Flowers Blog

Exotic Flowers – Did You Know?
November 9th, 2017

    This week we thought we’d bring you some interesting facts about exotic flowers. We purchase and admire them but how much do we actually know about them and where they come from? Exotic flowers such as orchids , strelitzia, gloriosa, and anthuriums all have origins in the Americas and Africa. They were mostly […]

Top 5 Flowers to Grow Indoors
November 2nd, 2017

It’s always nice to have flowers and plants around the house to add character and colour to the place. However, there are also many benefits to growing them indoors such as reducing carbon dioxide levels, increasing humidity and removing harmful compounds in the air. It’s often hard to know which flowers are best to grow […]

DIY Flower Arrangements – 5 Simple Steps
October 26th, 2017

When you’re entertaining in the home, it’s always nice to have that special something that will brighten up the room. Maurice Wynne, multi-award winning Dublin florist has given his 5 simple steps that will help you to create your own stunning table centerpiece for any occasion.   Step 1: Preparation Materials Needed: Flowers – The […]

Mixing colours – How to create a harmonic flower arrangement?
October 19th, 2017
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“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” Luther Burbank – American botanist, horticulturist, and pioneer in agricultural science – Born in 1849 We agree with Mr. Burbank. A beautiful bouquet can brighten even the gloomiest days and brings some great feelings to everybody around […]

Decorate Your Office With Flowers and Plants
October 12th, 2017
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Bright lights, white walls, dark carpet, the distant noise of a radio and the constant sound of the loud typing and clicking. No matter what your area is, offices are often pretty much the same all around the country.  This is the place where we exchange our time and skills for money and where we […]

Think Pink – MAD Flowers Joins the Fight against Cancer
October 5th, 2017
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It’s the beginning of October and people from all around the world are focusing their attention on Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Registry, every year around 3,200 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. This means that 1 in 10 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland in their lifetime. In […]

Are orchids difficult to care for? Tips from Maurice Wynne
September 30th, 2017
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There are few things say more about the personality of a home and its owners than a statement flower arrangement. If you see a selection of cactus and succulents, you know that you’re in a place where practicality rules, while a pretty bunch of wildflowers adds a sweet and delicate touch to any room. In […]

Plants vs. Pets – 6 Toxic Plants to Keep Away From Dogs and Cats
September 18th, 2017
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What do you do when you’re not feeling well? If you grew up in Ireland, you were taught that a glass of 7up could get rid of many illnesses, from an upset stomach to a hangover. Unfortunately, dogs and cats don’t have access to this wise advice, and sometimes they end up eating flowers and […]

How to Choose Wedding Flowers?
September 8th, 2017
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You have been waiting for this day for months (or years). You sit for a while with your eyes closed and run a film through your mind. Invitations were sent in advance, many dresses were tried, and probably some tears were dropped on the pillow or during your commute to work. The day has finally […]

How To Care For Tulips?
August 31st, 2017
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Life in a big city can be overwhelming. At the end of a busy day, there’s nothing better than relaxing in a comfortable and uplifting place – and there’s no place like home.  Having some well-placed greenery in your house can give the needed sense of relaxation and create a restful ambiance. A great option […]