Flower spotlight: spider mums

Spider mums add such a fun and festive element to any arrangement! These hardy blooms are part of the daisy family along with marigolds and zinnias. They are available year round for florists in a cut flower.  Outdoor they are late bloomers in your flower beds, which is why you see more of their beautiful buds during the fall season. Spider mums are hardy perennials with thick round stalks topped with long, narrow petals.

Decorating cakes with flowers

What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word cake? Probably something like icing, dessert, sugar, yum, birthdays, or weddings. But what about flowers? 

Flower spotlight: misty, a versatile filler flower

Have you ever watched a movie and intentionally focused on the people in the background instead of the main actors during a major scene? It is so fascinating to see their expressions and reactions that most people never really notice. But think about how different those scenes would look without those extras to complete it? 

Tips for ordering the perfect flowers

Ordering flowers might seem like a simple task, but there are hundreds of details involved. If it’s your first time ordering flowers or you are ordering for a special person and want to get it right, follow these tips. 

Flower spotlight: gerbera daisies

Originating in South America, Africa, and Asia, gerbera daisies are known for their bold, bright colors like a box of crayons. Also known as the African daisy, these popular blooms are actually composed of hundreds of tiny flowers called the capitulum.


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