If you live in a non-tropical area you may have wondered if you could even grow an orchid.  Well, you can!  Just follow these tips. Set the orchid in medium to bright light.  Avoid direct sunlight.  Ideally, the temperature should be between 62 – 77 degrees.  Provide good air circulation. Before watering, make sure the…

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June is National Rose Month.  Research has concluded that the rose is 35 million years old, but the Chinese began the cultivation of roses 5000 years ago.  The rose symbolizes both love and war.  Interesting, huh?  Our culture has associated love with the rose and it has been the most desired flower for centuries.  June…

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Have you ever wondered about the origin of Mother’s Day?  The story begins with a daughter’s determination to fulfill her mother’s dream of honoring mothers on a specific day.  In 1907 on the second anniversary of her mother’s death, Anna Jarvis held a small tribute to her mother.  Within two years with the support of…

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Easter sure is early this year, March 31st, about as early as it can be.  After more than 40 years in the floral business, Easter has always been about delivering fresh spring flowers and Easter lilies.  The traditional lily plant with the large white trumpet flower is the most common.  But now there are some new…

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St. Patrick’s Day is near and shamrocks are the popular plant for March.  They are an interesting plant with many varieties available and Magic City Floral stocks three of the varieties.  They all have pin wheel shaped leaves and small white or lavender blooms.  One of our varieties has large purple leaves and another has…

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So you just had flowers delivered to you, now what? Keep fresh flowers away from drafts and extreme temperatures, which can quickly dry out flowers and cause wilting. Avoid direct sunlight Flowers will last longer under cool conditions Place a moisture proof barrier under the container to protect your furniture Keep container filled to the…

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