There are many ways to celebrate your loved ones birthday, but flowers are a classic choice. This September, be inspired by the sapphire, the iconic September birthstone. Brilliant blue hues have enamored royalty for centuries, and floral designs which evoke the sapphire inspiration are sure to captivate as well. For all of your birthday flowers, come see us at Walter Knoll Florist.
Did You Know? The sapphire actually occurs in nature in a variety of colors - from orange to green and purple. But it is the vivid blue which was once considered a celestial gift from the gods, and to this day is deemed more valuable. With all its diversity, you will never find a red sapphire, primarily because those are known more commonly as rubies. Read More about Sapphire Inspiration for Birthdays »
What image comes to your mind when you hear of daisies? If you are like many of us, you probably visualize the classic golden disk center surrounded by white ray petals - but with over 23,000 species of daisy, there is a lot more to this flower than you may originally think!
The daisy is the April birth flower, so now is the perfect time to start planning your daisy bouquets for all your April birthday celebrants. At Walter Knoll Florist, we are eager to assist you to in selecting the most beautiful florals for every special occasion in your life. Read More about Daisies and April Birthday Designs »
Over the years, birthstones have been cherished and coveted. There are many myths and legends about the mystical powers inherent in each gem - from power and influence to wisdom and healing. According to these legends, wearing one of these precious gems during its assigned month maximized its magical qualities. To obtain the full benefit of the stones, individuals needed to own all twelve and alternate them monthly; but because of the expense and rarity of the stones, only the rich and powerful generally owned them.
In modern times, the birthstones are used as inspiration for gifts and floral bouquets. The designers at Walter Knoll Florist are happy to help you to create the perfect birthstone bouquets for all of your loved ones. These colorful arrangements are sure to make a beautiful impression on their special day. Read More about Floral Arrangements and Birthstone Bouquets »
The birthstone of May is the beautiful emerald. Known for its vibrant and rich green color, the emerald occurs in a full range of greens, from yellow-green to blue-green; the more chromium in its chemical makeup, the… Read More about Celebrating May Birthdays »
Walter Knoll Florists love to celebrate birthdays! We have a huge assortment of themed birthday arrangements, sweet treats, plush animals and beautiful gifts. But did you ever wonder why we celebrate birthdays? Birthday Fireworks The… Read More about Birthdays Through the Years »
My Lemony Cakes are popular on Facebook today, so let me share the recipe with you. LEMONY CAKES Makes 2 (8-inch) loaves 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature 2-1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided 4 extra-large eggs, at room… Read More about Lemony Cakes »
From Barb Eastman’s comment on 1/19/10 red velvet cake blog – “Here is another wonderful recipe for you to try, Di. I got it from my brother Pat’s mother-in-law, Colleen Moening. Uses a 10″ springform pan and it’s… Read More about Polish Apple Raisin Cake »
Last fall Robin Knoll gave me a copy of an old typed recipe from a great aunt. “Will you make it for me?” Finally got around to making it, strange recipe, no butter in the cake and granulated sugar and… Read More about Red Velvet Cake »