Flower Arrangements: Secrets From The Florist

Fresh cut flowers are the ultimate romantic gesture, and are a great way to show someone how much you care. For a florist, this is a lucrative business that can provide people with smiles and really make someone’s day. Here is some interesting information about what goes on behind the scenes of your local florist and why you should appreciate it when you choose your next floral arrangement. Arrangements Are An Art Form When you select a floral arrangement, a florist creates that beautiful piece of art by hand. Every floral arrangement is made to order at most floral shops, and they have people who know how to make the flowers look their best for every specific occasion. Even if Read More

Five Tips For Putting Together Great Gift Baskets

A gift basket is an attractive and easy way to show someone you care. Gift baskets are appropriate for most any occasion, from birthdays to holidays to life events like a death in the family or a graduation. However, how you put your basket together and what you include in the basket can make a big difference in its appreciation. Whether you’re creating your own basket or having a florist or other store put it together for you, there are certain things you want to consider to make your basket as spectacular as it can be. 1. Consider the season. A number of basket items are sensitive to heat or cold weather. Chocolates, wine and flowers can all be easily Read More

Indoor Arrangements For Easter

The date of Easter isn’t fixed, which means it can occur as early as March 21st, since it will land on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the vernal equinox. This means that in northern climates flower gardens can still be in the grips of winter when this traditionally spring holiday arrives. Fortunately, there are plenty of early spring blooms that will still work well for your holiday flower arrangements. Spring Bulbs Spring bulbs are a natural choice for the Easter table. While you can purchase cut flower arrangements of tulips and daffodils in a range of colors, the living bulbs are another pretty option. Florists make arrangements of bulbs in pots and baskets a few months in Read More