Air Plants on Wheels

Time to show you our latest window display! Katie started off by picking up some bicycle tires from The Bike Place across the street. She spray painted them a shiny bright red, then suspended them in the window. All this was to display our newest air plants. Here’s how it looks: And from another angle: […]

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Fresh Plants Need a Home

We have some fabulous fresh plants in the shop. Are you looking for a living, growing, air-cleaning addition to your home? Some of these plants are listed in our article on Plants that Clean the Air. In the photo you can see a Boston fern, Yucca, Phoenix Roebellini palm, Limelight Dracaena and Aglaomena Silver Queen […]

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Yarn-wrapped vases with butterflies

Our current window display was inspired by European floral design magazines, as well as the current trend of using yarn in creative ways. Susan and Katie chose some vases with interesting shapes, and wrapped them in pretty blue yarn. Then they wrapped yarn around some branches. Adding faux hydrangeas and button mums in the vases, […]

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Easter Gifts and Plants

Here’s a look at what’s beautiful in the shop right now. First, we must start with Easter lilies. Love them! Pure and perfect, with a soft fragrance. You need one for your home! New this year is little hydrangea plants with one or two blooms, in 4″ diameter pots. We have them in blue, pink […]

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A Mystical, Fantastical Floral Tree

One of the most welcome signs of spring to come to Toronto is Canada Blooms, the garden and floral show held at the Direct Energy Centre. With beautiful gardens, informative seminars, fun demonstrations and competitions, it’s a lovely way to spend a snowy day. For Toronto florists, the Professional Florists Gallery is especially interesting. So […]

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The Bunny Window

It’s the time of year when it feels like spring will never get here – well I guess that is true for January, February, March and April – but here it is, March, and we’ve been teased by the weather enough to think that spring may actually arrive soon. And now Ice Cream Junction is […]

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A Fun Halloween Window Display

Here is our newest window! We took six fresh pumpkins of varying sizes and stacked them up (how? it’s a secret!) for this vignette. Accented with bittersweet, they sure are eye-catching as people walk or drive by. Lana and Katie added some cute tin wild turkeys for a little macabre fun. Perched along the edge […]

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Fall Displays in the Flower Shop – Part Two

Lots of new giftware has been added to our store. Have a look! On the table, we have fall cheese spreaders, candles, napkin rings and tea cosies. Some of the napkin rings are made of cute buttons. Here’s a closer look: There are some cute decorations to clip on your wine glasses, so no one […]

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Fall Displays in the Flower Shop – Part One

Our creative designers are always changing the storefront. Luckily, Lynn brings out the camera at night and gets some shots before things change again! Here’s our current window display: Wander into the shop, and look left, and here’s a sunflower-themed display: Let’s draw back a little and see the whole left side: And here’s a […]

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New Plants at Martin’s

Air plants are fascinating. They look and feel like something artificial, with no root. Yet they are living plants, dependent on moisture in the air to survive. We take the plants and submerge them in water for ten minutes or so, about once a week. That seems to be all the care they require. Here […]

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