Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween Pumpkin Arrangements

Pumpkins are far too wonderful to use just for Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns. Pumpkins make wonderful containers for flower arrangements, and in my home you will find pumpkins and pumpkin arrangements throughout the harvest season. They are easy to make. Just cut … Continue reading

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Halloween Flowers

While the observance of Halloween dates back to ancient Celtic rituals; it is today a holiday for children and the young at heart. Although not celebrated throughout the world, it is one of the world’s fastest growing holidays. In North … Continue reading

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October Weddings

Far more brides are choosing October for their nuptials. It is predicted that in 2009, October will be the biggest wedding month. This is certainly no surprise to a flower lover. The explosion of colorful blooms, the natural beauty of … Continue reading

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A Time for Gathering

It is the time for long walks in the mountains and leisurely strolls though the park gathering treasures of the season. Pine cones, seed pods, mossy branches, mushrooms and colorful leaves abound. Just like the child that fills their pockets … Continue reading

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Zinnias that Zing

Zinnias are one of my favorite garden flowers. As a child, I would help my dad plant a zinnia garden alongside the house. We created a riotous explosion of color – red, yellow, orange, chartreuse, and pink – every color … Continue reading

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Pavé Design

Looking for a new idea for your autumn centerpiece? This creative approach to floral design creates a luxurious tapestry of color and texture that begs you to touch. Yes, it is ok to touch the flowers. Go ahead! You can … Continue reading

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