Sympathy Flowers – In the Garden of Peace

May 27, 2011

Published In The Edmonton Sun – May 2011 Flowers have long been a tradition of symbolism and sympathy at funerals. For centuries, individuals have usedflowers to express kindness and compassion to the family of the deceased. However, it was not until the release of the popular hymn, “In the Garden,” composed by C. Austin Miles in 1914, that the idea … Read More

The Power of Giving Flowers

May 21, 2011

Published in The Edmonton Sun – May 2011 In the words of Anne Frank, “No one has ever become poor by giving.” In fact, many find that giving produces a multitude of rewards. You may not be showered with monetary riches when you give the gift of flowers, but you will certainly reap a large heaping of joy and a … Read More

The Effects Of Flowers In The Workplace

May 12, 2011

Published in the Edmonton Sun – April 2011 During  Administrative Professionals Week Wednesday is typically the day most bosses, presidents, and CEOs send flowers to express their deep respect and gratitude to the support staff in their office.  Administrative staff in corporate offices, small businesses, and large companies keeps things running behind the scenes with little recognition throughout the year.  Demonstrate your … Read More

Flowers For The Kitchen

April 21, 2011

Published in the Edmonton Sun – April, 2011 There are a lot of new interior kitchen trends today. Open floor plans, creative seating areas and huge islands. The number one new trend is bringing nature into the kitchen and there is no better way to do that than with fresh cut flowers. It doesn’t matter if you have a kitchen that … Read More

The Significance Of Easter Lilies And Other Blooms

April 17, 2011

The Edmonton Sun April 17,2011 Early springtime sunshine often brings with it the glorious fragrance and beauty of nature blossoming upon the world. For centuries, we have associated certain types of flowers with specific meanings and values. We often use flowers as a way to express a particular sentiment of emotion. Easter Lilies and other spring flowers carry with them … Read More

Growers Working Conditions In South America

April 14, 2011

Published in The Edmonton Sun – April, 2011 Quality cut flowers are in high demand, creating a lucrative business for many companies. Beautiful blossoms canbe given for any occasion or even no occasion at all. Many cut flowers are foreign imports from countries such as South America. They are cultivated on flower farms primarily for the purpose of selling to … Read More