This grass planting was a wonderful base for that centerpiece.
I used Gerbera Daisies because they are nice sturdy flowers.
They are almost always available for a low cost at the grocery store.
The Daisies have a big impact with few stems!
Five Daisies is a good number for this bowl.
Small blocks of floral foam need to be soaked to hold the stems of the Daisies in the grass.
These get tucked into the roots.
The grass gets “fluffed” back up around the foam so that it is hidden.
The stems of the flowers are cut pretty short. Then it is a simple matter of pushing the stems into the foam and arranging the grass to hide the little floral foam blocks!
A simple white satin bow and some Spanish moss around the edge added a little bit of “special”!
While the reason for this centerpiece was not a happy one….it made me feel good to be able to express my condolences in a practical way!
This bowl of wheat grass should be a nice 3 inches tall just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!
HMMMM…..What flowers to use?
Maybe Bells of Ireland….
This might be the ONE time when dyed carnations or mums might be OKAY!
I could cut some shamrocks too!
I just love this simple use of the flowers at the Melrose Family. Are those lillies…? Or maybe Jack in the Pulpit?
While I wait for the grass to start growing….I did put together a little St. Patrick’s Day vignette in the kitchen!