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5 Heartfelt Grandparents Day Card Messages

Grandparents Day is a special time to celebrate your elder relatives, and that means a beautiful bouquet, arrangement or living plant. But what do you put on the card? Don’t worry. We are happy to give you some options you can either use as-is or allow them to inspire you to create your own!

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Grandparents Day Card Messages

  1. Thank you for all the times you made my biggest problems seem small and their solutions simple. Love you!
  2. Here’s the perfect plant for a man who loves nature. I love you, Grandpa!
  3. May these flowers reflect the beauty of your soul. Happy Grandparents Day!
  4. Your stories and nuggets of wisdom provided the perfect backdrop for a blessed childhood. Happy Grandparents Day!
  5. Thank you for always being there for me. Happy Grandparents Day!

Grandparents are special people and flowers are a great way to honor their contribution to your life. And as always, remember to buy local!

Give Flowers for Grandparent’s Day

Grandparent’s Day is different from a holiday like Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Unlike mom and dad who showed you the importance of eating your vegetables, your grandparents made sure you left their house with your face covered in chocolate or sticky from some other candy. When your parents were angry, or you felt you couldn’t talk to them about an important subject, your grandparents were the ones who listened. They were the ones in whom you confided your innermost secrets and the ones who offered you wisdom instead of judgement. .

This is their day. Aren’t they deserving of some beautiful flowers?

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Natural Beauty

Flowers and living plants make the perfect gifts. Grandma will love some gorgeous blooms to set out as a centerpiece or to decorate her sitting room. A living plant can decorate her back porch or hang in the kitchen to liven the place up a bit. Grandpa will enjoy a themed arrangement depicting his interests or a lovely plant to compensate for the grease and grime in his workshop.

Keeping It Local

And when you’re buying flowers this Grandparent’s Day, don’t forget to keep it local. Your local florist will do an amazing job, you can actually speak to her face-to-face to ensure you get exactly what you’re looking for and you’re putting money back into the local economy. What’s not to love? And if you don’t know exactly what you want, let these floral artists have their way and you’ll have something that grandma and grandpa are sure to love!

This Grandparents Day, show your love with flowers!

Flowers: The Perfect Gift for Any Occasion

It’s your mom’s birthday!

The next door neighbor just had a baby!

You’re invited to a backyard barbecue!

These or any number of other life events, celebrations or parties happen everyday. And what do they have in common? What one thread wends through them all? The need to bring a gift, of course! When just showing up isn’t an option, what do you do?

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Flowers Always Fit the Bill

There’s no need to wrack your brain to think of the perfect gift when flowers always fit the bill. What makes them perfect for any situation?

Flowers are:

  • Always in style
  • Infinitely customizable
  • Used for home decoration
  • Worn for personal decoration
  • The perfect thing to brighten someone’s day

There’s a reason flowers are traditionally used at weddings, on first dates, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter, beside hospital beds and at funerals. These gorgeous gifts of nature provide amazing decoration that can’t be matched. They symbolize new love, deep passion and even embody sizzling romance when the occasion calls for it. Flowers can offer comfort and support in a time of emotional distress and provide a ray of sunshine on an otherwise dreary day. In fact, there’s little flowers can’t do!

Support Your Local Florist

And that includes help out the local economy! Every time you walk into your local florist shop to buy that next floral masterpiece, you’re not only getting a beautiful piece of local art, you’re supporting a local business. And the best part? The flowers you get from that local shop are sure to be fresh cut and hand-arranged, and you will have the opportunity to get that arrangement customized to fit your specific need!

So when you find yourself searching for the perfect gift, remember your local florist and the beauty they offer. And it doesn’t matter why you need the gift. Flowers are perfect for any occasion!

 

Still Time to Order Flowers for Grandparents Day!

Grandparents Day FlowersGrandparents Day will be here soon!

Grandparents Day is the perfect time to show your grandparents what they mean to you and your family.  Mothers and Fathers Day are always big celebrations for showing that we care, so forgetting about Grandparents Day this year isn’t an option.

In 1978, President Jimmy Carter dedicated the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. As it is a nationally recognized holiday, let’s take the time to honor our family and learn about ours roots. Consider visiting with your grandparents and listening carefully to those oft-told stories. Ask questions that dig deeper about a time that is quickly disappearing. Our children learn about their heritage and gain respect for their elders during these visits so make it a good one. Have grandma write down her favorite recipe or have grandpa show you his coin collection. You’ll be happy to make some new memories.

Be There Even If You Are Here

On a day set aside for family, we want so much to be together. But if you can’t be there in person, flowers are a perfect expression of your feelings of love and tenderness. Sending flowers for Grandparents Day can create a beautiful presence in a home and can convey what words can not. The tradition of sending flowers is a way of being right next to your loved ones when you are far away. Include a touching card message to complete the thought.

Reaching Out

Our elders everywhere deserve appreciation! Don’t forget about an older neighbor whose children can’t visit or those residing in a nursing home. A simple gesture of flowers can mean the world to someone who is alone on this special day.  Celebrate this holiday with love that reaches further than your own door.

 

Grandparent’s Day is Sept 9th – Spoil Them For A Change

Grandparent's Day is September 9th. Send flowers!

Grandparent’s Day is Sept. 9th, 2012

Grandparent’s Day is the time of year we get to spoil our Gram-gram and Pop-pop like no other. We go all-out for Mothers and Fathers Day; you can’t forget your grandparents who go all-out for you.

Grandparent’s Day is about honoring our family, but it’s also about learning from them and where you came from. Does your grandmother know a special skill or recipe? Spend time with her and learn it together as a family. Listen as a group to Grandpa’s stories as he tells you of a different time that has been all-but forgotten. This can be especially significant to small children who are learning about respect for their elders and their heritage.

Family Togetherness

Most importantly, this holiday is about family love and togetherness. Even if you can’t physically be together on Grandparent’s Day, making time to talk or express your feelings for them is so important. Flowers for Grandparent’s Day often say what words do not. This traditional gift is perfect to take to your grandparents, or a convenient way to send them a thoughtful gift from afar. Need Grandparent’s Day card messages?

Helping Others

Grandparent’s Day is more than a celebration for your grandparents, it’s to remind us to appreciate our elders everywhere. We should not forget about home-bound elderly and those who are in nursing homes who are unable to see their family for Grandparent’s Day. A simple visit with uplifting flowers can mean more than you will ever know. Keep these grandparent’s in mind as you celebrate this holiday.

 

It’s Grandparent’s Day – Celebrate with Personalized Flowers!

Grandparent's Day is September 13th

Grandparent’s Day is the first Sunday following Labor Day, which happens to fall on September 8th in 2013.

Grandparents Day is a day to honor and show respect and love to the seniors in our lives. Through thick and thin, our grandparents stood by us – spoiling us, every moment of the way, and now it’s our turn to spoil them a little!

Bring the whole family together to celebrate and pamper your grandparent’s this September. Treat your grandparent’s to their favorite restaurant, special vacation or family picnic, sentimental gifts and, of course — flowers!

Try these Grandparent’s Day Card Messages!

Grandparents Day FlowersCreate a beautiful flower arrangement for Grandparent’s Day to display in their home. If they have more of a green thumb, give a beautiful flowering houseplant – it’s the gift that keeps on giving! Personalize your gift by adding touches of their personality into the arrangement.

  • Say your grandfather is an avid fisher: include fishing hooks, bait and a miniature fishing rod!
  • If your grandmother loves to knit, add a few knitting needles and yarn to reflect her passion!

Grandparents have always been and always will be a great inspiration and a source of wisdom that will live on for generations to come. So celebrate and enjoy your grandparents, showing them just how much you truly love them!

The History behind the Holiday

Grandparents Day was founded by Marian Mcquade of West Virginia in 1970. It was in 1973 that Governor Arch Moore proclaimed the holiday, and finally in 1978, it was declared a national holiday by Jimmy Carter.

Forget-Me-Nots are the official Grandparent’s Day flower and Grandparent’s Day even has its own song that was officiated in 2004; “A Song For Grandma and Grandpa” by Johnny Prill.

Top 5 Reasons To Send A Dish Garden For Grandparents Day

There are many reasons why Grandma and Grandpa will love dish gardens instead of more traditional Grandparents Day gifts. If your grandparents are anything like mine, reading this will likely result in a lot of nodding and the occasional phrase “that sounds just like my grandma/grandpa.”

Dish Garden1. Dish Gardens Are Low Maintenance Gift

“I’m pretty sure they can handle a plant.” Grandma and Grandpa were there for you through childhood, tween years, teen years and beyond. They’re still supportive. Thankfully, a dish garden requires no more maintenance than any other houseplant. It’ll be a nice break after all those years.

2. Dish Garden Containers Have Their Own Unique Qualities

If they’re the type that have collected every childhood trinket pertaining to their grandkids, dish gardens will be a nice gift for both of you. They’ll probably keep the container because it’s what they do. At least it’s not a useless knick-knack that needs dusting. You’ll feel better for not contributing to the shrine o’ junk that was once your old bedroom. It’s a win-win.

3. Plants In A Dish Garden Last Quite A While

On a light-hearted note, plants in a dish garden last quite a while. There is only as much care required as a normal houseplant. Simply water when the soil is dry to the touch. Once your plants are too big for their container, you can separate them out into even more houseplants to love.

4. Dish Gardens Are Unique Gifts

That’s right. You’re better than peer pressure. You’re above it. That’s why you will choose to send dish gardens. While everyone else is sending something cheesy and porcelain, you’re relaxing in the new found fresh air created by the dish garden that you had a local florist deliver. Mmm. Even the food will taste better when you head over to your grandparents house  for a holiday celebration.

5. Did I Say 5 Reasons? Let’s Go With Eco-Friendly Gifts

I can probably name several other reasons why dish gardens are awesome gifts, but I’ll stop with the eco-friendliness of sending a dish garden. First of all, the containers can be reused. Recycling is fun for everyone. Go recycling! Second, some dish garden plants can be transplanted. That’s great for the environment because plants replenish soil nutrients and create fresh air for us all.

Hurry! Grandparents Day is September 11, 2011.

Have another reason to send dish gardens? Even if you just want to comment on my comments, feel free to commence commenting below.

Celebrate Grandparents Day with Flowers

Grandparents Day is coming up soon, and what better time could there be to remember those senior folks, who are so special in our lives, with a colorful bouquet of fresh flowers? With the advent of autumn approaching, there is a plentiful selection of blossoms available at your local florist, including all sorts of perky varieties which are sure to delight any grandma or grandpa.

Grandparents Day FlowersHistory of Grandparent’s Day

National Grandparents Day originated with the idea of a West Virginia housewife, Marian McQuade, who wanted to champion the cause of lonely elderly people in nursing homes. She also hoped to persuade grandchildren to tap the wisdom and heritage their grandparents could provide. After years of lobbying and gathering state by state support, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed in 1978 that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day

…so you see that Grandparents Day wasn’t actually invented by the floral industry or the greeting card manufacturers! Nonetheless, it’s still a good idea to send our cherished elders some lively flowers just to let them know how much we love and appreciate them.

Chrysanthemums Make Great Grandparent’s Day Gifts

Yellow Potted MumAmong the popular blooms for the beginning of the fall season are the chrysanthemums. They’re available in an ever-increasing range of shapes, colors, and sizes, some of which you may not even recognize as chrysanthemums. They also happen to be some of the longest-lasting cut flowers you can buy.

Spray Chrysanthemums

Spray chrysanthemums (sometimes known as “pompons”) feature several individual blossoms on one stem, and can be purchased as daisy, cushion, or button types, as well as many novelty forms, such as spoon-petaled or anemone-flowered. Colors run the gamut of every hue in the spectrum, except blue (so far). A particularly vivid variety is the daisy type known as “Splendid Reagan”, with hot magenta petals around a chartreuse green center….easy to see even with diminished eyesight. “Viking” looks just like a Blackeyed Susan, with its golden yellow petals surrounding the velvety brown middle. “Kermit” is a lime green button type, and “Bayfrank” sports a mauve-toned, semi-double or anemone type flower.

Let The Chrysanthemums Do The Talking

Durable and long-lasting, chrysanthemums may be the perfect metaphor for our wishes for a long and happy life for our grandparents. Your local professional florist can see to it that Gramps and Granny know you’re thinking of them, whether they live near you or across the country, with an arrangement of fresh flowers for Grandparents Day. Besides, they already have everything else!