Top 10 Bouquets for Mom

Picking out the perfect bouquet for the woman who brought you into the world can be daunting – so let us help!  Below are the 10 top bouquets for Mom that she’s guaranteed to love. Check them out at Calyx Anniversary Bouquet Mother’s Day Favorites Bouquet Springtime Tulips Hatbox Bouquet Grand Garden Bouquet Bal… Read more »

The Blossoming Home

Happy Spring! I can’t begin to tell you how truly happy I am now that both daylight savings time and Spring have arrived. Here in Florida I’ve experienced the coldest winter on record in nearly three decades! Now we get the chance to see Mother Nature awaken and bring about a season alive with flowers… 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 »