I've bought flowers maybe once by phone, have you? Take a look at the ad vs. reality articlehere written in the online Wall Street Journal. WOW!!
In fact, I am thinking to give my MIL flowers for Mother's Day. There is nothing else to give, she does not want STUFF nor enjoys eating out much. The usual routine is to visit and do jobs around the house for her.
That's one of the reasons I harvest flowers from my yard. And it's not a big yard. Even so, presently blooming and available for cutting:
o Calla Lily
And I think outside the box to use any manner of supplements such as:
o Sage (smells great)
o Orange Blossoms (smells even greater)
o jasmine (SMELL!!)
It also being Teacher Appreciation Day, my daughter insisted on making a home grown bouquet for one of her teachers. I just gave away what I thought were the only roses - 6 long stemmed red beauties - to the ice skate coach this past weekend. But NO! DD made a really sweet bouquet with a coral rose, wine red geranium, big purple iris, and ferns.
If I weren't so wrapped up in getting her out of bed, in the shower, packed for school and out the door, I would have said I was PROUD of her for the smart choice. ARGH! Not to mention she made this bouquet the last 5 minutes of the morning.
Pffft. Here's a sneak peak at my upcoming feature at the art gallery shop in June...
Pretty as a Picture
Stone Heart earrings with a garnet, pearl tassel are displayed against layered tissue and printed salmon paper. Framed in a mahogany stained box. Copper leverbacks.
For sale in June at the Ventura Harbor Village Gallery.