Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Spring Plant Sale at The Daniel Boone Native Gardens

April 25th 2015-  8-12 noon 
Rain or Shine- 
 Daniel Boone Native Gardens Plant Sale

This is what we expect to bring, plus cut flowers of course.

Dahlia tubers @$5/bag 
Orange sherbet 
Medium Purple

Potted Perennials & Herbs:
Columbine 'Nora Barlow' & 'Tequila Sunrise'
Celandine Poppy- Woodland Poppy
Lavender 'Blue Cushion'
Amsonia tabernamontana - Blue Star great for early butterflies- Native Milkweed
Helianthus x 'Lemon Queen' - perennial sunflower clear yellow
Gypsophila cerastioides - groundcover Baby's Breath - sun
Lemon Verbena
Carolina Jasmine
Butterfly Bush 2qt pots
Garden Phlox for butterflies
Salvia 'Carradonna' for Hummingbirds
Rudbeckia 'Henry Eilers' tall
Panicum 'Heavy Metal' native grass
Caroline Allspice
ground cover Baby's Breath


Cut flowers:
Lilac blooms

Potted Shrubs
Carolina Allspice  
Oakleaf Hydrangea 'Alice'
Crabapple for bees and birds
Lilac white Mt. Baker
Clethra Hummingbird - for butterflies and bees
Daylilies, Siberian Iris  
Dahlia tubers: Snowbound, Orange Sherbet, Gonzo Grape
Veronica 'Hocus Pocus'
Lemon Queen

Monday, March 23, 2015

Pricing, rentals, bouquets, table arrangements, arbor and garland

These are general base prices, please assume extra flowers, special orders and extra time will increase your cost. Pricing is for our own locally grown flowers.

"It looks like a lot of rules and numbers, but we like everyone to know up front what we charge. We work very hard to make your day perfect and we charge a fair price for our services."  Susan

  • We rent wood, wood slices, vases and 8x8" wood boxes made of chestnut.
  • These photo are not of arrangementsHowever, most prices include a flower arrangement.
  • More photos  @ Pinterest Containers Link
  • This is a starting point. There are so many variables with size, flowers, season and placement it's best if you call for your specific needs.  
  • The prices and photos here are to get you started. Obviously we are not professional photographers, so assume with flowers, yours will look so much better....
  • We can provide you with beautiful flower arrangements for $30-$150. 
  • Bud vases, in clusters with 'wildflowers' are per table.
  • Table-scaping with woodsie decor, moss, twigs, votives are per table.
  • Prices for vases included with arrangements $25-75, mason jars @$30- save a return trip
  • All types of rented container arrangements $35-150, the most common urn and large arrangement @$75-90
  • We offer clusters of milk bottles, milk glass, bud vases, punch cups, mixed clear vases @$20-65
  • Any containers supplied by the bride must be proven water tight
  • If we design with your containers, photos of all of them, must be provided 1+ month in advance. Containers must be delivered in sturdy boxes for delivery to the venue. Packing materials too.
  • We rent larger containers.  Smaller vases such as mason jars are included in the price.

Hooks, jars and wire specific color or flower $39  mixed $35
Hooks, jars with ribbon hanger specific color or flower $39,   mixed $35

Hanging Wire baskets only $6 each -rental
Hooks, jars and wire basket to hang them specific color or flower $40, mixed flowers @$36
Hooks only $5 each rental, plus hard goods deposit
We are also offering wide mouth Qt. mason jars tinted blue $8.00 each (minimum 10)

Terra Cotta urn - 
Rental for pints @$6 each 
Rental for Quarts @$6
10"Black/brown urn, finished arrangements will be 24-36" These salmon zinnias are just to show the size.

10" lantern for LED only rented @$ 10 each
hobnob glass vase, arranged @$ 55
Jar lawn holder rental @$6 each
Hurricane glass vases
St. John's Church in Valle Crucis, NC - Hurricane vases
 Hurricane vases- behind altar
 upright chestnut boxes 
Oblong Twig basket 
 Extra large Urns 
milk glass bud vases
larger french floral vase 12" ht. 
mossy concrete urn medium
mossy concrete urn 

 wrought iron arbor
small garland

Our wood arbor -  includes delivery and pickup- rented $175, rented and decorated $300, fuller flowers $375

Our Wrought Iron arbor set up delivered/picked up: rented $150, decorated $300 or $375 for fuller flowers and look

Using an onsite or supplied arbor: decoration with seasonal flowers $300-400 out of season flowers etc will be extra.
Vines coverage on arbor- mos

t $150, 
Arbor or larger Swags $75-150 each
Flower & foliage Garland for any arbor: 8’ $160, 12’ @ $220
Foliage only garland for any arbor: 8’ 120, 12’ @ $170

Vines for Arbor DIY : $10.00/bunch 2-3’ Sweet pea vine, Lonicera, ivy, clematis
For tables
Garland with flowers starting in May: $22/foot
Greenery garland for tables: $15/foot
Oblong Twig basket 
oblong white ceramic dish
more detailed arrangement $30 Qt. mason jar 
mason jar 
5"square cream ceramic 
cream ceramic
simple green dishes 
simple green dishes 
Okay I don't like big sunflowers in a vase like this but the bride did and that's what matters
square footed clear glass 8" 

10" grey green urns (2) - nice on our small wrought iron stands @ $75 each

Stone urns 
12"cobalt blue rose vase 
large white compote (2) available - great for the buffet
12" flared heavy crystal $75-90 depending on the flowers, arrangements could be 24-36" tall
faux stone urn (2)- great for an entrance and larger arrangements
 urn size - 13"ht x 16"

medium willow basket included 
Quart mason jar with simple flowers 
tall arrangements are available
ring of flowers with hurricane and pillar candle 
square 9" tall
rose bowl or ivy bowl @$25 vase included
Crabapple Tree branches in pots- rental $20 each - lichen covered 3+’ht. in terra cotta or other container


  • 3 small milk bottles $20 per cluster minimum $200 or 10 clusters
  • Punch cups 3-5/table @$30-45/table
  • Milk glass clusters: 3-5 simple - one kind of flower- vases $40/table, 
  • Using dahlia, zinnia, anemone, peony or ranunculus @$50
  • Or mix of daisies/wildflowers 3-5 vases $50/table
  • Using your bud vases; MUST be bud vases 3-5 @$40/table or $8 each
Wedding extras:
  • Rosemary or Lavender sprigs for the napkins $10 per table with $30 minimum
  • Lavender bloom sprigs: 3-6 blooms with small ribbon tie 2.00each, July August minimum 15 bundles = $30
  • Fresh Flower petals for throwing, July through Mid-October only, seasonal flowers usually hydrangea $20, 1gal zip lock
  • 2.5 gal. Buckets of mixed flower petals $40 each July through October- for the aisle
  • Wheat grass for decoration - looks like sod grass 10x20” $10 each
  • Small bouquet to hang from ribbon on shepherds hook for the ceremony $20-$25
  • Aisle Tulle draping on shepherds hooks  $200 
  • Rental of hooks $4 each, (13 available) minimum charge $32
  • Vines on tables or altar area $50-200
  • Votives  $10.00 per round table, others per setting
  • Edible flowers $20 clamshell size
  • Cake topper $30 or loose cake flowers to decorate $30
  • Sachets of Lavender $4 - muslin bag, no writing- 25+ minimum 
  • Pots of Rosemary,  $5 for 4” pot, or order over 75 @ $4.50 - lead time 2 months
  • Pots of Lavender 6” sq.  $5, or over 100 @ $4.50 -July- October
  •  Succulent pots usually 3” size ~$5
  • Mantle decoration lots of greenery with flowers $300 . 
 Very full mantle lots of flowers, less greenery - good for a dark room $400.
  • Swags for doors: $50-65
  • Pew arrangements $20-30 hung with ribbon
  • Pew tied flowers $20-25
  • Pew bows $7-10
All rented vase and container rentals require a deposit or a credit card # to hold.
Wood slices


Our wood arbor -  includes delivery and pickup- rented $175, rented and decorated $300, fuller flowers $375

Our Wrought Iron arbor set up delivered/picked up: rented $150, decorated $300 or $375 for fuller flowers and look

Using an onsite or supplied arbor: decoration with seasonal flowers $300-400 out of season flowers etc will be extra.
Vines coverage on arbor- most $150, 
Arbor or larger Swags $80-150 each

small compote

Long Tables choices:

  • Reception Flowers: tables 8' (10+ person tables) price per table 
  • milk bottles included-$40, simple flowers, 
  • punch cups rented $50 with peonies - white,  
  • bud vases rented $80 or filled
  • milk glass vases simple flowers rented $75-100/table
  • milk glass vases more arranged flowers $100
  • Quart mason jars 3  big arranged flowers $90
  • Pints per 3 $65
  • •chestnut boxes 8" square $75 each box
  • •long low arrangement per table in floral foam container included  $75
 For tables:
Garland with flowers starting in May: $22/foot
Greenery garland for tables: $15/foot

This was used on the stage at Leatherwood Mountain Resort

    • Bridal Bouquet $125, your style and color, all peony bouquets are more
    • Cascade $135-155- and larger bouquets
    • Farmer/Florist - bridal bouquet; mixed bright, farm fresh bouquet, wildflower style, our choice of flowers. Medium size standard wrapped and pinned or tied ribbon.  $85
    • Bridesmaids $75 burlap or lace, or jute add $5
    • Small Succulents add $5 each, large $10 each
    • Wholesale flowers for the bouquets adds $5-50, minimum $200 wholesale order
    • Corsages $30, nosegays and mussie tussies and wrist $25
    • Single flowers with ribbon for women- $10 to carry
    • Halo $50, bride $65-75
    • Boutonnieres $15,
    • Women’s boutonnieres $20 ribbon wrapped add $3
    • Comb $25
    • Flowers for hair $20
    • Minimum personal flowers $100

    Delivery/ setup:

    • Delivery Boone $60, 
    • Vilas $60-75 depending on site, Mabel and Bethel $90
    • Blowing Rock, Mtn. City, Crestwood, Valle Crucis, $70,
    • Banner Elk, Butler and Linville $75, 
    • Jefferson Landing and The River House, Lansing Winery $125, 
    • Leatherwood, Twickinham House & Beech Mountain, Camp Sky Ranch, Eagles Nest - all $150
    • White Fence Farm simple drop-off $45, full wedding $60
    • Wedding deliver/setup/cleanup 10% or above charges, whichever is more.
    • clean-up, return trip + depending on site same as above trips

    • Pickups can be arranged for The Watauga Co. Farmers Market most Saturdays @ $25 charge.
    • Standard drop-offs, no set up $50-75 depending on site
    • We hold credit cards for extras, deposits, hard-goods, deliveries, cleanups etc.
    • Extra charge for packing up reception flowers to be picked up (boxing charge) $25

  • Flowers by the stem or the standard floral bunch
  • Lime Light Hydrangea- 8/15-frost fresh- 4.00ea 
    All Hydrangeas preserved plain or colors 3.50 each
    P.G. Hydrangea 8/10-frost 1.50ea 
    Little Lamb Hydrangea 7/30- frost Fresh 1.50
    Conical Hydrangeas: Tardiva, Pink Diamond, Unique 8-frost 1.50 each
    Sunflowers - medium 6/15-frost  1.50-2.00, and small .75
    Greenhouse Sunflowers 2.00-2.25 each ( out of season)
    Dahlias:- purple, white, pinks, oranges, red, burgundy, apricot, yellow, salmon, gold -2.00ea., dinner plate 2.10 
    Zinnia: red, lilac, purple, orange, yellow, white, lime, pink, coral 10.00/10 
    Red and Gold Winter Berry Holly -deciduous, 9/20- December 
    Lilac 4/2-6/8  2.10 each 
    Peonies 4.50 ( in season)- none promised after June 15th blush, reds, pink, coral
    Grasses and Grains 6/15-frost ~8.00/b
    Lavender Fresh 8.00/b or dried
    Lisianthus- purple/blue, white, cream, pink, champagne, salmon, rose, lime, 2.25-3.00 per stem, late July- early November 
    Shasta Daisy 7/10-9/6  
    Alliums -May only 5/8-6/1  1.00- 1.50
    Snowball viburnum- May only  5/8-6/1  2.50 each
    Snowberries 8/1 -November,  pink, white, green 1.50 each
    Cranberry Viburnum 7/10-early Sept. fruit/berries 2.00 each large stem
    Larkspur-6/10-7/5  10.00/bunch purple/blue
    Yarrow -6-7/15  yellow, red, white, pink 10.00/10   
    Phlox - pinks, purple or white 7/5-9/5 10.00/10
    LLB- Green /bunch
    Nigella pods 9.00/b
    River Oats 10.00/b
    Ranunculus April- Early June  white, yellow, pink  mixed colors

     Pink ceramic pitcher

    Anemone blue, red, white, mauve pink
    Tulips  April - 5/20 
    Daffodils  Stratosphere date varies March- April 
    Daffodils - white, double April- 

    frosted cubes

    Rented: 6" glass black bubble bowl @ $30 -excellent for yellow or white flowers flowers 

    Frosted or clear 4.5x4.5" 
    Often used basic clear glass vases 9-10"