Oleander Floral Design Blog — spring

Get Easter-Ready With Us…

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Get Easter-Ready With Us…

A long weekend; the Easter bunny; egg hunts; hot cross buns; a family get-together. Whatever Easter means to you and yours, we’re ready to help you celebrate it in style here at Oleander! If you want to really spoil a loved one this Easter, it doesn’t get any better than a thoughtfully-chosen gift or a beautiful bouquet of vibrant spring blooms. From colourful tulips and cheery daffodils to our signature vase arrangements that are just perfect for dining tables, we really do have something for everyone here.  Want to give a gift that keeps on growing? Choose a picture-perfect plant...

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Springing Forward with Daylight Saving and What This Means for Your Plants

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Springing Forward with Daylight Saving and What This Means for Your Plants

Get ready to “spring forward” and set your clocks one hour ahead, because while you sleep, daylight saving time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 13. This is the rough one where we lose an hour of sleep and the mornings are darker for a while. When our alarm goes off at 7:00 a.m. it’s going to feel like it’s only 6:00 a.m. Yikes! Daylight saving time is meant to maximize the daylight hours we get. It’s effectiveness has been hotly debated over the years, but at the moment, we’re stuck with it here in Ontario. But why do...

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Spring Bulbs

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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...

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