Celebrating The Grads Of 2020

Celebrating The Grads Of 2020

Celebrating The Grads Of 2020 There are moments in life that we look forward to with great anticipation, and then look back on with great fondness (and maybe cringe a little!)   High school graduation is definitely one of those moments. COVID has taken so much...
Give Her The Gift Of Green

Give Her The Gift Of Green

Give Her The Gift Of Green Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we’re not going to let COVID-19 stop you from getting the special ladies in your life something beautiful! Things are going to be a little bit different this year, but we think different can be very...
Mother’s Day Flowers Ready To Order

Mother’s Day Flowers Ready To Order

Mother’s Day Flowers Ready To Order Mother’s Day is only a few days away, have you placed your order yet? Mother’s Day flower orders will happen a little bit different this year but don’t worry, Mom will still get beautiful flowers that will...
Spend Mother’s Day Together – Virtually

Spend Mother’s Day Together – Virtually

Spend Mother’s Day Together – Virtually Many of us may not be able to spend Mother’s Day with the special women in our lives this year. So, I have put together something memoriable to bring you together and make lasting memories with Mom. This...
Get Ready For Mother’s Day

Get Ready For Mother’s Day

Get Ready For Mother’s Day ​Mother’s Day is coming up fast, can you believe it? I know I can’t!  But I want all of you to be ready for it since it is May 10th this year which means you only have a few weeks to place an order. With everything going on in the...
The Most Romantic Day Of The Year

The Most Romantic Day Of The Year

The Most Romantic Day Of The Year Buckle up boys and girls, it’s almost here; the most romantic day of the year. Are you ready? Because we sure are! It can be a wild ride for us, that second week of February, but we sure do love making beautiful things to spread...
Our Favourite Valentine’s Designs

Our Favourite Valentine’s Designs

Our Favourite Valentine’s Designs Valentine’s flowers don’t need to be boring, traditional or old school cheesy! They just need to be fresh, thoughtful and full of love. Take a look at some of our favourite designs just in time for Valentine’s Day!  We...
2019 Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

We love everything greenery and flowers this time of year, but I have to tell you that the shop is busting with holiday decor as well. I wanted to share some cute items that are new to us this year that we featured on the home tour this weekend. Want a wreath that...
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...
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...
How to Design Your Holiday Centrepieces

How to Design Your Holiday Centrepieces

I love decorating the table for the holidays and I’m thrilled to show you how to design your own holiday centrepieces! I get so excited pulling out the holiday plates, setting the candles and dressing the table to welcome family and loved ones. Depending on...
Mother’s Day in Ottawa

Mother’s Day in Ottawa

Grey skies, high waters, chilly nights; spring in Ottawa is always a delight! The forecast this weekend may look bleak outside, but we have all the bright, spring colours to brighten your mother’s special day this Sunday! Peonies are just coming into season and...
Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the air my friends, which is a nice change from the buckets and buckets of snow we just saw! I hope wherever you are in this snowy, marshmallow world you are warm and happy and with (or will soon be with) your Valentine. I also hope you remembered to get...
A Very Special Tuesday

A Very Special Tuesday

Buckle up, boys and girls, it’s almost here; the most romantic Tuesday of the year. Are you ready? Because we sure are! It can be a wild ride for us, that second week of February, but we sure do love making beautiful things to spread the love. We can’t...
Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last minute visits, surprise invitations to a dinner party, forgetting your sister’s new boyfriend will be joining you for the weekend. It’s happened to us all and sometimes your ‘present drawer’ (you know the one; the one you stock throughout...
The Gift that Keeps Giving

The Gift that Keeps Giving

It’s that time of year again. That time to be stumped. We all have one on our list, but what do you get the guy or gal who has everything? Silly, of course the answer is flowers! Send that special someone something special with Flowers For A Year from Flowers...
You are Invited…

You are Invited…

To Flowers Talk Tivoli’s annual Holiday open house! Come see us at 282 Richmond Rd this Wednesday, November 30th 2016 to visit with your designers, schmooze with your neighbours and partake of some delicious nibbles. You’ll enjoy 20% off all in store...
Let’s Give Thanks! With Flowers!

Let’s Give Thanks! With Flowers!

Some things change a lot; the seasons, your favourite pie flavour (right now mine is blueberry with a graham crumble crust),  flower trends, and whether or not tights as pants are ok. But some things stay the same. Like the universal appeal of a freshly raked leaf...
Thanks Mom!

Thanks Mom!

A Mother is selfless, caring and giving. She thinks of others before herself and sacrifices those little things to make others happy. This May 8th give just a little of that lost luxury back; treat your mother to a beautiful bouquet!

Administrative Assistants Day!

Administrative Assistants Day!

Wednesday, April 27th is Administrative Assistants Day. A time to show appreciation for those people in our lives who keep us on task, on time and the best we can be. They deserve a little thank you!

Air Plants: Who Needs Dirt?

Air Plants: Who Needs Dirt?

Popular in the 80’s as shell-dwelling fridge magnets, air plants are regaining popularity as minimalist oddities for the office or modern living room. Their striking shape and their ability to live without soil makes them a great living art installation.

Terrariums Part 3!!

Terrariums Part 3!!

Now that you’ve built your totally terrific terrarium I bet you want to know how to keep it from turning into a diorama of the nuclear apocalypse. In this the penultimate installment of Terrariums!! we will go over basic care and troubleshooting to help you keep it healthy, happy and growing.

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...
Valentine’s Day: I love you more than… CONTEST!

Valentine’s Day: I love you more than… CONTEST!

Sure, Valentine’s day makes you think of romance, hearts, pink and red, naked cupid, and of course roses. So who do you love!? Your best friend, partner, parents, siblings, your dog? Then why do we only think of Vday as a day to treat a significant other? Many years...
Winter Blues? Spring Bulbs!

Winter Blues? Spring Bulbs!

Winter can feel long and at times a little gray. That’s why we have many beautiful potted spring bulbs to help cheer you up (and cheer us up too) and add colour to these blustery white days. Here are a few of our in-store beauties! Daffodils, Muscari, and Hyacinth OH...
Looking Back and Thank You!

Looking Back and Thank You!

What a year it has been! If you had asked me last January what I had expected out of 2014, never in my wildest dreams would I have known.   What a whirlwind it has been! From the dozens of couples that asked us to create florals for their special day, to providing the...
Staff Holiday Favourites!

Staff Holiday Favourites!

Amidst the holiday madness of this week we took some time to appreciate our favourite aspects of working as a florist during this time of year. Here are just a few current and awesome favourites!! Stephanotis: the white, waxy flowers give off an amazing scent! It has...
Great Gift Ideas from Flowers Talk Tivoli

Great Gift Ideas from Flowers Talk Tivoli

Are you running out of gift ideas? Down to the last hard-to-shop-for people on your list like clients or in-laws?! We have you covered!! Outdoor wreaths make great gifts. We have different shapes, sizes, and greenery to choose from. Boxwood, Oregonia, Magnolia, Pine...