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Why Do We Give Roses for Valentine’s Day?

Have you ever wondered what makes the rose so special? A lot, actually, considering the flower’s rich history and high market demand. Today, roses are found in full bloom for weddings, anniversaires, romantic holidays, and even as a way of saying “sorry” to a loved...

The Colours of Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day isn't complete without a classic bouquet of roses. Whether you're giving or receiving, here's what you need to know about the meaning behind your Valentine's Day rose colour: I Love You A traditional symbol of love and romance, the red rose is a...

Commitment to Support our Customers in Light of COVID-19 – January 13 Update

Dear Customers,   The Hofland team continues to investigate ways to support your business in this dynamic COVID-19 situation. The Province has issued a Stay-at-Home Order and a Province-wide shutdown that began on December 26. We are permitted to remain open and...

An English Country Wedding by David Austin Wedding Roses

The David Austin Wedding & Event Roses team have been busy preparing for a fabulous wedding day, set in the heart of the English countryside. Watch a rose-filled moment unfold as all aspects of this special occasion are festooned in glorious roses from their cut...

Is My Blue your Blue Too?

Colour has power. It can move people to feel all the feels. When PANTONE® announced Living Coral as Colour of 2019 I was happy and relieved. "Blush" has had a good run these last several years. From a design and wholesale perspective, I'm kind of over it. I'm looking...

Wine & Design 2019

We had a fantastic time at our Wine & Design evening! In case you missed it check out these photos of our transformed showroom. The night featured 2019 Wedding Trend inspired floral designs by the talented Derrick Harry Foss. View Event Gallery Below....

Traditional meets Modern

Holiday Inspiration Workshop!

Holiday Inspiration Workshop was a great success! Thank you to all the designers who attended and made it a great experience.

Dee Lennard Floral Design

November is already here! Inspirational urn designs created by the talented Dee Lennard Floral Design. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="14" gal_title="dee lannard"]


Leucadendron - this long lasting exotic flower will add colour and appeal to any flower arrangement. It will last 2-4 weeks depending on variety and/or whether one is measuring flower or foliage life. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="12" gal_title="Leucadendron"]
Our Favorite Early Summer Flowers [2018]

Our Favorite Early Summer Flowers [2018]

Summertime: the season of a lot of colorful, exciting seasonal flowers! Our cooler is filled with all kinds of extraordinary varieties, which sometimes are only available for a short period of time. That’s why our buying team has selected their favorite early summer...

Instagram post by La Primavera Farms

Instagram post by La Primavera Farms

Both of these lovely ladies are Cafe au Lait dahlias. Cafes range in colour from ivory to streaky dark pink, and everything in between. So when you order cafes, you may get a range of colours. But don't worry- they're all beautiful and all unique. Mother nature paints...

No more pins!

No more pins!

UGlue Adhesive Strips to attach flowers to clothing, headbands, shoes, purses...possibilities are endless! •1” flat wire was used as a backbone/surface area to compose floral creation

Flower Collars

Flower Collars

Flower collars are an easy way to dress up your furry four-legged attendant! Woof!

Carnations: Rethinking a Supermarket Flower

Carnations: Rethinking a Supermarket Flower

Frilly as tutus and found in every shade imaginable, no wonder they are making a comeback! The world's most underrated flower is also one of the most versatile, thanks to their durability, longevity and year round availability.

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