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By Yvonne Ashton on 5/22/2015 8:05 AM

white flower design by Jessica Ormond Events - anemones, hellebores, snowberry


Hi Sarah,

I’m sorry I let so much time go by before sending  you these pictures. Here are a couple snapshots of the centerpieces I made with that wonderful pull from April. Several of the conference attendees couldn’t believe that all of the flowers were real, they thought for sure some of the varieties must be fake.

This was my first order with Mayesh. I have to say that I have never received such a well packed box! All the stems were straight, and cool to the touch. The ice packs were still half frozen. I instantly contacted an event designer friend, asked if she ever used Mayesh (she has not), sent her pictures, and strongly encouraged her to contact you. I am so impressed with your quality of product and service!

Thanks!

By Yvonne Ashton on 5/21/2015 12:45 PM
Memorial Day Flowers Under the #MayeshGivesBack initiative, it is important that Mayesh doesn't just sell flowers, but that we take the extra step for our community as well. This is where Memorial Day Flowers comes in. For the third year in a row, Mayesh has teamed up with the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation to celebrate the men and women who have served our country and are no longer with us by donating over 5,000 roses nationwide.  To get thousands of flowers to 23 customers across the country, it takes...
By Yvonne Ashton on 5/17/2015 6:07 PM

orange, yellow, green floral design by @albertng7878

Honestly, I feel like choosing the pictures each week becomes harder and harder!  You all are posting some great stuff and it is so inspiring to see each week.  Thank you for posting over 1,240 pictures so far!  It is quite a collection incorporating a vast array of floral design, and if you haven’t see all of the gorgeous #Mayeshgram’s, click here.  The winning pictures for week 6 are by @albertng7878, @jordanterese, and @jl_designs

By Yvonne Ashton on 5/7/2015 5:25 PM

outdoor wedding lounge by Fresh Urban Flowers

We are into week 6 of our #MayeshGram Photo Challenge and I just wanted to say that I have noticed many more new Instagrammers participating! Keep on snapping great pictures and tagging them with #MayeshGram and @mayeshwholesale – we are loving what we are seeing! If you want to see what everyone else is posting, click here

Now for the week 5 winners! We chose a gorgeous & lush wedding lounge created by . . .

By Yvonne Ashton on 5/6/2015 6:27 PM
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If you need wheat grass for your floral designs, Mayesh Wholesale Florist has it available.  Just ask your sales rep!
By Yvonne Ashton on 5/5/2015 4:44 PM
Guest Blogger: Andy Arthur 

The Flower House Detroit Preview EventThe Flower House Detroit Preview Event - flower wall 

Last night was the Flower House Detroit Preview Event.  Myself and Megan DeMara went to the event on behalf of Mayesh.  This is an exciting project by a group of very talented floral designers in the Detroit area to act as a model to turn blighted structures into creative platforms for art and business.  Lisa Waud, owner  of Pot & Box in Ann Arbor, Michigan, purchased two side by side blighted buildings in Hamtramck, Michigan. The one building was once a storefront, and the other is a two unit duplex.   She, along with Heather Saunders, of Heather Saunders Photography, Liz Stoltz of Parsonage Events, Jody Costello of J Costello Desgins, Holly Rutt of Sweet Pea Floral Design and Susan McLeary of Passionflower are the creative force behind this project. They plan to create a breathtaking weekend exhibition on October 16, 17 & 18.
By Yvonne Ashton on 5/4/2015 1:17 AM
wholesale manzanita branches  
Available throughout the year, David Dahlson presents Manzanita.  These branches are a great item to use for floral designs that may not have a water source.
By Yvonne Ashton on 5/1/2015 7:19 AM
flowers and antlers by Butterfly Petals

Here are the 2 week 4 #Mayeshgram winners!

The first pic below is by @butterflypetals.  I think once you see the pictures you will understand what caught our eye … antlers paired with flowers.  So fun!  But when I went to Butterly Petals’ website, I saw that their logo has antlers.  Double the fun.  As a side note, I had a few laughs when reading about their team.  Very creative! 

The second picture is by @mocharosepittsburgh.  We loved the colors infused with lots of light.  Gorgeous!  This design included bleeding heart, which has been around but really seems to be super popular this year.  Are you seeing that trend as well?
By Yvonne Ashton on 4/30/2015 4:48 PM

Wholesale Flower Product Showcase: Vanda Orchids, Carnations

In this edition of the Mayesh Wholesale Product Showcase, Beth highlights amazing product to kick off the summer wedding season.

Featured Product: Moonlight blue sundana orchid, midnight blue sandana orchid,  lava sundana orchid, fuchsia vanda, antigua carnation and alocasia foliage.

By Yvonne Ashton on 4/30/2015 4:45 PM

how to create a flower wall  
This Inspired Floral Design video with Beth O'Reilly AIFD explains how to make a reusable flower wall that is easily transported. Using minimal product, she shows us how to cover the entire wall and create a show stopping conversation piece.  This flower wall design is perfect to use as a living backdrop for a wedding or event!

Featured product: Pepper berry, green hanging amaranthus, alocasia, calla lily, peach bottle brush protea, garden roses, Antigua carnations, purple mokara orchids and vanda orchids.

Mayesh Bloggers


Yvonne Ashton

I plan on bringing our readers all things flora and fun, mixed with some serious posts about the flower business. I like to think of myself as pretty well-rounded - having passion for design (flowers, web, decor, etc.), marketing, photography, tech, and business. I'm a huge believer in continual education, so I'm always looking for new ideas and hope to share that journey with you!

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Ali Dahlson

Coming from a background in interior design, I'm trying my hand at flowers, and will be spending the next year learning the ins & outs of the business. I will be sharing my experiences as the new kid on the block, hoping to inspire other young, aspiring floral designers like myself. I grew up in the wholesale flower business, but hope to use my education and experience to eventually create a unique and innovative approach to floral design. Follow along for a blend of educational tid-bits, my thoughts & musings on the business, and a peek into my crazy journey into the world of flowers! #alitheflorist

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