How to Make Your Own Indoor Succulent Garden

If you like the idea of having plants around, but you either don’t have the time for high-maintenance plants or you simply haven’t had good luck with plants in the past, a succulent garden is…

How to Make a Beautiful Summer Table Centerpiece

Summer is the season when gardens come alive with abundance and the farmer’s markets and bodegas are full of beautiful varieties of cut flowers for sale. Putting together a centerpiece is a great way to…

You Are My Sunshine

The summer months offer a beautiful array of colorful flowers in bloom from vibrant sunflowers and marigolds, to fun and eclectic array of summer wildflowers such as nigella, yarrow, and celosia. Summer floral bouquets are…

How to Host the Perfect Summer Party in the Hamptons

Going to the Hamptons to enjoy the summer, especially after a winter that doesn’t know when it’s outstayed its welcome, is a quintessentially New York escape. If you’re already contemplating your summer party, no doubt…

Tools of the Trade – What Professional Florists Use

Have you had the frustrating experience of buying beautiful flowers from the farmer’s market and not being able to turn them into the bouquet you envisioned once you’ve gotten them home? Chances are, a big…

How to Make Your Own Boutonniere

Wearing a boutonniere is usually associated with special events like a wedding or other formal occasion. A florist’s boutonniere for such an event may be quite elaborate, giving the impression that they’re difficult to create….

Bringing Baby’s Breath Back

Gypsophila, commonly known as baby’s breath, is a flower that until recently has been an unfortunate victim of its own success. These light stems, each of which has dozens of tiny white or pink blossoms,…

How to Create a Simple DIY Bouquet

Professionally arranged flowers are a treat everyone enjoys, but few of us regularly indulge ourselves in these works of beauty and artistry. However, you don’t have to forgo the pleasure of having fresh flowers around…