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
The ceremony and reception for one of last weekend’s weddings was at the Grand Concourse at Station Square in Pittsburgh. Flowers transformed an already elegant venue into a bride’s dream. Take a look. And if you ever wondered what our truck looks like on the way to a wedding, here’s a peek from another wedding from the weekend!
Our featured wedding this week was a vision of shades of lavender. The bridesmaids’ bouquets featured hydrangea, stock, lisianthus and freesia. The table centerpieces contained hydrangea, lisianthus, stock, kale and seeded eucalyptus. Here’s a photo of the wedding cake decorated with flowers, along with the toss bouquet. (Look carefully, and you can see our truck parked on the street below!) … Read More
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
A glimpse of flowers from the Blumengarten, provided for a recent wedding at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh: Bridesmaids bouquets of hydrangea, spray roses and kermit pomps. Huppah with dogwood, spider mums and snapdragon, set up in the Hall of Sculpture Chair decorations of silk rose pomander balls Tall centerpieces of oriental lilies, larkspur, hydrangea, and lisianthus Low centerpieces of … Read More
It wouldn’t be Christmas without the glorious poinsettia plant! These beauties are native to Mexico. The showy colored parts of the poinsettia plant are not really the flowers, but are actually bracts or modified leaves. The flowers are the small yellow buds in the center of the colorful bracts. For the longest lasting poinsettia, choose a plant with little or … Read More