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Sunday, March 7, 2021
GERBERA – RAINBOW NOTES OF HAPPINESS

Gerbera flowers are among the most popular in the world.  At the beginning, I want to present a small reference from the history of origin of this wonderful flower.  In 1737, botanist Jan Gronovius first described the Transvaal chamomile and named it after his friend, the naturalist Traugott Gerber. Under the name “gerbera” the plant […]

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Winter Foliage

Everyone is familiar with the traditional Winter Foliage we see every year, such as cedar, pine, and holly, which are all great. Don’t get me wrong, but there are lots of other options out there, readily available at this time of year. Here are some of my favorites and how best to use them in […]

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
A little bit about  Japanese Ikebana school “SOGETSU”

“Flowers are beautiful, but not each composition is. A flower in the composition is no longer just a flower. The flower in the composition becomes human. That is why everything in Ikebana is so fascinating and so difficult. The Ikebana is made of flowers, But its existence is impossible without man”. Sofu Tasigakhara The founder […]

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Fall Workshop Schedule

Learn the basic tools and techniques used in floral design to help you create simple and elegant floral arrangements. We require that this class be completed by everyone with no prior floral experience before attending any of the other classes to ensure that everyone is building on the same foundation. Cost of the workshop is $50 […]

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Monday, December 17, 2012
You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch!

Our best-seller of the season - the famous Grinch Tree!  We still have some in stock but they are going quickly if you need anything for the upcoming weekend please call in and order in advance to make sure we can get you what you need.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Wreath Classes

We still have 2 spots available for Thursday, November 22nd, and Wednesday, November 28th.  Please call the shop if you are interested in booking.

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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Holiday Open House
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Monday, September 3, 2012
Fall Floral Design Workshops

Floral Design Basics - Wednesday, September 26th, Thursday, October 11th.  Learn the basic tools and techniques used in floral design to help you create simple and elegant floral arrangements. We require that this class be completed by everyone with no prior floral experience before attending any of the other classes to ensure that everyone is […]

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Weddings Weddings...

The above bouquet was one of my favorite bridesmaid's bouquets that we did this summer.  The fresh coral is right on-trend, and mixing it with white and vibrant green kept the color palette from being overwhelming.  In contrast, the bouquet below was carried by the bride at the same wedding.  Although this bouquet is more […]

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Friday, June 29, 2012
Happy Canada Day!

We hope everyone has a great long weekend, we are looking forward to 2 days off after a crazy June! We also want to wish bride Mackenzie and her groom Martin a beautiful wedding day tomorrow, our fingers are crossed for good weather. We are open all day Saturday but will be closed both Sunday […]

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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Its Graduation Time Again!

We have been swamped with orders for corsages and boutonnieres for all our local graduating seniors.  Things have sure come a long way since I graduated (gotta love the 80s), I'm glad that I don't have a digital photo of what mine looked like! Gone are the ugly elastics and pin-ons, instead today we get […]

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Saturday, May 19, 2012
NS Outlook Best of the North Shore

The North Shore Outlook Newspaper has just launched voting for their "Best of the North Shore" contest.  We'd love your help to win Best Florist  - click on the link to cast your vote.  Don't forget to vote for all the other great merchants in Lynn Valley!  

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Wedding Season Has Begun

Wedding season has officially arrived at Posy...we had two weddings over the first weekend in May, kicking off with the wedding of Jennifer and Bruno,  we will post photos of their wedding when we receive them, I can't wait! We also did some personal flowers for the wedding of Christine and Jenn, who came to […]

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Friday, May 4, 2012
Peonies Are Here!

Everyone has been asking and they are finally here!  We have pink, white, and red in stock for the weekend...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Chamber Trade Show

The North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce held their annual business trade show at the Pinnacle at the Pier Hotel yesterday and by all accounts was a huge success!  Friends of Posy Grant and Jamsine Botto put together a fantastic booth with the help of super talented interior designer Janet Scagel.  We were privileged to put our flowers on display as part of […]

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Thursday, April 5, 2012
Great Easter Gift Ideas

We still have lots of great Easter decor and gifts for the holiday weekend. Pick out some fun tea light or votive holders, choose some tulips in a complimentary color, bunny-themed hostess napkins and you've got your tablescape ready to go.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
CELEBRATE EASTER AT LYNN VALLEY VILLAGE

Lynn Valley Village will be hosting the annual “Missing Bunny” contest this Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  New for this year,  the Lynn Valley Lions Club will be offering a pancake breakfast, also kicking off at 10:00 AM.  Prize draws, a bouncy castle and live entertainment will round out the celebration, so come […]

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Monday, April 2, 2012
Welcome to our new website!

Our new website and blog are finally ready!  We're looking forward to being able to share news about promotions, new designs, tips and tricks, information on workshops, vendors and customers, and anything else we think is great!  Please check back often and feel free to leave us your feedback if there is something you would […]

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