We call them get well flowers, but Blossom Flower Shops thinks it would be more apt to consider them "health promoters." In study after study, floral arrangements and potted plants have been shown to have serious benefits on people who are under the weather or in the hospital. The impacts range from helping to lower blood pressure and decrease the reliance on pain medication to oxygenating an enclosed space and boosting morale. People who receive flowers when they're ailing are more likely to be in contact with friends and family, and we all know that maintaining healthy relationships certainly impacts our well being. Read More about Pastoral Flowers That Promote Healing
The weather outside may be frightful, but is there anyone on the planet who doesn't appreciate a first snowfall? Bare branches lined in white, banks and drifts undulating across yards and streets. It's always a gorgeous sight, inspiring serenity and even awe. We here at Blossom Flower Shops think the impact has a lot to do with color; there's nothing like winter's sparkling, glittering, tranquil whites. Read More about Winter’s Snow-Inspired Flowers
Here at Blossom Flower Shops, we're really feeling one of International Floral Distributors floral design picks for 2018. Don't get us wrong, IFD's other predictions are exciting, too, but there's just something about Positively Posh that makes us look ahead to the new year.
So what's the look? Think layers of delicate petals issuing one after the other, like a ruffle. Imagine a wash of pale hues like pinks and grays, and the unexpected contrast of violet. Dreamy, lavish and romantic, that's Positively Posh. Read More about Floral Trends For The New Year
We here at Blossom Flower Shops are excited to bring you some standout arrangements from this year's Holiday Gift Guide, which features a veritable Santa's workshop of unique arrangements, plants and gifts to cover everyone on your gift list this year. The winter holidays offer us the chance to build texture, color and other natural accents into our designs, given the season's emphasis on lavish displays and decor. We have fun with our flowers, and know you'll find something special in our guide's pages as you're making your list and checking it twice. Read More about Standouts From Our Holiday Gift Guide
Do you love Secret Santa as much as we here at Blossom Flower Shops do? We're hoping so, because this holiday gift swap - part of a family of such games, along with Yankee Swap, White Elephant, even Conspiracy Santa - is a whole bunch of fun. And if you aren't familiar with how it works, allow us to give you a primer. Basically, your group comes together to draw names. Whoever you draw is the person you'll be buying a (usually price-capped) gift for. The fun part? You won't tell them you're the giver. Well, not if you can help it (and you should!) Read More about Secret Santa Gifts They’ll Swoon Over
'Tis the season for the giving of gifts to others, something we here at Blossom Flower Shops know a thing or two about. But while we spend all year helping our customers find that perfect arrangement for their loved ones or special events - and assuring that arrangement is top-notch in quality and delivery - we also feel it's important to give back to our community. It's fun to be such a crucial part of the gift-giving process; it's just as fun to be the givers ourselves. Read More about Growing Together and Giving Back
Call this "In Praise of the Poinsettia: Office Edition."
We know what you're thinking - what more do I need to know about bringing a poinsettia to the office? We here at Blossom Flower Shops are here to show you how to embellish on this tried-and-true holiday plant. First things first: poinsettias are tropicals, so yes, they enjoy sunlight. Take stock of your workplace and assess where you might put a fresh batch of red beauties so that they'll last through the season. Read More about Perfect Poinsettia Looks for Your Office
If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, you're going to need some flowers.
Maybe you expected us to say "turkey, sides and a flat screen with football queued up," but allow us at Blossom Flower Shops to direct your attention elsewhere. Specifically, toward a drop-dead gorgeous centerpiece, which should sit proudly at the heart of your dining table for all to see and enjoy. That's a tall order, we know. Read More about Thanksgiving Centerpieces with Panache
So you're going somewhere else for Thanksgiving. You're in good company. Nearly 50 million people traveled 50 miles or more to break bread at someone else's table last Thanksgiving in the U.S. And while you may be transporting an item for the table if you're driving - or just yourself if you're flying - one thing's for sure: a host or hostess gift is in order.
At Blossom Flower Shops, we're not going to talk you down from the instinct to bring or send flowers. Certainly, a beautiful display of blooms makes a fresh and vital point about your gratitude. On the other hand, in these cold months, something a little more green (and a little more accommodating to all tastes and preferences) might be just the thing. Read More about Green Gifts for the Host
On November 11, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson made the first official statement about Veterans Day, which was then known as "Armistice Day" because it commemorated the resolution of WWI a year earlier. In it he described the U.S. as being "filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service" and called the victory an opportunity for America "to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of nations."
Since then, Veterans Day has been a time to shower our vets with honor and gratitude, a thing we at Blossom Flower Shops know a little about. And yes, we do have the perfect piece for Veterans Day. Read More about The Perfect Piece for Veterans Day