“Gathering Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

      8″ Gathering Vase 4110-09-09 4 3/4″ Opening/ Case of 9 or its twin.. C940 Case of 6 There are also Fatter & Slender Versions of the 8″ Gathering Vase Available   Teresa shares her opinion on working with the Gathering Vase. “The...

Know Your Flowers

Educate yourself with our new “Know Your Flowers” blog! We will be constantly adding educational information about the flowers we all know and love. Expand your flower brain and become a well rounded flower expert!      ...

Avoid Amaryllis Split Stems

  Amaryllis is an extremely popular item during this time of year! Working with Amaryllis there are some tricks we’d like to share with you to help you out with your designs! During the processing stage of amaryllis we cut each stem with a sharp knife at an...

This Winterberry Tip May Save Your Holiday!

  Winterberry is one of the most popular floral items during the winter season. Here’s a tip well worth listening to, shared by our very own Teresa, that may save your holiday from becoming a disaster!     If you’re planning on using your...

Teresa’s Festive Centerpiece

    Teresa’s Festive Centerpiece! Here you can see what Teresa used to make this lovely design. All can be purchased here at Stevens and Son for a great price!   Here’s a list of  items used:   Design Master “Brilliant Gold” ...

“Lula Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

7″ Lula Vase 3032-06-09 4 1/8″ opening /case of 6 also available in: Cottage Lane Ombre (New Color This Year) Farmers Market (New Color This Year) Samgria (New Color This Year) This vase has a large capacity wide mouth. The wide base and narrowed neck...

“Two Dozen Rose Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

    10″ Two Dozen Rose Vase 4024-06-09 5 3/4″ Opening/ Case of 6   “I have seen this vase met with skepticism in regards to whether or not it will actually hold two dozen roses, I assure you it will. Best of all, it requires no tape grid to get started and...

“Rose Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

  9″ Rose Vase 4229-12-09 4″ Opening/ Case of 12 This vase is one of the Rose Vase Trio. A bit shorter and broader than the average dozen rose vase, it lends itself well to a mixed bouquet also. The glass is nice and thick without an obvious pattern on it...

Droopy Flowers

  Do you have a problem with droopy flowers? Well here are three solutions to help fix your droopy problems.  The first tip comes from the book “Flowers A to Z” by Cecelia Heffernan. She explains one way to fix your flowers that wilt or droop prematurely...

World Floral Expo 2017

Our buyer Jim went to the World Floral Expo in Las Vegas! He had a wonderful time and talked with some amazing people. Here are some pictures of the event. Amazing experience surrounded by amazing flowers!                       ...

Valentine’s Day Facts

Valentine’s Day Facts:   – One legend has it that Valentine’s Day originated to commemorate St. Valentine’s death in 270 A.D. The Roman clergyman was executed Feb. 14 for secretly marrying couples in difiance of the emperor. According to others...

Stem of Hearts

  Want to make your First Lady Purple Kale stem a little more presentable? Here is a neat trick we learned from one of our wonderful customers!         With just a flick of your knife you can turn your kale stem into a stream of hearts!...

Get Rid of Stinky Flower Smells

Yes flowers can give off a glorious intoxicating smell . . . but then PEW WEE! There’s some that are just plain TOXIC!   A famous floral item during this time of year is the Berried Juniper. it’s a great product to use for the holidays but sometimes you...

Transform Your Lotus Pods!

Are your Lotus Pods looking a little dull? A great tip from our very own Teresa! Just spray a little wood toner on them and they’ll give you that FRESH new look! A perfect decor for your floral arrangements! Purchase these items at Stevens and Son today!...

Thriller, Spiller, Filler

Here’s a way to help you arrange your pots, it’s called the “Thriller, Spiller, Filler” technique. To provide visual interest to a container garden, follow this concept. In that, you have to combine plants of different heights and sprawling...

“Green Cube Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

4″ x 4″ Cube 3059-12-295 Green Breeze Asst: green, pink, orange, and purple Also available in: solid red and clear This little guy is perfect for a desktop or side table. Teresa shares her working conditions with the cube vase,”It is difficult to...

“Alessandra Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

    11 3/4″ Alessandra Vase 3387-06-09 6 3/8″ Opening/ Case of 6 Clear   A new vase from Syndicate Sales this year, it is similar to the Romanesque Vase but a bit taller with an inch more on the opening. The flare in the middle increases the water volume....

“Rosie Posie” Teresa’s Test Drive

   5″ Rosie Posie Vase, Vintage Green 3030-12-426 3 1/2″ Opening / Case of 12 Clear, Vintage Amber, Vintage Blue, Vintage Green, Vintage Purple, and Vintage Pink also comes in.. Case of 12 Asst. Pack of Purple, Pink, Blue, and Green.   Teresa gives us her...

“Peony Vase” Teresa’s Test Drive

  5″ Peony Vase 5462-12-09 4 1/4″ Opening/ Case of 12 Recycled Glass   Teresa explains her experience with the Peony Vase wonderfully. “I was prepared not to like this vase and was pleasantly surprised. If you don’t use a tape grid, you will...