While lovely, the FTD bouquet was not actually the most stunning arrangement we saw. Where FTD won us over was with its consistency in all four of our test cities — the company’s bouquets got top scores in Chicago, Seattle, and our two rural communities, which we discovered is hard to do. In Seattle, tiny purple buds accented the roses, and this delivery was the only one that included a little red ribbon around the vase. In our two rural cities, the quality of the roses was striking, although our Wisconsin-based recipient pointed out that each FTD bouquet had a lot more greenery than the pictures on the website suggested — which is good or bad depending on how you feel about greenery.
Summer has officially arrived and no doubt you are excitedly planning a well-deserved vacation. Studies show that taking time to stop and smell the roses can benefit your mind, body, and soul. Taking time to appreciate all those blooming beauties helps us feel connected and charges up those gratitude vibes–exactly what a girl needs after a crazy year of school and work commitments. Why not change it up from your usual week spent in Cabo and head to one of the following flower travel destinations? We will take you on a journey to the breathtaking tulips in Amsterdam, the jaw-dropping cherry blossoms in Japan, and every glorious garden in between. So brush up on your botanical knowledge, pack your travel bag, and don’t forget to pack some comfy shoes. Even better, go get some new ones – because any reason is reason enough to buy new shoes! Ready? Grab your passport and let’s get going! The Isles of Scilly The Isles of Scilly harbor a spectacular haven; the famous Tresco Abbey Garden. Boasting an impressive seventeen acres of gardens, this nineteenth-century garden blooms all year round, though summer is the season to catch more of their sub-tropical varieties. The […]
Ava's Flowers and ProFlowers. Both of these companies had the same problem as Flower.com — they were great in some cities and awful in others, gathering both very high and very low scores depending on location. In Chicago, both companies sent the worst, saddest bouquets our writer received — the roses were shedding leaves and petals like crazy; some blossoms were entirely broken off; and the stems hadn’t been dethorned. So why include them on our list of companies to consider? Because in Seattle, both Ava’s Flowers and ProFlowers got perfect scores.
Within North America, Miami is considered to be the main distribution point for imported fresh flowers. Many local wholesalers purchase fresh flower stock from importers in Miami to resell to local florists in their areas. Wholesale flower districts are present in many North American cities such as New York, Boston, and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Carlsbad, California. Flower auctions are run using the Dutch clock system and are mainly located in Canada: Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Modern/European Style floristry involves contemporary, linear designs that highlight unique forms of both individual floral materials and of the designs themselves. Arrangements generally feature negative space and incorporate asymmetric placement of materials. The style stands in direct contrast to traditional radial arrangements such as English Garden. Modern designs are identified by their play on the space used between each bloom, which is often dramatic, and the play on the use of color and different textures, which can be quite experimental.
For sweet-toothed gourmets, our florists have transformed these delicious sweets into flowers! This original composition is composed of Haribo Smurf and Strawberry Tagada sticks, Chupa Chups lollipops, crunchy Mentos and mini Mars, Bounty and Snickers chocolate bars. Filled with the sweets of our childhood, this composition will delight every generation!
Shop our selection of gorgeous bouquets and arrangements. From our incredible luxury collection featuring stunning long-stemmed roses and exotic orchids to cheery mixed bouquets and festive seasonal collections, there’s something here for everyone, and every occasion. Last-minute shoppers will appreciate our helpful delivery options, including overnight and same-day flower delivery. We even offer the choice of Sunday delivery. When you can’t be there in person, flowers delivered same day are a wonderful way to let loved ones know you’re thinking of them.