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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tam is an experienced florist, and the owner of Martin's Flowers.
Susan W, CAFA
Susan is a CAFA-accredited floral designer, and the Design Manager at Martin's Flowers.