Boss's Day Flower Arrangement

 

Boss's Day

Boss’s Day is a relatively recent development. It originated in 1958 with Patricia Bays Haroski, a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company, where she worked for her father. She thought a day should be reserved for employees to thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year. In Ms. Haroski’s case, her boss was also her father, so when she....

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Close up Fall Flowers

 

The Best Flowers for Fall Weddings in NC

October is the most popular wedding month for Florists. It’s true that some couples opt for other colors for their Fall weddings; however the majority of the weddings we are asked to design are in the Fall color scheme—all on the Warm side of the color wheel, or with a touch of....

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orange and yellow fall flowers basket

 

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the celebration of the Jewish new year and marks the beginning of the High Holy Days. The 2019 observation of Rosh Hashanah begins on Sunday, September 29th at sundown and commences with Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of atonement on October 9th. Rosh Hashanah is held 163 days after....

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Back to School

 

Back to School

Open Houses and Meet the Teacher are just about done. Families are squeezing in the last of the back-to-school clothes shopping. What's left? Teachers! While parents have been working just as hard getting their classrooms ready for their students. For parents of older students,....

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SUMMER WEDDINGS

Nothing says "Summer" better than bright, vibrant tropical colors. Whether you are having your wedding on a North Carolina Beach, a far-away Island or in a local church or venue, this bouquet style is versatile for all types of weddings. The orange, yellow, red, fuchsia and purple hues work with most all color schemes of wedding .....

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Floral Tribute

 

Independence Day

Fireworks. Beach Day. Shag Contests. Flag-Raising Ceremonies. Bonfires. These are some of the traditions we have enjoyed in North Carolina for over 40 years at the 4th of July Festival in Southport. Some of these same celebrations....

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A Tribute to Dad

This Sunday June 16th, our Nation celebrates Father’s Day. This day, first celebrated in 1908, has had its share of controversy since it began. “A West Virginia church sponsored the nation’s first event explicitly...

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The History of Memorial Day

Originally, Memorial Day was known as Decoration Day, meant to honor the Union and Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. By the 1900s it had become a day to celebrate all American soldiers who died while serving in the military. It wasn't until 1967...

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Sending Mother's Day Flowers Out of State

Mother's Day as we know it in the United States, is a holiday observed on the second Sunday in May that celebrates women in the role of mother, their accomplishments, and their trials and tribulations. It's a day to thank them for all they do. Over the last few decades...

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Spring is the Best Time to Repot Houseplants

Does it ever seem like you have only just watered your houseplants, and they are already dry a day or 2 after and need to be watered again? Does the water immediately run right through and pour out the bottom of the pot? Are the roots growing out....

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