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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What should you know before you order flowers?

Things to think about before you send flowers Who should I buy from? How do I know what style to look for? What price range should I choose? What recourse do I have if something goes wrong? Why is Martin’s, the Flower People a good company to trust with my order? How should I pay […]

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Learn More About Flowers

If you would like to know more about where flowers come from, environmental and sustainability standards, floral design or other miscellaneous information, try these sites:

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A Floral Moss Purse

This past Mother’s Day, we made two lovely arrangements in moss purses. We just had to share them with you. Here is the first: This purse has two handles, one on each side. We placed soft pink spray roses, large cream and deep pink roses, and green hydrangea in the opening. Accents include green hypericum […]

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Flower Arrangements for Mother’s Day

Every year, we print a flyer with a new selection of floral designs for Mother’s Day. Our designers spend hours planning and refining their ideas, selecting containers, flowers and colours that are on-trend and appealing to different tastes. So it gives us great pleasure to introduce our Spring and Summer Selections for 2015! We’ll start […]

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Promposals

A new fad has hit the high school scene: the promposal. As June draws near, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram begin erupting with pictures and videos of that special someone being invited to the end-of-year dance. Across the board, promposals are innovative. Being a relatively new phenomenon, there are endless original ideas to be conceived and […]

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