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Summer Wedding Season is Here

With summer just around the corner, we’ve been super busy preparing for numerous weddings throughout the San Diego area. As we work with brides, we are seeing a number of seasonal trends this year that we would like to share with you: Seasonal and rustic woodland bouquets and flower arrangements that include foraged branches, lush ferns, and locally sourced flowers Loosely bundled bouquets that look as they have just been picked from the garden with vines and branches cascading down the sides Glamorous styles with textiles and accessories that add bling to a chic wedding theme Heirloom varieties of old-fashioned flowers like mums and carnations as well as chrysanthemums, zinnias, and English sweet peas Large, long centerpieces in raised compotes or terra cotta vases along King’s tables Color trends like blush, peach-pink, sunset orange, rust and coral as well as darker foliage Heavy use of foliage like leaves, vines, and branches Metallic colors like rose gold Ombre color designs with colors arranged from darkest to lightest in floral bouquet or floral centerpieces Flower walls as photo backdrops Hanging decorations and roof garlands for marquee tents Of course, you don’t have to follow the summer trends and just go with your

May 26th, 2016|Categories: Weddings|Comments Off on Summer Wedding Season is Here

Memorial Day in San Diego

Each year, there are Memorial Day ceremonies in San Diego to remember and reflect on all of our fallen heroes as a way to thank them for protecting our freedom. This includes Miramar National Cemetery on May 29th at 1:00p.m. and Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on May 30th at 10:00a.m. The USS Midway Museum also hosts its annual Legacy Week to celebrate Memorial Day with many activities and events. On May 28th at 9:00a.m., there is the Veterans Wreath Ceremony as well as Concert at 7:30p.m. with former members of many American rock bands. May 28-30th offers a Kids Adventure Discovery Zone while May 29-30 is Meet the Aviators and their Planes. May 30th at 11:00a.m. is the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Band Arizona Performance and a Blood Drive from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. You may be planning your own personal remembrance by visiting a cemetery or sending someone flowers to let them know you are thinking of them and their fallen hero on this day of observance. Here in San Diego we offer special flower arrangements, wreaths, and bouquets for Memorial Day that you can use to decorate an event or send to someone special. We have numerous patriotic-themed flower

Peonies are Back for a Limited Time!

It’s that time of year again where we have peonies in stock. Since it’s a very short season, it’s a good excuse to order these gorgeous flowers to decorate your home, add to your upcoming nuptials, or include in a flower arrangement that you are gifting to a special someone.= All About Peonies Peonies are long-life perennials that start to produce a magnificent display of single and double blooms in an array of colors – from white to deep red – in late spring and early summer, depending where you live in the U.S. Peonies also have glossy, dark green leaves that shine all season long. Peonies are a favorite in flower arrangements because their cut flowers can last more than a week if they are cut in full bud.  There are six main types of herbaceous peonies: Single: This peony has a single or double row of broad petals that encircle fertile stamens with carpels visible. Japanese: This peony has a single or double row of broad petals that encircle broadened staminodes that may carry pollen along the edges with carpels visible. Anemone: This peony also has a single or double row of broad petals that encircle narrow incurved

May 7th, 2016|Categories: Peonies|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Peonies are Back for a Limited Time!

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8th

With less than a week to go before Mother’s Day, we’ve been incredibly busy at our San Diego flower shops. Plus, with this being Teacher Appreciation Week, it’s been even more hectic in the run up to Mother’s Day. However, we are ready and are offering incredible promotions from items in our Mother’s Day collection. While supplies last, we have put our roses, flowers, blooming plants and even luxury flower arrangements on sale to provide that extra value you are seeking while shopping for that special mom, stepmom, or mother-in-law. If you are looking for something decidedly different, then try our custom flower arrangements. We offer three price ranges with various prices within those ranges of $100-$150, $175-$250, and $300-$500. Pick your price point and tell our designers your Mom’s favorite flowers, colors, and style and then let them make something exclusive for your Mom to treasure. Our Luxury Collection for Mother’s Day includes premium flowers, large quantities in each arrangement, and special containers that elevate your gift giving to a new level. Mom really does deserve to be spoiled, don’t you think?! You can also select from our blooming and green plants, which also include some gorgeous flower baskets