Tag: Fall

pretty petals – viking chrysanthemum

September 11, 2014

These locally grown cuties are from the chrysanthemum family and are called viking. Strange name for a flower huh? Our Niagara growers produce this bloom year round, but are most abundant in late summer and early fall. Viking is a useful bloom for the…

october floral design classes at the flower school

September 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Harvest Table Arrangement As the growing season comes to an end and the autumn air starts to dominate, forest floors become a treasure trove of rich botanicals ripe for the picking by creative florists. Colourful foliage, cones, berries, branches, bark, and moss are…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Mum’s Fall Garden

October 12, 2011

While I’m still digging away at the new gardens at the new house I have to say that I’m thankful for having access to my Mother’s lovely gardens anytime I make the drive to visit her.  This past weekend we did indeed make the drive and…

Workshop: Fall Clutter Clearing

October 11, 2011

We all have clutter in ours lives, but living with clutter affects our health, mental well being and our enjoyment of the space we live in.  By removing clutter and surrounding ourselves with the things we love we can transform our homes into places of rest…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Simple Thanksgiving

October 5, 2011

Since Thanksgiving is this weekend for me and all my fellow Canadians I thought I would share with you a simple, but fun way to fest up your home or table.  The great thing about holiday decorating is the possibilities are endless and you do not need to…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Welcome Fall

September 28, 2011

Well fall is finally here and I’m finally ready for it.  Ready for the sunny days and cool nights, the crisp fresh air, raking leaves and cosy sweaters and scarves.  But my favourite part of fall is the gorgeous shades of yellow, orange, green…

Colour Theory – Purple Flower Class

September 19, 2011

Yesterday, Sunday, September 18, 2011, was the Living Fresh Flower School’s first flower class, Colour Theory – Purple and it was a total success!  There was a bit of purple colour theory, lots of purple flowers, lush greenery, cupcakes and purple buttons!  Yupp, buttons, the class was…

Flower Classes Are Starting Soon

August 11, 2011

Here are all the Living Fresh Flower School’s upcoming flower classes starting this fall at the Button Factory in Uptown Waterloo: Colour Theory – Purple Whether it is amethyst, eggplant, or magenta, purple is a colour of greatness.  It is both fiery red and…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Fall’s End

October 27, 2010

Mother Nature really does keep giving and giving.  Have you taken the time to have a good look around your outdoors?  This time of year is full of beauty and small gifts.  If you look hard enough and add a bit of creativity, you…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Fall Pavé

October 20, 2010

Today I wanted to focus on Pavé floral arrangements.  I have not yet created one for Wednesday’s Flowers and I truly enjoy them, so I figured it was about time I shared one with you. Pavé is French for pavement and that is what…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Fall is Here

September 29, 2010

Fall is here in a big way, and with Thanksgiving being just around the corner, I thought I would share I quick way to create a simple fall Chrysanthemum arrangement.  Fall Mums, as they are commonly called, are every where right now and there are two…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Fall Charm

September 22, 2010

Welcome fall, I’m finally ready!  To celebrate, I walked through my garden looking for inspiration for today’s post, while hoping to find a little bit of colour.  I managed to find some but I think this all be the last “from the garden” post for this…

Wednesday’s Flowers – Summer and Fall

September 15, 2010

Summer is slowly fading and fall is beginning to show its face around here.  I’m slowly getting more excited for the season to change.  I’m looking forward to the amazing colours, the crunch of leaves under foot, the crisp cool air and a layered…