autumn and christmas
Fall flowers shine with these creative treatments in clear glass.
A trio of holiday looks to flatter any home or event site.
Back to Nature
Consumers are embracing clean lines, outdoor-inspired colors and
organic influences in containers for 2008.
Container Guide 2007
Our annual showcase of containers to suit any style or purpose from
more than 40 manufacturers and suppliers..
Feast for the Senses
Caan Floral & Greenhouses, winner of our "Retail Florists of the Year"
honor award for merchandising and display, uses products to capture
attention and create experiences..
gift and gourmet
The Business of Baskets
Whether you're just getting started with gift baskets or expanding your current offerings, these tips from successful retailers and product suppliers will help you succeed in either endevor..
Gourmet & Gift Basket Gallery
The latest in components, ready-mades and packaging.
Gift Basket Trends
A look at the market for gift and gourmet baskets.
Minimum Wage Increases
How the new federal rate is affecting florists and other businesses.
Getting Started with Employee Benefits
An easy-to-understand look at implementing a health-insurance plan
for you floral business.
on the cover:
MATERIALS: Autumn Breeze 9-inch Gallery Bud Vase
Assortment from Syndicate Sales: Gerberas, Solidago and coneflowers
(Echinaceas) from favorite suppliers. To contact Syndicate Sales,
see "Product Source Guide".
on this page:
‘Mariana’ rose, Ranunculi,
Echinacea (coneflower), Celosia (cockscomb) and Hypericum from
Transflora; coral bells (Heuchera) foliage from favorite supplier;
heart picks from Bouquet Jewels® by Flora Europa; glittered leaves
from Winward International; Puchary vase from Jamali Garden
Supplies. To contact these companies, see “Product Source Guide” on
Photography by Stephen Smith
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Fresh Flower by Steven W.
Hot Topic by Glennis Wright
Practical Floristry by Teresa P. Lanker
Success Strategies by Tim Huckabee, AIFSE
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Product Source Guide
Elements of Style by Talmage McLaurin, AIFD