The Waterless Plant: Waxed Amaryllis Bulbs

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How To Display a Waxed Amaryllis Bulb When you think of flowers and gardening, most people think of 2 things; dirt and water. However, a new invention to burst on the floral design scene this year is a modified take on a classic bloom: The Amaryllis. Anyone that has cared for an amaryllis knows the frustrations associated with it, including … Read More

5 Minute Florals: Christmas Arrangement

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Hi everyone, and Happy Holidays! I know it’s early, but at Floral Buds we just love Christmas! We decorate the store and begin creating Holiday inspired arrangements right after Thanksgiving (the Canadian one, of course), because it’s a happy time of year and the possibilities and inspiration are endless. Today’s 5 Minute Florals was inspired by the scent of the … Read More

5 Minute Florals: Hydrangea Arrangement

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This weeks 5 Minute Florals went a little long (6:24) but includes a ton of great information about the materials we use. Did you know: Hydrangeas, Roses and Protea all thrive in warm climates like South America I decided to class things up a bit and focus todays arrangment around the Hydrangea because a lot of flower lovers believe that … Read More

5 Minute Florals: Carnation Arrangement

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I’d like to share a story about carnations from my friend, Jamie. As a child, carnations were one of the very first flowers I was introduced to. My father would bring my mother flowers every week, and as I got older I wondered where the money came from, as we weren’t well off and I knew from trips to the … Read More

5 Minute Florals: Autumn Vase Arrangement

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This weeks instalment of 5 Minute Florals is inspired by the changing seasons, in particular the beautiful leave falling from the trees. The entire arrangement costs less than $50, and took me just about 5 minutes to prepare. Feel free to switch up the colours of the blooms to match whatever season or event you’re making it for, and be … Read More