Thursday, October 14, 2010

Hornets nest 2

If you look close up you can see the dried hornets inside.

Hornets nest

The amazing texture, layers of colour and engineering are just so inspiring.

Halloween in the country

Beautiful Autumn

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Closed Fischer & Page

Closing of wholesaler

This Friday so the closing of one of the New York flower markets finest flower wholesaler. It was very sad to seem the closed. When I first started in the business Joe was the kindest guy who helped pick the best flowers in the store. That was many moons ago.
I wish everybody at the store the very best of health and success in their new ventures.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

White dahlias

Leucadendron is one of 80 varieties belonging to the Protea family. They are native to South Africa. They can grow as tall as 16 m. The plant when cut is very hardy and relatively long lasting, upto two weeks ideally.
Half of the species carry the seed in a fire proof pod. The seeds are only released after a fire has killed the plant.

Figs as floral art

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Japanese Rose

This spray rose from Japan is called "Eclair". Almost good enough to eat. Japan has an amazing selection of very high quality floral varieties.