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Bright Orange and Yellow Fall Bouquet

Bright Orange and Yellow Fall Bouquet

It is all about fall colors right now and I love how differently people can interpret what that means. For some, it’s darker moody shades of burgundy and deep purples whereas for others it’s bright reds and oranges. Either way, we’ve been seeing some stunning fall bouquets this season and I wanted to share a...
October 2014 Calendar

October 2014 Calendar

We’re now well into fall and if you’re lucky enough to live in a city where the seasons change dramatically, then I hope you’re enjoying the beautiful autumn colors all around you! Here in southern California, we might see a little bit of color change, but nothing like many other parts of the world! With...
2014 Fall Flowers – Pantone Inspiration

2014 Fall Flowers – Pantone Inspiration

Fall is now officially here! It doesn’t quite feel like autumn yet here in Los Angeles where the weather is still pretty warm but then again, the seasons don’t change here like they do in other parts of the world! With the start of fall season, we’re excited about fall flowers and we turned to...
Lavender Pink Dahlia Centerpiece

Lavender Pink Dahlia Centerpiece

We’re at the close of summer which means the season for dahlias will be coming to an end soon, but we might as well enjoy them while we still have them! We recently added a few more colors to our dahlia line up and so I wanted to share an easy DIY centerpiece that features...
Green and White Flowers DIY Centerpiece

Green and White Flowers DIY Centerpiece

While it is still technically summer and the weather has been hot, hot, hot here in Los Angeles, it feels like summer is over and everyone is ready for fall already. While I love warm autumn colors, I’m still not yet ready to give up summer time quite just yet!  So, for this week’s DIY...
September 2014 Calendar

September 2014 Calendar

Happy Labor Day! While summer is not officially over, Labor Day is what many people consider to be the end of summer. While I am sad at the thought of summer coming to an end, I am looking forward to the Fall season (and I’m sure you parents are looking forward to kids going back...
A Bowl of Happy

A Bowl of Happy

It’s been a crazy week over here and I needed something sunny and bright to put me in a good mood. This cheerful bright centerpiece did the trick! It’s like a bowl of sunshine that immediately lights up the room. The “ingredients” to make what I call “a bowl of happy”: 10-12 stems yellow garden...
Red Pink Clematis Bouquet

Red Pink Clematis Bouquet

One of the best things about my job is seeing all the new flower varieties that we bring in to quality check and test to see how they perform. (You can see this in our behind the scenes posts on instagram!) Recently we had some beautiful clematis flowers that were just simply stunning! We also...
August 2014 Calendar

August 2014 Calendar

It amazes me how quickly summer is passing. I can’t believe it’s already the end of July and time for our August 2014 calendar! I’ve had ranunculus on my mind a lot lately as we’ve recently launched a slew of new ranunculus products – new smaller box sizes, a garden rose and ranunculus package and...
Hydrangea Care and Handling

Hydrangea Care and Handling

Hydrangeas are loved by many and a favorite flower for gardens. As a plant, hydrangea can be a bit difficult to grow and get consistent bloom colors. As a cut flower, many people believe that they are equally finicky and hard to maintain, which is not true at all! In order to help dispel this...
WTF? (What's That Flower?): Nigella

WTF? (What’s That Flower?): Nigella

Have you seen a little star shaped bloom surrounded by a mist of thread-like greens appearing more and more lately? You were most likely looking at nigella which is also often called love-in-a-mist. This beautiful bloom is a favorite cottage garden plant where varieties have names like “Miss Jekyll” or “Persian Jewels”.  The plethora of...
Blush Pink DIY Centerpiece

Blush Pink DIY Centerpiece

Blush peonies are one of my favorite peonies and with the last of the crop from our east coast farms for this season, I put together an easy blush pink DIY centerpiece with some other fun blooms that we’ve just added to our lineup. The color blush can mean different things to different people, but...