Tulip Festival Voted Best Festival In Oregon

The Tulip Festival is Oregons largest spring festival with 160,000 visitors
over its 30-day run. What began as a weekend pastime to see acres and acres of
flowers has grown into a huge family event. Flower-lovers wander the tulip and
daffodil fields, shop the festival gift shop and country store, purchase cut
flowers and bulbs to take home.

Freight That Can’t Wait Is Big Business At Miami International

March 18, 2010 Joe Mann, Miami Herald

Miami-based Arrow, which serves Latin America and the Caribbean with its own fleet, moved the largest volume of air cargo though MIA in 2009 — nearly 204,000 tons of exports and 86.3 percent of the country’s flower imports.

Ikebana With A Youthful Flair

Betty Tanaka can often be found scouting tree trimming sites and garbage left
alongside the road. Her trips reveal a bountiful lot of branches, fronds,
driftwood and an array of materials beautifully transformed into ikebana
arrangements.

Students Bloom In Rittners Floral School Professional Floral Design Course

Rittners School of Floral Design in Boston, MA. is offering a Special
Concentrated Course in Floral Designing for those seeking floral art skills.
This course will be offered starting April 5th and running until May 7th.

WF&FSA Now Accepting Nominations For 2010 LTK Award

The Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association (WF&FSA)
board of directors is accepting nominations for the 2010 Leland T. Kintzele
Distinguished Service (LTK) Award. The award will be presented at the WF&FSA
Floral Distribution Conference November 3-5, at the Doral, Miami, FL.