What is it ?

For several years we have witnessed the popularization of many fields: natural sciences, history, and even news. In addition to selling, it is sometimes a matter of making shortcuts suggesting that the subject is mastered. At SecondFlor, we decided to take the opposite view. We prefer to initiate the movement of knowledge so that no […]

Friends

Maryse Gilbert

Secondnatur: Hello Maryse. Can you tell us about the beginnings of Bijou Végétal? Maryse Gilbert-Guillon: My story with Bijou Végétal is also the story of a professional retraining. I was in charge of human resources for 15 years. I wanted to redirect myself without really knowing where to go. I had a friend who is […]

Friends

Secondnatur: Hi Kenichi. Would you please Introduce yourself telling us about your education and professional background ? Kenichi Ohchi: I grew up in tamba-city, Hyogo-pre in Japan where you can find our factory. Each season, this place in Japan is displaying the diversity of plants and the beauty of nature. I was interested in literature and education. So […]

Business

In the land of chrysanthemums, floral art is a tradition dating back to ancient Asian civilizations. Japanese people attach great importance to floral decoration and retain a special bond with flowers. Recently, preserved flowers have become so popular in Japan that the country has become one of the world’s largest consumers. Based on this very […]

What is it ?

Stabilized flowers are mainly sold as flower heads. It comes from a technical reason : we do not use the same stabilization techniques for the head and the stem. The stem technique does not properly preserve the head : glycerine, too viscous, could not penetrate the flower. Similarly, using the head technique for the stem would […]

What is it ?

The opposite of a natural flower is a synthetic one. A copy is created as closely as possible using synthetic materials. Plant preservation is above all a fresh plants preservation technology. A flower is treated with different processes to make it last longer. Therefore we can say that the raw material is 100% natural. Yet, […]