For as long as we can remember, we’ve been decorating weddings with candles, typically paraffin wax candles. There’s nothing more romantic than lighting up an event that’s so full of love with a ton of candle light. If you’re a wedding florist, you’ve probably also figured out that there’s money to be made if you […]

Indoor Wedding Ceremony Mantle at DAR Constitution Hall with white and green florals and candles

Years ago I wrote a blog post about sustainable floristry and how I recycle at Sweet Blossoms.  At the time that I wrote it, I was quite proud of the fact that I was able to recycle so much of the waste that comes with the flowers that I use for weddings. To be clear, […]

blush and ivory ceremony flowers with blush fabric swag

Anyone who has been following my business knows how I feel about local flowers. If you don’t know, let me reiterate my wish for local flowers. I LOVE local flowers. My company has been committed to buying American Grown flowers and foliage for many reasons:  1) The product is fresher, generally cut into fresh water and […]

burgundy and pink floral arrangement with tulips, hellebore and hyacinth

Mallory and Jesse wanted an eco-friendly wedding at Zigbone Farm Retreat in Sabillasville, MD, with a peachy, coral-y palette that had a casual wildflower vibe to go with their venue. Zigbone is an eco-friendly farm with historic buildings, farm animals, gorgeous mountain views and space for all sorts of gatherings! Mallory first got in touch […]

bride is holding a peach and coral bouquet with zinnias and dahlias at Zigbone Farm Retreat

This past August, I was finally lucky enough to take an informative visit to local CA flower farms.  I attended The Floral Source‘s Retreat to California to visit the flower farms around Santa Cruz.  We stayed at the beautiful Sand Rock Farm, which is open for weddings and other special events and it served as […]

An informative visit to local CA flower farms

Well, we are wrapping up June with American Flowers Week!⁠ ⁠ Maybe you have heard of American Grown Flowers or Slow Flowers?  Slow Flowers is a movement, started by Debra Prinzing, which educates consumers about the importance of making a conscious choice to purchase cut flowers which have been grown domestically (preferably locally), instead of […]

So you have seen all the behind-the-scene pics from my amazing trip to Vermont this fall.  Here is the culmination of all our hard work – a foam free, completely American Grown fall-inspired wedding arch, with matching bouquet and boutonniere.  Honestly, I think this is some of my favorite work….but as you know, I say […]

Today’s topic?  Going green here at Sweet Blossoms!  Operating a business that has the smallest carbon footprint as possible has been a priority of mine since I started the company three years ago.  One thing that became apparent to me immediately was there is a huge potential for waste when looking at the way that […]

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