Caring For Your Valentine’s Bouquet 

Caring For Your Valentine’s Bouquet 

Caring For Your Valentine’s Bouquet  Many people will be receiving bouquets this year for Valentine’s Day and you may be wondering what to do with your bouquet once you receive it at your door. ​ A lot of people will be sending out hand-tied bouquets in...
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!...
African Violet – Not just your Granny’s plant

African Violet – Not just your Granny’s plant

Low on space and want a really cute plant with pops of colour? The African Violet may be the one for you. I know, I know, you have seen them sitting on your grandmother’s window sill in her living room and kitchen for years. If Granny loves this plant, then so should...
Simple DIY Spring Tulip Arrangement

Simple DIY Spring Tulip Arrangement

I love the simplicity of tulips; the clean lines and promise of spring. We receive quite a few different varieties of tulips from Holland and the Niagara Region, but one of our favourite tulip suppliers are Vanco tulips from PEI. It’s a family owned farm that prides...
Darling Dahlias!

Darling Dahlias!

Oh darling! Aren’t dahlias delightful? These summer beauties are one of our favourites; their colours are more vibrant, they come in all shapes and sizes and their petal symmetry is so damn satisfying! The national flower of Mexico, they are native to the region...
Be the Designer: A Cheater’s Guide

Be the Designer: A Cheater’s Guide

Not everyone has an artistic eye or a crafty hand. People of the type that designers are made love to play and experiment and manipulate stems and blooms to turn them into an intricate pattern and expression of joy or solidarity. Some people just want their kitchen...
Hydrangeas! Why do they hate me?

Hydrangeas! Why do they hate me?

Hydrangea, the white fluffy marshmallow flower of which dreams are made, is one of the most popular blooms we carry. They are soft, elegant, look amazeballs on their own and can fill in a table centre piece like nobody’s business!

But they have a dark side… a sad, twisted, penchant for self-destruction.

Workshops! Workshops galore!

Workshops! Workshops galore!

Just in time for Thanksgiving is our table centre piece workshop. Learn to make a festive arrangement in a pumpkin or low dish for Turkey Day! And then at the end of November we’ll teach you how to make an urn insert for your outdoor container with all the winter greens you can handle. We’ll even have some berries and pine cones and maybe if you’re good something with sparkles.

Terrariums Part Two!!

Terrariums Part Two!!

Terrariums! Part the Second: You are God Congratulations!  You have decided to become an omnipotent creator of worlds!  Destroyer of… hopefully nothing, but we’ll see how green that thumb is.  In our second post on these pocket-sized ecosystems we’ll go over...