New York, (PressExposure) February 06, 2009 -- Floristry is the general term used to describe the professional floral trade. It encompasses flower care and handling, floral design or flower arranging, merchandising and display and flower delivery. Wholesale florists sell bulk flowers and related supplies to professionals in the trade. Retail florists offer fresh flowers and related products and services to consumers.
Florists must have good hand-eye coordination, so they don't hurt or destroy the flowers. They also must know how to care for certain types of flowers, to keep them healthy and beautiful. Aside from that, a florist will organize flowers by season and holiday. Flowers have various different meanings in different cultures. The holidays and events for which flowers are used vary. Buy original Philippine flowers from Philippine Florists [http://www.flowersexpress.com.ph/products.aspx?typeid=1] by visiting an online flower shop in the Philippines.
Generally, a florist's shop will contain a large array of flowers, sometimes displayed on the street, or will have a large plate glass window to display the flowers. To keep them fresh, the flowers will be inside of a refrigerator and kept in water, generally in glass or plastic vases or other containers.
Most shops have a fridge near the front of the store with large glass doors so that customers can easily view the contents. Some shops also have another refrigerator out of the customers' view where they keep extra stock and arrangements for customers' orders. Most stores have a back section in which the designers can work on orders with more privacy. Visit an online Philippine flower shop for authentic Philippine Florists [http://www.flowersexpress.com.ph/products.aspx?typeid=1] artistry.
The flowers sold in florist shops typically represent the varieties abundantly available in the season but also include blossoms flown in from around the world. Basic varieties include roses, tulips, irises, orchids and lilies. Fashion sometimes plays a role in floristry; what is considered the flower that everyone needs to have today can change very quickly.
Some shops also stock gift baskets, fruit, and chocolates as well as flowers, where as some shops will purchase these things only when needed for an order. Floral business is seasonal and is heavily influenced by the following holidays and events: Christmas, Valentine's Day, Administrative Professionals' Day, Mothers' Day, All Souls Day, Advent, Easter, weddings and funerals. Get to buy authentic flowers from Philippine Florists [http://www.flowersexpress.com.ph/products.aspx?typeid=1] by visiting an online Philippine flower shop.