Entries by Raya Ward

A Day in the Life of a Wedding Florist

Take a peek from start to finish of a summer wedding.  This couple asked for “Organized Chaos” and we loved that description! Blues and whites were the order of the day and it was great fun to give this wedding a dreamy, whimsical look with large delphinium and meadow-like flowers. The highlight of the wedding […]

At the core of Nielsen’s is family and service.

We may have some new faces and some old faces may have new titles but the core of Nielsen’s Florist remains the same. Family values, service and relationships. This business was built on loyalty and trust between employees, customers and the Nielsen’s themselves and will always be that way. Take a peek at this beautifully […]

Fiddleleaf Ficus Care

The fiddleleaf ficus is one of our MOST popular indoor green plants. It rose to notoriety around a decade ago as interior designers began to use it in earnest in their photoshoots and home makeovers. Fast forward ten years and it’s still as popular. You just can’t replicate those big beautiful leaves and the deep […]

Don’t be afraid of faux!

We may be a florist and we love love love nature and all it has to offer but we would be remiss not to appreciate that there is a time and a place for amazing, quality artificial flowers and plants. Viviane talks us through it.

Tamara ~ Everlasting Botanicals

Tamara is a selection of faux floral arrangements that have been created as part of the Nielsen’s brand to keep the spirit of Tami Nielsen Whittier everlasting. This collection was designed to capture Tami’s whimsical yet sophisticated personality, who had a magical way of taking the ordinary and turning it into something extraordinary.   Shop Tamara […]

10 questions you should ask your potential Wedding Florist

As a florist that has been in business for almost 80 years, we have been in involved in events of all sizes, shapes, colors and styles over the years! Our goal is to help all brides and grooms-to-be achieve the wedding of their dreams and find the perfect flowers. Sometimes this starts with simply asking […]

Nature’s perfection

Actually, this post is about nature’s imperfections! No two flowers are ever alike, much like people. That is where the beauty lies in nature, the imperfections that make nature inherently perfect. When you are selecting the perfect flowers for an arrangement or a garden display, look for similar size and growth pattern but try not […]

Nielsen’s Flower Flare!!!

An Open Celebration- #nielsensflowerflare  @nielsensflorist Our final fabulous flower flare was by far the chilliest! Which was surprising for it being so close to May 1st. It has been an awesome journey from planning, to execution, and middle of the night meet ups to create our installations. This is it for now but we will […]

Centerpiece Guide

A centerpiece is a classic arrangement that everyone knows and loves. They are used mostly during the holidays and events to place at the center of a dining room table or guest table. The size of a centerpiece can range from 12″ round to 30″ round depending on the environment it is placed in. SIZE […]

The flower industry comes together

The flower industry has come together to create a nationwide and industrywide marketing campaign to promote the amazing benefits of flowers! Take a look here and let us know what you think! https://thatflowerfeeling.org/