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…

Edible Flowers to Use at Your Next Dinner Party

No matter the season, you can find colourful and fragrant flowers to use as a centrepiece for your table. If you love the blooms of spring, daisies and sunflowers make your table brighter and more inviting. If you prefer a more demure look, roses in a deep red colour are a perfect choice, especially during…

Minimalist Flower Bouquet Ideas for Your Wedding

Now that your wedding date is approaching, you’re likely organizing a lot of aspects of the big day, including the flower arrangement(s) you’re using. If you’re into the minimalist look, accents, such as wedding favours in a neutral or blush colour or a wedding party dressed in black and white, will likely appeal to you….

Autumn Trend Report – 2017

We admit we’ve fallen for Fall. From the leaves changing colours to pumpkin spice everything, it’s hard not to love this time of year! So we’re “harvesting” some of the trendiest ideas for this season and passing them on to our readers! Colour Palette: Subtle touches of burgundy reds and golds, saffron yellows, burnt oranges,…

All About Orchid’s

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh The beauty of an Orchid is undeniable. From their exotic shapes to the rainbow of colours that bloom in literally every shade, they often catch the eye of any passer-by. And for good reason! These ancient flowers have flourished around the world…