Orlando Weekly Best of Orlando 2018
from OrlandoWeeklyA long time ago (well, May 16) in a City Beautiful, all of the stars geared up to fight a war ... a war to see who was the Best of Orlando. And now the people of Orlando have spoken! Read of their triumph on the following pages, where we list the victors in the many battles of Local Color, Music + Nightlife, Food + Drink, Arts + Culture, Sports + Recreation and Goods + Services.
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DIY Flower Arrangements
from LiveLikeAMotherThese DIY flower arrangements are the BEST way to liven up any room! I partnered with a local florist FarmGal Flowers who provided us with the MOST beautiful seasonal blooms! Here are a few things you need to make the perfect arrangement. You could bring this as a hostess gift, or keep for yourself and make a weekly arrangement in your home!
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A Blooming Brand in Winter Park, Florida
from LiveWonderfulWhen someone asks you, “What do you do?”, is there a sense of passion & purpose in your response? I recently had the pleasure of photographing local master gardener, Eileen Tongson. Her passion and purpose are evident in every aspect of her business. Can you tell she loves what she does?
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Slow Flowers for Mother’s Day 2018
from HouzzEnjoy a seasonal Mother's Day floral arrangement from Slow Flowers founder and creative director Debra Prinzing, plus a bonus selection of arrangements designed by Slowflowers.com farmers and florists. Show your love for Mom with #slowflowers #locallygrownflowers #americangrownflowers #seasonalflowers
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The Monarch Initiative
from The Monarch InitiativeTaking flight this spring, The Monarch Initiative seeks to educate the Central Florida community on the importance of pollinators through outreach and collaboration. See Eileen in the video "Sustainability in Action."
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Go Locavore This Valentine’s Day With Slow Flowers
from TravelChannelYou don't have to just live in the paradisiacal weather of California to experience lovely flowers. Florida residents (FarmGal doesn't ship their blooms) have some bespoke floral options too. If you are looking for organic, seasonal cut flowers, then the Florida purveyor FarmGal Flowers is a great choice.
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from The Fashionable AccountantI love placing a vase of fresh flowers on my dining room table, or somewhere in my living room to brighten up the space. So when The Grove in Winter Park invited me out to a flower workshop to learn how to create and arrange my own bouquet, I couldn’t resist. I also love giving flowers to my loved ones, however, I feel like there are a lot of tips on flower etiquette we could learn in regards to that. Eileen from FarmGal Flowers answered a few of my questions to give you some great tips.
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The Benefits Of Putting Plants In Your Shower
from GlamWhen you bring home a new houseplant, it’s only natural to want to display it somewhere central like your living room or bedroom. However, you may change your thinking after being introduced to latest trend taking over the indoor gardening world: shower plants. According to Pinterest’s 2017 Home Work Report, searches for shower plants have increased by over three hundred percent this past year. “These plants thrive in high humidity, allowing them to grow well in the shower or bathroom,” says Eileen Tongson of FarmGal Flowers about why they’re having a moment. “People often don’t think of the bathroom as a place to put their plants, but they’ll be pleasantly surprised at how well they do in there.” Aside from helping transform your bathroom into a personal sanctuary, here are some benefits of owning a shower plant.
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The 8 Best Houseplants For Beginners
from GlamFrom the strategically placed greenery on Fixer Upper to the plethora of garden accents on your Instagram feed, it’s clear that houseplants are having a major moment. In theory, they’re a great home décor option: They infuse a lush element into even the smallest spaces, help purify the air, and are much easier to take care of than any pet. However, for many first-time houseplant owners, those green leaves can turn brown in flash if you don’t know what you’re doing. Since not all plants are created equal—and some require more than meets the eye—we talked to Eileen Tongson, founder of FarmGal Flowers, about the best plants for budding gardeners. No green thumb required.
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The Process with FarmGal Flowers
from East End MarketEileen Tongson of FarmGal Flowers has taken her love of gardening and turned it into a profitable business. In an almost serendipity way, she found herself planted at East End Market growing flowers and teaching classes to everyone looking to improve their green thumb. We sat down with Eileen and asked her how growing at East End has shaped her business and found out what we can expect from FarmGal Flowers in the future!
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Seasonal Flower Arrangements with FarmGal Flowers
from Melissa CreatesThanksgiving has came and gone and it was delicious! Anyone else still not sick of turkey? Before the holiday arrived I met up with a few of my local blog besties to attend a flower arranging and wine sipping class hosted by Farm Gal Flowers. Yes, a flowers and wine class, how fabulous is that! We sipped wine, created arrangements for our Thanksgiving dinner table and had wonderful conversation.
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Thankful Floral Design with FarmGal Flowers and Friends
from Karen Nerds OutWhen I lived in Japan, I attempted to enjoy an ikebana (“flower arranging”) class in my tiny town of Tottori. Unfortunately, as my kind yet severe instructor informed me, “while you may be Japanese on the inside, you still have an American aesthetic on the outside.” I watched as my sensei dismantled my unbalanced arrangement slowly and systematically, informing me that I would need to try once more. This Thanksgiving, I finally earned redemption by embracing holiday tradition by attending a floral design class in Orlando.
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