Flower Empowered- one class, countless skills

Hannah BryanArrangements, Learning OpportunitiesLeave a Comment

Tuesday night I got to participate in an awesome flower class! It was a floral arranging class that is offered through Living Social. Taught by D.C. flower guru Sarah von Pollaro, the class is advertised as a “introductory floral arranging lesson” and man, did it deliver! The price for the class is $60 but the skills you learn in an … Read More

Hannah BryanFlower Empowered- one class, countless skills

Conditioning Carnations for quick use!

jbryanBasics, How-To2 Comments

Here at You Do Flowers, we talk a lot about conditioning flowers. And I realized as I was writing the other day, that if you are new to flowers, you’re probably thinking to yourself  “what the heck is she talking about?!?” Well, I’m sorry for the oversight–I’m new to the blogging game, and a mistake or two were bound to … Read More

jbryanConditioning Carnations for quick use!

Drooping Hydrangea & How To Fix It

jbryanBasics, Growing, How-ToLeave a Comment

“My floral problem involves hydrangeas. Whenever I purchase hydrangeas for arrangements I’m guaranteed that two out of three stems will be droopy in less than 24 hours. Short of bringing a bucket of water to the store is there anything I can do to prevent this or is it caused by my decidedly UN-green thumbs!” This great question came in … Read More

jbryanDrooping Hydrangea & How To Fix It

Easter flowers get conditioned at the National Cathedral

jbryanBasics, HolidayLeave a Comment

Easter flowers at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC is a big deal, and it is so incredibly beautiful once it is all decorated with the pastel colors of the flowers we work with! The huge teams of volunteers start next week, and I could not be more thrilled to be working with my team doing the Easter flowers on … Read More

jbryanEaster flowers get conditioned at the National Cathedral