Category Archives: Floral Design

  • Celebrate American Flowers Week 2018!

    This month in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., on June 29th, 2018 Flower Duet will join fab­u­lous flo­ral design­ers and farm­ers to edu­cate, inspire and help con­nect each oth­er through the love of local­ly grown flow­ers! What is Amer­i­can Flow­ers Week? Debra Prinz­ing, Slow Flow­ers founder and cre­ative direc­tor, announced details for the 2018 Amer­i­can Flow­ers Week cam­paign […]

  • How to Get #OnTheList!?

    All Pho­tos by Miki & Son­ja Pho­tog­ra­phy We love being part of this fan­tas­tic group of ven­dors who meets once a month to dis­cuss how to grow our busi­ness­es and be the best we can be in our indus­try. So hap­py to share what we learn togeth­er to ven­dor peers in our 5th annu­al spring […]

  • Flower Duet In Florists’ Review Magazine May 2018 Issue

    This month is very excit­ing for both of us as we were fea­tured in the Slow Flow­ers Jour­nal sec­tion of the May 2018 Issue of Florists’ Review mag­a­zine…AND…Kit wrote a cov­er arti­cle about the Los Ange­les Flower Dis­trict! This mag­a­zine is the old­est and largest trade pub­li­ca­tion in the flo­ral indus­try and the industry’s only inde­pen­dent month­ly […]

  • Learn How To Create a Daffodil Floral Design

      It’s Daf­fodil sea­son! They are everywhere…get ‘em while they’re hot! A FEW TIPS YOU MUST LEARN ABOUT DAFFODILS!!!! Also known as Jon­quils, Paper Whites or Nar­cis­sus, Daf­fodils do not play well with oth­er flow­ers. So, it’s best to keep these flow­ers on their own in their own arrange­ments. Cut stems exude sap that can be detri­men­tal to oth­er flow­ers; there­fore, store […]

  • 2018 Field to Vase Dinner Tour Dates & Farms Announced

    The Amer­i­can Grown Field to Vase Din­ner Tour has just launched its 2018 tour dates! We loved being a part of this incred­i­ble tour and high­ly rec­om­mend that you expe­ri­ence this award-win­n­ing flo­ral-focused din­ner event for your­self. Don’t wait. Take advan­tage of spe­cial tour launch pric­ing now! It’s a new year for the love­ly and scrump­tious Amer­i­can […]

  • 2018 American Flowers Week Announced -

    What is Amer­i­can Flow­ers Week? Launched in 2015, AFW is a week-long cel­e­bra­tion of domes­tic flow­ers to raise con­sumer aware­ness and unite America’s flower farm­ers with the U.S. flo­ral indus­try. The dates coin­cide with Inde­pen­dence Day (June 28-July 4, 2018). What is the pur­pose? The goal of Amer­i­can Flow­ers Week is to engage the pub­lic, pol­i­cy­mak­ers and the […]

  • Flower Duet to Speak at the 2nd Annual Slow Flowers Summit

    What is the Slow Flow­ers Sum­mit? Called a “TED Talk for Flower Lovers,” the SUMMIT is a one-day lec­ture series for cre­ative pro­fes­sion­als, thought lead­ers and pio­neer­ing voic­es in the pro­gres­sive Amer­i­­can-grown flo­ral com­mu­ni­ty. Designed to stim­u­late curios­i­ty, exam­ine con­ven­tion­al assump­tions and explore con­scious and eth­i­cal prac­tices in the flo­ral indus­try, the Sum­mit agen­da asks speak­ers and audi­ence mem­bers […]

  • Crazy about Kokedama Balls!

    We have long admired the ancient botan­i­cal prac­tices of Bon­sai & Ike­bana. After all, our par­ents were mar­ried in Japan, our broth­er was born in Japan and so we feel an affec­tion and con­nec­tion to this cul­ture. We won­dered to our­selves, “Could we make an Arty-Mossy Japan­ese Ball whose ori­gins dat­ed back to the ear­ly 1600s?” Our […]