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Category archive: Floral

Howl At Home Celebration Guide

Howl At Home Celebration Guide

Join us in a socially distanced at-home howl at the moon! We will miss all our ladies at Howl at the Moon this year, but due to circumstances have decided not to howl in person. The event, unfortunately, has been called off for this season … we all know why. But we’re still thinking of…

Why We Love our Root Candles!

Why We Love our Root Candles!

Why does Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse love our Root candles?  The amazing flavors are worth our adoration alone!  Unlike other candles, Root puts the emphasis on their “flavors”, not scents.  Made with a combination of essential oils, the complex flavors are very true to nature, long lasting and clean burning.  They are made in America…

The Best Planter for a Sunny Location

The Best Planter for a Sunny Location

The best planter for a sunny location requires little care and maintenance.  It’s a bowl of sunshine itself and will suddenly pop out new flowers or baby plants.  Usually squirrels and other furry friends stay away.  The best planter is by far the succulent planter, and here’s why we love it: Succulents love the sunshine…

Waukesha Floral’s Christmas Tree Recipe

Waukesha Floral's Christmas Tree Recipe

We design and assemble many beautiful holiday trees at Waukesha Floral, and I wanted to let you in on the secrets of what makes the perfect Christmas tree recipe.  A good sturdy tree, prelit is an essential.  A variety of gorgeous silk flowers, ornaments in many different shapes, finishes, coordinating or contrasting colors, some unexpected…

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…

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…

Don’t Give It Up! Change Your Garden As You Age

Don't Give It Up!  Change Your Garden As You Age

Studies show that being outside, in nature, or even viewing a well-maintained landscape can have positive mental and physical effects, especially as we age.  Too often, limitations in strength, mobility and stamina can reduce our enjoyment of our yards and gardens.  Why not begin to change your garden to accommodate your future needs?  Adapting your…

Mid-summer Container Garden and Hanging Basket Care

It’s always sad to lose a good friend, especially in just one day.  That’s the feeling many folks experience during a hot July when it comes to their mid-summer container gardens and hanging baskets.  Oh what sorrow at forgetting to water that formerly perky petunia or gee-whiz geranium just one day!   Well, not all plants are…

Men Like Flowers Too!

Men Like Flowers Too!

Men are often the givers of flowers, however men also like to receive flowers too.  Perhaps because they are unexpected… an expression of love, gratitude or for any reason.  Flowers prove that someone thinks enough of them to make them feel very special.  Although sending flowers to work may cause a little embarrassment, deep inside…

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