menu

WELCOME!

pollen

floral DESIGN studio

I’ve often said that after a wedding or event, the flowers are only six hours older than they were at the start of the event, and they still have a lot of life left in them. As a florist, one of the more painful parts of the event industry is seeing all of our work […]

Pollen is so excited to present Hospice Hearts with a Valentine’s Day gift to help cover veterinary bills of the pets they bring in to their care.  For each wedding we booked between the date of my transport of Abby and Bosco up until Valentine’s Day, we put another $50 in the Hospice Hearts pool. […]

On Sunday afternoon, I was getting ready to head to Ottawa, IL to stay the night with my mom and drive her early Monday morning to get cataract surgery. While putzing around at home and getting my things together, I popped on Facebook and saw a post from Hospice Hearts, a pet rescue group, that struck […]

What better time than Earth Day to explain our sustainable approach to floral design!  I started Pollen specifically to offer an eco-friendly floral design option to couples planning their weddings.  In both our operations and in our sourcing of materials, we operate in as eco-friendly of a way as possible.  It’s been an evolving process, […]

Yesterday, Pollen held its first ever workshop at Pollen’s studio, located in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood.  Exclusive to Pollen clients (and a sidekick), students learned the basics of floral design, with an emphasis on working with farmers market flowers. After some instruction and demonstration (and mimosas and bloody marys), the students designed their own arrangements.  I […]

If you saw our floral design workshop exclusive to Pollen clients, and wished you could take it, we have good news!  Pollen and The Flower Garden are teaming up to offer a hands-on introductory floral design workshop to benefit Les, The Flower Garden’s primo peddler of petals, to help with the costs of his recent […]

While Pollen doesn’t do individual gift deliveries, such as those for Mothers Day, we encourage you to support your local florists, and work DIRECTLY with the florist who will be delivering the flowers you send to Mom. Why? You’ll be supporting a small business, and you’ll benefit as well. You typically will get better service, […]

Take advantage of the Helios Bash LAST CHANCE BONUS OFFER: Buy One full price ticket and receive the second at half-price!! Go to http://2011heliosbash.kintera.org/sun to purchase your tickets today!! Society for Urban Nature (SUN), the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s auxiliary board, is proud to host its fourth annual Helios Bash on Aug 19. Helios Bash […]

Pollen is excited to be a part of the 2011 Helios Bash, held by the Society for Urban Nature (SUN), the auxiliary board of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, on Friday, August 19th. The evening will feature an open bar, sustainable cuisine, music, tours of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven, animal demonstrations, and a wonderful […]

your daily dose of beauty

Follow us on instagram for

FOLLOW      pollenfloraldesign

Content Copyright Pollen, Inc. 2018