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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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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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Grower Direct Fun & Freebies!


I wanted to do a quick post about our Sponsor: Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers. If you’re in Canada it’s a name you’re familiar with but did you know about the contests and freebies from Grower Direct? Yes, not only … Continue reading

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Not just a Bucket Shop anymore!


Although you can definitely stop in at your local Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers shop and pick up some fresh flowers, did you know that they are not just a bucket shop anymore? They may have started that way over … Continue reading

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Grower Direct store owner represents Canada!


As the CEO of Grower Direct I am thrilled to be able to announce that one of our franchisee store owners will be representing Canada in the American Flora Art Cup being held this July in Holambra, São Paulo, Brazil. … Continue reading

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Big News, and Big Shoes To Fill


Recently at Grower Direct we were asked to take over the day to day management of FunFlowerFacts. This came as a bit of a surprise as we always felt it was in great hands. However as it was explained to … Continue reading

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The most popular flowers for Mother’s Day


Mother’s Day is almost upon us! Flowers are the most popular gift for mothers, but do you know which flowers are the most purchased for Mother’s Day? Here’s a list of the top ten: 1. Carnations – specifically white carnations … Continue reading

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Where do the flowers come from?


Although I just posted  here a couple of days ago, something occurred last night that got me thinking. While I was speaking with another parent at my son’s hockey game. it came up that I work for a flower retailer … Continue reading

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