Tuesday, February 12, 2013

What’s hot for Valentine’s Day 2013

Valentine’s Day is shaping up to be a money maker for florists if what I discovered at a couple of Burbank florists is any indicator. When I dropped by Samuel’s Florist on West Olive Avenue last Saturday, owner/floral designer, Donna Smith, was busy creating Valentine’s Day arrangements with shop floral designer, Karla Comayagua. Smith is surprised at how many customers […]
Monday, June 4, 2012

Jean Youn: Roses, morning glory, and June

It’s June now. A variety of flowers will be in full blossom. When you realize that it is June, what flower comes first to your mind? For me, it is a rose. That’s not because of my personal experience or memory, but because of education. As I learned in class that roses bloom in June, I had to memorize it […]
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Jean Youn: A hardy flower that blooms in winter

Photo courtesy Guest Blogger Jean Youn Do you like flowers? If so, what kind do you like? The most popular flower in Korea, China, and Japan is what’s called Me-wha. Its English name is Japanese apricot blossom. If you look at a lot of old Asian art, many are images of Me-wha or Japanese apricot blossoms, orchids, chrysanthemums, and bamboo […]