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Prom Flower Trends for 2018

Prom Flower Trends for 2018

What’s hot in prom flower trends for 2018?  The latest trends in flowers follow the latest trends in dresses, and for 2018, there’s a lot of variety!  Dresses are trending towards pastels, lace, animal prints, embellished with sparkle, solid black and floral prints.   Styles are short or long, slim or high-waisted, cut-out or mermaid hem. …

Successfully Forcing Spring Branches

Successfully Forcing Spring Branches

Success!  Spring branches have been forced!  Here is an update on the branches taken from my yard back on Feb. 23rd, brought into the greenhouse and re-cut, stripped of the lower bark, and put into warm water.  The greenhouse was unheated when the branches were brought in, however now it is fully heated because planting…

The Force is With You: Forcing Spring Branches Into Early Bloom

The Force is With You:  Forcing Spring Branches Into Early Bloom

If you’re like me, you’ve lived in Wisconsin a long time.  We definitely have 4 distinct seasons here in the North, all with their own charms.  However, around March, the charm of winter begins to wear thin and one longs for just a little promise of spring.  Usually bulb plants don’t begin to pop up…

Hot Wedding Flowers for 2018

Hot Wedding Flowers for 2018

What’s hot in wedding flowers?  It’s not the same clutch of roses and hydrangea as in the past!  Although many traditional flowers still take center stage, think lots of greenery, wildflowers, unstructured bouquets and unusual flowers like Protea and succulents.  A recent post in Bride’s gives more details and 35 pictures of what they predict will…

Pantone names Ultra Violet 2018 Color of the Year

Pantone names Ultra Violet 2018 Color of the Year

Ultra Violet is the PANTONE® Color of the Year 2018 — A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, Ultra Violet communicates originality and ingenuity. Below are a few of our favorite, fabulous, fresh finds in this beautiful color! This is what the Pantone Company had to say about its 2018 Color of the Year:  Historically,…

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