MOTHER’S DAY IS SUNDAY, MAY 9TH!!!
Here’s a couple of inspirational photos.
Wonderfully fragrant lily of the valley with pink peonies and sweet peas. Delightful!
Time to start thinking about ordering your Mother’s Day flowers!
We’ve heard all the news reports about travelers unable to return home because of the flight cancellations in Europe, but what about the flowers?!?! Those of us who buy flowers flown from Holland are currently unable to receive them! Yes, this may not be the most significant impact from the falling ash, but it’s an example of how interconnected we are with countries all over the world.
“Volcano Illustrates World’s Interconnectedness” by The Associated Press
CHICAGO April 16, 2010, 07:05 pm ET A volcano erupts in Iceland, and the effects ripple around the globe: A mom in Romania frets about making her son’s wedding in Texas. A florist in New York worries shipments won’t arrive. ….The fallout from the ash cloud looming over Europe illustrates just how interconnected our world has become. “
Here’s the Bloomberg report:
Flowers, Fruit Start to Run Short as Volcano Disruption Spreads:
Volcanic ash also impacts Kenya flower growers who ship to Holland auction:
Meanwhile, I await the latest report from my wholesalers, hoping that I’ll soon be able to be well stocked again with all my lovely Dutch flowers!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
With love from FlowersFlowers
Do you know the history of Valentine’s Day?
It’s a good thing we don’t celebrate this holiday in the same way it originated! It’s SO much better to send flowers to those we love.
Here’s the history facts from history.com: The History Channel: Valentine’s Day history
And, once you know your history, be sure to order flowers from FlowersFlowers! We have beautiful specials featured, along with the best roses available.
There are two exciting new items at FlowersFlowers this month….a new line of glass vases and paperwhite and amaryllis bulbs.
FlowersFlowers has a brand new line of vases, for your home….lots of bud vases perfect for that special bloom, and great to line up several of the vases, all in one color with various shapes, or mix them up…..and also perfect for a gift! And, medium/larger vases, perfect for an arrangement to go just about anywhere, from kitchen to dining room to office. They’ve got a lot of style with very low prices! Come check them out.
With it being time to pull out the more fragile plants from outdoor containers, these branches can make perfect replacements to transition to winter.
To everyone big and small, have a fun and happy Halloween this weekend!
With the days getting shorter and the nights getting cooler, Mother Nature has made a significant transition from summer flowers to fall flowers. The store is filled with shades of oranges and reds and purples.
The hydrangea colors are in transition from the pure pinks and lavenders to the multi-colored antique varieties. Whether you like greens/reds or blues/purples, there’s sure to be a hydrangea variety to love.