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 – 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…