Flower arranging

Self-proclaimed Perfectionist Calms Her Inner Critic With Floral Arrangements and Dosist

“So, uh, can I try?” I ask hesitantly, and more than once, during my stay at the Calm for Mom event co-hosted by cannabis-meets-wellness company Dosist and flower delivery darlings Matilda’s Bloombox, including the beautiful boxes florals with arrangement instructions are meant to put the blackest of thumbs at ease. I feel the same apprehension […]

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Amaranthus Caudatus is strange, from another world and our new essential for flower arranging

The most spectacular flower arrangements tend to go up and out, but we argue for a downward focus. As in, on flowers leaning theatrically on their vessel towards the ground, sometimes even sliding across the table, for a display that is certainly eerie but also 100 percent fascinating. Our first choice for such a plant […]

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Gardening diary: Learn Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangement

Do you have a plant class, garden tour, or other event you’d like us to mention? Email me at jeanette.marantos@latimes.com – with at least three weeks notice, please! – and we can include it later. Here is the last one: March 19 Creating communities of naturalistic plantations, a conference by Nigel Dunnett, author of Naturalistic […]

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Ikebana, find out more about the world of Japanese flower arrangements

Majuni / Shutterstock Photo BankThis article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more information. Ikebana, or the Japanese tradition of flower arranging, has a long history dating back to the 7th century. “The Way of Flowers” ​​is a delicate […]

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7 flower arrangement trends to try in 2019 – flower arrangement ideas

Emily Hoefman / EyeEmGetty Images A beautiful bouquet of flowers can brighten up even the grayest winter days, filling your space with the much-needed early spring sunshine. The experts at Bloom & Wild online florists have made their predictions on the floral trends that will be important in 2019. Here, head florist Caroline Grimble, and […]

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Flourish Flower Truck provides DIY experience in flower arrangement

ALI JAMES | BUYER NEWS CORRESPONDENT Flourish Flower Truck allows customers to create their own unique bouquets. Flourish Flower Truck allows customers to create their own unique bouquets. Ruth White, Knoxville News Sentry Every Thursday morning, Savannah Pannell fills the back of her vintage Flourish flower truck with buckets of fresh flowers. “I’ve always had […]

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Let Wynn Las Vegas teach you about flower arranging, cooking seafood and more

You bought flowers at the supermarket. A new bread maker is on your kitchen counter. Now what? Let an expert florist, chefs and more teach you their secrets throughout 2018 at Wynn Las Vegas Master Classes. The five-star resort continues its Master Class series for a second year with new additions to the well-curated list […]