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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

Say Thank You for Those Special Holiday Moments

It’s a New Year and a new opportunity to start practicing the art of gratitude where you take the time to think about other’s thoughtfulness and act on it in your own thoughtful way. Maybe you received some surprise gifts over the holiday or experienced a kind gesture of extra help during the stress of the holiday season. Or, perhaps you were invited to a memorable Christmas or New Year’s Eve party and want to thank the host or hostess for their hospitality. That’s where we come in with some special floral thank you designs that show your appreciation like these great gift ideas: Cabernet Coast is a unique flower arrangement from our luxury flower arrangement collection that includes premium roses along with phalaenopsis orchids highlighted by premium greenery and seashells. The Garden Elegance Basket is a breathtaking floral display in a multicolor basket that is filled with garden flowers like orchids, calla lilies, hydrangea, roses, and other varieties in shades of green, pink, and purple. It comes in multiple sizes. Garden Beauty features roses and spray roses, orchids, hydrangea, lavender and more. Flower varieties and color choices vary by season. Harvest Sunset is a bright flower arrangement with green

Celebrating the Arrival of Autumn with Our Fall Flower Collection

 Autumn officially arrives on September 22nd and that brings with it a change in seasons, temperatures, light and mood. There are holidays to look forward to like Halloween and Thanksgiving plus new colors and textures to decorate your home. We’re excited to offer our new fall flower collection as well that includes new floral designs and ways to share autumn with others as a gift or even for yourself. Check out these cool fall flower arrangements: Bowl Full of Fall offers a burst of color in an array of flower varieties. You can choose three sizes to create different looks throughout your home or to gift someone with. San Diego Fall also comes in three sizes and offers a selection of the best and brightest colors for fall. Mood For Autumn includes orange roses, cymbidium orchids, yellow mini roses and succulent cuts in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Fall Grandeur includes hydrangea, roses, orchids and more in a glass pedestal vase, offering one of our most elegant flower arrangements. Fall for San Diego offers lilies, sunflowers, roses, daisy poms, dried oak leaves and more. The flowers are hand arranged and placed in a glass vase that has been tied with raffia.

Add to Your Labor Day Celebration with Flowers

Labor Day weekend is sort of the official end to summer even though the fall season doesn’t kick off until September 22nd. Yet, it’s that last three-day weekend to enjoy a short break away from work and school. San Diego Events Over the Labor Day Weekend In San Diego, we have lots of exciting events going on to enjoy this weekend: The US San Sculpting Challenge and Dimension Art Exposition takes place September 2-5 on the beaches near downtown. Festival of Sail is September 3-5 and offers the largest tall ship festival on the west coast. It’s hosted by the Maritime Museum of San Diego, providing all types of activities for adults and kids, arts and crafts vendors, a beer garden and tons of food options. The Annual Barona Powwow takes place September 2-4 and includes a weekend of contest dancing along with cultural immersion. Saying Goodbye to Summer Flowers Unfortunately, it’s time to say goodbye to summer flowers, but the good news is that they are on sale while supplies last and fall flowers will be arriving in the next few days. Here are some highlights from our summer flower collection that you can enjoy over the Labor Day

Summer Flowers Add Color and Texture

You can change up the look of your entire house just by adding seasonal flowers like those available from our San Diego flower shops for the summer. This gives you an affordable way to add texture and color to a room like a family room, gathering room, or kitchen without redesigning the entire look of your home. And, when the summer season is over, you can then change it up with fall colors. Until then, we have a number of great examples of summer flower arrangements from our summer flower collection that is sure to fit your style, design and color choices, and budget. Check out these summer blooms: Garden Sunset comes with sunflowers, Peruvian lilies, roses and summer fillers and is displayed in a glass vase. This has a country feel. Another relaxed, yet beautiful, summer flower arrangement is the Roses and Gerbera Daisies Bouquet. It comes with assorted roses, gerbera daisies, yellow solidago and greenery. You can opt for nine, 14, or 19 stems when you place your order. Purple Pride is a sophisticated floral display with cream roses and royal purple Monte Casino asters and lisianthus arranged with greenery in a glass vase. Mood Changer is a

Offering Southern California’s Favorite Tulip Arrangements

Next to roses, tulips are one of the most beloved flowers and a true favorite in San Diego with the tulip farms found in nearby Carlsbad. We tend to sell a lot of tulips at all of our San Diego flower shops because our customers love how they look, including the bright colors. They also like that they last quite a long time and that they are easy to care for. We offer a wide selection of tulips in various colors (white, light pink, hot pink, yellow, red, orange and purple just to name a few) and styles of flower arrangements as part of our tulip collection, which is available in our San Diego flower shops as well as online through our online flower shop. Here are some of the beautiful tulips we offer: Amazing Tulips offers four groups of 15 multicolored tulips in vibrant shades. This offers a fresh bouquet of 60 blooms in a vase. It creates a truly stunning effect. Tulips Together features a trio of tulip bunches. Each bunch contains ten tulips and has been tied with bear grass. The three colors include purple, red, and yellow and are displayed together in a rectangular glass vase.

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

Plant a Flower Day and Enjoy Lilacs and the Start of Daylight Savings Time

The signs that spring is on its way are brighter mornings and longer days along with more sunshine and the start of warm weather. To kick of the spring celebration, Plant a Flower Day is Saturday, March 20th. This is a chance to give something back to nature whether it is your own yard or a San Diego community garden. Sunday, March 13th is the start of daylight savings time followed by the official start to spring on Sunday, March 20th. With so much going on around spring, it’s the perfect time to enjoy some spring flowers of your own or to give them as a gift to a friend or family member. We are excited that one of our favorite spring flowers – lilacs – have arrived in our San Diego flower shops via our flower farm partner in nearby Julian, California. Besides their beauty and the unique look that lilacs offer, we are also offering a special value price right now to celebrate their arrival. The special pricing is available only while supplies last. Some examples of what we can do with this lovely flower includes these flower arrangements: Lilac and Hydrangea offers green and white hydrangea combined

Halloween Party Décor

With Halloween on Saturday, October 31st, there are lots of parties in the works to celebrate this spooktacular holiday for both adults and kids alike. It's the perfect time to create a fun environment to enjoy costumes and Halloween goodies.  If you are in the midst of planning your decorations, consider our San Diego flower shop as a great resource for adding beautiful and fun Halloween and fall flowers around your home. Here are some great ideas from our fall collection to get you started on your Halloween party decorations: Allen’s Cornucopia features oranges roses, burgundy mini carnations, peach lilies, greenery and eucalyptus in a natural cornucopia basket. Another great cornucopia display is the Autumn Cornucopia, which has fall leaves, roses, sunflowers and chrysanthemums also in a natural cornucopia basket. Autumn Luxury is an incredible display of rich red hues across many types of flower varieties. Country Harvest is a gorgeous fall centerpiece with golden colors, oak leaves, wheat, lilies, chrysanthemums, candles and a country plaid ribbon. Majestic Fall is truly majestic fall flower arrangements highlighted by roses, hydrangea, lilies and orange pincushion protea within a rectangular vase. The Bronze Calla Lily Design is a modern look for a sophisticated

Our Design Team Can Help Your Business Bloom!

We offer a wide range of options for supplying regular flowers at your place of business to add that extra special touch to your décor and create a welcoming atmosphere. Your customers or clients will appreciate that you go that extra step to add something beautiful to your store or office. Whether you are a retailer or restaurant, a hotel or inn, or a corporate business, we can bring a touch of flowers throughout your office or store with regularly refreshed flower arrangements. These can be delivered to you on a timeframe that fits your needs and budget, including daily, weekly, or monthly. Here are some examples of the various styles of flower arrangements that are available: Vivacious is a spectacular display of hot pink roses, pastel gerbera daisies, and stargazer lilies in a designer vase. Pacific Breeze is a large flower arrangement that contains roses, lilies, orchids, hydrangea and calla lilies in a massive vase. Rancho Santa Fe Modern is a tropical display of numerous vibrant flowers hand arranged within a tall, tropical leaf-lined vase. Dior Blue is a smaller flower arrangement with crème roses, thistle, blue and white hydrangea and hypericum in a square glass vase. La Jolla