When do I plant bulbs?

28 June 2010

There are spring planted and fall planted bulbs, depending on the bulb crop you were looking to raise. Tulips, hyacinth, Allium, Crocus, Daffodils, all flower in early spring and are all planted in the late fall before a frost. These bulbs are all cued into blooming by temperature changes. They require a period of cooling [...]

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What is the difference between zonal geranium and a seed geranium?

28 June 2010

Zonal geraniums are propogated (reproduced) by taking cuttings. They are generally newer colors and varieties than their seed cousins. Seed geraniums are grown from seed.

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Can my annual survive inside during the winter?

28 June 2010

Over-wintering annuals depends on your lighting conditions and on the type of plant. Many people have success wintering geraniums in the house. Hibiscus, Ivy plants and many varieties of succulents do well in doors, as well. Some gardeners have even found success with Begonias. Plants like petunias, however, require more natural light per day that [...]

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Local florist, James Lowe, AIFD, Teaches in Minneapolis

7 June 2010

Last week your local floral artist James L. Lowe, AIFD, CFD was teaching at the Institute of Floristry located inside Koehler & Dramm Wholesale Florist in Minneapolis, MN. This was Lowe’s second class for the IOF. It was well attended and students were a combination of both professionals currently in the industry, career changers, and [...]

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Mother’s Day Favorites: Lowe’s Employees recommend:

7 May 2010

The employees at Lowe’s Floral have made the following great recommendations of their personal favorites for Mother’s Day: Ginger likes the Gardener’s Delight. It’s a beautiful collection of garden blooms including garden gloves. James prefers Alstroemeria with Attitude. He thinks it’s simple, clean and beautiful! Kim loves to give Gift Certificates. She likes to let [...]

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Best way to avoid FlowerFraud this Mother’s Day

5 May 2010

FlowerFraud is our new word for the fake Online Florists and Direct Shipping florists who misinform the public about their location and their qualifications. We were reminded of how often fake online florist pray on the public today when a couple called to send flowers to the wife’s mother. They had seen flowers and chocolates [...]

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Great Mother’s Day Card Messages

4 May 2010

Can’t think of what to write on your card to Mom? Find the perfect words to tell mom how you feel this Mother’s day in the Creative Card Sentiments section of our website. Here are some examples below. * There’s never been a minute I wasn’t glad you were my Mom. (Except when you goofed [...]

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What’s Your Mom Type? Mother’s Day Gifts for the Hip Mom

3 May 2010

To help our customers choose the perfect gift for MOM this Mother’s Day Lowe’s Floral has created some “Mom Profiles.” They are kind of like horoscopes for Moms. Read the individual description below and see if it doesn’t sound like someone you know. Hip moms are Artistic, Free-Spirited, Eclectic,and Bohemian. Hip Moms love to mix [...]

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What’s Your Mom Type? Mother’s Day Gifts for the Garden Mom

3 May 2010

To help our customers choose the perfect gift for MOM this Mother’s Day Lowe’s Floral has created some “Mom Profiles.” They are kind of like horoscopes for Moms. Read the individual description below and see if it doesn’t sound like someone you know. Garden Moms are often described as Gardener, Nature-Lover, Plant-a-holic, Green Thumbs. Garden [...]

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What’s Your Mom Type? Mother’s Day Gifts for the Craft Fair Mom

3 May 2010

To help our customers choose the perfect gift for MOM this Mother’s Day Lowe’s Floral has created some “Mom Profiles.” They are kind of like horoscopes for Moms. Read the individual description below and see if it doesn’t sound like someone you know. Craft Fair Moms are known for being Traditional, Home-spun, Crafty, and Classic. [...]

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