Learn About August’s Birth Flower: The Poppy

August is the time of year when summer is drawing to a close, and we’re all contemplating life returning to a faster pace: vacations over, school days starting again, and hot days cooling down to…

How to Incorporate Fruit in Flower Arrangements

Adding something unexpected into a flower arrangement, to bring in a fresh element of color, form, or texture, is often the key to transforming the overall effect from beautifully pleasant to eye-catching and original. While…

7 Flowers and Plants to Use for Your Tropical Arrangement

When you’re looking for a floral arrangement that combines bold color, captivating forms, and dramatic size, tropical flowers and foliage are a natural choice. With a variety of unusual shapes and textures, these blooms conjure…

How to Decorate a Room for a Baby Shower

There are very few celebrations that are as joyous or momentous as marking the impending arrival of a new baby. When you’re getting ready to help a friend or relative usher in this new chapter…

How to Choose the Right Wedding Bouquet

Your wedding bouquet will be one of the most prominent elements of your floral design not only at your wedding, but also in the pictures that will capture your special day, so getting it right…

Spotlight on May’s Birth Flower: Lily of the Valley

When you’re gifting flowers, or simply choosing some for your own enjoyment, taking into account the connections historically associated with certain blooms can impart added meaning to your arrangements. One way is by incorporating the…

Don’t Forget Your Wife This Mother’s Day

When you’re busy thinking of what to do for your mom on Mother’s Day, you may inadvertently overlook another mother in your life—the mother of your children. Letting your wife know how much you appreciate…

The History of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day, as celebrated in the U.S., is a relatively young holiday. Yet few of us can imagine life without taking a Sunday in May to pamper the moms in our lives, whether it is…