Friday Flowers

Garden and Herb Festival

One of the most peaceful and bucolic parts of my hometown of Tiverton, RI is Tiverton Four Corners. The roads at this four-way intersection all lead to something wonderful – farms, beaches, hiking trails, vineyards, and some incredible local favorite shops and restaurants including The Provender, Milk and Honey,  Four Corners Grill, and the iconic […] Read more…

Friday Flowers: The Seeds

With the amazing array of cut flowers you can grow, which ones do you choose? There are a ton of resources available both online and in print about planting flowers, but with so many variables to consider- season, climate, location, soil quality, fertilizer, I’ll admit I got a bit overwhelmed. Then I reminded myself that this is supposed to […] Read more…

Friday Flowers are Back!

If you’ve been around here for awhile, you know I have a soft spot for plants and flowers. When I started planning my wedding almost 5 (?!) years ago, I fell in love with the wild and gorgeous arrangements by the likes of Saipua, Green Lion Design, Studio Choo and Floret. I’ve continued to follow these […] Read more…

Friday Flowers: greenlion design

For our last installment of May’s Friday Flowers series, we have my hometown hero, greenlion design. I know owner Kim Lamothe because we went to the same high school, but it wasn’t until she did the flowers for my wedding that I learned what an amazing person and floral artist she is. Greenlion design is […] Read more…

Friday Flowers: Floret

Floret is a flower farm and design studio located in the Skagit Valley of Washington state. The farm is run by Erin Benzakein and her family  and is certified organic. She runs trials of each variety before they grow them at a larger scale, and publishes her findings in her monthly column in Growing for […] Read more…

Friday Flowers: Studio Choo

Studio Choo is a Bay Area based floral studio owned by two best friends, Althea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo.  They use locally-grown flowers as often as possible, and their arrangements are always fresh and seasonally-inspired. In addition to designing flowers for weddings, the team wrote an adventurous floral and gardening column for the blog, Design*Sponge, titled, “We Like […] Read more…

Friday Flowers: Saipua

Note: I was originally going to post about several floral designers, but it would’ve been a ridiculously long post! Since “April showers bring May flowers”  – let’s switch up the Friday Explorer’s Club feature to be all about flowers this month. I got really into flowers when I started planning my wedding back in 2008. […] Read more…