Flowers are a sure sign that spring is here! Boots and sweaters are great, but there’s nothing like picking up some fresh spring time foliage to welcome the new season. Now that the flowers are starting to bloom outdoors, we’ll be seeing more especially throughout our homes, gardens, holiday celebrations and beautiful spring weddings. Flowers and plants have been linked to many amazing healthy benefits. Most commonly, they are known for purifying the air and can potentially act as a mood booster. Place a couple around your workplace and see if your state of mind and concentration improves.
Although a fabulous way to celebrate, flowers and plants should not be reserved for special occasions. You certainly don’t need to wait for someone to send you your favorite bouquet! Perhaps you’d like to create a DIY corsage for prom, or are simply looking to brighten up any room in your home. There are so many places in Old Towne Orange where you can begin your search.
If you want to get into the spring spirit, then The Potting Shed by Carlisle is the perfect place to start. Their whimsical outdoor garden is currently filled with beautiful colors and different kinds of greenery. If you love planting outdoors, your sanctuary starts here! It’s hard not to get inspired with all the unique pottery, planters, and decor items around every corner of their ginormous shop. Don’t forget, they are at the Orange Home Grown Farmers and Artisans Market every Saturday as well. Check out their stand and browse some of their most popular plants.
Speaking of the farmers market, we can’t forget to mention the Maldonado Growers stand that is also there every Saturday. They have dozens of beautiful bustles and bouquets of various floral arrangements. Picking up an inexpensive arrangement will surely pay off once on display in your home!
If you’re green thumb is still tingling, then we know just the spot to get your planters fix. Country Roads Antiques has an amazing outdoor area filled with 5,000 square feet of garden space. You must walk through the store to find the entrance to the garden area named “Johnnye Merle’s Garden.” There, you will find many plants placed around antique pieces and shabby chic garden decor.
If you need to show someone, perhaps a mother, how extra special they are this season you must check out The Dizzy Daisy. Their expert florists are always creating fresh designs and arrangements for any occasion you can think of. The also make beautiful bouquets and flower packages for weddings and special events. The best part is you can shop online, and have any gift delivered to your loved one's doorstep.
If you want to turn green with major garden envy, then we recommend hitting Dragonfly Shops and Gardens. They have a wide array of fabulous signs, knickknacks, and outdoor decor items. They also home a great selection of plants and greenery as well! Whether you're looking for something large or small they have great pots and planters that can home your new floral additions. It's always so much fun browsing the ins and outs of this store on the bustling Glassell Street. If you haven't had a chance to stop by, definitely check it out!
Spring is officially here, so why not celebrate with some fabulously fresh flowers? Whether for you or someone who truly deserves it, this gesture will brighten up anyone's day! Don't forget, shopping for local flowers is just as important as buying local food. Support our awesome community while receiving expert service with a smile in Old Towne Orange.
Happy flower shopping!