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Consider These Floral Organizations For Giving Tuesday

First and foremost, happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Florist 2.0! We hope the day brings you quality time with family and no work emergencies whatsoever. But there’s another holiday on the horizon. On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes Giving Tuesday (December 1), a day that celebrates generosity. To be certain, there …

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California Cut Flower Commission Seeks Rose Parade Volunteers

Want a New Year’s experience of a lifetime? The California Cut Flower Commission wants you to serve as a farm ambassador during the annual Tournament of Roses. Ambassadors interact with the public, answering questions they have about the floats, the flowers and the farmers who grew them and passing out CA Grown stickers and pins. …

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Bob Friese Inducted into Michigan Floral Foundation’s Hall of Fame

For the past decade, a few of the nation’s most talented designers have transformed a 5-acre plot in western Michigan into a floral fairyland, which has enthralled thousands of locals every fall. Known as “Nature’s Creative Edge,” the event has benefited various organizations, including local charities and the American Institute of Floral Designers. And it’s …

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Flower Giveaway Goes Viral

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, thousands of people had a most remarkable “hump day.” That’s because dozens of industry professionals — including growers, wholesalers and retailers— devoted several hours to pass out complimentary bouquets during a feel-good campaign called “Petal It Forward.” Playing off the “pay it forward” concept, in which people perform random acts of …

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