May We Introduce The Top 20 Floral Designers In The World

March 25, 2010 Dutch Creations

The participating designers have already proven their excellent skills in
their home country and maybe even abroad, but becoming the Interflora World Cup
Competition champion will be their new challenge. American J. Keith White is facing some stiff competition.

California Cut Flower Commission Passes Continuation Referendum

The California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) recently passed
its mandatory referendum with a majority of its qualified flower farms voting in
favor of the Commission’s continuation. This favorable passing of the referendum
means the Commission will continue its service to California Cut Flower farmers
for the next five years.

Elegance Blooms At San Francisco Orchid Society Gala

The San Francisco Orchid Society Gala lured about 1,500 enthusiasts from
their gardens and greenhouses to Fort Mason Center for the recent gala opening
of the annual Orchid Exposition.

Climate Change Robs Flowers Of Their Frangrances

We’ve previously heard that climate change might make the world smellier, but
that’s not the case in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where environmentalists and
scientists have found that flowers are losing their fragrances.

Floral Plant Growers’ Sustainable Practices Noted

Floral Plant Growers LLC in Denmark, Wis., has earned VeriFlora certification
for its commitment to sustainable horticulture practices at all three of its
greenhouse locations: Denmark, Wis., Richmond, Ind., and Boyden, Iowa.