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...

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...

US State Flowers

U.S. State Flowers and Their History   Here you can see all of the United State’s state flowers and their history of how they came to be!   Each week we will be adding a new State Flower to our blog until we’ve reached the end so please keep...

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!      ...

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!...

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” ...

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...

Nicandra, Peruvian Apple

Today’s Stevens and Son Showcase flower is the Nicandra (Listed on our Price List as Peruvian Apple) This unique beauty is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family. In the southern U.S., people rub the leaves on their skin as a fly...

Christmas/Festival Bush

Our Christmas Bush, Festival Bush is in! Our Christmas Bush, otherwise known as Festival Bush, is in!  AVAILABLE NOW for a LIMITED TIME only! Beautiful Festival/Christmas Bush in this week! Come in and grab yours now! Or be sure to call your Sale’s...

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...

Little Water Goes a Long Way!

A small amount of water goes a long way! Most of the time flowers like a lot of water and love to stay hydrated! But there are some flowers out in the world that work better with little amounts of water such as; tulips, mini calla lilies, and anthuriums. Unlike with...

Growing Lavender

Here’s some simple tips about growing lavender!     1. Garden Spacing   If you are growing lavender in a garden, make sure to space the plants 12 to 18 inches apart. Also, make sure the spot is in full sun. The soil needs to be aerated and well drained...

“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...

“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...

How to Make Moss Covered Pots

Did you know you can paint a variety of “food” sources on your clay or terracotta pots to create a green moss cover? You can paint yogurt or buttermilk on them. with a slight mixture of cut up moss on your clay pots to start a green moss cover. Here is a...

“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...

“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...