Archives for March 2011

A Study in Texture in Floral Design

Here is an arrangement we made recently that is rich in texture: The flowers used are Pincushion protea, coral roses, Dusty Miller (the gray-green leaf) and grevillea (the thorny-looking leaf). The arrangement has all the attributes of good design: structure, balance, colour harmony, etc. but with an accent on texture. The Dusty Miller is soft […]


Highlights from Canada Blooms

We paid a visit to the Canada Blooms show yesterday. What a breath of spring! The gardens were amazing… it only took a little imagination to picture yourself sitting in the sunshine in this peaceful place, with water flowing and plants growing and music playing… ah, can’t wait! But for us, the most important part […]