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Celebrating Friendship Week with Flowers and Special Gifts

Every third week of August is National Friendship Week. It's a week to celebrate those people in your life that you call friends. The ones you laugh with and cry with. They give you support and help make life so special. This is the week to let them know just how much they mean. However, it's also a good opportunity to go out and get to know someone new and create a new friendship. You can never have too many friends in your life. Whether it is for someone new or a long-time friend, think about flowers or another special gift from any of our San Diego flower shops or our website. We can send many special items from our flower and gift collection throughout the San Diego area as well as across the country. Check out these friendship week gift ideas: COLOR POP This standout flower arrangement contains green hydrangea alongside cayenne roses and purple stock. CORONADO SUNSET This beauty offers sunflowers, hydrangea, and scabiosa as well as bark and foliage in a leaf-lined vase. PACIFIC BEACH PERFECTION Named after a local San Diego beach area, the colors reflect the bright sun and carnival atmosphere of this area. It includes

Send Flowers for National Smile Week

Everyone wants to see that they are loved, so the second week of August, also known as National Smile Week, is the perfect opportunity to tell friends, family, colleagues, and others in your life. One of the ways to do this besides sending a special note or making a personal call is to send flowers. This gift from nature has so much color and beauty that it's easy to break into a smile when you receive a bouquet or flower arrangement. Every time you look at it, sitting on your table or counter, you will smile and think of the person that sent that special gift. Even the person sending it to you is most likely smiling at the prospect that they have added some joy to your life.  Our special flower collections have many bold colors and gorgeous floral designs that offer a way to make anyone smile like these incredible examples: PURPLE PRIDE Cream roses are combined with lisianthus and monte casino asters in a glass vase for a sublime display. LAVISH LOVE Red roses and spray roses, pink Asiatic lilies, and greenery are hand-arranged in a glass vase. CORONADO SUNSET This bright floral display includes roses, sunflowers, hydrangea,

Celebrate Romance Awareness Month with Gifts from Our Luxury Flower Collection

August is officially known as Romance Awareness Month, which means it's an opportune time to think about how you can inject more romance into your relationship with that special someone and let them know how much they mean to you. While you may have romantic dates and excursions planned, don't forget that a gift of beautiful flowers goes a long way in the romance department.  One way to express this love is with a special floral gift from our luxury flower collection. Here are some highlights that show you how you can amaze your significant other with a gorgeous bouquet or flower arrangement: LAVENDER ROSE GARDEN This stunning arrangement of flowers includes lavender and purple roses that are arranged among specialty greens in a pave style in a clear glass vase. PEONY LUXE Pink peonies are hand arranged with pink roses, garden hydrangea, and other premium summer flowers in a gem-lined glass vase. BOLD & BEAUTIFUL This luxury arrangement of flowers showcases pink roses, stargazer lilies, purple stock and other gorgeous blooms. CALIFORNIA GOLD Blue and green hydrangea are mixed with roses and succulents and then displayed in a burlap wrapped vase. AUTUMN HARVEST This fall flower arrangement offers sunflowers, roses, hydrangea, and

Celebrating International Friendship Day with Flowers

Sunday, July 30th is International Friendship Day. It's that special day to toast those special people wherever they are in the world who you call friends. No matter where they are, they have your back, are available to listen and support, and offer some of the best memories so far. Take a moment to thank them with a special gift like flowers so they know just how special they are to you. Our San Diego flower shops and online florist store offer fresh and unique flower arrangements and bouquets that can be shipped all over the world thanks to our network of florist partners. Here are some ideas to get you started on your shopping for International Friendship Day many of which are from our summer flower collection: CELEBRATE This festive bouquet contains hot pink roses, orange lilies, purple alstroemerias and green button poms. They are hand-arranged in a leaf-lined glass cube that has been accented with ribbon. MOOD CHANGER Hot pink roses are combined with green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses, and succulent cuts.  They are put together in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. SPECIAL SOMEONE Various shades of pink are found in this sweet flower arrangement of roses, spray

Toasting Summer with Summer Flower Arrangements and Bouquets

Now that it's the middle of summer, this is a good time to make sure your house or office is overflowing with beautiful summer flowers. Plus, there are many special days, occasions, and events where summer flowers can also enhance the effect that you are trying to achieve.  Our San Diego flower shops are filled to the brim with all types of gorgeous summer flowers many of which make up our new summer flower collection created by our incredible, award-winning floral design team. Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection with numerous products now on sale and available to order in our San Diego flower shops, by phone, or through our online ordering system: CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE This homage to the Sunshine State includes yellow roses along with green hydrangeas, a locally grown succulent, and other local accent flowers. SPECIAL SOMEONE Anyone who receives this spectacular summer flower arrangement is sure to feel special. It is arranged in a pave style and offers an array of pink hues. Flowers include roses, spray roses, and gerbera daisies. Also featured are red gerberas and ranunculus in a leaf-lined glass vase. SWEET SAN DIEGO Pink Oriental lilies, tulips, larkspur and gerberas are arranged

Peonies Have Arrived in Our San Diego Flower Shops

Peonies are a special summer flower that only comes around for a very short time, so now is the time to buy them for a special gift or to decorate your home or office with their magical beauty. These unique flowers are sophisticated and casual at the same time, making them perfect for everything from a formal event flower choice to a special addition to a summer wedding bouquet or wedding reception flower centerpiece.  Our peony collection includes some new floral designs this year to showcase just what a versatile flower they are for all types of bouquets and flower arrangements. Here are some of the highlights from our peony collection available right now in all of our San Diego flower shop locations and through our website: PEONY LUXE This peony flower arrangement contains pink peonies along with pink roses, garden hydrangea, and other summer flowers, which are then arranged in a gem-lined glass vase. SAN DIEGO PEONIES This peony bouquet mixes pink and white peonies with pink calla lilies and green hydrangeas within a white glass vase. PEONIES AND VIBURNUM Five coral and pink peonies are hand-arranged with Viburnum when they are in season or green hydrangea as a replacement. These summer

Great Gifts for Special July Family Days

While every month should really focus on the family, July is a month where numerous special days remind us to think more about those special family members that add so much to our lives. There are four special days to remember in July that are great opportunities for getting gifts as thanks for having them: Parent's Day -- July 23 Cousin's Day -- July 24 Aunt and Uncle Day -- July 26 Father-in-Law Day -- July 30 All of our San Diego flower shops are also great gift shops full of ideas beyond just flowers and plants as well as our website that features many gifts made by local San Diego artisans like these gift ideas: Gift Baskets ALLEN'S SNACK ATTACK CRATE combines sweet and savory snacks in a pave arrangement. It also includes a half-dozen premium roses within the wooden crate that is used to present this special gift. The SWEET TOOTH BASKET is overflowing with all types of candy favorites, including sour varieties and delicious chocolate varieties. The GOURMET FRUIT TRAY delivers fresh fruit that has been accented by a small tropically-inspired fresh flower arrangement with all of it being presented in a tray. Unique Gifts The 12-PIECE WHISKY,

Celebrating Summer in San Diego with Seasonal Flowers

Summer officially kicked off on June 21st so it's in full swing at all of our San Diego flower shops with the arrival of our summer flower collection. This year's collection includes new floral designs and unique ways to display summer flowers in your home or office as well as special summer arrangements that make great gifts for loved ones or that offer a stunning ambiance to your summer wedding or summer event. We even have patriotic summer flower arrangements for the Fourth of July!   Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection to get you in the mood to place an order today and take advantage of our special pricing on many of our summer flower bouquets: CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE This bright summer flower arrangement includes yellow roses that have been combined with green hydrangeas, a locally grown succulent, and other local accent flowers. RAINBOW SORBET Blooming with vibrant colors, this summer bouquet features orange and pink roses, blue and green hydrangea, gerbera daisies and more are the perfect gift for any occasion.  You can select from three sizes.  ROSES AND GERBERA DAISIES BOUQUET The Roses and Daisy Bouquet comes with a choice of nine, 14, or 19

Toasting Our San Diego Dads on Father’s Day

It's that time of year again where we toast those incredible fathers out there who guide and direct us, teach us, and give us unconditional love. While we should thank them every day, this is the time to make a big fuss over our dads so they know just how much we appreciate what they have done for us -- and what they continue to do. This Sunday, June 18th is Father's Day.  There's still time to pick out some special gifts to go with the special plans you have made to spoil your dad this weekend. We have a Father's Day collection of flowers, plants, and gifts that make it easy for you to visit our San Diego flower shops and pick something out or you can order through our website or by phone. We will be delivering through Saturday, June 17th so get your order in today! To give you some ideas about just how easy and affordable it is to shop for Dad this Father's Day, here are some highlights from our Father's Day collection: Best Dad Sunflowers offers a cheerful sunflower arrangement that comes in a Dad mug that he is sure to love. What's better

Celebrating National Rose Month in San Diego

The roses arrive each year around the start of summer, which is one of the reasons why June was named as National Rose Month. Today is another special rose day. Monday, June 12th is Red Rose Day, a day to celebrate the romantic rose known to symbolize love. Whether you get red roses to give a loved one or you gift yourself, it's a great time to enjoy this beautiful life in your life and share it with others. Our rose collection includes premium roses that are even featured in the Miss America pageant, so if you don't feel special enough getting them, this should make you feel like a real winner! Whether you get red roses or choose another rose color, consider our stunning rose arrangements and rose bouquets for a gift or decor. Here are some gorgeous rose arrangements that are available in our San Diego flower shops as well as through our flower website: " WOW! 100 ROSES ARRANGED" 100 spectacular red roses are artistically arranged in a flared glass vase. We guarantee your recipient will be speechless! PASSION This rose arrangement includes 24-inch premium long-stem roses in shades of pink and red along with white hydrangea