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The Centerpieces of Thanksgiving

While pumpkin pie with whipped cream may signal a final wrap to the Thanksgiving extravaganza, the floral centerpiece sets the stage initially for beauty, color, texture and glorious dining. You can make your own centerpieces from natural twigs, bittersweet, Indian corn and baby pumpkins, but fresh flowers from bloomstoday.com must take center stage.

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November 14, 2017 / Blooms Today
Halloween-Flowers

Halloween Now and Holidays on the Horizon

This is the time of year when holidays come along ~ bing bing bing ~ one after another, and the sharpest of holiday planners is ready for instant changeover once Halloween exits, Thanksgiving comes and goes, Christmas moves through and a New Year is ushered in. Going too fast? Well, with your proverbial ducks in a row, holiday transitions will go smoothly all fall, and you’ll look like a very close cousin to Martha Stewart.

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October 24, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Fall Flower Show in a Vase

The colors of the harvest season are some of nature’s most beautiful for their depth and richness. They are found in the falling leaves as well as in myriad gemstones and fresh flowers. Consider the brilliant, crimson reds of rubies and garnets, exciting oranges of coral, fire opal and agate, along with lovely yellows in citrine and yellow diamonds.

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September 20, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Remembering Grandparents and 9-11

September 10 and 11 this year present wonderful opportunities to send flowers, with love. National Grandparent’s Day on the 10th is a sweet occasion to honor one or all of your grandparents or older folks who have been like surrogate grand people in your life.

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September 5, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Back to School Blooms

The “Back to School” mantra conjures up images of new outfits, backpacks, lunch boxes and Facebook photos, along with school work, homework, parents’ work and a teacher’s work. It seems fitting that “Back to School” falls around Labor Day, as school begins mid or late August in some parts of the country and after Labor Day in others.

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August 29, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Thanksgiving Social Graces for Guests

If you’re the lucky one to host Thanksgiving over this uniquely American holiday, start with your own thankfulness. Consider it a delight to serve family and friends who may come from next door or across the country. With a little planning for all ages, the day can run smoothly, fill the air with love and laughter and tummies with yummy food and drink.

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November 21, 2016 / Blooms Today
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Thanksgiving Centerpieces and More

The ubiquitous autumn floral centerpiece, with or without candles and a glass hurricane, in a vase, woven seagrass cornucopia, glass lantern or basket, is imperative throughout the long Thanksgiving weekend. The really cool part of centerpieces is their versatility in placement and arrangement. The “center” part of a bloomstoday.com Thanksgiving centerpiece is not relegated to the center of anything, and can be expanded or positioned elsewhere with a little imagination.

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November 8, 2016 / Blooms Today
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Fall in Love with Fall Wedding Flowers

There are many reasons for choosing a fall wedding like personal schedule convenience and cooler temps, but the flowers of the season are magnificent for color, texture and style, and that alone can influence the decision for an autumn ceremony and reception. Everything about fall nests nicely into vintage, shabby chic, rustic and country wedding themes which never go out of style. Connections to our past are indelibly intertwined with our futures, so embrace your wedding day in style with fall flowers that make a dramatic statement of enduring love and commitment.

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November 3, 2016 / Blooms Today
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The Wreath ~ a circle of harmony

Once upon a time, fresh, green Christmas wreaths were hung upon the front door for the season. Homes in Colonial era-style may have had smaller green wreaths on the front facing windows. Fast forward, and we find wreaths year round, not only on the front door, but as decorative accents throughout the house.

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September 28, 2016 / Blooms Today
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Planting in Fall for Spring Beauty

In real estate, value is often described as location, location, location. In gardening, the mantra is planning, planning, planning, and now is the perfect time to both plan and plant bulbs for early spring blossoms. Bulbs are interesting objects for their growth sequence. They come to you all dried in a bag in a dormant state. They like a little warmth in the soil first to get a few roots established. Then they go dormant again in frozen ground. As soil warms in spring temps, voila!

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September 21, 2016 / Blooms Today
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