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Greens – A Florist’s Staple

Greens are a necessity for every florist! Greenery is available in all shades of green, sizes and textures. They are fillers that add colour, contrast and character to designs. Brightly coloured flowers come alive in floral arrangements against the green … Continue reading

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Christmas Greens

T’is the season for Christmas themed arrangements! The main difference between Christmas arrangements and “regular” ones are the greens that are used. Here is a list of great Christmas greens for all you DIY’ers out there. Alpine Huck – has … Continue reading

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Do You Hear the Bells?

Bells of Ireland or Shell Flower, has unusual pale green to emerald green, funnel-shaped “bells” along green stems.  Bells of Ireland are noted for its tall spikes of light-green, bell-shaped calyxes (outer petals) that cup dainty, fragrant, pale-pink or white … Continue reading

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Mistletoe = Lip Balm

If you are a witch – think twice before you pucker up after reading the history of  mistletoe! Mistletoe has long been associated with Christmas and kissing. Kissing under the mistletoe was first found associated with the Greek festival of … Continue reading

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