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How to Make a Dried Flower Wreath

Here at Twiggage & Bloom micro flower farm, we’ve been selectively drying the sweetest blooms over the summer to provide you with this simple craft project: Dried Flower Wreath Kits! We found the loveliest ribbons and curated 3 colour options that will look fab with any home or office decor.  Terracotta Dried Flower Wreath Kit Champagne…

How to Make a Winter Wreath

Get in the holiday spirit! Here’s our expert tips on how to make your own winter holiday wreath. Winter Wreath Supplies: 1 x 14” wreath wire frame 1 paddle wire 5 branches of various evergreens: cedar, pine, fir, spruce, laurel, boxwood, variegated shrubs such as pieris or euonymus 5 assorted ‘twiggage’, berries, pinecones, moss, embellishments…

How to grow Dahlias

Dahlias are spectacular flowers for both the garden and arrangements, so it’s no surprise that they are a regular staple in our floral arrangments. If you have been wowed with these spectacular flowers, we’re sharing our secrets so you can learn how to grow dahlias too! Choosing dahlia varieties With over 20,000 different cultivars, it…

How to choose your floral colour palette with Twiggage & Bloom

At Twiggage & Bloom, whether you are newly engaged, planning a celebration or event, or choosing us for a commissioned piece, we’ll talk colour. But how do you go about choosing a colour palette that works?   This colour or that colour? There are many variables in floral design, but certainly colour is the most compelling.…

Flower Workshops, Self Care and more…

Well, the fall has started off with snippets of summer weather – great for getting some tasks done around the yard! The to-do list never ends with farming, and unfortunately many of the tasks are very unglamorous and exhausting. Why don’t I just go to the wholesaler and buy commercial flowers like the other florists?!…

Flower Ideas for your Autumn Wedding

Embrace seasonal changes in your autumn wedding Around here there’s been a hint of fall: that crisp air, heavy morning dew on my shoes, and the first leaves falling. As children we all collected beautiful leaves and carried those treasures home, only to find out that they turned out brown and crispy in a few…

Wedding flowers made easy

Planning a wedding or event is a huge undertaking; and flowers are only one facet of the entire experience! With Twiggage & Bloom, sorting out your flowers for your event can be very simple! But let’s not confuse simple with plain or boring. Just simple, easy, no stress.  Easy booking with custom floral results By now,…

Finding the Best Wedding Flowers

The current heat wave has me retreating indoors, and hitting the books to find the newest and prettiest flowers to grow for 2023. Similar to the fashion industry, as a florist and farmer, I have one foot in the present world and one in the future. As I am tending to this year’s crops, customers,…

How to wear boutonnieres and corsages

Wait – what is a boutonniere? The boutonniere is the miniature floral decoration that men wear pinned to their tuxedo to accessorize their look. Boutonnieres from Twiggage & Bloom garden and studio have been designed to complement the design style and palette of the wedding flowers, in essence a mini bouquet! Where to pin the boutonniere…

How it all began

Sustainable beginnings At Twiggage & Bloom, our ethos is sustainable floral design. This year, despite a long, cool spring; we’ve been gathering armloads of flowers. Adapting to the fluctuations of the crops, and making do with what’s at hand makes our work forever interesting! We watch with compassion, as yet another factor is affecting the…

Seasonal Summer Flowers

It’s hard to imagine that it is summer already! With this wet cool spring, we’ve noticed some of the flowers blooming later than usual here at Twiggage and Bloom, however, summer is upon us and the longest day of the year – which in this area means 16 hours, 17 minutes and 36 seconds of…

How to keep your bouquet fresh

Caring for your cut flowers is easy! With these simple tips from floral designer, Lexi Richards, you’ll know exactly how to keep your bouquet looking fresher, longer. How long do flowers last? The longevity of different cut flower varieties ranges from a short four days to showstoppers like Dahlias, to more than two weeks for…

Flower Club Bouquet Subscription FAQ

The Mother’s Day Gift that keeps on giving… Mother’s Day is coming up fast and we imagine you’d finally love to take mom out for brunch this Mother’s Day – and to make the day extra special, we have a suggestion for a great gift that keeps on giving! Give mom a Flower Club subscription…

How to hold your Bridal Bouquet

You’ve picked up your gorgeous, custom designed bridal bouquet from Twiggage & Bloom, you’re almost ready to walk down that aisle and you want everything to be perfect. So how do you help make sure that your beautiful bouquet looks its very best all day long? Simple tips to care for your bridal bouquet  Care:…

Flowers for a Spring Wedding

Well, we’re a couple weeks into my favourite season of the entire year! I just love the excitement and anticipation that spring brings. It seems that each day new varieties of flowers are blooming or are just about to burst open, waiting for the next sunny period in between frequent showers. Springtime weddings Springtime in…

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