Meet a Member of the Calyx Flowers Team!

Hi Flower Lovers, Today we thought we’d introduce you to a member of our esteemed Calyx Flowers’ team – his name is Brian Goodhue and he is our resident marketing whiz. Not only is Brian our number one numbers guy, he has quite a green thumb – two actually. As you can see, he has… Read more »

Happy Summer! What we love…

Well, Flower Lovers, it’s officially Summer! Here in Vermont, it seemed like a long road to get to the season of beach days and cookouts but it’s finally here. We have the windows open and the sweet smells of the gardens wafting into our office – something in the air definitely changed and it is… Read more »

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 »

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 CalyxFlowers.com Calyx Anniversary Bouquet Mother’s Day Favorites Bouquet Springtime Tulips Hatbox Bouquet Grand Garden Bouquet Bal… Read more »

Happy May Day!

Although you might not stroll down the street wishing passerby’s a happy May Day, today is indeed a very interesting holiday! Beginning in pre-Christian eras, May 1st was acknowledged as the first day of Summer while Feburary 1st was the first day of Spring. In pagan tradition, the day was spent doing a dance around the May pole and crowning a ‘Queen of… Read more »

Happy Earth Day!

Some pretty terrifying things have happened this past week which can make seeing the beauty in things difficult. However, we at Calyx Flowers believe in paying it forward – be kind and see kindness come back to you. The planet is full of wonderful people and natural beauty so let’s take today to notice that.… Read more »

Emerald Orchids

Don’t let your Irish pride end with the flag outside your home, show it with the beautiful Emerald Orchid Bouquet from Calyx Flowers. The color is enhanced but there is nothing fake about the beauty of these gems. Looking like a bouquet of shamrocks but holding tight to the majesty of orchids, the emerald bundle will no doubt… 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!

Calyx Flowers is getting ready for Christmas

Most people do not begin to think about Christmas until Halloween has passed us by but that’s not the case here at Calyx Flowers. We’re always thinking about gifts and we’re always thinking about flowers and now we’re thinking about Christmas and the holiday gift season too. This past week we had our holiday photoshoot… 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 »

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 »

Calyx Flowers & Social Media

Hello Social Media, Hello New Conversations – It’s time for Facebook and Twitter and The Flower Lover’s Blog to become part of our company’s core. It’s funny to reflect on the journey that has brought Calyx to the year 2010. Way back in 1988, the company was founded as the very first to ship flowers… Read more »