How involved is your flower shop in the local community? (No blank stares, please.) The more you put yourself out there, the more you will get back! Do more for your public image by offering workshops to your community. This engaging approach cements your business in the minds of customers, and can be highly rewarding.
Celebrate Red, White & BLOOM The 4th of July is America’s favorite times to celebrate, and for good reason. It’s basically America’s birthday; who wouldn’t want to celebrate that? This Independence Day, when you are visiting family and friends, take them a simple gift of affection with flowers
How many years have you been a floral designer? I have been doing floral design for 25 years now. I started when I was in college, my twin sister was the Guinea pig, and two months later my professor in college asked for assistance.
Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle is such a fun place to visit, I haven’t been in years and it was fun to go back. On this visit the stalls were filled with flowers, it was just dreamy! So many tulips and daffodils on display! Here are the flowers I purchased at Pike Place Market: The bouquet I designed with the flowers I purchased (with Pieris Japonica from the garden): While we were in downtown Seattle I thought to visit Fiori Flower Shop .
Syringa (Lilac) is a genus of about 20–25 species of flowering woody plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), native to woodland and scrub from southeastern Europe to eastern Asia, and widely and commonly cultivated in temperate areas elsewhere.     The genus is most closely related to Ligustrum (privet), classified with it in Oleaceae tribus Oleeae subtribus Ligustrinae. Lilacs are often considered to symbolize love (see language of flowers).