more about: flowers

7 water-wise floral arranging hacks

This guest post comes to us from Nora Jean Petersen, florist on BloomNation and Owner of Nora Floral Studio in LA.  With oppressive drought in much of the West, we are all looking to save water and conserve every drop. Being a floral designer is a specific challenge since flowers need water from the farm to the finished arrangement. I have […]

Links We Love: Green Thumbs

Spring is springing along and we’re loving the chance to spend more time in the garden. Here are some fun ways to bring the outdoors in, or to enhance the splendor of your outdoor space. 10 A-list garden ideas to steal from movie stars. A converted backyard shed becomes a mini dream house. DIY balsa wood planters that would make a […]

Tips from a Pro: Beautiful Bouquets

There were not nearly enough pages in our March issue to accommodate all of the bouquets floral guru, Christina Stemble of Farmgirl Flowers, put together from our cutting garden. We thought you might like to see the full line-up and hear some tips on arranging these beauties.

Behind the Scenes: Cut Flower Garden

For our March 2015 feature story, we turned the Sunset Test Garden into a miniature flower farm. If you’re curious, check out our planning process and some of our pictures along the way.