Halloween Flowers That Are All Treats

The spookiest season is officially upon us — it is nearly Halloween! In celebration of all things ‘spirited’, we have put together a list of our favorite flowers that celebrate a ghoulish good time. While many consider Halloween a children’s holiday with costumed kids gathering piles of candy from trick-or-treating, Halloween also celebrates the natural… Read more »

October Traditions – National Fair Trade Month and Sweetest Day

Fall is quickly flying by and we are nearly halfway through October, a month known for all things sweet whether it be trick-or-treating or warm, spiced baked goods on chilly days. What’s even sweeter about October, however, are a few lesser-known traditions and holidays that come about this month. Celebrated this year on October 15th… Read more »

Fall Favorites

From cozying up with a cup of freshly pressed cider to enjoying the great outdoors on a hayride, fall is wonderful time of year as we ring in sweater weather, pumpkin spice anything, and warm colors. In addition to the wonderful changes in color and weather, fall also provides us with new textures and seasonal… Read more »

Fall in Love with Fall Colors

Fall has arrived and so have a great number of annual autumn traditions from apple picking to New York Fashion Week, where new trends and designs are showcased. In addition to trends and designs, fall ushers in a new palette of colors alongside cooler weather and crisp, vibrant leaves. We were excited to learn about… Read more »

Farmer’s Market Bouquets: A New Take on Farm to Table

Anybody who has eaten out in the last few years will have noticed the popularity of the farm to table movement, which uses produce from local farmers and farmer’s markets. Farmer’s markets place emphasis on thinking about who grows our produce and plants, and has also become a popular weekend activity all over the country… Read more »

Orchid Myths, Debunked

With our previous blog post, we gave some suggestions for plants to keep in the office when the beautiful summer days are behind us. Plants such as bonsai and other greenery are great options, but another striking option is the beautiful orchid plant. While there is the myth that orchids are notoriously difficult to care for, they are… Read more »

Green Thumbs at the Office: Desktop Gardening

As summertime draws to a close and we head back inside, bring the outdoors with you with a desktop or office garden. Nothing perks up a space like a little greenery or plant life, and a range of indoor plants can be easily integrated into the workplace; from simple succulents to beautiful orchids, or even a citrus… Read more »

Waxing Poetic on Wax Flowers

The wax flower hits all the marks this year for upcoming weddings and events. Wax flowers have a romantically rustic feel and give off a pleasant, lemony-scented aroma, making them a perfect addition to a table centerpiece arrangement or floral crown. And as the wax flower holds deep symbolism, representing riches and long-lasting love with its hardy blooms,… Read more »

Sunflowers: Chasing the Sun

A quintessential summer flower, sunflowers are a common sight on bright sunny days which may be telling by their name. However, new research shows perhaps why the sunflower, or Helianthus annuus, received such a fitting moniker. Researchers recently found that young sunflowers naturally change behavior based on circadian rhythms called sun-tracking, also known as heliotropism. Sun… Read more »

Easter is early…but our flowers are ready

Hop to it! Ordering for Easter is always easiest when you do it early. And speaking of early, Easter is Sunday, March 27th this year which is only one week after the first day of Spring. It makes me giddy to think about all the blooming that’s ahead of us! Easter is a beautiful, fun… Read more »

Best New Spring Flower Bouquet

With the new Spring season almost upon us, you might be wondering what exactly the best new bouquet trends will be. As we get closer to that first day of Spring, you’re sure to see the arrival of pastels in shades of dusty pink, light blue, lemon yellow and cream. These sweet hues are wonderful to work with… Read more »

Love Yellow Roses

We’ve always loved yellow roses here at Calyx Flowers, especially in March when we’re on the cusp of the Spring season. Its vibrant hue brings a much needed joyfulness when you’ve had your fill of Winter and the cold weather. The yellow rose always brings inspiration and it brought the Blueberries & Sweet Cream Bouquet to… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Inspiration

We know holidays have a way of sneaking up on you. Not to worry. Our Valentine’s Day Collection is outstanding. You can send roses in almost every color of the rainbow as you can see in our New-Fashioned Rose Bouquet. Twenty one, perfect long-stemmed roses mix with rustic blue thistle to create something beautiful and unconventional. The… Read more »