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Tuesday June 9, 2020 - by: Samantha

5 Benefits of Sending Flowers:

It’s often tricky to decide on the perfect gift to give at an event or for an occasion. Of course, you could opt for the traditional bottle of wine, but then come the myriad of questions;  “Which colour?”,  “What kind”, and “Do they even drink wine?”. With such an array of tastes, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Enter, the flower delivery, the perfect gift for every occasion. Here at Westmount Florist, we could spend all day listing the reasons flower deliveries are so amazing to give and receive, but we know you don’t have all day, so we’ve narrowed it down to five. 



Tuesday March 17, 2020 - by: Jen

Why is the Four Leaf Clover Lucky?

The charm of the four leaf clover started as far back as the middle ages. The first literary reference to suggest their good fortune was back in 1620, by Sir. John Melton. Celtic priests used to carry shamrocks in their pockets to ward off evil spirits, and children believed they would bring magic and luck.



Monday March 2, 2020 - by: Jen

How To Care For An Air Plant

Even a complete air head can take care of these low maintenance plants! Looking for a plant that can add character to your home that require little to no effort? Air plants are an extraordinary, low maintenance option. They come in a multitude of shapes and are so peculiar looking…they are almost alien like! They do not need any soil as they have no root system. Air plants, also known as tillandsia receive their nutrients and moisture through their leaves. In nature they grow on trees and on rocky surfaces. They are native to forests, deserts and mountains.



Wednesday February 26, 2020 - by: Jen

How to care for a Ficus Lyrata, (Fiddle Leaf Fig plant)

Wondering what those gorgeous large leaf plants are that you have been seeing in every design magazine and all over Instagram? They are fiddle leaf fig plants, also known as Ficus Lyrata! Their given name comes from their violin (fiddle) shaped leaves. If you want to be on trend and have one of these in your home, you’ll need to know how to properly care for it! Soon your friends will be swooning with envy over your leafy green plant!



Friday February 14, 2020 - by: Samantha

How to get the best out of your roses!

Luck you! You received a flower delivery from your Valentine! Was it roses? We bet it was roses… Naturally, you want to make sure your beautiful blooms last as long as possible. The sad truth is that your roses are not going to last forever. However, with proper care and attention they should last at least a week and in some cases even longer! Follow these simple tips to get the best out of your roses!



Monday September 23, 2019 - by: Samantha

Orchids are always in high demand at Westmount florist. Not only do these plants produce magnificent blooms, they also elevate the look of any room with a sense of effortless elegance. When customers come into our West Island or Westmount flower shop, one of the most popular questions we get is how to best care for one of these beauties! Here is a list of simple tips and tricks to help keep your orchid looking its best.