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Celebrating Easter in San Diego

Easter is here again, arriving on Sunday, April 16th. This is a special time of year and one of the most religious holidays of all, holding special meaning for many in the Christian faith. Others simply enjoy the family time together, Easter egg hunts, delicious Easter baskets, and wonderful ham dinner or brunch. Whatever you plan on doing, make sure you include some beautiful spring flowers as well as great Easter gifts for loved ones. Our Easter collection is here and available at all of our San Diego flower shops as well as on our flower website. Here are some highlights to give you an idea of how to dress your Easter dinner or buffet table as well as what you can give to loved ones: Hello Spring offers blue hydrangea, lavender and jade roses, and other premium spring flowers. Easter Egg-citing is a spring design with poms, lilies, dianthus, carnations and more in a glass vase that has been filled with plastic Easter eggs in many colors. The Easter lily plant symbolizes the glory of Easter and comes in a decorative basket showing off its pure white blooms. Spring Forward combines yellow tulips with blue hydrangea for a unique

Celebrating Easter with Spring Flowers and Plants

This year, Easter is Sunday, March 27th so it’s less than a week away. It often includes both faith-inspiring activities and time for family and friends to enjoy a brunch or dinner and definitely an Easter egg hunt for the kids. Whatever you plan to do, we have you covered with everything from Easter lilies and spring blooming plants to Easter flower arrangements and Easter centerpieces. Check out some of the highlights from our Easter collection: Easter Egg-citing is a sweet floral display of trick greens, carnations, poms, dianthus and lilies in a vase that has been filled with plastic Easter eggs. Spring Garden Centerpiece adds refreshing color to your Easter buffet table or dining table. It contains hydrangea along with numerous spring flowers. The European Spring Centerpiece offers another floral design style for your Easter table. It contains roses, poms, waxflower, alstromeria and lilies. The Easter Lily Plant is the traditional symbol of Easter. Ours offers one white Easter lily in a decorative basket. White Garden is a sophisticated floral arrangement with white calla lilies, roses, and hydrangea combined with greenery and green hypericum in a gem lined crystal vase. Lilac and Tulips offers lilac from the local San

March 20th, 2016|Categories: Easter Flowers|0 Comments

Celebrate Easter with Bold and Pastel Colors

Are you ready for Easter Sunday on April 5th? Allen’s Flowers and Plants is your go-to San Diego florist for Easter flower arrangements, Easter lilies, and Easter centerpieces. From bold and bright colors to pastel hues, our Easter flower collection has something for everyone this Easter. Bold Easter Decorations There are many ways to dress the Easter brunch table if you plan on having people over, including a wide range of Easter centerpieces that reflect your style and fit your budget. Here are some ideas: The Sweetest Blooms Bouquet is a bold and vibrant flower arrangement that features fuchsia roses and yellow Asiatic Lilies along with yellow and white traditional daisies, green button poms and fresh greenery. It is hand arranged in a clear glass vase and accented with a satin hot pink ribbon. Great Gerberas has hot pink and red gerberas, miniature hot pink and orange gerberas and yellow seeded eucalyptus in a stunning vase. Easter Centerpiece is a round centerpiece with a taper candle and an egg as well as yellow daisies, monte casino, and pink carnations. The European Spring Centerpiece features roses, lilies, alstroemeria, poms, waxflower and other spring flowers and seasonal greenery. Pastel Easter Flower Displays

Create Special Spring Centerpieces for Palm Sunday and Easter

Palm Sunday is March 29th followed a week later by Easter Sunday. This is a special time to reflect on renewal and prepare for new growth during the new season. Flowers serve as a great reminder of this time of renewal and rebirth. They are a beautiful way to decorate your home. One way you can decorate for these two special spring events is to create spring floral centerpieces. Here are some ideas on making some beautiful spring floral centerpieces: Take advantage of all the various types of spring flowers now available as well as utilize greenery or green plants to add depth and interest. Make a row of floral centerpieces in empty eggshells and ceramic egg cups. Use various baskets that you may have around the house to arrange spring flowers. Get creative with your containers, including using a watering can, glass compotes, and various ceramic bowls and dishes. Add Easter motifs like Easter eggs or spring motifs like butterflies to your flower arrangement. There is no hard and fast rules to creating a floral centerpiece. It should just be a reflection of you and your décor so that it enhances the mood and environment during this special spring

Getting Ready for Palm Sunday and Easter Celebrations

This year, Palm Sunday is March 24th and Easter Sunday is March 31st, so that means it’s time to start thinking about this special religious holidays, their meanings and traditions, and plans to decorate the house and table with special Easter flowers, Easter centerpieces, and Easter baskets. Meaning and Tradition According to FaithShare.com, Palm Sunday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar alongside Christmas and Easter. It is always the Sunday before Easter and starts the Holy Week, which remembers the week of events leading up to Jesus’ death.  Typically, those that celebrate Palm Sunday attend mass and participate in the blessing of the palm fronds, which was what was used to pave the road as Jesus passed on a donkey. Easter Sunday is a celebration of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. It is the critical belief in Christianity as it means everything in terms of salvation and redemption for Christians in terms of Jesus’ sacrifice for human sin. Those that celebrate Easter Sunday do so at church as well as at home or with a meal with others. Celebration and Décor Easter has become a commercial celebration as well with many fun activities for children,

Get Hopping on Your Easter Floral Centerpieces and Floral Gifts!

On April 8, people of the Christian faith recognize the very special holiday of Easter. This is an inspirational season that reminds each of us of what is important in our lives and what we should be thankful for on a spiritual level. As the symbol of Easter, the lily is most associated with the passion of Christ, so it is one of the most requested and ordered flowers this time of year.   Easter Flower Ideas This year, we’ve ordered in a wide range of beautiful flower choices that are sure to brighten your Easter brunch table or your Easter dinner as well as offer a message of love and hope to a loved one. Here are some of the highlights of what we’ve put together for this Easter season for our San Diego customers:   Easter Egg-Citing brings Easter smiles with a floral assortment of lilies, trick green, dianthus, carnations, poms and more. They are beautifully arranged in a stylish glass vase filled with festive plastic Easter eggs. This works as a unique centerpiece for an Easter brunch or dinner. Easter Lilies are a traditional favorite. Allen’s Flowers offers single or double stalks contained in a decorative basket.