14
Jan
2019
0

Imported roses or locally grown? That is the question.

Imported roses or locally grown? I think it would be fair to say that everyone you would ask would prefer to buy Australian grown products. But the Federal Department of Agriculture show that Australia imported more than 9 million rose stems this February alone, with the majority sourced from Kenya. So why do we buy...
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2
Oct
2018
1

What Do Good Florists Always Do?

There are certain recurring habits that good florists engage in to ensure their businesses are successful. Some of these are: Always plan well. Good florists are well organised and plan ahead. Planning ahead allows you to be efficient which creates to less waste. Less waste of resources ensures you maximise your gains. Update your product...
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27
Sep
2018
1

How to avoid getting stuck with seasonal merchandise!

“A rolling stone gathers no moss”. Plan ahead and keep working your merchandise. Every year without fail, all major selling events such as Christmas, Valentines and Mother’s Day always happen and create sales. Many retailers often avoid or miss the seasonal selling opportunity because they are afraid of buying products that will be left over...
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10
Sep
2018
1

To foam or not to foam – What is the question about no floral foam

When florists make arrangements they usually need to use floral foam to secure their flowers and offer the flowers a water source. This has been happening since 1954 when Mr V. L. Smithers discovered and started manufacturing Oasis® Floral foam. The original formula of floral foam is not biodegradable and has an impact on land...
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