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Gift Ideas for Special Day in October

Besides Halloween, the month of October has a few special days that you will want to plan for. There’s the Sweetest Day on October 15th, Bosses Day on October 16th, and Mother-in-Law Day on October 23rd. Here are some gift ideas we have put together to help you pick out something special whether they are here in San Diego or across the country. Sweetest Day We have a range of sweet floral arrangements that are sure to celebrate this special day. Great Gerberas is a colorful display of gerbera daisies in a range of colors arranged in an inspiration vase. Rainbow Sorbet offers vibrant colors like orange and pink roses, blue and green hydrangea, and hot pink gerbera daisies. Peachy Keen is a stunning flower arrangement with dahlias, gerbera daisies, and other blooms along with greenery accents. Bosses Day Allen’s Snack Attack Crate features both sweet and savory snacks along with a colorful pave arrangement with half a dozen of premium roses within a wooden crate. Mood for Autumn contains orange roses, exotic cymbidium blooms, yellow mini ross, and succulent cuts.  Mother-in-Law Day Show your mother-in-law that you care with any one of these incredible flower arrangements. Symphony has an

It’s Homecoming Time in San Diego!

Our San Diego area high schools are ready to welcome back alumni from all previous years as well as celebrate a new school year topped off with a special homecoming dance and football game. This is a memorable occasion for all high school students who get to don their best dresses and finest tuxes as well as crown a homecoming king and queen, win the football game, and enjoy a fun time filled with a parade and other festivities. To help you get ready, consider us your source for homecoming flowers in San Diego. Our San Diego flower shop locations offer all types of corsages, boutonnieres, homecoming court flowers, homecoming dance floral decorations or homecoming flowers for floats. These homecoming flowers are made to match your school colors or coordinate with your homecoming outfits. We have numerous examples of stunning homecoming corsages, including those made with some of the most beautiful flowers. Traditional looks include roses in all colors as well as orchids in a range of hues. More unique corsages might include gerbera daisies, berries, and other accents. We also have pinned and wrist corsages in various styles, including those that offer a jeweled wristband. Ribbons and other accents

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in San Diego

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in San Diego and around the country. It’s a time to reflect on those we have lost and support those that are fighting breast cancer. It’s also an opportune time to spread awareness to encourage more proactive behaviors like more mammograms and to help raise money for ongoing research. There are a number of events during the month of October here in San Diego that are focused on raising awareness of breast cancer. We are proud to supply fresh flowers for many of these events and are available to decorate your event as well. We also have a wide array of pink flower arrangements and pink bouquets that make great gift ideas for someone who has fought and won their battle against breast cancer or even someone who may be fighting it right now. It may also be a way to show loved ones you are remembering someone who has lost their fight. Pink has long been the color associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month due to its symbolizing femininity and grace. Here are some great examples of what we can do to help you put breast cancer at the forefront of everyone’s minds

Celebrating the Jewish New Year

Rosh Hashanah, also known as the Jewish New Year, is October 2-4th. This is a special time where we reflect on the year and make goals for the new year to do better on those things we need to improve on and reprioritize for what’s really important. It’s a spiritual time and opportune point to get together with loved ones to share in this reflection and goal setting. We have numerous flowers that are a wonderful way to decorate the home for these Jewish New Year gatherings. Check out these ideas: La Jolla Elegance comes in two sizes and offers a tall glass vase full of white hydrangea and calla lilies as well as green cymbidium orchids. Luxury Roses White offers stunning and lush 24-inch premium long-stemmed white roses in a 10-inch clear glass cylinder. It comes with 48 stems as well as greenery. The Phaleonopsis Orchid in Glass Block is an elegant display with its white blooms and yellow center. The blooms can last up to two months, carrying that feeling of the Jewish New Year through the year. Calla ME Crazy offers 20 full-size calla lilies along with foliage in a glass rectangular vase. Crystal White Lilies has

September 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating the Arrival of Autumn with Our Fall Flower Collection

 Autumn officially arrives on September 22nd and that brings with it a change in seasons, temperatures, light and mood. There are holidays to look forward to like Halloween and Thanksgiving plus new colors and textures to decorate your home. We’re excited to offer our new fall flower collection as well that includes new floral designs and ways to share autumn with others as a gift or even for yourself. Check out these cool fall flower arrangements: Bowl Full of Fall offers a burst of color in an array of flower varieties. You can choose three sizes to create different looks throughout your home or to gift someone with. San Diego Fall also comes in three sizes and offers a selection of the best and brightest colors for fall. Mood For Autumn includes orange roses, cymbidium orchids, yellow mini roses and succulent cuts in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Fall Grandeur includes hydrangea, roses, orchids and more in a glass pedestal vase, offering one of our most elegant flower arrangements. Fall for San Diego offers lilies, sunflowers, roses, daisy poms, dried oak leaves and more. The flowers are hand arranged and placed in a glass vase that has been tied with raffia.

National Grandparents’ Day is September 11th

This Sunday is National Grandparents’ Day so it’s time to honor those special family members who have always spoiled us and provided good advice to follow based on all their years of living and experience. They love us unconditionally and we do them. However, this is the day to show them with a special gift or, if possible, day together if they are local. Sometimes, there is great geographic distance or just simple a challenge to get them out and about, so one way to make up for this is to send a special gift like a bouquet, a dish garden, or other token that shows them just how much you love them. We have some great gift ideas to share with your for National Grandparents’ Day, including these beautiful new fall flowers: Fall Elegance offers shades of orange, yellow, and bronze in such floral varieties as roses, hydrangea, lilies, gerbera daisies, and more displayed in a clear glass cylinder vase that has been wrapped with a ti leaf. Suns and Roses has sunflowers, roses, and macara orchids for a stunning flower arrangement that is sure to please. Pacific Beach Perfection offers cayenne roses along with hydrangea, orchids, and other

Add to Your Labor Day Celebration with Flowers

Labor Day weekend is sort of the official end to summer even though the fall season doesn’t kick off until September 22nd. Yet, it’s that last three-day weekend to enjoy a short break away from work and school. San Diego Events Over the Labor Day Weekend In San Diego, we have lots of exciting events going on to enjoy this weekend: The US San Sculpting Challenge and Dimension Art Exposition takes place September 2-5 on the beaches near downtown. Festival of Sail is September 3-5 and offers the largest tall ship festival on the west coast. It’s hosted by the Maritime Museum of San Diego, providing all types of activities for adults and kids, arts and crafts vendors, a beer garden and tons of food options. The Annual Barona Powwow takes place September 2-4 and includes a weekend of contest dancing along with cultural immersion. Saying Goodbye to Summer Flowers Unfortunately, it’s time to say goodbye to summer flowers, but the good news is that they are on sale while supplies last and fall flowers will be arriving in the next few days. Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection that you can enjoy over the Labor Day

Two Great Reasons to Send Flowers: Kiss and Make-up Day and Just Because Day

There always is a good reason to send flowers, especially during the month of August with so many special days. Remember that is National Romance Month plus August 25-31st is Be Kind to Humankind Week. Additionally, Kiss and Make Up Day is August 25th and Just Because Day is August 27th. All of these special days are intended to provide a positive message to others about how we should all treat each other every day. Whether it is to someone who has had a tough day or is struggling in their lives or you just want to make others smile, flowers definitely do the trick. Check out these stunning gift ideas for these special August days: Cabernet Coast offers premium roses and phalaenopsis orchids along with greenery and seashells. La Costa Purple includes purple tulips, mokara orchids and hydrangea along with roses, spray roses and Asiatic lilies in different hues of pink along with aralia leaves and eucalyptus in a pink jewel vase. Pacific Beach Perfection has orchids, hydrangea, greenery and flowers along with bright cayenne roses. Garden Celebration offers lilies, lisianthus, hydrangea and roses along with stock, larkspur, and spray roses. Extravagance has hydrangea, phalaenopsis orchids, succulents, roses and

Friendship Week Is Here. Time To Thank Your Friends!

Friendship Week is celebrated the third week of each August. This year, it’s from August 21-August 27th. This is an ideal time to let your friends know just how much you care about them and how you appreciate what they add to your life. Of course, the best way is to get together and enjoy each other’s company. Sometimes, with everyone’s schedule and geographic distance, this just isn’t possible. That’s when it’s great to call them, send them a card, or even surprise them with a special gift. We have some great ideas for Friendship Week, including flowers, plants, and gifts. Check out this selection of friendship gift ideas: Sunflower Fun includes a dozen sunflowers with folded aspidistra leaves for a unique look. It comes in a clear glass vase. Sunflowers of San Diego features sunflowers, delphinium, alstromeria, yarrow, monte casino asters and more within a clear glass gathering vase that’s been tied with raffia. Bowl Full of San Diego has gorgeous large sunflowers in a bubble bowl. Purple Pride includes cream roses along with monte casino asters and lisianthus arranged with greenery in a glass vase. Sunny San Diego has bold colors with a wide variety of stunning flowers

Celebrate National Smile Week In San Diego

The second week of August has been designated as National Smile Week, which is a way to encourage a positive outlook to help everyone around us feel great about themselves. When you smile, science has found that it helps lower your blood pressure and alleviate stress and anxiety. So, if you can make others smile, you are helping them to be healthier and happier. At our San Diego flower shops, we have some great flower arrangements to choose from that are guaranteed to make your recipient smile. Here are some great ideas to gift others during National Smile Week: Suns and Seeds is a new flower arrangement that offers California sunflowers and other garden flowers arranged together with some sunflower seed packets. Mood Changer is sure to bring a smile with hot pink roses, green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses and succulent cuts. These are arranged in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Special Someone offers pink roses, spray roses, and gerbera daisies along with red gerberas and ranunculus arranged pave style in a leaf-lined glass vase. Garden Sunset includes sunflowers, Peruvian lilies, roses, and summer fillers in a glass vase. We offer two sizes for this summer flower arrangement. Garden Beauty