Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Celebrate Friendship Day This August!


Sunday August 2nd, 2015, marks the official 90th Annual Friendship Day! This widely celebrated day is dedicated to honouring and encouraging the incredible friends in your life.     The very first official Friendship Day was held in North America in 1935. The … Continue reading

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Tree of a Different Kind


    An American artist has found roots in his agricultural upbringing. Award-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken has created a tree that bears 40 different types of fruit. Through a process called grafting, the artist … Continue reading

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Art in Bloom Took Over Edmonton! 2015


  Edmonton hosted the first annual Art in Bloom Festival earlier this month. The four day festival featured five art galleries and five flower shops collaborating in a fun and unique event.     Five talented flower shops teamed up with … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Tips on Ordering Flowers!


Mother’s Day is one of THE busiest periods throughout the entire year for florists! They always understand just how important it is to all of their customers, and of course, Moms. After all, when you send flowers to mom, your sending more than … Continue reading

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Inspirational Flower Quotes


Fresh flowers, with their mesmerizing beauty and intoxicating fragrances, have captured the hearts of many people. More importantly, flowers have the ability to make things better, especially when life gets to be too much. It can cheer up the lonely, … Continue reading

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Saturday April 25th is Sense of Smell Day!


Happy Sense of Smell Day! Today, everyone is globally celebrating our ability to smell, and all the wonderful affects of scent. Flowers offer some of the most desirable and enjoyable scents on the planet. A day to build awareness of … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!


   Celebrate and protect our natural environment by taking part in Earth Day, Wednesday April 22, 2015. Join with community groups to explore environmental and ecological issues on local and international scales, and work towards making a difference to our … Continue reading

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Administrative Professionals Day 2015


Organizations across the globe heavily rely on their support staff to keep the ship sailing smoothly. Without dedicated, reliable, hardworking employees, many companies would quickly run aground in a massive shipwreck. The very first Administrative Professionals Day was held in … Continue reading

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Floating Flower Oasis


  The Museum of Experimental Science and Innovation in Tokyo is currently featuring an interactive flower installation, called Floating Flower Garden. A simple white space has been turned into a flower oasis; over 2,300 colourful and fragrant orchids, with their full … Continue reading

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5 Deceptively Dangerous House Plants


Peace Lily This beautiful and popular plant boasts simple yet pretty white flowers that look like, but are not acutally calla lilies. The internal workings of the Peace Lily contain a chemical called calcium oxalate, which is a well known … Continue reading

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