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Valentine’s Day Flowers Do’s & Don’ts

Valentine’s day is known for gorgeous bouquets of roses and giant heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Love is everywhere and many may not know what is the best way to go about ordering their special someone those flowers and chocolates. Here are a few Valentine’s flowers do’s and don’ts to help you order the perfect gift for your special someone! [Read more…]

What’s Blooming Now? Winter Flowers in Season

Not many people associate flowers with winter, but there are actually many flower varieties that last through the entire year! Choosing flowers that are in season come at a more affordable price because they are easily available. Whether you are looking for the perfect wedding flowers or simply want to spruce up your home, here is a list of ten beautiful flowers that are in season this month.

Ranunculus

Calla Lilies

Gardenias

Carnation

Rose

Chrysanthemum

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The Best Fragrant Flowers For Your Home

Instead of relying on artificial air fresheners and sprays to make your house smell sweet and clean, try something more natural. The aroma that comes from fresh flowers can’t be beat. See how their refreshing scent can make entire rooms (yes, even your son’s room) smell like you are walking into a field of blooming flowers. Here are five of the sweetest smelling flowers for your home.

Freesia

Many people compare the fragrance of freesia to strawberries or other fresh fruit. This trumpet-shaped flower is also described to have intriguing undertones of honey and mint.

Gardenia

The intoxicating smell of gardenias is pleasing to most people, but overwhelming to some. Their scent is typically compared to thick orange-blossom honey. If you have a room that is especially stinky, try a flower arrangement filled with gardenias!

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6 Reasons to Send Flowers Today!

Do you believe in scientific data? If you do, we have a strong case for why you should send flowers today!

Surprising information about giving flowers was found by IPOS-Insight FloralTrends Consumer Tracking Study. These facts show what a powerful impact sending flowers makes on the receiver and the giver.


1.    99% of survey respondents believe that a person who gives flowers is thoughtful.

 

2.    86% of survey respondents say receiving flowers makes them feel special.

 

3.    88% of survey respondents say a gift of flowers changes their mood for the better.

 

4.    89% of survey respondents believe the giver is sophisticated.

 

5.    83% of survey respondents say they like to receive flowers unexpectedly.

 

6.    92% of women survey respondents remember the last time they received flowers.

As you can see, people truly love receiving flowers! Even the sender of flowers is seen in a new, positive light. Today is your chance to make someone feel special and change their mood for the better. Maybe you should send flowers to someone who has a poor opinion of you or to someone you are trying to impress. There are plenty of reasons to send flowers today!

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What Does Your Flower Sign Say About You?

Do you believe in astrology? The study of celestial objects to understand information about human affairs dates back for centuries and is believed to reveal powerful insight to personalities and character traits. Certain flowers are even believed to appeal to certain Zodiac signs. See which flower corresponds with your sign and what it says about you!

Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

Aquarius is considered an extrovert sign. People born under this sign have an independent spirit and are highly intellectual. The orchid represents strength and beauty and is the perfect match for this personality type.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)

Imaginative, selfless and intuitive are three words to describe Pisces. People born under this sign are also very artistic which is why the beautiful violet, rich in colors is appealing. This flower brings joy and peace to the inquisitive mind.

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Decorate for Halloween With Flowers!

Decorating for the holidays is always a fun idea but it requires so much time and energy. First, numerous hours (and dollars) are spent at the store searching for the right decorations. Then more time is used figuring out where to display the new finds and getting everything set up. Then as soon as the holiday is over, everything gets put away into boxes and stored until next year.

Who has time for that these days?

Of course you want your home to look festive, but surely there is an easier way.

That’s why more people are choosing to order fun flower arrangements instead. Ordering a few festive arrangements takes two minutes and they are delivered right to your house!

You can choose fall themed arrangements, Halloween themed arrangements, or go with colors that match your current home decor. A festive arrangement makes the perfect centerpiece for a kitchen or dining room table. Order multiple arrangements and display them on your mantle, coffee table, decorative shelves and kitchen counters.

Flower arrangements are quick, easy, and bring the fun of the holidays to your home!

Don’t put yourself through the daunting task of decorating your home for the holidays. Call a local florist near you. They are experts at design and can create exactly what you are looking for!

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New Baby Flowers: What You Need to Know

A couple instantly realizes that their lives are forever changed once a new baby is born. The responsibility of caring for a new life is exciting and overwhelming. During this transitional time it’s important that you show your support and love to the new parents!

Flowers serve as a wonderful gift of encouragement. Their refreshing scent and beauty bring joy and happiness! Here is everything you need to know about sending new baby flowers.

When should I send a new mom flowers?

Since you won’t know the exact date of delivery, many people choose to wait until they have heard the news that the expecting mother is going into labor to order an arrangement. Ask your local florist what flower options there are for same-day delivery.

Some people suggest sending the flowers to the home of the new mother so that the parents have less to transport from the hospital. Choosing to have the flowers delivered to their home gives you the option of ordering the flowers in advance.

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How to WOW With Flowers

If you are about to order flowers for a special occasion coming up, we have some advice for you! Your gift can truly leave a lasting impression with a little extra effort. Keep reading to see how you can really wow someone with flowers.

1. Make it a Surprise

Who doesn’t love a surprise? Have the arrangement delivered to their workplace or home when they would least expect it. Some people even send the flowers a day early to really catch them off guard! Also remember that flowers can be admired all day so have them arrive in the morning.

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How to Decorate for Fall With Flowers

A new season means new opportunities to decorate. Add a floral centerpiece to your dining room table and a few fall flower arrangements around the living room and it will feel like you have redecorated your home! Here are some easy ways to incorporate beautiful fall flowers and the shades of the season into your home decorations.

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Mosquito Repellent Plants

Get rid of those pesky mosquitoes so you can finally enjoy a nice evening outside! Keep reading to see what natural plants and flowers are pros at keeping mosquitoes away.

Marigolds

Marigolds are known to repel mosquitoes and even rabbits. Marigolds prefer full sunlight so place your potted plants near open entries to your home. Marigolds contain a compound commonly used in insect repellents called, Pyrethrum. Not only will this plant work as a great barrier for your outdoor spaces but it will be beautiful addition to your home.

Lavender

The sweet scent of lavender is pleasing to our noses but works as a strong deterrent for mosquitoes. This herb is also known to repel fleas and moths. Some people even make their own natural insect repellent with lavender leaves.

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