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4th of July Celebrations in San Diego

One of our favorite summer holidays is the 4th of July because there are so many city celebrations with fireworks and festivities to ignite the patriotism in all of us plus there are many picnics and barbecues that bring friends, family, and neighbors together. This is also a very important holiday for us because it reminds us of how hard our ancestors fought for their independence and freedom.  The fireworks and the celebrations are one way to remind us of what we have in this country and how grateful we are to enjoy such freedoms. San Diego Fireworks Displays and 4th of July Fun Many events are being held throughout Sand Diego County, including the city, Coronado, North County coastal and inland, East County and South Bay. A great site for many for many of the details on times and location is the City of San Diego website. Some of the highlights include fireworks on the Bay and at SeaWorld as well as at the Ocean Beach Pier and Old Town. The San Diego County Fair will be on at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and it will feature a fireworks display as will Legoland in Carlsbad. Many of the local

June 30th, 2014|Categories: Fourth of July|0 Comments

Enjoy the Start of Summer on June 21st with the Summer Solstice

Summer officially starts when the summer solstice arrives, typically on June 21st.  This is when Earth is most inclined toward the sun, which only happens twice a year. This date and time has many traditions attached to it, but to most of us it simply means that we can officially start saying summer is here. For us, at Allen’s Flowers and Plants, we not only enjoy the fact that summer brings us even lovelier weather in San Diego and we can take advantage of the bay, beaches, and inland areas, but it also means we can focus on enjoying the beautiful summer flowers and summer celebrations where our flowers are often features, including events, parties, and weddings. June is National Rose Month To kick off the summer, June is National Rose Month. This stunning flower variety is perfect to give a loved one or to use as part of your summer wedding or event. This month, we are helping you to celebrate National Rose Month by putting most of our rose arrangements on sale. This includes everything from a single rose to multiple dozens of roses to flower arrangements that combine roses with other luxury flowers. Remember that our roses

A Wide Selection of Flowers, Plants, and Gifts for Dad

It’s time to start thinking about Father’s Day gifts to go with those fun plans you have made to show dad a special day on Sunday, June 15th. We are very fortunate in San Diego to have such a great place to live where there are so many places to take dad for the day, including beaches, marinas, and mountains not to mention some fabulous restaurants and fun events. Of course, just relaxing at home with friends and family with a barbecue is a great way for dad to enjoy his day. Then, there are the gifts that you can watch him open and enjoy.To help you find the perfect items that suit your dad, stepdad, or father-in-law as well as that fit your budget, we have put together a collection that you can browse online or in our store. Gift Ideas Not sure what dad likes or if flowers are his thing? Here are some of the favorites from our customers and most often featured requests for this day for dad: Masculine themed flower arrangements; Tropical flower arrangements; Orchid plants; Succulent plants; Blooming plants; Dish gardens; Gift baskets with an array of fresh fruit, snacks, sweets or a combination

Best Friend’s Day is during National Rose Month

Two of many great things happen in June. First, Best Friend’s Day is June 8th, which is day to honor your dearest friend who is always there to help you through the good and bad times. It’s a great time to stop and personally recognize them for their incredible friendship. You can take them out for a meal, get them a gift, or share a sweet card. One of the items you may want to consider gifting your best friend on this day is an arrangement of roses as June is also National Rose Month. Our premium long-stem roses are sent direct to us from a renowned and respected rose farm in Ecuador where most of the world’s most exquisite roses are grown. These roses have been featured in the Miss America pageant and are known the world over for their quality, freshness, and long-lasting beauty. Our rose selection provides you with many colors and types of rose arrangements not to mention quantities. This includes the  traditional friendship color of yellow as well red, pink, lavender and white as well as many seasonal colors. We can offer you everything from a single rose to a bouquet to a rose arrangement