Carlin spoke exclusively to the woman Friday.Investigators say that woman is 59-year-old Lynda Wingate, who owns a nearby flower shop.“You’re innocent until proven guilty,” Wingate told Carlin.....