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Please tell me what a Spring Bouquet is?

In Canada and the rest of the northern hemisphere, the first day of the spring season was March 20. The last day is June 19. Many people like to order “spring bouquets” not only when spring seems to be around … Continue reading

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Were you at Spruce Meadows this Year?

If you were, did you notice the flowers? I don’t know how you could have missed them! Dutch florist Heleen Valstar brought with her over 40,000 stems of flowers and greens that she needed to create the hundreds of Flower … Continue reading

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Amazon Lilies – The Delightfully Fragrant Wedding Flower

Eucharis grandiflora (pronounced YOU-kar-is gran-di-FLO-ra), commonly known as Amazon lily, Eucharist lily or Madonna lily, forms on a low bulbous plant with broad, glossy green basal leaves & is similar in appearance to the daffodil. The glistening, highly fragrant white … Continue reading

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Not just a Bucket Shop anymore!

Although you can definitely stop in at your local Grower Direct Fresh Cut Flowers shop and pick up some fresh flowers, did you know that they are not just a bucket shop anymore? They may have started that way over … Continue reading

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Will & Kate have gone home, so have their flowers.

There is one thing that’s guaranteed when we have Royal visitors, flowers! With every stop Will & Kate were presented with flowers, lots of flowers. So what happens to them? It’s pretty obvious that they can’t possibly take them home … Continue reading

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GARDENIAS (G. jasminoides) Symbolizes purity and sweetness, and can also indicate secret love and convey joy. Gardenias are among the most fragrant of all flowers with a classic, heavy, sweet scent reminiscent of green apple. Gardenias have one bloom per … Continue reading

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