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Outdoor Flower Trends for 2019

Outdoor Flower Trends for 2019

Waukesha Floral’s greenhouses are bursting with color!  It’s time to preview the outdoor flower trends for 2019, as seen in our greenhouse.  It’s been such beautiful weather, but a little too early to install your plants into the garden.  We recommend night time temperatures at 50 degrees or above before planting can be done.  If…

Milwaukee Art Museum’s Art in Bloom April 11-14 2019

Milwaukee Art Museum's Art in Bloom April 11-14 2019

MAM’s Art in Bloom always comes at the perfect time!  Winter seems like it has dragged on and spring is creeping in at a rather hesitant pace.   Now is the time to refresh and treat yourself to a day of warmth and beauty!  The Art Museum is gorgeous on its own, welcoming you in to…

Festival of Flowers 10th Anniversary

Festival of Flowers 10th Anniversary

Hard to believe Festival of Flowers is turning 10 in 2019!  It all started when our friend and customer Midge McDermott came into Waukesha Floral–well, 10 years ago!–and told me about a great flower shop up in Minneapolis she visited called Bachmann’s.  Midge was impressed with their large floral showroom and greenhouses, and she had…

Alstroemeria is Awesome–Just Wait!

Alstroemeria is Awesome--Just Wait!

Forty years ago, Canadian florists started receiving shipments of alstroemeria.  If you’ve ever seen the flower also known as Peruvian Lily when it’s just picked, all you see are tight buds, which are not very beautiful.  With time, this pretty flower will open into a show of blooms that last an average of 2 to…

Make Your Own Zesty Orange, Lemon and Nasturtium Bath Bombs

This fall, my backyard garden became more beautiful with the pretty yellows and oranges of Nasturtium plants.  Nasturtiums (also referred to as “nose twisters”) are grown from seeds in a sunny place, and look great in window boxes or spilling over a stone wall.   Nasturtium flowers are a spicy addition to salads and make a…

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