Flower Plus Blog

  • Permanent Flower Arrangements - an Old New Trend in Home Decor

    For a long time, artificial flowers had their reputation questioned. That may be due to our memories of those tacky plastic flower arrangements that were always collecting dust in our grandparents' living room!

    However, few people know that artificial flowers have a long history in French haute couture. And they have been getting more and more space in the worlds of art and design.

  • Decorating with Flowers - a Room by Room Overview

    Hi there, and Happy Wednesday! The week has passed by so quickly, and we're delighted to be back at work! Well, this week we've decided to talk about dècor. With flowers, of course! 

    Toronto has started to enjoy warmer temperatures, and since flowers are in abundance this time of the year, we feel inspired to bring nature into our homes and bring you some suggestions for decorating with flowers.

  • Calming the Mind with Flowers and Meditation

    Meditation is a practice that has many science-based benefits, calming the mind amongst them. Flowers are also known to have a restorative effect ...
  • Update on Opening Hours- COVID 19

    The following is an update based on Government of Ontario COVID-19 Emergency Orders related to essential services:- Starting Monday May 11, 2020, F...
  • Flower Plus Gift Cards

    Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? We are delighted to introduce you Flower Plus Gift Cards. To celebrate our new website a...
  • Funeral Flowers - General Etiquette

    Funerals are often a very difficult time for the grieving family. Family members generally order more significant focal floral arrangements such as wreaths, standing sprays or casket arrangements as family pieces are placed prominently surrounding the casket. Friends and acquaintances sending flower arrangements to the funeral home or church may consider sympathy arrangements. 
  • How to Choose Flowers for your Wedding Day

    Flowers are such an important factor to a wedding ceremony and reception and at Flower Plus, we simply love to make all your dreams come for this special day! Over the 35 years we've been in business, we have developed a no-fuss step by step system to help you through this process.

  • How to Order Flowers for an Office Event

    Have you ever been asked to organize an office event and wondered what was the best way to order flowers for that event? Flower Plus Toronto has prepared flower arrangements for many corporate events and we have lined up the most important information to know before you call your Toronto florist! Check them out on this blog post!

  • Funeral Flower Advice for Family Members

    When buying funeral flowers for a family member it's important to consider many variables like: is the casquet going to be open or closed; the viewing hours so we can determine the type of flowers as well as how open they should be; the deceased favourite flowers and colours.   
  • Funeral Flower Advice for Friends and Acquaintances

    Commonly that friends and acquaintances with the deceased choose to pay respects to them by sending fresh flowers either to the funeral home or directly to the family. Funeral flowers from friends and acquaintances may be sympathy vase arrangements or tribute arrangements. We'll explain the differences in this blog post.
  • Permanent Silk Flowers - How to Choose Yours

    Permanent silk flowers may be a good alternative for fresh flowers. While fresh flowers are gorgeous and fragrant, they eventually die and need to be replaced. Permanent silk flowers may seem a little on the expensive side but with minimal care, they never need to be replaced. At Flower Plus we offer the best quality permanent silk flowers and we have designed an easy process to help you choose what works best for you.

  • Tips on Buying Fresh Flowers in Store

    When buying fresh flowers at the store, it's wise to have a few pointers in mind in order to expedite your request and avoid waiting for your fresh flower bouquet or arrangement to be ready. In today's blog post we share some of our floral advice on what to do before going into the flower shop and what to consider in your decision.