What Did Flower Arrangements Look Like in 1908?

What did flower arrangements look like in 1908? If you are familiar with Dutch Master oil paintings, you may have an idea.  Painters in this period often painted still lifes of lush, opulent flower arrangements.  Roses and dahlias were popular, as were jewel tones mixed with light pastels.  Arrangements were often loose, asymmetrical, in a […]

Working with Summer Flowers

We are in the heart of summer and with it all the bold and vibrant colors that summer flowers bring us. It isn’t a secret that I enjoy using local, seasonal flowers.  So, what is available in southern Indiana this time of year? To me, the quintessential midwestern summer flower is the zinnia.  Easy to […]