Hooray! I'm going to be at my first event of the year this Saturday October 9th. I will be with the Ottawa Flower Market stall at Parkdale Market 9 - 1 and I'll have some lovely dried hydrangea wreaths and bouquets for sale. And I will also be heading up our decorating of a beautiful… Continue reading HOORAY! My First Market of the Year
I was recently asked for tips on drying hydrangea flowers so here is my summary of what I have learnt over the years through trial and error and research. Small hydrangea heads drying in a basket The first step is to pick the hydrangea flowers at the correct stage. You need to wait until the… Continue reading My Guide To Drying Hydrangea Flowers
Today I’m enjoying making up the last of these beautiful little dried flower bouquets for Easter 🐣 I picked out lots of round or egg shaped flowers and seed heads to match the mini eggs in this delicious biscotti made by Inspiring Olivia Inspiration for designs can come from all sorts of places and I love… Continue reading Little Dried Flower Easter Bouquets
Today was a day to enjoy all that nature offers. I love my nature collections of shells, rocks, pine cones, seedpods and anything else I find on walks. They get added to my favourite box of bits for me to enjoy looking at. They also provide me with inspiration as I work on dried arrangements.… Continue reading Inspiration for Dried Arrangements
It is the middle of winter and I’m making beautiful, colourful bouquets of dried flowers. I’m so happy that I have these gorgeous dried flowers saved from last summer. I have to remind myself that I grew all this beauty in my garden. And thanks to your support I get to share my love of… Continue reading Thanks For Your Support
UPDATE : Thanks to your support I was able to give a $100 donation to Parkdale Food Centre and $100 donation to Causeway Work Centre You can now find some of my dried flower bouquets at Morning Owl Parkdale at 229 Armstrong St, Ottawa You can now find some of my dried flower bouquets in… Continue reading Sharing The Love!
These beautiful dried flowers on a red dogwood twig heart are up for grabs for Valentine’s! They make a great gift for your sweetheart, your best friend, or just for treating yourself. As an added BONUS, for the first 5 orders I'll include a Zoe's Corner bath bomb made using my flower petals, so do not… Continue reading Valentine’s Orders
I am now included in the Good Choice Initiative directory which lists local Ottawa businesses that meet certain sustainability and ethics criteria. I am proud to be listed alongside others who care about the environment and their impact upon it. Here is our Instagram Post announcement. Flowers are one of nature's many joys ...and I… Continue reading Exciting News!
The snow is gently falling and covering the garden with a cosy white blanket. All the plants and flowerbeds are now dormant until the snow melts in Spring ....months away yet .... but Rosalind's Garden Blooms is not sleeping! After a quiet Christmas and New Years the planning starts for 2021. Have you packed away… Continue reading Looking Forward at 2021
Did you know I love doing custom design work? Whether it is with fresh or dried flowers it is always fun (and a little bit nerve wracking!) to take the clients requests and turn that vision into a finished project. I recently finished this custom design on an old barrel hoop to produce an natural… Continue reading Custom Designs