Lavender, the essence of summer

Posted by eFlorist on 07/11/16 08:01

 

Like an impressionism painting, lavender fields bloom from June to early September in most gardens. Unique landscape not to be missed, blooming lavender fields look stunning and smell fantastic, among the most amazing ones are the Must-Sees lavender fields in Provence, South of France. This blue and gold flower has been used for ages to make soap, cosmetics, aromatherapy and in cooking, but lavender does so much more than just that!

 

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Flower fragrance & scents, their benefits in our environment

Posted by eFlorist on 31/10/16 08:00

Looking at a flower is a happiness source. But flowers and blooming plants have other great benefits in our environment. With the exception of vision, no sense is as closely tied to memory as the sense of smell. Thus smelling floral scents has the extraordinary power to put us in a good mood and feel less anxious. How is that possible and which flowers?

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Autumn flowers, a sunshine when light goes down

Posted by eFlorist on 24/10/16 08:00

Summer will soon officially drawing to an end. Even if Indian Summer is particularly nice this year, autumn is around the corner. We are lucky to have so many late summer and early autumn flowers to brighten up our days, home, office and garden. Enjoy them now before the first frosts and celebrate autumn!

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Plant care during your holidays

Posted by eFlorist on 17/10/16 10:00

You've worked hard and you deserve your holiday! Everything is ready for the big trip, sunglasses and sun protection cream in your bag. You planned for everything, but maybe not your plants. No way to take them with you! Unless you give them to someone or you have a nice neighbor who generously offered to watering them in your absence or use a garden maintenance company, here are some tips and tricks to find them in very good health when you come back:

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Recipe: Ice cubes with flowers and fruits

Posted by eFlorist on 10/10/16 10:21

Summer is all around and you are looking for not just any refreshment, but a stylish, creative and beautiful one?  Then we have the perfect recipe for you to surprise your friends or family on a warm summer evening. And what better than one that contains flowers! Now you might wonder, how can flowers be refreshing? Well, all you need is some water, a freezer and a little bit of patience to let your flowers turn into little icy eye catchers that will make even a simple soda water a true sensation. Let`s get started!

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Dyeing Your Flowers

Posted by eFlorist on 03/10/16 16:04



Flowers come in many beautiful colours; from the clean and crisp whites to vivid purples to rich, romantic reds. While you can buy bouquets of pretty much any colour that takes your fancy, it can be fun to create this at home.  Why not match your Mum’s flowers perfectly to her kitchen? Pick the colour of your girlfriends based on her favourite dress that she wore on that date? Select the school colours as you congratulate your grandson or daughter on their exam results?

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Arrangement Care - get The Most Out Of Your Arrangements

Posted by eFlorist on 09/08/16 14:23

Unlike bouquets, an arrangement of flowers are put in floral foam which has been previously impregnated with water. Our expert florists are sharing some tips and best practices so you can enjoy them longer.

Arrangement or bouquet?

In both cases, your florists is using cut flowers that need individual care. But as opposed to bouquet, an arrangement is done in a specific support, the floral foam. This foam can be placed in a vase, in a pot, in a container, glass or used alone and covered with leaves for example. Unlike for a bouquet, an arrangement is not put directly in water. But your flowers will still need some water!

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Topics: Arrangement Care

Plant Care - Perfect Tips To Make Your Plants Last That Little Extra

Posted by eFlorist on 05/08/16 11:00


Ever green, blooming or aromatic, plants have lots of benefits among them the capacity to reduce stress and create a feeling of well-being. But when do I water them? Which quantity? Fertilizer yes or no? Why are leaves turning yellow? Getting green fingers has never been so easy, discover our tips here that our expert florists are happy to share with you. 

Blooming plants

Without going into too much detail for each type or variety of blooming plant, here are general principles suitable for most of indoor flowering pots. Unlike cut flowers, blooming plants last longer and can be a good substitute if you don’t have the chance to get a beautiful bouquet of flowers every week.

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Topics: Plant Care

Flower Care - Make Your Bouquets Last Longer

Posted by eFlorist on 02/08/16 14:00

Florist tips/secrets - our experts are sharing with you the best practices and tips to enjoy your flowers even longer.

 Either tied, round or long stem, bouquets are one of the most popular gift. It represents about ⅔ of all floral creations in the UK. A bouquet is made with several cut flowers, greenery and may contain some accessories such as a ribbon, pearls and themed add-ons. Re-cutting the stem the right way is vital to enjoy them longer, but how and with which tool really matters! If you like flowers like we do, the following care tips are very important to keep them beautiful for as long as possible.  

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Topics: Plant Care

Orchid Care Tips - Bring Out The Most In Your Orchids

Posted by eFlorist on 27/07/16 12:30

Very trendy, elegant and smart, the orchid is one of the favourite tropical plants. Like in its natural environment, the orchid needs specific living conditions and specific care. Our expert florists have shared some tips with you so you can enjoy this eye-catching plant even longer.

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Topics: Orchid Care Tips