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Throwback Thursday: Trip to Ecuadorian Rose Farms

Posted by Christina - August 03, 2017

When you receive your roses from Virgin Farms, it’s not just a product. There’s a story to each rose, from the time it is planted in the ground to the time they are harvested. In September we will be visiting the farms to take you on a journey of the cultivation process. The pictures below […]

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Floral Varieties for Prom Corsages & Boutonnieres

Posted by Christina - April 12, 2017

 

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Preserved Roses at Virgin Farms

Posted by Christina - March 15, 2017

What if the beauty of a rose lasted forever? Our innovative product line brings the magic of the enchanted rose from Beauty & the Beast to life. The roses are natural with petals soft to the touch. They have been harvested and cut at the perfect aperture. The rose then undergoes a preservation process and […]

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Shipping Flowers for Valentine’s Day

Posted by Christina - January 19, 2017

It’s Valentine’s Day season again! The year 2016 raced by quickly, and here we are in January 2017 ready for another exciting holiday. By now you all have started making preparations for your shop: order fresh cut flowers, stock design materials, begin advertising campaigns, and hire extra helpers. At Virgin Farms we also make preparations, and when […]

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Autumn Flowers 2016

Posted by Christina - September 13, 2016

There’s something wholesome about the fall season. The changing foliage, the crisp air, the warm shades of nature—dormant, yet vivacious all at once. This quarter is one of the most abundant in varieties throughout the floral year. Our flowers come from all over the world, which allows us to bring the most unique flowers to […]

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Principles of Flower Design

Posted by Christina - May 27, 2016

The art of designing floral arrangements may seem simple. Just grab a bunch of flowers, put them in a vase and voila! You are a designer. To really master a profession, dedicate yourself to learning a profession well through preparation. Take classes, read articles and watch tutorials, or intern with a professional designer to learn […]

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Say, I Do to Our Luxury Fresh Cut Flowers

Posted by Christina - May 11, 2016

A bouquet tells a story. As the bride walks down the aisle, the bouquet she holds in her hands should convey her personality and exude grace. It is a key accessory, and essentially an extension of the bridal gown. To create a masterpiece, an artist must use the best medium. For a floral designer, flowers are […]

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Operation Lend a Helping Hand

Posted by Christina - April 19, 2016

Join us in an effort to help the Ecuadorian community. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 has left many families in devastation. Hundreds of people have been confirmed dead, and thousands of victims are injured. Virgin Farms will be collecting items to help with relief efforts in Ecuador. If you […]

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Choosing a Wedding Bouquet Style

Posted by Christina - March 23, 2016

Wedding season will be at its peak beginning the month of April. Brides-to-be will be walking down the aisle holding the second most important element of their special day: the wedding bouquet. When deciding on a color palette and varieties to use for a bouquet, there are some factors to consider. What season is the […]

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Why is the shamrock a symbol of St. Patrick’s day?

Posted by Christina - March 03, 2016

Do you know why the shamrock is a symbol of St. Patrick’s day? It all began in the 5th century when 16 year old Patrick was kidnapped from his aristocratic home in Britain and enslaved in Ireland as a shepherd. He spent seven years overseas and in solitude, and found refuge in religion, eventually embracing Christianity. […]

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Flower Fact Friday: Ecuadorian Roses

Posted by Christina - February 05, 2016

A rose is not just a rose, it’s a brand. If you mention Ecuadorian roses to the flower saavy, they would agree on two characteristics that classify them: sturdy, long stems and big, flowering heads. These qualities are what set Ecuadorian roses apart from competitors in the rose-growing industry. So why are roses from Ecuador […]

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Valentine’s Day & The Language of Flowers

Posted by Christina - January 29, 2016

In about two weeks, sweethearts everywhere will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. Although delectable chocolates, romantic flowers, and poetic cards have become symbolic of the holiday, it actually did not originate as a celebration of love at all. Back in the third century in Rome, Emperor Claudius II held the notion that young, single men made […]

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