Category Archives: Flowers

September has suddenly graced us with it’s presence.  From the instantly cooler temperatures to the passing of Labor Day weekend, it’s clear that fall has made it’s arrival. However, I really want to live in denial a little longer.  As much as I love the crunching of leaves and sweater weather, August departed all too […]

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 […]