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5 Tips for ROMANTIC Valentine’s Day!

uBloom.com’s Top 5 Tips for an AMAZING Romantic Valentine’s Day (Wink! Wink!)

by J Schwanke, The Flower Expert

As a guy – you want this Valentine’s Day to be that “I Love YOU Soooo Much” kind of day right? So, here’s 5 quick tips you should follow when it comes to buying flowers for your Sweetheart!


By |February 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dutch Roots in American Soil!

In 2013… I visited Holland America for the first time… it was during our tours of Flower Farms at the “Fun in Sun” Convention hosted by Cal-flowers!

It was a treat to Meet Benno Dobbe.. the president of Holland America… this Dutch born Flower Farmer- is one Amazing Individual… It doesn’t take long talking to

By |November 16th, 2014|America's Flowers, Flowers, The Flower Stand - J's Blog|0 Comments

Leaf Rose- How to Steps!

Creating an Autumn Leaf Rose is easy to do… and I’ve seen alot of pictures of these great fall “flower” accents… so I decided to sit down and make one… and also add a step by step process so it would be easy for anyone to create these Neat Autumn Leaf Roses!

Here’s the Steps

What’s your Favorite Autumn Color?

Michigan is busting out the Autumn Colors… I snapped these pictures while I was taking “L” for a walk today…

(“L” is our black and tan cocker spaniel… short for “Eleanor”… she likes it better… hehehe)…

The Autumn Color Palette isn’t just limited to Orange, Yellow and Brown… there’s so many interesting variations…

Deep Pinks, Acid Greens,

By |October 13th, 2014|Fall Flowers, The Flower Stand - J's Blog|0 Comments

uBloom 3.0 is just around the corner…

We’ve been busy at uBloom… updating the website… creating a whole new look… that’s easier to navigate, and simply makes it easier for you to Watch your Favorite How to Arrange Videos…

uBloom 3.0 is Cleaner, Simpler and Super user-friendly… here’s a few things that we’re working on…

We’re Re-designing and Highlighting our Wildly Popular Flower

By |October 9th, 2014|The Flower Stand - J's Blog|1 Comment

‘tween Colors!

It’s that Color that lies BETWEEN the other colors… that’s a TWEEN Color… it’s not quite PINK…it’s Not Quite Peach… it’s somewhere in between. We can use these colors to our Advantage… but using them in combination with our Primary Theme Colors to cause Interest, Excitement or Drama.

A Bouquet of All one Color is

My Must Follow Designers- Global Petals Inteview with J!

I was recently invited to do an interview with Michael Lyons from Global Petals…

I love a good interview and Michael and Parth are tearing up the Internet with their ‘must read’ blog posts… they recently created a pretty darned big sensation… when they posted their List of most Influential Flower Designers…  People had a

By |September 2nd, 2014|The Flower Stand - J's Blog|2 Comments

Sign Up for J’s FREE Flower Thoughts!

What better way to keep up on Great Tips, Tricks, and Creative Ideas… than to share a minute with J… Every Monday- Friday!

J will send a Flower Thought to your email address… Each and every day (Monday-Friday)… it’s a great way to start the day and keep up with Everyone’s Favorite Flower Guy and

Spend a “Day with J” in Dallas- Sept 9, 2014!

As Part of the Wedding and Event Market at the Dallas Market Center…  We’re happy to announce a Special Professional Event Educational Event… “A Day with J” … hosted by Dallas Design Supply!

The Event will take place on Tuesday September 9th… at the Seasons Gallery in the International Trade Plaza… (enter through Dallas Design

By |August 10th, 2014|The Flower Stand - J's Blog|0 Comments