CQNFA Newsletter February 2000

CQNFA Newsletter February 2000

CQNFA Newsletter Feb 2000 Contents Flowers 2000 Nursery Feedback Florists manual Getting into Export Letters to the Editor Understanding soils and Nutrients CQNFA Meeting Australia Park Nursery Yuruga Nursery Moel Station Native Nursery DPI Producer Appreciation Awards
Gathering data on order gatherers

Gathering data on order gatherers

OG Article Scan The Flower Association has been working with industry members from across the country in an effort to address some issues associated with on line order gatherers (OGs).  An OG is a company that only has an on … Continued
Post-harvest vase life of cut flowers of three cultivars of kangaroo paw

Post-harvest vase life of cut flowers of three cultivars of kangaroo paw

Post Harvest vase life of cut flowers of three cultivars of Kangaroo Paw The vase life of cut flowers of three commercial cultivars of kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos sp., cultivars ‘Regal Claw’, ‘Harmony’ and ‘Gold Fever’) was determined in relation to … Continued
Arrive Clean, Leave Clean

Arrive Clean, Leave Clean

arrive-clean-leave-clean Help prevent the spread of invasive plant diseases and weeds threatening our native plants, animals and ecosystems.  
Labour, money well spent?

Labour, money well spent?

AFI Iss43 – Page 18-19 – Labour money well spent Florists are artistic by nature and often neglect the business side of their enterprise. Labour cost and how a florist charges for their time is a major factor and often the downfall … Continued
Cool rooms – do you need one?

Cool rooms – do you need one?

AFI Iss42 Page 20-21 – Cool rooms – do you need one Do you really know the running temperature of your cool room? It is interesting to ask a florist what temperature their cool room or refrigerated display cabinet operates at. Many are … Continued
Are foreign imports a strain or a gain?

Are foreign imports a strain or a gain?

AFI Iss43 – Page 38-39 – Are foreign imports a strain or a gain Why are we so bothered about where the flowers do indeed come from, if our own no longer sparkle in our eyes? Let’s hope we can strike … Continued
Flower Industry Careers Guide

Flower Industry Careers Guide

Flower Industry Careers Guide Careers in flowers and foliage is an online resource, making it available to the target audience of school leavers, young people getting started on their career path or people looking for a career change. It includes basic information about … Continued
Making flowers the gift of choice this Valentine’s Day

Making flowers the gift of choice this Valentine’s Day

Page 18-21 – Preparing for Valentine’s Day Whilst the CBD florist is likely the most affected by a weekend Valentine’s Day, other flower industry members such as supermarkets, weekend markets and possibly online flower vendors would welcome this opportunity to increase foot traffic and … Continued