Where Trees Live On … Expressing Sympathy

When someone passes away, emotions range from disbelief and despair to sadness and sorrow. Even in bittersweet circumstances, there’s an emotional toll that leaves a hole in someone’s heart. Beautiful, fresh flowers bring an all natural elegance to the funeral setting, family, close friends and home environment. And trees live on … practically memorializing someone special for years, maybe even a century or more.

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March 22, 2017 / Blooms Today

Honoring the Irish with Flowers, Food & Frocks of Green

St. Patrick’s Day may be a nod to the Irish, but it is a uniquely American tradition because it was first celebrated, not on the Emerald Isle, but here, apparently either in Boston or New York. It is one of the most popular cultural holidays, so tip your hat to Ireland, tip the bartender who delivers green beer or thank the delivery person who conveys a charming fresh bouquet of flowers, replete with copious greenery, via

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March 16, 2017 / Blooms Today

Plant a Flower Day and L-o-n-g-e-r Daylight

There’s a good reason some 35 million people in the U.S. are gardeners. It’s exciting to see something grow from a tiny seed to blooming flowers or a mature plant which yields berries or other fruit or vegetables. Tomatoes are the favorite for most popular vegetable, though it can be argued it’s a fruit. That may be splitting hairs, and it is the state “vegetable” of New Jersey and state “fruit” (and vegetable) of Arkansas. Peas, beans, carrots, zucchini and leafy greens are also found in abundance in home gardens. Popular fruit includes apples, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries.

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March 9, 2017 / Blooms Today
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