Jackie Lacey, AAF, AIFD, CFD, PFCI, Is Named National President of American Institute of Floral Designers

July 19, 2019 BloomNet

“I am honored at being named President of such a prestigious industry organization as the American Institute of Floral Designers,” said Mr. Lacey. “The journey to becoming President has been educational, enlightening, and filled with years of hard work. ”

Costa Farms Far East Division VP to Deliver Speech on ‘Making Business in China’ at World Ornamental Horticulture Summit in Beijing

Mr Fabian Saenz, Vice President Costa Farms Far East Division Guangzhou China of one of the world’s largest nursery companies Costa Farms (based in Miami USA), will be speaking at this year’s World Ornamental Horticulture Summit, taking place in the Yanqing district of Beijing from 11 – 13th September.

Clemson and American Floral Endowment STEM it UP! to Encourage Floriculture Education

Agriscience teachers from all over the United States met at Clemson University to STEM it UP! for floriculture education at a professional development conference focused on teaching them everything they need to know to get their floriculture curriculum in full bloom.

Ball FloraPlant Las Limas Farm Achieves MPS-GAP Certification

July 18, 2019 Ball FloraPlant

“Ball FloraPlant is thrilled to accept this certification on behalf of its hardworking Las Limas team,” says Ball FloraPlant President Mike Klopmeyer. “We are proud of our dedicated protocols and impressive facility, as well as its managers and committed staff who produce the best cuttings for our customers.”

The Surprising Power of Fragrance

July 18, 2019 Alexandra Farms

Fragrance might not be the first thing on your mind when you’re comparing pictures of roses on a website or on social media. But when you encounter fragrant roses as part of a real-life experience, the fragrance factor is intoxicating and unforgettable.