2008 Retail Florist of
the Year: Gainan's Flowers and Garden Center
This year's winning florists prove that family ties secure powerful
Are Your Processing Methods Helping or
Harming Your Flowers?
Find out why simple steps make a big
difference, and post our handy checklist in your workroom.
Martha's Latest Arrangement
1-800-Flowers.com and Martha
Stewart join forces to create a co-branded line of fresh
arrangements and plants.
Ballooniversity on the Road
This anticipated annual event hits the road this summer, heading to
gift shows to reach more florists and balloon enthusiasts.
Win a Cruise!
Your garden rose designs could win you a
four-night cruise for two on Transflora.
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MATERIALS: lady's-slipper orchids (Paphiopedilum)
from Orchids Direct.
Photography by Stephen Smith
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2008 Retail Florist of the Year