Floral and hardgoods shortages continue to impact the floral industry, prompting florists to further tap into their creative minds to work around the issue while continuing to create beautiful floral arrangements.
Like floral arrangements, the cause of the floral supply shortage has multiple layers. Fresh flowers have been difficult to come by and well-loved products, like wet foam, have been difficult to find. Despite these supply shortages, the return of events has increased the demand for floral designs.
To get around this supply and demand struggle, florists have gone back to basics using an “old school” technique: water picks and XPS foam (commonly referred to as styrofoam).