Flowers Blog

How to care for flowers during winter
December 7th, 2017

There’s no doubt that winter is the most challenging time of the year for our favourite flowers to survive. With rain, sleet, snow and high winds expected during winter in Ireland it is always best to be prepared. As the weather is predicted to plummet into the negatives in the coming days, Mad Flowers have […]

Top 4 Flowers to spread the Christmas Spirit
November 30th, 2017

They say Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year and despite the cold winter, the festive season still manages to bring out the warmth and joy in others. Mad Flowers have created a list that will help you bring the Christmas Spirit to your home with our top four Christmas flowers.   1) […]

10 Fun Flower Facts
November 23rd, 2017

Flowers are beautiful to look at and majority of them smell divine but there’s so much more to them than you would think. Here at MAD Flowers, we enjoy learning new things about flowers every day which is why we wanted to share with you 10 fun flower facts that you may or may not […]

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 […]