Add hosta leaves to your Arrangement

Hosta Leaves- perfect for arranging!

I have a great variety of Hosta Leaves throughout my landscaping… There are Green ones, both LIME and Dark… and unique variegated varieties- even some that are blue… and I’m planting a “GHOST” Hosta that claims to be all white…(needs lots of shade). The reason I love Hostas… is their easy care, and the leaves … Read J’s Complete Post

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Do Flowers dream of being arranged?

Do you dream of arranging flowers?

As Flower Artists… sometimes our passion can enter our dreams! I hope you’re aware of Dr. Haviland Jones studies about the positive effects of flowers… Learn more about those studies here! Flowers have a positive effect on us … and even more enlightening is the fact that our bodies actually secrete an endorphin that lowers … Read J’s Complete Post

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Calena Major Orchids

Flying Duck Orchids- Oh My!

Mother Nature is so incredible… and this also proves that she has an incredible sense of humor… May I present the “Flying Duck Orchids”… or Calena Major These orchids are Native of the Philippines… The Flying Duck Orchids are ‘carnivorous’… meaning they attract bugs that fall into the inner chamber of the orchid to be … Read J’s Complete Post

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My sister creates the best terrariums- miniature worlds with stairs, multi-levels and plants!

Terrariums- Shrink yourself down!

I’ve always loved Terrariums…from the time I was a little kid and we sold them in our store… I would love watching my sister make them… My sister Cindy… makes the best terrariums… we have a video on uBloom where I visited her and she shares some her secrets… Watch Cindy make Terrariums in this … Read J’s Complete Post

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Dragon Float Wins Corso Zundert!

Dahlia Days- At Corso Zundert!

The Annual Corso Zundert… an iconic parade in the Netherlands featuring the main export of the country: Flowers! Over 20 teams compete to create extravagant floats created of Flowers – Mostly Dahlias! Since Dahlias need to bloom… and the tubors are then dug and sold following the blooms… this tradition evolved from the ‘deadheading’ of … Read J’s Complete Post

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2012 Dior Event uses 1M Flowers!

A Million Flowers- Haute Couture -HOW TO Video!

A Million Flowers….Literally…were used to create the backdrop for this Haute Couture event for Dior in 2012… (Notice the gentleman’s shoes that match this room… in the photo- NICE!) The flowers were used to decorate the venue event… and picture is the Blue Delphinium room… just one of many for this Color Blocked Haute Couture … Read J’s Complete Post

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