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

Daisy Tell Me … Does He Love Me? Does She Love Me?

He loves me, he loves me not, she loves me, she love me not — what better way to be assured of someone’s true love than pulling petals off a daisy? Probably not the most accurate way to measure love, but no doubt daisies have passed through many a hand the world over seeing where the last petal lands for “loves me” or “loves me not.”

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April 5, 2017 / Blooms Today

Tickled Pink ~ National Pink Day

It’s a color. It’s a word in a movie. A movie character ~ Mr. Pink in “Reservoir Dogs.” A rock star (who took her name from the aforementioned movie character). A British band ~ Pink Floyd. A message supporting breast cancer research. Pink is in the little girl’s nursery and in the big girl’s cowboy boots or a senior’s scarf. Pink cuts across boundaries, cultures and countries for a sweet, feminine color in everything from clothing and cars to appliances, linens, furniture, jewelry and paint.

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June 23, 2016 / Blooms Today

Roses are red ~ Violets are blue ~ Sugar is sweet ~ And so are you!

While many variations of this poetic verse have been crafted, this may well be the most popular and likely comes from lines of “The Faerie Queene” written in 1590 by Sir Edmund Spenser. Of course, roses ~ the birth flower for the month of June ~ come in many colors, but red is the most popular and signifies devotion, love, affection and emotion in stunning strength and abundant beauty. It is cherished for its fragrance, gorgeous petals and majestic shape.

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June 8, 2016 / Blooms Today

Bridal Showers: Celebrating with Abundant Flowers

With June, August and May – in that order – being the most popular wedding months, then April and May are some of the most prominent times for bridal showers. Each bridal shower event is different, with many themed ones and others embracing the colors and preferences of the bride, even matching her floral choices.

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April 7, 2016 / Blooms Today

I Love You … in 12 words or less!

There are creative ways to say I Love You and express friendship, devotion and everlasting love in a dozen words or less. Actions may speak louder than words — after all, that is why you have ordered romantic flowers in the first place! But you can extend your sentiment with a few well-chosen words. Here are three dozen ways to use 12 words or less.

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February 9, 2016 / Blooms Today

Top Three Romantic Flowers

Many guys want to send flowers to their girlfriend, fiancé, wife, or romantic interest, but it is not always easy to decide which type of flower to send. There are so many different types out there, could it be possible to send the wrong kind of flower?

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August 6, 2014 / Blooms Today
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