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Gift Profile: Camelback does Coachella

Coachella is coming (April 15-17, 2016 // April 22-24, 2016). Our sister desert city is throwing its annual show down of fresh beats and festival fashion reality upgrades. We wanted to come alongside and provide our custom survival box for the event. Caffeine, snacks, a cool cactus date, and signature candle for the late nights are all included in our handmade signature box.  *Includes locally made goat-milk caramels, almond coriander biscotti, sage smudge stick, abalone shell, loose-leaf black tea, tea steeper, candle and zipper cactus in a painted terra cotta pot. Order online or come to the shop and let us in on the festival prep.  Go ahead and go get down. Remember to tag us in your photos and...

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Profile: JoAnne Doyle

JoAnne Doyle: Buyer/Designer Camelback Flowershop The beauty of the Camelback Flowershop is the team...it is the petal, the stems, the leaves, the branches, all the parts that make up the whole. JoAnne is part of the team that makes everything grow. She is a mother, aunt, sister, and friend to all of us here. We wanted to introduce you to her and brag about just how good she is to us and to our clients. Her background in interior design and decorating lends a specialized eye to design and buying for our shop. Her attention to detail is an asset to our clients wanting everything to be just so. JoAnne truly is a fresh breeze with a cherry on top. ...

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7 Tips for Succulents and the Succulent Bar

We have a long standing, healthy full bodied friendship with succulents and cacti in our beloved desert. They are intriguing, they thrive, and they embody our rare, harsh environment all while keeping up with their beauty regimen. We have a wide variety in the shop and we use them in our arrangements year round.  Our Succulent Bar is the perfect place to get started.  We wanted to share a few tips on how to care for them once they leave us and are yours forever:  Use well drained soil and/or cactus mix compost with sand to increase drainage.  You can spray your plants as they will suck water from the air as well.  Bright light, though not intense direct sunlight.  Repot...

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Bloom, Blossom, Boom and the Maiden

The shop is full to the brim of branches blooming. They are part of what makes spring so magical and why poets become entrapped by their tangles and beauty.  Here is a sampling of our spring branch line up:  Cherry. Tulip. Magnolia. Prunus Forsythia.  *Remember to cut branches at an extreme angle so they are able to soak up the most water. Fresh water daily is optimal. Come gather with us around the blossoming branches during this crisp week entering into spring.  xo Teresa To the Spring - Friedrich Schiller  Welcome, gentle Stripling,Nature's darling thou!With thy basket full of blossoms,A happy welcome now!Aha!--and thou returnest,Heartily we greet thee--The loving and the fair one,Merrily we meet thee!Think'st thou of my maidenIn thy heart of...

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