Welcome to You Do Flowers! Want to try arranging flowers for the first time? Want to learn a fun, easy, and creative new skill? Want to stop over-paying for pre-arranged bouquets? You Do Flowers is here to help you realize your potential…one arrangement at a time!

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Silver Linings
Silver Linings

What started out as an offer from my tech savvy daughter to help me get writing about my love of flowers, has turned into a true labor of love and an ever-growing online flower family. Writing You Do Flowers has been wonderful 4+ years of teaching, interacting, talking, and discovering how to “do flowers” with all of you. What a treat!…Read More

 

You've Got To Move It, Move It
You’ve Got To Move It, Move It

So how do you go about moving growing things to your new home? You have to start with making some tough decisions. What to take and what to leave…. that include things in the dirt, and your containers as well. Oh, and don’t forget the houseplants!…Read More

Flower of the Month: Hydrangeas
Flower of the Month: Hydrangeas

Then, I realized it was already July, so I can officially introduce our flower of the month for July: Hydrangeas! Below, I’ll go into a few common questions that come up when talking about hydrangea’s and why I love these blooms so much (they take a close second place to peonies for me!)…..Read More

Mixing it Up
Mixing it Up

But I walked into Trader Joe’s this afternoon and this really unusual bunch of tea roses were sitting by their lonesome, and the lavender color with the hit of hot pink on the edge was something new to me. I had to have them…Read More

Sunflower Arranging: Conquered
Sunflower Arranging: Conquered

I am pretty sure I have lamented in this blog about how hard it is for me to work with sunflowers. My guess is it’s hard for everyone, unless you you don’t care about anything but the sunflowerness of the arrangement. If that’s the case, then you just plonk the whole lot of them in a bucket, and know that most people will not notice….Read More

Trip Report Part Deux: The Gardens & Estates
Trip Report Part Deux: The Gardens & Estates

Back this week for Part Two of the trip report, this time focusing on the gardens and estates we visited in England. A timely trip as who knew, but 2016 is apparently the year of the English Garden. So glad we could oblige!….Read More

 

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