Topics :: flowers

British Orchard Display Provides Hint of Spring

By Gregory Katz | Monday Feb 10, 2014
The annual Orchid Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is a rite of early spring as British as breakfast tea, a chance to celebrate the hardy flowers that seem to grow like magic on trees and rocks.

Philadelphia Flower Show Offers Glimpse of UK Gardens

By Kathy Matheson, | Monday Mar 4, 2013
This year’s Philadelphia Flower show boasts a British theme that examines gardening from urban London to country cottages. And it’s summed up by a single Anglicism: "Brilliant!"

Philadelphia Flower Show Will Be "Brilliant!" in 2013

Monday Dec 31, 2012
The British have a word for something that’s inventive, dazzling, extraordinary. They say it’s "Brilliant!" The 2013 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, entitled "Brilliant!," promises to be all those things and much more.

A Squash Bouquet for Autumn Entertaining

Wednesday Oct 31, 2012
Every year, picking a pumpkin and bringing it home to carve into a jack-o-lantern is a tradition not to be missed. This season, try a unique spin on pumpkin carving - with a designer’s touch.

Herbal and Floral Arrangements to Elevate Your Mood

Sunday Oct 7, 2012
Little Glass Slipper’s herbal and floral arrangements boost your mood. Post-Summer sadness is upon us (or at least for those of us who have to deal with a love/hate relationship with seasons).

How Green Does Your Garden Grow?

Monday Jun 18, 2012
It’s time to plant all your favorite flowers, veggies and herbs and frolic in the sunshine! This year make your gardening experience an environmentally friendly one with five innovative ideas.

Monet’s Garden Blooms in the Bronx

By ULA ILNYTZKY | Saturday Jun 9, 2012
Claude Monet’s beloved flower and water gardens in the north of France are world-famous. But for those unable to visit the artist’s iconic home, a trip to the Bronx over the next several months will offer a taste of Monet’s indisputably radiant garden.

Protect Your Bouquets with Professional Flower Care Tips

Tuesday May 15, 2012
Did you know that roses have an outer layer of "guard petals" that should be removed after delivery? Help your mother extend the life of her Mother’s Day bouquet with these expert care tips.

Chelsea’s Foremost Florist Speaks About Same-Sex Weddings

Tuesday Jul 26, 2011
Tom Sebenius, Starbright Floral Design’s Creative Director, speaks his mind about creating floral arrangements for countless brides - and now, at last, for a flurry of same-sex weddings.

It’s "Springtime in Paris" for 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show

Friday Feb 25, 2011
Philadelphia will command the world’s stage for a spectacular tribute to Europe’s City of Light when the Philadelphia International Flower Show debuts "Springtime in Paris," March 6 - 13 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.