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Teacher Appreciation Week in San Diego

Teachers throughout San Diego work hard every day to help our kids succeed in life, giving them important skills and helping them learn and thrive. It’s that time of year that we officially celebrate everything they do for our kids with National Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs from May 1st to May 5th. During this week, it’s a great idea to give your kids’ teachers something special that shows just what they mean to you and your kids. We have a number of gift ideas that work especially well if you have a team of teachers and administrators to thank. Check out these special gifts for teachers: Scents of San Diego are one of our newest gift collections. SoCal Candles has partnered with our San Diego flower shops to offer an assortment of candles that are hand poured right here in San Diego and feature scents that are inspired by different parts of San Diego County. The large collection features three seven-ounce jars. Chocolate and Candles combines our new candle partners with another San Diego partner, Mission Heights Chocolates. These handmade chocolates are a delicious treat and come with a few candles. You can also just get these delicious gourmet

Administrative Professionals Week in San Diego

It’s time to thank those hard-working individuals that organize your life and make sure you get to all your appointments and have everything you need to be successful. They are behind the scenes, constantly working, so it’s time to officially thank them on Wednesday, April 26th for Administrative Professionals Day or the entire week from April 24th to April 28th. We are here with balloons, cards, gifts and, of course, gorgeous flowers, blooming plants, and green plants to show your appreciation. Across all styles and price points, we have something that will fit what you need like these options: Across all styles and price points, we have something that will fit what you need like these options: Lilac and Orchids includes cymbidium orchids and white hydrangea that have been hand-arranged in a glass vase. Mood Changer includes hot pink roses, green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses, and succulents in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Lilac and Hydrangea comes in a glass vase and features green and white hydrangea with lilies and purple lisianthus. A Sweetest Blooms Bouquet has fuchsia roses, yellow Asiatic lilies, green button poms, and yellow and white traditional daisies in a glass vase that features a hot pink

Celebrating Easter in San Diego

Easter is here again, arriving on Sunday, April 16th. This is a special time of year and one of the most religious holidays of all, holding special meaning for many in the Christian faith. Others simply enjoy the family time together, Easter egg hunts, delicious Easter baskets, and wonderful ham dinner or brunch. Whatever you plan on doing, make sure you include some beautiful spring flowers as well as great Easter gifts for loved ones. Our Easter collection is here and available at all of our San Diego flower shops as well as on our flower website. Here are some highlights to give you an idea of how to dress your Easter dinner or buffet table as well as what you can give to loved ones: Hello Spring offers blue hydrangea, lavender and jade roses, and other premium spring flowers. Easter Egg-citing is a spring design with poms, lilies, dianthus, carnations and more in a glass vase that has been filled with plastic Easter eggs in many colors. The Easter lily plant symbolizes the glory of Easter and comes in a decorative basket showing off its pure white blooms. Spring Forward combines yellow tulips with blue hydrangea for a unique

It’s Prom Season in San Diego!

It’s nearly the end of the school year for kids throughout San Diego County, which means seniors are set to enjoy some of the many activities that are planned to finish their school career out in a memorable way. One of those is prom, a dinner, and dance that adds to the festive finish to high school. It means finding a dress, tux, limo and hair and makeup artists to create the perfect prom experience at your San Diego high school. You’ll also need a prom corsage and prom boutonniere that coordinates with your dress and tux. You’ll also need a prom corsage and prom boutonniere that coordinates with your dress and tux. That’s where we come in. Our San Diego flower shops and floral design center provide the best place to come to match your prom attire with gorgeous and unique prom flower designs that can be customized to your style and budget. Our San Diego flower shops and floral design center provide the best place to come to match your prom attire with gorgeous and unique prom flower designs that can be customized to your style and budget. Of course, we also have a prom flower collection where

After the Proposal Comes the Planning

Today, March 20th, is National Proposal Day, a day that recognizes all those proposals of marriage out there that involved love, thinking, and a few nerves. Now that the engagement is underway, you are starting to think about what to do for your wedding. While you may need to think about the dress, venue, menu and other details, another huge part of any wedding are the wedding flowers – something that adds to the ambiance and feel plus is deeply symbolic. You will want to tie your own preferences and overall design idea for your wedding together with the flowers you select plus you’ll most likely need to stay on budget. That’s why we have a special team in our San Diego flower shops dedicated to handling weddings, working on a one-on-one basis with brides and their families to put together the best flower choices available for a wedding. Our desire to make this special day as memorable as possible is also the reason why we decided to offer a special wedding flower website separately from our regular flower website. It allows us to deliver regularly updated content, including new wedding flower pictures for our gallery plus more tips and

Celebrating the First Day of Spring and International Earth Day

It’s that glorious time of year again where the weather begins to warm and the days extend to be brighter just that much longer. Monday, March 20 Monday, March 20th is the first day of spring as well as serves as International Earth Day. Both holidays are intended to recognize the important role nature plays in our lives and remind us that we need to take care of it. As florists in the San Diego area, we rejoice over these types of special days because there’s no better time to pick up some flowers or plants to recognize the value and beauty nature plays in our lives. Whether you give these as gifts or just simply decorate your home or office, you are bringing a little bit of nature into your life, offering health benefits and providing a beautiful ambiance. Here are some great ideas for how you can celebrate the arrival of spring from our collection of flowers and plants: Mood Changer features green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses, and hot pink roses along with succulents in a leaf-lined cylinder vase. Pacific Beach Perfection includes hydrangea, orchids, numerous premium flowers and greenery as an accent. Flower Fields of San

Special Spring Days to Celebrate with Flowers During March

March is a special month because it is the springboard into the spring season as the weather slowly begins to change and more flowers appear. With it comes many special days to celebrate, including Plant a Flower Day on March 12th, which happens to coincide with daylight savings this year, and St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. With it comes our selection of spring flowers, including everyone’s favorite: tulips. Our farm fresh tulips offer a beautiful way to welcome the new season as a special gift for someone else or even to just decorate your own home. Along with tulips, we have other spring flowers that have arrived in our San Diego flower shops. Here’s a preview of some of the special flower arrangements we have on offer for the special spring days in March: Country Chic is a burlap arrangement that features white and green hydrangea, cymbidium orchids, coffee berries, and white tulips. Gaslamp Sensation offers green cymbidium orchids, hot pink and lavender roses, green and pink hydrangea and tulips in a glass cylinder vase. Tulips Together includes three bunches of ten tulips each in red, purple, and yellow that have been tied with bear grass and then displayed

Celebrating Local, National, and International Talent

Today, Friday, March 3rd, we celebrate talent everywhere with Employee Appreciation Day while next Wednesday, March 8th is International Working Women’s Day. Both days recognize the value that skilled workers everywhere have on businesses of all sizes. With more online businesses popping up, more women and men are becoming masters of their own destiny as freelancers and outsource workers. Whatever arrangement you have with these workers, it’s a good idea to take today and next week to thank them for their great ideas, passion, and hard work. We’ve put together a floral gift guide of stunning flowers from our collection that highlights the various sizes and floral designs you have available to send locally to a team member here in San Diego or across the country and world. Check out these gorgeous gift ideas: Vivid Tulips Bubble Bowl comes with 20 beautiful and fresh tulips direct from Holland. It’s that time of year again to enjoy tulips, and these come in a variety of colors hand-arranged in a bubble bowl. Great Gerberas is another bright floral display with locally grown gerbera daisies in an inspiration vase. La Jolla Sunset celebrates this coastal city with bright colors reminiscent of a sunrise

Celebrating the Oscars with Luxurious Flower Arrangements

This year, the Oscars are on Sunday, February 26th, which means it’s time to plan your viewing party and think about how you can create a special look and feel that reflects the elegance and glamor of those movie stars you’ll see at the awards show. Whether you want to create custom flower arrangements with our floral design team or you select some of our luxurious flower arrangements, you are sure to add a sophisticated look to your Oscars viewing party with these beauties. Here are some great examples of luxurious flower arrangements that would look great for the big event: California Gold brings together elegance and artisanal beauty with blue and green hydrangeas, roses, and succulents in a burlap-wrapped vase. The Garden Elegance Basket features roses, calla lilies, orchids and other garden flowers in shades of green, pink, and purple. It comes in three sizes. Prestige showcases premium flowers like oncidium orchids, hydrangea, roses, and tulips. It’s a true stunner! Vivacious offers hot pink roses, pastel gerbera daisies, and stargazer lilies in a designer vase. Go with a sophisticated look of all white with Calla Me Crazy, which comes with 20 full-size calla lilies and foliage in a rectangular

Celebrating National Wedding Month in San Diego

February is National Wedding Month, which means it’s time to think about an engagement, wedding, or wedding planning for the upcoming spring and summer wedding season. Recently expanding our locations with a new spot at Liberty Station and opening our distribution and retail locations provide us with even more options to help you plan that perfect wedding. Plus, we have an extensive floral design team that has worked on all types of weddings and events. Our staff also includes numerous coordinators, which means that you can have a dedicated member of our staff who takes care of you throughout the planning process and coordinates all the wedding flowers, delivery, and set-up so you don’t have to worry about any of it. Instead, you can enjoy your special day. Having served the San Diego area for so long, we’ve been able to partner and get to know all the wedding venues throughout San Diego County for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions. That means we have a good understanding of how many flowers you need, what works well, and how it can all work within your budget. Having these long-standing relationships with all the wedding venues means that coordination can