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Learning to See With Your Ears!

So much of what we do in the floral industry today is via the internet. Destination couples have always been a part of the industry but never so much as today. Couples today tend to travel and largely because they want to be married in places that they relate to as a couple - places that hold cherished memories for them. Shawn and Amy's wedding was no different. I had never met Amy and although she is local , we communicated via the internet and email. The bride and groom in this case chose a location that she found on a hike with friends. When I was trained to design many years ago in Orlando Florida, I was taught to see with my ears. I was working with destination brides way before people

Planning an Outdoor Wedding?

Spring is just around the corner, and nothing says spring like a beautiful garden wedding, the colors are amazing, new life is all around, the weather is fantastic and the scent of blossoms fill the air. Spring is fresh and lively with all the anticipation of summer. Some of our favorite flowers start to show during this time as well. You may see Helleborus, tulips, hyacinth, lilac or even dogwood blooms. Color plays a pivotal roll in wedding photos. Spring color pallets are limitless. Whether you choose soft pastel linens combined with vibrant jewel tones, or muted pastels with natural ivory and foliage, garden weddings offer so many options and extras for the creative couple. Do you prefer

Be My Valentine!

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to let someone you love know how much they mean to you. Whether its a gal pal, husband or wife, girlfriend, boyfriend or grandchild. Each year we design specials that reflect the mood of the season. This year we focused on soft pastel colors and a variety of spring flowers with soft fragrance. After all, love is the sweetest thing. In addition to red roses, we have beautiful pastel roses, fresh tulips, lilies, spray roses, hydrangea, hyacinth, and fragrant stock. We use a variety novelty greenery and unique fillers to complete the design. Choose a keepsake container or from a large selection of glass and ceramic vessels which can be used as planters or for

A Note About Love

Love is a many splendored thing. Love makes the colors seem brighter our step feel lighter and our burdens seem manageable. Love is patient, love is kind, it does not envy or boast.... Love is a gift. All you need is love! Love is the reason for the season! For God so loved the world. "Love is patient, love is kind" (1 Corinthians 13:4–8a) is a favorite Bible verse about love. ... Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 1 Corinthians 13:13 meanwhile these three remain: faith, hope, and love; and the greatest of these is love. We work with brides and gro

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