How to Make Your Own Indoor Succulent Garden

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 both easy to care for and visually attractive. Thanks to the wide variety of forms and colors succulent plants come […]

How to Make a Beautiful Summer Table Centerpiece

Rachel Cho Flowers | Floral Designer | blog

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 bring some outdoor charm indoors to enjoy, whether you’re hosting a party or would just like to indulge yourself. With […]

Tools of the Trade – What Professional Florists Use

Rachel Cho Flowers | Floral Designer | florist tools

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 part of the problem is the materials you have (or don’t have!) to work with. An essential part of creating […]

How to Make Your Own Boutonniere

Rachel Cho Flowers | Floral Designer | DIY flowers

Wearing a boutonniere is usually associated with special events like a wedding or other formal occasions. A florist’s boutonniere for such an event may be quite elaborate, giving the impression that they’re difficult to create. However, once upon a time, men routinely wore flowers on their lapels. It’s not as hard as you might think […]

Bringing Baby’s Breath Back

Rachel Cho Flowers | Floral Designer | baby's breath

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, were once used as a filler flower just about everywhere you turned, from bouquets to boutonnieres to corsages. This gave […]

How to Create a Simple DIY Bouquet

Rachel Cho Flowers | Floral Designer | flower delivery

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 just because you don’t have the time or budget to purchase from a florist every week. By following a few […]