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So Many Ferns, So Little Time

As you wander our design campus in Bloomfield Hills you’ll notice an explosion of beautiful ferns. With varying leaves and care it can be hard to determine the best fern for your home. We are here to help! Start with this great informational guide to a few of our ferns and don’t be afraid to ask questions! We want to make sure you find the perfect fern for your home 🙂

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Fast Growing Trees for Zone 6

  Autumn Blaze Red Maple Tree These trees are perfect for our icy winters and year-round windy conditions while providing brilliant fall color! If you’re looking for a low-maintenance, mess-free, and quick-growing maple tree then the Autumn Blaze Red Maple Tree is the perfect addition to your yard. When planting be careful of the surrounding area, the root system is shallow and can cause damage to nearby structures. Quick Facts: Grows 40-50 ft high and 30-40 ft wide | Needs…

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Find the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

This week we are celebrating moms! Whether your mom loves to be elbow deep in the garden or sipping mimosas on the patio we have something that she will absolutely love! Here are a few of our favorites: For the Garden Lover French Sap Pot A beautiful pot with a unique story. Aged to perfection by keeping grapes warm on freezing nights in French vineyards and ready to be planted with your mom’s favorite orchid! Online and In-Store | $32.00…

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#TipTuesday: This Week’s Vegetable Garden

We are just over a month away from the last frost (hopefully sooner) which means our indoor seed starting should be in full swing! If you haven’t already started your seeds it’s not too late. Always consult the seed packet for exact planting information. Some seeds prefer seed starting indoors while others thrive in direct outdoor starts. Here is a list of veggies that should be started by the end of this week if you live in zone 6. Discover…

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Simple Ways to Update Your Space for Spring

Follow fleurdetroit’s board springspiration on Pinterest. Spring inspires bright colors and simple edits that help bring us out of our winter hibernation. With the snow turning into rain and the days warming up it is time to start unfurling from our winter naps and begin the spring updates. There’s a reason it’s called spring cleaning, the sun feels brighter and our homes begin to feel too cluttered and dusty. Begin by packing up the last of your holiday decorations (don’t…

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A Modern Twist Workshop

March was the month of Modern Twists in our floral studio. The workshop focused on modern design with a few fun twists including the knotted accents and pincushion proteas! April’s workshop focuses on adding a pop of color with spring flowers; the evening begins with a few trade secrets and ends with a beautiful floral arrangement that is yours to take home. Discover our workshop schedule and sign up here.  

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Making a Kokedama Herb Garden (and other ideas)

If you’ve been on Pinterest lately then you have seen the abundance of spring ideas and trends, including the emerging trend of kokedama (Japanese string gardens). We absolutely love this new trend and have some hanging in the shop featuring a few varieties of peperomia. Our minds started to wander thinking of all the cool plants we could do this with, including a window herb garden! Other plants that would look great are orchids, bromeliads, string of pearls, donkey’s tail,…

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Discover the pH of your Garden Soil

The pH of soil is often an important part of growing vivacious flora but, just as often, it is forgotten. The acidity of your soil can greatly impact the roots of plants and the availability of minerals within the soil. Since plants thrive in a neutral soil there are measures you can take to change the pH of your soil depending on if it is alkaline or acidic. To test the soil in your garden you will need white vinegar,…

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