Monthly Archives: April 2012

1800Flowers Celebrates Take Your Child to Work Day 2012!

Turning Young Seedlings into Blossoming Entrepreneurs Thursday, April 26, 2012 was Take Your Child to Work Day and a dozen beaming young sprouts arrived bright and early to the 1800FLOWERS.COM corporate headquarters, anxious to participate in the company’s annual celebration! … Continue reading

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Good Movies to Watch with Mom for Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day we celebrate the most important women in our lives: our mothers. Giving mom gifts for Mother’s Day is great, but spending quality time with mom is priceless. To help you plan your date, we’ve listed several good movies … Continue reading

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Flowers in Art: Sargent’s “Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose”

Two little girls stand in a garden at dusk, intently lighting the candles in Chinese lanterns; lilies tower over them. Everything glows in this painting: the white dresses on the girls, the girls’ faces, the lanterns—and the lilies. This is … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Card Message Ideas from the Kids to the Family Pet!

With mom it’s the thought that counts which is why Mother’s Day cards are just as important, if not more important, than the gift.  Although cards for Mother’s Day often have their own message inside, it’s always a good idea … Continue reading

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Poems About Mothers: Write Your Own Poem!

Sentimental gifts are often more valuable than expensive, store-bought items. If you really want to show your mother how much you love her and appreciate all the wonderful things that she does for you, touch her heart with a sweet … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed Ideas

Breakfast in bed is a fun, thoughtful way to make mom feel special, whether it’s on Mother’s Day, her birthday or Valentine’s Day. Getting the kids involved makes it an  special family day and will make mom feel even more … Continue reading

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Rose Care: How to Save Roses with “Bent Necks”

Flower Care Tips from Expert Florist Jerry Rosalia. If you receive roses in a vase, and a rose starts to droop (which called a “bent neck”), here are ways to correct its posture in 4 easy steps: Remove that rose … Continue reading

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Love Songs for Romantic Card Messages

Roses are red, violets are blue…and let’s face it, most of us aren’t natural born poets. Sometimes it’s best to let the music do the talking, and that goes for when you’re trying to send the perfect anniversary, engagement, wedding … Continue reading

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Floriade 2012, Netherlands’ Garden Party

Floriade 2012 Runs from April 5 to October 7.   Once every 10 years, the Netherlands throws itself a garden party. And it is quite a party, as you might suppose for a country that earns about 60 billion dollars a … Continue reading

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Petal Talk Chats with Woburn, Massachusetts Florist Lisa Sandoe

Local florist Lisa Sandoe has 1800Flowers flower shops in Woburn and Melrose, Massachusetts and has been in the floral business for over 25 years.   Lisa did a question and answer session to talk about her flowers experience, local city, favorite flower seasons … Continue reading

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Simple Ways To Say I Love You

Show Your Love And Appreciation To Your Special Someone As summer comes to a close and we look towards the holiday rush, it is easy to get engulfed in the everyday “routine.” There are many simple ways to say I … Continue reading

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Fresh Floral Wedding Table Centerpieces

There’s a reason for the saying “Fresh as a Daisy.” Check out these great fresh floral wedding table centerpieces featureing the gerbera daisy with its wide selection of bold colors and its long green architectural stem adds a modern funky vibe … Continue reading

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How to Choose Wedding Flowers for Your Special Day

Choosing wedding flowers is a big decision! In addition to selecting the color and types of flowers, you have to decide how many flowers you want to use, whether you want to include flowers in your centerpieces and whether to … Continue reading

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