Part two of our series “Behind the Scenes of Austin’s largest, family owned florist” introduces you to our lush courtyard. On your way into our shop, you will pass through a greenhouse-styled space with an ever-changing assortment of plants, ceramic pots, water fountains and garden statuary. Read More about Behind the Scenes – Freytag’s Florist Courtyard »
Welcome to part one of our series "Behind the Scenes of Austin’s largest, family owned florist." This installment is all about the Freytag's Florist Team. If you wonder what goes into the production of a single floral arrangement, then take a look at our team behind the scenes.
Freytag's Florist has been blooming in Austin, TX since 1974, and this is how we do it. Read More about Behind the Scenes of an Austin, Family Owned Florist »
Freytag’s creative director Denise Gehrke, AIFD, PFCI had the honor of coaching three students from Laneir High School for the Houston Rodeo Cup Floral Design Competition. And it looks like that extra help paid off. Please join us in congratulating Chris Pham and Ceasar Hernandez for their huge wins this weekend. Chris placed 2nd out of 100 exhibitors at the Houston Rodeo Cup which involved creating a bridal bouquet, interpretive design, and a center piece on site at the rodeo while being timed and observed by judges. Ceasar placed 3rd out of 95 entries in the Dining with a Texas Flair category with his arrangement that was themed "Keep Austin Weird". Ceasar took a risk with his design that paid huge dividends. Each of them took home the coveted Rodeo Cup belt buckle and prize money. Read More about Denise Gehrke, AIFD, PFCI Helps Laneir HS Students Win the Houston Rodeo Cup, Floral Design Event »
What is International Women's Day, you ask? Well, it was originally called International Working Women's Day, and is celebrated on March 8 every year. In various parts of the world the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political, and social achievements. What started as a Socialist political event has blended into the culture of many countries.
The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New York; it was organized by the Socialist Party of America in remembrance of the 1908 strike of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. There was no specific strike happening on March 8, despite later claims. Read More about What is International Women’s Day? »
A popular trend on or near Valentine’s Day is the classic ‘Sisters before Misters’ celebration with your BFF’s. A Galentine’s Day party requires take-out or delivery dinner and chick-flicks, plus wine/champagne as standard fare. However, we think this celebration calls for something… Read More about Make your Galentine’s Day Party Memorable »
It’s Valentine’s season and love is on everyone’s mind. If you want to make a lasting, good impression or just make the day memorable, now is the time to get started. Planning is everything on Valentine’s Day. After more than forty years… Read More about 7 Romantic Austin Valentine’s Day Dates »
The best part about buying fresh holiday wreaths and centerpieces is the fresh evergreen scent filling your home with the aroma of the holidays. We know you would rather spend more time with your family and friends than taking care of… Read More about Holiday Wreath & Centerpiece care tips »
Houseplants are delightful to have around. They help with filtering out toxins from the air and make your home have a cozier vibe.
Fortunately, there are a few low-maintenance houseplants you can grow indoors that appreciate being almost completely independent. Here are our suggestions for the top five favorites you can select straight from our catalog! Read More about 5 Easiest Houseplants to Keep Alive »