How-To: Dried Petal Wreathes

March 31, 2010 Claire Lee, Craft

You don’t have to throw cut flowers away after they have passed prime. In the spirit of upcrafting, San Francisco crafter Claire Lee shows you how to get the most out of your flowers by making gorgeous petal ornaments or miniature wreathes.

Honor National Doctor Day With Carnations, And Treat Yourself To Exercise

Tomorrow is National Doctors’ Day. A tradition dating back to 1933, people
originally observed National Doctors’ Day by mailing greeting cards to
physicians and placing flowers on the graves of deceased doctors.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Promoting Flower Power Outdoors

March 30, 2010 BJ's Wholesale Club

Start planting with BJ’s vast selection of spring flowers, with Living Home Bulbs in dahlias, lilies, cannas and much more for $11.99. A mixture of perennials and annuals are in-clubs soon to also help create an eye-catching garden display from zonal geraniums and wave petunias to peonies and coreopsis, all in a variety of sizes.

Florverde Launches Its

March 30, 2010 Asocolflores

The Florverde certification program, with over 170 participating flower farms,
launched its Sustainable Flowers campaign in conjunction with the United
Nation’s declaration marking 2010 as the International Year of Biological
Diversity and the celebration of the diversity of life on the planet and
joining in the fight against the loss of biodiversity around the world.

Add Some Garden Zing With The New ‘Zest’

March 30, 2010 Floragem

The past few years gardeners all over the
country have been adding a colorful zing to their gardens with petunia Lemon
Zest. Now there is a new flavor to try – Orange! Petunia Orange Zest has the
same great garden performance as the best selling original Lemon Zest but with
juicy orange blooms.