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Garden’s America… For Tillandsia and Succulents!

If you’ve ever had the chance to meet Colleen Taber… owner of Garden’s America… you’ve met a very special flower lady! Colleen is one of those special people whose Passion for Flowers became her Job… and thus we all benefit!

For decades… after my family got out of the Chrysanthemum business… we had a standing

Flower Advice for Guys- Flowers 101

Flower Advice for Guys this Valentine’s Day!

Here’s a bit of friendly flower advice for guys this Valentine’s Day! The AWESOME Boyfriend or Husband is prepared for Valentine’s day…

Card- signed with a sweet personal note
Candy- Something sweet, refined and delicate
Flowers- Freshest Quality and Favorite Color!

Doesn’t seem to difficult… but guys can sometimes fumble when it

Call a Local Florist… Not a Corporation!

A wonderful friend of mine just celebrated her birthday… Her Mom sent her an arrangement of Calla Lilies… she called Popular Wire Service Corporation… and placed her order….

The Flowers were sent in a box…(not an arrangement)  from a fulfillment house in Georgia to Michigan… and arrived a day late… you see the results above…


Let’s Get together in Dallas…

The Dallas Market is right around the corner… and Dallas is your BEST Place to find the Newest Trends, Hottest Colors, Innovative Products and of course… Christmas!

Christmas HQ premieres in January… after all… if you in the Christmas Business… Dallas is your Christmas Headquarters…

My “J Lounge” is in a NEW Location… On the 2nd

What’s your Christmas Name???

We love having a little Fun at the Holidays… What’s your Christmas Name???

By |December 18th, 2013|Christmas Flowers|0 Comments

Holiday Flower Projects…

The uBloom Video Archive is full of great projects for the Holidays… whether you’re looking for projects to spruce up your house…

Or Looking for Fun Christmas projects to do with your kids for the holiday…

Or maybe you want to knock everyone’s socks off with Incredible Christmas Packages…

J Loves Christmas and he’s always on the

“Fun with Flowers” Book Premiere… January 2014

I’m so Happy to announce my first book… “Fun with Flowers- a Guide to selecting, arranging and enjoying beautiful flowers”… is being published this January!

It’s been a wonderful experience and special thanks to my wonderful flower friend Debra Prinzing (author of Slow Flowers and The 50 Mile Bouquet)… for giving me a ‘gentle push’

Independent Professional Florist Website Images…. Available NOW!!!

uBloom is offering 2 sets of Independent Professional Florist Website Images…

Each Set contains 25-30 Images of Flower Arrangements… shot on White backgrounds… and created from Flowers and Foliage in Containers that are readily available at any Wholesale Florist!

Each Set includes Recipes (with suggested Retail Pricing)… you are able to set your own Price and

A Blue Sports Coat…and American Grown Carnation!

During our recent Trip to Burlington VT for a series of Flower Power Classes for Green Mountain Floral Supply… Kelly and I took the opportunity to ‘end our 18 engagement’… by “tying the knot” in the Great State of Vermont!

It took a lot of people by surprise…(not because we were getting married… after all

By |November 16th, 2013|The Flower Stand - J's Blog|2 Comments