Always use clean vases or containers. Bacteria in the water will shorten the life span of your flowers. Household bleach is an excellent cleaning agent for your floral containers.
Have your vase ready before working with the flowers. Fill the container about ¾ full with warm water and floral food (according to packet directions). Of course, [...]
Cupcakes, Cupcakes, Cupcakes!
I had such a great time last Friday afternoon at Hotel Giraffe in New York City. I had the opportunity to participate in a “Cupcake Party” to celebrate the launch of the NEW! Cupcake in Bloom from 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, as well as, the fresh baked and delicious edible cupcakes from Cheryl & Co.
1-800-Flowers® Cupcake [...]
The asparagus vase is always a hit! Everybody loves it and it’s so easy to make. Simply take the rubber band from around a bunch of asparagus and put it around a clear beverage glass. Take a stalk of asparagus and place it between the rubber band and the glass. Continue [...]
Posted: Sep 29, 2008 07:09:16 under Fall's Flowers, Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's.
Tags: asparagus, decoration, flowers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To’s, lifestyle, vegetable, veggies
I love the fall – as a stand-alone season! I hate the fact that it means the summer is over and that winter comes next, but fall is a nature’s bounty of beauty. A farmer’s market, green market, or fruit and veggie stand offers as many fresh decorating elements as a flower shop! The best [...]
Posted: Sep 24, 2008 01:09:21 under Fall's Flowers, Floral Containers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To's.
Tags: butternut squash, decoration, flowers, Fruits & Veggies, How-To’s, lifestyle, vegetable, veggies
Look for flowers that are not yet fully developed. Most cut flowers, with the exception of some tropical flowers and fresh orchids, will continue to open after they’ve been put into the vase. A flower bud should be just slightly open–this is a general rule of thumb. There are some new rose varieties that have [...]