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driedflowers_featured

It is our tradition in the Episcopal Church to use fresh flowers. That is not to say that we can’t combine them or enhance them with dried or treated plant material. It’s an inexpensive way to increase your supply of flowers and foliage [...]

floralfeature

Hopefully, this brief step-by-step description of one of our most successful arrangements will be easy to do and excite your imagination with all the variations you can use […

wreath_feature

In many denominations, flowers are removed totally from the church and instead are replaced by green foliage during Advent. There are however, always exceptions to the rule [...]

Hawthorn

Tips from a top florist on how to create magnificent church flower arrangements without breaking the bank [...]

LentEasterFlower

The Episcopal Church’s most important liturgical season is the one that starts on Shrove Tuesday and ends on Easter Sunday — filled with liturgical music, altar flowers (or lack thereof), vestments and altar cloths that reflect the passion, suffering, mystery and, ultimately, the ecstasy of the Christ [...]

Christmas-tide arrangement

Special seasonal interest on the altar helps to unite the time of year with the many church celebrations of the Episcopal church year [...]

Whimsical sea elements in arrangement for hom sideboard or entry hall

Designing flower arrangements for our altars is a very special call. But when communion is being served, the celebrant and others need room to bless and administer the sacrament without interference from the arrangements around it [...]

flowerguild

As summer ends, it is a good time to collect dry material in the fields for use as fillers during the fall and winter. This is also a good time to recruit new members [...]

cutting_garden

For those who design floral arrangements for your church and wish to grow your own materials, consider these factors when establishing cutting gardens [...]

Epiphanyflowers

Epiphany is so soon after Christmas that often your plants are still usable. Epiphany asks for white and gold, a nice change after the reds of Christmas, but any color goes since the liturgical one is green. It’s a good season to train new, and veteran, members [...]