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Bird of Paradise, care and handling


Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia is a beautiful dramatic flower, perfect for contemporary floral design. However, the care and handling of these cut flowers is a bit more complicated than most. In this video clip, Leanne shows you how to “give flight” to the bird of paradise.

May 7, 2009

Sweet Peas from the Garden


Spring is in full bloom and summer is just around the corner. Leanne gets a jump on the season with a simple, fun and festive arrangement of beautiful and fragrant sweet peas.

April 15, 2009

Calla Crescent Bridal Bouquet


The Calla is currently the third most popular flower among brides. Especially popular are bridal bouquet styles featuring expensive long stemmed Callas. In this film clip Leanne demonstrates an easy and inexpensive technique for creating a bouquet that only appears to use long stemmed Callas.

February 26, 2009

Bulb Flower Primer


It’s January, spring is just around the corner. Tulips, daffodils and iris abound in the markets. In this video clip Leanne shares the basics of purchasing, care and handling of bulb flowers.

January 30, 2009

Winter Rain Chaser


Leanne combines a pair of child’s rubber boots and a few bright spring blossoms to create and arrangement guaranteed to brighten a rainy day and chase away the winter blues.

January 12, 2009

Twisted Tulips


This unique technique for creating a triple tulip blossom is not only clever, but so beautiful that you will just have to try it for yourself. Buy some tulips today and celebrate springtime, even if it is snowing outside.

January 7, 2009

The Collection Bouquet


The cold crisp days of autumn are perfect for wandering and collecting. In the Collection Bouquet, you will learn a fun new way to display your gathered treasures. Leanne starts with the Oasis wired collar and ends up with a casual autumn design filled with gatherings from a walk through the neighborhood.

November 6, 2008

Fun and Festive Halloween Pumpkins


The ribbon wrapped hand-tied bridal bouquet is a favorite for outdoor summer weddings. However, not all flowers will last well without a water source on a hot day. Leanne will demonstrate a simple technique for adding a secret water source to a hand-tied bouquet.

October 24, 2008

Hand-Tied Bridal Bouquet


The ribbon wrapped hand-tied bridal bouquet is a favorite for outdoor summer weddings. However, not all flowers will last well without a water source on a hot day. Leanne will demonstrate a simple technique for adding a secret water source to a hand-tied bouquet.

October 23, 2008

Dramatic Sunflower Column


At first glance, sunflowers shout out casual and country. For an updated contemporary look, add in a bunch of red dogwood branches. Yes, sunflowers and red dogwood combine for a magnificent contemporary design in an architectural style.

October 22, 2008