A Valentine Gift Guide

What to send for Valentine’s? Here are some ideas! Roses are beautiful, and they don’t have to be red. There are so many beautiful varieties now, like this Circus rose: We buy all our roses from certified Ecuadorian farms. When the volcanoes aren’t acting up, Ecuador has the perfect environment for growing roses. The altitude […]

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Special Flowers for Your Valentine

How nice it is to take some time to think about the one you love. We tend to take for granted the people who mean the most to us. Now Cupid is back poking us with his cute little arrow, reminding us to show some appreciation! Flowers are one of the top choices for gift […]

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Countdown to Valentines Day

Just a few days to go! We have lots of roses in stock and still more to come. Cards and balloons and chocolates galore, along with orchids, tulips and gerbera. Everything it takes to make quite a few women feel very special! Let’s not forget the men. This post is still a timely look at […]

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Hand-Made Cards by Local Artist

A fabulous Valentine gift is not just one item – like roses – but a package. Something that shows that time and thought and planning have come together for a personal and heartfelt gift. This Valentine’s Day, we have brought in hand-made greeting cards created by local artist Jane Mullis, of Missing Piece Mosaics. These […]

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Flowers and Chocolates and Bears (oh my!)

We’re busy preparing for Valentine’s Day. It is the busiest day of the year for florists, so preparation is essential. The shopping and planning is almost done, and the teddies and chocolates are now in the building! Here’s a look at our chocolate selection: Prices for the chocolates shown here: the mini box with 3 […]

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Fun with Succulents

Our talented design team has been making some creative plant arrangments with succulents. Like this: The care of these plants is super easy – just water them every two weeks! In the winter, they like to get a little sunshine, but in the summer, too much light can burn the foliage or bleach the colour. […]

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Some things to think about before Valentine’s Day

Ray’s Florist in the UK  posted a well-written article called “The Ultimate Guide to Choosing and Sending Valentine’s Flowers.” The concept of thinking first is a great one! We find that there are many people who order for Valentine’s Day well in advance, but on the day itself, there are always calls from last-minute shoppers. […]

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Valentine Stories

Valentine’s Day is overwhelmingly about roses. But often the roses tell a story. A new husband asks for Circus roses – that’s what she carried for their wedding. The older husband asks for pink – he has learned that that’s what she likes – but only six. They’ve been married “too long for a dozen!” […]

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Romantic Words

Do you have something special to say to your Valentine? Are you looking for the perfect words to express your deepest feelings? We have collected some quotes that may be helpful. Check out “Sample Card Messages” on our website! You’ll find some classics and some more modern expressions of love. And don’t worry about embarrassing […]

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Flowers are for men, too

We notice that Valentine’s Day is changing. It used to be incumbent on the men to give the ladies roses, chocolates, a nice card and maybe a teddy bear. Some of our customers would come in the store agonizing about whether their gifts would meet the bar set by the demanding girlfriend or wife.  Thankfully, […]

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