Entries by Raya Ward

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/

Wedding & Events Venue

Our conservatory and showroom can be transformed into a unique backdrop for intimate weddings and parties of all kinds.   The Victorian glass conservatory boasts a lush environment of green and blooming plants unlike any other in the area. Depending on the size of your event, the layout can be customized to suit your themes […]

Events, classes and workshops at Nielsen’s!

Follow us on Eventbrite to stay up to date on all of our classes and events! We host monthly floral design classes and more specific plant classes throughout the year. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/nielsens-florist-6908375471

Thank you Tony!

A big thank you to Tony Vitti, flower designer and botanical expert for over 50 years. You may know Tony as the flower shop manager, but he has now transitioned to a new role as key advisor and consultant to our buyers, container garden design team and to our general manager, Raya. Thank you Tony […]

Looking forward to 2022

We would like to thank our loyal customers, friends, and staff for all of their support through another year of both challenges and wins. We are so grateful to all of you. As we look back on some big WINS (Best of 2021 in Darien & Rowayton for Florist, Garden Center, Home Accessories AND Home […]

Live and behind the scenes!

Walk behind the scenes with us and take a look at some of our finished containers and see Bob in action, creating an arrangement with the ilex berry!  

We are now a wedding venue!

This September, we hosted our first ever wedding on the property! It was an absolute joy to create this idyllic wedding space in our garden for a beautiful fall wedding. The couples theme was white, green and blue and we left no detail out. Using our current inventory of mums, hanging baskets, green foliage plants […]