Flower & Plant Care Guides

How do I take care of my Fresh Flower Arrangement or Bouquet?

You can learn more about taking care of your arrangement by visiting our flowercare page.

What flowers are appropriate for a Funeral?

Our Funeral Etiquette Guide is designed to help you understand the traditions of standards of funerals. 

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Should I send Sympathy flowers to the home or the funeral?

Our Funeral Etiquette Guide is designed to help you understand the traditions of standards of funerals. 

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How do I take care of my Bromeliad Plant?

PLANT BIO
Exotic blooms in a variety of sunset colors. Easy to care for and natural air-purifier hailing from tropical Americas.

WATER & SOIL
Let soil dry between waterings, testing the soil by dipping a finger into the top 3 in of the soil. Pour water into the “cups” formed by the leaves at the base, changing the water weekly.  Plant should be in well-draining, nutrient-rich potting soil.

SUN & LIGHT
Bromeliads LOVE light, but can also do well in low-lit rooms and offices. Keep plant near brightly-lit window when possible, avoiding direct sunlight.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my Dish Garden (Mixed Green Planter)?

PLANT BIO
A personal, curated mini-garden, featuring an assortment of green and/or blooming plants.

WATER & SOIL
These plants like the soil to be slightly moist, but not soggy.  Determine when to water by dipping a finger into the soil. If it feels slightly dry, it’s time to water.  Pinch off any wilted blooms to encourage new blooms on your plant.

SUN & LIGHT
These plants like bright but indirect light. Place near a brightly lit window, but out of direct sun.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my Fiddle Leaf Fig?

PLANT BIO
Lush, wide-leaf foliage, this popular plant for the home or office can grow up to 6 ft tall and hails from Western Africa.

WATER & SOIL
Place your finger about 2 in deep into the soil; if your finger comes out dry, it’s time to water. Avoid overwatering by watering about every 1-2 weeks.  Plant should be in well-draining, nutrient-rich potting soil.

SUN & LIGHT
The fiddle leaf LOVES light. Keep the plant as close as possible to a large, brightly lit window, but avoid direct sunlight. Dust leaves to keep them glossy.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of Green Plants?

The care instructions provided below are generally applicable for all house plants, but for more specific directions, Google the name of your specific plant (if you have it).

WATER & SOIL
Keep soil moist; water thoroughly when soil is dry to touch, draining any excess water.

SUN & LIGHT
Green plants generally prefer diffused or indirect sunlight, rather than direct sun. Place in a warm location, avoiding excessively hot or cold areas as much as possible.

 

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my Phalenopsis Orchid Plant?

PLANT BIO
One of the easiest varieties of orchids to grow as a houseplant. Native to India, China, and Southeast Asia.

WATER & SOIL
Water your orchid once every 14 days, using approximately one shot glass of water per orchid plant.
Tip: Most people tend to overwater their orchids!

SUN & LIGHT
Bright, indirect sunlight is best for growth, but avoid direct sunlight.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my Sansevieria (Snake) Plant?

PLANT BIO
The Sansevieria aka Snake Plant aka Mother-in-Law's-Tongue features two-tone, green leaves that naturally clean the air. Amazingly easy to care for, hailing from Western Africa.

WATER & SOIL
Allow soil to dry completely in between waterings. During summer months, water plant when top inch of soil is dry. Water at base of plant, avoiding leaves and center.  Plant should be in well-draining, nutrient-rich potting soil.

SUN & LIGHT
Sansevierias perform well in any light, but best in bright indirect light. Can be kept outside, but should come indoors during winter months.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my Spath Plant (Peace Lily)?

PLANT BIO
Ivory white blooms & glossy emerald green foliage.  Super easy to care for & removes toxins from air!

WATER & SOIL
These plants like the soil to be slightly moist, but not soggy. Avoid overwatering by watering no more than once a week. Chlorine can damage peace lilies. Use distilled water when possible.  Plant should be in well-draining, nutrient-rich potting soil.

SUN & LIGHT
Peace lilies are the perfect indoor plant: they LOVE low light. Keep 5-8 ft from window for perfect lighting.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my Succulents?

PLANT BIO
Feature generally thick leaves designed to store water. Very popular & very low maintenance.

WATER & SOIL
Water at base of plant once every two weeks or when soil feels dry. Do not use misters. Soak soil, but avoid over-watering.  Plant should be in well-draining, nutrient-rich potting soil. If your container does not have drainage holes, water sparingly.

SUN & LIGHT
Keep near a bright window.  Succulents love bright, indirect light, but direct too much direct sunlight can cause leaf burn.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!

How do I take care of my ZZ Plant?

PLANT BIO
Slow growing, longlasting green beauty hailing from Eastern Africa. VERY low- maintance, air-purifier!

WATER & SOIL
Water when top three inches of soil is dry. Dip your finger in soil to test dampness. Avoid over- watering by watering no more than twice a month.  Plant should be in well-draining, nutrient-rich potting soil.

SUN & LIGHT
ZZ plants are the perfect indoor plant: they do well in high & low lighting. Keep 5-8ft from window.

Looking for more info?  We recommend starting with Google.  The internet is FULL of great care instructions and advice about most any plant!