The Flower Lady Blog
Art in Bloom • March 23-26, 2017
Interpreting Martin Puryear’s sculpture, Maroon, for Milwaukee Art Museum’s Art in Bloom 2017 took time and contemplation. You cannot interpret art with a simple glance. One must pause, contemplate, investigate to come to a deeper understanding. We believe this to be true when assessing people as well, and worked to illustrate this with natural elements. Our floral creation shows an elegant face to the viewer while revealing a rainbow effect made of bulb plants within it. Come and explore all the creative installations!
Martin Puryear’s minimalist sculpture, Maroon, with its bulbous shape, circular wooden cap, and variety of materials and textures, reflects the artist’s ability to create subtle contradictions within a singular form.
Deb and Ron’s floral creation follows Puryear’s rejection the industrial materials commonly associated with the Minimalist movement, in favor of those more organic in nature.
Deb Fowler & Ron Mroczenski stand beside their creation at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Art in Bloom 2017
Floral Installations are located on the first floor of the Milwaukee Art Museum
The Flower Lady’s floral installation juxtaposed next to Maroon, Martin Puryear’s minimalist sculpture, at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Art in Bloom 2017
Ron Mroczenski and Deb Fowler’s floral interpretation of Martin Puryear’s minimalist sculpture, Maroon, at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Art in Bloom 2017
Come visit our pop-up shop at Art in Bloom 2017. Just inside the main museum entrance to the left.
The Flower Lady Wins 1st Place Flower Shop!The Flower Lady is proud to have been named First Place Flower Shop in the Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee contest for 2016. Congratulations to the other winners and runners-up who serve this great city!Back in the early 1990s the Shepherd Express did something that occurred to no [...]
NOVEMBER 11–13 Experience a true winter wonderland! Celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of The Flower Lady in the Village! Stop in for free refreshments, sales, BOGO deals and stay for holiday displays that are beyond inspiring! The newly expanded store at 1417 Underwood Avenue in the landmark Dittmar-Robertson Building (formerly Robertson [...]
Welcome visitors with fall style Happy to be featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Sunday “Embracing Autumn—Fall under the season’s spell.” Here are some pictures and excerpts from Alison Sherwood’s article, “Give your Front Porch a Fall Facelift” to which we contributed. Going natural “Fall is the best time to show nature’s bounty,” said Deb Fowler, florist and [...]
The Flower Lady Wins 2016 Top Choice Awards Best Florist in Greater Milwaukee What a surprise to wake up this morning and see in the Sunday paper that The Flower Lady won Best Florist in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Choice Awards!!! Chosen by MJS readers, the Top Choice Awards celebrate some of the most outstanding [...]
Community Enhancement Program in action...The Flower Lady’s Community Enhancement Program redistributes floral arrangements free of charge after corporate events and weddings to the Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Hospital, and the VA Hospital. This not only benefits the happy recipients of the flowers, but helps the environment as we try to compost the flowers after the [...]
Ann’s Perfect Wedding Day!Fresh from the garden flowers for Ann’s May wedding—ranunculus, freesia, Icelandic poppies, buplerum, sweet peas, roses, Queen Anne’s lace, peonies! Call (414) 259-0999 to set up a Wedding Flower consultation today! See the full gallery of floral images at Ann’s Perfect Wedding Day on Milwaukee.FloristCall (414) 259-0999 to set up a Wedding Flower consultation [...]
We provided flowers for this awesome event at Nordstrom on Saturday. When you purchased a Kate Spade bag, Nordstrom wrapped up some fresh flowers as a gift with purchase! Our favorite pink roses. We will have them in store next week for Mother’s Day! Deb, “The Flower Lady,” setting up the flower buffet The Kate Spade theme... “Oops [...]
Look at these beauties! Deb selected the greatest plants from the grower yesterday... Hydrangea plants, hanging garden baskets, succulent gardens, lavender plants, annual garden bowls, strawberry patio pots and more! Beyond beautiful. Flowers galore - just in time for Mother’s Day! Love it! These strawberry pots hang on your fence or wall! Thanks, Mark for your help :) Ahhhh... Heavenly colors. Pretty lavender [...]
1417 Underwood Ave... 1 block south of our former location! THE FLOWER LADY’S MOVED into a larger, more open work room and sales floor, just 1 block south to the former Robertson Ace Hardware location (landmark Dittmar-Robertson Building), 1417 Underwood Avenue. Stop in and see the inspiring, spacious shop filled with home decor, garden decorations, gifts, [...]