Tropical Beauties

Tropical Beauties

Sometimes winter weather has us longing for an escape to a tropical paradise. I wish I could take all of our beautiful, loyal customers on a plane that would fly us somewhere balmy, warm and tropical. But, until I am able to do that, I want to take your thoughts...
The Rose – Spin on an Old Classic!

The Rose – Spin on an Old Classic!

One of the most timeless and beautiful flowers that we receive in our store five times a week, is the rose. The rose is a classic and so many people love them. It is also one of the only flowers that comes in almost every colour (except blue, please don’t get me...
Love Your Flowers

Love Your Flowers

When you tell someone what you would like as a gift, you can really love your flowers. Let me explain. It was a couple of days before Christmas when a gentlemen came into our shop for a gift for his wife. He was very specific that he wanted a group of different...
Three New Plants!

Three New Plants!

We love bringing in new plants at Flowers Talk Tivoli and sharing them with you!  Here’s a little bit about three special plants we have in the store. Peperomia Puteolata or “Stepladder plant” How cute are these little guys? Fleshy-leaved Peperomia...
Spring Is In Our Store!

Spring Is In Our Store!

Happy Spring! I know, you must think that I am crazy, but in the floral world we are usually working one season ahead. Gone are the amaryllis and poinsettias and out come the potted tulips, muscari and daffodils. Daffodils galore! Spring is truly my favourite...
Super Easy DIY Holiday Garland

Super Easy DIY Holiday Garland

Here is our DIY video tutorial on jazzing up your artificial garland with fresh greenery this Holiday season! This is the quickest way to bring fresh greenery into your home as well as that lovely fragrance that comes with it. We hope this inspires you to bring new...
Make Your Own Beautiful Holiday Wreath

Make Your Own Beautiful Holiday Wreath

Our Wreath Workshops are so popular that they sell out quickly! But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn to make one yourself. We put together a DIY video so you can make your own gorgeous, green and full wreath for the holidays – or give it away as a...
Decorating for the Holidays

Decorating for the Holidays

What an amazing week we’re having at the shop, especially as the holidays are fast approaching! We just wrapped up our 16th year of the Homes for The Holidays tour in Ottawa in support of Hospice Care Ottawa. We want to give a huge thank you to everyone that...
Remembrance Day Gratitude

Remembrance Day Gratitude

On November 11th of each year we honour those who have fought, sacrificed and served our country.  One way we do this is by donning a little plastic poppy over our hearts. Each year, the Poppy Campaign of the Royal Canadian Legion raises millions of dollars to support...
Fall in Love with Autumn Planters this Season

Fall in Love with Autumn Planters this Season

We’re sharing our tips to creating the perfect autumn planter for your home. Autumn is here and it’s time to switch things up! Our team at Flowers Talk Tivoli love to go out to our clients’ homes and help them show off all the fall decor! As much as we...
Rosh Hashanah Flowers

Rosh Hashanah Flowers

Wishing you a Sweet & Happy New Year! Rosh Hashanah is a traditional Jewish holiday that celebrates the beginning of the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on Sunday September 9th until Tuesday September 11th. It is one of the biggest holidays in the Jewish...
Homes for the Holidays 2017 – Part One

Homes for the Holidays 2017 – Part One

Well, that’s a wrap to another successful Homes for the Holidays,a yearly fundraisor in support of Hospice Care Ottawa. This marked the 15th year for the tour and the 15th year since Tivoli Florist has been involved. It is a fantastic opportunity for local Ottawa...
HOLIDAY BULB PLANTING

HOLIDAY BULB PLANTING

Paper white bulbs have become a staple for our holiday decor. It is so much fun to plant these little guys and watch them grow and bloom. What is even better, is how simple they are, no green thumb required! The bulbs only need about 3-4” for the roots, so lots of...