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Improve Your Business Image With Flowers

Do you want your business to be seen as sophisticated, caring and thoughtful? Whether you run your own small business or are part of a large corporation, the answer is sure to be a resounding “Yes!” The road to a better business image may lead right through a garden – or at least to your […]

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How to Choose a Thanksgiving Centrepiece

Your Thanksgiving table is planned. Dishes are chosen, food is organized, linens are prepared. What will add the crowning touch to this holiday feast? A centrepiece on the table! Here are some ideas to help you think through choosing your centrepiece. First, do you prefer a round arrangement, or one that is more oblong (oval, […]

Plants that Clean the Air

Did you know that plants will purify the air in your home or office? NASA tested the ability of various houseplants to absorb chemicals in the late 1980’s as a response to the need for astronauts to be in an enclosed space for a length of time. More recent tests suggest that if air is passed […]

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Opulent Orchids

Orchids have long-since been thought of as tropical works of art, courtesy of Mother Nature. Exotic locales (Thailand, Singapore and Hawaii)may have cultivated a misconception that orchids are extremely delicate and difficult to maintain in North America. A pity, as orchids are actually a very hardy plant whose stunning appearance will enhance any home or […]

Where Do Flowers Come From?

When you introduce yourself as a florist, people have questions. One of the first questions is usually, “Where do your flowers come from?” The answer is a lot more complicated than it was in the 1950’s, when my Dad, Bill Martin, personally knew and visited all the farms where his flowers were grown. There were […]