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Hot tips for Winter Arrangement Care

Posted on December 14, 2017 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (1)

WATER
Before snow falls there can be extended periods of dryness.  Please water your Winter and Holiday arrangements to keep the boughs from drying out. They will last  a lot longer.  You should be able to enjoy your winter arrangements until early Spring when we will be happy to relace them with Spring flowers. After it snows it is not necessary to water.


TRIM
Remove any dried sections of boughs that have turned red. 


REMOVE ...

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Hot Tropicals !

Posted on July 6, 2016 at 7:40 PM

Strange as it seems, even tropical plants suffer in excessive heat.  Recently a client asked me about the Hibiscus in her containers.  She commented that "they all seem like they are going to bloom but most of the the time the buds just break off and die before they even bloom."  Even though Hibiscus are tropical they are temperamental if they get too hot. "Bud Drop" is a sign of stress. It is occasionally a problem, especially during excessi...

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