Monthly Archives: December 2008

Happy New Year

Happy New Year….. and Happy Springtime. In the “World According to Leanne”, spring officially begins on January 2. New Year’s Day and the Pasadena Rose parade are over. The holiday season has become a collection of memories – hopefully, mostly … Continue reading

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All boxed up and ready to go !

Boxing Day, celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English, including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand is December 26, the day after Christmas. There are many interpretations for the day. One theory dates back to an … Continue reading

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The Floral Emoticon

Remember the mood ring from years past? The simple ring would change colors reflecting your mood alerting your friends to your present state of mind. Would you like an updated version? How about a floral beacon to loudly announce your … Continue reading

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Holiday Candle Primer

‘Tis the season for candlelight – nothing warms the dark winter days like the glowing flame of a candle. Elegantly long tapers, festive votives, and stately pillars all add ambiance to any floral arrangement. With a few helpful tricks and … Continue reading

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Winter Amaryllis

A favorite for winter is the hardy bulb flower, Amaryllis. You can find these at most florists and garden centers. Plant it, keep it watered and enjoy. It is amazing how quickly the lifeless ball sprouts a bit of green, … Continue reading

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English Kissing Ball

The holiday season provides so many opportunities to entertain friends and family. It is a glorious time of year to snuggle inside where it’s cozy and warm. I love all the preparations: decorating the tree, baking cookies and filling the … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Orchids

The tree is decorated and the sparkling lights are hung. Holiday baking fills the house with scrumptious aromas and visits from friends and family have begun. It’s time to add the special touch of fresh flowers throughout the house. Of … Continue reading

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Winter Party Trends

This year’s floral design styles will strongly reflect our need to find an anchor, to protect ourselves from a world full of unknown possibilities and innovations. Trends promise sophistication, rich elegance and drama. White, black and Grey will be the … Continue reading

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The Legend of the German Christmas Nest

According to an old German legend, if you find a bird’s nest in your Christmas tree you and your family will experience health, wealth and happiness in the coming year. Hmmm… This sounds like something we could all use! One … Continue reading

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Flora2000 and FDI join hands…

We at Flora2000 are always looking for ways to provide our customers with more information and knowledge on flowers, flower buying and floral trends. With that goal in mind, Flora2000 is proud to welcome the good folks at Floral Design … Continue reading

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