Discover The Exotic Beauty Of The Protea

Seasonal fall flowers- especially tropical protea- add colour and vivacity to any decor, landscape, or gift. This season, find ways to include protea all around you and discover the beauty of these fascinating blooms. Not only will protea brighten your home for fall and make a gorgeous indoor design for your home or office as…

The Top 7 Blooms Your Bouquet Needs for Your Summer Wedding

Summer is a popular wedding season for many couples as the temperature is warm and the sun shines brightly amid amazing outdoor backdrops. With the beautiful weather comes the blossoming of gorgeous flowers; some that are popular picks for summer weddings. Flowers are an integral decoration for a bride’s big day, from the bouquets and…

A History of Prom Boutonnieres and Corsages

Prom is just around the corner, and with that is the pressure to choose your corsage or boutonnieres. There’s no shortage of options when it comes to choosing the colour and size of your flower adornment, and Karen’s Flower Shop carries plenty of styles, from classic to modern to simple and elegant. The act of…

What Are the Best Plants to Put in My Terrarium?

While terrariums reached the peak of popularity in the Victorian times, they have recently reappeared in modern households with as much enthusiasm. With the ability to produce diverse and complex ecosystems in beautiful containers, it’s no wonder people—from green thumbs to black thumbs—are using terrariums as a way to express their creativity and love of…

How to Wake Your Garden from Its Long Winter Nap

Spring can take forever to get into full swing. The last of the winter’s snow might take months to melt from your garden, long after you’re ready to start planting. We feel your impatience! We just can’t wait to see the spring blooms in action after these long, cold months. If you’re feeling impatient to…

Must-Have Flowers for Your Winter Wedding

When planned accordingly, winter weddings can be magical and fairy-tale-like experiences. They simply require a shift in one’s mindset. While you may not be able to celebrate your nuptials under the warm summer sun, you can utilize the spectacular winter landscape as a beautiful and unique backdrop to your wedding photos while the cold air…

5 Ways to Get Your Garden “Fix” In the Winter

Spring and summer seem like light years away. The ground is cold and covered in an unforgiving blanket of snow and ice, and the barren landscape is a far cry from the lush green Eden we hold so dear. Whether you’re a gardening addict or you’re just missing your connection with nature, here are five…

How to Make Your Own Holiday Wreath

Several parts of Ontario are already experiencing their first snow of the season, which is often such a welcoming site at this time of year since it reminds us so keenly of the upcoming holidays. Freshly fallen snow on pungent evergreens can give us an instant feeling of warmth and holiday cheer. Take advantage of…

Preparing Your Garden for a Long Winter’s Sleep

October is the right time to start thinking about putting your beloved garden to bed. You might have noticed that the last of your flowers are beginning to droop and fall off, and your leaves are turning brown. This isn’t a sign of neglect. It means that the fall sun has stimulated a biological process…

Autumn Flowers and Plants We Know You’ll Love

Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean your garden automatically begins to expire. Sure, some of your earlier blooms will start to slow down (if they haven’t already), and your annuals might be reaching the end of their life, but there are still plenty of varieties that not only survive but thrive during colder…