JTV 2011

Flowers should – Arrive Alive!!!

Are you making sure your flowers Arrive Alive? Whether you’re a Professional Florist, or just a Flower buyer… the most valuable way to protect your investment is Arrive Alive! Providing a Hydration Solution and Water Supply for flowers from Bucket to Final Destination is important! Expert Flower Sellers use Arrive Alive to insure their customers … Read J’s Complete Post

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Shelly Monk's Birdnest Bridal Bouquet created at the Flower Market at MD Nursery in Driggs Idaho!

“Birdnest” Bridal Bouquet!

This week’s Guest blog is from Shelley Monk, from the Flower Market at the MD Nursery in Driggs Idaho. Last year at Roses & More in Boise Idaho… you showed me how to make a willow bird nest. (out of twig wire and curly willow) Here are some pictures of the bouquet I created for … Read J’s Complete Post

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"Warty" or Green Pumpkins are popular Heirloom Varieties showing up all across the USA!

Revisit the Pumpkin…

It’s Fall… and my favorite time of year!! And I love Pumpkins… It’s amazing to see the variety of American Grown Heirloom Pumpkins that are flooding the market… So Many different types… “warty” Pumpkins… “Cinderella pumpkins….” Different shades and hues… Greens, Whites, variegated… Pumpkins are so much more than Jack-o-lanterns… gosh when I was a … Read J’s Complete Post

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Homecoming Flowers for Today!

It’s Homecoming weekend in Comstock Park… my hometown (actually part of Grand Rapids MI)… and my niece and her friend are going to the dance tonight… It provides me with a fun opportunity to create a couple of flowers for my (*gorgeous) niece and her friend… and it allows me some creativity as well. We … Read J’s Complete Post

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Debra and J in the Stock Fields at Ocean View Flowers during the NorCal 2014 Event!

Mash up… “Slow Flowers” and “Fun with Flowers”

This week’s guest blog is a Podcast by my friend Debra Prinzing. Debra is the author of “Slow Flowers” and “the 50 Mile Bouquet”… recently Debra asked me to be a guest on her podcast… and we had a ball… So Grab a cup of coffee… and enjoy as “Slow Flowers” meets “Fun with Flowers … Read J’s Complete Post

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How to arrange flowers- Sympathy Set Pieces and “Simply Sympathy” solutions from Alpha Fern Company

The Solution for Outstanding Sympathy Tributes!

It’s rare that I run across a pre-made flower item… that is Truly Brilliant! And it’s just as rare to have that product exemplify Outstanding Quality, Creativity while still allowing you to Save precious Time and Labor! I love Set Pieces… nothing stands out more at a Celebration of Life ceremony or Tribute! A flower … Read J’s Complete Post

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