Category Archives: Urban Flower Shops

How to DIY Your Own Holiday Wreath

Holiday wreaths are such lovely, seasonal decorations to behold this time of year. Some historians have traced the origins of wreaths back to ancient Greece and Rome, from which different incarnations of wreaths have roots in Christianity, organized athletics, and … Continue reading

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Garden-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

When I was growing up, the only thing my mom wanted on Mother’s Day was to be left alone to toil in her garden. Okay, and maybe a specially made breakfast in bed. Each year, we would go to the … Continue reading

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Oakland’s FloraCultural Society Inspires Urbanites to ‘Rewild Their Lives’

One of the best things about contemporary trends in urban gardens and flower shops is the remarkable innovation that these public spaces exude. Philadelphia’s Jennie Love of Love ‘n Fresh Flowers is changing the way that urbanites think about seasonal … Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s Caffé Spina Marries Green with Caffeine

There’s a new flower shop in Brooklyn, and it’s unlike any you’ve ever seen before. Conceived by former financial adviser Vanessa Chinga-Haven, Caffé Spina is quickly becoming a Greenpoint staple, frequented by neighbors who are drawn to its unique concept. … Continue reading

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