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The hidden symbolism in Princess Diana’s White Garden

It’s a visual that’s equal parts beautiful and haunting: a sea of tributes and flowers, an estimated more than 60 million individual blooms, laid to rest outside Princess Diana’s former home at Kensington Palace, just as she was laid to rest herself.Cleanup took weeks: Fresh flowers were brought to London.....

US: Relief efforts underway for hurricane-impacted florists

As widely reported, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were two of the most intense and destructive storms ever to strike the United States, with Texas receiving the brunt of Harvey’s rain-soaked fury and Florida experiencing Irma’s incredibly powerful winds and dangerous storm surge.Millions of residents and many.....

Take a peek inside the Riga Flower Market in Moscow

Russia: Rose still the number one flower?

PHOTO REPORT Russia is a flower loving country and around 90 percent of the flowers are imported. The largest share of these flowers are sold in Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg. Last week, during the FlowersExpo week in Moscow, we got the opportunity to visit a flower market that has one of the largest selections of.....

Summer flower grower meeting in the theme of digitising

This year's annual meeting of Dutch summer flower growers National Summer Flower Show (NZBT) took place from September 7-10 in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands. On the busy evening of September 7, awards were handed out to those growers who presented the best flowers according to the judges, and attendees were.....

Tiny guerilla gardens turn potholes into pot plants

With blooming flowers and gardening taking over social media just in time for spring, Australian-expat gardener Steven Wheen has brought one of the most Instagrammable trends to the streets of Newtown, in the form of tiny pot-hole gardens.Known as The Pothole Gardener, Wheen has created buzz in the urban.....
Carmen Cosentino, Cosentino's Florist

US: How Irma's impact was felt in flower shops

The Hurricane Irma ripped through the state of Florida last week and affected the entire ornamental sector in the country. Several plant and tree nurseries are damaged and several flower shops have been without flowers for days. Also Carmen Cosentino of Cosentino's Florist was affected by the Hurricane Irma.....

Søren Schroll of Schroll Flowers:

EU: 'Supplying retailers has become more demanding'

Supplying retailers has become more demanding over the last years. They are becoming bigger and have more requirements. According to Danish hydrangea breeder and grower Søren Schroll of Schroll Flowers they want more colors, in larger quantities and above all in a high quality. "It is a challenge for many.....

US florists get creative with eclipse hype

On August 21, a total solar eclipse was visible across swaths of North America and US flower businesses were getting creative and implemented the solar eclipse hype into their products. Relles Florist in midtown Sacramento, for example advertised their new "Total Eclipse of the Heart" bouquets online Friday.....

Mats Boots, Brilliant Dutch:

Gold tulip bulb is 24-carat idea

"The tulip market needs to be renewed, and with this new tulip concept we are walking a new path." This was said by Mats Boots (Brilliant Dutch), who presented a new gift item to the market at the end of last year, together with his brother Dave: the painted tulip bulb. Now the consumer can purchase it in.....

UFN announces new innovations for florists

Since first announcing its existence to the world, with its then industry-shaking, “We don’t make a penny until you do!” payment structure, UFN has built a sterling reputation in the online floral industry. Today it announces its latest innovations, along with a new look and name — Lovingly — to florists.....

September 9, Palm Beach

Certified American Grown Flowers to sponsor 2017 Sylvia Cup

Certified American Grown Flowers is sponsoring the 50th Annual Sylvia Cup Design Competition, the longest running, live, national floral industry design competition.The event will be held Sept. 9, 2017, during the Society of American Florists (SAF) 2017 convention in Palm Beach, Florida.Designers compete in.....

Royal FloraHolland: Final day Florists Clock Naaldwijk

The seats were quite empty at Royal FloraHolland's Florists Clock Naaldwijk, this morning, as we read on Twitter. Today, the clock in Naaldwijk ran for the last time.Picture: Twitter @Sanders_PaulRoyal FloraHolland is noticing that the buyers from the Florists Clock Naaldwijk are purchasing almost entirely.....

Columbia Road Flower Market blooms

It's not only the flowers that make this popular flower market colourful, but the generations of traders who've been selling flowers and plants to generations of customers over the years. Today they're selling to their original customers' children, and even grandchildren, and we really enjoyed chatting to.....
31 August - 2 September in Warsaw

Flower Expo Poland : Growers to present products at florists pavilion

The growth is in Poland: sales market number 5 for flowers and plants in Europe defines itself through the economic situation with the opportunities that go with this. Where the well known important sales countries show a stable situation, Poland moves a place higher on the ranking and grew by over 30% in.....