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National Parents Day: An Opportunity to Acknowledge Extraordinary Role

Take a moment to consider honoring your parents and/or others who have provided parent-like guidance, patience and love. Bloomstoday.com is a wonderful starting point for sending gratitude mixed with love and appreciation. Here you’ll find the very best in fresh flowers of many colors, textures and sizes — something-for-everyone on your special parent list!

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July 19, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Pressing Flowers to Preserve Summer Beauty

Everywhere you look, there are flowers of all heights and sizes, textures and colors. Buttercups and dandelions live in the lawn, cosmos and poppies along the highways, daisies and black-eyed Susans in neighborhood gardens, butterfly weed and coreopsis in fields and more. With every sighting, there is a small sigh of wishing it could last year round or at least much longer.

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July 12, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Summer Potted Flowers

As pansies fold in the summer heat, petunias, geraniums, lobelia, coreopsis, lantana and more happily thrive. Many flowers love the warmth and hot summer sun, so if your first round of spring pots and hanging baskets look a little weary and dry, you can update them today.

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July 5, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Flowers in Art

The beauty of flowers has drawn in artists around the world and across the ages. The challenges of recreating one flower blossom’s style, structure, texture, details and stunning colors must be to the trained artist eye what Mt. Everest is to the extreme adventurer ~ an attraction to be embraced and pursued.

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June 20, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Your Own Home Hotel Room: Preparing for Father’s Day Guests

It’s summertime and those lazy hazy days that call for ice cream, fresh lemonade and backyard BBQs also bring overnight guests. Maybe Dad is coming for Father’s Day, or perhaps a high school chum is passing through, or a family who moved away is back for a visit, or even a business colleague you know well enough to offer accommodations. Whoever it is, you can easily prepare a charming guest room that will rival your local hotels and B&Bs and embrace a wow factor for your visiting friends.

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June 13, 2017 / Blooms Today
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U.S. Flag and U.S. Armed Forces Flags in Flowers: Flag Day is June 14

Flag Day caught on first in elementary schools, and in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation establishing Flag Day as June 14. The date was finally signed into legislation by President Harry S. Truman in 1949. Bloomstoday.com offers several patriotic bouquets to honor patriotism, service, love of country and branches of the Armed Forces. The FTD® floral arrangements include:

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June 7, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Flowers, Food and Fresh Air: Outdoor Entertaining Extraordinaire

Blurring the lines between indoors and outside is easy for summer entertaining and relaxing. With the wide range of all-weather materials for furniture and accessories, outdoor space is taking on the look and feel of the interior with the bonus of fresh air, breezes, sunshine and lightning bugs. And every single entertaining event is enhanced with colorful, fresh flowers from bloomstoday.com.

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May 31, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Mother’s Day Memories ~ flower care, rose petals and keepsake vases

If you missed sending flowers for Mother’s Day, it’s never too late … it’s just one specially designated day in a lifetime of “mother’s days” because, in reality, once a mother, she is a mother every day of the year. So, click over to bloomstoday.com’s floral arrangements and choose one, chat with one of the professionally-trained consultants and send flowers and love ~ right now.

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May 16, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Mother’s Day ~ Flowers and More

The first real Mother’s Day occurred in West Virginia in 1908, the same year Henry Ford released his first Model T. In 1914, Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother’s Day, held on the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. The official flower is the red carnation and the unofficial flower of Mother’s Day is the white carnation. Carnations are stunning for their swirling petals and long lasting blossoms, but all fresh flowers speak beauty, love and thoughtfulness.

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May 9, 2017 / Blooms Today
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Mother’s Day …. sweet collection for sweet souls!

The Mother’s Day Collection at Bloomstoday.com has been creatively designed so there’s something for everyone here that’s personal, distinctive and original for the mom and motherly souls in your life. The biological mom is the best, yet there are many “moms” who provide, love, guidance, joy, encouragement and a listening ear when it’s needed most.

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May 3, 2017 / Blooms Today
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