Valentine’s Day flower delivery in Pittsburgh

In case you missed it, on February 14 the Pittsburgh Post Gazette published an article describing the challenging logistics of delivering flowers to downtown office buildings for Valentine’s Day. Students from Point Park University helped us to “spread the love” by delivering our Valentine’s Day floral arrangements and gifts to recipients in downtown Pittsburgh. It was all part of a … Read More

People want to know…

Christina Montemurro from Christina Montemurro Photography recently interviewed Tim and Jim for her blog, which features some of Pittsburgh’s best wedding vendors. The questions and answers give a “behind-the-scenes” peek at the wedding floral business. Check it out here. Christina also featured beautiful photographs of our flowers!

Bridal bouquet for a Phipps Conservatory wedding…

The wedding of one of our couples from this past weekend took place in the Broderie Room of Phipps Conservatory.  Befitting the location, the bride’s bouquet featured both flowers and succulent plant material. Included in this hand-tied bouquet are blue hydrangea, pink dahlias, lavender freesia, succulents, seeded eucalyptus and variegated pittosporum.  

Memorial Day weekend wedding

Peonies and roses are featured in this hand-tied bride’s bouquet we designed for a wedding over the Memorial Day weekend. Flowers included are pink peonies, white hydrangea, blush colored roses and peach spray roses.

Why send flowers?

We sometimes hear negative comments about the gift of flowers.  Some people mistakenly think that because flowers are not long lasting, they are not a good value. Those same people are surprised when we tell them that the product we florists actually sell is not really flowers, but rather emotions and feelings.  Remember the old marketing slogan, “Say it with … Read More

Taste of Pittsburgh gift basket updates…

We’ve been tweaking recipes to our Taste of Pittsburgh gift baskets, as we add some new Pittsburgh products we’ve recently discovered. One product we especially like is Dulce de leche from La Dorita in Sharpsburg.  Dulce de leche is a milk spread from Argentina that is similar to caramel.   It can be used as a spread for bread or toast, … Read More

Send flowers to Andy Warhol for his birthday…

Today would have been Pittsburgh native Andy Warhol’s 85th birthday. To mark the occasion, the Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam launched a collaborative project titled Figment, a live feed of Warhol’s grave site. This live feed, is viewable 24 hours a day, seven days a week, worldwide. Click here to view the live feed Visitors to EarthCam’s website have the … Read More

Wedding flowers for the Memorial Day weekend…

Our featured bride this weekend chose all white flowers to contrast with a teal color scheme. The reception flowers were loosely arranged, with clouds of baby’s breath and bupleurum surrounding white hydrangea.  Teal organza ribbon accented the vases. The reception was held in The Columbian Room, Wexford, PA.

May wedding flowers

 Here are some photos from our wedding this past weekend:Bride’s bouquet of peonies, lisianthus, roses, succulents, stock, seeded eucalyptus and assorted brooches. Bridesmaid bouquet of hydrangea, freesia, roses, seeded eucalyptus and variegated pittosporum, tied with burlap ribbon. Wedding centerpiece of hydrangea, roses, snapdragon, succulents and hypericum, at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at the Priory Paper pew cones with hydrangea

Our secret to ordering the best flowers online…

Is choosing the prettiest photo on our website and clicking “order” the best way to purchase a floral gift? Maybe yes, maybe no. Our website features lots of beautiful arrangements, and makes ordering flowers easy.  However, if it has a drawback, it’s that it can’t convey up-to-the-minute information. Consider, for example, a pretty floral design that we have featured on … Read More