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year-round design ideas featuring amazing orchids Pg 30 and fantastic foliage Pg 42
features 28 Around the World from A to Z Coming up: the World Flower Council summit in Zagreb, Croatia.
30 Party Down with Orchids Dramatic designs for special events. Floral design by Kenneth Snauwaert AIFD Photography by Ron Derhacopian
42 Go for the Green Everyday designs that make the most of foliage. Floral design by Jim Ganger AIFD Photography by Ron Derhacopian
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ON THE COVER Since so many orchids are epiphytes that grow on trees, a sandblasted grapewood stumpâ€”cut into sections that were then glued back togetherâ€” makes an especially apt showcase for these stunning cattleya, paphiopedilum and phalaenopsis blooms. For more striking orchid designs with party appeal by Kenneth Snauwaert AIFD, see pages 30-41.
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Focus on Design Integrating Decorative Accessories By Rich Salvaggio AIFD, AAF, PFCI
Creative Edge Easel Sprays By Hitomi Gilliam AIFD
Fresh Focus Florida Foliage
Profit Boosters Motivating Employees
Principles & Elements
The Elements of Size and Space By Kevin Ylvisaker AIFD, PFCI
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Decorative accessories can be an integral part of a floral design. These glazed ceramic orbs fill space in the design quickly,
with very little labor time, and become keepsake gifts that remain when the flowers have fully matured.
1. Add foam to the container and place the orbs first, before adding any flowers. A low, flat container like this one works well as a showcase for the orbs. To insure that the design still has some depth, it helps to create layers in the foam elsewhere on its surface by cutting some foam away. 2. You may wish to remove the spheres while you add the first flower placements, using pavé and pillowing techniques. Here, the green button
poms were inserted first, then the callas, which divide the design into sections, roughly according to the proportions of the Golden Mean. Dyed reindeer moss can be used to cover the foam where necessary. Replace the orbs before completing the floral insertions. 3. A cluster of Yelloween lilies balances the orbs. Blue thistle brings out the blue color in the orbs, while chinaberries reinforce the bright green of the button poms. As a final touch, curls of gold and silver wire unify all the colors and textures in the design. b
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Floral design by Hitomi Gilliam AIFD
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SHE WAS AN ANGEL! Angel wings can make a beautiful statement about the deceased, in life as in death. The wings at left were created by binding bundles of midollino with aluminum and bullion wire; the graceful curves and open form are inspired by the style of art nouveau. Fragrant garden roses are featured at the heart of the design, while gently fanning foliage echoes the shape of the wings. A GREAT SPIRIT At near right, bold flower forms reflect a life of adventure, led by a dramatic, dynamic, vibrant soul. Curls of metallic flat wire suggest a shining path and also function as mechanics in the design, since foliage is attached to them with UGlu, a technique that enables controlled placement for clean visual flow. Here is an example of an easel spray that is not a badge of death, but a celebration of life. A ROUND BOUQUET In everyday
While tradition can be a good thing, there is no reason why funeral flowers, and in particular, easel sprays, should not receive a creative interpretation that reflects current trends. Whenever possible, they should also celebrate the personality of the deceased individual. Let’s consider some alternatives to the traditional easel spray. 12 www.flowersandmagazine.com
and bridal work, round bouquets of mass flowers have ruled supreme for many years now—but in sympathy work, where it has never really transferred, this popular look remains quite fresh. Using a floral cage mounted on an easel, flowers can be arranged more loosely than in a hand-tied bouquet, giving the finished design more size and show. In this floral tribute, draped Dupioni silk and curls of rhinestone-studded flat wire may reflect the image of a radiant and fashionable person. b
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by Bruce Wright
Building on a strong tradition, Florida foliage moves ahead.
ooking for a way to add value and style to floral designs? Consider foliage—that hardy green stuff you’ve been taking for granted all these years. Yes, in some markets there has been for some time now a trend toward using less of it, or even eliminating foliage from certain types of designs. That’s all the more reason why using it creatively, and with an eye for quality, can set your designs apart (see this month’s design feature, “Go for the Green”). Florist foliage generally falls into one of two or three categories. Western greens like salal, huckleberry, and bear grass grow in
the Pacific Northwest, where it’s cool and dry. Tropical foliages like aspidistra, calathea or ti leaves often grow best at higher elevations; they may be shipped to the North American mainland from Hawaii, South America, or the Far East. Some tropical foliage, however, is also grown in Florida, which has supplied the majority of the cut foliages that florists use every day for nearly a century now. Remarkably, these foliages are grown within a relatively small area of central Florida and shipped out not only to all parts of North America but also to Europe, Asia, and all over the world. “We ship to New Zealand and Saudi Arabia,” says Julie Puckett of Wm. F. Puckett, one of the industry leaders among Florida foliage growers. “We ship to Hawaii!” As with flower farmers in California and across North America, today there are fewer Florida foliage growers than in the past, thanks to competition from imports, including Costa Rican and Guatemalan greens. But
the Florida foliage growers who survive do so because they offer the best available quality. WHY FLORIDA? Florida does offer natural advantages to foliage growers, including sandy soil and plenty of sun. Florida farmers will tell you that growers farther south have a lot more problems with bugs and diseases, and that their crops, raised in a hotter climate, just don’t get the same deep green. That doesn’t mean Florida growers don’t face challenges, including hurricanes and the occasional winter freeze. Then again, these same growers have the expertise and commitment to protect their crops and overcome catastrophes like the freeze of 1991 or the hurricanes of 2004. Most are small family farms that have been growing cut foliage for Tree fern, as seen here, and other asparagus “ferns” thrive under the natural canopy of oak “hammock” in central Florida. Photo courtesy of Wm. F. Puckett.
fresh focus decades. “I grew up in this industry; my husband did too,” says Julie. “We have a passion for what we do.” SHADE AND SHELTER At one time the dominant cut-foliage crop in Florida was plumosus fern and other “ferns” in the asparagus family (they’re not really ferns, but more closely related to lilies). The asparagus ferns also include sprengeri, foxtail fern, tree fern, and ming. These foliage crops grow beautifully under the “hammock” or canopy of tall oaks that are a natural part of the central Florida landscape. A hurricane, of course, can take those trees down—and sometimes it does. It might take 40 years for them to grow back. Nowadays asparagus ferns remain important, but by far the biggest crop is leatherleaf, which is grown very successfully under a covering of saran. Don’t think “Saran wrap”; this shade cover is a woven mesh that filters the hot Florida sun. It doesn’t let the breeze through the way the hammock does, but it provides growers with better control over the environment. The steel posts that hold up the saran can also be destroyed in a hurricane, but replaced more quickly than hammock. DIVERSIFYING CROPS As important as they are, leatherleaf and the asparagus ferns are far from the only cut foliages grown in Florida. Wm. F. Puckett grows 18 different varieties of foliage (and sells a much wider variety than that, some of it brought from elsewhere to
Today Florida foliage farmers are devoting more acreage to specialty crops like African iris (left) and bottlebrush (above). Photos courtesy of FernTrust.
give customers the convenience of one-stop shopping). “We grow lily grass, aspidistra, aralia, Japanese boxwood, calathea, coontie fern, holly fern, Israeli ruscus, ivy, magnolia, maidenhair fern, monstera, sago palm, umbrella palm, podocarpus, ti leaves, and sword fern, to mention just a few!” says Julie. Another Florida foliage supplier is FernTrust—which is actually not a grower but a cooperative formed to give a marketing platform to 13 small family farms in central
fresh focus Florida. By banding together, these farms are able to collectively meet the demands of big floral importers in Europe and elsewhere. Speaking for FernTrust, Jana Register says the farms are growing about 60% leatherleaf, about 20% tree fern, with “specialty items” accounting for the remaining 20%. But the ratios are changing, she notes. One area where demand is growing is for pittosporum and other woody ornamentals. “I’ve been at FernTrust going on eight years,” says Jana. “In that time, the amount of pitt we sell has increased tenfold. Even with lots of new acreage going in, demand has finally outstripped supply in about the last year and a half, so now we are catching up.” As growers expand, rather than putting in more leatherleaf, most are going for new products with a novelty look, like Milky Way aspidistra, weeping podocarpus, willow fern and bottle brush. FOR ALL SEASONS The Florida climate permits harvesting of most cut foliage yearround—but that doesn’t mean there is no seasonal variation, a factor that savvy florists take into account. Let’s look at leatherleaf fern, for example. In nature, ferns may reproduce via spores, found on the underside of leatherleaf fronds, mainly in the summer, when the leaves may also feel more dense and leathery than in the spring or fall.
Aspidistra— both green and variegated, as in the popular Milky Way variety, above right—is another of the newer, fashionforward crops finding favor with Florida foliage growers. Photos courtesy of FernTrust.
The way that fern farmers multiply their plants, however, is by division. They look for the growing “eye” on a fern plant, divide and re-plant it. It sends a rhizome underneath the soil, which eventually sprouts, producing a tiny, fresh, light green spiral, the fiddlehead, which unfolds into a frond. Leatherleaf puts up new shoots all year long, but most prolifically in the spring, when the fronds are the most beautiful, says Jana Register at FernTrust. The new spring fronds can’t, however, be cut too
early. Up until April or even May, the harvest is mainly from shoots that were first put up in late fall. “It’s the grower’s responsibility to keep pests and diseases away from those ferns,” to keep them beautiful in the field, says Jana. Spring came late this year— which means that in April, Jana was anticipating supplies of leatherleaf could be tight for Mother’s Day. Pittosporum, similarly, can be harvested year-round, but puts out new shoots in the spring, which can’t be cut until they’re ready. With the asparagus ferns, some growers might be tempted to cut the new spring crops early, to meet demand—but if they do, those
fresh focus Leatherleaf fern is Florida’s most important cut-foliage crop. Much of it is grown in the filtered light of a mesh covering (saran) that protects it from getting burned in the midday Florida sun, as seen in the photo below from Wm. F. Puckett. The fern plants send up tender shoots all year long, but especially in the spring, when they turn first into fiddleheads (as seen at right in a photo from FernTrust), then into fronds.
tender greens won’t be as hardy in the vase as they would if they had been allowed to mature. “Magnolia leaves are beautiful in the fall, but it’s often difficult to source any quality from about late January on,” Jana notes. LIVING LONGER Cut Florida foliage may be hardy—but Florida farmers don’t take its durability for granted. “Under the saran in the ferneries, it gets to 120 degrees,” says Jana. “So it’s very important to start cooling the foliage as soon as it leaves the field.” At FernTrust, the cut ferns are immersed in a cold-water bath. From that point on, “it’s never going to leave the cold chain,” says Jana. “We feel it deserves the same treatment as the most expensive flower.”
Likewise, at Wm. F. Puckett, “we chill the ferns, use a Dosatron, and do the packing in a chilled packing room,” says Julie. “And of course, all of our greens have been treated with Hydroseal, which extends the shelf life by at least 30%.” Super Shine is another Puckett treatment that extends vase life as well as enhancing the look. That extended durability can make the difference to a retail florist’s purchasing and design strategies, especially at holiday times and for wedding work. VALUE ADDED Other special treatments, finishes, and packaging options are available from most Florida foliage growers—options that retailers may or may not be aware of if they have not been promoted by local wholesalers. From Wm. F. Puckett, for example, come Gilded, Frosted (silvered), and White Mist foliages, treated to complement holiday and wedding designs. FernTrust has a ColorFresh program that combines artificial
color with sealant for both special hues and extended vase life. Most Florida growers offer mixed assortment boxes that make it easy to try new and unusual greens you may not have seen before. FernTrust sells mixed foliage bouquets, beautiful on their own, to which cut flowers can be added. Julie Puckett argues that Florida excels in a product category that most buyers don’t associate with the state: Christmas greens. Leland cypress (something like the Port Orford cedar) is just one of the foliages that are sold at Christmastime in what Julie describes as “retailer-friendly” bunches of one and a half to two pounds, in many ways easier to handle than the woodier greens that are cut farther north. And of course, premade garlands, wreaths, and centerpieces are also available, for Christmas as well as for year-round weddings. Altogether, Florida foliage is worth a second look—for style, for value, and for design inspiration. Consider the resources below as a first stop along the path. • Wm. F. Puckett www.puckettfern.com • FernTrust www.ferntrust.com b
TeamFloral founder Dan McManus talks with successful shop owners about their strategies.
by Dan McManus
Keeping the team motivated gets extraordinary results for this shop. Skip Paal and his father run a chain of shops with locations in Maryland and New Jersey. Skip has maintained exceptional margins and growth coming back from the 2008 recession. While they have certain advantages by being a large operator, many of the techniques they have pioneered are suitable for smaller shops. That includes some great techniques for keeping employees happy and productive. Looking at the numbers, you had really nice growth last year—but what happened to your profitability? Yeah. We stubbed our toe on labor costs. It happens. As good as we are tracking and controlling that, it just got out of hand. We were experiencing some growth and we let hours edge up a little too far. We have since moved our designers to a new, four-days-onthree-days-off schedule. It is working great. So far this year, we are at 20 percent! I’ve very proud of that. The recommended flower Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) percentage is 33%. You are showing 18. Is that accurate? Yes. It’s because we buy direct in huge volume and have the facilities to house a lot of product. That level is not really achievable for most shops, but any independent operator should be able to achieve 26% to 28%. Many shops lose a lot of their profit through stuffing because they do not measure the amount they spend on flowers against their flowers sales. That is the only accurate way to track it. You attribute much of your shop’s success to the commitment of your managers. Why do you think your team performs so well? We recognize their achievements. We measure their performance and reward them with incentives when they improve. We used to use industry norms, but now we reward our
employees when they out-perform their own record. I really believe that employees don’t deserve a raise just because they’ve been here a long time—but they absolutely deserve a raise if they’re making more profit for the company. When an employee goes above and beyond, we pay them more. If they do the same as they did last year, they get the same. We have report cards that allow us to measure the performance of the managers, designers, and salespeople. We are in the process of developing one for drivers.
junk buckets, no burned-out light bulbs, everything on display is priced, etc. 2. Wire-out sales should increase by at least one-tenth of one percent per month. That amounts to pennies, so the standard really is simply that it goes up, not down. 3. Every day they submit the reports we need at the home office. (A shop owner of a single location could use this one to make sure they are monitoring key points daily.) 4. The total cost of mistakes in product and credits should not exceed 1.5 percent of the shop sales each month or quarter. 5. Payroll stays within the budget set for each month, based on that location’s sales from the prior year. We adjust the budget for
This sounds like it could be complicated. How do you track what they do? The hard part for us was coming up with the paramRutland Beard Florist eters. We used the TeamFloral programs for a while Baltimore, MD and eventually refined them Skip Paal because we’re able and 2012 willing to get more detailed data than that program Annual sales $1 mil+ uses. Once you have the Profitability 8% parameters, it’s just a matPayroll percentage 31% ter of collecting the data ▲
2013 11% up 6% 36%
from your computer system Flower COGS percentage 18% 18% and presenting it in a way Average web sale* $93 $103 that makes sense to the Average shop sale* $91 $96 employee. Median income of population in Baltimore: $60,068 At our shops, we don’t * includes tax and delivery give out raises. The emPOS system: MAS ployees earn them. And they can earn a raise every Web host: Florist 2.0 quarter. Because of this, Website: www.rutlandbeardflorist.com we don’t have to budget for raises—employees earn the extra money they make by lowering our seasonal fluctuations. In January, July, and costs or improving our sales. And they never August, the target is a little less strict because have to ask for a raise because they have the those months are so difficult to make. One important point is that no overtime is allowed, ability to earn it. ever, except for holiday weeks. It’s up to the You measure each branch’s performance manager to schedule his or her resources to quarterly. Could the report card be used avoid overtime. by shop owners to measure their own per- 6. The manager has to make one new partnership per month with a major account. The formance? Absolutely. If I was managing a location, I’d manager needs to be out in the community, use it to track my own performance, to make calling on funeral directors, hotels, hospitals, catering halls, and the kinds of doctor offices sure I stayed focused on the important stuff. We measure and reward our location that send multiple orders per month. 7. Each month, the average sale has to be managers based on nine core objectives. 1. The shop must look sharp at all times: no up at least 3 percent over the previous year.
profit boosters 8. Delivery confirmation is 100 percent. 9. All orders for next day are ready by the end of the day prior. The only exception is if the shop is waiting for flowers. In this case, the entire arrangement needs to be done except for flowers. How are the managers graded using this system? We review each manager four times a year. They’re expected to hit five of these goals. At the review, if they have achieved six, they get a bonus of 25 cents per order for every order from their shop during that quarter. If they hit seven, they get 50 cents, eight 75 cents, for nine, they get $1 per order. (The bonus excludes wire-in orders.) This gives the manager a chance to earn between $3,000 and $5,000 per year in bonuses depending on the size of their location. That is enough to really get their attention. We love it when our mangers earn bonuses because it means they are outperforming the
expectations and we are more profitable than we were last year. Some shop owners are against incentives. They say employees are paid to do a good job and that should be enough. We pay our employees a standard wage for standard performance. But we give every employee the chance to earn more by performing above average. We reward our employees because it is good for business. Motivated employees are the most important assets in our company. They have more impact than we do on the success of our shops. How does your program work for employees other than managers? Basically the same. There are just different measuring sticks. We want our designers to realize that the more they produce per hour, the more we can pay them. For our salespeople, the higher they sell, the more we can pay them.
Every quarter, each employee is reviewed and their scorecard is tallied. Depending on the score, they have the ability to earn a raise that runs from five cents to 25 cents per hour. That can add up to $1 per hour a year. They can also earn a bonus; the bonus makes the raise retroactive. Any time an employee gets a compliment from a customer, they can earn extra points, beyond those available from the scorecard, which gives them an even better chance of earning a substantial raise. We struggled for a while with aligning our expectations on the job with the employees’ expectations. We found that their perception of what we wanted wasn’t clear enough. Now, the incentive system helps make our expectations clear to our employees. It’s a win for us and a win for them—and our customers get outstanding service. To see Rutland Beard Florist’s “report cards” for designers and sales people, visit www.flowersandmagazine.com from May 21 through June 19, 2014. b
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Floral design by Kevin Ylvisaker AIFD, PFCI
Photography by Ron Derhacopian
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Is the size of your design appropriate to the space
it will occupy? Sometimes, of course, you have no way of knowing where your design will end up. But given the chance, it’s important to ask the client, if you are designing a centerpiece, for example, about the size of the table. The illustration on this page suggests a view from above; it demonstrates appropriate consideration for size and space in the horizontal plane. You also need to look at height. As a general rule, a floral design looks best when it occupies only about a quarter to a third of its immediate “environment,” however this is defined. Size and space are especially important in designing for a hotel lobby or a church, where your design must be in proportion to the scale of the environment. Conversely, for a hospital design, you want to pack more value into a smaller size. b
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This year’s World Flower Council Summit promises a fabulous fusion of international design styles.
t’s often said that flowers are an international language. Maybe that’s why florists and designers
from around the world generally get along so well and delight in learning from each other. The language is the same, but in different cultures it takes different forms—and its expressive quality reaches new heights when designers have the chance to learn an entirely new vocabulary. In late summer of this year, florists and friends from approximately 20 countries will gather for four days (September 11-14) in Zagreb, Croatia, for learning and sharing under the auspices of the World Flower Council. Founded 30 years ago, the WFC is an organization dedicated to promoting peace through the beauty of flowers. Its annual summit always features internationally known designers of the highest caliber. Among the artists scheduled this year for tutorial workshops and a design spectacular is Dr. Solomon Leong, whose work, though he is based in Hong Kong,
clearly shows the influence of English garden style and European design. As a doctor of philosophy in cultural studies, he is renowned for astute commentary as well as for show-stopping design. Solomon will be joined by Jacqueline Boerma, CEO of the famous Boerma Instituut International Floral Design School in Holland and a fourth-generation florist and Dutch Master who has demonstrated floral design in all parts of the globe. Other accomplished designers and teachers featured at the summit include Dutch Master Florist Petra van der Veen, Dutch-Canadian designer Erik Wesseling, and Latvian florist and teacher Ilze Plume—all participating in summit tutorials and demonstrations. The program will be coordinated by the popular floral design educator Els Hazenberg AIFD. The coming summit takes place in the comfort of the historic Esplanade Hotel—built in 1926 by the Orient Express as a stop-over for guests traveling by rail, in the charming city of Zagreb, on the Adriatic Sea, a venue with no lack of opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment. For more information on the World Flower Council and its upcoming summit, visit www.worldflowercouncil.org. This year’s World Flower Council summit takes place at the elegant Esplanade Hotel in the historic city of Zagreb, Croatia, and features internationally renowned floral artists such as Jacqueline Boerma (pictured), among others. JUNE 2013 55
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ORCHIDS dramatic designs for special events For product information,
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Orchids offer Nature’s proof that it’s possible to be both extremely elegant and very, very sexy. The same striking visual qualities that orchids use to catch the attention of a pollinator from afar make them an excellent choice for bold, eye-catching designs on a buffet table or near the entrance to a glamorous celebration. What follows are design ideas intended to exploit the exotic allure and festive fascination of cut orchids.
MOSAIC MAGIC “Tessellation” is a term often applied to orchid blooms, and sometimes orchid leaves; it refers to a pattern of small squares that resemble close-fitting tiles. The tessellated petals of these striking vandas, called Vanda Kanchana Magic Blue, harmonize nicely with the beehive pattern on the Cosmic Vase. Kenny filled a Western Pulp Re-Creations pot with wet foam; it fits nicely into the opening of the vase. He secured it with anchor tape and covered the rim with moss, then added a grid of white Fiber Sticks, strapped together with white cable ties. Finally, he filled the foam with two dozen of the purple vandas.
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ALL ROCKETS FIRING With their spikey metallic tentacles, you might think these distinctive vases look like baroque spaceships. They come in two sizes; Kenny has turned the smaller one upside down and connected the two with a bridge made of four whaleback leaves, rolled and wrapped in copper bullion wire. The larger vase is filled with mossed foam, then with vanda orchids (Vanda Nitaya Magic Lemon) in a rich yellow infused with green and brown.
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ON POINT Dendrobium sprays are generally bunched, but in the design at left, Kenny has inserted them into clear glass needle vases, which he strapped to white mitsumata branches with flat silver wire. As a result, the arc of each spray and the flowers on the bottom are fully visible, showing off the long stems that are a special feature of dendrobiums grown in Hawaii. Surrounding the dendrobiums is a double ring of paphiopedilum orchids, likewise displayed to advantage in needle vases. The design scheme relies on a pair of Fuse Trays, a smaller one overturned in the center of the larger. The mitsumata is secured to the smaller tray, and the base of the tray is filled with mossed foam and tessellated phalaenopsis orchids in Aquapics. The larger tray holds a foam wreath form covered with moss; the points of the glass needle vases are inserted directly into the foam. At the rim of the tray, small burgundy cattleya orchids complete the rich range of analogous hues. IN LINE Yellow vandas and red aranthera orchid sprays make a bold color statement; a three-tiered epergne is an easy way to get height. What really energizes the design at right, however, are the long whaleback and hala leaves that link one tier of the epergne to the next and add dramatic line. The orchids spring from Iglu caged foam holders that were first covered with galax leaves.
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ORCHIDS Love You Times Twelve
LIVING JEWELS With their luscious mango color and ruffled, pink- and raspberry-variegated lips, the stunning cattleyas above take the spotlight well; the single cattleya below offers its own sherbet hues. The orchid world abounds in exotic blends, in part because orchids interbreed quite promiscuously, not only between species but between genera. A case in point would be the speckled brown and yellow, intergeneric orchid sprays seen here, wrapped in a bundle with calathea leaves and gold bullion wire. Although the glass cone and stand are perfectly stable on their own, the gold Deco Pebbles lend a necessary visual stability.
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GO FOR THE GOLD Here’s another intriguing way to add height to a dramatic entry or buffet design: with equisetum-wrapped PVC-pipe “torches” that sprout orchid bundles at the top. The equisetum dries nicely in place, and the nodes add interest to the look. Spray the pipes first with some sage green paint and use a little UGlu to secure the equisetum at the top and bottom. It tends to flatten out as you go; Kenny intentionally varied the thickness, and added a light wrapping of bullion. He strapped two bricks of wet foam into a sturdy plastic saucer and lowered it into the top of the tall gold vase. Finally, he placed the equisetum-wrapped scepters and the alocasia leaves in the foam, then the orchids. Complementing the yellow vandas and the gold vase are “orange” oncidiums, really a rich deep gold yellow, with flecks of coppery red. LIGHT UP THE NIGHT How else could you achieve such a fascinating medley of patterns, colors and textures while sticking to one type of flower, except by filling the test tube chandelier at right with a splendidly diverse collection of orchids, including the tips of spray orchids? Calathea leaves add their own strong line and pattern, reinforcing the rods from which the two-tiered chandelier is suspended.
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GREEN GLOW The lime tint of painted, corrugated zinc canisters beautifully underscores the color of pale green flowers including dendrobium, cattleya, and Binosa orchidsâ€”the last a remarkable brassocattleya hybrid with green petals and sepals and a purple and white speckled lip. Kenny filled the Canister Bowl with foam, which he partially covered with galax leaves. Then he glued two of the canisters together, incorporating a long wood pick into the juncture, so that he could set them into the foam at a jaunty angle. For the perfect final touch, he added two stems of bamboo orchid, which is cultivated specifically for its graceful, long-lasting foliage. b
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for gogreen the everyday designs that make the most of foliage For product information,
Floral design by Jim Ganger AIFD
Photography by Ron Derhacopian
see Where to Buy, page 56.
BEYOND THE LEAF Cut sections of sunflower stems are not how most people think of “greens”—but they do add necessary volume and visual weight to the design at left, at no additional cost. Likewise, trachelium (inset) is actually a flower, not foliage, but its crunchy green contributes to a richly textured basing that gives the composition a strong center of gravity. Without this feature, the design would look top-heavy. Two stems of light, fluffy tree fern, a few galax leaves, three round echeveria rosettes, and you’re done!
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RING-AROUND ROSES Folded aspidistra leaves (inset) enclose a stand of Milva roses, while tufts of lily grass soften the look. To get the look he wanted, with the leaves pressed evenly against the inside of the cylindrical bowl, Jim relied on the Aquafoam Designer Ring to create a perfectly round disk of floral foam. It comes in a clear plastic disk, which Jim set aside for later use on its own.
1. The 11-inch Designer Ring fits perfectly inside an 11-inch glass cylinder bowl like the one at left—but cy Jim needed a little space between the foam nee ring and the bowl so he could add the folded leaves. So he began by trimming about half an inch from the outside of the ring. Holding a knife so that his finger measured about half an inch from the tip of the blade, he cut notches all around the outside. 2. With the notches cut, it’s easy to make further cuts parallel to the outside of the ring, cutting away even strips of foam so that the ring is smaller by half an inch all around. This process goes quickly—and paring the ring freehand will not yield the same smooth, even result.
3. To fill the center of the ring, Jim used the ring itself as a template to draw a circle on the top of a block of foam. Then he cut out a disk of foam that fit nicely inside the ring. 4. After soaking the foam, Jim took aspidistra leaves, folded them, and pierced the upper part of each leaf with the stem, then inserted the stem into the foam disk. (Aspidistra leaves are perfect for this purpose, because they fold easily, without cracking.) He added the leaves into the foam all around, sufficient to cover the sides of the ring. 5. The last step is to turn the ring and disk of foam over, so that the stem insertions are on the bottom, and lower them into the glass cylinder bowl. In the how-to photo, only three leaves have been inserted, so that you can still see the mechanic as a whole. In reality, you would insert leaves all the way around before overturning the foam.
With all the leaves in place, Jim added the rose stems to the exposed wet foam in the middle. He then surrounded the stems with river rocks. The final step was to insert groups of two to four blades of lily grass. Water with flower food added can be poured in as high as you like; with the river rocks in the center, the effect is like a still pool.
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FLOWING UPWARD Hala leaves (inset) are strong enough to stand upright and make a bold statement as the central axis of the design at left, surrounded by gerberas and James Storey orchids. Jim inserted the hala leaves first, then all the orchid sprays and the galax leaves at the base, then the gerberas, and finally the sunflower centers, with a bit of green dianthus to add brightness.
STEM SUPPORT Equisetum stems fill any small, clear glass container nicely and also serve to support other stems. In the case of a rectangle like the one at right, they can be trimmed to get an interesting curve. (A design like this requires only the lower part of the stems; you can save the decorative finial tops for another purpose.) With the equisetum in place, flower stems can be added either between the equisetum stems, for the most secure placement, or inside them, for an intriguing effect. In the latter case youâ€™ll need to pierce through the inner chamber walls of the equisetum, with the stem itself or with a heavy florist wire. JUNE 2014 47
FOLDED STRIPES While the eye goes first to fantail willow and parakeet heliconia, the intriguing base of the design at left is what really sells the composition. Jim filled the bamboo rectangle with foam up to within an inch or two of the top. Then he added the striped ginger leaves to cover the foam, first around the outside, then folding the leaves and inserting them into the top t of the foam on tthe interior. The willow and heliconia insertions came next, and finally, yellow craspedia and the tops of umbrella ppapyrus (inset), like miniature plants. min NAILED IT Tree fern creates a floating, fluffy cloud and a backdrop for the white spikes of veronica in this design; at the base, Jim has demonstrated yet another intriguing foliage treatment for the inside of a clear glass cylinder bowl. As in the rose design on page 44, Jim relied on an Aquafoam Designer Ring, but here the ring is only 8Â˝ inches in diameterâ€” quite a bit smaller than the 11-inch cylinder vase. He covered the outside of the ring with galax leaves, inserting the stems sideways into the foam, halfway up; wound a little bullion around the overlapping leaves; and then impaled the veronica stems onto the outside of the foam ring by piercing them with black nails (you could also use any kind of decorative pins). Finally, with the ring carefully lowered into the bowl, he added the basing of carnations and cushion mums and the tree fern. 48 www.flowersandmagazine.com
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FAT FINGERS Fatsia japonica leaves (inset) come in sizes ranging up to 10 inches wide. In the aralia family, they may also be called aralia leaves. With their long fingers and attractive veining, they add extraordinary decorative value, as in the simple design at left, where Jim has loosely enfolded flower stems stem in fatsia leaves before placing them in b the vase, supported with curly wlilow. The leaves harmonize beautifully with the freesia and hydrangea foliage. h A GRASSY GARDEN Like flowers, foliage materials have a greater impact when they are grouped and bundled. At lower left, one whole bundle of bear grass is bound with wire and inserted as a unit at the back of the bouquet, while “naked” (defoliated) seeded eucalyptus cascades from the front. Jim wound curly willow tips around his hand and dropped them inside the interior, clear glass vase to support stems of flowering azalea branches, hot pink Cherry roses, and king proteas—which blend beautifully into the garden look, thanks to their harmonizing hue. UP AND ACROSS An array of eight Freedom roses gains powerful graphic impact from upright red ti leaves. The effect is underscored with sections of red ti leaf covering the foam in a long, low plate-glass planter. It takes a little less than two and a half bricks of floral foam to fill the 24-inch planter; you may want to skewer them together with a hyacinth stake for greater stability. Green Ball dianthus and red hypericum lend a necessary brightness to the base.
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FAN OF STEEL At left, in a creative twist on a familiar technique, Jim covered a pair of clear glass cylinder vases with steel grass instead of bear grass, and slipped plastic beads onto some of the blades for extra color and pop. The steel grass (about two bunches on each vase) is held on with rubber bands, covered with one-inch flat wire, which is secured with UGlu Dashes. It takes about two bunches of steel grass to cover one bud vase. Jim chopped the grass on one vase and left the other wild and fluffy for contrast. WIRED INSIDE At upper right, another easy and inexpensive, yet clever and artistic design, made with long pieces of equisetum that were first wired on the inside with 18-gauge florist wire. Jim bent the equisetum into various angled shapes to create a grid inside the glass rectangle. He added cymbidium blooms equipped with chenille stems, which wick water up to the blooms; each chenille stem is slipped inside a naturallooking equisetum sheath. (For how-to photos, go to www.flowersandmagazine.com during the month of June!) BUNDLED UP Individual flower bundles, each enclosed in a fatsia leaf and securely wrapped with green metallic wire, come together to make a party centerpiece that can later provide favors for the guests to take home. Seeded eucalyptus (inset) adds its nubbly texture to the surface of the multicolored nosegays. b 52 www.flowersandmagazine.com
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industry events For the most recent additions to Teleflora Unit Programs, go to www.MyTeleflora.com and click on Design Education to access the Floral Event Calendar in the Unit Program section.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL JUNE 9-27, ATLANTA, GA FloraMart Spring/Summer Market (closed June 15 in honor of Father’s Day). Contact email@example.com for details.
JUNE 10-11, CHICAGO, IL SAF Retail Growth Solutions: A Mini-Conference for Florists. Call the Society of American Florists at 800-336-4743 or visit www.safnow.org.
JUNE 18-24, DALLAS, TX Holiday and Home Expo (temporary exhibitors, June 19-22), Dallas Market Center. Call 800-DAL-MKTS or visit www.dallasmarketcenter.com.
JULY 3-7, CHICAGO, IL AIFD (American Institute of Floral Designers) National Symposium, Hilton Hotel. Call 410-7523318 or visit www.aifd.org.
JULY 7-18, ATLANTA, GA FloraMart Spring/Summer Market. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
JULY 8-15, ATLANTA, GA Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (temporary exhibitors, July 10-14), AmericasMart. Call 800-ATL-MART or visit www.americasmart.com.
JULY 12-15, COLUMBUS, OH Cultivate — An AmericanHort Experience (formerly OFA Short Course), Greater Columbus Convention Center. Call AmericanHort at 614-487-1117 or visit www.americanhort.org/cultivate.
JULY 17-23, CHICAGO, IL Chicago Gift Market (temporary exhibitors, July 19-22), Merchandise Mart Plaza. Call 312-5277561 or visit www.shopchicagomarket.com.
AUGUST 13-16, MARCO ISLAND, FL SAF Annual Convention. Call the Society of American Florists at 800-336-4743 or visit www.safnow.org.
AUGUST 16-20, NEW YORK, NY NY NOW Home and Lifestyle Market, Jacob K. Javits Center. Call 800-272-SHOW or visit www.nynow.com.
CENTRAL REGION JUNE 4, GRAND RAPIDS, MI Michigan Unit, Advanced Everyday Designs with Hitomi Gilliam, Vans/Kennicott. Call Debbie Custer at 734-455-7377.
JUNE 4, SIOUX FALLS, SD Minndakota Unit, Sympathy Designs with Darla Pawlak, North American Wholesale. Call Laura Baker at 605-539-9800.
JULY 23, GERMANTOWN, WI Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Unit, Sympathy Designs with Gerard Toh, Karthauser & Sons Wholesale. Call Melissa Maas at 262-253-9111.
NORTHEAST REGION JUNE 4, PITTSBURGH, PA Western Pennsylvania Unit, Sympathy Designs with Kevin Ylvisaker, Pennock Co. Call Drew Graham at 412-672-4472.
JUNE 11, LATHAM, NY New York Capitol District Unit, Designing and Marketing Weddings with Jerome Raska, Seagroatt Riccardi. Call Kelley Gilbert at 518785-8900, ext. 211.
SOUTH CENTRAL REGION
Renaissance Hotel. Call Dianna Nordman at 512834-0361 or visit www.tsfa.org.
JUNE 25, EL PASO, TX New Mexico-WesTexas Unit, Wedding Designs with John Hosek, Selarom Ballroom. Call Marisa Guerrero at 915-857-8600.
JULY 26-27, STILLWATER, OK Oklahoma State Florist Association, program includes Wedding Designs with Gerard Toh, OSU Conoco Phillips Alumni Club. Call Lenzee Bilke at 405-341-2530 or visit www.osfa.org.
JULY 27, PHOENIX, AZ Arizona State Florist Association, program includes Everyday Designs with John Hosek, Black Canyon Conference Center. Call Brian Vetter at 602 908-9024 or visit www.azflorists.org.
SOUTHEAST REGION JUNE 6-9, WESTON, FL Florida State Florist Association, program includes Grand Events with Tanus Saab, Bonaventure Hotel. Call Deborah De La Flor at 954-434-1717.
JUNE 8, BOWIE, MD DC-MD-VA Unit, Everyday Designs with Vonda LaFever, Rips Country Inn. Call Doug Vogel at 301-934-7700.
JUNE 1, LAFAYETTE, LA
JUNE 8, LOUISVILLE, KY
Louisiana State Florist Association, program includes Sympathy Designs with Bob Hampton, Ramada Conference Center. Call Lucinda Peltier at 337-247-2761.
Kentucky Derby Unit, Wedding Designs with John Hosek, The Foundry at Glassworks. Call Tammy Gibson at 502-367-6172.
JUNE 8, SWEET BRIAR, VA
JUNE 3, HOUSTON, TX
Blue Ridge Unit, Sympathy Designs with Jerome Raska, Sweet Briar College. Call Calvin Mitchell at 434-845-2309.
South Texas Unit, Tropical Designs with Bert Ford, Greenleaf Wholesale. Call Martha Wiggs-Aaron at 281-488-3838.
JUNE 5-6, JACKSON, MS Mississippi Market Wholesale Show, Mississippi Trade Mart. Call 888-886-3323 or visit www.mississippimarket.org.
JUNE 10, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Oklahoma Unit, Wedding Designs with Kevin Ylvisaker, Greenleaf Wholesale. Call Barbara Bilke at 405-341-2530.
JULY 18-20, AUSTIN, TX Texas State Florists’ Association, Annual Convention, program includes Tropical Handson Workshop (7/18) with Gerard Toh, Salute to Education (7/19) with Rich Salvaggio, Tropical Designs (7/20) with Gerard Toh, The
JUNE 22, JACKSONVILLE, FL North Florida Unit, Everyday Designs with Joyce Mason-Monheim, D. Kay Wholesale. Call Dawn Acklin at 321-267-2137.
JULY 25-27, FRANKFORT, KY Kentucky Florists’ Association, program includes Wedding Desisgns (7/27) with Kevin Ylvisaker, Capital Plaza Hotel. Call Tammy Gibson at 800634-9784 or visit www.kyflorists.com.
WESTERN REGION JUNE 21, MONTEREY, CA Monterey Bay Greenhouse Growers, Annual Open House. Call 831-274-4008 or visit www.montereybayfarmtours.org.
where to buy For more information on merchandise featured in Flowers&, contact the supplier directly. Direct links to most suppliers can be found on the Flowers& website, www.flowersandmagazine.com. Use the links under “Advertisers in This Issue” or the link to our searchable, online Buyers’ Guide at the top of the Flowers& home page.
UP AND ACROSS, page 51 Plate-glass planter, Accent Décor. FAN OF STEEL, page 52 7½-inch cylinder bud vases, Syndicate Sales. One-inch flat wire, Smithers-Oasis.
WIRED INSIDE, page 53 Moderne Vase in clear glass, Accent Décor.
BUNDLED UP, page 53
ON THE COVER
Moderne Vase in clear glass and assorted seaglass, Accent Décor.
Cattleya, paphiopedilum and phalaenopsis orchids, Orchids by Hausermann. Calathea leaf, Green Point. Mitsumata, Accent Décor.
FOCUS ON DESIGN, pages 10-11 Essentials Rectangle Bowl in silver, Smithers-Oasis.
PRINCIPLES & ELEMENTS, page 26 Midollino, Accent Décor.
PARTY DOWN WITH O R C H I D S , pages 30-41
pg 39 LIVING JEWELS, pages 36-37 Orchids and calathea leaves, Green Point. Kiera Stand with glass cone and gold Deco Pebbles, Accent Décor. GO FOR THE GOLD, page 38
Vanda orchids, Anco Pure Vanda. Matte silver Cosmic Vase and white Fiber Sticks, Accent Décor.
Oncidium orchids and alocasia leaves, Green Point. Vanda orchids, Anco Pure Vanda. Leena vase, Accent Décor.
ALL ROCKETS FIRING, pages 32-33
ON POINT, page 34 Dendrobium and paphiopedilum orchids, Green Point. Cattleya and phalaenopsis orchids, Orchids by Hausermann. Fuse Trays, 15 and 22.77 inches in diameter, and mitsumata, Accent Décor. IN LINE, page 35 Yellow vandas, Anco Pure Vanda. Aranthera orchids and whaleback and hala foliage, Green Point. Industry Table epergne, Accent Décor.
11-inch Aquafoam Designer Ring, Syndicate Sales. 11-inch Platform Vase, Accent Décor.
FLOWING UPWARD, page 46
MOSAIC MAGIC, page 31
Vanda orchids, Anco Pure Vanda. Whaleback foliage, Green Point. Vogue Vases, Accent Décor.
RING-AROUND ROSES, page 44
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT, page 39 Vanda orchids, Anco Pure Vanda. Remaining orchids and calathea leaves, Green Point. Test tube chandelier, Accent Décor. GREEN GLOW, pages 40-41 Dendrobium orchids and bamboo orchid foliage, Green Point. Cattleya and Binosa orchids, Orchids by Hausermann. Corrugated zinc Canisters and Canister Bowl, Accent Décor.
Terrace Collection square ceramic container, Syndicate Sales.
FOLDED STRIPES, page 48 Bamboo rectangle, Teleflora.
NAILED IT, page 49 8½-inch Aquafoam Designer Ring, Syndicate Sales. 11-inch Platform Vase, Accent Décor.
A GRASSY GARDEN, page 50 Oval Willow Vase, Park Hill Collection.
Accent Décor, Inc. Call 800-385-5114 or visit www.accentdecor.com. Anco Pure Vanda. Visit www.anco-pure-vanda.nl. Green Point Nurseries. Call 800-717-4456 or visit www.greenpointnursery.com. Orchids by Hausermann. Call 630-543-6855 or visit www.orchidsbyhausermann.com. Park Hill Collection. Call 888-603-3334 or visit www.parkhillcollection.com. Smithers-Oasis. Call 800-321-8286 or visit www.oasisfloral.com. Syndicate Sales. Call 800-428-0515 or visit www.syndicatesales.com.
GO FOR THE GREEN,
Teleflora. Call 800-333-0205 or visit www.myteleflora.com.
BEYOND THE LEAF, page 42 Enchant Boat, Accent Décor.
what’s in store
HELLO SUMMER Banded in rich green, this new multiglazed ceramic pot can be used for everyday designs and four-inch plants all summer long. Come September, it becomes part of Teleflora’s Grand Sunshine Bouquet for Grandparents Day. Call 800-333-0205 or visit www.myteleflora.com.
WHAT’S IN A LABEL? Packaging can make the difference, which is why Kristin & Company Pure Soy Candles offers a variety of labels and looks, including the new “Pure Select”. A custom label program is also available. All Kristin & Company candles are made of pure soy, richly scented and poured by hand in Michigan. Call 800-433-0983 or visit www.trmctaggart.com.
ALL DRESSED IN WHITE The latest addition to Kane Candy’s line of chocolate dessert cups comes in bridal white. Premium Quality White Chocolate Cordial & Toasting Cups are perfect for weddings and other special events; they can be filled with any port or dessert wine or liqueur. The line is also great for gift baskets! Call 800-875-5557 or visit www.kanecandy.com.
RIGHT ON KEY Since antiquity, the Greek Key design has symbolized infinity, unity, and the bonds of love and friendship. Now Reliant Ribbon has introduced two new Grecian Key patterns: one with the Greek Key design printed on Aqua Satin ribbon, one on soft Dyna Satin ribbon. Both patterns come in nine colors, with more colors coming soon. Call 800-886-BOWS or visit www.reliantribbon.com.
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BUYERS’ GUIDE 2014 –2015 Index to Products and Services
Products and Services
Suppliers and Resources
Floral Industry Associations
Index to Products and Services BALLOONS AND BALLOON SUPPLIES BALLOON ACCESSORIES AND EQUIPMENT............................................62 BALLOON DESIGN INSTRUCTION .. 62 BALLOONS ................................ 62 BOOKS AND VIDEOS BOOKS AND VIDEOS, INSTRUCTIONAL ............................62 BOOKS, FLORAL DESIGN ..............62 BOOKS, FLOWER CARE AND HANDLING ....................................62 FLOWER BUYERS’ GUIDES ............62 BUSINESS SERVICES BUSINESS FORMS.........................62 BUSINESS SERVICES .....................62 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ....62 FLORIST CONSULTANTS ................62 INCORPORATION AND RELATED SERVICES .....................................62 INSURANCE SERVICES ..................62 TRAINING, SALES AND SERVICE....62 CANDLES CANDLEHOLDERS AND CANDELABRA ...............................62 CANDLES ......................................62 CANDLES, FLOATING ....................62 CANDLES, MECHANICAL ...............62 CARDS AND STATIONERY CARDS, ENCLOSURE ....................62 CARDS, GREETING AND SPECIAL OCCASION ......................62 STATIONERY PRODUCTS FOR RESALE .................................62 CARE AND HANDLING ETHYLENE FILTERS AND INHIBITORS...................................62 FLOWER FOODS, HYDRATION SOLUTIONS, ANTITRANSPIRANTS ..62 LEAF SHINES ................................62 ROSE CLEANING MACHINES .........62 CHOCOLATES................................62 CHRISTMAS PRODUCTS ARTIFICIAL SNOW .........................62 CHRISTMAS CONTAINERS .............62 CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS & ORNAMENTS.................................62 CHRISTMAS DISPLAYS ..................62 CHRISTMAS FIGURINES AND NOVELTIES....................................62 CHRISTMAS GARLANDS, FRESH....62 CHRISTMAS GREENS, ARTIFICIAL ..62 CHRISTMAS GREENS, FRESH CUT 64 CHRISTMAS TREES, ARTIFICIAL .....64 CHRISTMAS TREES, FRESH CUT....64 CHRISTMAS WREATHS ..................64 HOLLY ..........................................64 PINE CONES .................................64 POINSETTIA TREE DISPLAY RACKS ..........................................64 COMPUTERS, SEE TECHNOLOGY CONTAINERS BASKETS ......................................64 BASKETS, METAL AND WIRE .........64 BUD VASES ...................................64 CONTAINERS, CERAMIC ................64 CONTAINERS, CRYSTAL .................64 CONTAINERS, GLASS ....................64 CONTAINERS, MÂCHÉ ...................64 CONTAINERS, METAL ....................64 CONTAINERS, NOVELTY ................64 CONTAINERS, PLASTIC..................64 CONTAINERS, TERRARIUM ............64
CONTAINERS, WOOD BOX ............64 LINERS .........................................64 PLANTERS ....................................64 DELIVERY DELIVERY SYSTEMS, TRAYS, ACCESSORIES ...............................64 DELIVERY VEHICLE GRAPHICS ......64 DESIGN ACCESSORIES BEADS AND BEADED WIRES.........64 BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES .............64 FEATHERS.....................................64 GEL BEADS AND CUBES ...............64 GLASS MARBLES AND CHIPS ........64 PICKS, DECORATIVE FLORAL ........64 ROCKS, ARTIFICIAL .......................64 SAND, COLORED ..........................64 STONES, COLORED ......................64 WIRE ACCESSORIES .....................64 WIRES, DECORATIVE ....................64 WOOL AND FELT...........................64 DESIGN TOOLS ADHESIVES ...................................64 BOW MAKERS ..............................64 CUTTING TOOLS............................64 FROGS AND NEEDLEPOINT HOLDERS .....................................64 FLOWER STEM CLEANING MACHINES ....................................64 FLOWER STEM STRIPPERS, HANDHELD ...................................66 FOIL ..............................................66 GARLAND MAKING MACHINES ......66 HOT GLUE AND GLUE GUNS .........66 PAINTS, FLORAL ...........................66 PICKS, STEEL ...............................66 PICKS, WATER ..............................66 PICKS, WOOD ..............................66 STEMMING MACHINES AND SUPPLIES STEM WRAP .................................66 WATER TUBES ..............................66 DISPLAY CARTS, FLOWER DISPLAY .............66 DISPLAY EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES .......................66 LAMPS AND LIGHTING FOR DISPLAY........................................66 PEDESTALS ...................................66 PROPS, DISPLAY ..........................66 DRIED AND PRESERVED DRIED FLOWERS AND MATERIALS ...................................66 DRIED GRAINS AND GRASSES ......66 DRIED LAVENDER .........................66 DRIFTWOOD .................................66 MANZANITA ...................................66 PODS............................................66 PRESERVED FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE ...............................66 WREATHS, DRIED AND PRESERVED ..........................67 FOAM PRODUCTS FLORAL FOAMS.............................67 FOAM FORMS ...............................67 STYROFOAM™ AND STYROFOAM™ FORMS ...................67 FRESH FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE ALSTROEMERIA.............................67 ANTHURIUMS ................................67 ASTERS, MATSUMOTO ..................67 ASTERS, SPRAY ............................67 BIRDS OF PARADISE BRANCHES, BERRIED AND FLOWERING..........................67
CALLAS .........................................67 CARNATIONS ................................67 CHRYSANTHEMUMS .....................67 CLEMATIS, CUT .............................67 DELPHINIUM AND LARKSPUR .......67 ENVIRONMENTAL AND FAIR TRADE PROGRAMS ...............67 FERNS, CUT ..................................67 FREESIA ........................................67 FRESH FLOWERS ....................67, 68 GARDEN ROSES............................68 GARLANDS, FRESH .......................68 GERBERAS....................................68 GINGERS ......................................68 GREENS, CUT ...............................68 HELICONIAS ..................................68 HYACINTHS ...................................68 HYDRANGEAS ...............................68 IRIS...............................................68 LEIS ..............................................68 LEUCADENDRONS ........................68 LILIES ...........................................68 ONLINE FLOWER BUYING .............68 ORCHIDS ......................................68 PEONIES .......................................68 PROTEAS ......................................68 ROSES ..........................................68 RUSCUS ........................................69 SARRACENIA .................................69 STOCK ..........................................69 SUCCULENTS ................................69 SUCCULENT WREATHS .................69 TROPICAL FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE .......................................69 TULIPS ..........................................69 WAXFLOWER ................................69 GIFT AND GOURMET BASKETS BATH AND BODY PRODUCTS ........69 GIFT BASKET DROP-SHIPPING SERVICE .......................................69 GIFT BASKET SUPPLIES ................69 GOURMET FOODS.........................69 SHRINK FILM WRAP AND EQUIPMENT ..........................69 GIFTS AND WRAP GIFT WRAP AND SUPPLIES ...........69 GIFT WRAP CUTTERS AND DISPENSERS.........................69 GIFTS ............................................69 GREENHOUSE SUPPLIES ...............69 HOME DECOR DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES ..........69 GARDEN ACCENTS........................70 JEWELRY ......................................70 LABELS .........................................70 MARKETING ADVERTISING MATERIALS .............70 DIRECT MAIL PROGRAMS .............70 PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMS ..........70 MOSS ...........................................70 PACKAGING BAGS AND BOXES, FLORAL PACKAGING .....................70 BAGS AND BOXES, GIFT AND DECORATIVE .................70 CELLOPHANE ...............................70 FLORAL WRAP ..............................70 PACKAGING, FLORAL ....................70 PLANT SLEEVES AND WRAP .........70 PARTY SUPPLIES LIGHTS, NOVELTY .........................70 LINENS .........................................70
PARTY DECORATIONS AND FAVORS.................................71 PARTY RISERS ..............................71 PERMANENT FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE PERMANENT ARRANGEMENTS......71 PERMANENT FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE ...............................71 PERMANENT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES .................................71 PERMANENT PLANTS AND TREES ...................................71 PLANTS AND PLANT SUPPLIES PLANT CARE SUPPLIES .................71 PLANT FOOD ................................71 PLANTS, BLOOMING .....................71 PLANTS, GREEN ...........................71 POT COVERS ................................71 TOPIARY FORMS ...........................71 WATERING SYSTEMS ....................71 PLUSH ANIMALS AND TOYS ..........71 PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT .........71 PRINTING SERVICES .....................72 REFRIGERATED CONTAINERS FOR HOLIDAY RENTAL ..........................72 REFRIGERATORS ...........................72 RIBBON AND RIBBON SUPPLIES BOWS ...........................................72 RIBBON PRINTERS AND SUPPLIES .............................72 RIBBON RACKS.............................72 RIBBONS ......................................72 RIBBONS, CUSTOM IMPRINTING..................................72 SIGNS...........................................72 SYMPATHY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CASKET SADDLES .........................72 EASELS .........................................72 FUNERAL SUPPLIES ......................72 LETTERING, ADHESIVE..................72 SYMPATHY KEEPSAKES ................72 TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SYSTEMS...................................72 MOBILE APPS ...............................72 PROMOTIONAL TEXT MESSAGING ..................................72 WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AND E-COMMERCE .......................72 TRADE SHOWS .............................72 WEDDING AND PROM AISLE RUNNERS............................72 ARCHES ........................................72 BOUQUET ACCESSORIES...............72 BOUQUET HOLDERS .....................72 BOUQUET STANDS ........................72 BOUTONNIERE PINS AND MAGNETS .............................72 CANOPIES.....................................72 CORSAGE ACCESSORIES...............72 GARLANDS, FRESH .......................72 GAZEBOS, PORTABLE ...................72 GEMS AND GEMMED ACCESSORIES ...............................72 GUEST BOOK STANDS ..................72 LATTICE ........................................73 PEW HOLDERS .............................73 WEDDING ACCESSORIES ..............73 WEDDING SERVICES, SPECIALTY ....................................73 WHOLESALE FLORISTS WITH NATIONAL DELIVERY .....................73
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BALLOONS AND BALLOON SUPPLIES
BALLOON ACCESSORIES AND EQUIPMENT
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FLOWER BUYERS’ GUIDES ASSOCIATION OF SPECIALTY CUT FLOWER GROWERS DESIGN358 PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHRISTMAS TREE ASSOCIATION SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS
CARDS AND STATIONERY
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FLOWER FOODS, HYDRATION SOLUTIONS, ANTITRANSPIRANTS CHRYSAL AMERICAS FLORALIFE, INC SMITHERS-OASIS SUPERTHRIVE® SYNDICATE SALES INC
LEAF SHINES CHRYSAL AMERICAS DESIGN MASTER COLOR TOOL INC SMITHERS-OASIS
ROSE CLEANING MACHINES WHIZ STRIP
CHOCOLATES KANE CANDY SAKSCO GOURMET BASKET SUPPLIES SWEET SHOP USA
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ROCKS, ARTIFICIAL AMERICAN FLORAL CONTAINER, INC
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DELPHINIUM AND LARKSPUR OCEAN VIEW FLOWERS
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STOCK OCEAN VIEW FLOWERS ROYAL FLOWERS
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DRAMM & ECHTER, INC
AROMA CRYSTAL THERAPY LADY JAYNE LTD
SUCCULENT WREATHS FLORA PACIFICA INC
TROPICAL FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE CONTINENTAL FLORAL GREENS FLORABUNDANCE, INC FLOWERBUYER.COM GREEN POINT NURSERIES, INC THE GROWER’S BOX HAWAII’S FLOWERS ORCHIDS AND MORE INC WM F PUCKETT, INC
TULIPS DRAMM & ECHTER, INC THE SUN VALLEY GROUP
GIFT BASKET DROP-SHIPPING SERVICE
SHRINK FILM WRAP AND EQUIPMENT JETRAM, INC NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC
GIFTS AND WRAP GIFT WRAP AND SUPPLIES
GIFT BASKET DROP SHIPPING
NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC
GIFT BASKET SUPPLIES
GIFT WRAP CUTTERS AND DISPENSERS
BAGS & BOXES 2, INC HAMPSHIRE PAPER IMPERIAL FOODS INTERGREET.COM NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE RELIANT RIBBON CORP U.S. BALLOON
BULMAN PRODUCTS INC NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC
GIFTS DIAMOND STAR IT TAKES TWO, INC KAY BERRY LADY JAYNE LTD LILLIAN ROSE LOOM CRAFT INC MANUAL WOODWORKERS & WEAVERS THE ROSE LADY
GREENHOUSE SUPPLIES SUPERTHRIVE®
HOME DECOR DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES BIEDERMANN & SONS, INC D. STEVENS LLC FGMARKET.COM-FLORAL AND GIFT GEORGETOWN POTTERY HOME DECORATION ACCESSORIES HOPE GLASS KNORR BEESWAX KNUD NIELSEN COMPANY LOOM CRAFT INC MANUAL WOODWORKERS & WEAVERS MERAVIC MIDWEST-CBK PARK HILL COLLECTION PETE GARCIA COMPANY PLUS ONE IMPORTS RAZ IMPORTS, INC REGENCY INTERNATIONAL SNK ENTERPRISES SULLIVANS UCI UNLIMITED CONTAINERS INC
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Products and Services GARDEN ACCENTS
KAY BERRY REGENCY INTERNATIONAL
BENEVA SOLUTIONS FLOWERHANDLERS, INC IBULB SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS TELEFLORA
JEWELRY ARTBO JEWELLERY JACARII MERAVIC
LABELS CREATIVE ARTS PRINTING
MOSS COLUMBIA PINE CONES AND BOTANICALS KNUD NIELSEN COMPANY MOSS’S UNLIMITED SUPERMOSS
BAGS AND BOXES, FLORAL PACKAGING
BENEVA SOLUTIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS TELEFLORA
DIRECT MAIL PROGRAMS BENEVA SOLUTIONS TELEFLORA
BAGS & BOXES 2, INC JETRAM, INC SYNDICATE SALES INC TELEFLORA
BAGS AND BOXES, GIFT AND DECORATIVE BAGS & BOXES 2, INC BETALLIC LLC FLORAL SUPPLY SYNDICATE HARVEST IMPORT INTERGREET.COM NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC PROGRESSIVE BALLOONS & GIFTS
CELLOPHANE JETRAM, INC NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC
FLORAL WRAP CHRYSAL AMERICAS FRONTIER IMPORTS, INC HAMPSHIRE PAPER
PACKAGING, FLORAL CHRYSAL AMERICAS HAMPSHIRE PAPER JETRAM, INC LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC RELIANT RIBBON CORP TELEFLORA
PLANT SLEEVES AND WRAP CATHYSWRAPS LLC JETRAM, INC
PARTY SUPPLIES LIGHTS, NOVELTY ACOLYTE TECHNOLOGIES CORP BRIGHT SIDE CRAFTS / NEW PHASE DEVELOPMENT LLC FLORA-LITE CO KURT S. ADLER, INC WHOLESALE GLASS VASES INTERNATIONAL
LINENS BBJ - TABLE FASHIONS GRACEFUL TABLES JOHN TOOMEY COMPANY LINEN N’ CHAIR COVERS WILDFLOWER LINEN
PARTY DECORATIONS AND FAVORS
PERMANENT FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE
CATHYSWRAPS LLC CREATIVE BALLOONS® MFG INC DOLLAR TREE DIRECT JOSTER INTERNATIONAL KANE CANDY LILLIAN ROSE PETE GARCIA COMPANY RELIANT RIBBON CORP SNK ENTERPRISES
JAMALI FLORAL AND GARDEN SUPPLIES MERAVIC MIDWEST-CBK NDI NATURAL DECORATIONS, INC PETE GARCIA COMPANY PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE PLUS ONE IMPORTS RAZ IMPORTS, INC SANTA’S WHOLESALE SUPPLY SELECT ARTIFICIALS INC SULLIVANS
PARTY RISERS AMERICAN FLORAL CONTAINER, INC
PERMANENT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
PERMANENT FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE PERMANENT ARRANGEMENTS NDI NATURAL DECORATIONS, INC SELECT ARTIFICIALS INC
PLUS ONE IMPORTS
PERMANENT PLANTS AND TREES PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE SELECT ARTIFICIALS INC SULLIVANS
PLANTS AND PLANT SUPPLIES
AVERY IMPORTS CATHYSWRAPS LLC
PLANT CARE SUPPLIES
HAMPSHIRE PAPER LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC SYNDICATE SALES INC
CHRYSAL AMERICAS JRM CHEMICAL, INC SUPERMOSS SUPERTHRIVE® TANKS-A-LOT
PLANT FOOD CHRYSAL AMERICAS SUPERTHRIVE®
TOPIARY FORMS SCHUBERT NURSERY INC TOPIARY INC
WATERING SYSTEMS TANKS-A-LOT
PLANTS, BLOOMING ALLIED GROWERS, INC CUT FLOWER WHOLESALE, INC
PLANTS, GREEN ALLIED GROWERS, INC AQUASCAPES UNLIMITED CUT FLOWER WHOLESALE, INC DELAWARE VALLEY (DV FLORA) GALLUP & STRIBLING ORCHIDS GREEN POINT NURSERIES, INC SCHUBERT NURSERY INC
PLUSH ANIMALS AND TOYS AURORA WORLD INC INTERGREET.COM PROGRESSIVE BALLOONS & GIFTS U.S. BALLOON
PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT TABLE TOP STUDIO
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Products and Services PRINTING SERVICES CREATIVE ARTS PRINTING
REFRIGERATED CONTAINERS FOR HOLIDAY RENTAL RAVA GROUP
REFRIGERATORS BARR REFRIGERATION BUSH REFRIGERATION FLOT-AIRE REFRIGERATORS SRC REFRIGERATION
RIBBON AND RIBBON SUPPLIES BOWS BERWICK OFFRAY LLC HARVEST IMPORT MOREX CORP. NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC RELIANT RIBBON CORP SANTA’S WHOLESALE SUPPLY TK RIBBONS AND MORE U.S. BALLOON
RIBBONS, CUSTOM IMPRINTING BAGS & BOXES 2, INC BERWICK OFFRAY LLC LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MOREX CORP. NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC RELIANT RIBBON CORP TK RIBBONS AND MORE
SIGNS THE JOHN HENRY COMPANY
SYMPATHY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CASKET SADDLES FLAMBEAU/VLCHEK FLORACRAFT CORPORATION THE JOHN HENRY COMPANY SMITHERS-OASIS SYNDICATE SALES INC TENNESSEE EASEL WESTERN PULP PRODUCTS
TRADE SHOWS AMERICASMART ATLANTA ASSOCIATION OF COLOMBIAN FLOWER EXPORTERS (ASOCOLFLORES) ASSOCIATION OF BRIDAL CONSULTANTS CALIFORNIA MARKET CENTER CONNECTICUT FLORIST ASSOC. DALLAS MARKET CENTER GLM HPP EXHIBITIONS IGC SHOW MARKET SQUARE SHOWS MISSISSIPPI MARKET WHOLESALE SHOW TEXAS STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
WEDDING AND PROM AISLE RUNNERS JOHN TOOMEY COMPANY LINEN N’ CHAIR COVERS THE ORIGINAL RUNNER COMPANY
FLORACRAFT CORPORATION KAY BERRY TENNESSEE EASEL
HOWARD IMPRINTING MACHINE COMPANY TECNIFLORA INC
MILTON ADLER COMPANY RELIANT RIBBON CORP SMITHERS-OASIS TENNESSEE EASEL
BERWICK OFFRAY LLC FITZ DESIGN HARVEST IMPORT LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MILTON ADLER COMPANY PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE POSY POCKETS / CAMEO MACGUFFIN SMITHERS-OASIS SYNDICATE SALES INC
RIBBON PRINTERS AND SUPPLIES
BULMAN PRODUCTS INC U.S. BALLOON
RIBBONS BAGS & BOXES 2, INC BERWICK OFFRAY LLC BURTON + BURTON DBC WHOLESALE DOLLAR TREE DIRECT D. STEVENS LLC FLORAL SUPPLY SYNDICATE FRONTIER IMPORTS, INC HARVEST IMPORT LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MOREX CORP. NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC NATIONAL RIBBON COMPANY PETE GARCIA COMPANY PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE RELIANT RIBBON CORP SANTA’S WHOLESALE SUPPLY SNK ENTERPRISES SYNDICATE SALES INC TECNIFLORA INC TK RIBBONS AND MORE U.S. BALLOON
SYMPATHY KEEPSAKES HOPE GLASS KAY BERRY LOOM CRAFT INC MANUAL WOODWORKERS & WEAVERS PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE
TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SYSTEMS BENEVA SOLUTIONS TELEFLORA
MOBILE APPS BENEVA SOLUTIONS TELEFLORA
PROMOTIONAL TEXT MESSAGING BENEVA SOLUTIONS
WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AND E-COMMERCE BENEVA SOLUTIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS TELEFLORA
B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS
BOUQUET HOLDERS FLORACRAFT CORPORATION POSY POCKETS / CAMEO MACGUFFIN SMITHERS-OASIS SYNDICATE SALES INC
BOUQUET STANDS POSY POCKETS / CAMEO MACGUFFIN
BOUTONNIERE PINS AND MAGNETS BOUTONNIERE BUDDY BOUTSTIX FLORAL MAGNETS CORSAGE BUDDY EASY PIN CORPORATION FITZ DESIGN LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MILTON ADLER COMPANY PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE SMITHERS-OASIS STEMSON’S SUREPIN™
CANOPIES B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS COLUMN DESIGNS
CORSAGE ACCESSORIES ACOLYTE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. BERWICK OFFRAY LLC BOUTONNIERE BUDDY BOUTSTIX FLORAL MAGNETS BOWTIED DESIGNS CORSAGE BUDDY EASY PIN CORPORATION FITZ DESIGN HARVEST IMPORT LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MILTON ADLER COMPANY NATIONAL RIBBON COMPANY PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE RELIANT RIBBON CORP SMITHERS-OASIS STEMSON’S SUREPIN™ SYNDICATE SALES INC
GARLANDS, FRESH FLORABUNDANCE, INC GREEN POINT NURSERIES, INC SUGAR MOUNTAIN NURSERY, WREATH AND GARLAND
GAZEBOS, PORTABLE B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS COLUMN DESIGNS
GEMS AND GEMMED ACCESSORIES FITZ DESIGN LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MILTON ADLER COMPANY POSY POCKETS / CAMEO MACGUFFIN SANDTASTIK PRODUCTS INC SYNDICATE SALES INC
GUEST BOOK STANDS B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS
LATTICE B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS
PEW HOLDERS DAKOTA PLASTICS SNK ENTERPRISES SYNDICATE SALES INC
WEDDING ACCESSORIES ACOLYTE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. APEX FOUNTAIN SALES B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS BERWICK OFFRAY LLC CARLSON CRAFT CATHYSWRAPS LLC COLUMN DESIGNS DAKOTA PLASTICS FITZ DESIGN FLORAL SUPPLY SYNDICATE HARVEST IMPORT HOME DECORATION ACCESSORIES HORTENSE B. HEWITT CO JAMALI FLORAL AND GARDEN SUPPLIES KANE CANDY KNORR BEESWAX LILLIAN ROSE LINEN N’ CHAIR COVERS LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC MILTON ADLER COMPANY THE ORIGINAL RUNNER COMPANY PETE GARCIA COMPANY PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE POSY POCKETS / CAMEO MACGUFFIN RELIANT RIBBON CORP SIMPLY CHARMING SMITHERS-OASIS SNK ENTERPRISES STEMSON’S SYNDICATE SALES INC TK RIBBONS AND MORE
WEDDING SERVICES, SPECIALTY FLORALNOTES.COM
WHOLESALE FLORISTS WITH NATIONAL DELIVERY CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO CUT FLOWER WHOLESALE, INC DBC WHOLESALE DELAWARE VALLEY (DV FLORA) FLOWERBUYER.COM INTERNATIONAL FLORAL DISTRIBUTORS KOEHLER & DRAMM WHOLESALE FLORIST MID ISLAND FLORAL SUPPLY ORCHIDS AND MORE INC PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE YOUNGER AND SON INC
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Suppliers and Resources Here is contact information for all the suppliers in the Products & Services section on pages 62-72. In addition, brief descriptions accompany listings for Flowers& advertisers. Companies advertising in this issue are listed in COLOR TYPE and their ads are cross-referenced.
A ACCENT DECOR, INC
6550-A Jimmy Carter Blvd Norcross, GA 30071 email@example.com www.accentdecor.com 770-346-0707 fax: 770-346-0888 800-385-5114 Leading-edge, high-quality products for the floral, event, and home accent industries. Glass, ceramic, and basket containers and accessories. Accent on value and price. Website is open to shop 24/7. See ad on page 19. ACOLYTE TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
44 E 32nd St, 9th floor New York, NY 10016 firstname.lastname@example.org www.888acolyte.com 212-629-3239 fax: 212-629-6931 888-ACOLYTE Acolyte designs and manufactures LED lighting products to the floral, event and catering industries. ALASKA PEONY GROWERS ASSOCIATION
email@example.com www.alaskapeonies.org Available from late June through early October, Alaska peonies benefit from cold winters that produce large blooms with saturated colors. Check the “Info for Buyers” link on the website of the Alaska Peony Growers Association for helpful tips and links. See ad on page 17. ALEXANDRA FARMS
1311 98th St Bay Harbor Islands, FL 331541912 firstname.lastname@example.org www.alexandrafarms.com 305-528-3657 Garden roses, now including David Austin roses, and color hydrangeas, grown high in the Andes mountains, hand cut, graded and packed and sold to select importers and wholesalers; email for more information on how to obtain Alexandra Farms roses. See ad on page 68.
ALLIED GROWERS, INC
800 Cypress Creek Rd W Ste 335 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 email@example.com www.alliedgrowers.com 954-493-9222 fax: 954-772-3857 800-321-GROW
PO Box 364 Pipersville, PA 18947-0364 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aquascapesunlimited.com 215-766-8151 fax: 215-766-8986
AMERICAN FLORAL CONTAINER, INC
email@example.com www.arcticalaskapeonies.com 855-54-PEONY A producer-owned cooperative providing quality, farm-fresh peonies in July and August, from the growing area in the heart of Alaska, along the Arctic Circle, where long, warm, dry summer days produce large, beautiful peonies.
14 American Way Dawsonville, GA 30534-6131 firstname.lastname@example.org www.americanfloralcontainer.com 706-531-1580 fax: 706-531-1585 800-448-0843 AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF FLORAL DESIGNERS (AIFD)
720 Light St Baltimore, MD 21230-3818 email@example.com www.aifd.org 410-752-3318 fax: 410-752-8295 The American Institute of Floral Designers, a membership organization that promotes education and excellence, offers educational tools to the industry, including a guide to floral design and videos of its annual Symposium event. It further recognizes those who excel in the art of floral design through its accreditation and Certified Floral Designer designations. See ad on page 63. AMERICASMART ATLANTA
240 Peachtree St NW, Ste 2200 Atlanta, GA 30303-1327 firstname.lastname@example.org www.americasmart.com 404-220-2114 fax: 404-220-3030 800-ATL-MART APEX FOUNTAIN SALES
1140 N American St Philadelphia, PA 19123-1514 email@example.com www.apexfountains.com 215-627-4526 fax: 215-627-7877 800-523-4586
ARCTIC ALASKA PEONIES
AROMA CRYSTAL THERAPY
2400 Canoe Ave Coquitlam, BC V3K 6C2 Canada firstname.lastname@example.org www.aromacrystal.com 604-537-9211 fax: 877-552-9035 877-537-9211 ARTBO JEWELLERY
2 Hayes Walk Bundorra, Victoria 3083 Australia email@example.com www.artbo.com.au 61-394678654 Genuine amber and silver jewelry, handmade by Polish artisans, in modern and traditional styles. ASSOCIATION OF COLOMBIAN FLOWER EXPORTERS (ASOCOLFLORES)
Carrera 9A No. 90-53 Bogota, Colombia firstname.lastname@example.org www.asocolflores.org, www.proflora.org.co 57-1-257-9311 fax: 57-1-218-3693 ASSOCIATION OF BRIDAL CONSULTANTS
56 Danbury Rd, Ste 11 New Milford, CT 06776-3415 www.bridalassn.com 860-355-7000 fax: 860-354-1404
ASSOCIATION OF SPECIALTY CUT FLOWER GROWERS
MPO Box 268 Oberlin, OH 44074 email@example.com www.ascfg.org 440-774-2887 fax: 440-774-2435 AURORA WORLD INC.
8820 Mercury Ln Pico Rivera, CA 90660-6706 firstname.lastname@example.org www.auroragift.com 562-205-1222 fax: 562-948-1661 888-AURORA2 A leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality, competitively priced plush toys and gifts. AVERY IMPORTS
Eastside Business Center 34 Clinton St. Batavia, NY 14020 customerservice@willowgroupltd. com www.averyimports.com 585-344-2900 fax: 888-942-5373 800-272-3727
B B&C MORTENSEN WOOD PRODUCTS
1238 E Highway 2 Oldtown, ID 83822-9248 www.weddingequipment.com 208-437-5665 fax: 208-437-3884 Portable wedding, party, and display equipment, including gazebos, canopies, arches, backdrops, and more. See ad on page 73. BAGS & BOXES 2, INC
205 N Second St St. Joseph, MO 64501 email@example.com www.bagbox2.com 816-233-5050 fax: 816-233-5199 800-800-5532 BARGAIN BALLOONS
3909 Witmer Rd, Ste 862 Niagara Falls, NY 14305 balloonquestions@bargainballoons. com www.bargainballoons.com, www.bargainballoon.ca fax: 805-357-5944 866-330-1272
1423 Planeview Dr Oshkosh, WI 54904 firstname.lastname@example.org www.barrinc.com 920-231-1711 fax: 920-231-1701 888-661-0871 BBJ - TABLE FASHIONS
7855 Gross Point Rd Skokie, IL 60077 email@example.com www.bbjlinen.com 847-329-8400 fax: 847-329-1052 800-592-2414 BEMIS COMPANY INC
PO Box 2968 Oshkosh, WI 54903-2968 firstname.lastname@example.org www.floratape.com 920-527-5366 fax: 920-527-6376 800-242-6484 BENEVA SOLUTIONS
6981 Curtiss Ave, Ste. 8 Sarasota, FL 34231 email@example.com www.benevasolutions.com fax: 941-308-3119 866-768-2420 Contact Beneva’s team of floral marketing specialists to discover how they can help develop a strategy to meet your unique needs. Tools include holiday print, brand-name products, floralapp®, an online florist directory, the Floral Prodigy ad tracking system, SCOOP social media management, coaching and more. BERGH’S HOLLY FARM
28926 SE Chase Rd Gresham, OR 97080-8028 firstname.lastname@example.org 503-663-9091 fax: 503-663-3421 866-843-1847 BERWICK OFFRAY LLC
2015 W Front St PO Box 428 Berwick, PA 18603 email@example.com www.berwickoffray.com 570-759-7210 fax: 570-759-0889 800-BERWICK BETALLIC LLC
2326 Grissom Dr St. Louis, MO 63146 firstname.lastname@example.org www.betallic.com 314-991-8800 fax: 314-991-1943 800-325-0185 JUNE 2014 75
Suppliers and Resources BIEDERMANN & SONS, INC
BULMAN PRODUCTS INC
CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO
190 Northfield Rd Northfield, IL 60093 customerservice@ biedermannandsons.com www.biedermannandsons.com 847-446-8150 fax: 847-446-8528 800-446-8150
1650 McReynolds Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504-2091 email@example.com www.bulmanproducts.com 616-363-4416 fax: 616-363-0380
PO Box 8700 North Mankato, MN 56002-8700 firstname.lastname@example.org www.carlsoncraft.com 507-625-0500 fax: 800-580-1701 800-292-9207
12920 Corporate Dr Parma, OH 44130-9312 email@example.com www.cpfco.com 216-898-3500 fax: 216-898-1070 With 11 distribution centers, one of the largest wholesale distributors of floral products in the USA, established in 1913.
BLOOMING OF BELOIT
PO Box 604 Wilmette, IL 60091 firstname.lastname@example.org www.da-sh.com 847-441-8074 fax: 847-441-8076 BOUTONNIERE BUDDY
360 East First St, Ste 676 Tustin, CA 92780 www.boutonnierebuddy.com 714-206-4055 888-907-7755 BOUTSTIX FLORAL MAGNETS
314-222 Baseline Rd, Ste 25 Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1S8 Canada email@example.com www.boutstix.com 780-761-7242 888-910-STIX (7849) Designed by a florist for florists, BoutStix Floral Magnets include one of the strongest magnets in the industry, embedded at the top of a patented hourglass-shaped stick, which is simply wrapped within a corsage or boutonniere with floral tape. No pins, no glue, no wire or assembly required. BOWTIED DESIGNS
2321 Cycle Lane Cottondale, FL 32431 firstname.lastname@example.org www.bowtieddesigns.com 850-579-2900 fax: 850-579-2902 855-355-2900 The just-add-flowers wristlet, complete with wristlet, tulle, bow, and leaves. BRIGHT SIDE CRAFTS / NEW PHASE DEVELOPMENT LLC
PO Box 756 Rigby, ID 83442 email@example.com www.brightsidecrafts.com 208-932-0205 fax: 888-737-6681 Suppliers of floral vase fillers, portable light bases, and LED lights, including the Bright Lights high-output LED Ball Light, ideally sized for floral applications in weddings and special events.
BURTON + BURTON
325 Cleveland Rd Bogart, GA 30622 firstname.lastname@example.org www.burtonandburton.com 706-548-1588 fax: 800-880-9759 800-241-2094 One of the world’s largest suppliers of balloons and coordinating gifts as well as floral supplies, gift basket and wedding accessories, and home accents. Shipping within 24 hours Monday-Friday. BUSH REFRIGERATION
1700 Admiral Wilson Blvd Camden, NJ 08109 email@example.com www.bushrefrigeration.com 856-963-1800 fax: 856-963-0770 800-220-2874
C CALIFORNIA MARKET CENTER
110 E 9th St, Ste A727 Los Angeles, CA 90079 firstname.lastname@example.org www.californiamarketcenter.com 213-630-3600 fax: 213-630-3708 CALLA CO
3060 Hilltop Rd Moss Landing, CA 95039 email@example.com www.callaco.com 831-728-5392 fax: 831-728-2422 Growers, hybridizers and shippers of California-grown, special cut callas in a rainbow of colors. CANDLE ARTISANS, INC
PO Box 190 Washington, NJ 07882 firstname.lastname@example.org www.candleartisans.com 908-689-2000 fax: 908-689-2387 800-422-6357 Makers of the Patrician brand. Represented by the Pete Garcia Company.
2463 Westmont Way West Seattle, WA 98199 email@example.com www.cathyswraps.com 206-284-8268 fax: 206-284-8268 800-435-3813 CHRYSAL AMERICAS
3063 NW 107th Ave Miami, FL 33172-2134 firstname.lastname@example.org www.chrysalusa.com 305-477-0112 fax: 305-477-1284 800-247-9725 Chrysal is an international company offering products for the care and handling of fresh cut flowers in every segment of the distribution channel, from pretreatments to consumer packets, along with hydration, shipping and vase solutions. Products distributed by Chrysal include the Arrive Alive® packaging system, designed for use by florists, wholesalers and growers to hydrate cut flowers in shipment, and the Transporter 10® system, which supports and protects arrangements during delivery. CLASSICO MFG CO
PO Box 660656 Arcadia, CA 91066-0656 www.garlandmaker.com 626-355-4600 fax: 626-355-0431 877-688-6889 Make quality garland expertly, quickly and cheaply with the Classico system.
See ad on page 70. COLORCO
PO Box 551055 Dallas, TX 75355-1055 email@example.com www.colorcoletters.com 972-644-5050 fax: 800-683-3333 800-683-3331 COLUMBIA GORGE HOLLY FARMS
102 Prindle Rd Washougal, WA 98671-7617 firstname.lastname@example.org www.columbiagorgehollyfarms.com 360-837-3273 COLUMBIA PINE CONES AND BOTANICALS
PO Box 2077 Columbia, CA 95310 email@example.com www.pinecones.com 209-533-0408 fax: 209-533-2515 888-470-6989 COLUMN DESIGNS
3337 W 161st Street North Skiatook, OK 74070 firstname.lastname@example.org www.columndesigns.com 918-396-2222 fax: 918-396-7702 866-461-7978 Column Designs (formerly Artesian Designs) produces lightweight yet durable, decorative Roman columns, available in custom heights. See ad in Emporium section, page 59. THE COMPANY CORPORATION
2711 Centerville Rd, Ste 400 Wilmington, DE 19808 email@example.com www.incorporate.com 302-636-5440 fax: 302-636-5454 800-818-6082
1800 NW 89th Place Miami, FL 33172 www.connectaflor.com 305-629-4097 fax: 305-592-7544 800-888-8994
360 East First St #676 Tustin, CA 92780 firstname.lastname@example.org www.corsagebuddy.com 888-907-7755
CONNECTICUT FLORIST ASSOC.
2428 Hwy 231 South Shelbyville, TN 37160 email@example.com www.creativeartsprinting.com, www.enclosurecardenvelopes.com 931-684-0692 800-729-4211
590 Main St, Bart Center Monroe, CT 06468 firstname.lastname@example.org www.connecticutflorist.com, www.northeastfloralexpo.com 203-268-9000 fax: 203-261-5429 800-352-6946 The Northeast Floral Expo in March draws over 1,000 florists from more than nine states with a large trade fair, design shows, handson workshops, and business seminars. CONTAINER SOURCE
2690 S Kings Rd W Palm Springs, CA 92264 email@example.com www.containersource.com 760-416-6740 fax: 800-499-6820 800-499-6128 Offering an affordable resource of unique containers to the floral industry. A wide range of design containers, perfect to showcase contemporary, event and party projects. See ad on page 24. CONTINENTAL FLORAL GREENS
11122 Iota Dr San Antonio, TX 78217 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cfgfloral.com 210-654-6543 fax: 210-654-8329 877-234-4767 CONTINENTAL FLOWERS, INC
8175 NW 31st St Miami, FL 33122 email@example.com www.continentalflowers.com 305-594-4214 fax: 305-594-4215 800-327-2715 Leading grower, importer and distributor of fresh cut flowers, bouquets and consumer bunches. Specialties include Alstroejewels® alstroemeria varieties and roses of all colors, including red (Forever Young and bright red Freedom). As importers, Continental Flowers selects a wide variety of flowers from partner farms that are best at cultivating them. In operation since 1974, Continental Flowers has a strong presence with wholesale florists throughout the United States and Canada.
CREATIVE ARTS PRINTING
CREATIVE BALLOONS® MFG INC
200 Clocktower Place, Ste 201-A PO Box 22726 Carmel, CA 93922 firstname.lastname@example.org www.creativeballoonsmfg.com 831-622-5210 fax: 831-622-5250 800-538-5800 CREATIVE CANDLES
PO Box 412514 Kansas City, MO 64141-2514 email@example.com www.creativecandles.com 816-474-9711 fax: 816-474-1307 800-237-9711 CREATIVE DISPLAYS
1401 Air Rail Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23455 firstname.lastname@example.org www.creativedisplaycenter.com 757-363-9000 fax: 757-460-6523 800-984-7984 CTI INDUSTRIES
22160 N Pepper Rd Lake Barrington, IL 60010 email@example.com www.ctiindustries.com 847-620-1360 fax: 847-382-1219 800-284-5605 CUT FLOWER WHOLESALE, INC
2122 Faulkner Rd, NE Atlanta, GA 30324 www.cutflower.com 404-320-1619 fax: 404-634-7922 888-99-STEMS
D DAKOTA PLASTICS
PO Box 52 Watertown, SD 57201-0052 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dakotaplastics.com 605-886-6851 fax: 605-886-6899 800-888-7457 Manufacturer of quality plastic water tubes, water picks and pew clips, available through wholesale florists. DALLAS MARKET CENTER
2100 Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75207 email@example.com www.dallasmarketcenter.com 214-655-6100 DANZIGER FLOWER FARM
Moshav Mishmar Hashiva 5029700 PO Box 186 Israel firstname.lastname@example.org www.danziger.co.il, www.million-stars.com 972-3-960-2525 fax: 972-3-960-5896 Established as a family business in 1953, Danziger - “Dan” Flower Farm is engaged today in the breeding, development, propagation, production, sale and marketing of ornamental plants, cut flowers and perennials, for both local and international markets. The cut-flower collection includes gypsophila varieties from the small-flowered Million Stars® to the newest “XL” addition, XLence™; Golden Glory™ solidago, “king of the yellow fillers”; a range of limoniums and chrysanthemums, led by the Atlantis® series; and novelties like scabiosas in the Scoop™ series.
1107 Pilgrim Rd Churchville, MD 21028-2001 email@example.com www.dbcwholesale.com 410-734-7800 866-383-2632 DELAWARE VALLEY (DV FLORA)
520 N Mantua Blvd Sewell, NJ 08080-1022 www.dvflora.com 856-468-7000 fax: 856-464-2754 800-676-1212 DESIGN358
4323 West 12th Ave. Vancouver, BC V6R 2P9 Canada www.design358.com DESIGN MASTER COLOR TOOL INC
PO Box 601 Boulder, CO 80306-0601 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dmcolor.com 303-443-5214 fax: 303-443-5217 800-525-2644 The professional’s source for innovative color sprays to use on fresh flowers and almost any surface, plus a full line of sealers, spray adhesives and leaf shines to enhance and protect designs. DIAMOND STAR
See ad on page 65.
1010 E Belmont St Ontario, CA 91761 email@example.com www.diamondstarglass.com 909-980-1658 fax: 909-980-1633 888-866-8368 Manufacturer of highest-quality floral and gift glassware, both hand blown and machine made. Diamond Star products can be found at fine wholesalers nationwide.
DAVID AUSTIN ROSES
15059 State Hwy 64 West Tyler, TX 75704 customerservice@davidaustinroses. com www.davidaustinrosesusa.com 903-526-1800 fax: 903-526-1900 800-328-8893 David Austin’s luxury roses, bred especially for discerning floral designers, have quickly become some of the world’s most highly desired flowers. They combine the beauty and charm of David Austin’s garden roses with the year-round availability of modern cut roses. Available through your local wholesaler.
PO Box 6814 Marietta, GA 30065 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dixonpins.com fax: 866-320-4658 800-671-7570
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500 Volvo Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 www.dollartree.com/floral/559/ index.cat 757-321-5403 877-530-TREE (8733) Shop online for glass vases and candleholders, glass gems, wire, ribbon, favors and more—or order by phone with 24/7 customer support. See ad on page 29. DON HAUSLIK
1502 San Vicente Rd Ramona, CA 92065 email@example.com 760-787-9664 fax: 760-789-5517 800-537-0273 Manufacturer of pressed and blown glassware, including the classic swan bud vase. Call for free samples. See ad in Emporium section, page 59. DOROTHY BIDDLE SERVICE
348 Greeley Lake Rd. Greeley, PA 18425-9799 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dorothybiddle.com 570-226-3239 fax: 570-226-0349 DRAMM & ECHTER, INC
1150 Quail Gardens Dr Encinitas, CA 92024 www.drammechter.com 760-436-0188 fax: 760-436-2974 800-854-7021 Grower and shipper specializing in gerberas, lilies, roses, wax flower, mini callas, succulents and more, known for custom packing and multiple choices of transportation. See ad on page 66. D. STEVENS LLC
21420 N 15th Lane, Ste 100 Phoenix, AZ 85027 email@example.com www.dstevensllc.com 623-582-9915 888-582-9915 Designer and manufacturer of home decor-style ribbon, pillows, and trims, featuring exclusive embroideries on taffeta, burlap, sheers, velvet, and Dupioni silk. With showrooms at Americasmart and in the Dallas World Trade Center.
EASY PEDESTAL, INC
FARMERS’ WEST FLOWERS & BOUQUETS
8962 Torcello Way Boynton Beach, FL 33472-2550 firstname.lastname@example.org www.easypedestal.com 561-732-2787 fax: 561-732-0561 888-350-1325 EASY PIN CORPORATION
5300 Foothill Rd Carpinteria, CA 93013-3017 email@example.com www.farmerswest.com 805-684-5531 fax: 805-684-1528 800-549-0085
Champaign, IL www.easypin.net 217-351-6199 For distribution and purchase information please contact: Fitz Design www.creationsbyfitzdesign.com 800-500-2120 fax: 800-500-2126
FGMARKET.COM - FLORAL AND GIFT
3853 Acline Rd, Ste 119 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 firstname.lastname@example.org www.creationsbyfitzdesign.com 941-555-1801 fax: 941-505-1806 800-500-2120 Floral accessories for proms, weddings, special events, sympathy designs and more.
1316 W Haley Creek Rd Centerville, TN 37033 www.egrapevinestore.com 931-729-1621 800-364-2530 Products of all sizes, handmade with grapevines: wreaths, trees, baskets, grapevine balls, angels, arches, swags, bee hives, garlands, deer, hearts and more.
103 West Monroe PO Box 786 Paragould, AR 72451 www.fgmarket.com 870-215-0642 fax: 870-215-5443 800-845-4016 FITZ DESIGN
See ad on inside back cover.
3450 Via Real Carpinteria, CA 93013-3047 email@example.com www.enchanted-orchids.com 805-729-7141 fax: 805-684-8744
15981 Valplast Rd Middlefield, OH 44062 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.flambeau.com/floral/ floral_index.html 440-632-1631 fax: 440-632-1581 800-232-3474
11475 NW 39th St Miami, FL 33196 email@example.com www.espritmiami.com 305-591-2244 fax: 305-591-2603 800-327-2320 ETHYLENE CONTROL, INC
8232 E Dinuba Ave Selma, CA 93662 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ethylenecontrol.com 559-896-1909 fax: 559-896-3232 800-200-1909 EUFLORIA FLOWERS
885 Mesa Rd PO Box 979 Nipomo, CA 93444 email@example.com www.eufloriaflowers.com 805-929-4683 fax: 805-929-1843 866-929-4683
1296 Cravens Lane Carpinteria, CA 93013 firstname.lastname@example.org www.florabundance.com 805-566-6607 fax: 805-566-1172 800-201-3597 Direct shipper of quality fresh-cut flowers and greens, specializing in unusual varieties. See ad on page 21.
PO Box 400 Ludington, MI 49431 email@example.com www.floracraft.com 231-845-5127 fax: 231-845-0240 800-253-0409 One 68-year-old company with six innovative brands, FloraCraft ® is a single-source supplier for floral foam, supplies and accessories, including wettable foams and STYROFOAM™ forms. See ad on page 15. FLORAL DELIVER EASE
10648 Charlamar Ln St. Louis, MO 63128-2511 www.floraldeliverease.com 314-431-5428 fax: 314-849-6098 877-740-3273 FLORALIFE, INC
751 Thunderbolt Dr Walterboro, SC 29488 firstname.lastname@example.org www.floralife.com 843-538-3839 fax: 843-538-3949 800-323-3689 A premier manufacturer of postharvest products for the floriculture industry. Product lines include flower foods, hydration solutions, cleaning solutions, cutlery, EthylBloc™ Technology, and adhesives. FLORA-LITE CO
19 S Neptune Ave Clearwater, FL 33765-3622 email@example.com www.flora-lite.com 727-443-0369 fax: 727-447-0196 800-411-7381 Decorative lighting of various kinds (battery operated, AC powered, fiber optic, and LED bulbs) for table centerpieces, bridal bouquets, party décor, pew decorations and holiday projects. FLORALNOTES.COM
2765 Lasalle St St. Louis, MO 63104 www.floralnotes.com 314-633-8876 fax: 314-633-8715 866-280-8537
FRONTIER IMPORTS, INC
133 Seaman Ave, Ste 5A New York, NY 10034 firstname.lastname@example.org www.floralstrategies.com 917-257-9927 fax: 212-937-3590 800-983-6184 On-site training that combines customer service, sales, and technical skills for order-entry software.
5937 Highway O Rolla, MO 65401-6550 email@example.com www.flotaire.com 573-729-5964 800-729-5964 Leader in custom floral refrigeration, with reach-ins, walk-ins, custom and standard sizes and shapes, refrigeration equipment, glass doors and windows.
12534 Raymer St North Hollywood, CA 91605 firstname.lastname@example.org www.frontierimports.com 818-503-9300 fax: 818-503-9323
436 First Ave Royersford, PA 19468 email@example.com www.giftwaresco.com 610-948-1111 fax: 610-948-6878 800-535-1300 Represented by the Pete Garcia Company.
FLORAL SUPPLY SYNDICATE
See ad in Emporium section, page 59.
3800 Via Pescador Camarillo, CA 93012-5049 firstname.lastname@example.org www.fss.com 805-389-1141 fax: 888-899-7504 800-347-9994 FLORA PACIFICA INC
PO Box 1104 15447 Ocean View Dr Brookings, OR 97415 email@example.com www.florapacifica.com and www.preservedfloral.com 541-469-9741 fax: 541-469-2278 800-877-9741
700 Dorval Dr, Ste 405 Oakville, ON L6K 3V3 Canada firstname.lastname@example.org www.flowerbuyer.com 905-849-1343 fax: 905-849-9545 877-625-3243 Online flower auctions for florists. Overnight delivery. Hundreds of varieties always available at market price. Custom packing by the bunch. Hardgoods floral supplies are also offered through the website. FLOWERHANDLERS, INC
1740 Lake Markham Rd Sanford, FL 32771 email@example.com www.florasearch.com 407-320-8177 fax: 407-320-8083 Employee search firm for the floral industry and allied trades. Free and confidential for the candidate.
17601 Queen Anne Rd Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 firstname.lastname@example.org www.theflowergodmother.com 301-249-1669 FLOWERSANDFRESHNESS.COM LLC
See ad in Emporium section, page 59.
7801 NW 37th St Miami, FL 33166 email@example.com www.flowersandfreshness.com 866-978-6222
3350 SW 148th Ave, Ste 110 Miramar, FL 33027-3237 firstname.lastname@example.org www.florigene.com 954-874-1647 fax: 954-874-1699 Home of Moon carnations (the only range of mauve and purple carnations available), Florigene uses genetic technology to deliver valuable improvements to flower species, whether in shape, color, or vase life.
www.flowertote.com 415-967-2240 FRESCA FARMS
3095 NW 77th Ave Miami, FL 33122 email@example.com www.frescafarms.com 305-591-1990 fax: 305-591-1991 877-9FRESCA
G GALLUP & STRIBLING ORCHIDS
3450 Via Real Carpinteria, CA 93013-3047 firstname.lastname@example.org www.gallup-stribling.com 805-684-9842 800-422-7450 GARCIA GROUP GLASS
5154 Peachtree Blvd Atlanta, GA 30341 email@example.com www.floramart.com/g3.htm 770-458-8888 fax: 770-458-1718 800-241-3733 Glass containers designed and marketed with florists in mind, including the wide-ranging everyday Floraglas® line, with both clear and colored glass, the TranSeasonal® Collections line, and the G3® line of hand-blown, 100% recycled glassware. GEORGETOWN POTTERY
Route 127 Georgetown, ME 04548 firstname.lastname@example.org www.georgetownpottery.com/ wholesale 866-936-7687 GIFT BASKET DROP SHIPPING
1320 Old Cape Rd Jackson, MO 63755-2269 email@example.com www.giftbasketdropshipping.com 573-204-8111 fax: 573-204-8127 Wholesale gift baskets drop shipped at reasonable prices with no minimums. This service allows florists to expand current gift selections without spending more cash, managing inventory or doing more work. Images available for website marketing.
2669 E Clark Ave Santa Maria, CA 93455 firstname.lastname@example.org www.gladaway.net 805-938-0569 fax: 805-938-0470 800-874-6770 GLM
1133 Westchester Ave, Ste N136 White Plains, NY 10604 www.glmmarkets.com 914-421-3200 GLM is a leading producer and marketer of trade shows including NY NOW®: the Market for Home and Lifestyle (formerly the New York International Gift Fair or NYIGF) and Creative and Lifestyle Arts, co-located with the National Stationery Show. GOLDEN FLOWERS
2600 NW 79th Ave Miami, FL 33122 email@example.com www.goldenflowers.com 305-599-0193 fax: 305-477-0616 800-333-9929 Located in Miami, Florida, Golden Flowers is a distributor of fresh cut flowers, representing more than 35 farms, mainly from Colombia, with more than 25 different products and 500 varieties. See ad on inside Buyers’ Guide cover. GRACEFUL TABLES
1419 Donelson Pike Nashville, TN 37217 firstname.lastname@example.org www.gracefultables.com 615-891-7469 fax: 615-891-7531 877-652-2414
See ad on page 27.
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Suppliers and Resources GREEN POINT NURSERIES, INC
PO Box 4400 811 Kealakai St Hilo, HI 96720 email@example.com www.greenpointnursery.com 808-959-3535 fax: 808-959-7780 800-717-4456 Growers and shippers of premium anthuriums and other tropical flowers and foliage.
PO Box 4306 Hilo, HI 96720-0306 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hawaiisflowers.com
See ad on page 8. GREEN VALLEY FLORAL
24999 Potter Rd Salinas, CA 93908-9735 email@example.com www.greenvalleyfloral.com 831-424-7691 fax: 831-424-4473 800-228-1255 Premier grower and shipper of fine cut flowers, specializing in David Austin roses, garden roses, roses, gerbera daisies, and Oriental and hybrid lilies. See ad on page 71. THE GROWER’S BOX
353 Jonestown Rd, #160 Winston Salem, NC 27104-4620 firstname.lastname@example.org www.growersbox.com 888-297-3000
H HAMPSHIRE PAPER
6695 Pacific Circle Mississauga, ON L5T 1V6 Canada email@example.com www.hofland.com 905-670-8220 fax: 800-385-5113 800-387-6760
PO Box 15027 Tampa, FL 33684 firstname.lastname@example.org www.howardimprinting.com 813-884-2398 fax: 813-881-1554 800-334-6943 Howard Imprinting’s ribbon printer makes it easy for any shop employee to print messages on smooth polyester ribbon, using any font or logo on your computer. Foil for ribbon printers is also available.
HOME DECORATION ACCESSORIES
N116 W81500 Morse Dr Germantown, WI 53022 email@example.com www.hdaltd.com 262-253-6550 800-827-2772 HOPE GLASS
15597 County Rd 614 Dexter, MO 63841 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hopeglass.com 573-820-3308 888-618-5870 Gifts of inspiration include handblown glass crosses, created with the same techniques as Depression glass, candles and jewelry that incorporates sea glass, Swarovski crystals, pearls, and silver accents. HORTENSE B. HEWITT CO.
Sales Office 28 Jones Rd Milford, NH 03055 www.hampshirepaper.com fax: 603-673-5502 800-664-3645
1730 James Dr North Mankato, MN 56003-1804 email@example.com www.hbhwedding.com 507-386-3298 fax: 800-535-1033 800-821-2504
HORTICA INSURANCE & EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
1651 Browning Ave Irvine, CA 92606 firstname.lastname@example.org www.harvestimport.com 949-833-7738 fax: 949-833-7736 Packaging supplies from bags and boxes to wraps, ribbons, sheets, and much more, in burlap, linen, lace, jute, cotton and other materials. Hardgood supplies for all occasions. Largest selection of burlap. Distributors only. See ad on page 70.
HOWARD IMPRINTING MACHINE COMPANY
1 Horticultural Lane PO Box 428 Edwardsville, IL 62025 email@example.com www.hortica.com 618-656-4240 fax: 800-233-3642 800-851-7740 Mutual insurance company uniquely focused on the floral industry, a trusted partner for business insurance, employee benefits and personal insurance for more than 125 years. See ad on page 2.
PO Box 625 Amsterdam, 1000 AP The Netherlands www.hppexhibitions.com 31-20-662-2482 Organizers of floral trade exhibitions around the world, including shows in Holland, Ecuador and Ethiopia, and the World Floral Expo in the USA, which welcomes all floral buyers to view the newest and best cut flower varieties from all over the globe.
PO Box 170 Hillegom, NE 2180 The Netherlands www.lilyoccasions.com 31-25-253-5090 fax: 31-25-253-5088 The iBulb lily campaign promotes the use of lilies, gladiolus and irises through U.S. marketing programs on behalf of the Dutch flower-bulb sector. This diverse and committed group of companies has devoted its time, knowledge and financial support to educating and inspiring floral customers with bouquet ideas, marketing materials, and new occasions for using these flowers throughout the year. IGC SHOW
2873 Saber Dr Clearwater, FL 33759 firstname.lastname@example.org www.igcshow.com 727-724-0020 fax: 727-499-6835 866-391-6220 The IGC Show is the world’s largest trade exhibition and conference for independent garden centers. Two shows are scheduled for 2014: IGC Chicago (August 19-21) and IGC East, in National Harbor, Maryland (August 5-7). See ad in Emporium section, page 59.
115 N Brandon Dr Glendale Heights, IL 60139 email@example.com www.imperial-foods.com 630-924-1950 fax: 877-467-3003 800-729-8116 INTERGREET.COM
PO Box 9830 Anaheim, CA 92812-7830 www.intergreet.com 714-956-8706 fax: 714-956-8709 888-600-9354 INTERNATIONAL FLORAL DISTRIBUTORS
PO Box 8004 Richmond, IN 47375 www.ifd-inc.org 765-973-9600 fax: 765-973-9605 IT TAKES TWO, INC
100 Minnesota Avenue Le Sueur, MN 56058 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ittwholesale.com 507-665-6271 fax: 507-665-3473 800-331-9843
6725 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Ste E Norcross, GA 30071 email@example.com www.jacarii.com 770-613-9900 877-221-7005 Wholesale fashion accessories at affordable prices, in trend-setting styles, from costume jewelry to scarves and hair ornaments. JAMALI FLORAL AND GARDEN SUPPLIES
149 W 28th St New York, NY 10001 firstname.lastname@example.org www.jamaligarden.com 212-979-0108 fax: 718-559-4765 Floral, garden, wedding, event and holiday décor, bamboo, bud vases, crystal, candles, fishbowls, feathers, seaglass, sea shells, home décor, props and planters. See ad on page 60.
1507 Fairview Ave St. Louis, MO 63132-1301 email@example.com www.jetraminc.com 314-428-2410 fax: 314-428-2460 800-551-2626 Floral and gift packaging: boxes, sleeves, shrink bags, and much more.
6301 North Noah Dr Saxonburg, PA 16056 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kayberry.com 724-352-0370 fax: 724-352-0350 800-426-1932 Leading manufacturer and distributor of quality cast stone for the floral, gift, garden and pet industries.
PO Box 182 Mukwonago, WI 53149-0182 email@example.com www.lillianrose.com 262-363-5287 fax: 800-595-7673 800-521-8760
THE JOHN HENRY COMPANY
5800 W Grand River Ave Lansing, MI 48906-9111 firstname.lastname@example.org www.jhc.com 517-323-9000 fax: 800-968-5646 800-748-0517
14906 Via De La Valle Del Mar, CA 92014 email@example.com www.knorrbeeswax.com 760-431-2007 fax: 760-431-8977 800-807-BEES
JOHN TOOMEY COMPANY
KNUD NIELSEN COMPANY
35 Park Ave Worcester, MA 01605 firstname.lastname@example.org www.johntoomeyco.com 508-791-2385 fax: 508-798-6610 800-421-0052 White cloth (100% cotton) aisle runners for weddings. Lengths include 50, 75, 100, 125, and 150 feet.
PO Box 746 Evergreen, AL 36401-0746 email@example.com www.knudnielsen.com 251-578-2900 fax: 251-578-1887 800-633-1682 The largest company in the world devoted exclusively to dried flowers and materials.
See ad in Emporium section, page 59. JOSTER INTERNATIONAL
1752 NW Market St Seattle, WA 98107 firstname.lastname@example.org www.josterinternational.com 206-501-4560 fax: 206-607-6421 JRM CHEMICAL, INC
4881 Neo Parkway Cleveland, OH 44128 email@example.com www.soilmoist.com 216-475-8488 fax: 216-475-6517 800-962-4010 Decorative, water-storing gel beads and cubes that can be used like stones or marbles in a clear glass vase. See ad on page 3.
K KANE CANDY
533 NE 27th Dr Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334-2029 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kanecandy.com 800-875-5557 Makers of decorative, party-themed candies and chocolates, including fun and elegant chocolate dessert cups.
KOEHLER & DRAMM WHOLESALE FLORIST
2407 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55413-2727 www.koehlerdramm.com 612-331-4141 fax: 612-331-5066 877-KOEHLER KURT S. ADLER, INC
7 W 34th St New York, NY 10001 email@example.com www.kurtadler.com 212-924-0900 fax: 212-807-0575 800-243-9627 A leading importer of holiday decorations, accessories and collectibles for over 60 years. See ad on page 57.
L LADY JAYNE LTD.
PO Box 3663 Culver City, CA 90231-3663 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ladyjayneltd.com 714-891-2802 fax: 310-391-7170 800-274-7685
LINEN Nâ€™ CHAIR COVERS
906 Vista Mesa Ct Duarte, CA 91010 email@example.com www.linennchaircovers.com 626-239-1812 fax: 626-239-1813 855-546-3671 LION RIBBON COMPANY LLC
350 Clark Dr, Ste 201 Budd Lake, NJ 07828 firstname.lastname@example.org www.lionribbon.com 570-752-5934 fax: 570-752-4264 800-551-LION \LONGHORN IMPORTS 2202 E Union Bower Irving, TX 75061 email@example.com www.longhornimports.com 972-721-9102 fax: 972-579-4890 800-641-8348 LOOM CRAFT INC.
M MANUAL WOODWORKERS & WEAVERS
3737 Howard Gap Rd Hendersonville, NC 28792 www.manualww.com 828-692-7333 fax: 828-696-8237 800-542-3139 MARKET SQUARE SHOWS
PO Box 899 Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-8899 firstname.lastname@example.org www.marketsquareshows.com 717-796-2377 fax: 717-796-2384 MERAVIC
1780 S Buckner-Tarsney Rd Grain Valley, MO 64029 email@example.com www.meravic.com 816-228-7455 fax: 816-228-6799 800-637-2842 MID ISLAND FLORAL SUPPLY
602 Pine Aire Dr Bay Shore, NY 11706-1100 firstname.lastname@example.org www.basketswholesale.com 631-586-6111 fax: 631-586-6120 866-586-6111
500 Guthrie Rd PO Box 825 Belton, SC 29627 email@example.com www.loomcraftinc.com 864-338-3064 fax: 864-338-3067 800-770-7809
1111 Central Ave, Ste 230 Charlotte, NC 28204 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mikwright.com/retailer-inquiries 704-555-5555 fax: 704-335-0331 888-629-0695
PO Box 58 Eltopia, WA 99330 email@example.com www.lovejoyfarms.com 509-297-4282 fax: 509-297-4211 Grower of premium air-dried flowers, herbs, grains and ornamental grasses, catering to small and large buyers, specializing in lavender, larkspur (four colors), aveena, oregano (three types), globe thistle, German statice, lemon mint, ammobium, achillea, celosia, red peppers, sweet annie, sage, silver king artemesia, safflower, tansy, yarrow, globe amaranthus, black bearded wheat, and small gourds.
32057 64th Ave Cannon Falls, MN 55009 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mwcbk.com fax: 888-437-7705 800-394-4225 MIKWRIGHT, LTD
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PIONEER BALLOON CO./QUALATEX
207 Old Turnpike, Ste B Pleasantville, NJ 08232-2544 email@example.com www.miltonadler.com 800-651-0113 Milton Adler Company has been supplying the industry with their trusted Atlantic Brand® floral supplies for over 80 years. Products include popular Atlantic Brand® pins, tape and Miss Petite wristlets, and vintage decorative pins. Other items include Atlantic Brand® Stem Wraps, Corsage and Glitter Leaves, and diminutive Pixie Pins®. Milton Adler is now the exclusive distributor of Stemson’s Stay Fresh® corsage and stephanotis stems, flocked wires, and Hold It! corsage magnets.
PO Box 2681 Forks, WA 98331-2681 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mossesunlimited.com 360-327-3722 fax: 360-327-3752 800-755-2981
32934 Pittsburg Rd St. Helens, OR 97051-9110 www.oregonholly.com 503-397-3547 fax: 503-397-6358
5000 E 29th St N Wichita, KS 67220-2111 email@example.com www.qualatex.com 316-685-2266 800-803-3315
MISSISSIPPI MARKET WHOLESALE SHOW
PO Box 849 Jackson, MS 39205-0849 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mississippimarket.org 601-359-2847 fax: 601-359-2116 888-886-3323 The South’s premier wholesale show featuring Mississippi companies designing, producing and selling merchandise exclusively to credentialed retail buyers from all over the Southeast. MODERN COLLECTIONS
9606 Owensmouth Ave Chatsworth, CA 91311-4803 email@example.com www.themoderncollections.com 818-718-1400 fax: 818-718-1401 MOONLIGHT FEATHER
1860 Eastman Ave Ste 111 Ventura, CA 93003 customerservice@moonlightfeather. com www.moonlightfeather.com 805-650-5225 fax: 888-456-8663 800-468-6048 Highest-quality craft feathers and feather products of all kinds, from bulk feathers to boas, garlands, and handmade trims. MOREX CORP.
603 Memory Lane York, PA 17402 firstname.lastname@example.org www.morexcorp.com 717-852-7771 fax: 866-466-7393 800-466-7393
N NASHVILLE WRAPS, LLC
242 Molly Walton Dr Hendersonville, TN 37075 email@example.com www.nashvillewraps.com 615-338-3200 fax: 800-646-0046 800-547-9727 Custom printing specialists and a leader in eco-friendly gift and gourmet packaging, including the Green Way™ line of coordinated shopping and gift bags, tissue paper, gift wrap, basket boxes, candy boxes, ribbon and more. NATIONAL RIBBON COMPANY
PO Box 268 Coventry, CT 06238 firstname.lastname@example.org www.nationalribbon.com 860-742-6966 fax: 860-742-6646 800-523-9324 NDI NATURAL DECORATIONS, INC
PO Box 847 Brewton, AL 36427-0847 email@example.com www.ndi.com 251-867-7077 fax: 877-578-5101 800-522-2627
O OCEAN VIEW FLOWERS
1105 Union Sugar Ave Lompoc, CA 93436-9737 firstname.lastname@example.org www.oceanviewflowers.com 805-736-5608 800-736-5608 ORCHIDS AND MORE INC.
287 Chute Rd Bear River, NS B0S 1B0 Canada email@example.com www.orchidsandmore.net 902-467-0777 fax: 902-467-0776 866-877-2966 Importer of fresh cut orchids from around the globe, also with fresh quality products daily from the Holland auction.
OREGON ROSES, INC
1804 NW Martin Rd Forest Grove, OR 97116-8011 firstname.lastname@example.org www.oregonroses.com 503-648-8551 fax: 503-648-9851 888-292-7404 THE ORIGINAL RUNNER COMPANY
151 Forest St Montclair, NJ 07042 email@example.com www.originalrunners.com 973-744-7070 fax: 973-744-7033
P PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHRISTMAS TREE ASSOCIATION
PO Box 3366 Salem, OR 97302-0366 www.nwchristmastrees.org 503-364-2942 fax: 503-581-6819 PARK HILL COLLECTION
4717 Asher Ave Little Rock, AR 72204 customerservice@parkhillcollection. com www.parkhillcollection.com 501-603-0600 fax: 501-603-0960 888-603-3334 PETE GARCIA COMPANY
5154 Peachtree Blvd Atlanta, GA 30341-2797 firstname.lastname@example.org www.floramart.com 770-458-8888 fax: 770-458-1718 800-241-3733 Representing many well-known industry brands, the Pete Garcia Company’s FloraMart ® showroom offers one-stop shopping under one roof. It is home to the FloraColor ® program for coordinating palettes. Retail florists can make an appointment to visit the showroom through their local wholesaler. Ask your local wholesaler or e-mail pgsales@ floramart.com. See ad on back cover.
PIONEER IMPORTS & WHOLESALE
500 W Bagley Rd Berea, OH 44017 email@example.com www.pioneerwholesaleco.com 440-234-5400 fax: 440-234-5403 888-234-5400 Nationwide importer and wholesaler featuring over 4,000 items in permanent botanicals; glass vases; fruit, flower and gift baskets; gift basket supplies; ribbons; containers; wedding and event décor, and all Fitz Design products. Huge inventory and selection, personal assistance. PLUS ONE IMPORTS
Pete Garcia Company 5154 Peachtree Blvd Atlanta, GA 30341 firstname.lastname@example.org www.floramart.com 770-458-8888 fax: 770-458-1718 800-262-9329 Designer line of permanent flowers, foliages, decorative and display accessories, including Vue2 clear acrylic display stands, as well as a complete line of Christmas and seasonal products, available through your wholesale florist. See ad on back cover. POSY POCKETS / CAMEO MACGUFFIN
PO Box 5212 Asheville, NC 28813 email@example.com www.posypockets.com 864-654-6977 Decorative rhinestone, pearl and lace bouquet holders (easy to carry, easy to use) and floral accessories. Many sizes, colors, and trims. Wholesale direct. Custom orders welcome. No minimum order. See ad on page 75. PREMIUM BALLOON ACCESSORIES
6935 Ridge Rd PO Box 352 Sharon Center, OH 44274 www.premiumballoon.com 330-239-4547 fax: 330-239-4488 800-239-4547 Balloon inflators, sealers, sticks, cups, saddles, straws, weights, and more. See ad on page 75.
PRO BOW THE HAND
THE ROSE LADY
SANTA’S WHOLESALE SUPPLY
323 Joshua Reed Dr Houma, LA 70360-8932 www.probowthehand.com 985-853-0350 855-212-1121
11 East 26th St New York, NY 10010 firstname.lastname@example.org www.regency-rib.com 212-947-7500 fax: 212-685-2062 800-782-7810
PO Box 251 Los Alamitos, CA 90720 email@example.com www.theroselady.com 562-596-0072 fax: 877-767-3523 800-767-3155
N 9678 North Summit Ln Summit Lake, WI 54485 firstname.lastname@example.org www.santasupplies.com 715-275-4188 fax: 715-275-5052 800-772-6827
RELIANT RIBBON CORP
838 21st Ave Paterson, NJ 07513-1040 email@example.com www.reliantribbon.com 973-881-0404 fax: 888-221-4686 800-886-2697 With over 18,000 items in stock and ready to ship, Reliant Ribbon has been importing and distributing decorative ribbons and bows since 1964. This company is known for a reliable fill-rate and expedient turnaround time (within 24-48 hours) from its New Jersey distribution center. For information or assistance, contact Jessica in customer service at the toll-free number.
3251 Ponkan Pines Rd Apopka, FL 32712 firstname.lastname@example.org www.rosevillefarms.com 407-884-4559 fax: 407-884-1650 800-370-9403 Suppliers of large flowering vinetype clematis as cut flowers, produced in modern greenhouse facilities and shipped all over North America and Europe. Available in five colors, January through September.
2614 National Place Garland, TX 75041 email@example.com www.scentshop.com 972-271-4661 fax: 972-271-5727 800-527-4190
PROGRESSIVE BALLOONS & GIFTS
3100 Industrial Park Place, W St. Peters, MO 63376 www.progressiveballoons.com 636-240-0444 fax: 800-843-0518 800-843-0517 PROMOLUX LIGHTING INTERNATIONAL
Box 40 Shawnigan Lake, BC VOR 2WO Canada firstname.lastname@example.org www.promolux.com 250-743-1222 fax: 250-743-1221 800-519-1222
Q THE QUEEN’S FLOWERS CORP.
2750 NW 79th Ave Miami, FL 33122 email@example.com www.queensflowers.com 305-591-2113 fax: 305-591-8876 800-888-1777
R RAVA GROUP
11149 NW 122 St, Bay #5 Medley, FL 33178 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ravagroup.com 305-805-6938 fax: 305-305-7912 800-828-5318 Specialist in rentals, sales and service for refrigerated containers, gensets (generator sets), and chassis. Full-size 20- or 40-foot containers are available to give the extra space needed for holiday expansion. RAY HOOPER DESIGN
134 West 26th St, Ste 1005 New York, NY 10001 email@example.com www.rayhooperdesign.com 212-414-1387 fax: 212-414-1396 RAZ IMPORTS, INC
1020 Eden Rd Arlington, TX 76001 firstname.lastname@example.org www.razimports.com 817-466-4729 fax: 817-375-6208 800-443-3540
See ad on page 9. RENE VAN REMS FLORAL TRAINING CENTER
5451 Avenida Encinas, Ste F Carlsbad, CA 92008-4413 email@example.com www.renevanrems.com 760-804-5800 fax: 760-804-5808 RESENDIZ BROTHERS PROTEA GROWERS LLC
5467 Rainbow Creek Fallbrook, CA 92028-9616 firstname.lastname@example.org www.resendizbrothers.com 760-731-3305 fax: 760-731-0248 RIGHT CHOICE USA, INC
4228 St Lawrence Ave Reading, PA 19606 email@example.com www.rightchoiceusa.com 610-779-7422 fax: 610-779-9012 800-371-2338 ROSA FLORA LIMITED
717 Diltz Rd Dunnville, ON N1A 2W2 Canada firstname.lastname@example.org www.rosaflora.com 905-774-8044 fax: 905-774-0644 877-774-8044 Grower of alstroemeria, snapdragons, standard and mini gerberas, and sweetheart roses, located in the heart of the Niagara region in Ontario, Canada. Dedicated to using the latest environmentally effective practices.
2020 NW 89th Place Miami, FL 33172 email@example.com www.royalflowersecuador.com 305-477-4483 fax: 305-392-6249 800-977-4483 Growers and distributors of fine Ecuadorian roses, offering over 160 innovative varieties, and other premium flowers. Certified for environmental and social responsibility. Call for a wholesaler near you. See ad on page 1.
S SAKSCO GOURMET BASKET SUPPLIES
6430 Inducon Dr Sanborn, NY 14132 firstname.lastname@example.org www.saksco.com 716-731-3333 fax: 716-731-3332 866-439-7421 SANDTASTIK PRODUCTS INC.
58 Prosperity Ave Port Colborne, ON L3K 5X9 Canada email@example.com www.floralsand.com 905-734-7340 fax: 905-734-7733 800-845-3845 Offering professional designer accessories such as eco-friendly silica-free colored sand, real colored glass gems, stones, rocks, and chips, flexible wire structural support, and flower, foliage, and wreath preservation and craft supplies.
SCHUBERT NURSERY INC
PO Box 1451 Salinas, CA 93902-1451 firstname.lastname@example.org www.schubertnursery.com 831-753-0144 fax: 888-883-5040 800-410-7111 SCHUSTERS OF TEXAS
PO Box 97 Goldthwaite, TX 76844-0097 email@example.com www.schustersoftexas.com 325-648-2267 fax: 325-648-3194 800-351-1493 The largest supply of dried flowers in the industry, with the ability to custom-pack and -color. SELECT ARTIFICIALS INC
701 N 15th St #39 St. Louis, MO 63103-1925 firstname.lastname@example.org www.selectartificials.com 314-621-3050 fax: 314-621-6172 800-930-5688 SEMINOLE
3710 Sipes Ave Sanford, FL 32773-6619 email@example.com www.seminoleds.com 407-321-4310 fax: 407-322-6668 800-638-3378 An adjustable grid to hold flower arrangements in place in the florist delivery vehicle. See ad on page 8. SIMPLY CHARMING
2741 Plaza Del Amo #203 Torrance, CA 90503 firstname.lastname@example.org www.simplycharming.com 310-328-4182 fax: 310-328-4152 800-222-9530
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Suppliers and Resources SMITHERS-OASIS
919 Marvin Ave PO Box 790 Kent, OH 44240 email@example.com www.oasisfloral.com 330-673-5831 fax: 800-447-0813 800-321-8286 Manufacturer and marketer of floral design products including OASIS ® brand floral foams, LOMEY ® brand wedding products, Floralife® products, decorative wires, florist wire, adhesives, tapes, glass and plastic containers, easels, and more.
6620 Nineteen Mile Rd Sterling Heights, MI 48314-2117 firstname.lastname@example.org www.src.us 586-254-0610 fax: 586-254-0485 800-521-0398
See ad on page 5.
SUGAR MOUNTAIN NURSERY, WREATH AND GARLAND
12610 Saticoy St South North Hollywood, CA 91605 www.superthrive.com 818-764-1523 fax: 818-766-8482 800-441-VITA SUPERthrive® maximizes the potential of growing plants by quickly building a strong root base and reducing transplant shock. It replenishes the soil to encourage the natural building blocks that plants make themselves under optimum conditions. A drop in the vase also prolongs the life of cut flowers. SUPERthrive® is now enhanced with kelp, integrating new research with the nutritional formula that SUPERthrive® has provided since 1940. SUPERthrive® is made by Vitamin Institute, the company founded by inventor and biochemist John A.A. Thomson.
PO Box 6702 Chesterfield, MO 63006-6702 email@example.com www.snkenterprises.com 314-991-8570 fax: 314-991-6098 800-531-5375 Décor products for the home and for special events, with a special emphasis on glass and crystal in brilliant metallic finishes and colors. Wholesale to the trade only. See ad on page 67. SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS
1601 Duke St Alexandria, VA 22314 firstname.lastname@example.org www.safnow.org 703-836-8700 fax: 703-836-8705 800-336-4743 The only trade association that represents all segments of the US floral industry. Services to retail members include marketing and advertising materials and the definitive guide to cut-flower care and handling. SOUTH FLORIDA CENTER FOR FLORAL STUDIES
360 S Congress Ave West Palm Beach, FL 33406 email@example.com www.frugalflorist.biz, www. centerforfloralstudies.com 561-684-8100 fax: 561-684-9388 Creators of educational “Design Table” DVDs for the professional florist.
PO Box 215 Ayer, MA 01432-0215 firstname.lastname@example.org www.stemsons.com 978-772-3612 fax: 978-772-4086 800-44-STEMS (447-83
PO Box 788 Newland, NC 28657-0788 www.sugarmtnnursery.com 828-733-2819 fax: 828-733-5997 SULLIVANS
PO Box 5361 Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5361 email@example.com www.sullivangift.com 605-339-4274 fax: 605-338-2689 800-456-4568
See ad on page 7. SUREPIN™
PO Box 780 Worcester, PA 19490-0780 www.thesurepin.com 267-613-8634 fax: 267-613-8557
THE SUN VALLEY GROUP
SWEET SHOP USA
3160 Upper Bay Rd Arcata, CA 95521-9690 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thesunvalleygroup.com 707-826-8700 fax: 707-826-8708 800-747-0396 Sun Valley’s premium flowers are sustainably grown in northern and southern California and St. Catherine’s, Ontario, utilizing the diverse range of climate for yearround supply.
1316 Industrial Rd Mount Pleasant, TX 75455-2614 www.sweetshopusa.com 903-575-0033 fax: 903-575-0050 800-222-2269
PO Box 30352 Santa Barbara, CA 93130-0352 email@example.com www.supermoss.com 805-933-4888 fax: 805-933-4890 800-677-5777
SYNDICATE SALES INC
2025 N Wabash St PO Box 756 Kokomo, IN 46903-0756 www.syndicatesales.com 765-457-7277 fax: 765-454-2316 800-428-0515 As a leading supplier to the floral industry for over 65 years, Syndicate Sales is a manufacturer, distributor, and importer of more than 1,500 products. The company produces a wide range of products including floral containers, floral foam, care and handling products, wedding accessories, creative accessories, basic supplies, and a variety of plastic containers and pot covers. Syndicate Sales also provides the industry with one of the largest selections of glass containers in a full spectrum of colors and shapes, ranging from votive holders to classic bouquet vases to large event pieces. See ad on inside front cover.
T TABLE TOP STUDIO
555 Maple St Carpinteria, CA 93013-1918 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tabletopstudio.com 805-566-0315 800-655-5870 TANKS-A-LOT
PO Box 8349 Spokane, WA 99203 email@example.com www.tanks-a-lot.net 509-893-2634 800-948-2657 TEAMFLORAL
10302 S Quebec Place Tulsa, OK 74137 firstname.lastname@example.org www.teamfloral.com 918-299-2292 fax: 800-342-2259 800-342-2251 A service that helps you achieve maximum profitability and growth for your shop, using profit analysis, cluster groups, and business coaching. See ad on page 23. TECNIFLORA INC
130 Westmore Dr, Unit 16-17 Toronto, ON M9V 5E2 Canada email@example.com www.tecniflora.com 416-745-7045 fax: 416-745-7195 800-461-4825 Thermal-transfer printers for floral ribbons and banners, plus ribbons, film, and accessories. In business for over 10 years. TELEFLORA
11444 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064 www.myteleflora.com fax: 405-440-6000 800-421-2815 The world’s largest provider of essential services to retail florists, including marketing assistance, cutting-edge technologies, and best-selling floral products supported by national advertising. See ad on pages 25, 55.
220 Hutchins Rd McMinnville, TN 37110-5916 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tennesseeeasel.com, www.floraleasel.com 931-815-9473 fax: 931-507-1210 Factory-direct easels, monument saddles and casket plaques.
219 N Front St Standish, MI 48658-9256 email@example.com www.trmctaggart.com 989-846-9577 fax: 989-846-9610 800-433-0983 Manufacturer of the Kristin & Company candle line, made with 100% soy, offering over 50 fragrances along with several hutch programs.
c/o Scientific Certification Systems 2000 Powell St, Ste 600 Emeryville, CA 94608 www.veriflora.com 510-452-8000 800-326-3228
6901 8th St Buena Park, CA 90620 www.wildflowerlinens.com 714-522-2777 fax: 714-522-2224 866-965-7775
VILLAGE CANDLE, INC
WM F PUCKETT, INC
PO Box 889 Wells, ME 04090-0889 firstname.lastname@example.org www.villagecandle.com 207-251-4800 fax: 207-251-4906 800-203-9569
UCI UNLIMITED CONTAINERS INC
VIRGIN FARMS DIRECT
PO Box 298 Barberville, FL 32105-0298 www.puckettfern.com 386-749-2470 fax: 386-749-0126 800-426-3376 Growers and distributors of cut floral foliages and foliage products including premade wedding and event garlands, pew ends and candle ring centerpieces, Christmas greenery, and Christmas garlands and wreaths, all available in natural greens or in Gilded, Frosted (silvered), or White Mist foliages.
TEXAS STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
PO Box 170767 Austin, TX 78717 email@example.com www.tsfa.org 512-834-0361 fax: 512-834-2150 A professional trade association that develops and implements programs to help members grow. Services include a credit union, job bank, insurance programs, the Texas Certified Florist program and the Texas Master Florist advanced certification program. TK RIBBONS AND MORE
810 E Dalton Ave Glendora, CA 91741-2708 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tkribbonsandmore.com 626-862-2037 fax: 866-268-8144 877-862-2037 TOPIARY INC.
4520 W Watrous Ave Tampa, FL 33629 www.topiaryinc.com 813-839-1547 fax: 813-282-9345 TRANSFLORA
1480 NW 94th Ave Miami, FL 33172-2850 www.transflora.net 305-593-8098 fax: 305-593-9108 866-997-8367 TRILIGHTS
17 US Highway 289 Comfort, TX 78013-3412 email@example.com www.trilights.com 830-995-5594 fax: 830-995-5596 800-386-0924
14850 Don Julian Rd City of Industry, CA 91746 firstname.lastname@example.org www.unlimitedcontainers.com 626-855-8888 fax: 626-855-8889 888-880-8998 UNIQUE CUSTOM CARDS
1609 8th St NE, Ste 107 Auburn, WA 98002 email@example.com www.uniquecustomcards.com 253-939-7070 fax: 253-333-7452 800-277-2404 U.S. BALLOON
140 58th St, Ste 4-D Brooklyn, NY 11220 firstname.lastname@example.org www.usballoon.com 718-492-9700 fax: 800-832-9872 800-285-4000
V VASE VALET ENTERPRISES, LTD
301 E First St Douglass, KS 67039 email@example.com www.vasevalet.com 316-747-2579 fax: 316-747-2480 A secure delivery system for your floral vase arrangements, wedding bouquets and plants. Designed for floral customers to transport their arrangements. One size supports two-inch up to seven-inch round vases.
8475 NW 66th St Miami, FL 33166-2630 firstname.lastname@example.org www.virginfarms.com 305-436-8703 fax: 305-436-8711 888-548-7673
W WESTERN PULP PRODUCTS
PO Box 968 Corvallis, OR 97339 www.westernpulp.com 541-757-1151 fax: 541-757-8613 800-547-3407 WHIZ STRIP
PO Box 321 Castaic, CA 91310-0321 email@example.com www.whizstrip.com 661-702-1977 fax: 661-702-1977 The Whiz Strip Flower Stem Cleaning Machine cleans one bunch of straight-stemmed flowers in seven seconds. Made of stainless steel, no plastic parts. See ad in Emporium section, page 59.
WOODCREEK DRIEDS INC
10824 Pemberville Rd Wayne, OH 43466 firstname.lastname@example.org www.woodcreekdrieds.com 419-288-0802 fax: 419-288-8203 800-664-1630 THE WREATH DEPOT
PO Box 1794 Asheville, NC 28802 email@example.com www.thewreathdepot.com 888-837-3376
Y YOUNGER AND SON INC
595 Maple Ave Lansdale, PA 19446-2274 firstname.lastname@example.org www.floralsupplier.com 215-362-2828
WHOLESALE GLASS VASES INTERNATIONAL
4063 Temple City Blvd, Bldg C El Monte, CA 91731 email@example.com www.wholesaleglassvasesint.com 626-452-8268 fax: 626-452-0899 866-678-8273
See ad on page 70. VASESOURCE
141 W 28th St New York, NY 10001 www.vasesource.com 718-752-0424
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Floral Wholesalers The following list includes wholesale florist members of the Wholesale Florist and Florist Supplier Association (WF&FSA), as well as Flowers& advertisers and distributors and other leading wholesale florists. Wholesalers listed with a í¶§ are distributors of Flowers& magazine. ALABAMA OPELIKA
HALLâ€™S OPELIKA INC PO Box 2100 1510 McCoy St Opelika, AL 36801 334-745-5754 fax: 334-745-3575
í¶§ DESIGNER FLOWER CENTER
ALASKA ANCHORAGE CEDARS IMPORT WHOLESALE 6151 B St Anchorage, AK 99518 907-563-5566 fax: 907-561-5566
ARIZONA GILBERT ARIZONA FLORAL EXCHANGE, INC 1245 N Hobson St Gilbert, AZ 85233 480-539-9007 fax: 480-539-9123
3450 W Gettysburg Fresno, CA 93722 559-228-3300 fax: 559-228-3305 www.designerflowercenter.com
LOS ANGELES MAYESH WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 5401 West 104th St Los Angeles, CA 90045 310-342-0980 fax: 310-348-4935 www.mayesh.com MELLANO & CO 766 S Wall St Los Angeles, CA 90014 213-622-0796 fax: 213-622-4942 www.mellano.com
í¶§ CONROY WHOLESALE FLORIST
713 N 16th St Phoenix, AZ 85006 602-258-2701 fax: 602-258-2709 www.conroywf.com
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY 1606 S First Ave Phoenix, AZ 85003 602-256-7666 fax: 602-254-9497 www.royhouff.com TUCSON SAV-ON FLOWERS INC PO Box 42770 Tucson, AZ 85733-2770 520-903-2252 fax: 520-903-2261 www.savonflowerswholesale.com
ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK SOUTHERN WHOLESALE FLORISTS 7501 Fluid Dr Little Rock, AR 72206 501-372-4747 fax: 501-376-8109
í¶§ PIAZZA INTERNATIONAL FLORAL 821 Jefferson St Oakland, CA 94607 510-836-2200 PALM SPRINGS CONTAINER SOURCE INC 2690 Kings Rd West Palm Springs, CA 92264-9426 760-416-6740 www.containersource.com
í¶§ FLORA FRESH INC 1127 Fee Dr Sacramento, CA 95815 916-927-9767 fax: 916-927-9788 www.florafreshinc.com SAN BERNARDINO
í¶§ INLAND WHOLESALE FLOWERS 759 S Allen St San Bernardino, CA 92408 909-888-0161 fax: 909-381-2085 www.inlandwholesaleflowers.com SAN DIEGO
í¶§ SAN DIEGO FLORIST SUPPLIES 2550 El Cajon Blvd San Diego, CA 92104 619-260-8080 fax: 619-298-9819 www.sdfsinc.com
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SHIBATA FLORAL COMPANY 620 Brannan St San Francisco, CA 94107 415-543-9880 fax: 415-495-6303 www.shibatafloral.com
ASSOCIATED WHOLESALE FLORIST 2100 West Mississippi Ave Denver, CO 80223 303-937-1222 fax: 303-936-3884
SAN JOSE MT. EDEN FLORAL COMPANY LLC 2124 Bering Dr San Jose, CA 95131 408-213-5777 fax: 408-213-6080 www.mteden.com
SAN LEANDRO PRIME SOURCE FLORAL DISTRIBUTORS 2014 Edison Ave San Leandro, CA 94577 510-430-0434 fax: 510-430-1182
DENVER WHOLESALE FLORIST CORPORATE PO Box 173354 Denver, CO 80217-3354 fax: 303-376-3116 www.dwfwholesale.com
CONNECTICUT NORWALK EAST COAST WHOLESALE FLORIST LLC 1 Muller Ave Norwalk, CT 06851 203-847-8218 fax: 203-847-8219 www.eastcoastwholesaleflowers.com
í¶§ SEQUOIA FLORAL
INTERNATIONAL 3245 Santa Rosa Ave Santa Rosa, CA 95407 707-525-0780 fax: 707-525-0719 www.sequoiafloral.com
COLORADO ARVADA STEVENS & SON 14022 W 54th Ave Arvada, CO 80002 303-279-6254 fax: 303-279-3794 www.stevensandson.com
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WASHINGTON MCCALLUM SAUBER FLORISTS INC 1619 Eckington Place, NE Washington, DC 20002 202-526-5253 fax: 202-526-9137 www.mccallumsauber.com
FLORIDA BARBERVILLE JOHN A. PUCKETT FERNERIES/ FOLIAGE IMPORTS PO Box 262 Barberville, FL 32105 386-749-2301 fax: 386-749-2834
BRIGHTON GREENLEAF WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 540 East Bridge, Ste A Brighton, CO 80601 303-659-8000 fax: 303-659-4022 www.greenleafwholesale.com
COLORADO SPRINGS COLORADO SPRINGS WHOLESALE FLORIST 548 E Costilla St PO Box 1412 Colorado Springs, CO 80901 719-632-4673 fax: 719-634-4087
BRADENTON CORTEZ FLORAL COMPANY PO Box 31 Bradenton, FL 34221 941-722-3279 fax: 941-721-0805 Kings Wholesale Florist 3022 1st St Bradenton, FL 34208 941-748-3553 fax: 941-748-0870 www.kingsdirect.com
MELBOURNE COASTAL WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 1300 Morningside Dr Melbourne, FL 32901 321-723-3070 fax: 321-723-4932
MIAMI BERKELEY FLORAL SUPPLY CO 2360 NW 23rd St Miami, FL 33142 305-638-4141 fax: 305-633-3258 www.berkeleyfloristsupply.com
í¶§ AMERICAN FLORAL WHOLESALE OF PENSACOLA 9 Clarinda Ln Pensacola, FL 32505 850-432-8466 fax: 850-435-9120 í¶§ CARLSTEDTâ€™S, LLC 1001 W Garden St Pensacola, FL 32591 850-453-4812 fax: 850-438-4206 www.carlstedts.com GEORGIA ATLANTA CUT FLOWER WHOLESALE, INC PO Box 14143 2122 Faulkner Rd Atlanta, GA 30324 404-320-1619 fax: 404-634-7922 www.cutflower.com
AUGUSTA GEORGIA STATE FLORAL DISTRIBUTORS 1401 Marvin Grffin Rd Augusta, GA 30906 706-724-9686 www.georgiastatefloral.com
í¶§ HORNBUCKLE WHOLESALE
FLORIST 1528 Georgia Ave Omega, GA 31775 229-528-4215 fax: 229-528-4490 www.hornbucklewholesale.com
WOODSTOCK REEVES FLORAL PRODUCTS INC 10288 Highway 92 Woodstock, GA 30188 770-924-5230 fax: 770-924-5238 www.reevesfloral.com
í¶§ FLORA-DEC SALES, INC
ZEIDLER WHOLESALE FLORAL CO PO Box 6970 Evansville, IN 47719-0970 812-425-1234 fax: 812-421-5977 www.zeidlers.com
373 N Nimitz Hwy Honolulu, HI 96817 808-537-6194 fax: 808-528-1854 www.floradec.com
ILLINOIS CHICAGO KENNICOTT BROTHERS COMPANY 1638 West Hubbard St Chicago, IL 60622 312-492-8200 fax: 312-492-8202 www.kennicott.com
FORT WAYNE GASSAFY WHOLESALE, INC 318 Racquet Dr Fort Wayne, IN 46825 260-482-9993 fax: 260-482-8790 www.gassafy.com
LOUISVILLE DREISBACH WHOLESALE FLORISTS PO Box 7547 Louisville, KY 40257 502-425-5842 fax: 502-425-3129 www.dreisbachs.com
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY 3791 Newburg Rd Louisville, KY 40218 502-479-1033 fax: 502-479-5866 www.royhouff.com PADUCAH
í¶§ ROY HOUFF COMPANY
MARVINâ€™S FLOWERS 1407 N Harding Indianapolis, IN 46202 317-267-0660 fax: 317-267-0667 www.marvinsflowers.com
RIVERSIDE WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 1029 South 6th St Paducah, KY 42003 270-444-0120 fax: 270-442-0811 www.riversidewholesaleflorist.com
IOWA DES MOINES
LOUISIANA BATON ROUGE
FLORIST DISTRIBUTING INC 2403 Bell Ave Des Moines, IA 50321 515-243-5228 fax: 515-282-9241 www.fdionline.net
í¶§ LOUISIANA WHOLESALE FLORISTS 12016 Industriplex Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70809 225-756-1100 fax: 225-756-1129 www.louisianawholesaleflorists.com
6200 South Oak Park Ave Chicago, IL 60638 773-586-8118 fax: 773-586-8786 www.royhouff.com
BONNETT WHOLESALE FLORIST PO Box 79 Milan, IL 61264-0079 1-309-787-4401 www.bonnettwholesale.com
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY 2032 Warehouse Rd Normal, IL 61761 309-862-0066 fax: 309-888-4683 www.royhouff.com
ROCKFORD BILL DORAN COMPANY 619 W Jefferson St Rockford, IL 61103 815-965-6042 fax: 815-968-3223 www.billdoran.com
WESTMONT FLOWER PAK, INC 529 N Grant St Westmont, IL 60559 630-719-2298 fax: 630-719-2299 www.flower-pak.com
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY 250 Alderman Ln Wheeling, IL 60090 847-520-2620 fax: 847-520-9799 www.royhouff.com
í¶§ VALLEY FLORAL COMPANY INC 4619 N Arkansas PO Box 2884 Wichita, KS 67204 316-838-3355 fax: 316-832-1068 www.valleyfloral.com
í¶§ LOUISIANA WHOLESALE FLORISTS 151 High Meadows Blvd Lafayette, LA 70507 337-237-6010 fax: 337-261-4935 www.louisianawholesaleflorists.com SHREVEPORT
KENTUCKY HOPKINSVILLE METCALFE WHOLESALE FLORISTS INC PO Box 8 Hopkinsville, KY 42241-0008 270-886-3391 fax: 270-886-0317
LANCASTER MOSS WHOLESALE FLOWERS INC PO Box 134 Lancaster, KY 40444 859-792-3057 fax: 859-792-2095
LOUISIANA FLORAL EXCHANGE INC 6579 Line Ave Shreveport, LA 71106 318-861-4070 fax: 318-868-7080 SHREVEPORT FLOWER MARKET INC 1425 Wilkinson St Shreveport, LA 71103 318-221-5172 fax: 318-424-3919 www.shreveportflowermarket.com
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Floral Wholesalers MARYLAND BALTIMORE CLAYMORE C. SIECK 311 E Chase St Baltimore, MD 21202 410-685-4660 fax: 410-685-1547 www.sieck.com
ROKAY FLORAL 913 York St Plymouth, MI 48170 734-416-1300 fax: 734-416-1304 www.rokayfloral.com
MEARS FLORAL PRODUCTS 1222 South Scenic PO Box 4347 Springfield, MO 65808 417-862-4394 fax: 417-862-9478 www.mearsfloral.com
G & G DISTRIBUTING 275 Midland Ave Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 201-971-1330 fax: 201-791-9568 www.gandgweb.com
SAGINAW FLORAL COOPERATIVE PURCHASING GROUP LLC 1708 Whitehead Rd, Ste 102B Baltimore, MD 21207 855-356-2667 fax: 410-630-8064 www.floralcoop.com
í¶§ JACOBSON FLORAL
SUPPLY, INC 500 Albany St Boston, MA 02118 617-426-4200 fax: 617-426-1994 www.jacobsonfloral.com
FALL RIVER FALL RIVER FLORIST SUPPLY CO INC 119 Cove St Fall River, MA 02720 508-678-9077 fax: 508-646-1540 www.fallriverfloristsupply.com
SPRINGFIELD SPRINGFIELD FLORISTâ€™S SUPPLY 18 Morgan St Springfield, MA 01107 413-734-3177 fax: 413-734-0510 www.sfsflowers.com
WILMINGTON BAY STATE FARM DIRECT FLOWERS One Progress Way Wilmington, MA 01887 978-658-2400 x6315 fax: 978-657-0653 www.baystateflowers.com
MICHIGAN GRAND RAPIDS CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 430 Cummings, Ste B Grand Rapids, MI 49534 616-735-4575 fax: 616-735-4582 www.cpfco.com
SAGINAW VALLEY FLOWER EXCHANGE 1400 Tittabawassee Rd Saginaw, MI 48604 989-752-3173 fax: 989-752-7905 www.saginawvalleyflowers.com
SEWELL ST. LOUIS BAISCH AND SKINNER WHOLESALE FLORAL DISTRIBUTOR 2721 LaSalle St St. Louis, MO 63104 314-664-1212 fax: 314-664-2750 www.baischandskinner.com
í¶§ NORDLIE, INC
25300 Guenther Warren, MI 48091 586-755-4200 fax: 586-755-0979 www.nordlie.com
í¶§ KOEHLER & DRAMM
WHOLESALE FLORIST 2407 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55413 612-331-4141 fax: 612-331-5066 www.koehlerdramm.com
PLYMOUTH LEN BUSCH ROSES 4045 Highway 101 Plymouth, MN 55446 763-478-6077 fax: 763-478-6009 www.lenbuschroses.com
í¶§ NORTH AMERICAN
WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 3115 Long Lake Rd Roseville, MN 55113 651-633-6090 toll-free: 855-633-6090 www.nawfi.com
MISSOURI KANSAS CITY SCHMIDT & KLAUS, INC 1620 Grand Blvd Kansas City, MO 64108 816-421-3666 fax: 816-471-2706
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HAROLDâ€™S WHOLESALE 2765 LaSalle St St. Louis, MO 63123 314-633-8845 fax: 314-633-8796
í¶§ LA SALLE WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 2744 LaSalle St St. Louis, MO 63104 314-771-2282 fax: 314-771-2284 www.lasallewholesaleflorist.com NEW HAMPSHIRE DOVER C & F FLORAL INC 38 Littleworth Rd Dover, NH 03820 603-740-6439 fax: 603-740-8645
NEW JERSEY CLIFTON MAIN WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 27 Styertowne Rd Clifton, NJ 07012 973-472-3500 fax: 973-472-7771 www.mainwholesaleflorist.com
PARAMUS HILLCREST GARDEN INC 95 West Century Rd Paramus, NJ 07652-1428 201-599-3030 fax: 201-599-3064 www.hillcrestgarden.com
ROCHELLE PARK ASSOCIATED WHOLESALE FLORIST P O Box 116 Rochelle Park, NJ 07662 201-843-1111 x227 fax: 201-843-3036 www.associatednj.com
DELAWARE VALLEY FLORAL GROUP 520 Mantua Blvd North Sewell, NJ 08080 856-468-7000 fax: 856-464-2762 www.dvflora.com
NEW YORK BINGHAMTON CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 262-272 Clinton St Binghamton, NY 13905 607-729-3503 fax: 607-770-9853 www.cpfco.com
í¶§ HENRY C. ALDERS WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 110 Egbertson Rd PO Box 276 Campbell Hall, NY 10916 845-496-9191 fax: 845-496-5487 www.alderswholesaleflorist.com ELMSFORD MRS. BLOOMâ€™S DIRECT, INC 175 Clearbrook Rd, Ste 153 Elmsford, NY 10523 914-345-1700 fax: 914-345-3125 www.mrsblooms.com
JAMAICA METZ USA 148-36 Guy Brewer Blvd Jamaica, NY 11434 718-244-0120 fax: 718-244-5601 www.fleurametz.com
JAMESTOWN B.W. WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 223 Fluvanna Ave Jamestown, NY 14701-2050 716-665-5409 fax: 716-665-3959
LATHAM SEAGROATT RICCARDI, LTD. 5 Avis Dr Latham, NY 12110 518-785-8900 fax: 518-785-3601 www.seagroattriccardi.com
ASSOCIATED CUT FLOWER CO INC 131 W 28th St New York, NY 10001 212-695-6100 fax: 212-216-0667 www.associatedcutflower.com
CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 4200 Atlantic Ave, Ste 166 Raleigh, NC 27604 919-876-0825 fax: 919-862-8938 www.cpfco.com
NORDLIE INC 9550 Granger Rd Garfield Heights, OH 44125 216-662-4200 fax: 216-662-3647 www.nordlie.com
GEORGE RALLIS INC 803 6th Ave New York, NY 10001 212-989-4747 fax: 212-633-1628 www.grwf.com
PLAINVIEW J. MERULLO IMPORTS INC 240 Newtown Rd Plainview, NY 11803 516-586-6262 fax: 516-586-6265 www.jmerulloimports.com
RONKONKOMA A. PERRI FARMS 865 Marconi Ave Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 631-471-3060 fax: 631-981-3918 www.perrifarms.com
SYRACUSE CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 4629 Crossroads Park Dr Syracuse, NY 13088 315-457-3738 fax: 315-453-9677 www.cpfco.com
NORTH CAROLINA KERNERSVILLE LIHMIL WHOLESALE FLOWERS 735A Indeneer Dr Kernersville, NC 27284 336-993-1008 fax: 336-993-4982
KINSTON ALCOCK WHOLESALE FLOWERS 1185 British Rd Kinston, NC 28501 252-523-9000 fax: 252-523-7828
LIBERTY HARDINâ€™S WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 329 W Bowman Ave Liberty, NC 27298 336-622-3035 fax: 336-622-5443 www.hardins.com
CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 2370 Marilyn Lane Columbus, OH 43219 614-478-9900 fax: 614-478-9905 www.cpfco.com ROMAN J CLAPROOD CO 242 N Grant Ave Columbus, OH 43215 614-221-5515 fax: 614-221-0681
í¶§ CANTON WHOLESALE
í¶§ NORDLIE, INC 1331 Troy St Dayton, OH 45404 937-222-2201 fax: 937-222-4247 www.nordlie.com ELYRIA CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 9355 West Ridge Rd Elyria, OH 44035 440-323-2267 fax: 440-322-0230 www.cpfco.com
ERIE CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 2009 West 12th St Erie, PA 16505 814-452-6409 fax: 814-454-3209 www.cpfco.com
THE FLOWER MARKET INC 2150 Medina St Eugene, OR 97401 541-579-9400 fax: 541-342-2448
FLORAL INC 7575 Supreme Ave NW North Canton, OH 44720 330-494-5564 fax: 330-494-7316
OREGON ROSES, INC 1804 NW Martin Rd Forest Grove, OR 97116 503-648-8551 fax: 503-601-3111 www.oregonroses.com
í¶§ CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER
BILLINGSLEY WHOLESALE FLORAL, INC 3620 N Leverman Portland, OR 97217 503-289-9831 fax: 503-289-9846 www.billingsleywf.com
12920 Corporate Dr Parma, OH 44130 216-898-3510 fax: 216-898-1070 www.cpfco.com
DAYTON CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 1500 Farr Dr Dayton, OH 45404 937-228-9808 fax: 937-228-9856 www.cpfco.com
TOLEDO CLEVELAND PLANT & FLOWER CO 25611 Fort Meigs Rd Perrysburg, OH 43551-1390 419-874-3025 fax: 419-874-3412 www.cpfco.com
FRANK ADAMS WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 3626 N Leverman Portland, OR 97217 503-286-8990 fax: 503-286-7950 www.frankadamswf.com
YOUNGSTOWN YOUNGSTOWN PLANT & FLOWER INC 150 W Rayen Ave Youngstown, OH 44503 330-746-4611 fax: 330-746-6851
OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA CITY SOONER WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 625 N Mac Arthur Blvd, Ste 500 Oklahoma City, OK 73127 405-787-6800 fax: 405-787-6815 www.soonerwholesaleflorist.com THE OKLAHOMA FLOWER MARKET INC 36 North Broadway Circle Oklahoma City, OK 73103 405-232-3143 fax: 405-232-1865 www.okflowermarket.com
PENNSYLVANIA BLOOMSBURG DILLON FLORAL CORPORATION PO Box 180 Bloomsburg, PA 17815 570-784-5770 fax: 570-387-8135 www.dillonfloral.com
EDGEMOUNT PENNOCK COMPANY PO Box 327 Edgemount, PA 19028 215-492-7900 fax: 215-492-7901 www.pennock.com
LANSDALE YOUNGER AND SON, INC 595 Maple Ave Lansdale, PA 19446 215-362-2828 fax: 215-362-6068 www.youngerson.com
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Floral Wholesalers PHILADELPHIA ZIEGER & SONS INC 6215 Ardleigh St Philadelphia, PA 19138 215-438-7060 fax: 215-438-8729 www.zieger.com
SOUTH CAROLINA ANDERSON CAROLINA FLORIST SUPPLY 1131 Plantation Rd Anderson, SC 29621 864-226-8806 www.carolinafloristsupply.com
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY 925 Twin Elms Ct Nashville, TN 37210 615-254-0688 fax: 615-254-0679 www.royhouff.com
í¶§ KEYSTONE RIBBON & FLORAL SUPPLY 2815 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-261-4242 fax: 412-261-0397
TOMMYâ€™S WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 2106 E National Cemetary Rd Florence, SC 29506 843-669-8211 fax: 843-662-1262 www.twfonline.biz
JOHNSENâ€™S WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 1170 Lindbergh Dr Beaumont, TX 77707 409-842-5044 fax: 409-434-0287 www.johnsenflorist.com
í¶§ PITTSBURGH CUT
FLOWER COMPANY 1901 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-355-7051 fax: 412-391-0649 www.pittsburghcutflower.com
PLAINS GALLAGHER FLORAL SUPPLY, INC 10 Gallagher Dr Plains, PA 18705 570-822-4911 fax: 570-822-2265
WARMINSTER JOHN W. COX INC WHOLESALE FLORIST 1725 Stout Dr Warminster, PA 18974 215-675-3400 fax: 215-675-8840 www.coxfloral.com
í¶§ NORTH AMERICAN
WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 715 S 7th Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57104 605-338-4871 fax: 605-373-0228 www.nawfi.com
TENNESSEE BRISTOL TENNESSEE FLORIST SUPPLY 2215 Volunteer Parkway PO Box 3329 Bristol, TN 37625 423-968-1177 fax: 423-968-7488 www.tfsflowers.net
MARTIN YORK SCHAEFER WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 2635 Springwood Rd York, PA 17402 717-741-4688 fax: 717-741-4770 www.swflorist.com
RHODE ISLAND CRANSTON CARBONE FLORAL DISTRIBUTORS One Goddard Dr Cranston, RI 02920 401-463-3333 fax: 401-463-5787 www.rjcarbone.com
MIDWAY WHOLESALE FLORIST INC 743 Gardner Hyndsver Rd Martin, TN 38237 731-587-4772 fax: 731-587-0079 www.midwayfloristsupply.com
NASHVILLE METRO FLORAL WHOLESALE INC 1121 3rd Ave North Nashville, TN 37208 615-244-7067 fax: 615-244-5805 www.metrofloralwholesale.com
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í¶§ AMERICAN AGROPRODUCTS INC 1880 Regal Row Dallas, TX 75235 214-920-8405 www.americanagroproducts.com
TAYLOR WHOLESALE FLORIST 1601 W 21st St Houston, TX 77008 713-869-7481 fax: 713-869-7380 www.taylorwholesale.com
IRVING BOTANICA WHOLESALE FLORIST, LLC 3208 International Place Irving, TX 75062 972-313-9445 972 573 2673
í¶§ LUBBOCK WHOLESALE FLORIST 1601 Ave F PO Box 1828 Lubbock, TX 79408 806-762-5276 fax: 806-762-2301 www.lubbockwf.com ODESSA
J.B. PARKS WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC PO Box 720728 Dallas, TX 75372 214-821-1488 fax: 214-821-6460 www.jbparks.com
HOUSTON L & G WHOLESALE 3643 Willowbend #610 Houston, TX 77054 713-667-0101 fax: 713-667-0151
í¶§ PIKES PEAK OF TEXAS, INC (CORPORATE) 4340 Directors Row Houston, TX 77092 713-686-4500 fax: 713-686-4136 www.pikespeakfloral.com í¶§ SOUTHERN FLORAL CO INC 1313 West 20th St PO Box 1313 Houston, TX 77008 713-880-1300 fax: 713-867-0211 www.southernfloral.tripod.com
HARRISON WHOLESALE FLORAL INC 610 N Hancock PO Box 3364 Odessa, TX 79760 432-332-0627 fax: 432-335-9104 www.hwf-inc.com
WACO WOLFE WHOLESALE FLORIST, INC 1500 Primrose Dr Waco, TX 76706 254-752-3351 254-754-7793
UTAH PROVO RED MOUNTAIN WHOLESALE 1109 W 100 S Provo, UT 84601 801-356-8200 fax: 801-356-7993 www.redmoutainwholesale.com
SALT LAKE CITY
í¶§ ENSIGN WHOLESALE FLORAL 461 South 600 East Salt Lake City, UT 84102 801-359-8746 fax: 801-359-5801 www.ensignfloral.com
í¶§ WASHINGTON FLORAL
VERMONT SOUTH BURLINGTON GREEN MOUNTAIN FLORIST SUPPLY 45 Swift St South Burlington, VT 05403 802-865-4447 fax: 802-863-8351 www.gmfsi.com
VIRGINIA LYNCHBURG LYNCHBURG WHOLESALE FLORAL CORPORATION PO Box 1235 Lynchburg, VA 24505 434-845-9095 434-845-5223 www.lynchburgwholesale.com
SERVICE INC 2701 South 35th St Tacoma, WA 98409 253-472-8343 fax: 253-472-9758 www.washingtonfloral.com
AVON VALLEY FLORAL 285 Town Rd Falmouth, NS B0P 1L0 902-798-8381 fax: 902-798-8272 www.avonvalleyfloral.com
KARTHAUSER & SONâ€™S INC W147 N11100 Fond Du Lac Ave Germantown, WI 53022 262-255-7815 fax: 262-255-6920 www.karthauser.net
WESTBROOK FLORAL LTD. 270 Hunter Rd PO Box 99 Grimsby, ON L3M 4G1 905-945-9611 fax: 905-945-5566 www.westbrookfloral.com
ROJAHN & MALANEY CO PO Box 410 1005 N Edison St Milwaukee, WI 53202-6601 414-276-7316 fax: 414-276-7846 www.rojahnmalaney.com
1124 Kingwood Ave Norfolk, VA 23502 757-857-5400 fax: 757-857-6933 www.royhouff.com
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY
BRITISH COLUMBIA BURNABY
2414 Anniston St Richmond, VA 23223 804-788-4848 fax: 804-783-1513 www.royhouff.com
WASHINGTON SPOKANE VALLEY ROSES & MORE, INC 1015 N Dyer Rd Spokane Valley, WA 99212 509-838-2944 509-536-6326 rosesandmoreinc.com
JORDAN STATION BAYVIEW FLOWERS 3764 Jordan Rd PO Box 2 Jordan Station, ON L0R 1S0 905-562-7321 fax: 905-562-0955 www.bayviewflowers.com
ROTHSCHILD KRUEGER WHOLESALE INC 10706 Tesch Lane Rothschild, WI 54474 715-359-7202 fax: 715-359-0657 www.kruegerwholesale.com
í¶§ SIGNATURE FLORAL SUPPLY (DIVISION OF KIRBY FLORAL, INC.) 3737 Marine Way Burnaby, BC V5J 5A7 604-438-3535 fax: 604-433-2325 www.kirbyfloral.com
VANCOUVER THE MEYER FLORAL CO, INC 1209 Adarac St Vancouver, BC V6A 2C8 604-255-1333 fax: 604-255-9242
MANITOBA WINNIPEG FLORISTS SUPPLY LTD 35 Airport Rd Winnipeg, MB R3H 0V5 204-631-1205 fax: 204-694-6858 www.floristssupply.com
STONEY CREEK STAALDUINEN FLORAL LTD 1255 Arvin Ave Stoney Creek, ON L8E 0H7 905-643-2002 fax: 905-643-2377 www.flowerpower.ca
QUEBEC QUEBEC CITY FLEURIGOS, INC 2365 Watt Sainte-Foy Quebec City, QC G1P 3X2 418-654-2888 fax: 418-654-2890 www.fleurigros.ca
í¶§ THE ROY HOUFF COMPANY
NOVA SCOTIA FALMOUTH
MARSOLAIS ENTERPRISES INC 5045 Ontario East Montreal, QC H1V 1M7 514-254-7171 fax: 514-254-5013 www.marsolais.qu.ca
HIGHLAND EVERGREEN SUPPLY LTD. 7125 Pacific Circle Unit #4 Mississauga, ON L5T 2A5 905-670-7125 fax: 905-670-6652 www.highlandevergreen.com
í¶§ WORLDWIDE FLORAL SERVICES No 6, Jalan 21/11B SEA Park Petaling Jaya, Selangor 46300 603-7877-3366 fax: 603-7874-0276 www.worldwidefloralservices. blogspot.com
JOHN G. HOFLAND LTD. 6695 Pacific Circle Mississauga, ON L5T 1V6 905-670-8220 fax: 905-670-8257 www.hofland.com
WATERDALE INC 1303 Aerowood Dr Mississauga, ON L4W 2P6 905-624-2600 fax: 905-624-1609 www.waterdale.com
í¶§ WORLDWIDE FLORAL SERVICES Lodge 77, Upper East Rd #02-03 Singapore 45218 06-9385-2474 www.worldwidefloralservices. blogspot.com
ST. CATHERINES NORTHLAND FLORAL INC 1703 S Service Rd St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P9 905-646-2828 fax: 905-646-7060 www.northlandfloral.com
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Floral Schools Advertisers in this issue of Flowers& are designated with a f. Ads are cross-referenced; please see the ad for more information. For information on classes at the Teleflora Education Center and on educational programs sponsored by Teleflora Units, see next page. CALIFORNIA
CAL POLY STATE UNIVERSITY Horticulture and Crop Science Dept 1 Grand Ave San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 805-756-7504 Home of SAIFD Gordon Chapter Melinda Lynch AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.calpoly.edu
EMILY GRIFFITH TECHNICAL COLLEGE Floral Design Program 1250 Welton St Denver, CO 80204 303-929-7161 fax: 720-423-4840 Michael Kessler email@example.com www.egos-school.com
CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO Environmental Horticulture / Floristry Dept 50 Phelan Ave San Francisco, CA 94112 415-239-3140 fax: 415-239-3053 Home of SAIFD Menzies Chapter Steve Brown AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.ccsf.edu COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO Floristry Dept, Bldg 20-101 1700 W Hillsdale Blvd San Mateo, CA 94402-3784 650-574-6170 Home of SAIFD Graham Chapter Wendy Pine AIFD email@example.com www.smccd.edu EDEN AREA REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM 26316 Hesperian Blvd Hayward, CA 94545 510-293-2962 fax: 510-293-8325 Judi Kauffman firstname.lastname@example.org www.edenrop.org/courses/retail-floraldesign-event-planning GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE Career/Technical Ed (CTE) Dept 15744 Golden West St Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-895-8330 fax: 714-895-8254 Home of SAIFD Shirley Haas Chapter Gail Call AIFD email@example.com www.goldenwestcollege.edu/floral LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE 1305 E Pacific Coast Hwy Long Beach, CA 90806 562-938-4949 ext 6477 Suzanne Skorheim firstname.lastname@example.org www.lbcc.edu/floraldesign SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN 843 S State College Blvd Anaheim, CA 92806 714-776-7445 or 800-981-PHIL Phil Rulloda AIFD email@example.com www.philrulloda.com
PALMER SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN 2528 S College Ave Fort Collins, CO 80525 970-207-9476 Angela Palmer AIFD, AAF, CPF firstname.lastname@example.org www.palmerschooloffloraldesign.com
CONNECTICUT CONNECTICUT FLORISTS ASSOCIATION FLORAL DESIGN SCHOOL Bart Center 590 Main St Monroe, CT 06268 800-352-6946 fax: 203-261-5429 email@example.com www.cfafloralschool.org DESIGN358 CENTER 4 PROFESSIONAL FLORAL EDUCATION c/o East Coast Wholesale Flowers 1 Mueller Ave Norwalk, CT 06851 561-578-7736 Hitomi Gilliam AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.design358.com
FLORIDA SOUTH FLORIDA CENTER FOR FLORAL STUDIES 360 S Congress Ave West Palm Beach, FL 33406 561-684-8100 or 800-765-8523 fax: 561-684-9388 John Klingel AIFD, AAF, PFCI email@example.com www.centerforfloralstudies.com
ILLINOIS AMERICAN FLORAL ART SCHOOL 2519 W Altgeld St, Ste 100 Chicago, IL 60647 312-922-9328 James Moretz AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.americanfloralartschool.com JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences 1215 Houbolt Rd Joliet, IL 60431 815-280-2276 fax: 815-280-6650 Home of SAIFD Prairie Chapter Donna Theimer AIFD, ICPF email@example.com www.jjc.edu
KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE Horticulture/Floral Design Program 21193 Malta Rd Malta, IL 60150 815-825-2086, ext 4610 fax: 815-825-2072 Home of SAIFD Forbes Chapter Janet Gallagher AIFD, CFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.kishwaukeecollege.edu
ROCHESTER COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE 851 30th Ave SE Rochester, MN 55904 507-285-7268 Robin Fruth-Dugstad email@example.com www.rctc.edu/program/hort
TRITON COLLEGE Horticulture Department 2000 Fifth Ave, Room R205 River Grove, IL 60171 708-456-0300, ext 3550 fax: 708-583-3778 Gary Antonich firstname.lastname@example.org www.triton.edu
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY University Florist PO Box HM Mississippi State, MS 39762 662-325-3585 fax: 662-325-1964 Home of SAIFD Ogilvy of Airlie Chapter James DelPrince AIFD email@example.com www.theuniversityflorist.com
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS Horticulture Curriculum 1201 S Dorner Dr 1125 Plant Sciences Lab Urbana, IL 61801 217-333-8074 fax: 217-244-3469 Home of SAIFD Scott Chapter Dianne Noland firstname.lastname@example.org www.cropsci.illinois.edu
KANSAS JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Business Division 12345 College Blvd KS 66210-1283 913-469-8500 email@example.com www.jccc.edu/floriculture
MASSACHUSETTS CASS SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN 531 Mt. Auburn St Watertown, MA 02472 617-926-CASS (2277) or 800-9201222 fax: 617-924-2277 Faith Cass AIFD, Director firstname.lastname@example.org www.cassflowers.com RITTNERS SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN 345 Marlborough St Boston, MA 02115 617-267-3824 Dr. Steve Rittner email@example.com www.floralschool.com
MINNESOTA KOEHLER & DRAMM’S INSTITUTE OF FLORISTRY 2407 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55413 612-362-3133 or 800-298-0495, ext 133 Ardith Beveridge AIFD www.kdiof.com
MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA Division of Plant Sciences 2-34 Agriculture Bldg Columbia, MO 65211 573-884-7343 Home of SAIFD Mizzou Chapter Kim Martin, CFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.missouri.edu
NEBRASKA UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA— LINCOLN Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture 202 Keim Hall Lincoln, NE 68583 402-472-2811 fax: 402-472-7904 Anne Streich email@example.com www.agronomy.unl.edu
NEVADA COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA School of Advanced & Design Technologies Floral Design Program 333 S Pavillion Center Dr Las Vegas, NV 89144 702-651-4207 fax: 702-651-4919 Home of SAIFD Elaine Wynn Chapter Chieko Fukushima AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.csn.edu
NEW JERSEY MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Horticulture and Plant Science Dept 1200 Old Trenton Rd West Windsor, NJ 08550 609-570-3372 fax: 609-570-3831 Amy Iseneker Ricco, Program Coordinator email@example.com www.mccc.edu/horticulture
SUNY COBLESKILL Horticulture Dept State Route 7 Cobleskill, NY 12043 518-255-5011 Home of SAIFD SUNY Cobleskill Chapter www.cobleskill.edu
PIKE CREEK HORTICULTURE CENTER Gateway Technical College 3520 30th Ave Kenosha, WI 53144 262-564-2418 Home of SAIFD Gateway Chapter Kathleen Field firstname.lastname@example.org www.gtc.edu/horticulture
B&A (BRITISH AND AMERICAN) FLORAL ART SCHOOL Star House, Room 1931, 19/F 3 Salisbury Rd T.S.T., Kowloon Hong Kong telephone from the U.S.: 011-8522730-9873 or 852-2730-4361 fax: 011-852-2730-7406 email@example.com www.bafloral.com
FIORISSIMA INTERNACIONAL SCHOOL OF ART AND FLORAL DESIGN Circunvalación Sur #46 Colonia Las Fuentes Zapopan, Jalisco Mexico telephone from the U.S.: 011-52-3337201548 Ricardo Da Costa AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.fiorissimainternacional.com
OHIO DAVID CURTIS SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN 209 N Main St Centerville, OH 45459 937-433-0566 or 800-437-7894 www.david-curtis-school.com THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ATI Division of Horticultural Technologies Floral Design and Marketing 1328 Dover Rd Wooster, OH 44691 330-287-1242 fax: 330-287-1333 Home of SAIFD Anderson Chapter Teresa P. Lanker, Chair email@example.com www.ati.osu.edu
OREGON f FLORAL DESIGN INSTITUTE 1500 NW 18th Ave #109 Portland, OR 97209 800-819-8089 David Kesler AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.floraldesigninstitute.com or www.flowerschool.com See ad in Emporium section.
PENNSYLVANIA PENN FOSTER CAREER SCHOOL 925 Oak St Scranton, PA 18515 800-275-4410 www.pennfoster.edu
TEXAS TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Benz School of Floral Design 2133 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2133 979-845-1699 or 979-862-2768 Home of SAIFD Forsythe Chapter Bill McKinley AIFD, CFD, ICPF email@example.com aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/benz-school TSFA SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN 12108 Roxie Dr, Ste D Austin, TX 78729 Pat Shirley-Becker AIFD, TMFA www.tsfa.org/school TSFA SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN Southern Floral Company 1313 W 20th St Houston, TX 77008 Pat Hermes TMF www.tsfa.org/school
VERMONT VERMONT ACADEMY OF FLORAL DESIGN 32 Hunger Mountain View PO Box 205 Waterbury Center, VT 05677 802-244-8322 fax: 802-244-1684 Ned Davis AIFD, CFD, CMLFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.vafd.com
BRAZIL FIORISSIMA INTERNACIONAL SCHOOL OF ART AND FLORAL DESIGN Rua Irmãos dangelo #45 / 401 Petropolis/Rio de Janeiro Brazil telephone from the U.S.: 011-5524998413311 fax: 011-55-2422430570 Ricardo Da Costa AIFD email@example.com www.fiorissimainternacional.com
CANADA DESIGN358 CENTER 4 PROFESSIONAL FLORAL EDUCATION c/o Kirby Signature Floral 3737 Marine Way Burnaby, BC V5J 5A7 Canada 604-302-4992 Hitomi Gilliam AIFD, Director of Education firstname.lastname@example.org www.design358.com CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF FLORAL DESIGN 2794-A Lakeshore Blvd W, Unit 3 Toronto, ON M8V 1H5 Canada 416-733-9968 or 877-285-1931 email@example.com www.proflorists.net SENECA COLLEGE Floral Design Program 1750 Finch Ave E Toronto, ON M2J 2X5 Canada 416-491-5050, ext 4090 Home of SAIFD Trillium Chapter Marianne Suess AIFD firstname.lastname@example.org www.senecac.on.ca/fashion/fdn
IRELAND KAY’S SCHOOL OF FLORISTRY 465 South Circular Rd, 1st Floor Dublin 8 Ireland telephone from the U.S.: 011-353-1453-8649 Kay O’Rourke email@example.com www.kaysschool.com
JAPAN MAMI FLOWER DESIGN SCHOOL 2-11-6 Sanno, Ota-ku Tokyo 143-0023 Japan telephone from the U.S.: 011-81-33774-3986 fax: 011-81-3-3774-3910 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mamifds.co.jp
THE UNITED KINGDOM ACADEMY OF FLORAL ART 8 Dunchideock Barton Dunchideock, near Exeter Devon EX2 9UA United Kingdom telephone from the U.S.: 011-44-7902884-208 Julie Collins email@example.com www.academyoffloralart.com JUDITH BLACKLOCK FLOWER SCHOOL, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 4/5 Kinnerton Place South London SW1X 8EH United Kingdom telephone from the U.S.: 011-44-207235-6235 Judith Blacklock firstname.lastname@example.org www.judithblacklock.com
The Teleflora Education Center Students come from across North America and around the world to study at Teleflora’s Education Center. Centrally located in Oklahoma City, the center offers florists the opportunity to develop their skills through in-depth learning sessions with highly qualified instructors in a state-of-the-art facility. Approximately ten classes a year are taught at the center, typically three days in length. Class size is limited in order to provide students with important one-on-one time with the instructors. The Education Center is open to Teleflora members and nonmembers alike. For more information on upcoming classes, visit
INTERNATIONAL FLORIST ACADEMY AND SCHOOL 5491 Victoria Ave, local 109-111 Montreal, QC H3W 2P9 Canada 514-739-7152 fax: 514-419-5313 email@example.com www.interfloristschool.com
www.myteleflora.com and click on the Design & Education link
try Relations department to sponsor educational programs that
BOERMA INSTITUUT, INTERNATIONAL FLORAL DESIGN SCHOOL HOLLAND Legmeerdijk 227 1432 KA Aalsmeer The Netherlands telephone from the U.S.: 011-31-204415306 fax: 011-31-20-4415315 Jacqueline Boerma firstname.lastname@example.org www.dutchfloraldesign.com or www. floraldesignsupplies.com
are open to all florists. These programs are led by Teleflora’s
or call 800-456-7890.
The Teleflora Units Program Teleflora Units are located all across the country. Through the Units Program, Teleflora florists work with the company’s Indus-
renowned Education Specialists and designed to provide local florists with the latest trends in business, floral design, marketing, and merchandising. To find out more about Unit events in your area, check the monthly listings in the Flowers& Industry Events column, visit www.myteleflora.com and click on the Design & Education link, or call Teleflora at 800-321-2654 and ask for Industry Relations, extension 4606.
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Floral Associations ASSOCIATION OF SPECIALTY CUT FLOWER GROWERS
PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHRISTMAS TREE ASSOCIATION
Debi Aker, Executive Director 1601 Duke St Alexandria, VA 22314 703-838-5211 fax: 703-838-5212 email@example.com www.endowment.org
Judy Laushman, Executive Director MPO Box 268 Oberlin, OH 44074 440-774-2887 fax: 440-774-2435 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ascfg.org National Conference: October 19-22, 2014, Hilton Christiana, Newark, DE
AMERICAN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
FLOWERS CANADA / FLEURS CANADA
PO Box 3366 Salem, OR 97302 503-364-2942 fax: 503-581-6819 www.nwtrees.com Educational Meeting and Farm Tour for Christmas Tree Grower and Retailer: June 20-21, 2014, Holiday Inn Portland South, Wilsonville, OR Christmas Tree Fair and Trade Show: September 5-6, 2014, Red Lion on the River, Portland, OR
NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL, AND REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AMERICAN FLORAL ENDOWMENT
7931 East Boulevard Dr Alexandria, VA 22308 703-768-5700 or 800-777-7931 fax: 703-768-8700 email@example.com www.ahs.org
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF FLORAL DESIGNERS (AIFD) Thomas C. Shaner, Executive Director 720 Light St Baltimore, MD 21230-3816 410-752-3318 fax: 410-752-8295 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aifd.org National Symposium 2014 “Transition Transformation”: July 3-7, 2014, Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL National Symposium 2015 “Journey”: June 30-July 4, 2015, Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO
AMERICANHORT (FORMERLY OFA AND ANLA) 2130 Stella Ct Columbus, OH 43215 614-487-1117 fax: 614-487-1216 email@example.com www.americanhort.org Cultivate — An AmericanHort Experience (formerly OFA Short Course): July 12-15, 2014, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH
ASSOCIATION OF COLOMBIAN FLOWER EXPORTERS (ASOCOLFLORES) Carrera 9A, No. 90-53 Bogota, Colombia telephone from the U.S.: 011-571-257-9311 fax: 011-571-218-3693 firstname.lastname@example.org www.asocolflores.org; www.proflora.org.co Proflora 2015: September 30-October 2, 2015, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
ASSOCIATION OF BRIDAL CONSULTANTS 56 Danbury Rd, Ste 11 New Milford, CT 06776 860-355-7000 fax: 860-354-1404 email@example.com www.bridalassn.com Annual Conference: November 8-12, 2014, Sandals Whitehouse, Jamaica
99 Fifth Ave, Ste 305 Ottawa, ON K1S 5P5 Canada 800-447-5147 fax: 866-671-8091 firstname.lastname@example.org www.flowerscanada.org
HOLIDAY & DECORATIVE ASSOCIATION (FORMERLY AMERICAN FLORAL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION) PO Box 420244 Dallas, TX 75342-0244 214-742-2747 fax: 214-742-2648 email@example.com www.hdanow.org Holiday and Home Expo: June 18-24, 2014, Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX Holiday and Home Expo: January 14-20, 2015, Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
INNOVATIVE FLORAL DESIGNERS ASSOCIATION (IFDA) Ellen Seagraves, President www.myifda.com Monthly meetings: third Tuesday of each month at various locations in the MD-DC-VA area
NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF FLORAL ASSOCIATIONS Dianna Nordman AAF, President c/o Texas State Florists Association PO Box 170760 Austin, TX 78717 512-834-0361 firstname.lastname@example.org www.aboutnafa.org Annual Meeting and National Designer of the Year Contest: October 4-6, 2014, Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island, MI
OZARK FLORIST ASSOCIATION Pat Phillips 2303 S Campbell Springfield, MO 65807 417-883-8580 fax: 417-883-0583 email@example.com www.aboutozark.com Convention: September 13-14, Downstream Casino & Convention Center, Quapaw, OK
PROFESSIONAL FLORAL COMMUNICATORSINTERNATIONAL c/o Society of American Florists 1601 Duke St Alexandria, VA 22314 800-336-4743; in Alaska, Hawaii and Virginia: 703-836-8700 firstname.lastname@example.org www.safnow.org/pfci “You’re On in 3, 2, 1…Media Savvy”: July 7, 2014 (in conjunction with AIFD Symposium), Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL Sylvia Cup Design Competition: August 16, 2014 (in conjunction with SAF Annual Convention), Marriott Marco Island Resort, Marco Island, FL
SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FLORISTS (SAF) 1601 Duke St Alexandria, VA 22314 800-336-4743; in Alaska, Hawaii and Virginia: 703-836-8700 fax: 703-836-8705 email@example.com www.safnow.org; www.aboutflowers.com SAF Retail Growth Solutions Conference: June 10-11, 2014, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, Chicago, IL SAF 130th Annual Convention: August 13-16, 2014, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Marco Island, FL SAF Congressional Action Days: March 9-10, 2015, Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington, VA SAF 131st Annual Convention: September 9-12, 2015, Ritz Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island, FL
WHOLESALE FLORIST AND FLORIST SUPPLIER ASSOCIATION Patricia A. Lilly, Executive Vice President 105 Eastern Ave, Ste 104 Annapolis, MD 21403 888-289-3372 or 410-940-6580 fax: 410-263-1659 firstname.lastname@example.org www.wffsa.org Floral Distribution Conference 2014: October 22-24, 2014, Doral Resort, Miami, FL Floral Distribution Conference 2015: October 21-23, 2015, Doral Resort, Miami, FL
WORLD FLOWER COUNCIL Lynn Hoffman, International Chairman 1608 Tyler St Hollywood, FL 33020 954-444-6445 fax: 888-506-7808 email@example.com www.worldflowercouncil.org Annual International Summit: September 11-14, 2014, Esplanade Hotel, Zagreb, Croatia
ALABAMA ALABAMA STATE FLORIST ASSOCIATION Deb Hooper, Treasurer 4858 Main St Jasper, TN 37347 800-643-7112 or 423-942-1419 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tennesseestatefloristsassociation.com The Alabama State Florist Association has merged with the Tennessee State Florists’ Association; a warm welcome is extended to Alabama members. Annual Convention: August 1-3, 2014, Embassy Suites, Murfreesboro, TN
ALASKA ALASKA PEONY GROWERS ASSOCIATION Harry Davidson, President 907-232-7437 email@example.com www.alaskapeonies.org
ARIZONA ARIZONA STATE FLORISTS ASSOCIATION
CALIFORNIA STATE FLORAL ASSOCIATION Ann Quinn, Executive Vice President 1521 “I” St Sacramento, CA 95814 916-448-5266 fax: 916-446-1063 firstname.lastname@example.org www.calstatefloral.com
LOS ANGELES FLOWER DISTRICT ASSOCIATION 766 Wall St Los Angeles, CA 90014 213-627-3696 fax: 213-624-5527 email@example.com www.laflowerdistrict.com
SAN DIEGO COUNTY FLOWER & PLANT ASSOCIATION 1205 Aviara Pkwy Carlsbad, CA 92011 760-431-2572 ext. 101 fax: 760-431-8834 firstname.lastname@example.org www.flowerandplant.org
Christie Cothrun, President 3802 W Cavalier Dr Phoenix, AZ 85019 602-318-0311 email@example.com www.azflorists.org Annual Expo 2014: July 27, 2014, Black Canyon Conference Center, Phoenix, AZ
SAN FRANCISCO FLOWER GROWERS ASSOCIATION
SAN FRANCISCO FLOWER MART / CALIFORNIA FLOWER MARKET
ARKANSAS FLORISTS ASSOCIATION Bill Plummer, General Chairman PO Box 500 Plumerville, AR 72127 501-208-2882 or 501-354-2309 firstname.lastname@example.org www.arflorists.org Convention and Trade Show: August 15-17, 2014, Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR
CALIFORNIA CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF FLOWER GROWERS AND SHIPPERS (NORCAL, LLC) 1500 41st Ave, Ste 240 Capitola, CA 95010 831-479-4912 fax: 831-479-4914 email@example.com www.cafgs.org Fun ‘N Sun Convention: July 29-August 1, 2015, Monterey Marriott, Monterey, CA
CALIFORNIA CUT FLOWER COMMISSION Kasey Cronquist, CEO/Ambassador PO Box 90225 Santa Barbara, CA 93190-0225 916-441-1701 fax: 925-905-4489 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ccfc.org
CALIFORNIA PROTEA ASSOCIATION PO Box 2553 Valley Center, CA 92082-2533 760-742-1830 email@example.com www.californiaprotea.org
644 Brannan St San Francisco, CA 94107 415-781-8410 fax: 415-495-7510 firstname.lastname@example.org www.sfflowermart.com
640 Brannan St San Francisco, CA 94107 415-392-7944 fax: 415-392-1298 email@example.com www.sfflowermart.com
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA NURSERY AND FLORICULTURE ALLIANCE (UCNFA) Linda Dodge, Program Representative UC Davis Plant Sciences Dept., Mailstop 6 One Shields Ave Davis, CA 95616 530-752-8419 fax: 530-752-8419 firstname.lastname@example.org www.ucanr.edu/sites/ucnfa
COLORADO COLORADO NURSERY & GREENHOUSE ASSOCIATION Sharon Harris, Executive Director 959 S Kipling Pkwy, Ste 200 Lakewood, CO 80226 303-758-6672 www.coloradonga.org
CONNECTICUT CONNECTICUT FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION, INC. 590 Main St Monroe, CT 06468 800-352-6946 or 203-268-9000 www.connecticutflorist.com; www.northeastfloralexpo.com Northeast Floral Expo 2015: March dates and location TBA
FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF FLORAL IMPORTERS OF FLORIDA Christine Boldt, Executive Vice President 8725 NW 18th Terrace, Ste 106 Miami, FL 33172 305-593-2383 email@example.com www.afifnet.org
FLORIDA STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION Russ Barley, Executive Secretary PO Box 1030 Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 866-900-FSFA fax: 850-267-0981 executivesecretary@ floridastatefloristsassociation.com www.floridastatefloristsassociation.com Annual Convention: June 6-9, 2014, Bonaventure Resort, Weston, FL
GEORGIA GEORGIA STATE FLORISTS ASSOCIATION Randy Wooten AIFD, PFCI, GMF, President www.georgiastateflorist.com Convention 2015: Dates and location TBA
HAWAII HAWAII EXPORT NURSERY ASSOCIATION Judy Schilling, Administrator PO Box 11120 Hilo, HI 96721 808-969-2088 fax: 808-969-2088 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hena.org Annual MIDPAC Horticultural Conference & Expo: July 23-25, 2014, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Waikoloa, HI
HAWAII TROPICAL FLOWER COUNCIL Michael Inouye, President PO Box 4306 Hilo, HI 96720 808-965-0800 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org www.hawaiisflowers.com
MAUI FLOWER GROWERS ASSOCIATION 176 Mehani Circle Kihei, HI 96753 800-805-2758 or 808-573-5878 fax: 808-573-5878 email@example.com www.mauiflower.com
ILLINOIS ILLINOIS STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION Frankie Peltiere AIFD, President c/o Festive Atmospheres 8314 Olive Blvd St. Louis, MO 63132 firstname.lastname@example.org www.isfaflorists.com Floral Conference 2015: March dates and location TBA
IOWA IOWA FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION Marcia Goodman IMF 132 17th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319-399-1023 email@example.com www.iowafloristassociation.com Annual Convention: September 19-21, 2014, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City, IA
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Floral Associations KENTUCKY
KENTUCKY FLORISTS ASSOCIATION
NEBRASKA FLORISTS SOCIETY
TENNESSEE STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
810 S 7th St Louisville, KY 40203 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kyflorists.com Annual Convention: July 25-27, 2014, Capital Plaza Hotel, Frankfort, KY
Gary Tharnish, Executive Secretary/Treasurer 1901 S 42nd St Lincoln, NE 68506 402-419-3354 email@example.com www.mynfs.org
Deb Hooper, Treasurer 4858 Main St Jasper, TN 37347 800-643-7112 or 423-942-1419 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tennesseestatefloristsassociation.com Annual Convention: August 1-3, 2014, Embassy Suites, Murfreesboro, TN
LOUISIANA STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
WEST TEXAS NEW MEXICO FLORIST ASSOCIATION
Bob Peden, Secretary/Treasurer 224 Hodges Rd Ruston, LA 71270 318-255-2671 fax: 318-255-2671 email@example.com www.lsfaonline.com Annual Convention and Trade Show: June dates and location TBA
MASSACHUSETTS MASSACHUSETTS FLOWER GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION
PO Box 93145 Lubbock, TX 79423 800-753-1142 fax: 800-753-1142 firstname.lastname@example.org Convention: August 1-3, 2014, Overton Hotel, Lubbock, TX
NORTH CAROLINA NORTH CAROLINA STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
TEXAS TEXAS STATE FLORISTS ASSOCIATION Dianna Nordman AAF, Executive Director PO Box 170760 Austin, TX 78717 512-834-0361 email@example.com www.tsfa.org 100th Anniversary Celebration Convention: July 18-20, 2014, Renaissance Hotel, Austin, TX
WEST TEXAS NEW MEXICO FLORIST ASSOCIATION
Bob Luczai 8 Gould Rd Bedford, MA 01730 781-275-4811 fax: 781-275-8668 firstname.lastname@example.org www.massflowergrowers.com
PO Box 41368 Raleigh, NC 27629 800-889-7118 or 919-876-0687 fax: 919-878-7413 email@example.com www.ncflorist.org Annual Convention: August 15-17, 2013, Embassy Suites, Greensboro, NC
MICHIGAN FLORAL ASSOCIATION
OKLAHOMA STATE FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
UTAH PROFESSIONAL FLORISTS ASSOCATION
Rod Crittenden, Executive Vice-President 1152 Haslett Rd Haslett, MI 48840 517-575-0110 fax: 517-575-0115 firstname.lastname@example.org www.michiganfloral.org; www.greatlakesfloralexpo.com Great Lakes Floral Expo 2015: March 6-8, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI
Eva Ritter 516 W Choctaw Chickasha, OK 73108 405-602-5511 fax: 405-605-0491 email@example.com www.osfa.org Annual Conference: July 26-27, OSU Conoco Phillips Alumni Club, Stillwater, OK
WISCONSIN & UPPER MICHIGAN FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION
OREGON FLOWER GROWERS ASSOCIATION / PORTLAND FLOWER MARKET
1152 Haslett Rd Haslett, MI 48840 517-253-7730 fax: 517-575-0115 firstname.lastname@example.org www.wumfa.org Annual Convention 2015: March dates and location TBA
3624 N Leverman Portland, OR 97217 503-289-1500 fax: 503-285-9833 www.pdxflowermarket.com
Bud Homburg, President PO Box 2003 West Columbia, SC 29169 843-450-9804 email@example.com www.facebook.com/pages/South-CarolinaFlorist-Association/256614349352 Convention: September 19-21, 2014, Clarion Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, SC
MONTANA FLORISTS ASSOCIATION Kari Johnson, Secretary 319 Central Great Falls, MT 59403 406-771-6828 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mtfloristassc.com Annual Convention: October 10-12, 2014, Crowne Plaza Inn, Billings, MT
SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTH CAROLINA FLORISTS ASSOCIATION
SOUTH DAKOTA SOUTH DAKOTA FLORISTS ASSOCIATION Jenny Behlings SDCF, AAF, CFD, PFCI, President email@example.com www.sdflorists.org
PO Box 93145 Lubbock, TX 79423 800-753-1142 fax: 806-753-1142 firstname.lastname@example.org Convention: August 1-3, 2014, Overton Hotel, Lubbock, TX
PO Box 1498 Salt Lake City, UT 84110 801-544-5999 email@example.com www.myupfa.com Convention: October dates and location TBA
VIRGINIA VIRGINIA PROFESSIONAL FLORIST ASSOCIATION Rhonda Burnette, President Blue Ridge Florist 106 W Main St Floyd, VA 24091 540-745-3655 www.vpfa.net www.facebook.com/VirginiaProfessional FloristAssociation(VPFA) Annual Meeting and Conference: August 8-10, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Charlottesville, VA
WISCONSIN WISCONSIN & UPPER MICHIGAN FLORISTS’ ASSOCIATION 1152 Haslett Rd Haslett, MI 48840 517-253-7730 fax: 517-575-0115 firstname.lastname@example.org www.wumfa.org Annual Convention 2015: March dates and location TBA