Garden and Plant Journal

Foraged Florals for Weddings

Foraged Florals for Weddings

I spent a morning clipping what's still growing out in our garden last week, to be able to practice my arranging skills. I was able to get plenty of zinnias, which seem to be everlasting at this point...

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Gearing up for fall!

How have you all been doing lately? I've been busy rebuilding our online flower shop on a new platform, and trying to learn all I can about SEO and Keyword management. But, I digress. I've been mainly spending as much time as I can practicing floral design skills!  Fleur Society Online Summit I spent last week participating in the amazing online floral conference organized by Christina Barragan of Fleur Society! I absolutely can't wait to put into action a lot of the techniques and skills, both artistic and economic, that I learned last week. So much absorbing! Now to process!...

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Weekly Plant Tips #3: Fiddle Leaf Ficus

Weekly Plant Tips #3: Fiddle Leaf Ficus

Good morning, afternoon or evening! It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been able to post, so I wanted to make sure to slow down for a bit today and do a little digging into the Fiddle Leaf Ficus plants that we’ve had in stock recently! First off, don’t worry if you’ve missed out on getting one! We have more coming in Tuesday, cause they absolutely FLEW off the shelves! Thanks everyone!!! Ficus Lyrata So, we more commonly know the Ficus Lyrata as the Fiddle Leaf Fig plant. These plants can grow up to 40-50 feet tall in their native...

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WEEKLY PLANT TIPS #2: RUBBER TREE

WEEKLY PLANT TIPS #2: RUBBER TREE

Ficus Elastica “The India rubber plant, (Ficus elastica), also called India rubber tree, large tree of the family Moraceae, once an important source of an inferior natural rubber. It was largely replaced as a source of rubber by the unrelated rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) in the early 20th century. The India rubber plant is native to Southeast Asia and is commonly grown as an indoor pot plant elsewhere. The young plants are durable and grow well under less-than-ideal indoor conditions. The India rubber plant has large, thick, oblong leaves up to 30 cm (12 inches) long and figlike fruits in pairs along the branches. The trunk and stems exude a milky sap, or latex.” - Encyclopedia...

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Hello, Officially!

As we’re entering six months of business at Foliage, I (Meg) am excited to be taking a brief hiatus from other work to be able to fully focus on things here for a bit! In light of that, there are some new weekly, bi-weekly communications with all of you that we’re excited to be getting rolling since I have more time to write to you all through our new Plant Journal here at Foliage. Weekly Quick Pick-Me-Up Bouquet!  We’ve been brainstorming ways that we can meet our customers needs during these uncertain times, and I know that for me that...

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