Browsing articles in "All About Flowers"
Jan
5

Valleflor: The Road Less Traveled

By Terry Johnson  //  All About Flowers, Off The Wall  //  No Comments

Ecuador flower farms were the destination of globe-trotting floral-industry expert Terry Johnson as he traveled to South America to report on the topic for Florist Chronicles.

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Dec
16

Roses from Living Soil

By Terry Johnson  //  All About Flowers, Off The Wall, Organic Flowers  //  1 Comment

Ecuador rose farms were the destination of globe-trotting floral-industry expert Terry Johnson as he traveled to South America to report on the topic for Florist Chronicles. This is the second of several stories describing his journeys. If you missed the first article, you’ll find it here.

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Nov
26

Ecuador Rose Grower Nurtures Flowers With Love

By Terry Johnson  //  All About Flowers, Off The Wall, Organic Flowers  //  4 Comments

Ecuador rose farms were the destination of globe-trotting floral-industry expert Terry Johnson as he traveled to South America to report on the topic for Florist Chronicles. Here is the first of several stories describing his journeys.

I travel quite a lot. During flights from one city to another, invariably, a fellow passenger strikes up a conversation, which leads him or her to ask what business I’m in. When I say I’m in the floral industry, many times they ask, “Are you a florist?”

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Aug
24

Where Do Cut Flowers Grow & How Do They Reach Me?

By Terry Johnson  //  All About Flowers  //  7 Comments

Flowers grow all over the world, so I’m not surprised when people ask me where the flowers sold in florist shops or supermarkets come from and how they get from those faraway places to markets across the United States and Canada. Those are great questions, and the frequency of the queries indicates the high level of interest people have about flowers.

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Mar
25

Secrets of Flowers Revealed

By Terry Johnson  //  All About Flowers, Off The Wall  //  4 Comments

It is quite easy and understandable to be caught up in the fast pace and stress of our 21st century culture and miss the importance of how greatly flowers can positively affect our lives in many almost metaphysical ways.

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Aug
25

Flower Power: Emotional Benefits of Fresh Flowers

By Gina B. Kellogg  //  All About Flowers  //  9 Comments

Want to banish a bad mood? Bring home some blossoms.

Don’t wait until your sweetheart appears with a bouquet of blooms to give your home some floral flair. The health benefits of adorning your abode with flowers are worth splurging on the blossoms for yourself. Science proves it.

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Jun
6

Flower Grower to Consumer in 24 hours: FloraHolland

By Florist Chronicles  //  All About Flowers, Off The Wall  //  4 Comments

Where Beauty Meets Business

From a nursery in Holland to an apartment in Paris within 24 hours… How do they do it?

FloraHolland is the largest flower market on earth. With 4 000 employees, 3 000 customers and exporters, 120 000 transactions per day and 12 billion units of flowers and plants traded per year, they own a staggering 60% of the worldwide flower and plant export market!

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