Celebrating Flowers and Culture at the Shinnyo-en Lantern Floating Ceremony

In most of America, Memorial Day is celebrated by remembering and honoring those who have fallen in service to their country. In Hawaii, with its diverse population, many traditions become easily adopted and assimilated into the state’s rich culture, including Memorial Day traditions. One custom for celebrating Memorial Day in Hawaii is the placement of flowers and offerings on the gravesites of loved ones who served their country – and on the sites of others who have passed away. This tradition also incorporates a Lantern Floating Ceremony. Continue reading [...]

Give Easter Lilies This Spring

Easter Lilies (Lilium longiflorum) are beautiful, large and trumpeted-shaped flowers that offer a fantastic fragrance. They’re a stunning spring flower to give and are typically well received with those who love modern and traditional-looking blooms. Continue reading [...]

It’s Time for Macy’s Flower Show in NYC!

The time has come again for the annual Macy’s Flower Show in New York City! Every year, Macy’s presents an extraordinary array of floral arrangements, mini gardens and flower displays of the most magical kind. “Once Upon a Springtime” is the theme for this year’s show and it will surely delight with a new story to be told about beautiful blooms.Discover the wonder of flowers and enter an enchanting land created in NYC’s Herald Square. Stroll through a spectacular setting and experience Continue reading [...]

A Guide to Birth Flowers

The start of a new year is a perfect time to familiarize yourself with birth flowers. To help you choose blossoms and bouquets to give this month and every month until we say Happy New Year again, discover the perfect symbols for celebrating a loved one’s birth month by referring to this guide. Continue reading [...]

Holiday Flowers to Give to Service Providers

If you need gift ideas for your building manager, valet, cleaning person, child’s teacher or any other service provider, flowers are perfect. They’re beautiful and festive, and they naturally come across as a genuine and caring present. Continue reading [...]

2017 Guide to Holiday Flowers

There’s still time to choose and send Holiday flowers this year. While it’s easy nowadays to find the perfect florist (online or otherwise) to make your holiday bouquets and deliver your seasonal sprigs, it’s not always simple to plan for flowers. What will your giftee like? Which flowers are in season? Will your message be perfectly conveyed with your choice? These questions find answers with consideration of the wide range of flowers available to give this season. Continue reading [...]