Floral Arrangements

Floral Arrangements

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Now that Labor Day is behind us and the kids are heading back to school, Katherine Anderson of Marigold and Mint creates a few late summer flower arrangements with three favorite flowers of the season: sunflowers, zinnias, and dahlias.
Dorothy Biddle was a pioneer in the world of American flower arranging, traveling around the country by bus and train from the late 1940s to the late 1950s, encouraging Americans everywhere to grow and arrange their own flowers. Her legacy lives on today in her company, Dorothy Biddle Service, run by her granddaughter, which continues to sell flower arranging supplies—now on the Internet.
Flower Frogs for Collectors is exactly what its name describes: a collection of photos of flower frogs, for collectors. One collector—who has about a hundred—even uses a frog as a toothbrush holder.
This is the post where we shamelessly give in to our interest in the upcoming royal wedding. We take a look at the wedding bouquets of Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and speculate about what Kate Middleton might carry when she walks down the aisle April 29. if you're interested in all things royal,  leave a comment about what flowers you think Kate might choose!
Related Topics: bouquets | Floral Arrangements | weddings
Inspired by a family trip to Palm Springs, our floral columnist creates fresh arrangements using succulents. Mixed with seasonal flowers and displayed in old silver containers, this is a whole new take on a trendy group of plants.
See also: Floral Toolbox, Tools of the TradeVase Variety and Flower Frogs


1 Philodendron Waxy and tough, these leaves stay fresh for ages if you change the water regularly.

Creating striking arrangements doesn’t take a genius—or a florist


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