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Not too early for Christmas

It's been a warm November but not too early to plan for Christmas. Do come in and browse around for ideas.  We do sumptuous gourmet baskets perfect for corporate gift giving or for friends and family. They're filled with delectable imported chocolates, biscuits, rich cookies, chocolate covered fruits or nuts...  We also have the traditional red poinsettias in our store but be sure to order ahead if you are interested in other colours.  Now is the time to have ...

Posted On: 13/11/2011

Happy Thanksgiving

It's that time of year to give thanks.  October is here already and the leaves are changing colour.  Why not think about giving a nice Thanksgiving bouquet or centrepiece to complete your Thanksgiving table?  We have wicker conucopias filled with attractive fall flowers, asiatic lillies, rich roses, real or artificial fruits or vegetables.  We also have keepsakes arrangements using ceramic pumpkins etc. Happy Thanksgiving. ...

Posted On: 02/10/2011

Cherry Brandy roses and more

Sept 1, 2011 In a few days, school will start and summer will be behind us.  Don't despair, we have some amazing roses to cheer you up. We have a huge rose called Cherry Brandy (yes, it does remind one of the colour of brandy) or a vibrant yellow rose called Tara.  We have a fuschia coloured rose called Hot Princess or Topaz which looks fabulous paired with lime green fuji spider mum or hydrangea and/or lime green/lemony yellow Limbo rose.  Come in and we'll introdu...

Posted On: 01/09/2011

Garden roses

August 1, 2011 Everyone LOVES the "garden" look despite the fact that true garden flowers do not last as long in a vase as cut flowers bred and grown for florists' use. This is especially true of roses.  Garden roses have multi petals which open very fully and have a strong, heady perfume which most florist grade roses lack although we do carry exclusive cut garden roses too (which have to be preordered)  Another alternative to creating t...

Posted On: 31/07/2011

First Official Blog

May 9, 2011 This will be our first official blog on this website. Let me introduce our store mascot – Spencer – he is a Westie – a west highland whte terrier  who thinks he owns the store and all the customers.  The owner has always had Westies, the first one was Graeme who drew in a lot of our customers. The second was Issey, a girl Westie who did her share to earn her keep.   Spencer who is only 2  years old has very big shoes to fill. W...

Posted On: 13/06/2011