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Orchid

Orchids are among the most stylish and sophisticated plants you can grow in your home or office. They make fantastic houseplants, and their blooms can last for months. Orchids also make a wonderful gift for family members and/or friends.  Most Orchids have attractive...

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Did Someone Say Garden Sale?!

Peak garden season has come and gone. Thank you to everyone who chose to shop with us this season!  Although it gets a little crazy around here this time of year, we must admit, it’s one of our favourites!  We find so much joy in helping others plan their gardens, as...

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Canna Lily

Add bold colour and drama to flower beds or containers with Canna Lilies. These easy-care tropical bulbs are prized for their super-sized leaves in bright green, bronze, black, or variegated.  Even more spectacular are their showy stalks of yellow, red, orange, pink...

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Perennial Hydrangea

Loved and admired by gardeners far and wide, Perennial Hydrangea offers beautiful blooms all Summer long!  These big bloomers come in many different shapes and sizes, and their care can vary slightly from one variety to the next.  That being said, the general care...

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Dipladenia

This tropical vine is an Anna’s favourite as it provides beautiful Summer colour.  Dipladenia bears a steady supply of bright red, pink or white trumpet-shaped flowers well into Autumn.  Because Dipladenia blooms so profusely it is an excellent source of colour on...

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Easy Air

With Allergy season in full force, we thought we’d tell you about one of our favourite essential oils: DoTerra Easy Air!  Easy Air is a blend of essential oils that helps to ease breathing and sinus congestion symptoms associated with colds and allergies, naturally. ...

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Sunfinity Sunflower

Traditional sunflowers typically have only one stem, a single flower head, and blooms lasting for only 7–10 days.  Sunfinity Sunflower was cultivated to have many stems with a multitude of blooms and season-long performance, making it truly unique and different from...

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Mandevilla

Bold and showy, Mandevilla is known to add some drama to landscapes and container gardens. This tropical vine bears a nonstop supply of large, trumpet-shaped blooms in beautiful shades of red, pink, and white.  Mandevilla can also make a lovely addition to garden beds...

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It’s Asparagus Season!

There are so many things we love about this time of year! The warmer weather, longer and sunnier days, all things garden, and of course fresh, local produce!  When it comes to fresh fruits and vegetables, you cannot beat the taste and quality that comes with buying...

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Tropical Hibiscus

If you’re looking to create your own tropical oasis, then look no further than Tropical Hibiscus! These sun-loving plants make a great addition to pots, planters and garden beds.  Topical Hibiscus looks particularly at home by pools and paired with other tropical...

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Patio Pots

A quick and low maintenance way to increase your overall curb appeal is by adding some patio pots to your landscape.  Here at Anna’s we craft and create thousands of seasonal patio pots every year.  With Spring in full swing and Summer not too far behind our talented...

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Patio Planters Made Easy!

Garden season 2018 is in full swing here at Anna’s Flowers!  The garden centre has seen thousands of guests, and we couldn’t be more excited!  Now that the beautiful weather is here to stay we all seem to have one thing on our minds, and that’s enhancing our curb...

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Tropical Palm

Tropical Palms are perfect for adding some tropical flair to your home and/or garden.  In our climate, Tropical Palms are generally kept as houseplants but can also be used outdoors in the late Spring and Summer months. While there is a wide variety of Tropical Palms...

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Herbs

Who doesn’t love fresh herbs?  Herbs smell amazing, boost flavour and offer a number of amazing health benefits!  In fact, they are known to possess better grade vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and essential oils than dried herbs when ingested. Herbs can also be quite...

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3 “Annual” Fan Favourites

Those of you who have visited our greenhouses know that there is no shortage of plants around here!  Each year we house over 10,000 individual plant varieties and witness over 200,000 plants passing through our doors.  With stats like that, it’s hard to pick...

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Martha Washington Geranium

Perfect for early Spring, Martha Washington Geraniums require cooler weather to bloom.  Sometimes referred to as “Regal Geraniums” these beauties feature richly coloured blooms and ruffled looking leaves. Most commonly appearing in colours such as; lavender, pink,...

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Ranunculus

The bright, peony-like flowers of Ranunculus make a delightful addition to early-Spring flower borders, containers, or bouquets. These cool-weather bulbs are treated as annuals in our climate, but in select regions with cool, mild winters, they can act as perennials....

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day Friends! Although this is a very worthy day, we should be mindful of our big, beautiful Earth every day!  As citizens, it is our responsibility to advocate for our planet and lead by example.  We admit, it does get pretty overwhelming at times and...

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Forsythia

These early bloomers are among the first plants of Spring to burst with colour.  With their vibrant yellow flowers, this perennial shrub can add some major curb appeal to your home and garden. While fairly low maintenance and easy to maintain there are a few things...

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Hellebore

Just when you think Winter is never going to end, the spirit-lifting flowers of Hellebore burst into bloom. This fantastic, easy-care perennial develops lovely buttercup-shaped flowers in shades of white, cream, green, pink, red and bi-color. Hellebore, occasionally...

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Na-cho Average Queso!

If you’ve had the chance to come by the store recently, you would have noticed that over the Winter we expanded our food and beverage section.  Heck, we even built out a section dedicated purely to all things thirst-quenching and snackable! While attending our Winter...

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Ficus Lyrata

Most commonly called "Fiddle Leaf Fig".  This houseplant is becoming increasingly popular and for good reason!  These easy to grow plants offer up some beautiful texture with their oversized, waxy leaves.  They can grow to be quite impressive or pruned back if space...

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Pansy

Who can resist the charming faces of pansy? These happy-go-lucky flowers almost seem to smile as you walk by. Pansies come in a myriad of colours and patterns that look their best in the Spring or Fall when the weather is cool. In fact, in milder climates, pansies...

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Ready, Set, Seed!

Spring is officially here, which means garden season is well on its way!  Here at Anna’s, it’s no secret we love flexing our green thumbs and getting our hands a little dirty.  Early Spring is when it all begins, so we figured we'd discuss some of the key things to...

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Easter Lily

With their large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers, Easter Lilies bloom in a way that announces the coming of Spring.  These beautiful and fragrant flowers are best known for their association with the Easter holiday.  In our climate Easter Lilies are most commonly...

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Hydrangea

There's something almost magical about a hydrangea in full bloom, with its lush, full, pillow-like look. Who can resist their beautiful pops of colour and the promise that Spring is on the way!? Hydrangeas grow best in a spot that is sunny in the morning but has some...

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We’re Open!

The wait is officially over!  We are so happy to be back to business as usual here at Anna’s Flowers.  The last couple of months have not been in vain, however, as we were able to make some updates throughout the store.  Not to toot our own horn or anything, but the...

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Let’s Get Crafty!

It’s that time again… Workshops are back!  By now most of you know, here at Anna’s Flowers we LOVE our DIY Workshops!  We host just over 100 Workshops a year, spread over three different series’: Spring, Fall and Winter!  We would love to host Workshops in the Summer...

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Self-Love is the Best Love!

With Valentine’s Day only a few days away, and ads for flowers, stuffed animals and heart-shaped chocolates taking over the world, we figured we’d also take the opportunity to discuss the big L-word!  Sure, there are many different types of LOVE out there, and they’re...

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How To Clean Your Diffuser

One of the most common and preferred ways to enjoy essential oils is by using a diffuser.  Not only is a diffuser incredibly functional, but it can also act as a fun little accent piece.  Since diffusers come in many different colours, shapes, sizes, and materials you...

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Winter Houseplant TLC

Winter is the perfect opportunity to spend some time with your houseplants.  With the weather particularly chilly in our climate, most of us find ourselves spending far more time indoors than out, and rightfully so!  All this time indoors can be a great opportunity to...

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Mmm… Mmm… Micro Greens!

Slegers Greens is a family owned greenhouse operation located at the edge of Strathroy, 20 minutes west of London, ON.  This close proximity to Anna's Flowers, coupled with the fact that the greens are 'living' ensures unparalleled quality and freshness every time!...

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Nonno’s Lemon Tree

Those of you who have shopped with us for a while are likely no stranger to Nonno's lemons as they have been gracing our produce table for years now.  For all of our new friends out there, however, let us tell you a little story!  First off, you can read all about...

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Fresh & Festive Bouquets

We have a number of beautifully crafted bouquets available. No need to call ahead, simply pop-in and grab n’ go! These bouquets make a great little hostess gift or an easy addition to your existing holiday decor!

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LiveTrends Are Always Trendy!

You no doubt have heard us rave about LiveTrends by now.  There are so many reasons why we just can't get enough of these simplistic, yet beautiful little living creations! In short, LiveTrends artistically blend natural beauty, fashionable design, and simple...

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Essential Oils 101

Essential Oils have been used for tens of thousands of years and were revered for their healing properties and therapeutic qualities. In today’s fast-paced world filled with chemicals and additives, we are so far removed from what nature has gifted us. Here at Anna’s,...

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Poinsettia Care

It’s that time of year again… Poinsettia time! Our greenhouses are once again looking lush, this time around with beautiful pops of red, pink, white and green! We have been growing our poinsettias since August and it’s so nice to see them thriving! We propagate them...

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Let's welcome Spring, together, with some creative DIY!

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for a workshop this year!

We find so much joy in passing on our knowledge and witnessing so much natural creativity. Please check back in the Spring for our next workshop series, and in the meantime happy crafting!

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