Why don’t I use floral foam?

Why don’t I use floral foam?

Why don’t I use floral foam? Well, the answer to that question is because it is damaging to our environment.  Floral foam is that green sponge brick that you may have found in the bottom of a box of flowers you may have received.  It has been around since the mid...
“Gosh, those flowers are expensive!”

“Gosh, those flowers are expensive!”

“Gosh, those flowers are expensive!” The title of his blog is a common phase I often hear and I have to admit it is frustrating but understandable as the flower supply chain is not one you would expect the general public to understand. Put yourself in the shoes of a...
10 Tips to extend the life of your flowers

10 Tips to extend the life of your flowers

10 Tips to extend the life of your flowers I am passionate about flower care.  I figure that plants have gone to all the effort of providing us foliage and blooms to enjoy, the least we can do is make an effort to extend the life of them. And besides, if you’ve paid...
Cordylines and my visit to the tip

Cordylines and my visit to the tip

Cordylines and my visit to the tip If you live in a tropical area of Australia, you may be familiar with the plant known as a Cordyline. It is a common plant seen in gardens and comes in many different varieties.  They range in colour combinations from green to an...
Green rooms

Green rooms

Green rooms Why do they call the waiting room in a television studio the “green room”?  When I started to research this topic, I came across many explanations, one of which was green is considered one of the most restful and calming colours and as a consequence the...