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  • 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 […]

  • Flower Duet to Sponsors WIPA Masters Roundtable Luncheon

    Flower Duet will sponsor the flowers for the next Wedding Industry Professional Association Souther California chapter Luncheon to be held April 7th, 2016. At this roundtable discussion, lunch guests will meet and discuss topics with masters in the wedding industry. From a celebrity wedding planner to a renowned wedding photographers, guests will have a chance […]

  • Kit Wertz of Flower Duet Guest Speaker at San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

    In March 2016, I had the honor to appear with fabulous floral designers at the 2016 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show in San Mateo, Calif. I spoke twice on the Flower Pavilion stage and once in the DIY stage. What I loved about the show was meeting all the other designers where were on hand to speak […]

  • Flower Duet appears on Fox5 San Diego

    Kit and Casey of Flower Duet promoted American Grown Flowers on Fox5 San Diego on March 25, 2016. We showed the host how to create a spring-themed floral design using only flowers grown in the USA! Here are some of the fun designs we made for the TV set. See more about this appearance in […]