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Hey, Sweetheart. I Love You More Than Roses.

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love comes in all forms. From lust to devotion to admiration, the ways to express loving feelings towards another run the gamut. However, not everyone has the words. Enter: The Sweet Heart Posy by Teresa Sabankaya, a Santa Cruz-based floral designer, author of The Posy Book and owner and creative director of Bonny Doon Garden Company. Quite literally, it’s a small …

Next Time You Send Flowers, Say ‘No Thanks’ to Floral Foam

You know that green, squishy stuff at the bottom of most floral arrangements? That’s floral foam! Conventional florists like it because it’s convenient, supports complex floral designs, holds up to 50 times its weight in water, and is an inexpensive way to prolong the life of an arrangement. The structure of floral foam is similar to the cellular structure of …