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Falling Head Over Heels For Planters

Falling Head Over Heels For Planters

It’s that time of year when the temperatures at night are getting chillier, the leaves are starting to change colour and our thoughts turn to everything and anything pumpkin spiced. Don’t get me wrong, I know there are lots of beautiful summer filled days left, but in...

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Meet The Newest Tivoli Family Members

Meet The Newest Tivoli Family Members

I’m so excited to introduce the two newest members of the Flowers Talk Tivoli family, Lincoln and Lola. This brother and sister duo is 3 and a half months old, and they are a mix of sharpei, boxer and bull. They have...

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Pesky Pests!

Pesky Pests!

Are you noticing plants wilting, leaf tips browning or yellowing leaves? If you are, you could have yourself some pesky pests on your houseplants! We want to focus on these pest problems to help you have happy, healthy plants again. There are; however, other sources...

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Caring For Orchids Made Easy

Caring For Orchids Made Easy

The most daunting houseplants out there are orchids. We have people stop in the shop all the time asking about the best way to care for them. People tend to be worried or intimidated about taking care of these beautiful plants. I’m here to tell you that you can do it!...

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Watering Your Houseplants 101

Watering Your Houseplants 101

The plant kingdom is vast and diverse; from tiny mosses and lichens to giant redwoods and sprawling aspen groves, plants come in all shapes, sizes, and environments. But there are two things that all plants need: light and water. They are the minimum requirements of...

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Local Flower Spotlight

Local Flower Spotlight

You know that feeling when you walk through the local farmers market and you are surrounded with all the fresh grown local goodies? When you look at how fresh everything looks and you are in awe of the long hours that those farmers put into creating such a thing of...

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A Feminine Touch

A Feminine Touch

This tablescape is everything girly! Perfect for a bridal shower luncheon or afternoon tea, the soft feminine elements take over this table. Local raspberries and peonies add a touch of colour to this coconut cake from The Cupcake Lounge. A soft mix of white peonies,...

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Let’s Get Nautical

Let’s Get Nautical

This week’s tablescape has a Nautical feel to it and I am loving it. Growing up spending summers at our family cottage and now living along the water, this is totally my style. I have always felt most calm by the water and you will always find some type of nautical...

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Create Your Own Tropical Table

Create Your Own Tropical Table

Who doesn’t love a good luau? This table is everything tropical. This macrame table runner was the inspiration for this table and I just went from there. It’s fun to pick up different things that can be repurposed after the party such as the pineapple lantern, plants,...

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Much More Than A Bouquet

Much More Than A Bouquet

When we think of wedding flowers our minds go right to the bouquet. Why not? It's the centerpiece for the bride and oh so lovely. But there is so much more to wedding flowers than just the bouquet! We are going to take you through an...

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Time To Kick Off Your Canada Day Celebrations

Time To Kick Off Your Canada Day Celebrations

Decorating for a Canada Day barbecue should be effortless and laidback. Think relaxed and fun! I like a theme as much as the next girl, but sometimes too much can be a little overwhelming. That's why I'm sharing my Canada Day tablescape with you to show you it can be...

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Floral Designs Straight From The Tropics

Floral Designs Straight From The Tropics

With the longer days and the beautiful sunshine, my favourite colour palettes move from the subdued pinks, peaches, and blushes towards the vibrant tones of the hot pink, lime green, and orange. There is no better way to start the celebration...

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Colour Theory & Floral Design

Colour Theory & Floral Design

The use of colour theory is of utmost importance in any artistic practice. Floral design is no exception. Colour often carries the first impression and general emotion of any piece; bright and cheerful; soft and somber; or eclectic and modern. Pieces with high...

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Fabulous Bridal Bouquets

Fabulous Bridal Bouquets

While most dream of their perfect wedding dress, we fantasize about the amazing bouquets to go with that dream wedding dress. Bridal bouquets can be made to fit any style, budget, and theme. Just because most people think of a ribbon wrapped bouquet of roses doesn't...

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Decorating With Airplants

Decorating With Airplants

I know that we all love easy to care for plants, and I don’t think there is an easier plant on earth to care for than the Tillandsia. That's why I've put together this step by step guide so you can discover just how easy they are to care for! They grow naturally in...

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Welcome Summer With Fabulous Planters

Welcome Summer With Fabulous Planters

Is there anything better than when the long term forecast shows us that the threat of frost is gone and we can get outside and dig our hands in the dirt? Summer planters are my favourite out of all of the seasons to plant. I love the colours, the sizes, the variety...

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Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and I have hand-picked some beauties for you that I know the mom in your life will love. From succulents to spring blooms, potted plants to fun tropicals, we have you covered! These sweet little succulent pots are the perfect addition to...

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How To Design With a Floral Frog

How To Design With a Floral Frog

Sometimes I see a certain flower or a particular vessel and just have to create some pretty. When the first shipment of coral charm peonies arrived at the store I knew that I had to make a centrepiece to showcase them. Paired with the perfect blue compote bowl from...

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Low Light? No Problem!

Low Light? No Problem!

It's a question we hear quite often, "What house plants are good for low light areas?" We are so glad you asked! There are many beautiful and easy to care for options for those shadier areas of your home. Just make sure there is some light because these plants are not...

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Easy DIY Fern Terrarium

Easy DIY Fern Terrarium

This beautiful fern terrarium is the perfect match on a side table or as a centrepiece for your dining table. There are just a few things that you'll need to make it yourself - to enjoy or give away as a gift: ferns of your choice (I used a staghorn fern, button fern...

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