Your Guide to Flowers and Florists

Prepping and Conditioning Your Flowers For Longevity and Brilliance

From the moment that flowers are harvested to the time that they’re selected and arranged in  vases, they must be handled delicately. More importantly, as the blooms are cut from their shrubs the care or lack thereof that is given to them will determine just how long that floret will last. For florists, a flower’s longevity can either contribute to or detract from their bottom line, so to say that flower conditioning is critical is a... ❯❯❯

Best Flowers to Plant in Winter

Damon Culbert, Indian Fire Bowl Company Even though it’s gloomy outside, this doesn’t mean our gardens should look the same. With everybody spending much more time in their homes this winter, it could be vital to create a welcoming and beautiful outdoor space to enjoy. Gardening grew massively in popularity through the summer of 2020, providing a hobby for countless people stuck at home that produces visible results to be enjoyed. However,... ❯❯❯

What's the Best Kind of Flowers to Bring on a First Date?

A first date is full of uncertainty, as each partner ask themselves tons of questions: What am I going to wear? How should I behave myself? Will they like me or not? Should I give her flowers? What flowers would be the best on the first date? The list of questions is endless.  Fewer things are as uncertain in life as a first date. To bring flowers or not While some women would appreciate flowers on a first date, others seem to be against the idea.... ❯❯❯

Getting the right flowers for an Alice in Wonderland garden party

Alice in Wonderland is Lewis Carroll’s quirky, eccentric, colourful – and maybe a little bit psychedelic – fairy tale. So, of course it’s a winning idea for a party theme. There’s so many elements of the story to choose from, will you go for the Mad Hatter’s tea party, Queen’s garden with a game of croquet, or the crazy talking flower garden? One thing is sure throughout any of these themes – flowers. Why... ❯❯❯

Amazing Gift Ideas for Your Girlfriend

Most men usually have a difficult time selecting gifts for their girlfriends, especially if it is a new relationship and you still do not know each other very well. You can give your girlfriend a gift for so many different reasons. It could be her birthday or your anniversary, it could be that she did well in her exams or got a promotion at work, it could be Christmas, or maybe you are just one of those people who enjoy giving people random gifts. Whatever... ❯❯❯

Romantic Floral Fashion For The Modern Bride

Weddings tend to change from time to time. When a dress, venue, or hairstyle becomes popular, you will see it become a trend. The same is true with wedding flowers. Some years brides lean toward single flowers with flowing ribbons, and the next a full bouquet of rosebuds may be the hot look. The modern bride wants the best there is to offer. This year there are some exciting trends. Many of these have not been seen before and some have a modern twist to... ❯❯❯

Looking as Good as your Flowers

When you run a small business, sometimes the work just piles so high you forget about the details. As an owner of a small flower shop, though, you can’t afford to let details like your personal appearance slip past you. It becomes increasingly important the longer your shop is in operation that you maintain a perfect personal appearance. Most people pay great attention to how they look during their soft and grand openings. People rightly assume that... ❯❯❯

How to Pick the Right Flowers For Any Occasion

One of the most stressful undertakings a person can be a part of is the planning and executing of any type of event. There are so many different things you have to consider when planning an event, which can lead to you becoming a bit overwhelmed. If you are looking to add some class and elegance to the event you are planning, you need to think about getting some flowers to adorn the venue you are having the function in. Here are a few tips on finding the... ❯❯❯

5 Things to Consider When Selecting Flowers for a Winter Wedding

We may associate blushing brides with spring and summer, and these certainly tend to be the most popular times of year to hold a wedding. But plenty of couples elect to use the winter season as a backdrop for their nuptials, not to mention using their holiday time off for their honeymoon. Of course, the challenges of planning a winter wedding are a little different than an event held in summer. First and foremost, an indoor wedding and reception are a must... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Using Flowers to Stage a Home

Preparing a home for sale is no simple task. Not only will you have to bring in a home inspector to tell you what must be repaired before you can even think about listing your property, but you’ll probably find all kinds of cosmetic issues that could easily tank the sale of your home if they’re not addressed. Aside from clearing out the clutter that you’ve accumulated during your time in the home, including personal items and even... ❯❯❯