Category: Arrangement Ideas

Caring for Flowers

Every time you visit your best friend or mother-in-law, you become a bit envious of all the plants and flowers that decorate their homes. As vibrant and living parts of the decor; other’s homes that are decorated with plant life, leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed and intimidated. Not everyone has a green thumb, and… Read more »

Autumn Table Arrangements

The colors of Fall are stunning. Rich jewel tones of red, orange, gold, earth tones of browns, russet and green, all fill our natural surroundings, and it is these very colors that can make for unique table arrangements. We can not only use flowers that come in these hues, but also pine cones, berries, and… Read more »

Growing Succulents: Green Sculptures

  Succulents are those gorgeously sculptural plants with thick, fleshy leaves and thicker roots, both which hold water. If you have had trouble maintaining the usual houseplant, a succulent may be just the thing, as they require little care, only the right environment.   Succulents have adapted to being able to survive in very dry… Read more »

Twigs and Branches as Decorative Accents

Flowers are not the only way to use nature in your home, though they are the most commonly used. Wood, twigs, and branches bring the outside in and give you some more options beyond that of a typical vase of flowers.   Twigs & Branches Of course putting twigs in a floral arrangement adds a… Read more »

Planting a Rose Garden

In many ways, roses are the quintessential flower. They are symbols of love, romance, loyalty, friendship, and the budding of Spring. Now that we are entering the Fall and Winter seasons; it’s a great time to begin thinking about next season’s rose garden, especially if you’re a gardening novice.   It would appear that starting… Read more »

How To Revive a Dying Garden

Too many times, we are overly enthusiastic about planting gardens and growing flowers. We look at our neighbor’s beautiful flower garden, or our friend’s utopia of indoor plant life, and we desire our own successful garden experience.   After purchasing and planting various flowers and plants; we see that it takes more attention and nurturing… Read more »

Some Common Flowers and Their Symbolism

  Flowers and the giving and receiving of them have been full of emotional expression for eons. And nowadays, men a just as likely to get a bouquet as congratulations for a job promotion as women. Flowers signify feelings that sometimes are difficult to express in words, and, as part of the lore of flowers,… Read more »

Sikkim International Flower Festival

Just West of Nepal, nestled deep in the Himalayans of India is a small city known as Sikkim. It is the host of one of the most exquisitely stunning floral festivals in the world. Every summer from March through May, the Sikkim International Flower Festival is home to many exotic varieties of plant life. Native… Read more »

Fruit In Floral Arrangements

Floral arrangements are no longer just the traditional bouquet. Whether they are being used casually around the home, on the table for a dinner party, or for a formal affair such as a wedding, mixing and matching colors and textures is what it’s all about. This trend makes flower arrangements very current and fresh, and… Read more »