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Fun at Petals & Pours Flower Workshops

In June, we held two flower workshops at Comforts of Whidbey Winery.  We called them Petals & Pours workshops since we would be playing with locally grown petals while sipping a glass […]


Living jewelry flower bracelet with Succulents by Tobey Nelson

Succulent Jewelry

Floral and succulent jewelry celebrates the beauty of nature – and it is fun to wear. Make a statement at your next special event – let us make a necklace or bracelet […]


Tobey Nelson is a garden coach on Whidbey Island

Garden Coach

As your garden coach, I am your own personal horticulture expert and instructor. This is an hourly service offering customized advising on any number of gardening and landscaping topics.


Locally grown wedding flowers

Why I Choose Locally Grown Flowers

Why choose locally grown flowers? It’s more than just getting the freshest bloom. Diversity of choice, freshness, workers rights, economic health, carbon footprint, and pollution are the reasons I source American grown […]


Follow these tips to save money on your wedding | www.tobeynelson.com

Save Money On Your Wedding

Everyone loves to save money! And weddings can get quite expensive. Here are lots of ideas about ways to save money on your wedding.


Best Spring Wedding Flowers

If you are getting married in the spring, you may be wondering what the best choices for spring wedding flowers are. Here are my favorites, especially if you are looking to source […]


Best Summer Wedding Flowers

There is such an abundance of choices for summer wedding flowers it can be hard to pick! And though I am a complete flower nut, I know there are some people out […]