April 6, 2020

Susan McLeary (c) Amanda Dumouchelle

"I might see a fashion show, for instance, and think—wow, that collar on that jacket is just amazing, I wonder how that would look made out of carnation petals."

As a designer, artist, educator, and author, Susan McLeary, this year’...

March 5, 2020

It's a perfect launch to the Slow Flowers Summit.
Join us Saturday, June 27 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Our co-host of the Slow Flowers Summit, Teresa Sabankaya of Bonny Doon Garden Co., and author of The Posy Book, has announced a pre-conference dinner at Castle House...

March 5, 2020

#seeingcolorinthegarden by Lorene Edwards Forkner

“Color is really what I’m talking about when I talk about everything,” says artist, writer, educator, and horticulturist Lorene Edwards Forkner. The array of color in nature drives her work, “Seeing Color in the Garden...

January 21, 2020

Above: Flowers from CASFS (left); bouquet designed by Molly Oliver Flowers (right)

For many who have developed an interest in agriculture, the paths that led farmer-florists Kellee Matsushita-Tseng, Emily Saeger, and Molly Culver to flowers may sound familiar. “Farmin...

December 5, 2019

In March 2017, I wrote a 10-page profile of Susan Mcleary for Florists' Review magazine's "Creativity" issue. It's this article that inspired me to invite Sue to be our Keynote speaker at the 2020 Slow Flowers Summit

Sue's personal story of seeking, claiming and bol...

December 4, 2019

CLICK HERE to Listen to Our Filoli Episode of the Slow Flowers Podcast

For 2020, the SUMMIT returns to the West Coast with a strategic partnership with Filoli Historic House and Garden in Woodside, Calif., outside San Francisco.

We are so excited for the opportun...

December 4, 2019

The Summit expands to 2-1/2 days of design inspiration, creative floral installations, branding insights and conversations about sustainable floristry | June 28-30, 2020

SEATTLE, WA (November 26, 2019) – Debra Prinzing, founder and creative director of Slow Flowers LLC,...