Flower Food: A Dosing Discourse

Flower Food: A Dosing Discourse

As British glam rockers The Sweet cautioned long ago, “Love is like oxygen. You get too much, you get too high. Not enough and you’re going to die.” And so it is with flower food. While beneficial in proper measure to a cut flower’s beauty and vitality, flower food used improperly can either be...Read more

To Cut or Not to Cut?

To Cut or Not to Cut?

We try to cut, or cut out, a lot of things from our day to day lives. We cut calories, we cut spending, we cut corners sometimes if we have to (which doesn’t always work out in our favor). Time seems to be our most valuable commodity. With it we can do so many things,Read more

Flowers are Foodies too!

Flowers are Foodies too!

We’ve all heard of Foodies, the people among us with discerning taste buds that truly savor every morsel.  If you have had the good fortune to receive an invitation to a Foodie’s dinner party, or you yourself are a Foodie, then you can appreciate that the key to creating a dish everyone will...Read more

Summertime is Sunflower Time

Summertime is Sunflower Time

Sunflowers are a gorgeous summer flower, but they have their quirks. Here are some tips that will help your cut sunflowers reach their full potential. 1. Why don’t florists’ sunflowers have pollen or seeds? It’s all about hybridizing — the science of crossing 2 cultivars to...Read more

How-To Guide: Gerbera 911

How-To Guide: Gerbera 911

Situation: A box of expensive Dutch gerbera daisies has gone limp because the customer did not pick up (kept pushing the order forward.) Finally, (day 6) we gave up on the customer, cut stems and placed in water with Chrysal gerbera pills, holding buckets out of cooler. After 2 hours, stems are...Read more

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