Category Archives: Flowers

I did a little “gardening” today.  The quotes are very much needed because my efforts growing flowers this summer have been pitiful, to say the least.  If growing weeds were the real mission, I would be a pro.  I was thinking today back to spring when my dreams of ruffly blooms and handgrown goodness were […]

I haven’t arranged wedding flowers in nearly 6 weeks.  After the initial exhaustion of a long, yet exhilarating wedding day wears off, the itch almost immediately comes back to create something new.  I start dreaming of better combinations, new shapes, unique color palettes and ways to incorporate what’s naturally found in my world. After my […]

If you were to take a trip to the house where I grew up, you’d head a few miles outside of a small town.  Travel down a dirt road framed by a perfect archway of oak and maple trees and land at a dusty driveway just beyond a swampy ditch full of cattails.  There sits […]

Recapping back to the first part of this post, local flowers are always seasonal but seasonal flowers aren’t always local.  I think there’s a lot of confusion within those terms as many designers use them interchangeably (I’m guilty too!)  Here are some ways that I would further like to differentiate, why I don’t rely solely […]

Flowers are shipped to us from around the world.  We’re often educated by wedding blogs and others in the industry about cutting costs by using local flowers and making sure we’re choosing flowers that are in season.  But because we’re able to source flowers from so many different places, the idea of what’s “in season” […]