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Guide to Sending Pet-Friendly Flowers and Plants

A floral arrangement is a gift that's sure to make any recipient smile. However, that smile can quickly turn to concern when pet owners worry that cats or dogs may access the flowers or plants and eat them. Despite a pet owner's best intentions, some sneaky canine and feline companions find a way to get at flowers and chow down. ...read more

 

Flowers for Illness: Blooms Associated With Physical and Spiritual Healing

Flowers are one of the most common gifts people bring to comfort friends or family who are facing illness or who need to stay in the hospital. If you think some cheerful blooms will bring some joy to your loved one, consider choosing some flowers that have connections to health and healing...read more

 

Choosing Flowers for Mother's Day: What You Should Know

With Mother’s Day swiftly approaching, you may find yourself wondering what you should do for your mother, wife, or other female loved ones to help them celebrate and know that they are appreciated. Keep reading to learn more about sending flowers on Mother's Day, the best types of flowers to send, and how you can make the ladies in your life as happy as possible this Mother's Day...read more

 

5 Tips for Sending Flowers to a Loved One in the Hospital

Whether your loved one is in the hospital for a planned treatment or emergency surgery, the experience can be scary. It can get lonely when visiting hours are done for the day. When you give the hospital patient flowers, you are leaving a symbol of joy, life, and cheer. Consider these tips when choosing and sending a floral arrangement for your loved one in the hospital...read more

 

Sending Flowers to a Man? Masculine Arrangements to Consider

Men like flowers, too — although a gift of skillfully arranged blooms is often given to a woman, a man appreciates being shown he is loved and thought of via a lovely (yet masculine) bouquet as well.

Think outside the box and surprise the lucky man in your life with a masculine arrangement of flowers that will make him blush in gratitude. Here, you will learn the best blooms and accompanying fauna to include in your arrangement and how to gift your special surprise...read more

 

6 Flowers Perfect For Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re in a new relationship or have been together for years, you can tell your partner you love them in countless ways every day. For Valentine’s Day, you may turn to flowers to mark the special occasion.

While a Valentine’s Day bouquet can include nearly any type of flower, many people prefer the following six choices. Learn more about these popular picks and see if they’d be right for your sweetheart...read more

 

7 Ways Roses Work for Any Occasion

Most everyone loves the beauty and splendor of the rose. When giving flowers as a gift to someone special, roses are an ideal choice. Best of all, roses come in a wide variety of colors and every color has a special meaning behind it. When you are stuck on which color rose to give to that special person in your life, consider the occasion and the significance of the rose...read more

 

Essential Considerations When Choosing Flowers For Mourners

A floral arrangement is a caring gift that can comfort people who have recently lost a loved one. Flowers may spread cheer during a time when it's most needed. However, picking flowers for a memorial service may be daunting if you've never sent a floral arrangement to mourners before. These do's and don'ts can make it easier to choose the right flowers for mourners...read more

 

Embracing Tradition: The History of Meaningful Flower Gifts

If you're hosting a holiday feast in your home this season or are getting married in the near future, you're probably going to be making decisions concerning which flowers to include in your centerpiece or bridal bouquet.

Giving the gift of a single rose or a bouquet has been in practice for centuries. Modern advantages like refrigeration and greenhouses have increased the variety available, and delivery services make it possible to send thoughts thousands of miles, but the basic meaning of the gift remains the same. Here are some examples of how past generations used flowers to express their emotions...read more

 

Pollen Predicament? No Problem—Stay Sneeze-Free With These Five Flowers

If you're hosting a holiday feast in your home this season or are getting married in the near future, you're probably going to be making decisions concerning which flowers to include in your centerpiece or bridal bouquet.

However, if you or anyone who will be present suffers from allergies to pollen, you should think about more than just the color, size, and type of flowers you want to include. Fortunately, there are many lovely floral choices that don't contain airborne pollen. 

Following are five flowers suitable for celebratory occasions that won't leave you or your guests with itchy eyes, runny noses, and other symptoms of allergies caused by pollen...read more

 

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Bouquet for the Man in Your Life - 12/18/2017

Sometimes buying gifts for the ones we're closest to can be the biggest challenge. After all, if the man in your life seems to have everything he wants, what is the best thing to buy him? The answer to that is to simply surprise him. One gift that's sure to surprise a guy is a beautiful floral bouquet. Yes, men love getting flowers, too...read more






4 Ways to Say Sorry With Flowers - 11/03/2017

  When you've offended someone and made an error in judgment, you want to rectify the situation quickly. If someone is undergoing a painful situation, you want to offer comfort and condolences the best way you can. Many people choose to say "I'm sorry" with flowers. Flowers are often meant to lift peoples' spirits and have been used to express many emotions for centuries...read more





Your Guide To Giving The Perfect Birthday Flowers - 9/7/2017

Did you know that there is a flower associated with every birthday month? When you are stuck trying to determine which type of flower to send to somebody you care about, a birthday flower is a great choice. Each month is associated with one or two flowers, often offering several choices so that you can customize your birthday present....read more







5 Tips For Celebrating World Gratitude Day - 9/7/2017

World Gratitude Day was started in the 1960's as a holiday to celebrate the beauty and joy of gratitude. The holiday falls on September 21 every year, but you can celebrate gratitude any day of the year.

This year, follow these tips to celebrate World Gratitude Day in a way that will honor those who fill your heart with thankfulness. Your loved ones will be grateful you did!....read more







Flowers For A Co-Worker - 9/6/2017

When you have a coworker who has moved up in their position at work, you want to congratulate them properly. One way to do this is by sending them a lovely bouquet of flowers that sends a message of well wishes and luck.

Each flower has its own meaning, and you want to make sure you make the right impression with the blooms you send your coworker's way. Here are some excellent flowers to mention to your florist as you design a bouquet to express your excitement for your coworker....read more

















 Flowers For New Parents - 8/9/2017

Welcoming a child into the world is cause for celebration, and friends and family members of new parents are quick to lavish the newborn with gifts. If you want to think outside the box and offer a gift that Mom and Dad can appreciate, send your congrats via flowers.

Every flower sends its own personal message to the recipient. Make sure the flowers you give convey your happiness, joy and well-wishes. Here are some flowers you can consider for your baby-welcoming gift that your florist can help you with....read more















What Makes a Beautiful Bouquet of Flowers - 8/9/2017 

If you've ever placed a handful of flowers into a vase, you probably realize there's more to creating a beautiful bouquet than that. Yet a lovely arrangement can make the recipient beam and can brighten any room. Arranging flowers is an art form that adheres to design principals. Discover the key elements that go into constructing a bouquet to help you make a decision for your next special occasion....read more










The Effects Flowers Have on Your Mood - 8/9/2017

Do you have a friend that is going through a really rough time in life right now? If so, are you looking for a way to cheer them up? There are many ways to do this, but one of the best options is sending them flowers. Flowers have a way of making people smile, cheering them up, and giving them hope for the future. In fact, research shows that flowers impact moods, and here are several important things to know about this...read more