Flower Arrangement IdeasWelcome
I created Flower Arrangement Ideas to share my flower journey and help those who want to start their own flower business.
I love the creative process of designing with flowers.
With talented floral designer Keiko Nakamura, we imported dried flowers from Holland and created original dried floral designs.
Today I create custom floral arrangements with artificial silk flowers and real preserved fresh flowers.
Thanks to Joy's Florist in FT Lauderdale I will share wedding floral arrangement ideas, wedding floral centerpieces ideas and wedding planner resources.
The flower business is not easy. If you are considering starting a florist business, I wrote on the subject including my favorite florist business guide to purchase.
Have a great day!
Floral Entrepreneur and Freelancer
Make your own flower arrangements
If you want to learn how to make your own flower arrangement, fresh or permanent, several flower designers offer classes in Ft. Lauderdale or Miami, Florida
These classes teach basic flower arranging in a fun and relaxed manner.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
With this maxim in mind, we can appreciate learning of different design styles.
From modern flower arrangements to traditional. From the East, the West and Down Under.
Even though only a few flower designers will ever achieve a world wide fame, there are master designers within our midst. In every town there are great floral designers.
In my flower journey I marveled at the unique creations I observed.
This website is about my 30 year flower journey. Here is where I share my ideas, resources, wisdom and mistakes.
The Flower market has gone through drastic changes. In today's economic crisis, only the few and the smart will survive. I hope you find my tips valuable.
If you are considering starting a floral business please read starting a flower business guide to prevent you costly mistakes when purchasing or starting a floral business.
If you are considering buying a florist business in South Florida, or if you have one for sale, please contact me. Your questions are welcome and help is one e-mail away.
South Florida is the main importing center for flowers coming from South and Central America. After clearing customs, they are then redirected via truck or via plane to wholesalers and retail shops.
To learn how to keep fresh cut roses longer check my rose guide.
For lucky bamboo wholesale information check:
Bamboo price List
For taking care of your plant I prepared a lucky bamboo guide.
Wholesale Tropical Wholesale Flowers.
I can obtain fresh cut orchids from Holland and potted orchids grown in South Florida.
Cymbidium, Vanda, Oncidium, Dendrobium, and more.
If you are looking for tropical flowers and foliage like heliconias, birds of paradise, ginger, bananas and more check
Wholesale tropical flowers
Silk Flower Design
I love to mix silk flowers with real preserved botanical.
Most people have hard time to distinguish fresh from artificial or preserved.
To learn about the different products available check my:
To get tips on designing permanent floral designs and resources you can explore my
Artificial Bamboo Trees and more.I can obtain artificial bamboo trees and many other varieties. Some trees have natural trunks, others are man made. Prices depend on height and number of leaves.
My associates and I have installed artificial trees and designed custom artificial flowers for various Restaurants, Hotels, Offices, Country Clubs, Yachts and Private Homes in the South Florida Community.
Most trees can be shipped all over the USA, and I can give quotes for your specific requirements.
To find availability of other trees and plants please visit: Artificial Bamboo Trees.
2014 Flower News2014 was another year of hardship in the flower business and the world economy in general.
Prices have risen in the USA market for South American flowers due to new import taxes levied by the USA government. The crazy weather has not helped either.
The world has changed and the traditional ways to distribute floral products are no longer valid.
The importer-wholesaler-florist-consumer cycle is being surpassed by the Internet and big box stores entering the floral competition.
As Internet based companies are bypassing the florist, I am hearing that wire companies are trying to buy them to prevent their own fall.
Flower entrepreneurs are facing the challenge to be found on the Internet, and only learning how to benefit from it, they will succeed.
Floral business questionsFuture and fellow flower entrepreneurs please check
Thanks again for stopping by.
If I can assist you please Contact Me.
Flower Design and Trade Resources
Fresh and Silk FlowersI have contact with importers and wholesalers of botanical products located in South Florida who are ready to ship all over USA and export to Europe.
From Thai orchids, Ecuadorian and Colombian roses, to Chinese Lucky Bamboo, give us a chance to serve you.
Roses are Red
Violets are blue
Sugar is Sweet
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