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Archive for February, 2014

Sweet & Petite Garden Style

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Garden Style Precious B|Brooks member florist, Garden Style in Tyler, TX created this sweet roundy moundy arrangement of  O’hara garden roses, mini gerbera, antique hydrangea and ranunculus buds.  I want one!!




The Human Vase

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

living art.Human Vase - Tyrin Shepley (1)











Is she a statue or is she real?

Eye-catching living vases created by floral designer Alison Franchi and make-up artist Jennifer Aspinall.

Where Art Meets Horticulture

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Tickets for the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, March 1-9, are now on sale!

The annual show has an admirable history and is a long-standing event for the city.  This year is going to be a vibrant array of unexpected exhibitions that express ARTiculture – Where Art Meets Horticulture.

ARTicultureFeatured again will be bbrooks member florist Robertson’s designer, Eric Schellack. Eric is hard at work designing  this year’s presentation, a space inspired by Dancing The Dream, currently exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery.

The Flower Show and Philadelphia Wedding Magazine will also sponsor an amazing contest called The Search for The Greatest Groom and is still accepting nominations!

Violas Got There First !

Friday, February 14th, 2014

v.peoniesOur new B|Brooks member Viola’s in Roseville, CA features the last peonies of the season, accented with hot pink and white roses, in this simple and elegant low arrangement. 

No more peonies left for Valentine’s.  But, it’s not too late to ask for them come Mother’s Day!


Pollen Delivers!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Pollen VDay.B|Brooks member Pollen in Atlanta, GA is not letting the wintry conditions hinder deliveries to loved ones this holiday.

School may be closed. But, Valentine’s is not!  Thank you Pollen!


Martita’s Heart

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

cebolla vday heart. 2014Kat of B|Brooks member, Cebolla Fine Flowers in  Dallas, TX, holds up head designer, Martita’s gorgeous floral heart.

The surprise element?  Amazing specialty carnations!

cebolla heart.section






How Much You Are Loved

Monday, February 10th, 2014









“A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” – Frank Morgan

Our B|Brooks member Ilex in Nashville, TN, shares a sage quote from the famed actor Frank Morgan, best known for his portrayal of the title character in The Wizard of Oz.

For You It Should Rain Roses!

Friday, February 7th, 2014

jenny. heart“For You It Should Rain Red Roses”  by Jenny Forsbach at IPM Essen 2014.

jenny. heart. work






At IPM Essen, participating designers were required to create a heart, using 200 Porta Nova Red Naomi stems, as a Valentine wish for the attendees.

Flowers of Love! Love of Flowers!

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

dragonfly VDay. 2.14Our B|Brooks member, Dragonfly Floral in Healdsburg, CA, hosts many fun events at their farm. 

Upcoming on  Feb 11th, 2014 will be  “Flowers of Love.  Love of Flowers!“  Visit Dragonfly and learn the language of flowers and the history of Valentine’s Day.  Taught by Master Designer Pam Bell.

Dfly barn.roses





Seen above: A gathering of amaryllis, ranunculus and pink nerine lilies.  A view of the gardens.

LOVE2014BLG !!

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

red naomi red rose heart


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200 Red Naomi Roses made up this gorgeous display at IPM Essen 2014.