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Fall // Black Wing

We have been preparing for the holidays and embracing the fall around the shop. Our favorite days are not just the delivery of local flowers, but when a new product is added to the front of the shop. This week the Blackwing pencil became part of repertoire for artists, writers, and lists enthusiast. Here's some background on what became known as the "Forty Dollar Pencil":  "Legendary Grammy, Emmy, Pulitzer and Academy Award winners have created with the Blackwing 602 pencil. The list of known users includes John Steinbeck, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Chuck Jones who proudly used Blackwings to create Bugs Bunny and many other Looney Tunes characters. Blackwing’s roots go back to the 1930’s when the 602 model was first introduced...

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Dahlia and van Gogh

In his hometown, Vincent van Gogh is honored at the beginning of each fall with a parade of flowers. Inspired by his work and life, the hamlet of Zundert explodes with one of our favorites that blooms in the fall - the dahlia.  On the 125th anniversary of this death this year, 50,000 spectators gathered to see the floats using flowers grown in the area specifically for the parade. Can you imagine the site? Dahlias as far as the eye can see and as tall as church steeples all to honor an artist. The Dutch are completely obsessed with their dahlias, and well, so are we... Completely enamored. Come in and check the dahlias...imagine building your own flower parade in...

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Rain is coming, please stay.

As we approach a week of rain, the glorious, joyous, extra scrumptious rain, we wanted to remind our clients that we have curbside pick up-no matter the weather. We know mother earth needs to be replenished to provide all it does for us, so we want to be prepared.  If you are planning on running around in the rain this week...let us know. Our gifts are included in curbside pick up transactions. The busiest time of year is upon us and we know you'll be hosting and being hosted by the best, we want you armed with gifts and designer choice arrangements for all those on your list. Let the good get giving, but first...the rain. Rain is the best...

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Evening News Edition: WEEKENDS

As a part of our moving announcement we would like to add, WE WILL NOW BE OPEN ON THE WEEKENDS! Saturday and Sunday from 9am-1pm in addition to our Monday-Friday hours 8am-6pm. A lead designer and team will be there to take care of your weekend to-dos. Romantic gestures, throwing a bash, celebrating a friend: we will be on hand. We hope this allows you to spend more time with us and more time dreaming of flora and fauna like we do... Our new location, just two blocks east, will be open Monday November 6, 2017. Our new shop is ideal for our designers and our new home/gallery section has room to grow and engage our clients like we were unable...

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Fall // Designer Choice

We chose our top fall florals for you in hopes you would be inspired to join us for Fresh Flower Happy Hour on Friday...or maybe stop by to pick something up for someone who could use a fall boost other than caffeine. Our lives are good and madness and lovely and insane all at once...shall we pause for a moment with our beloveds and take in the new season? A stroll down a desert mountain path, dinner on the patio, a knock on a neighbor's door to inspect the citrus harvest to come? Deep breaths and florals is our way to enjoy the shift into dried leaves and glorious dark mornings.  Here are our favorites to enjoy the fall from...

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