Friday, March 1, 2024

Sneak Peek into PHS Flower Show, United By Flowers, Opening Tomorrow ~ A Floral Fantasy!


Like the sirens of the movie screen who knew just how to make an dramatic entry, the first garden you see at the PHS Flower Show opening tomorrow, “Edges and Reflections” takes your breath away.  Your Flower Show visit begins with this aquatic floral spectacle, boasting the Flower Show's largest body of water ever created and vibrant floral sculptures suspended like floral clouds. Here’s your sneak peek into this massive, immersive Flower Show: 

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Leap Year Bonus Day Ideas To Inspire Your Gift of An Extra Day


As if a genie appears out of the lamp offering you a magical gift of a day ~ an entire extra day 🌞 ~ this year we are blessed with a Leap Year bonus. 

There’s no question we greatly value time.  Time Idioms abound: “Better Late Than Never;” “Time and Tide Wait for None;” “Time is Money;” or “Have the Time of your Life.” 

What will you do with your extra time?  Here are a few suggestions for your consideration to Celebrate the gift of an extra day:

Friday, February 23, 2024

Here's How to Style An Elegant Pink and Green Tablescape Look To Delight Your Guests


With the joyful blessing of two special occasions on the calendar, I was looking to design a table setting that would work for the different occasions.

With a mirific sense of sophisticated style and garden glamour, of course.

Here's how to delight your guests with an elegant combination of nature's favorite colors: pink and green.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Florals in Fashion: Orchids Dazzle Fleek Fashion Runway at NYBG Orchid Show

If fashion runways ~ Catwalks ~ are meant to grab attention for introducing new fashion lines, then the 21st edition of the iconic orchid exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden, The Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion, is a heart-stopping, fashion-inspired celebration of all things orchid that you can’t take your eyes off of.

What does the intersection of “Hort-Couture” and “Haute Couture” look like? 

You won’t believe this orchid-inspired “Collection” style.  Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll see at this year’s Orchid Show: