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Grower Direct Fun & Freebies!


I wanted to do a quick post about our Sponsor: Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers. If you’re in Canada it’s a name you’re familiar with but did you know about the contests and freebies from Grower Direct? Yes, not only … Continue reading

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Not just a Bucket Shop anymore!


Although you can definitely stop in at your local Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers shop and pick up some fresh flowers, did you know that they are not just a bucket shop anymore? They may have started that way over … Continue reading

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Grower Direct store owner represents Canada!


As the CEO of Grower Direct I am thrilled to be able to announce that one of our franchisee store owners will be representing Canada in the American Flora Art Cup being held this July in Holambra, São Paulo, Brazil. … Continue reading

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Big News, and Big Shoes To Fill


Recently at Grower Direct we were asked to take over the day to day management of FunFlowerFacts. This came as a bit of a surprise as we always felt it was in great hands. However as it was explained to … Continue reading

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The most popular flowers for Mother’s Day


Mother’s Day is almost upon us! Flowers are the most popular gift for mothers, but do you know which flowers are the most purchased for Mother’s Day? Here’s a list of the top ten: 1. Carnations – specifically white carnations … Continue reading

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Where do the flowers come from?


Although I just posted  here a couple of days ago, something occurred last night that got me thinking. While I was speaking with another parent at my son’s hockey game. it came up that I work for a flower retailer … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Roses, Why the price increase?


Every year leading up to Valentine’s Day the consumer witnesses the retail price of roses start to rise, sometimes double, triple, or even quadruple what they normally sell for. Then to add insult to injury, just days after the event … Continue reading

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Flowers and Smart Phones


When FunFlowerFacts asked me to be a contributor I didn’t hesitate for a moment, however I did have one condition. Although I am the CEO of Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers I wanted to ensure that this blog did not … Continue reading

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Happy to be here


Hi everyone, My name is Doug Munro and I am the CEO of Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers. FunFlowerFacts.com has asked me to be one of their contributors on a regular basis, something I am pleased to do. I have … Continue reading

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Exciting News!


I’m really excited to announce that Doug Munro of Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers has agreed to contribute to our blog as an author! Doug has worked in the Flower Industry for over 30 years and brings a wealth of … Continue reading

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