Message of Hope- Let’s Find out about Eufloria Flowers!


Eufloria Flowers- Left to Proper- beginning at top- Pink Parasol Spray Roses- J and Chad at Eufloira, J and Andy Koch – proprietor of Eufloria, J visits with Lily Garcia on the Eufloria Farmers Market- Harvesting the Eufloria Flowers- Packaging and Grading at Eufloria Flowers

We’re doing one thing a bit totally different this week on uBloom- I’ve created this weblog put up with 10 uBloom Favourite Eufloria Flowers Episodes… (they’re listed beneath in RED)
Let me offer you a bit background… right here’s how this all  took place…

Wednesday Morning- March 18, 2020– I received a textual content from my good friend Chad Nelson> at Eufloria Flowers>- sharing their determination to shut down Eufloria Flowers as a result of present state of affairs with COVID 19- and extra challenges each private and business based mostly…

It was a really unhappy day- and I had sat down on the pc and composed a letter to Chad and Andy- simply thanking them for all of the Superb Experiences and Unimaginable Flowers they’ve supplied. Collectively we had logged 100′s of wholesale and state affiliation reveals, 1000′s of miles- touring to California, and Amsterdam to seek out new varieties- and create advertising supplies, and we had numerous enjoyable… shared numerous recollections…


A message of Hope from Eufloria Flowers- we’re on this collectively!

Once I received accomplished with the email- I used to be in tears- “Shattered” as my pals within the UK so aptly say… and I shared the e-mail with Kel… he steered I write a blog- that shared the Fantastic Recollections I had of Eufloria- (this was very theraputic… at  occasions of grief I usually discover it useful to write down) – and I crafted a weblog about “Eufloria Flowers- my First Flower Crush”… and posted it on line…

Thursday Morning- March 19, 2020 The Superb feedback shared by so many- on the post- on social media- and 100′s sending emails to Chad… HELPED! The following morning Chad despatched me an update- saying that the out-pouring of Love, Kindness and Assist was overwhelming- and Andy had reconsidered- his decision- and could be working (day-to-day)  to attempt to save the plants- the nursery and his enterprise.  You may learn the updates from Chad and from the Santa Maria Paper within the weblog…right here!>

Saturday – March 21, 2020 These days- Andy and Chad are attempting their hardest to make it via this… a Message of HOPE… that is how we do that… that is how we HELP Each other!  All of us should be dedicated-  each now- and within the months and years to come- to proceed to help- be sort… and SUPPORT our Flower Growers!!!
Our Flower Business- begins with the flower growers and farmers… with out their flowers- we will’t fill our vases! (or coolers, or orders, or our clients needs…)

Flower and Foliage Farming is NOT EASY!
That is uncharted territory- and flower growers and farmers might be making very troublesome and difficult choices within the hours, days, weeks and months to come back. There are actually thousands and thousands of {dollars} of plants- that produce flowers, foliage, blooming vegetation, inexperienced vegetation, bedding plants- that have to be cared for at this significant time.
The vegetation want water- fertilizer- pest prevention, pruning, pinching, and harvesting…  if they aren’t harvested – they rot within the fields- and that causes illness that should be addressed with extra preventative measures. You can not simply flip off the vegetation… they proceed to develop, set bud, bloom and want fixed consideration. There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes earlier than that flower reveals up in a vase or a pot- prepared so that you can purchase…

And with out “Shopping for” – they will’t pay for extra vegetation, extra flowers, folks, gear, fertilizer, pest administration, harvesting and packaging. Proper now- it’s Very Determined times- and the selections that have to be made are essential, important, and extremely costly.


Eufloria Flowers- for a Flower Business Commerce Advert… Attractive! et

Let’s Be taught a bit bit extra about Flowers and Farming – TOGETHER (after all- we have now time… )

All this being said- my Preliminary Plan was to have a Tribute to Eufloria this week- however instead- that “tribute”  has become a Consciousness Occasion- that’s paired with A Message of Hope– giving me the chance to share 10 favourite movies about Eufloria- listed in RED beginning with the three Documentaries we did about Euflorias California Grown Roses… these movies will provide you with background details about Eufloria Flowers and the way they develop Roses within the central coast of California.

1. The CA Grown Expertise visits Eufloria Flowers>

2. The CA Grown Expertise visits Eufloria Farmers Markets>

3. The CA Grown Expertise visits Eufloria’s Romantic Backyard Roses>

4. Eufloria Flowers- The FIRST VISIT ->  this video features a undertaking with Spray Roses – that I create on prime of a flower bucket within the Eufloria Lunchroom- hehehe!

Earlier than the uBloom Crew and I created the CA Grown Expertise… Kel and I – (manned with a Helpful Cam)- created a grainy little video – on location at Eufloria- (Sorry concerning the quality- however it was WAY BACK when… earlier than we had nice cameras {and professional} digicam crew! Nevertheless- that is the place the concept was hatched about making a CA Grown Documentary- that then  grew to become the :

CA Grown Expertise-  Three Collection Documentary- that included over 40 totally different CA Grown Farms…>

You may watch extra episodes at this hyperlink and study extra farms in California-
>Many of those farms are at risk of closing- operating on skeleton crews to maintain vegetation alive- working around the clock to maintain their farms open- we’ll go to extra of them within the weeks to come back… that can assist you study extra about every farm!

There’s Tons extra Eufloria Movies-
What’s actually interesting- is there are over Eight PAGES of Movies on that function Eufloria Flowers>– in JTV – my first Collection on uBloom- and Enjoyable with Flowers and J- the on-going series- and naturally the CA Grown Expertise>

5. How you can create an All Rose Casket Spray with Eufloria Flowers
Right here’s one of many first movies I created for uBloom- it’s a JTV Episode- we created the primary season in a industrial kitchen we rented- and it was on the third floor- so we needed to Haul the Tools up three stories- and line the place with quilted blankets for sound…  I’m carrying a Eufloria T-shirt on – within the present… I nonetheless have it… it’s considered one of my favorites… That is the “MILVA” Shirt- Chad made T-shirts to match the NEW Kinds of Roses they got here out with… and this matched MILVA!

6. How you can create a Rose Sphere Centerpiece with Eufloria Roses>
Right here’s a Video- that options NEW Varieties (again in 2006) – together with Marakesh- a BROWN ROSE- speak about being forward of the curve- this was in 2006… consider how TRENDY Brown roses are as we speak… Approach forward of their time… hehehe!

Marakesh didn’t survive the cut- it was a Scheurs Selection from Amsterdam- it had a giant head- and plenty of petals- however the darned factor would drop all it’s leaves… so it was discontinued! That’s the cool factor about Eufloria- they’re at all times looking for NEW Colours, NEW Varieties – New Types of Roses- and altering the combination to make the choices even higher!

Do you wish to expertise all of the Superb Boutique Rose Varieties that Eufloria Grows?

Go to their Web site>- and scroll via the Basic Assortment of Hybrid Tea Roses>- Spray Roses> – Cluster, Gem and Lace Kinds of Spray Roses> and Romantic Backyard Roses>… don’t neglect in addition they develop Superb Stephanotis>- single blooms or bloom clusters on the vine… hey hey!!!

7.  Episode 3- The Romance of Flowers
After all Chad seems with Eufloria Romantic Backyard Roses- in my Public Tv Collection- J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom- – (you may watch Season 1- All 13 Episodes for FREE – Streaming on >- or on the PBS App- or examine your native listings for the PBS Station in your space!

8. JTV Episode from Amsterdam- and a Go to to Interplant>
Right here’s one other Oldie however Goodie-  We go to Spray Rose breeder in Amsterdam – and we Have TWO Visitor Hosts- that introduce the show- Chad Nelson (From Eufloria)  and Rick Rojahn (from Rojahn and Melaney in Milwaukee WI) – then Kelly and I – armed with (the GRAINY Little Handycam once more!)- tour the Interplant facility- together with the “Kitchen” (the place they’ve NEW Varieties they’re testing out)  and the “Searching Lodge” (a bit spot for breakfast for good purchasers)… I’ll apologize for the quality- however hey it was years in the past…

9. Right here’s a Two-side Association- that includes considered one of my favourite roses- Vuvuzela>
Quick forward- to more moderen times- Chad named this bi-color backyard rose- after the musical instrument they use on the World Cup…it’s a stunning rose- and that is in style fashion as we speak!

10.Hand Tied Wedding ceremony bouquet- utilizing Turtle and Yellow Pompon- from the Romantic Backyard Rose assortment>
This hand bouquet is created with these two Yellow Rose Varieties- and they’re simply yummy- and it’s a fantastic video about offering a water supply for hand tied Rose Bouquets!

In order that’s only a sampling and a few of my favorites movies that embrace Eufloria Flowers- and my pals from Eufloria.
There are essential issues take away- from this Particular Consciousness occasion…

1. We’re all on this together- We rely on one another for Kindness and Assist!

2. Flower Growers are VERY IMPORTANT and we’d like them to assist us proceed to “Flip Individuals’s Emotions into Flowers! Flower and Foliage come from Farmers and Growers- in order that’s the place all of it begins!

3. When that is over- the world might be different- and we’ll all nonetheless Love Flowers- and Want them in our Lives…

I hope you get pleasure from these videos- and bear in mind to Assist your Flower Growers- be Form and Affected person – as we get via this collectively… WE are powerful- and we’re all going to NEED Flower POWER- greater than ever!

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