Thanksgiving Centerpieces
Seven sensational arrangements for the harvest table.

Yuletide Vases
Deliver glad tidings with vase arrangements that deck an assortment of holiday tabletops.

Ribbons and Flowers
Florists’ Review partnered with top ribbon suppliers to bring you inspiration “by the yard.”

Unbeatable Duo
The Flower Studio and its award-winning designers bring contemporary style to downtown Austin, Texas.

Meet FTD’s New Owner
Mark Goldston shares his plans and goals for FTD with Florists’ Review.

Super Models
Top delivery vehicle makers unveil their 2009 models and share how they are addressing the ongoing fuel crisis.

Cool Custom Coolers
A custom-designed refrigerator might be more affordable than you think. Plus, a look at how the new energy act might affect your business.

Tool Time
Tips for sharpening and maintaining knives, scissors and more, to extend their life and make them safer to use.

U.S. Floral Supply at a Glance
Reports provide a picture of top floriculture crops and imports.

New and Noteworthy Blooms
Get consumers talking, and buying, with our editors’ picks of recent introductions of eye-catching cut flowers.

Valentine Balloon Showcase
You’ll love the new styles available for Valentine’s Day 2009 from top balloon manufacturers and suppliers.

Ballooniversity Hits the Road
A new format proved successful for attendees and educators alike.

SAF Convention Spotlight
Awards and inductions highlight the 124th annual event of the Society of American Florists.

Remembering Todd Bachman
The floral industry pays tribute to one of its leaders.

on the cover:
Satin Cylinder from Teleflora; Vanessa antique glass balls from Accent Décor; dried tallow berries from Mountain Farms; 3-inch Oasis® Sphere from Smithers-Oasis; Grand Illusion II Shimmering Satin Table Runner from Offray; Hypericum, Hydrangeas and ‘Kermit’ spray chrysanthemums from favorite suppliers; apples from local market.

Photography by Stephen Smith

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