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Showers of Flowers

This week, Lori creates a design perfect for the spring shower season that looks as if it was just picked from the garden. Designed in a pastel watering can with roses, carnations, spray chrysanthemums and cut Kalanchoe blossoms, adorned...
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Upgrade Potted Plant

Join Lori McNorton as she shares how to add an upgraded look to a beautiful blooming cyclamen plant, using paint technique to age a clay pot, creating a handle of fresh heather and enhancing with finishing touches of ribbon...
Tobey Nelson poses in a botanical floral throne of her design (c) Suzanne Rothmeyer Photography Last spring, today’s guest invited me to be the opening speaker for her first floral design workshop — and while I’ve attended many and...
Today’s guest is April Lemly of Kamama Flowers, pictured in the doorway of her new “Flower Bar,” co-located with Peninsula Taproom in Sequim, Washington. Last week I announced the winner of the Slow Flowers Summit’s ticket sales promotion called...
Sofia Vergara led the fashion stakes at a charity gala in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night. The Modern Family star was one of the honorees at the fundraiser in aid of the Women's Cancer Research Fund and showed up...
The National Retail Federation is forecasting a robust Mother’s Day holiday this year, with near-record spending of $23.1 billion. About 86 percent of Americans are expected to celebrate Mother’s Day, spending an average of $180 per person, according...
Photo provided Two students in the Floral Design program at Kishwaukee College placed in the Illinois State Florists’ Association 113th annual Floral Design Show held in Decatur on March 16-18. The convention includes hands-on classes, stage programs and opportunities...
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Walk in Nature

Watch as Lori McNorton takes you on a Springtime walk though nature, designing with bright yellow daffodils, pussy willow twigs, assorted moss and a surprise finding tucked in, ready for spring’s new birth.
Who doesn’t love a pretty flower crown? This trend is hotter than ever, and what I love about them is that with so many ways to design them, each crown can be your own unique creation! I’ve done a...
Flowers and floral arrangements at Dubai International Flower Festival at Al Lokrit in Al Qouz, DubaiImage Credit: Nagarjuna Rao/Gulf News Flowers and floral arrangements at Dubai International Flower Festival at Al Lokrit in Al Qouz, DubaiImage Credit: Nagarjuna Rao/Gulf...
While it may be fashionable to investigate the early childhood of your steak, when was the last time you asked your florist about the provenance of your peonies? According to the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture figures, the...
Flowers by J

Flowers by J

Call to make your appointment to learn floral techniques and styles of design. Class size: 2 students daytime-evening-some weekends Class topics: 3 hours training includes flowers, container & handouts 2.5 hours training includes plants & containers Spring/Summer Door Design...
Everything you need to know about visiting Kyoto View Article I am playing (and losing) a floral version of Jenga. First I pick up a single flower stem from a pile of cuttings and stick it on a spike...
Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek. Australia's slow flower movement is a late bloomer compared to the global trend, but a new collaboration of micro-farmers hopes to encourage consumers to support the...
We often hear the phrase, “Love is in the details.” If that’s the case, the flowered-chair-back detail is surely a favorite and able to convey an extra measure of beauty and love at a wedding or reception. The options...
Rachel Landis '18 puts the finishing touches on the Delaware Valley University display. (Photo by Michelle Glitzer for Delaware Valley University) Rachel Landis '18 puts the finishing touches on the Delaware Valley University display. (Photo by Michelle Glitzer for...
Circle of Love

Circle Of Love

The foliage collar is elevated to a starring role in this updated approach to the classic round bouquet, reinforcing the symbol of eternal love. Shimmering, spiraling Leyland cypress surrounds a creamy collection of hybrid tea roses, garden roses and...
Our Wild and Vintage Mother’s Day range is perfect for a Mum that doesn’t like anything too ordinary… these arrangement are full of hand-picked and hand-tied material. They were designed with Wild and Natural at the forefront of our...
Matthew Keightley working on his garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show Credit: Bethany Clarke/RHS/PA A Chelsea Flower Show garden will be given to the NHS to help people with mental health problems, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has said....
Mother’s Day, which falls on May 13 this year, is just 18 days away. That means the next two weeks or so will be some of the busiest of the year for the flower industry. While local florists work...
Wanting to showcase the best of California for their International guests, this Bride and Groom landed on the iconic lavender fields of San Ysidro Ranch to host their big day. The result planned by Joy Proctor , with florals...
Children distribute flowers to runners participating in last year’s Flower Run. When Debbie Crouse’s children were growing up, the Los Altos resident sought ways to give back to her community. One way was joining Child Advocates of Silicon Valley,...
While hair flowers trended on the spring and fall 2018 runways , flora and fauna might actually be the oldest hair accessories known to mankind. Adorning your hair with flowers is not a trend, but a custom, in many...
Portland Rose Festival 2018 official rose is 'Dress Blues,' a disease-resistant Floribunda with a magenta heart named to honor people serving in the U.S. military.( The launch of the summer Portland Rose Festival is not cheered announcements of court...
The Philadelphia Flower Show opens to the public Saturday. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society via Instagram Philadelphia Flower Show, the largest and longest-running in the country, opens to the public Saturday and continues through Sunday, March 11. What: This year’s show,...
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