Beautiful Flowers!

Hi Flower Lovers! We wrapped up our Fall 2013 photo shoot and after the last shot was taken, we had some fun putting together beautiful arrangements to share with you, our blog followers. Here at Calyx, we love flowers and any excuse to play with them is a real treat. The bouquet shown above is… Read more »

How Flower Food Works

Some visitors to the blog have asked me why flower food keeps cut flowers fresher longer. This answer comes from Annie Bond, author of the book “Better Basics for the Home” (see link below): The little packet of flower food are bactericides that kill the bacteria, yeasts, and fungi. Here are tips of reaching this… Read more »

Flower Food Recipes: How to Make Your own Cut Flower Food

Cut-flower bouquets bought from a flower delivery website or from your local florist will usually have powdered “flower food” to extend the life of your bouquet. But for wildflowers or flowers gathered from your garden, if you don’t have store-bought flower food on hand, you can make your own. Warning: I have NOT tested these… Read more »