Artificial Azaleas Assist In Drought Efforts

Artificial Azaleas Assist In Drought Efforts
Artificial azaleas and other flowers are perfect for drought restrictions.

Artificial azaleas and other flowers are perfect for drought restrictions.

The dry spell has finally broken! While rain is always a pleasant surprise in Southern California, the recent downpours have been especially welcome. The come at a time when the drought in California has been declared a national emergency.

In November 2014, San Diego released it’s newest round of water usage restrictions and some counties have drought mandates planned until 2020. The statewide rainfall average was so low that the recent storm showed more rainfall than all of 2013.

While this rain is certainly cause for celebration, it is not the end of our drought problems. Lakes, rivers, and all other inland bodies of water in California are still far below their average waterline. While the rain was a brief, welcome reprieve from the dryness, California is still far from lifting the official “drought” status.

5 ways that artificial azaleas and other artificial plants can help save water

  1. Artificial azaleas and other artificial plants do not require water to remain beautiful. They will stay bright and green with no water or maintenance.
  2. Geranium Street Floral’s artificial azaleas are UV-rated, so they will not fade or discolor, even under direct sunlight. These artificial plants will remain beautiful, no matter how long the drought lasts.
  3. Artificial boxwood hedge can be used in the place of other privacy plants that may will and lead to accidental lapses in your seclusion.
  4. Artificial azaleas and other artificial plants will save your designated water allowance for other tasks. The water you are saving on this beautiful foliage can be used elsewhere without incurring fines.
  5. The set-up of these water-wise plants is extremely easy. Especially when you request our onsite craftsmen to do all the hard work for you.

If you are interesting in further helping California by implementing artificial plants into your home and garden, give us a call today at (760) 798-2316. We would love to answer all your questions and inquiries. Or, visit our website to be inspired by our full line of artificial plant products.

New Artificial Boxwood Holiday Balls!

New Artificial Boxwood Holiday Balls!
Artificial boxwood holiday balls are now available at Geranium Street Floral.

Artificial boxwood holiday balls are now available at Geranium Street Floral.

Thanksgiving is in the bags for another year. We hope your holiday was filled with all the turkey, family, and football you could handle. Now that your family has left and you’ve had a couple days to catch your breath, it’s time to move on to the next holiday: Christmas.

The rate of Christmas parties that are being held is rising rapidly. Especially in Southern California where the weather is always beautiful enough to hold an event. Chances are, if you aren’t already invited to a Christmas party, you will be.

If you are one of those who are planning on hosting a Christmas party, we have a brand new product for your event. Artificial boxwood hedge holiday balls. These balls are just as beautiful as our original boxwood balls, but they have have been inlaid with Christmas lights to celebrate the holiday season.

These artificial boxwood holiday balls are decorated with both red and gold lights to accentuate all the colors of the Christmas season.

Top 5 reasons to incorporate artificial boxwood holiday balls into your Christmas party

  1. These artificial balls are clean and beautiful. They will complement any decorating scheme that you are employing at your holiday party.
  2. Almost zero maintenance is required to keep these boxwood balls beautiful. Because they are made from plastic, they do not need to be watered, pruned, or maintained. They will be gorgeous for holiday parties for years to come.
  3. These balls are made from hyper-realistic plastic. This means that the hedge component of the pieces will be almost indistinguishable from real hedge. Your guests will be unable to tell that the plant is artificial.
  4. The plastic that these balls are made from is extremely durable. There will be no fraying, browning, or breaking throughout the years. A quick wash down every year to remove dust is all that’s needed to keep them gorgeous.
  5. Easy set up. If you request our onsite craftsmen, your work is done. Our craftsmen will delivery your product and set up the balls for your event.

We know that these artificial boxwood holiday balls will be exactly what you need to make your party the talk of the season. Give us a call at (760) 798-2316 with all your questions and inquiries. Or, drop by our website to see our full like of artificial plant products.

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Privatizes All Property

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Privatizes All Property
Artificial boxwood hedge like these provide privacy.

Artificial boxwood hedge like these provide privacy.

In Southern California, residents must become accustomed to the ever-present presence of neighbors, commuters, and other Californian citizens. Because this state is so beautiful, people move here at every opportunity and we can hardly blame them.

Because of the influx of people, privacy is dwindling quickly. In past years, when the population was lower, residents of California could find solace in their homes. But those times are disappearing.

The increasing population makes it harder and harder to find privacy. Even in the seclusion of your own home, the ever-prying eyes of your neighbors can make it almost impossible to feel comfortable. We have a solution for this problem.

Artificial boxwood hedge can be used to create a beautiful barrier between your property and your neighbors. The boxwood hedge is highly realistic, so visitors and neighbors will be hard-pressed to find the difference between it and real hedge.

Top 5 reasons to incorporate artificial boxwood hedge into your property

  1. Artificial boxwood provides a cost-effective way to privatize your home. Because the boxwood is fake, you never have to water or spend any extra time on maintenance. This hedge will remain beautiful with no effort on your part.
  2. The set up is simple. When you request our onsite craftsmen, your duties concerning the hedge end after you place the order. Our craftsmen will deliver, set up, and position your hedges where they will provide you with the optimal seclusion.
  3. Hedges can be added to both inside and outside decor to create privacy and seclusion almost anywhere. This means that events that you hold outside can feel just as exclusive as those held in your home.
  4. Artificial hedges are beautiful and highly-effective as privacy barriers for all home types and sizes. This greatly increases the value of your property and will add peace and quiet to your life.
  5. Artificial hedge provides complete and total seclusion from the eyes of neighbors, pedestrians, and anyone else who may be a little too inquisitive of your home. Whether you want your entire backyard secluded or just a window that is a little too easily viewable, this boxwood hedge is perfect.

If this privacy option sounds like the way for you, give us a call at (760) 798-2316. We welcome all questions and inquiries. Or, go to our website to see our full range of artificial plant products.

Artificial Flowers Perfect For A Beautiful Thanksgiving

Artificial Flowers Perfect For A Beautiful Thanksgiving
Artificial flowers are ideal for Thanksgiving decoration.

Artificial flowers are ideal for Thanksgiving decoration.

Decorating for the holidays can be one of the most stressful facets of the holiday season. After planning for the dinner, arranging for your relatives to stay and eat, buying all of the food and fine-tuning every preparation, there isn’t much time for decorating.

Sure, you could drag out the same old cornucopia and other standard Thanksgiving decorations. But if you are looking to spice up your holidays with something a little different, we have some ideas for you.

5 Artificial flowers decoration ideas:

  1. Arrange autumn-colored artificial flowers and artificial tree boughs as centerpieces. The color of the flowers and leaves will create a beautiful color scheme for your dinner and mimic the changing season outside. Plus, the artificial flowers and tree boughs will not be as obtrusive as a standard cornucopia.
  2. Artificial boxwood hedge and artificial plant mats can be used as wall coverings or other decorative pieces. This adds greenery and life to any party or event, giving your Thanksgiving a vibrant, beautiful feel.
  3. Artificial boxwood hedge can also be used to privatize your event for an exclusive, intimate dinner. Doing so will ensure that your dinner will remain an event for just you and your family, with no prying neighbor’s eyes.
  4. Artificial azaleas and roses can be used to brighten up any room in the house, including guest rooms, hallways, and doorways. They don’t need to be confined to just the centerpiece for Thanksgiving dinner. A few hanging azaleas in a rustic basket would be the perfect piece to decorate and brighten any room.
  5. Another way to incorporate artificial flowers into your Thanksgiving festivities would be by lining the walkway to your home with them. This creates a vibrant pathway that welcomes your guests into your home.

We hope this has helped in the never-ending holiday decorating dilemma. If it has not given you any direct ideas, we hope that it has inspired you with another. Geranium Street Floral has onsite craftsmen who are ready and available to help you set up your artificial plant products.

Give us a call at (760) 798-2316 with all your questions and inquiries. We would love to lend our inspiration. We also invite you to drop by our website or peruse our blogs to see the various types of artificial plants and boxwood hedge we offer. We know that there will be something for you to try and love.

Event Planning For Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Event Planning For Your Thanksgiving Dinner
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Our artificial living wall would be perfect for you Thanksgiving event planning.

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is just a little over a week away? Undoubtedly, some of you have been event planning for weeks, if not months. Others, if you’re anything like me, may be a little behind on the planning. Between food preparation, decorating, and family traveling, there is a lot to do!

Even if you are hyper-organized, there are still items on your to-do list that may slip through the cracks. This could be anything from cooking something that cousin Becky, who won’t eat gluten, can eat, to forgetting to grab all the decorating supplies from your storage unit.

5 ways to streamline Thanksgiving event planning:

1. Preparation

This may seem like a no-brainer, but preparing as many things as possible before mealtime can really cut down on the stress level of mealtime. With all the prep of the green bean casserole, yams, stuffing, and maybe even the mashed potatoes out of the way, all that you need to do is stick them in the oven or stovetop to cook before serving.

2. Concentrate on what matters

On the big day, what people are really looking forward to is the turkey. If you can manage to serve up a delicious…or at least mostly-edible turkey with a few other sides, your Thanksgiving will have gone off better than most around the country. And even if the worst happens and, heaven forbid, your turkey isn’t the belle of the ball, the memories with your family  and friends will last throughout the years. Besides, every family needs a story about the turkey-less Thanksgiving.

3. Delegate

Why should all the cooking be left up to you? If you’re hosting a swarm of people, there is no shame in asking some of your visitors to pick up some slack. Plus, when other family members and friends bring their favorite dishes, you may be introduced to dishes that you’ve never eaten before. It is a great way to expand the palate and lower the stress.

4. Dinner is key

Thanksgiving is such a large meal that people often feel that they need to feed their visitors all day long. While the gesture is genuine, appetizers and pre-meal snacks may be a waste of time as people are saving up for the big meal. If you want to feed guests beforehand, a small, energy-packed breakfast will do the trick.

5. Enjoy yourself

Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to celebrate each other’s companionship. It doesn’t do any good if you are so stressed during the holiday preparations that you forget to enjoy all that the season has to off. So, relax, prepare the best meal you can, and enjoy yourself.

If you need any last-minute decorating ideas for your event planning, drop by our blogs and website to see all the beautiful artificial plant products we offer. We guarantee that our artificial boxwood bushes, artificial flowers, and artificial plant mats will provide beauty, greenery, and life to any event.

Give us a call at (760) 798-2316 with all your questions and inquires.

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Perfect for Pet Protection

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Perfect for Pet Protection
Artificial boxwood hedge now protects Luna from coyotes.

Artificial boxwood hedge now protects Luna from coyotes.

For household pets in Southern California, the backyard may be one of the only places that they are ever off the leash to roam and explore. As they are removed from cars, road, other pets, and the natural predators of the region, backyards should be the safest place for man’s best friend.

However, as many California resident’s have discovered, some fences do nothing to stop coyotes or other natural predators from invading. Each year, hundreds of pets are killed by coyotes, mountain lions, and other carnivorous animals. The loss of a pet can be devastating to families. Especially when they have taken every precaution to ensure their animal’s safety. Even if the pet survives the attack, veterinary trips are expensive and stressful.

We urge you to take one more step to secure your backyard against Southern California’s natural predators. Two weeks ago, the dog of Geranium Street Floral’s owner, Bob Smith, was attacked by a coyote. Luckily, little Luna escaped and made it back to safety before she was seriously injured. Aside from a gash on her hind leg that the veterinarian had to stitch and clean, Luna is happy and healthy once again. However, you can be assured that Smith’s backyard fence has been reinforced and checked over thoroughly.

To achieve a completely secure fence, Smith added artificial boxwood hedge to his existing fence. The hedge filled in all the gaps. This ensured that the fence was both protected and beautiful. Two things that are very important. Luna is now safe and secure in her newly reinforced backyard.

You can have this same level of comfort, confidence, and safety as well. Our onsite craftsmen can set up your artificial boxwood hedge and reinforce your fence in no time at all. Your pets will be free to roam the backyard all they want.

Give us a call with all your questions and inquiries at (760) 798-2316. Or, browse through our website to see all of our artificial plant products.

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Can Restore Lost Privacy

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Can Restore Lost Privacy
Beautiful artificial boxwood hedge.

Beautiful artificial boxwood hedge.

Residents who are new to California may be surprised to find that their privacy is almost nonexistent. Sure, the views are great, the weather is as close to perfect as you could hope for, and the professional opportunities are unparalleled, but some days it feels like the walls between you and your neighbor are just getting thinner and thinner.

Many Southern California homes are built with the purpose of accommodating all of the new residents that come each year and contribute to California’s population growth. The first priority of those who build these homes is not privacy. Even if you are not new to California and your family has claimed the “Golden State” as it’s home for generations, you have, undoubtedly, noticed that open space is difficult to come by.

Here at Geranium Street Floral, privacy is one of our top concerns. We believe that everyone should enjoy a high level of solitude and freedom from interference. We noticed the need for this when we were tasked with designing an artificial boxwood hedge that would privatize events. Our next undertaking was to craft a hedge that would shield a private pool from the prying eyes of neighbors. Our ideas grew quicker and quicker and we were soon designing privacy hedges for rooftops, balconies, homes, yards, and events. Our artificial boxwood hedge is beautiful and realistic, making it the ideal choice for concealment. Our customers love the look of their privacy hedges and they enjoy the level of privacy it affords.

If you’re feeling the “closing in” pressure of your neighbors on all sides, give us a call at (760) 798-2316. We would love to handle all your questions and inquiries. We also have onsite craftsmen who can design and implement our beautiful artificial boxwood hedge wherever you need.

The Holidays Are Here! Time For Artificial Plants!

The Holidays Are Here! Time For Artificial Plants!
Our "dragon skin" mat is a perfect example of the different artificial plants we carry that would be perfect for the holidays.

Our “dragon skin” mat is a perfect example of an artificial plant we carry that would be perfect for the holidays.

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? How about Christmas? Are you a New Years kind of person? Regardless of which holiday you’re most excited for, the fact remains that they’re all right around the corner. Thanksgiving is a mere two weeks away, Christmas is six weeks away, and New Years is only seven. It may seem like we all have plenty of time; but we all know that soon we’re be scrambling to buy the last turkey, cross that last person off your Christmas list, or finish you list of resolutions.

One of the most stressful facets of the holiday season is all the holiday parties that are being planned and thrown. With sites like Pinterest and Etsy, it’s is easy to find gorgeous, one-of-a-kind ideas and decorations for parties. If your parties call for a beautiful, natural decorative theme, we can help.

Geranium Street Floral has artificial flowers, artificial boxwood hedge and bush, and artificial plant mats to decorate and beautify your home and property for the entire holiday season. Our artificial holly plant mat would be a perfect addition to any Thanksgiving or Christmas parties, and our artificial azaleas and artificial living wall, or “dragon leaf” as we call it, would be the perfect companions to ring in the new year with.

To ease your stress even further, we have onsite craftsmen who will transport and set up your new artificial plants. This ensure that your journey to decorate and beautify your home is as easy as possible.

We welcome all your question and inquiries at (760) 798-2316. Or, check out our website to see our whole line of artificial plant products. We are confident that you’ll find exactly what you need.

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Used To Complement Welcome Signs

Artificial Boxwood Hedge Used To Complement Welcome Signs
Artificial boxwood hedge like this now frames several signs in Palm Springs and Palm Desert.

Artificial boxwood hedge like this now frames several signs in Palm Springs and Palm Desert.

Welcome signs for businesses have been designed and crafted just about every way possible. They can be big and flashy, classy and elegant, simple and clean, and just about everywhere in between. Businesses are scratching their metaphorical heads in an attempt to come up with an idea that is both new and beautiful.

Recently, we were contacted by two businesses in Palm Desert and Palm Springs to create attractive versions of their welcome signs. We quickly took to the task and created a large artificial boxwood hedge mat frame for the existing sign. Thus turning their boring business signs into attractive pieces of art. The brilliant green of the artificial boxwood hedge contrasts with the clean lines and basic colors of all business signs to create a vibrant, attractive business sign. We were amazed at how well the artificial boxwood hedge accentuated the existing signs.

We have long been in the business of decorating both the interior and exterior walls of businesses. We have also crafted many various hedge and custom creations for additional outdoor venues and events. This was the first time, however, that we were tasked with creating something beautiful to complement a sign. The result was a gorgeous design that perfectly accented the existing fixture.

If your store, event, or home needs revamping, let us give it a shot. We are confident that we can design and create something beautiful for you. Give us a call today with any questions or inquiries at (760) 798-2316. We also have onsite craftsmen who are highly skilled and creative; perfect to design whatever you need. Or, drop by our website to see our full line of artificial plant products.

Artificial Azaleas Beautifully Commemorate Tombstones

Artificial Azaleas Beautifully Commemorate Tombstones
Artificial azaleas are the perfect way to commemorate grave sites.

Artificial azaleas are the perfect way to commemorate grave sites.

The death of a loved one ranks in the highest spots in the list of stressful life events. As a living member of the deceased’s family or friend group, some of the funeral and burial responsibilities may fall on you.

This becomes especially difficult when the task turns to flowers. Real flowers wither and brown with prolonged exposure, leaving the grave sight a mess. They can also be expensive and add financial burden to an already traumatic event. This is not the way the final resting place of any human being should be commemorated.

Geranium Street Floral offers beautiful funeral flowers such as artificial azaleas and more. We have both 18″ bundles of azaleas and 34″ having azaleas. Both would be perfect for funerals or gave decoration. These flowers are bright and vibrant and will remain that way season in and season out. They are UV-rated, so they will not fade in the sun. Every time you visit the grave of your loved one, beautiful and vibrant flowers will be there to greet you in a celebration of life. The departed can be remembered in a way that is as stunning as the life they lived.

We know that the pain of death is not something that goes away easier. You already have plenty to deal with. We just want to make the whole process a little easier and respectfully honor those that have passed.

Give us a call at (760) 798-2316 with any questions or inquiries. We also have onsite craftsmen who can design, craft, and create whatever you need or want for the funeral or gravestone. Drop by and check out our website for our full line of artificial plant products.