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19 May 2017
THE PRETTIEST DECORATION GREENS ALONGSIDE A VINTAGE FLOWER.

A new month means a new flower in flowercouncil‘s spotlight. This month the vintage carnation is up on stage. Carnations are highly appreciated flowers, of good quality and varied appearance. It is easy to be fond of carnations. The popularity of the flower goes back a long way. The Romans used carnations to make head wreaths and fresh scented water.

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19 May 2017
Flower of the month – Peony

Here in the Netherlands we have been fans of this flower since 1784; it is not the flower of the month of June by chance. Of course we mean the peony! This radiant flower unfolds petal by petal into a marvellous spring pompon. There are more than a thousand varieties of peony available. The beautiful flower can be found in many different shapes and colours. The peony

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7 April 2017
“Seeing all of the steps in the process before that box of Australian greenery makes it to our cool store really changes your view on things.”

25 kilometres inland from Australia’s Sunshine Coast lies the home base of the Australia Flora Corporation, or AFC. AFC supplies all of the Australian greenery sold at the WBE Group. Our former co-worker Len Hansen visited AFC to have a look at the entire process that precedes the arrival of this Australian greenery at our location. Len Hansen used to work for

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5 April 2017
GREENERY THAT GOES WITH APRIL’S FLOWER OF THE MONTH

April is all about Easter, about the sun showing its face more and more, and about people slowly but surely cheering up a little. The flower to match should be a colourful one, and as such, the Gerbera with its cheerful appearance is the perfect candidate to add a festive touch to this wonderful month of April. Each year, over 900 million Gerberas are grown in the

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24 February 2017
BLOG: International Women’s Day

  On the 8th of March each year, we celebrate the special occasion that is International Women’s Day. This day is about honouring women’s strength and fighting spirit, and supporting solidarity among women around the world. International Women’s Day commemorates courageous female workers in New York City who marched against inhumane

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