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Venetian Gardens

Venetian Gardens I am a floral designer, creator, magician, engineer, and Jedi, with over 40 years of experience, dating back to high school in Dallas Texas.

In the course of those years I have worked in the Dallas Texas area, Mount Pleasant, SC; Wake Forest and Raleigh NC; and Marco Island FL. I earned an associate degree in horticulture and am a Clemson Master Gardener. have recently relocated back to my home state. I believe flowers feed the soul. People love receiving flowers. You can't help but smile and think, wow, someone is thinking of me. It gives me so much joy when someone tells me, you must love what you do, because it shows in your work.

Operating as usual

Venetian-Gardens was privileged to have provided centerpieces as a sponsor for the Bryan's House Inclusion and Early Int...
09/28/2022

Venetian-Gardens was privileged to have provided centerpieces as a sponsor for the Bryan's House Inclusion and Early Intervention Luncheon and Awards this morning.

Flowers convey that message that words often fail to. Remembrance, honor, peace, comfort, in addition to sympathy and lo...
06/09/2022
Floral Industry Rallies Behind Uvalde Florists

Flowers convey that message that words often fail to. Remembrance, honor, peace, comfort, in addition to sympathy and love. I am so grateful to the industry that I am proud be part of, for offering these final tributes and giving so much of themselves and their talents.

Teia Bennett lovingly and expertly arranged her sons’ donated Pokémon collectibles among the yellow, orange, purple and red roses, green hydrangea, and Veronica that encircled a funeral wreath for 10-

Creativity still feeds my soul.
12/02/2021

Creativity still feeds my soul.

There is much truth in this information!
11/05/2021

There is much truth in this information!

It's science!

My stephanotis vine is in full bloom. A popular flower for weddings, its on the premium price side, but its beauty and f...
07/20/2021

My stephanotis vine is in full bloom. A popular flower for weddings, its on the premium price side, but its beauty and fragrance are well worth. Wish it would bloom on command.

Close up of the texture and unusual flowers!
06/11/2021

Close up of the texture and unusual flowers!

I had my first "event" over the weekend! Mexican themed party on the deck at the club in our neighborhood.  Lime lined 6...
06/07/2021

I had my first "event" over the weekend! Mexican themed party on the deck at the club in our neighborhood. Lime lined 6 inch bubble vases, with hot pink and orange blooms! Table linens would be white with colorful sarape runners. Building a great relationship with the food and beverage director, and chef! Come on !

Thank you to everyone who "likes" and "follows" me!! I have appreciated all the support and encouragement over the years...
07/28/2020

Thank you to everyone who "likes" and "follows" me!! I have appreciated all the support and encouragement over the years! I hope you continue to be faithful as I start anew in the next few months. My husband, Stephen, and I have moved back to our home state of Texas! He had a job opportunity and the chance to move back near the majority of our family was irresistible! We haven't moved into our house yet, but we will be living in Rockwall, east of Dallas! My love of floral design is unchanged, and I am looking forward to what's ahead! I will keep you posted!! Thank you again!!

This is an honest, real article by one of the biggest wholesale florists in the USA. The impact of florists in some stat...
04/11/2020
Floral Industry Impacted by COVID-19

This is an honest, real article by one of the biggest wholesale florists in the USA. The impact of florists in some states being deemed "non essential " may devastate many of them, who may have been in business for generations. In NC, as we can shut our showroom, receive orders online or over the phone and offer no contact, gloved delivery, we can continue to deliver, thankfully. Our design area has us 6 feet apart, we all have multiple bottles of sanitizing spray, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, gloves, masks, you name it! Please, support your local florist. God willing, we will come through this and be celebrating summer, fall and winter still surrounded by our beautiful flowers.

Help us get this letter out and spread the story of the flower industry and the potentially devastating impacts of COVID-19.

Now THIS is a one of kind bouquet!
01/25/2020

Now THIS is a one of kind bouquet!

As many of you know, I work full time at The English Garden florist in Raleigh. Some of the lovely bouquets I have been ...
01/25/2020

As many of you know, I work full time at The English Garden florist in Raleigh. Some of the lovely bouquets I have been lucky enough to create over the last couple of months!

Luscious bridal bouquet ! I'll do the palette all day long!
09/15/2019

Luscious bridal bouquet ! I'll do the palette all day long!

And then there is THIS!! OMG
04/12/2019

And then there is THIS!! OMG

Look at this stupendous FURRY hanging heliconia we just got from Hawai'i  at the English Garden Florist!!I almost want t...
04/12/2019

Look at this stupendous FURRY hanging heliconia we just got from Hawai'i at the English Garden Florist!!
I almost want to adopt it, give it a a name and take it home!! It's almost 5 feet tall!

Historic venue,perfect weather, a day filled with love!
01/13/2019

Historic venue,perfect weather, a day filled with love!

Before and after  photos of a "yule log" bouquet. Didn't have a hollowed out log, so I got creative! 2 Oasis brand woode...
12/19/2018

Before and after photos of a "yule log" bouquet. Didn't have a hollowed out log, so I got creative! 2 Oasis brand wooden bases covered in river birch bark. Success!!

Sometimes you get an out of the box bride who wants texture and unusual colors! Honored to create this at The English Ga...
11/14/2018

Sometimes you get an out of the box bride who wants texture and unusual colors! Honored to create this at The English Garden Florist of Raleigh a few weeks ago!

My beloved Aunt Marilyn passed away in Maryland last week. I designed coordinating arrangements for her visitation and C...
10/02/2018

My beloved Aunt Marilyn passed away in Maryland last week. I designed coordinating arrangements for her visitation and Celebration of Life. She loved purple and was always so proud and supportive of my work. My thanks to Potomac Wholesale and David Powers for the spectacular product.

The shop where I design does flowers for every summer concert in the VIP area at a venue in Raleigh NC. Our choice of fl...
09/08/2018

The shop where I design does flowers for every summer concert in the VIP area at a venue in Raleigh NC. Our choice of flowers,etc. Recently Kid Rock was here, and requested flowers in his dressing room. I created these pairs. Love the textures! And a male artist wanting flowers, priceless! We did an all white bouquet for Janet Jackson ,too!

The design force is strong with this one! Flower fun with my granddaughter! She may have the touch!
08/22/2018

The design force is strong with this one! Flower fun with my granddaughter! She may have the touch!

Cleaning up last night after the North Carolina State Florists Association gala dinner! I am always happy with an armful...
08/12/2018

Cleaning up last night after the North Carolina State Florists Association gala dinner! I am always happy with an armful of flowers! One more day of designshows with some of the best people!

A little fun for a ring bearer last weekend at The English Garden Florist of Raleigh.
05/30/2018

A little fun for a ring bearer last weekend at The English Garden Florist of Raleigh.

I have always loved the language of flowers, and I have multiple books on the subject!
05/21/2018

I have always loved the language of flowers, and I have multiple books on the subject!

If you were all wondering here they are.

I have been remiss in posting! I am working at  pretty regularly. Yesterday I made this tow truck casket cover. The reci...
04/06/2018

I have been remiss in posting! I am working at pretty regularly. Yesterday I made this tow truck casket cover. The recipient owned the company and drove a red wrecker! Gene did a great job sculpting the foam, and I filled it in! We LOVE the result!

Just an FYI. I have been aware of this for a long time, and do my best to share the info. As with many plant products, i...
12/08/2017
Remind Your Customers: Poinsettias Aren’t Poisonous

Just an FYI. I have been aware of this for a long time, and do my best to share the info. As with many plant products, ingesting large amounts is never good. Poinsettias are a euphoria, hence the milky sap which can be an irritant, that is in the stems. Use caution around kids and pets! Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays!

It’s that time of year: Get ready to remind consumers that university research has proven that poinsettias are not poisonous to people and their pe...

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About Venetia Gentzler

· Been a floral designer 40 years, dating back to high school in Dallas Texas.

· Attended and graduated from Skyline high School in Dallas Texas, the first magnet high school in the US. Studied Horticulture for two years.

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