NYC Designers, Event Planners Learn Art of ‘Tropical Nouveau’

On Monday, December 17, most shops throughout New York City sported a very similar aesthetic: evergreen boughs, twinkling lights, shiny baubles, snowflakes, etc. But not Maison Gerard. The high-end furniture atelier and gallery featured a decidedly tropical vibe for “Passion, Petals, and Purpose,” an event hosted by Designer Cut Flowers, a Miami-based importer of premium …

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Growing Hollyhocks from Seeds

Once upon a time hollyhocks had grown in every rural garden, then became slightly forgotten, only to come back stronger now. These flowering plants are easy in cultivation, but it is worth to learn their preferences in order to provide them with the appropriate growing conditions so they can become the pride of your garden.

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Georgia Designer Shares Holiday Tips on National Program

Earlier this month, thousands of fans of PBS star P. Allen Smith learned the value of fresh product for holiday decor, and how to transition designs from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Georgia-based floral educator Sharon McGukin, AAF, AIFD, PFCI, joined the gardening and lifestyle expert at his home, Moss Mountain Farm in Roland, Arkansas, for an …

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Shirley Lyons Wins Tom Butler ‘Floral Retailer of the Year’ Award

Shirley Lyons, AAF, PFCI, the recently retired owner of Dandelions Flowers & Gifts in Eugene, Oregon, received the fourth annual Tom Butler “Floral Retailer of the Year” award earlier this month during the American Floral Endowment fundraising dinner in conjunction with SAF Palm Springs 2018, the Society of American Florists 134th annual convention. Established in …

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Adding Fragrance to Flowers? SEO Myths That Won’t Die! And more :)

The Strider team has been helping florists with online sales since 1994. Here’s a look at what we thought was interesting on the internet this week! We hope you think so too! Don’t be an average florist. Get the Essential Bundle from Strider today and grow your brand! Missouri Startup Aims to Add Fragrance to …

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