How to Decorate for a Dinner Party

Whether you’re having a few friends over and want to make the occasion extra special by adding a few decorative elements, or you’re celebrating an event in your home and are presenting your guests with a delicious multi-course dinner, you’ll want to make sure your home looks its best. Flowers are one of the best…

July Wedding Trends

If you’re tying the knot this summer or helping to decorate for a friend or loved one’s wedding, there are a few July wedding trends you may want to keep in mind. July offers a myriad of bright and beautiful flowers that thrive in summer. Purchasing the décor you need at Karen’s Flower Shop allows…

Tips and Tricks for Cutting Hydrangea

Hydrangeas are some of the most beautiful flowers to choose for centrepieces and bouquets. The flowers are also a great way to show someone how much you care and can be used to show your gratitude or as a symbol of grace and prosperity in your life. The colour of the hydrangea is also significant…

Peonies: Picking the Prettiest Blooms for Your Floral Arrangement

Peonies are beautiful flowers that have long been symbols of female fertility, which makes a bouquet of peonies a perfect floral gift for a friend or loved one who is expecting a child or has just had a baby. The flowers are also a sign of peace, which means that getting a large peony arrangement…

New Look At 53

A new logo can be exciting and a lot of work. Just like managing a flower shop. When we turned the big 5-0 it was such an honor that very few businesses achieve. Reaching this great milestone took a whole lot of hard work every single day. I am so proud to work along with family…

Spring Gardening Tips

Now that spring is here, you likely notice a change in your garden.  The weather is much warmer than winter and fall but isn’t quite as warm as summer, which could be the perfect reason to spend more time outdoors making your garden one of a kind. Blooms you planted in the previous season are…

Pet-Friendly Plants

If you love having plants in your home or have decided to create a garden, you are likely aware that some plants could have an adverse effect on the air in the home (especially if you have certain allergies!), while some make your indoor air cleaner. If you’ve just welcomed a pet into your home…

Plants that Clean Indoor Air

Plants serve several ornamental and practical purposes, and you can choose the plants you want to adorn your home or garden based on your personal tastes. There are also plants that are particularly beneficial to our health since these are plants that clean the indoor air and make it healthier for your entire family. This…

Flowers to Include in a Mother’s Day Bouquet

Mother’s Day is coming up soon, and flowers are one of the best gifts to give your mom if she’s a fan of flowers. Adding a bouquet as an accent to your gift also makes for a beautiful and colourful presentation. There are several flowers that have special significance when it comes to the bond…

How To Keep Cut Flowers Fresh

It happened! You received a beautiful bouquet of flowers arranged by Karen’s Flower Shop. They look gorgeous, smell divine, and were given by someone who cares – making them all the more special! Now, because of this, you want to enjoy them for as long as possible…but how? It’s easy, and will take minimal work…