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Celebrating International Friendship Day with Flowers

Sunday, July 30th is International Friendship Day. It's that special day to toast those special people wherever they are in the world who you call friends. No matter where they are, they have your back, are available to listen and support, and offer some of the best memories so far. Take a moment to thank them with a special gift like flowers so they know just how special they are to you. Our San Diego flower shops and online florist store offer fresh and unique flower arrangements and bouquets that can be shipped all over the world thanks to our network of florist partners. Here are some ideas to get you started on your shopping for International Friendship Day many of which are from our summer flower collection: CELEBRATE This festive bouquet contains hot pink roses, orange lilies, purple alstroemerias and green button poms. They are hand-arranged in a leaf-lined glass cube that has been accented with ribbon. MOOD CHANGER Hot pink roses are combined with green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses, and succulent cuts.  They are put together in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. SPECIAL SOMEONE Various shades of pink are found in this sweet flower arrangement of roses, spray

Toasting Summer with Summer Flower Arrangements and Bouquets

Now that it's the middle of summer, this is a good time to make sure your house or office is overflowing with beautiful summer flowers. Plus, there are many special days, occasions, and events where summer flowers can also enhance the effect that you are trying to achieve.  Our San Diego flower shops are filled to the brim with all types of gorgeous summer flowers many of which make up our new summer flower collection created by our incredible, award-winning floral design team. Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection with numerous products now on sale and available to order in our San Diego flower shops, by phone, or through our online ordering system: CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE This homage to the Sunshine State includes yellow roses along with green hydrangeas, a locally grown succulent, and other local accent flowers. SPECIAL SOMEONE Anyone who receives this spectacular summer flower arrangement is sure to feel special. It is arranged in a pave style and offers an array of pink hues. Flowers include roses, spray roses, and gerbera daisies. Also featured are red gerberas and ranunculus in a leaf-lined glass vase. SWEET SAN DIEGO Pink Oriental lilies, tulips, larkspur and gerberas are arranged

Peonies Have Arrived in Our San Diego Flower Shops

Peonies are a special summer flower that only comes around for a very short time, so now is the time to buy them for a special gift or to decorate your home or office with their magical beauty. These unique flowers are sophisticated and casual at the same time, making them perfect for everything from a formal event flower choice to a special addition to a summer wedding bouquet or wedding reception flower centerpiece.  Our peony collection includes some new floral designs this year to showcase just what a versatile flower they are for all types of bouquets and flower arrangements. Here are some of the highlights from our peony collection available right now in all of our San Diego flower shop locations and through our website: PEONY LUXE This peony flower arrangement contains pink peonies along with pink roses, garden hydrangea, and other summer flowers, which are then arranged in a gem-lined glass vase. SAN DIEGO PEONIES This peony bouquet mixes pink and white peonies with pink calla lilies and green hydrangeas within a white glass vase. PEONIES AND VIBURNUM Five coral and pink peonies are hand-arranged with Viburnum when they are in season or green hydrangea as a replacement. These summer

Great Gifts for Special July Family Days

While every month should really focus on the family, July is a month where numerous special days remind us to think more about those special family members that add so much to our lives. There are four special days to remember in July that are great opportunities for getting gifts as thanks for having them: Parent's Day -- July 23 Cousin's Day -- July 24 Aunt and Uncle Day -- July 26 Father-in-Law Day -- July 30 All of our San Diego flower shops are also great gift shops full of ideas beyond just flowers and plants as well as our website that features many gifts made by local San Diego artisans like these gift ideas: Gift Baskets ALLEN'S SNACK ATTACK CRATE combines sweet and savory snacks in a pave arrangement. It also includes a half-dozen premium roses within the wooden crate that is used to present this special gift. The SWEET TOOTH BASKET is overflowing with all types of candy favorites, including sour varieties and delicious chocolate varieties. The GOURMET FRUIT TRAY delivers fresh fruit that has been accented by a small tropically-inspired fresh flower arrangement with all of it being presented in a tray. Unique Gifts The 12-PIECE WHISKY,