Now that summer time has arrived, it is time to think about longer days, warmer weather, and a more relaxed pace. Spend time with family and friends as you plan your get togethers, festivities, or even lazy days around the house. Think about how you will decorate with bright bold flowers for each occasion. The floral experts at Blossom Flower Shops have some gorgeous pieces prepared just for summer. Take a look at our summer collection and choose some gorgeous blooms that will brighten every room in your house and every party you host. Read More about Include Summer Flowers In your Summer Decorating »
Here at the end of summer, we see our gardens and yards filled with bees and other insects dancing among brightly colored summer flowers. Not only are these blooms gorgeous, they’re also incredibly functional and purposeful. Many insects, bees specifically, are attracted to bright reds and yellows, as well as deep blues and purples. Having bees in your yard or garden means you’re contributing to the world-wide bee population, encouraging pollination and a healthy environment. Blossom Flower Shops has plenty of bee-friendly bouquets and options for your outdoor space. Read More about Beautiful Bees And Their Flowers »
People have been singing about flowers, plants and herbs for forever, and our musical cannon is filled with the evidence. Blossom Flower Shops is well-versed in the songs that pay tribute or take inspiration from the floral world, and can you blame them? Flowers inspire us too, and when you combine one of life's greatest pleasures---music---with one of its most beautiful creations, you get something that's worthy of the history books, as well as your playlist. Read on to find our top floral song picks that will surely be a hit with you and yours this summer. Read More about The Best Floral Songs, Hands Down »
If you're not taking a major vacation this summer, try this hack: get some flowers.
Blossom Flower Shops is well aware of the power of a well-arranged floral to establish a mood and create a feeling. But you may not have realized that certain designs, depending on the blooms and greens they use, also have the ability to transport us to different places. By making use of specific flowers and playing with texture, color and shape, we can bring a worldly sensibility into our homes and add character to our space, just as if we had taken a trip somewhere and come back with some mementos that speak to the experience we had. Read More about Flowers That Are Like A Vacation In A Vase »
Now that summer has arrived, garden tea parties seem to be of the essence. The warm weather and blooming flowers are an invitation to bring good conversation, delicate hors d’oeuvres and fragrant tea outside with friends. Any tea party table should be equipped with beautiful china, delicate flatware and lavish decor. Centerpieces are an integral part of designing any successful garden party, and the flowers you choose can set the tone for the entire event. The floral artists at Blossom Flower Shops have some amazing ideas for designing unique statement pieces for your next garden tea party. Read More about Sweet Flowers For The Sweetest Summertime Parties »
If you're anything like us here at Blossom Flower Shops, you appreciate a good sneak peek. Whether it's into the next wave of movies, music, fashion, books or flowers, it's always exciting to get the early scoop on what's trending for the next season. A good look at what loveliness is coming around the bend serves as inspiration and gets our creative juices flowing. That's definitely the case when it comes to looking ahead to summer's floral designs. While many of the flowers that we love in spring are also showcased in summer, it's how they are showcased that makes the difference. Read More about A Glimpse At Summer’s Flowers »
We are in the middle of summer here in Yonkers, and there is no getting around the fact that the heat is on! That's why we love the selection of the delphinium flower for the birth flower of July - this cool and serene flower takes the edge off a hot day and adds a sense of refreshing relief. The gorgeous blue delphinium is the perfect choice for all your July birthday celebrations - including if you are welcoming a new baby boy! Blossom Flower Shops has the summer flowers you need for all your special events this season.
Fire and Ice - Unlike the cool blue birth flower, the birthstone of July is as hot as the temperature outdoors - the fiery red ruby represents July celebrants. Read More about Designing with July Delphinium »
Creating a butterfly garden for your outdoor summer space can be a fun and purposeful project. There are many varieties of flowers that will attract both caterpillars and butterflies, and providing the right space and resources is as easy as following a few simple guidelines. This summer, talk to the floral design experts at Blossom Flower Shops for help deciding which flowers will be most effective at attracting and keeping butterflies in your yard. Read More about Flowers for Butterfly Gardens »
Posted by Kevin Kegan on July 1, 2017
| Last Updated: July 5, 2017
The Fourth of July is one of those holidays that evokes many special memories - no matter where in the country you grew up, you likely remember family picnics, local parades, sparklers for the kids, and fireworks that lit up the sky. Once again this month, the entire nation will break out the red, white and blue and celebrate the birth of our nation and the freedoms we enjoy. And no matter how you will be celebrating this special day, July 4th flowers can add color and beauty. Use them as a centerpiece for your Yonkers barbecue, give them to the hostess of the party you are attending, or give a tribute bouquet to a brave veteran.
You can trust the floral designers at Blossom Flower Shops to create the patriotic displays and elegant bouquets that will add style and grace to your holiday events. Read More about July 4th Flowers and Celebrations »
Posted by Kevin Kegan on June 20, 2017
| Last Updated: June 21, 2017
4th of July
Summer is finally here, meaning that school is out, the days are long, and the heat is on! It's the season to move the parties outside - from picnics at the beach pavilion to formal dinners on the deck, gathering with family and friends is a summer tradition. No matter your style or preferred way to entertain, beautiful summer bouquets add color and ambiance to any get-together. Blossom Flower Shops have all the floral party decor, summer centerpieces, and decorative arrangements you'll need all season long. Read More about Summer Bouquets for a Beautiful Table »
Posted by Kevin Kegan on June 16, 2017
| Last Updated: June 19, 2017