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  • 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 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 […]