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The Most Popular Occasions to Give Flowers

There are many occasions that make people want to give flowers, such as birthdays, graduations, holidays, and successful artistic or job performances.We love that men and women, young and old, enjoy the beauty of flowers so much that they want to share them with those who are special to them.Flowers make perfect gifts to express the feelings of the heart because they’re beautiful, just like the thoughts that go with them. Continue reading [...]

Help Out a Harried Mother with Hyacinth

There is no job more fulfilling, or certainly more demanding, than that of raising children. For every endearing moment there are twelve others that have even the most dedicated parent wondering why they've chosen to breed. While flowers won't help with the early mornings, endless tasks and constant demands of childrearing, a vase full of fragrant hyacinths can be a spot of peace and beauty where little ones run amok. These spring-blooming bulbs are small but mighty and a little vase in just the right place can have all the rejuvenating effects of a mid-day nap. Continue reading [...]

DIY Dish Gardens are a Delightful Office Gift

Shopping for coworkers is never easy, but promotions, retirements, new babies and get well soon's happen a lot in a busy office. One of the joys of giving plants or flowers is that there is not an occasion when they won't be received as a thoughtful and appreciated gift. Flowers dazzle and delight for the week or two they remain fresh, but why not pick up something for your colleague that the whole office can enjoy for many years to come with a few houseplants? Green, indoor plants not only add aesthetic value, they are also shown to reduce indoor air pollution by filtering toxins out of the ambient air during the process of photosynthesis. A mixture of several different kinds of houseplants together in a container is called a dish garden, and whether your office is bright and sunny or a little limited on windows, these do it yourself combination of houseplants are easy to put together and sure to please. Continue reading [...]

Pick the Perfect Flowers for a New Mom

Peonies are the perfect way to celebrate a mother's first tender days with a new baby and help soothe them both during those challenging first nights.  Just a few stems of these large, sweet-scented blooms fill a room with softness and light that are sure to put a smile on her face, no matter what the hour. Harbingers of summer, these late-spring bloomers are at their prime in April-June and come in a variety of colors from white to deep magenta.  Native to Asia, these lovely blooms begin as perfectly Continue reading [...]

The Right Same Day Flowers

Needing same day flowers happens to all of us. We suddenly remember that it is a dear friend's birthday, Father's Day, or, God forbid, your anniversary! Fear not, a same day flower bouquet does not mean that you will have to pick through a sad collection of limp gas station flowers. There are many beautiful options for same day flowers through reputable flower companies, and often for a minimal extra fee as low as $1.99. Continue reading [...]

All About Stargazer Lilies

Lilies are a beautiful and versatile, and a perfect flower to give for so many different occasions. Calla lilies, Lily of the Valley, and the Casa Blanca lily, are just a few examples of the dozens of lily varieties that make beautiful bouquet additions. The Stargazer lily is a beautiful lily that has become wildly popular as additions to floral arrangements, or even as the main attraction. Continue reading [...]

The Right Summer Flowers: Mokara and Dendrobium Orchids

The great thing about summer flowers is that, because they are in season, you can often snag them up for a bargain! One fantastic bargain to grab are orchids, specifically, mokara and dendrobium orchids. Unlike their planted counterparts, mokara and dendrobium orchids are spectacular for a perfect summertime bouquet. Continue reading [...]

The Right Flowers for Everyone and Anyone

You may know the perfect flower for your child, your spouse and your best friend, but picking out flowers for someone you don’t know well can be tough. The right flowers for one person may not be the right flowers for everyone. What happens when you want to send a flower bouquet to someone you don’t know very well? Perhaps a congratulatory flower bouquet or a sympathy flower bouquet is needed for someone you know, but don’t know well enough to know their taste. Continue reading [...]

Elegant New Baby and Baby Shower Flowers

A new baby is such an exciting time in the lives of their parents and flowers are a lovely way to express your excitement for them. Whether you are attending a baby shower or sending flowers to the new parents, choosing just the right flowers lets the parents know that you are celebrating right along with them. While there are many flowers out there that are baby-specific, such as flowers in teddy bear vases, or with little baby feet painted on the vase, there are also great options for the elegant and sophisticated parents who appreciate style. Continue reading [...]

Peonies: Beautiful Flowers for Your Wedding or Just Because

It is the season of peonies! Peonies are one of the most ancient revered flowers, and are historically significant in many cultures. Peonies are known for their stunning, dense, lush blooms and are the preferred choice of wedding flowers among many wedding couples. Continue reading [...]

Beautiful Flower Bouquets by Vera Wang

Vera Wang has proven that wedding dresses are not the only stunning pieces of work that she can create; her beautiful flower bouquets are equally breathtaking. Vera Wang is a New York-based fashion designer who is best known for her couture bridal creations. Her simple and elegant designs are favored by celebrities for their weddings including Jessica Simpson, Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton and Alicia Keys. Vera Wang has teamed up with FTD to design a line of breath-taking flower arrangements. Continue reading [...]

The Best New Birth Flowers

The birth of a baby is an exciting event for new parents and new birth flowers are a perfect way to say congratulations to the happy parents. Flowers are especially a great way to brighten a hospital room and can make hospital stays a bit more cheerful. There are tons of great floral arrangements out there that are specifically geared for the birth of a new baby and we have assembled a few of our favorite. Whether you are able to bring them to the hospital personally, or have to have them sent from afar, new birth flowers are an excellent way to let the couple know that you are thinking of them at this happy new beginning in their lives. Continue reading [...]

For Friendship and Innocence, Gift the Fragrant Freesia

When you pick the right flower to convey a special meaning, you add an extra thoughtfulness to your gift. The freesia best symbolizes innocence and friendship, and what better way is there to acknowledge your sweet friendship than with the gift of the sweet-smelling delicately blossomed freesia? Available in a range of colors, you're sure to find a favorite. Continue reading [...]

Flowers for a New Baby

There are many flowers for a new baby, and to congratulate the tired but happy Mom. But what flowers to give for a new baby? What color should you send the baby bouquet, and what flowers should it include to send the right message? Read on, and don't forget to check out our By Month category to learn more about new baby flowers and birth month flowers too. Continue reading [...]