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  • Greenery Pantone Color of the Year 2017

    At the end of 2015, I predicted to Casey and many of our floral design students that Pantone would choose a shade of green for 2016’s color of the year, however, the world color authority surprised us with dual colors in light blue and light pink. While we enjoyed a year of light pastels throughout […]

  • December Flower Duet Newsletter Features our Annual Gift Guide

    In addition to our Annual Gift Guide, we feature a lot more great free floral topics in this month’s floral design news from Flower Duet. December 2016 News 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Flower Lovers There are No Bad Flower Arrangers, only Bad Vases Real Wedding by Flower Duet Flower Duet is Florist for WIPA […]

  • November Flower News – Sunset Magazine Test Gardens Dinner

    In our free newsletter this month, we cover lots of great topics: November 2016 News 2017 Floral Classes Focus on Locally Grown Sunset Magazine F2V Dinner Filoli’s Flowers Dazzle Guest Speaking Demos Book Recommendation: Foraged Flora Floral Tool: Grapevine Wreaths Read the November 2016 News

  • October Floral News

    In this month’s October Floral News, we cover all the bases! Flowers Last Longer Than…a long-cooked meal! Succulent Pumpkin Classes with Flower Duet Detroit Flower Week – Don’t miss out! Autry Museum with CA Natives – A special class just for members! Where to Buy CA Native Plants Farm-to-Fork Watercolor Exhibit Floral Gift Book – […]

  • September Floral News – Flower Lambs!

    In this month’s news, we cover lots of fun and colorful things! LA Food & Wine Festival Flowers Flower Duet at Banning Museum “A Day in the Garden” Where to Buy Wholesale Flowers on Sunday Floral Crowns for Flamingos Sunset Magazine’s Stunning Mum Designs Flower Book: Meaningful Bouquets Flower Tool: Feather Flowers Our floral news comes […]

  • August Flower News – Fiesta Flowers!

    In this month’s floral design news from Flower Duet, we take trips back East to Jefferson’s Monticello and design flowers for a Fiesta feast with a Dia De Los Muertos them! Colorful and fun! A Trip to Monticello’s Flower Gardens Día de los Muertos Flowers at City Club LA Summer Floral Hair Wreath in Two […]

  • Best Online Flower Reference Libraries

    During our workshops we are often asked about good resources to learn more about what varieties of flowers are available and when they are in season. Here are a few of our favorite online floral libraries we use the most often in our business. While you may not live near Los Angeles, many of the […]

  • American Grown Flowers Week – June 28 – July 4, 2016

    2016 American Grown Flowers Week The 2nd Annual American Grown Flowers Week festivities have already begun with a floral design contest among farmers and designers who are members of  The contest encourages farmers and florists to post photographs of their red-white-and-blue bouquets along with the #americangrownflowers tag on social media platforms. Entrants will be […]

  • Create a Floral Pocket Square in Lieu of a Hankerchief

    One of my favorite TV shows a few years ago was the indulgent Gossip Girl on the CW and I loved the character of Chuck with his various pocket squares. He always looked quite dapper even when he was plotting against poor Dan. I never did see him with a fresh floral pocket square, but […]

  • Flower Industry Podcast, Slow Flowers, Features Flower Duet

    If you are a fan of radio podcasts and a flower enthusiast, then you will want to subscribe to the Slow Flowers podcast by Debra Prinzing. You’ll find a recent podcast where she interviewed us for almost an hour. LISTEN NOW! (CLICK LINK BELOW) SLOW FLOWERS EPISODE 246: PERFECT HARMONY WITH FLOWER DUET OF LOS ANGELES […]