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Allen’s Flowers and Plants – Voted Best San Diego Florist by UT Readers, 4th Consecutive Year!

The results for the San Diego Union-Tribune’s annual Best of San Diego Poll are in and we are proud to say that we have topped the list of Best San Diego Florist for the fourth consecutive year! We were honored to be nominated during the May 2013 nomination process and then thrilled to receive the winning votes, which had been cast throughout the month of July. Great Company and Even Better Customers We were among great company with a number of outstanding San Diego florists – nine others, in fact, that were included in this year’s competition. We would like to thank all of our customers at all of our locations for voting for us and reinforcing that our focus on exceptional service, quality, and value meet their expectations. Our goal for all our San Diego locations has always been to give customers the best for their money, including fresh flowers, plants, flowering plants, gifts and gift baskets. We attribute our success in this area with working with local flower growers and premium brands for our San Diego gifts and San Diego gift baskets. Our focus is also on offering the best value whether it is an individual flower order

August 26th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back to School! Flower & Gift Ideas for the New Teacher

A new school year has already arrived, which means a new classroom and new teacher for your child. Or, you may have a few new teachers to meet if you have many kids starting the new school year. Whatever the case may be, you want to make sure you start the year off right by letting the new teacher know that you support her or him and look forward to working together for the benefit of your child. We’ve put together some flower and gift ideas for the new teacher that she or he is sure to enjoy and can either display in the classroom or take home to enjoy. Flower Gifts for Teachers Although you may not yet know the teacher and what he or she likes, you can opt for a flower arrangement that is bright, cheerful, and full of favorite flowers. Take the “Sunny San Diego” arrangement, for example. This floral arrangement works for male or female teachers thanks to its array of primary colors and variety of flowers that include lilies and roses as well as beautiful greenery and cool glass cube that fits well in small spaces. A great idea for teachers is a flower

Brighten Your Day with Sunflowers

One of the most beautiful summer flowers is the brilliantly designed sunflower. It is often used to depict the sun and symbolizes friendship and was a considered a favorite of the famous painter, Vincent Van Gogh. However, it has also been recently adopted by the ‘green’ movement to represent its environmental ideals. This blog post offers some more interesting information about sunflower as well as features some of our favorite sunflower arrangements created using the highest quality, freshest flowers from local sunflower farms. Interesting Facts about Sunflowers Here are some facts about sunflowers you may not know: The sunflower is the state flower of Kansas. The sunflower turns itself around to face the sun. A sunflower actually consists of 1,000 to 2,000 individual flowers together. What we think of as a sunflower is actually a sunflower head comprised of these thousands of smaller flowers. Sunflowers contain calcium and eleven other minerals. The tallest sunflower recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records was nearly 25 and a half feet tall! Sunflower seeds are a favorite as a raw, cooked, or roasted snack while the oil that is extracted from the seeds are often used for cooking. Our Sunflower Collection Our

Register with Allen’s Flowers and Plants to Start Enjoying even More Great Gifts and Benefits!

If you like shopping at our local San Diego flower shops or even through our online shop on our website, blog, or Facebook page, then you will want to register with us. That’s because it connects you to even more benefits as well as special gifts. It’s our way of saying thanks for doing business with us as we know you have a choice of florists in San Diego and online where you can buy flowers, plants, and gifts but you have entrusted your business to us. So far that, we want to make sure we reward you properly for being such loyal customers. Registration and the Petal Rewards Program When you register with Allen’s Flowers and Plants, you’ll be signed up for our Petal Rewards Program. With this special loyalty program, you get one Reward Point for every dollar that you spend with us. Those Reward Points can then be redeemed during the checkout process for cash savings towards future orders, or you can exchange those points for some great brand-name merchandise. You can also choose to donate your points to the charity of your choice. There is a wide range of brand merchandise to choose from, so you