What is the MFA

What is the MFA? The Michigan Floral Association (MFA), founded in 1920, is a full-service trade association representing florists, growers, suppliers, wholesalers, educators and students Located in Haslett, MI, MFA provides education and professional partnerships,...

Creating Complementary Designs

This trio of containers has a wild tribal look, but are neutral enough to make any color pop. By using some of the same flowers in each container you connect the three. Here yellow ranunculus, pink roses, green hydrangea, pink ginestra, white leucadendron, and purple...

Professional Partnerships

What’s the Michigan Floral Association (MFA) all about? Have you ever wondered what the MFA does besides send a dues invoice out once a year? It’s a valid question. When you support an organization, you have the right to know how your dues are being spent and what...

Holiday Greens from Forest to Consumer

Unless you are a super early shopper most prefer not to think about Christmas in the middle of summer… or you are associated with a business or company where July marks the month to begin planning for a successful holiday season. At Hiawatha Evergreens, Christmas...

How the Event Business Has Changed

Starting out in the special events world 40 years ago, it was all about “The Wedding”. Rental companies provided tents, tables and chairs. There were no pro companies or linen manufacturers and fewer event coordinators except for those who specialized in guiding a...

A Special Piece For A Special Event

Trendy copper goes well with yellow, lime green, blackberry, chocolate, green and brownish tones. When doing corporate, party, or event flower designs, it is important to set the right atmosphere. Here is a tablescape perfect for a corporate gathering. I have used...

Preparing For The Holidays

Preparing for the holidays can be a busy time of year for small businesses. The hustle and bustle can be overwhelming. Kennedy’s Flowers and Gifts makes the season bright with exciting events and special promotions. Our mission is to spread joy, and this is especially...