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New experiences bloom during flower arrangement, farm visit

New experiences bloom during flower arrangement, farm visit

Courtesy Photo | Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents and local Japanese pose for a photo... read more MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI,...
Goth Succulents Are A Trend That Every Loving Plant Parent Can Get Behind

Goth Succulents Are A Trend That Every Loving Plant Parent Can Get Behind

In an era when the most popular home accessories are green and bursting with life, it is fun to see when something dares to...
Put a Flower on It: The Art of Crafting Cocktails With Edible Flowers

Put a Flower on It: The Art of Crafting Cocktails With Edible Flowers

If you have an Instagram account, you already know edible flowers are having a moment. Twee pansies float on top of every other coupe...
Blooms by Wildwood Market offers flower arrangements, gifts with a local touch just in time for Mother’s Day

Blooms by Wildwood Market offers flower arrangements, gifts with a local touch just in...

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Mother’s Day is just a couple of weeks away, so this is the time to start thinking about a gift...
Teleflora’s Holiday Campaign Aims for Realistic Portrayal of Motherhood

Teleflora’s Holiday Campaign Aims for Realistic Portrayal of Motherhood

The videos in Teleflora’s “Love Makes a Mom” campaign feature a variety of families, including a mother of a daughter with Down syndrome....
Amazon, The Bouqs Co. Agree to Change Negative Ads

Amazon, The Bouqs Co. Agree to Change Negative Ads

The Society of American Florists recently reached out to Amazon about a Facebook post that encouraged users to “Skip the flowers and chocolate...
‘Instagram-worthy’ floral cocktails coming to pop-up market at Broadway’s NYLO Hotel

‘Instagram-worthy’ floral cocktails coming to pop-up market at Broadway’s NYLO Hotel

Get your fill of florals with flower-inspired cocktails and bouquets inside NYLO Hotel's lobby this spring. Pictured is the "Blossom Borage." Photo Credit:...
Allegiance names new director of produce and floral and CMO

Allegiance names new director of produce and floral and CMO

Allegiance Retail Services LLC has announced the appointment of two senior-level managers. Kelly Davis has been appointed director of produce and floral. In...
May's Chelsea Flower Show Marks The Start Of The London Season

May’s Chelsea Flower Show Marks The Start Of The London Season

In Britain, the month of May in the UK means the Chelsea Flower Show . It’s the start of the London season but,...
Local florists lobby to close Floral Shop

Local florists lobby to close Floral Shop

The WKU Floral Shop will close on May 6, following an outcry from local flower shop owners. The shop owners claim that the...
Syngenta Flowers to acquire dahlia assortment from Verwer Dahlia

Syngenta Flowers to acquire dahlia assortment from Verwer Dahlia

Syngenta Flowers has reached an agreement with Verwer Dahlia to acquire its dahlia assortment and breeding program. Both companies expect to finalize the...
Can baker, florist and grocer all-in-one hotels save the French countryside?

Can baker, florist and grocer all-in-one hotels save the French countryside?

France's 20 most beautiful villages View Gallery A hotel group in France is plotting to introduce all-in-one country inns to rural villages in...
Amazon, Avon Slight Mother’s Day Flowers

Amazon, Avon Slight Mother’s Day Flowers

As the voice of the industry, SAF contacts companies that belittle floral gifts and asks them to reconsider their approach. A tech giant,...
Harvard Research Sells APW Flowers

Harvard Research Sells APW Flowers

Connectiful florist Gordon Bonetti focuses on the benefits of flowers in the office for Administrative Professionals Week. image provided by Gordon Bonetti facebook...
Tableau was designed by Studio David Thulstrup

Tableau was designed by Studio David Thulstrup

The podiums are also for sale. Irina Boersma Studio David Thulstrup Perhaps one of the most architectural—if not coolest—flower shops is now open in...
Florist’s response to man who ‘vandalised’ her work van goes viral

Florist’s response to man who ‘vandalised’ her work van goes viral

The surprising response of a New South Wales florist to a man who vandalised her work van with graffiti has gone viral on...
Kenya: Exporters prefer flowers over chilli

Kenya: Exporters prefer flowers over chilli

Goldensilver Exporters, a green chilli exporting company has reported in the last three months a decrease in its volumes from 10 to four...

The Biggest Consumer Floral Spenders Are Definitely In The Market For Mother’s Day

P&P project that for Mother’s Day 2018, the total U.S. market value of all consumer floral purchasing at retail will approximate $4.4 billion dollars,...
They created the Uber of flower delivery. Then disaster struck. Could they find redemption?

They created the Uber of flower delivery. Then disaster struck. Could they find redemption?

UrbanStems courier Tyler Kelly in downtown Washington on Valentine’s Day. UrbanStems had a near meltdown on Valentine’s Day 2017 and made major operational changes...
California's state flower has its own holiday — here's when to show your poppy love | The Tribune

California’s state flower has its own holiday — here’s when to show your poppy...

As if we needed a special reason to celebrate the state's signature flower, did you know Friday is California Poppy Day? Yes, the official...
Researchers to Floral Industry: Market Mother’s Day to ‘Big Floral Spenders’

Researchers to Floral Industry: Market Mother’s Day to ‘Big Floral Spenders’

A floral industry market research group is predicting a strong Mother’s Day this year — and they’re warning against ‘under-selling’ to a demographic that’s...
2018 Philadelphia Flower Show: Dates, tickets, parking and other need-to-know info

2018 Philadelphia Flower Show: Dates, tickets, parking and other need-to-know info

Photo by Julia Hatmaker | jhatmaker@pennlive.com There's no denying spring is on the horizon when the Philadelphia Flower Show begins. The annual gardening event,...
68 Percent of Florists Report Increased Valentine’s Day Sales

68 Percent of Florists Report Increased Valentine’s Day Sales

Source: SAF 2018 Valentine’s Day Survey. Emailed Feb. 19. 11.7 percent response rate. A mid-week holiday, mild weather in much of the country, a...
Floral Designers Prepare to Delight First Lady at Annual Luncheon

Floral Designers Prepare to Delight First Lady at Annual Luncheon

Last year’s audience for the annual First Lady’s Luncheon. More than 18,000 cut flowers will descend upon Washington, D.C., this spring, shipped from American...
2016-2017 Annual Report Features New Projects and Industry Programs

2016-2017 Annual Report Features New Projects and Industry Programs

The Endowment released its annual report , which details the successes accomplished and funding received for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. See how AFE-funded programs...

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Hemp — pilot to profit: Plant related to marijuana has big potential

Hemp — pilot to profit: Plant related to marijuana has big potential

Twenty South Carolina farms are involved in a pilot project growing industrial hemp. This field is in Marion at Baxley Farms. Three Orangeburg County...
Kingswinford florist Laura Leong to represent UK in Interflora World Cup

Kingswinford florist Laura Leong to represent UK in Interflora World Cup

(4) View gallery KINGSWINFORD could have a World Cup winner of their own in their midst if local girl Laura Leong continues her stunning...
Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

Popular landscaping plant may soon be illegal in state

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