“Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities in the world.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the things I miss lately is being able to take a drive (or train ride) into New York and spend a day walking around. I especially love looking for flowers in the city at places like PlantShed NYC florist, marveling at the beautiful orchids, roses, lilies, and flowers I can’t even identify! Right now with the weather being so hot and dry, my front garden has really taken a turn for the worst, so I really would love hit a NYC florist to get some new houseplants to perk up my indoor space. Ivy is one of my favorites, but anything easy-care is good for me.
Of course, nothing beats fresh-cut flowers! I love having a huge bouquet on my kitchen island. It makes me happy every time I walk in there seeing them and enjoying their gorgeous scent. In the spring I gravitate toward tulips and hyacinth, but in August and September I crave huge bouquets of sunflowers! Is there anything more cheerful? Pair the flowers with some gorgeous candles and even better in my opinion.
I also am a huge fan of succulents, and my kids all love them as well. There are so many different types, all with their own unique beauty. I’ve had a lot of luck growing them, especially Jade plants!
Someday soon I hope to be able to enjoy a weekend in Manhattan and I’ll have a chance to visit the best NYC florist shops and splurge on some new plants to freshen up my home!