Meet our New Manager- Melissa

Melissa Woodhouse

We are so happy to have Melissa back with us. She originally came to work for us straight out of design school in 2015. She walked into our shop a bit before Christmas and we hired her on the spot. She left AVF for a few years to pursue other interests. This past May I … Read more

Tips from our Terrarium Building Workshop

Terrarium Building Workshop

We had so much fun at our Terrarium Building workshop, that I thought I would share a few key tips to create your very own terrarium. AV Flower plant friends gathered on a rainy Tuesday (October 22) to create their very own terrarium. There were two workshop options to either bring your own container or … Read more

We do have small cacti

I am not against people buying flowers and plants from big companies like Loblaws, Michaels, Ikea and etc… Maybe I am a little because we’re running a small business and we want to survive. I often see people looking for recommendations on where to get certain flowers and plants in their neighbourhood, and the majority … Read more

The story of the purple butterfly

I first heard of the purple butterfly when a customer ordered an arrangement for a recipient in grief of the loss of her newborn twin. Our floral designer Tricia, just happened to use a card with butterflies on it in the floral design she made for the recipient.  The client called back in delight that we … Read more

The Life of a Co-Op Student

Hello, I’m Katelyn I am a grade 12 co-op student from Ridgemont High School. For my co-op placement I ask if I could work at a flower shop. I was the first student to consider a flower shop. I choose to go to a flower shop because I like to design and I am a artistic … Read more