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  • 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 SlowFlowers.com.  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 […]

  • Steps to Make a Floral Crown Fascinator

    Floral crowns can be impactful with just a few blooms. Photo by Kit Wertz. For the Field to Vase Dinner we designed in Carlsbad, we were tasked with creating an easy DIY floral crown station. There were lots of people who took advantage of the fresh flowers provided by the local San Diego farms who […]

  • Flower Duet Sponsors Florals for WIPA Luncheon at Skirball

    Flower Duet was asked by the chairwoman of the Southern California Chapter of the Wedding Industry Professionals Association (WIPA) to create flowers for a spring luncheon at The Skirball Center on April 7, 2016.  WIPA SoCal members engaged in a roundtable discussion and had the opportunity to discuss topics with masters in the wedding industry. […]

  • Flower Duet Co-Sponsors Industry Luncheon and Masters Class for Event Planners

    This year’s theme was the “Wedding & Event Heroes Master Class” where we all shared keys to building a successful business in our industry. Our past events focused on saving the day during a particular event, but this year, we wanted to share how to build a wedding and event industry business successfully. During the […]

  • Flower Duet Designs Florals for American Grown Field to Vase Dinner in Carlsbad

    Flower Duet Designs over 125 Vases for 2nd Annual Field to Vase Tour to Promote American Grown Flowers On April 13, 2016, Casey and I were in Carlsbad, Calif. surrounded by a rainbow of blooming Ranunculus flowers dining on splendid dishes, wine, beer and coffee that were all grown locally. We were two of 145 […]