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sustainable cultivation according Stolk Flora

Macro-mites, essential oils and vital water for the orchid

At Waterdrinker’s Cash & Carry, in the coming weeks the spotlight will be on growers that contribute to a sustainable and healthy world in one way or the other. This has resulted in a story series, including this one: an interview with Jan Stolk and Marco Hartensveld of nursery Stolk Flora about their.....

British florists suffer from Brexit consequences

British florists are in trouble and have in some cases even been brought to their knees. Since Brexit flowers have become more expensive and, in addition, the pound has lost some value in relation to the euro.NOS spoke with two florists in the country and asked them about their findings. The one who runs a.....

"Setting new standards" with Floralife Express Technology

Smithers-Oasis introduces a new technology, which revolutionizes the floristry industry. All along, flowers had to be re-cut to ensure optimal hydration for a long flower life - that belongs to the past.Express products help farms to sell the length they cut, bouquet and wholesalers to sell the length they.....

Michiel Kuipers, Floraconcepts;

The ideal plant and pot combination

Which plant to combine with what pot and how should I display it in my shop? There is so much on offer and making the right choice is more difficult. Both provider and buyer sometimes seem to drown in the options. Tools that make smart selecting and preferably also visualization possible can help. And.....

Three startups that are disrupting the flower business

When Ben Dobbe, a fourth-generation flower grower from California, decided to get into the exploding e-commerce flower market, he knew he needed a partner. He saw a market opportunity to greatly increase his business but preferred to focus on what he does best: growing flowers. He turned to The Bouqs.....

NL: Arcadia starts with Antonov, Pjotr and Momoko

Arcadia and Dekker Chrysanten are strengthening their existing collaboration by expanding the range within Arcadia. The new location in De Lier, the Netherlands, will be completely filled with Antonov and Pjotr breeds. Momoko will be grown at their location in Woudtzicht, the Netherlands. This will make.....

Center stage for Avalanche roses of Meijer Roses

Flower Fashion decorates Kylie Minogue’s Christmas show

After a first Christmas concert last year, Kylie Minogue gave two sold-out Christmas concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in London this year. The hall was transformed into a modern winter wonderland. With about 100 musicians including a full orchestra, choir and her own pop band Kylie sang songs from her CD.....

Orticolario 2017

Registrations open for International Competition "Creative Spaces"

Registrations are now open for the International Competition “Creative Spaces”. Applications are welcome from designers, landscapers, and artistic installations from around the globe.Orticolario 2017 will be held on the 29th and 30th of September and the 1st of October in the historic grounds of Villa Erba.....

US: Ellen Frost recognized at cut flower conference

At the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers’ (ASCFG) 2016 National Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ellen Frost of Local Color Flowers in Baltimore, Maryland was presented the Allan M. Armitage Leadership Award.The Armitage Leadership Award is given to those in the floral industry who.....

IRISS

New measurement tool creates wealth of information

The newest machine vision technologies are very accurate. For example, with IRISS, a machine developed by 4More Technology, many aspects of roses are scanned and measured with millimeter accuracy. This results in new measurement data and potential new insights into cultivation.On LinkedIn Kees Bukman, who.....

Same-day floral delivery in Australian Capital Territory

Located in the heart of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Canberra Flowers has launched online at CanberraFlowers.com.au. Visitors to the Canberra Flowers website can order online now or learn more about what to look for in a floral transportation and delivery service. The new site’s blog section.....

US (OH): Dozens gather to learn and network at SAF 1-Day Profit Blast

Seventy-five floral industry members came together in Columbus, Ohio, on November 6 to learn how to make parties more profitable, unearth “hidden” profits and build better sales scripts, while also networking with fellow florists and learning about new products and vendors.Since attending SAF’s 1-Day Profit.....

Floral Agency, Wunderkammer decorate ‘Blumenhalle’ at Berliner Green Week

The Floral Agency and The Wunderkammer will be responsible for the realisation of the floral presentation in the ‘Blumenhalle’ during the International Green Week (IGW). This international green event, with some 400.000 visitors each year, takes place from 20 till 29 January 2017 in the Messe, Berlin. The.....

What's the difference?

Preserved flowers, dehydrated flowers and freeze-dried flowers

Fresh flowers, despite their unique beauty, wither and require special maintenance. An alternative would be to use preserved flowers, dehydrated flowers and freeze-dried flowers.Preserved flowersPreserved flowers undergo a very sophisticated drying process. This process is known as the preservation process,.....