Video: Comprehensive training on floral supplies

Video: Comprehensive training on floral supplies

There are so many materials and supplies used in the floral industry, and it can get quite overwhelming to know everything you need as well as how to use them! In this video, Kelly Perry of Team Flower lays out an extensive list of floral supplies used in the industry. From Quick Dip to flower tubes, she walks through each item, detailing what it is and how it is best used. Demonstrations are given for each tool to allow for greater understanding of safe and efficient ways to use the items shown.

 Heather Payne Photography

Heather Payne Photography

Tools Demonstrated

Miscellaneous Tools

  • Small Hair Straightener
  • Bulletin Board
  • Zip-Ties of Various Colors
  • Boutonniere Pins
  • Superglue and/or Gorilla Glue
  • Stapler
  • Lighter
  • Tape Measure
  • White Gloves
  • Toothpick
  • Wooden Skewers

Tape

  • ¼ Inch Clear Tape
  • ½ Inch Green Waterproof Tape
  • ¼ Inch Green Waterproof Tape
  • Stem Tape in Various Colors

Processing Tools

  • Rose Stripper
  • Quick Dip
  • Flower Food
  • Garden Gloves

Cutting Tools

  • Large Stem Chopper
  • All-purpose Scissors
  • Pruners
  • Ribbon Scissors
  • Wire Cutters

Design Tools

  • Flower Frog
  • Floral Foam
  • Flower Tubes
  • Cling (Sticky Putty)
  • Lazy Susan
  • Crowning Glory

Cleaning Supplies

  • Broom
  • Flower Claws or Dustpan
  • Toilet Brush
  • Dish Detergent
  • Goo-Gone and/or Glass Cleaner

Wire

  • Spool/Paddle Wire of Various Gauges
  • Loose Wire of Various Gauges
  • Chicken Wire
 Heather Payne Photography

Heather Payne Photography

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