April 1984: Florist Martin Abplanalp opens Blumen Schipfe after returning from a trip around the world.

1991 – 1998: Martin Abplanalp is the first florist in Zurich to implement the shop-within-a-shop concept, with a branch in the Globus department store on the Bahnhofstrasse.

1994: A wide range of courses for flower-lovers is launched.