Sisters’ Day is August 1st.

With July almost behind us, I was flipping the calendar to see if there were any exciting activities in the month ahead. I noticed that the first Sunday in August is designated as Sister’s Day. So August 1, 2010 is officially the day to  celebrate being or having a sister. Surprise your sister this Sunday! From… Read more »

Ode to the Sunflower

Warm yellows with bronze and black centers make it easy to see why sunflowers are such a wonderful, showy summertime flower. I love to see them mixed in a bouquet with fun flowers like Gerbera daisies or sassy roses but I’m also partial to a big bunch of sunflowers in an interesting pitchers. I’ve created a… Read more »

East Woods & Beyond

Sharon gives us yet another trail adventure this week. It’s hard to imagine these vivid pictures are in an area backed by busy street traffic. Vermont is certainly living up to its “Green Mountain” name this month. So much green – so gorgeous! Here’s what Sharon writes for us…. We had a refreshing ramble through… Read more »

My Top 10 Favorite Summer Flowers

From the sassy hot pink of blooming roses to the silky orange blossoms of the hibiscus, there are so many picturesque flowers blooming during the summertime that it’s hard to pick just one favorite. So I’ve compiled my first “Top 10 Favorites” for all our flower lovers – I’m not saying these are my all-time… Read more »

Tropical Fever!

The summer season in general tends to dictate color and warmth and as I set out to visit one of our South Florida growers, I quickly saw how Mother nature interprets this time of year. Tropicals galore! Upon entering the greenhouses where many of our plants are nurtured, I was amazed to see the essence… Read more »

On Colchester Pond

Another week, another trail walk. This week my fellow co-workers tackled trekking around Colchester Pond. Being the only Floridian of the bunch, I had to laugh at all the humidity talk that ensued in Sharon’s description. But then again, they laugh at me during my visits when its 60 degrees outside and I have my… Read more »

Luxury Rewards July Rose Promotion

Attention all Calyx Flowers Luxury Rewards members. Our July Grower’s Special is running now through Friday, July 16th. Special savings, fresh flowers and a splendid vase are why we love sending flowers for every occasion. Hurry! Quantities are limited. Want to be up-to-date on all of our special offers? Then you simply must join our “Calyx Flowers… Read more »

Going to Geprags Park

With the official start to summer occuring last week, my co-workers are now hiking into a new season which happens to be a very beautiful time of year in Vermont. Check out their latest adventure to Geprags Park located in northwestern Vermont, nestled against the edge of the Green Mountains. Sharon gives us our weekly… Read more »