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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

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on After the Proposal Comes the Planning

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

March 16th, 2017|Categories: Spring Flowers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Celebrating the First Day of Spring and International Earth Day

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

March 9th, 2017|Categories: Spring Flowers|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Special Spring Days to Celebrate with Flowers During March

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