"Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world."  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Ikebana Event ~ October 10th & 11th in Portland, Oregon

Don't miss an exciting event this October 10th & 11th, Sat & Sun, from 10am-4pm.
Demonstrations will be offered by experienced teachers both days at 2pm.

Ryusei-ha: Exploring the Beauty of Nature through Flowers

Ikebana is a traditional floral art form celebrating both nature and honoring the Buddha.

Admission to the exhibit is free with garden admission price.

Find more info at the official site.

Hope to see you there!

Best Wishes,
Judy Bloom

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

About Judy Bloom

Judy Bloom is excited to offer a wide variety of fresh organic and local flowers. We design personalized, creative bouquets and event accents to complete your picture-perfect day!

Our designs begin with your vision, which you create while collaborating with your personal design stylist, who will work with you every step of the way!

A creative eye and artistic style is shown through the original work of lead designer, Judy Bloom. Originally studying both botany and art, Bloom has an eye for composition and color. She then went on to graduate from basic and advanced classes at Portland's well-established, Floral Design Institute.

"I enjoy encorporating the freshest flowers with interesting seasonal foliage. I think that manipulating greens can add a fun flair to traditional florals. I enjoy taking the natural element and pushing it to its creative limits."

"Most importantly, is to fulfill the brides vision of her flowers. Though I use my skill and expression to create the perfect floral accent, communication is key to ensure we both have the same picture for the end result."
-Judy Bloom

For more information, visit our Links or for a personal consultation,
Call 971-344-2562

Friday, September 25, 2009

Fall Gardening Tip

*A fresh layer of mulch about 1-2" thick can help moderate soil temperatures as well as protect plants as they adjust to cooler fall and winter weather.*

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

DIY Fall Gardening Tip

Fall is a great time of the year for garden bed maintenance. One important part of your garden is, of course, the soil. Nutrient rich soil can result in brighter blooms and higher yields. An affordable & eco-friendly way to fertilize your garden is with compost! It's easy, free and your plants will love the vitamin-packed punch it adds!

For more information on starting your own compost bin, visit these informative sites:
Compost Instructions

How to Compost

Best Wishes,

Miss Judy Bloom