Archives for August 2012

Why Sprite, Aspirin and Pennies Don’t Keep Flowers Alive

There are lots of “home remedies” for keeping flowers fresh. You may have heard of putting pennies in the vase, or dropping an Aspirin in the water, for example. Each of these remedies has an ounce of truth to it. But none of these solutions remotely compare to properly mixed flower food from the florist. […]

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Birthday Cake of Flowers

Here is the newest addition to our online catalogue: It’s a birthday cake that has no calories at all! On a plastic pedestal cake plate, and decorated with a lace fabric base, the flowers are arranged in Oasis foam. We used white chrysanthemum blooms and made a ring of soft pink spray roses (nice for […]

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Corporate Floral Designs

One aspect of our business is creating fresh flower arrangements for corporate offices. Normally, they are replaced every Monday or Tuesday, so the office has a fresh look for the week. Here is one arrangement we delivered yesterday to an office in West Toronto: This is a lovely design with white roses, green hanging amaranthus […]

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Some Summer Fun

We’ve had some unusual requests this summer. One gentleman came into the shop and asked for a bouquet of cut flowers. Fine, no problem. But then he asked if it could look like a man with a mustache and beard. Uuummm, okay, no problem. So here’s the bouquet that we sent: Katie gave our bearded […]

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