Luxury Rewards August Lily Promotion

Attention all Calyx Flowers Luxury Rewards members! Our August Summertime Lilies Promotion is running now through Friday, August 27. Enjoy a special savings of $30 OFF fresh Summertime Lilies with a perfectly coordinating pastel vase. Lily bouquets are simply wonderful flowers to send for any occasion – birthdays, anniversary, get well or just because. Hurry! Quantities are limited. Did you… Read more »

Making the Best Impression with Flowers

Calyx Flowers began as a small idea of a flower company in 1988. Our founder, Ruth Owades was a true visionary as she developed the concept of sending fresh flowers direct from the fields in a box via FedEx. It had never been done before direct to a customer and it shook up the floral industry to… Read more »

Hiking in the Hinesburg Town Forest

Last week Sharon & her fellow hikers had a fun adventure, covering 6 miles, in the Hinesburg Town Forest. Let’s see what she has to say about one of the best trail systems in Vermont. We started out on a wide trail, climbing steadily for about 3/4 of a mile. Then we veered onto a narrow woods path that… Read more »

The Beautiful Blues in Delphinium & Lilies

Thus the combination of the casually unique delphinium surrounded by the pure white blossoms of Asiatic lilies makes for a perfect bouquet, perfect to give on any occasion. I hope you’ll enjoy this bouquet in the near future like many of the Calyx Flowers flower lovers. Have a wonderful day!

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 HolidayInsights.com… 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 »

How a Rose Got Its Name

One of the highlights at this year’s Floriculture Expo was the 2010 Rose Naming Ceremony that took place for the first time in the United States on center stage Thursday afternoon.  A crowd of industry professionals gathered to witness the introduction of this new rose variety and its new name of course. Much to the… Read more »

Love, Peace & Daisies

One of the fun summer business trips I look forward to each year is the annual “Super Floral Show”, now known under the somewhat more formal name of “International Floriculture Expo“. It’s a showcase of cut flowers and plants, growers, equipment, giftwares and more, along with a stellar education program offered to attendees. Last week… Read more »

Checking Out Colchester Causeway

Colchester Causeway provided a great outing for six of our employee/dedicated walkers last week. Our narrator/walk coordinator, Sharon gives a wonderful recap of their experience. Read on! The causeway juts 2.5 miles out into Lake Champlain, allowing for ample views of the Adirondacks, the Green Mountains, and several islands. It was hazy yet we could still see the outlines… Read more »