Archives for February 2010

A Party at the Castle

We were asked to create centrepieces for a birthday party at Casa Loma this past week. Our customer (we had done her wedding flowers) was celebrating a milestone birthday in this beautiful Toronto landmark. Shastyna and Susan designed this beautiful, tall arrangement for the party. There are white hydrangeas, purple anenomes and fresh curly willow […]

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Valentine Stories

Valentine’s Day is overwhelmingly about roses. But often the roses tell a story. A new husband asks for Circus roses – that’s what she carried for their wedding. The older husband asks for pink – he has learned that that’s what she likes – but only six. They’ve been married “too long for a dozen!” […]

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Vesuvio Pizza is Best in Toronto

Check out this article in today’s Toronto Star. Our favourite Pizzeria, Vesuvio’s, won a taste competition. Congratulations to all!

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Romantic Words

Do you have something special to say to your Valentine? Are you looking for the perfect words to express your deepest feelings? We have collected some quotes that may be helpful. Check out “Sample Card Messages” on our website! You’ll find some classics and some more modern expressions of love. And don’t worry about embarrassing […]

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Flowers are for men, too

We notice that Valentine’s Day is changing. It used to be incumbent on the men to give the ladies roses, chocolates, a nice card and maybe a teddy bear. Some of our customers would come in the store agonizing about whether their gifts would meet the bar set by the demanding girlfriend or wife.  Thankfully, […]

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Valentine Roses

What colour roses should you send for Valentine’s Day? There is the traditional red, of course, signifying true romantic love. But many women actually love the peach or pink shades instead. If you’ve been paying attention, you may have picked up her favourite colour. Use that knowledge to send a bouquet that is especially suited […]

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Valentines and Roses

Valentine’s Day is Sunday, February 14th! Any Romantic will realize that a Sunday Valentine’s Day is a little different from the usual. Chances are, you’ll  both be off work for the day. Will you be together? Will you plan something incredible and unexpected? Will it be a whole long Valentine Weekend? Start the weekend off […]

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