Get More Out of Your Georgia Garden With These 5 Spring Gardening Tips

Are you in the full spring fever mode, clearing your flower beds, trimming hedges, and planning new planting areas? If so, the following tips are for you! Don’t worry, this isn’t another ‘clean your beds and mulch’ post, we know you know how to do that –  these simple gardening secrets can help take your landscape to the next level, providing year-round interest for all to enjoy!   Think ahead – Plant For all seasons It’s no secret that spring is the planting season, with garden centers around the country laden with stunning spring blooming varieties like snapdragons, azaleas, and hydrangeas, but it’s important to plan for interest throughout the year. If you are establishing new beds, try to choose a variety of complementing shrubs as a backdrop, to ensure interest throughout the growing season.  These can be complemented with seasonal annuals, such as pansies, impatiens, and mums, for yearlong ❀ Read the full article →

Let’s Talk Foliage – Wedding Foliage Trends in 2017

Eucalyptus Table Runner - Wedding Florist

Lush greenery and a wide variety in foliage are one of 2017’s wedding trends we can’t get enough of! With so many stunning varieties available, providing a huge range of textures, colors, configurations and looks – this trend is one we hope is here to stay! Check out some of the up and coming wedding greenery looks, trends and uses that are taking the wedding world by storm in 2017. Let’s talk greens! Get to know your wedding foliage Before we get into some of the unique and breathtaking ways you can use foliage in your wedding décor, let’s talk leaves – after all, that’s what it’s all about! Strong architectural leaves – think silver dollar eucalyptus, Salal, and Magnolia – are some of the most popular foliage options, and a growing trend this year. Their attention-grabbing size, strong lines, and rich colors add a modern touch to other popular ❀ Read the full article →

5 Wedding Flower Trends To Watch For in 2017

Choosing the wedding flowers for your special day is a key part of planning any wedding! Few things have  as much impact on your weddings look,  feel, and ambiance as your wedding flower choices! Beautiful blooms, breathtaking arrangements, and bold unique pairings can transform your event into a magical boho gathering, give it a touch of old world romance,  or call to mind the formal elegance of a traditional Victorian-style wedding. So what wedding flower trends can you expect to see this year? 1) Bringing The Outdoors In – The Natural Look One of the leading trends you can expect to see in 2017 is “bringing the outdoors in”, as couples lean towards a more natural, seemingly effortless look. This look combines large, over-sized foliage accented with  flowers, berries,  seed pods , and branches or twigs as accents. This trend is especially popular with couples who would love an outdoor wedding, but ❀ Read the full article →

Bohemian Wedding Florals – Derek & Kaitlyn

Macon Bridal Bouquet

One of the joys of floral decor has  always been the opportunity to lend your hand to something new, challenging, and ultimately breathtaking! I had the amazing opportunity to do just that by collaborating with the mother of our beautiful bride to create a Bohemian style wedding! It was an honor to lend our teams floral decorating skills to fashion this BoHo Dream wedding. In true Bohemian style,  this wedding had it all! Hosted at the stunning Estate at Stone Creek, the setting was the perfect backdrop for the woodland bohemian vision the bride had in mind. The  mix of deep crimson, blush,  lush greens and trailing Amaranthus displays many of the year’s trends in vintage floral designs. macon florist The Bridal Bouquet The centerpiece and starting point, and easily the most important part, is the bridal bouquet, and this one had it all. This floral masterpiece features a perfect mix of ❀ Read the full article →