There’s a lot more buzz about sus­tain­abil­i­ty in every aspect of our lives. We are all more con­scious of where our food comes from, what our car­bon foot­print is and how we can help the plan­et stay healthy for our chil­dren and grand­chil­dren.  If you want to know how florists are mak­ing changes to be more eco-friend­ly and how you can make pos­i­tive changes for the future, there is a great resource com­piled by Debra Prinz­ing for the John­ny’s Seed Com­pa­ny.  There are lots of ways to design with­out flo­ral foam and our stu­dents often ask us to teach them using alter­na­tive meth­ods and tech­niques. We cre­at­ed this info­graph­ic on alter­na­tives to flo­ral foam to help you visu­al­ize how easy it is to work with flow­ers “the old-fash­ioned way.”

For Flower Duet, this idea is noth­ing new. We wrote about Eco-Friend­ly Flo­ral Design in our online newslet­ter a decade ago. Since it’s the month we cel­e­brate Earth, I thought it would be good to revis­it that newslet­ter post and add an info­graph­ic to help sim­pli­fy the idea of how to design with­out flo­ral foam.

Here’s the info­graph­ic and then click the but­ton below to see our foam-free flower arrang­ing courses.

Eco-Friendly Floral Design Infographic