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Theresa and Eric's October Wedding

In October of 2018, we had the pleasure of being part of Theresa and Eric's eucalyptus filled wedding.  Theresa wanted an all greenery wedding and that is exactly what she got! The church was beautifully dressed with two large vase arrangements overflowing with lush greens, three varieties of eucalyptus and soft green hanging amaranthus.   Theresa and the Attendant's bouquets were all hand-tied with a lush mix of thistle, three varieties of eucalyptus, seeded, parva and silver dollar with an accent of tryptamine.  Natural and flowing varieties of eucalyptus adorned the reception backdrop, head table and table centerpieces. I wish we could have bottled the smell, it was pure heaven :) Credits Photographer: http://www.blyndadacosta.com/ Venue: https://columbuseventcentre.com/

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Spring Bulbs

There are piles of snow on the ground and with more to come (UGH!), along with very cold temperatures it’s time to think SPRING! . The good news is we will be saying goodbye to Winter and an official hello to Spring on Wednesday March 20th.  Until we see the tulips and daffodils popping their heads through the soil outside, we’ve got the perfect fix, a beautiful bulb planter! What better way to celebrate the Spring than tulips, hyacinths, crocus and muscari blooming in your home or office? Caring for your bulbs is easy! Place the bulb planter in a cool location that receives bright, indirect light. Keep soil moist but not saturated. Remove flowers as they fade. After all...

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Industry Friends

Oleander Floral Design is proudly a preferred partner of Old Mill Toronto. Over the years, we have built relationships with some of the area’s best wedding and event specialists. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful venue, planning and coordination services, photography, dancing the night away to fabulous music or mouthwatering tasty treats, we can recommend a list of trusted professionals that you can rely on, to make your event a unique and memorable occasion. OLD MILL TORONTO The casual elegance and timeless style of Old Mill Toronto is unparalleled, making it an unrivaled venue for your special wedding day. Have the day of your dreams with a romantic wedding at Old Mill Toronto, and enjoy a lifetime of memories. https://www.oldmilltoronto.com/ PASTICHE EVENTS Pastiche...

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Bring Home Spring

With Christmas almost all but a distant memory, the winter months are a perfect time to treat yourself and add a touch of spring to your home.   Tulips are available in a stunning variety of shapes and colours.  The varieties we carry in the shop, January through early May are all locally grown in Ontario (Let’s hear it for local growers!!!) The magic of tulips is that they continue to grow several inches while in your vase so be sure to select a clean vase that is tall enough or simply enjoy watching them do their flower yoga 😊    If given proper care, tulips bloom 3-7 days. Your vase should be kept in a cool place out of the...

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Starting the New Year Green!

 Refresh and renew your space with the restorative power of green plants! During the winter months the air in your home becomes extremely dry so here are some reasons you should bring some plants home. House plants increase humidity and reduce carbon dioxide levels.  You can also consider an indoor plant like another filter in your home.  They help to reduce pollutants and dust levels and I think we can all agree the less dusting we need to do to the better 😊 We hear from customers time and again that they consider themselves “plant killers” or don’t have a “green thumb”.  Fortunately, there is a plentiful list of easy to care for plants that are sure to add...

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