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Spring

We are all looking forward to SPRING after such a brutally cold winter.   A reminder that March 8 2014 is International Women's Day and we will have lots of Spring flowers - freesias, tulips ... on hand to celebrate Women's Day and to welcome Spring in a few weeks' time. Please note: we have decided to open only 6 days a week beginning March 1st so Sunday will now be our day of rest.  ...

Posted On: 26/02/2014

Art surrounded by plants

A  reminder that we are displaying original works of art by noted printmaker/painter - Ortansa Moraru. You can see some of her art displayed amongst the tropical plants in the store. Do come in and have a look at our store - rearranged! ...

Posted On: 15/10/2013

Thanksgiving and art

Thanksgiving is just a week away.  The leaves are turning colour, the air is crisp and Halloween decorations are already up in some neighbourhoods!  Change is in the air. We have some exciting news to tell everyone - we are showcasing some original works of art by a noted printmaker/artist - Ortansa Moraru.  We also have a new look to the store.  We encourage you to come and drop by to see the new changes. ...

Posted On: 04/10/2013

August flowers

A few examples of the beautiful flowers in August. Magnificent gladioli - vibrant and regal   ...

Posted On: 01/08/2013

Happy Spring

First day of Spring although you wouldn't know it from the gray skies and white stuff on the ground. I was at the pet store yesterday (so Spencer - the wee Westie - can pick up his favourite treats!) and saw organic wheat grass for dogs and cats.  Reminded me of Spring and Easter ...Easter eggs nestled amongst fresh green wheat grass ...  A reminder - Easter lilies will be arriving in the store this week so do come in and pick one up. Do you know Easter lilies have a won...

Posted On: 20/03/2013

Friday March 8th - International Women's Day

A reminder to everyone - Friday March 8th is International Women's Day - "an accasion for men to express their love for women in a way somewhat similar to a mixture of Mother's Day and St. Valentine's Day"  It's a celebration of women's achievements and a time to honour and remember all the women in our lives. As a token of your love and appreciation, we have bouquets of colourful tulips, fragrant  freesias and hyacinths .. and many more spring flow...

Posted On: 04/03/2013

No we have no cacti today

A customer called asking about a particular type of cactus.  No, We do not carry cacti anymore.  We did many years ago until a child SAT on our tray of little cacti and had to be taken to the doctor to have the needles taken out.  That is not to mention how many times we have been poked and scratched ourselves. There used to be a shop carrying a wide selection of cacti but they're closed now.  We just discovered there is a cactus plant which can withstand our severe wi...

Posted On: 09/09/2012

We don't want to gloat but ...

    Just wanted to share some comments we've received from customers after their orders were filled. It is always nice to have customers taking the time to compliment us:   Thank you Cynthia and our little guy really liked the teddy bear and it is heart warming to see his smile ...   Thanks for always preparing beautiful and thoughtful arrangements !  ...continue the rewards of warming peoples' hearts.. Thank you - you did a beau...

Posted On: 30/07/2012

Summer

Below are some pictures of bouquets we are arranging for these HOT days of summer.  ENJOY   ...

Posted On: 17/06/2012

Mother's Day

Sunday May 13th is Mother's Day!  With it, the promise of long lazy days of summer, beginning with Victoria Day, July 1st etc ... Be sure to order early so  she/he can enjoy the flowers earlier.  As usual, we have a wonderful assortment of flowers and our presentation is simply out of this world. We always wrap our bouquets with cello, coloured tissue and elegant ribbons.  (we also ensure they will last long so we insert the stems either in water tubes or oasis so...

Posted On: 28/04/2012

Easter and Passover

This year, Easter and Passover falls on the same weekend. Passover will be on Good Friday, April 6th and we will be open 12-5 for your pick ups and deliveries. Let us help you celebrate the resurrection of Christ or the freedom of Jews from slavery in ancient Egypt. What flowers are appropriate? -  spring flowers like tulips, freesias, irises, hyacinths, hydrangeas, lilies... Let us help you choose the perfect bouquet for your celebration.  ...

Posted On: 28/03/2012

Christmas in one week

Christmas Day is only 5 days away!  There is still time to order that special centerpiece as a gift or for your dinner table. We'll be open till 4 on Christmas Eve and then reopen again on Tuesday - the 27th. Our little boxwood trees are a popular item and do drop in to see our gorgeous gourmet baskets. We still have beautiful red, white and marbled poinsettias so hurry in and pick one up as a last minute gift or for your home!       ...

Posted On: 19/12/2011