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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

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

Celebrating the Arrival of Spring with Farm Fresh Flowers

Spring has officially arrived in San Diego and we are enjoying glorious weather throughout the County. What better way to toast the beginning of this season of renewal than to enjoy some spring flowers? Of course, like every season of the year, this spring is also filled with birthdays, anniversaries, and new babies as well as special events like baby showers, bridal showers, spring parties, and spring weddings all of which can be enhanced by spring flowers and the artistry of our floral design teams at each of our San Diego flower shop locations. We’ve got a whole new fresh collection of flower arrangements for you to enjoy this spring, including those with favorite spring flowers like tulips, hydrangea, roses and more. We feature fresh lilacs from nearby Julian as well as other local flowers from our sustainable flower farm partners. We also offer custom spring flower as well as hydrangea plants and other blooming plants, succulent plants, orchid plants, green plants, and Easter gift baskets. Our flower and gift delivery service includes all of the San Diego area as well as the country and world. Order now to take advantage of great prices and to ensure arrival for that

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,

Time for Spring Celebrations that Include Flowers and the Wearing of the Green

With March in full swing and the seasons starting to change, that means spring is just around the corner – March 20th to be precise. Along with it comes one of the biggest party days of the year – St. Patrick’s Day, a day celebrated throughout San Diego with the wearing of the green, including Irish pubs in the Gaslamp District and throughout the county. This week’s blog introduces you to some of our spring flower arrangements and gift ideas for St. Patrick’s Day as well as for spring weddings, spring festivities, and spring gifts. Sunflowers for Spring One of the brightest and happiest flowers of spring is the sunflower, and we’ve got a wide range of ways to enjoy the sunflower – on its own and as part of a mixed spring flower arrangement. This includes our Sunny Sunflower arrangement in a glass vase as well as our Sunflower Garden, which features a grand collection of roses, lilies, sunflowers, alstromeria and more along with stunning greenery in a cylinder vase. Spring and Easter Flowers Easter is not too far off. Just a few weeks away, it will be here, so we are already stocking up on some ‘eggciting’ flower