Make Grocery Store Flower Bouquets

Create a spring bouquet by mixing store-bought and garden elements to chase away winter gloom.
Related To:

Rustic Spring Flower Arrangement

Transform a mix of grocery store blooms and the forsythia branches from your garden into a pretty spring-anticipating arrangement. The forsythia branches contribute texture and structure, but you might get lucky and force a bloom or two, too. For a full farmhouse arrangement, try leaving the woody forsythia cuttings a bit longer or trim them to various heights and insert among mixed blooms arranged in a weathered metal bucket.

Repurpose Grocery Story Flowers

This time of year, flowers that sing spring are readily available at your local market. Stop in and pick up a selection of spring flowers including daffodils and tulips.

Try Winter Forsythia in a Flower Arrangement

Even winter-bare forsythia can make a striking almost architectural addition to a flower arrangement. You might even get lucky and trigger some blooms when you bring the branches into a warm house.

A Simple Arrangement of Vibrant Blooms

A smaller, rounded arrangement is lovely for the bedside table. Trim the stems a few inches taller than the height of your vase to create a fuller arrangement of uniform height.

Arrange Flowers in Variously Sized Vessels

For a sleeker look, try adding a single stem to vintage bottles and cluster them together. This not only displays each stem for its beauty but adds height to the arrangement.

Revive Dwindling Blossoms in Bud Vases

Try snipping the few good flowers that remain and adding them to a small bud vase or bottle. Placed on a kitchen windowsill, this mini-arrangement will be a bright contrast against the snow-covered ground.

Shop Related Products

Next Up

Garden Plants and Flowers

Learn how to discover which plants underscore and help define a specific garden design style.

How to Plant Perennial Flowers & Plants

Perennials are the mainstay of the traditional flower garden. When planted correctly, they are long-lived.

Planting Annuals: When and How To Plant Annual Flowers

Learn the ins and outs of planting annuals, including when to plant annuals and techniques you can use to boost success.

How to Make Paper Flowers for a Wedding Bouquet

Pretty, inexpensive and long-lasting, paper flower bouquets are perfect wedding mementos. Learn how to make paper flowers for your bridesmaids and flower girls with this tutorial.

How to Plant Sunflowers in Decorative Pots

Make sunflowers even more cheery with this step-by-step guide to designing fun pots to plant them in.

How to Wrap a Bouquet of Flowers

It's always best to wrap a hand-tied bouquet before you give it to someone as a gift. The wrapping paper helps to protect delicate petals in transit, and a well-wrapped bouquet makes a much more pleasing present.