Scabiosa Pods - are the remnants of the scabiosa flower.

Scabiosa Pods- Another Texture Element!

Here’s another great textural element – from our Friends at Ocean View Flowers. Scabiosa Pods… (Also Known As “Stilletta” or “Stigmata” Pods)… These pods are the remnants of the Scabiosa Flower- popular because of their texture and ability to dry well… they are another great offering for autumn arrangements, events or settings… We visited Ocean … Read J’s Complete Post

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Green Eye rose adds texture

Texture- popularity continues to grow!

The popularity of Texture continues to grow…we all love color… and for decades color has reigned supreme – as the #1 driving force – especially when it comes to flowers… We look for the perfect color- to match, coordinate, contrast or combine… to give our arrangement, event or setting the perfect coloration… but several years … Read J’s Complete Post

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2 Books for $30

Any 2 Books for $30- Limited Offer at uBloom!

Do you love flowers? Or are you looking for a gift for someone that loves flowers? I’ve got  the perfect solution…  For a limited time… we’re offering a very special book deal at – Any TWO Books for $30…(+ S&H)… My First Award winning book… Fun with Flowers- (We won the LIVING NOW Book … Read J’s Complete Post

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Better Hydrangeas- from GroFlowers

Amazing Hydrangeas from GroFlowers! WOW!

I had the delightful opportunity to meet Jaime Ruiz during my visit to Bogota Colombia a year ago for the ProFlora flower show. We got to see his wide variety of hydrangeas up close and personal in Bogota. This week on Fun with Flowers and J… I got the chance to work with them… and … Read J’s Complete Post

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Day of the Dead- Rose!

Day of Dead- Flowers!

This authentic dried rose is a fitting tribute to The Day of the Dead… Dia de los Muertos begins on November 1 and ends on November 2… this holiday is celebrated throughout Mexico… and throughout the world.. It’s celebrated with Skulls… so the Natural “Skull Rose” is quite appropriate… but what is also interesting is … Read J’s Complete Post

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My Grandpa used to keep alligators in the greenhouse when I was a kid!

Alligators in the Greenhouse- TRUE Story!

It was amazing growing up in a 4th Generation Family Flower Business…. not only did we have a flower shop but we acres of greenhouses… and they were pretty cool. These were not greenhouses like you see today… they were shorter because they were built into the ground to advantage the warmth of the earth … Read J’s Complete Post

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