Becoming a Florist Yiselle Dinero Capstone February ,7 2011 What you need to become a florist? They are many types of flowers arrangements, some of them are Triangles arrangements, Balloons arrangements, bouquets and fruits arrangements. Over the years a person have seen flower arrangements as a simple thing to decorate houses, but is not because anyone could use flower arrangements for many occasion some of them are weddings, birthdays and holidays. Also flower arrangements have made an extraordinary change as years past, Now people make more flowers arrangements than years before. Some types are triangles arrangements, Balloons arrangements, Bouquets and Fruits arrangements which are the most commons and the ones that most people love. As more people make the decision of becoming a florist it's what makes the difference of flower arrangements because as many types of people from different culture made flowers arrangements each one of them have different form how to do them and they mixed things on a different way. To become a florist it takes more than just like flowers it's about hard work and putting effort at anything , some steps to become a florist are: interest, creativity, dedication organization it's one of the main steps . As a florist you have a lot of responsibilities some of them are: making sure that the flowers are in good condition, watering flowers every single day, making sure that costumer seen everything in order and clean, unpacking the flowers immediately when they arrived and maintaining money in a perfectly way to help the job etc. This are some of the most primly responsibility that a florist should have. Another main thing to be prepared to be an extraordinary florist are to have the supplies necessary to made the arrangements, Some specific things are: Scissors, Floral Tape, Floral Foam, Floral wire , Pliers, bow and a base etc. Also you would need flowers which your costumer could pick for the occasion they want the florist may need to give them some advice of which flowers would look more impressive. Some of these things people see it as a strange thing, I would make it more specific for example: Floral wire: it's to make the floral steam stronger. Floral Foam: it's green foam that absorbs water and makes flowers to conserve for a longer period of time. Pliers: To cut the wired steams of the flowers. Bow: it’s made for the center of the flower arrangement it’s not necessary but most florist use it to make the arrangement more elegant. Why people thought that flowers were just to decorate home? People seen flowers arrangements just for home it's how they use to see it years ago but things have change its not just to decorate your house or make it look more romantic this is a way of expressing your feelings now people use it at any occasion for example; Baby showers, wedding and Birthday's. It's a way of showing how to use flowers arrangements for any occasion and be creative this depends of the flowers they use to express happiness, sadness or any other feeling. That's why flower arrangements aren't only used to decorated home it's to create a new environment and to describe any feeling also its use to make seen a place more beautiful and show that with flowers arrangements and decoration anyone could make thing seen in another level of creativity, As year pass florist have shown to people that this statement its not true by using flowers for any occasion that's why each kind of flower have a deep meaning that shows how things have changed. Any type of flowers it's beautiful but to create a really impressive flower arrangement use many types of flowers for example: A bouquet of red roses it's a perfect example of showing love because red roses means romance and love another one its yellow roses which are perfect to bring harmony and cheers a balloon arrangement it's most of the time for a baby shower and it's really important to use pink or blue but it depends if it's a baby boy or baby girl. How companies of florist have grown over the years? Over the years companies of florist have made an enormous increase one of the main reasons it's because people have stared to see flowers as a thing to show feelings and to decorate and make seen thing more elegant. People have being coming up with new ideas to make deliveries of flowers to any state or place years before this wasn't possible for any florist because things have made evolution has become more easier to transported flowers arrangements. As years have pass buying flowers arrangements people could buy it at more places and use the internet there's many websites where they would deliver what people ask for it that's why it has increase because transporting and having websites have made there job easier. Also they could give more information about flowers and this helps them to get more visitors that immediately got surprised of how thing made a change creating websites it's a hall new environment which gave them publicity. The main reason is deliveries this have made people more interested in it over 10 years internet order have being stupendous for florist but the last 5 years deliveries have made the biggest change making increase up to a 70% companies of florist thanks to the technology and websites Florists have an enormous position at the economy of the Unites States. On which climates flowers tend to grow faster? Flowers tend to grow on rainy climates and tropical climates some countries on which tropical flowers tend to grow are Hawaii, Southeast Asia and part of Brazil. There are a variety of climates on which flowers tend to grow but the most usual one it's tropical flowers don't really grow at winter, also depends which types of flowers because some flowers tend to grow at rainy climates and some not and some flowers an example it's roses which tend to grow in a climate sunny. The meaning of flowers People seen flowers just as a thing to decorate but the real meaning of flowers its the sense of being alive when someone gives a flower what that person feel it's the meaning of the flower that's why flowers are part of how showing your feelings it's an emotion or act that people feel when they see a flower. Also for a special event or to show someone love flowers are a big part of feelings and emotion there not only to decorated ,there are so many flower meaning and we could give a special meaning but what really it's important it's that meaning that the heart gives to the Flowers. Why do you need a licensed to become a florist? Becoming a florist it's not only about getting flowers and making a flower arrangement it's about putting hard work to it and being creative, responsible and organizes. To become a florist people need a licensed to make sure that its on a professional way and know how to maintain a business it's really a way of showing how responsible people are also if they don't have a licensed they could get arrested for doing something illegal. In some countries it's not necessary to have a licensed but in this country it's necessary having a licensed has advantage because if they have a licensed they could be more recognized and they would have the opportunity of getting more customers. Not having a licensed it's a way of not being professional at the job being a florist is one of those jobs unforgettable and it's all about hard work and putting effort into it. Also as a job it has up and down which it's part of life losing and winning but being a florist it's showing that flowers are passion and part of life being a florist it's about taking care of flowers so they would last longer creating arrangement of flowers or fruits, bouquets etc. Also a florist needs to be creative because sometimes costumers would ask for help to write a letter and cards to put it to every arrangement showing love to that person or any other thing being a florist it's about creativity. 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