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BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO PEONIES: GROWING TIPS AND BEAUTIFUL DIYS

For two weeks in June peony lovers everywhere rejoice and furiously arrange and photograph their precious flowers… or maybe that’s just me. There’s nothing like those delicate shades of pink and that glorious scent wafting from every bloom. But peonies aren’t always as easy to grow as they might seem.

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10 BEST ONE-AND-DONE CUT FLOWERS

As a farmer florist, one-and-done flowers offer an element of exclusivity to your floral arrangements. They have a shorter growing period than cut-and-come-again flowers, but they provide a special touch and add a sense of seasonality to bouquets. One-and-done cut flowers come in many varieties, but often end up being

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TOP 10 FLOWERS AND PLANTS FOR LANDSCAPING

Who doesn’t love perennials that bloom for a long period of time? Those flowers with long-lasting colours that are sure to wow the neighbours and cause an extra spark of happiness each time you walk up to your door? I’m sure I’m not alone in this obsession. These are the

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Easy White Peony & Yellow Lily Bouquet

I wasn’t going to do any more floral arrangements for awhile, but a trip to my Mom’s proved otherwise.  The lilies were in bloom, there were a few good white peonies left, and I simply couldn’t resist.  Do you have some peonies, lilies, yarrow, and ferns in your yard?  If

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Peony Table Centerpiece

Today we up the ante a little with a table centrepiece, featuring peonies and lilacs.  (Special thanks to my mother-in-law Barb for letting me grab some lilacs from her backyard!)  Arrangements for tables should be lower, so grab a short container and lets get started!

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Peonies+Mason Jar=Simple Perfection

Next up in our week of peony arrangements: peonies in a mason jar.  You could just cut 5 or so peonies and pop them in a mason jar, but strategically placed greenery bumps it up to the next level.

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