We Are Hiring!

UPDATE–This position has been filled. We are hiring! One of our team members is moving on to a full-time job opportunity and we are in need of someone to fill her position in our downtown Evansville shop. If you love flowers and plants and want to work with amazing people, we would love to have […]

Introducing the Terrarium Bar!

We have something new and exciting at the shop! Terrariums have been around forever but we have noticed that they are rising in popularity recently. Some of you have asked for us to carry terrariums, too. Here they are! We have an assortment of containers to build your terrariums in but also encourage you to […]

We are opening a shop!

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We have been keeping a huge secret! We are opening a shop! The goal is for the shop to be open in March. It will be in downtown Evansville on Main Street, between 4th and 5th Street. The shop is behind Sixth and Zero and opens onto the parking lot next to the former Arazu […]

American Flowers Week

It’s American Flowers Week! This floral celebration runs from June 28- July 4 each year and celebrates American grown flowers and the farmers who grow and florists who use those blooms. Flowers are growing in all 50 states right now and the diversity of plants is extraordinary. A large portion of American grown flowers are […]

Why I Choose to Design without Floral Foam

I was completely foam free in 2019 and am proud of that accomplishment. There are many reasons why florists are choosing to design without floral foam but the number one reason is because of its environmental impact. Floral foam is that green brick that you have most likely seen flowers arranged in. It makes designing […]

A Year in Flowers

I listen to a lot of podcasts. During 2018, I was listening to my favorite podcasts (SLOW Flowers, for anyone interested) and the host and designer being interviewed were talking about a series of photo shoots she had designed at the same venue but during each season to show what flowers and foliages are available […]

Wedding Inspiration Featuring Our Local German Heritage

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Our German heritage is a large part of our Southwestern Indiana culture. Our festivals, restaurant offerings, and town and street names are examples of that ancestry. The Bauerhaus in Darmstadt is an example of German style. (Also, the name of the venue and the town name is another give away!) Some of the talented area […]

Facts and Myths About Cost For An All Greenery Wedding

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Greenery has been trending for several years and I believe that trend will continue. Personally, I love it! But, I do hear some myths about the all greenery trend. So, today I hope to provide a little help for anyone who is interested in using all (or a lot) of greenery for decor at their […]

3 Reasons To Buy From a Local Florist this Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is the largest floral holiday of the year. It seems like every shop becomes a florist this time of year. Big box stores, gas stations… Everyone has flowers out. But, they are not all treated equally. There are reasons you should buy your flowers from a local flower shop. The Freshest Flowers Florists have tricks. […]

A New Way to Wear Flowers

Let’s rethink the corsage and boutonniere. ¬†They have been around for decades… centuries, maybe? But that doesn’t mean we need to continue making them the same way. I have shared many times that I now make wrist corsages on bracelet cuffs. ¬†They are more versatile, easier to make (in my opinion), and most importantly–much more […]