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Easter

3 Ways People Use Flowers for Easter

The temperatures are shifting, and optimism is in the air as spring makes its debut. What better way to mark this special time of beauty and joy than with a graceful and bright arrangement of Easter flowers? There are so many wonderful reasons to celebrate this beautiful occasion.

Creating An Easter Themed Dinner Table Elevate your dinner table setup to the next level. You may specially assemble your table for Thanksgiving or Christmas time. Floral Trends can help you brighten up your table for the spring with a lovely Easter arrangement. Your stylish décor and beautiful combination with a fresh set of flowers will be a sight to behold.

Livening Up The Room With A Spring Feel Springtime is known for grass being greener, trees beginning to bud, flowers blooming, and the reappearance of various animals that remained hidden during the cooler months. Fill the rooms of your home with a refreshing feeling of elegance and nature’s gift of beauty. There are a variety of flowers that would be perfect to mark this new season.

Gifting Basket As children, it was common for people to receive an Easter basket full of goodies, brightly colored plastic eggs, and toys. As adults, you can share the joy and excitement of Easter as well. Celebrate this Easter by gifting your parents, grandparents, friends, businesses, or neighbors with a beautiful basket of bright flowers to light up their day.

Christians Celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ A variety of denominations rooted in the Christian faith celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ during the time of Easter. It is popular for families or members of Christian churches to purchase peace lilies. Some purchase white flowers or incorporate peace lilies to be placed in their home as a reminder or members will donate them to their church to help provide additional décor.

Gift A Gardener Know a fellow green thumb? Whether you are family or friends with a farmer or home gardener, you can give them nature's gift of lovely flowers. This gift will not only acknowledge their passion and enjoyment for tending the Earth, but will also brighten their day through a special surprise.

However you choose to celebrate this Easter, Floral Trends can help you find the perfect flower arrangement. Explore our selection on our Easter flowers page or contact us at (979) 733-8989 with any questions you may have. One of our associates would be happy to help you.

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Passover

This Passover, add a special touch to your home with a beautiful floral arrangement. Complete your Seder table with a bouquet of springtime flowers that radiate happiness and love. Send flowers to your Passover dinner host and express your gratitude through a festive arrangement of lilies, roses, carnations, hydrangeas, and more. Order today and we can deliver your florals wherever that may be. Whether that is right up the road or miles away. We are here to add that special touch to your celebration.
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Admin Professionals Day

This year, for National Administrative Professionals’ Day give the gift of a beautiful flower arrangement. With beautiful spring blooms of pinks, reds, and yellows, one of our bouquets is sure to brighten any desk. Send a friendly array of gerberas, daisies, lilies, and more, all in a fun vase. Do you want to send them something a little extra? Add one of our gift baskets of fun goodies to your order. We can deliver them to your office, or schools for our education professionals or come pick it up yourself. No matter the destination, Floral Trends can help.
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Mother's Day

How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

As your mother is basking in the glory of her new beautiful florals, she will want to preserve that beauty for as long as possible. We have included a few fresh flower care tips to help. Feel free to send her this easy-to-follow guide once her flowers have been delivered.

First things first
If your flowers came in plastic wrapping, you would want to remove the plastic as soon as possible. This will allow the flowers to breathe. Secondly, you will want to give fresh water to your flowers to provide hydration. Place bouquets in a vase of appropriate size or fill your current vase with fresh water. If you need to, you can trim the stem’s ends to fit a vase you have. We recommend cutting flower stems at an angle with a sharp knife.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures: windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. Too much heat or sun exposure can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Cooler and more controlled conditions will be best to help preserve the beauty of your flowers.

Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or in the vicinity of cigarette smoke. These can produce ethylene gas which can reduce the life of your flowers and cause them to die more quickly.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Keep your flowers looking fresh and displayed beautifully by tending to your flowers periodically.

  • For vase arrangements, keep your vase filled with water. This allows the plants to drink the water they need and provides them hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we suggest still adding daily fresh water to your flowers.
  • Anytime the water begins to become cloudy, change the water out with fresh water. It would be good to clean the inside of your vase during this change before placing your flowers back into the vase. Using soapy water can help remove bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly. Then make sure you rinse your vase thoroughly.
  • As wilting leaves or stems occur, remove the strongly wilted contents to allow the fresher parts to be the center of attention.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. This will help your flowers better absorb water. We recommend avoiding using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and hinder the flower from being able to absorb the water.
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Father's Day

Flowers for dad? Yes! We love creating unique floral designs just for Dad on Father's Day. Why not send a little reminder of days at the lake? Send flowers to celebrate dad's green thumb and days best spent in the garden. If flowers aren't Dad's thing, why not a gift basket full of favorite snacks? You can always find something perfect for dad at Floral Trends.
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Grandparents Day

Show Grandma and Grandpa you care by sending the traditional gift of flowers this Grandparent's Day. From across the street to across the country, let us help you make their day as memorable and sweet as they are. Say "You are in our hearts & thoughts" with traditional flower favorites: lilies, roses, snapdragons & irises. Let us create something your grandparents will love and appreciate.
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Rosh Hashanah

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With A Flower Arrangement

Keep the Jewish New Year sweet by ordering a fall flower arrangement for your Rosh Hashanah table. Filled with colorful florals, your friends and family will admire your beautiful display.

During these High Holy Days, say shanah tovah u’metuka, "Happy New Year," to those who mean the most to you. Get your flowers for Rosh Hashanah today and surprise your host with a decorative floral bouquet perfect for a New Year's gift.

Rosh Hashanah FAQ

What flowers should I order for Rosh Hashanah?

There are no specific flowers that you need to order to celebrate the Jewish new year, but a traditional flower arrangement with sprigs of blue and white roses would be a perfect Rosh Hashanah gift. A fall flower arrangement with red and gold colored flowers makes an excellent choice to honor the tradition of apples and honey. Whether your arrangement is for your table or as thank you to a host, Floral Trends can help you.

When should I order my Rosh Hashanah flower arrangement?

If you honor the laws of Yom Tov, you can place your order early and we can arrange delivery on a later day.

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Thanksgiving (CAN)

Decorate your Thanksgiving Feast With Charming Fall Flowers

Come together and break bread around a beautiful arrangement bursting with fall colors that everyone will enjoy. Autumn colors are coming alive and are creating hues of reds, oranges, browns, and gold.

hues of reds, oranges, browns, and gold. Fill your house with cornucopias, baskets of fall flowers, and arrangements of contemporary florals. The fall harvest of sunflowers, mum, and orange lilies bring the fall vibes in.

Decorate Your Thanksgiving Table

Welcome guests to your Thanksgiving table with a charming flower arrangement. What better way to celebrate the holiday than to add that touch of fall you are looking for? A simple addition of flowers on your Thanksgiving table, your family dinner will transform into a glorious Thanksgiving feast.

A Gift For Your Host

Headed over to a friend’s house for a Friendsgiving or to watch the big game? Say “thanks for hosting me” by bringing your doubleheader host a beautiful flower arrangement with your side dish. Select a bouquet your host will love that is bursting with fall colors.

Choose from an array of arrangements with beautiful autumn tones of rustic reds, bright oranges, and warm neutrals, with cornucopias, baskets, and vibrant vases. Your host will appreciate your thoughtful gift and will be excited to place it alongside their holiday decor.

For Those, You Are Thankful For

From far away or right down the street, Thanksgiving is a time for us to gather and give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Flowers bring people together; whether you’re together or apart, the thoughtfulness behind a beautiful arrangement will make a lasting impression long after the petals have gone.

Order Ahead of Time

It is best to order your Thanksgiving flowers as soon as possible. This can help you secure your desired flowers and ensure their delivery date. Select the flowers you wish, place the order early, and select a later delivery date! This is a smart shopping tactic to beat the other customers to the supply of flowers and avoid order complications caused by low supply during high order volume periods.

The later your order is placed, the riskier your chances are of receiving the exact flowers you want. As the time draws close to Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving week, specific flower supplies begin to run low or go out of stock. Once flowers start going out of stock from filling a mass of orders, the shop will rely heavily on the flower shipments to restock. If an order is placed too late, this can often result in flower substitutions to an order.

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National Boss Day

Bosses Day is just around the corner. Show your boss just what they mean to you with a beautiful flower arrangement from Floral Trends. It's always good to get recognition of a job well done, and National Bosses Day is the perfect time to do it. Let Floral Trends help you send flowers to your boss this is Bosses Day.
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Sweetest Day

Who Can I Give Flowers On Sweetest Day?

Unlike Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day is not a lover-exclusive holiday, nor is it as heavy weighing. Valentine’s Day has been known to include elaborate gifting, special date ideas, and trying to woo your romantic partner. However, Sweetest Day is much more laid back and focused on spreading cheer to anyone around you through a small gift like flowers accompanied by a little baggy of sweet treats. You have the ability to give a non-romantic gesture to anyone you please or offer an extra expression of affection to someone close to you.

Co-workers
We work alongside peers regularly and often forget to show care and appreciation for them. Whether you have a work bestie or feel a co-worker could use a good deed or piece of encouragement, a gift of flowers can be a wonderful small way to brighten their day. If you want to share words of encouragement or affirmation with them, you can provide a personalized card message in the online ordering process that will be delivered with their flowers.

Neighbors
If you’ve never had formal introductions, now is a perfect opportunity to break the ice and warm their heart. Sometimes we don’t know the ones who live right across or beside us. Don’t remain a stranger. Break the ice and offer the kind gesture of flowers with a heartwarming card message. Not sure how to start that conversation? No problem. Smile, kindly introduce yourself, explain that it’s Sweetest Day, what it is, and then offer them their gift. This could be a good way to encourage them or potentially be the beautiful beginning to a good friendship. It never hurts to spread the cheer.

Stranger
There are several people we pass every day without ever knowing personally. You pass faces at the grocery store, while out shopping, or while at an event. You see some people just in the passing, such as your mailman, the store clerk, a greeter, etc. Every person has a different path in life, job, personality, and things they may be going through. This is all the more reason why Sweetest Day could be the exact occasion needed to sprinkle some happiness into people’s everyday lives and routines. Who is someone you could share some kindness with a lovely bouquet of flowers? Imagine the sweet surprise upon their face. You will have blessed a stranger and brightened their day. This is what Sweetest Day is all about.

Friends / Family / Lovers
Surprise your besties, lovers, or family with a gorgeous bouquet and shower them with words of affirmation through a special card message. Let them know how much you appreciate them and the things about them that are so special to you. If you’re really close, you could select a bouquet that incorporates their favorite colors or favorite flowers. To make a truly perfect pair, you could easily add some of their favorite candies or treats along with their beautiful bouquet. If they have yet to hear of Sweetest Day before, here is your opportunity to introduce them to the sweet holiday.

Delivery


Interested in delivery for those you know? Maybe you would like to have flowers delivered to your home first before handing them out to someone new. @Shop_name offers easy and convenient delivery. Simply place your order online, type the desired address, delivery instructions, date, and we can take care of the rest. If you have any questions about your order or delivery, please feel free to contact us at (979) 733-8989.
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Halloween

Halloween Flowers To Die For

Enchant your guests and bring magic to your home with frightfully charming flowers. Floral Trends offers a variety of flower options to explore and elevate your decor this spooky season. Not sure how to incorporate them into your Halloween setup this year? No problem. We have a few suggestions.

Halloween Party
Your spook-tacular flower selection will be an excellent eye-catching addition to your Halloween-themed decor. Bewitch your guests as they fill their plates at your snack tables. Illuminate the room with the vibrant colors of autumn and the thrills of October by placing your flowers on your kitchen counter, dining table, or end table.

Special Treat
Fill the room with magic and build the excitement. An excellent way to treat your friends or family this Halloween season is to gift them with a spell-binding collection of flowers. This will not only surprise them but offer them the opportunity to decorate their home as well.

What are great colors for Halloween Flowers?
The colors we use in our Halloween flower arrangements are specially designed to reflect the joys and fun of Halloween. Most arrangements will provide a vibrant assortment of the following colors.

  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Purple
  • Green
  • Black
  • White

What does each color stand for?
In stories and the creative world, colors typically possess meaning and evoke a certain set of feelings or thoughts. The colors we love to mix and match with are ones that will have you feeling those October vibes.

  • Orange - October, pumpkins, fall, leaves, gourdes, bonfires, sunset, candlelight, candy corn
  • Yellow - candy corn, candles, glowing light, life, fall, autumn, stars, magic, fairies, brooms
  • Red - vampires, blood, sinister, evil, death, mortality, underworld, passion, anger, fall, autumn
  • Purple - Wizards, witches, cloaks, dragons, the night sky, power, wealth, mischievous
  • Green - Witches, monsters, potions, zombies, Frankenstein, goblins, glow sticks, aliens, nature
  • Black - Darkness, death, shadows, evil, creepy, monsters, black cats, cloaks, witches, the reaper, spiders
  • White - ghosts, spirits, eerie, fog or mist, magic, moon, stars, bones, light, white pumpkins

Make This Halloween Spooktacular!


Explore Floral Trends’s variety of options for your Halloween flower needs and select the one you love most. If you have any questions, please contact us at (979) 733-8989 and one of our employees would be happy to help you.
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Thanksgiving (USA)

Want to add that extra touch to your Thanksgiving decor? Add a luscious bouquet featuring colors of red, yellow, orange, and cozy neutrals. Arrangements come in cornucopias, baskets, and vases, adding a sophisticated feel to your harvest table.
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Hanukkah

You have the Menorah, the candles, and the latkes but something is missing. Add that special touch to your Hanukkah decor with a beautiful arrangement of pure white and dazzling blues florals. Say “toda” to your Hanukkah hostess with a gift of classic lilies with pops of delphiniums. A delightful surprise will be sure to make a lasting impression. Order early to stay ahead of the busyness of the season! We offer both delivery and in-store pick up. Our Holiday hours may very so please call us for our times. Floral Trends is here to assist you with any questions you have!
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Christmas

Make Christmas cheery with lovely Christmas flowers!

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is through a jolly holiday arrangement! Celebrate the season with beautiful red poinsettias and captivating Christmas greens. Spruce up your holiday decor with a beautiful Christmas floral arrangement!

Popular Holiday Flowers

  • Poinsettias
  • Amaryllis
  • White Roses
  • Red Roses
  • White Lilies

    Why order a Christmas flower arrangement?

  • Say Merry Christmas with candy cane inspired florals. This holiday season, have Christmas flowers delivered to someone you love.
  • Add to your holiday decor! Get in the holiday spirit and add a festive Christmas wreath or centerpiece to your Christmas decorations.
  • Flowers make the perfect hostess gift! If you are going to a holiday party, take the host a cheerful arrangement that matches their seasonal decor.

    How do I take care of the flowers I ordered?

    Once you have received your flowers, you would like to preserve their beauty as long as possible. Below we have provided fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

    Where you place your flowers can make a difference.

    Extreme temperatures can be harmful to the delicacy of your flowers. Do your best to avoid placing them in areas they will be too hot. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. This can cause your flowers to wilt or dry out more quickly. Most flowers thrive best in cooler and more controlled conditions.

    Ethylene gas can damage the lifespan of your flowers. So it is important to avoid placing your flowers near any fruit or in the line of cigarette smoke.

    How to maintain a beautiful presentation.

    For vase and basket arrangements, provide your flowers with fresh water. Your flowers will drink the water they need to provide themselves with proper hydration. When the water in your vase becomes cloudy, clean out your vase thoroughly with soap and water and then refill it with fresh water. Using soapy water to clean your vase will remove any bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly.

    For any wilting leaves or stems, remove the strongly wilted contents to help maintain your beautiful display. Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. A fresh open stem will help your flowers absorb water for hydration. We recommend that you avoid using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and prevent the flowers from being able to absorb the water.

    We offer Christmas flower delivery!

    Floral Trends offers both store pickup and delivery! Call or order online today, and we will send your favorite Christmas gift yet! We recommend placing your order as soon as possible. The sooner, the better. By placing your order early and scheduling your future delivery in advance, you secure your selection. This will prevent any flower substitutions that you could experience if you placed your order in the thick of a high order volume time and limited supply.

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    Kwanzaa

    This Kwanzaa, make it a great celebration with the help of Floral Trends. Located in Columbus, TX, we have a variety of gifts for you to give while you spend the week celebrating African heritage, culture, and unity. Our flower arrangements are designed with the traditional Kwanzaa colors of red, green, and black. Whether given as a gift or used as a design piece to decorate for your Kwanzaa celebration, flowers from Floral Trends are sure to please, complete with local delivery to the Columbus area as well as delivery across the U.S. and Canada.

    If you're not looking for floral arrangements, then perhaps you'd be interested in one of our Kwanzaa centerpieces to add a little bit of floral appeal to your Kwanzaa celebration. Maybe you're not looking for flowers at all, and that's okay- Floral Trends can take care of you with one of our delicious fruit baskets! Fresh fruit is perfect for any Kwanzaa celebration! Our fruit baskets are sure to make a great gift for anybody and add some flavor to the party.

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    Valentine's Day

    How do I take care of my flowers once they are delivered?

    Now that you have your stunning flowers, you would like to preserve their beautiful state for as long as possible. Below we have provided some fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

    First things first
    If your flowers came in plastic, you will need to remove the plastic wrapping as soon as possible. This allows for your flowers to breathe. Then provide fresh water for your flowers as soon as possible.

    Where you place your flowers can make a difference
    Avoid placing your flower arrangements near areas of extreme temperatures. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. These factors can cause your flowers to dry out quickly or wilt. Most flowers last longer under cooler and controlled conditions. Avoid placing your flowers next to fruit or cigarette smoke. Ethylene gas can reduce the life of your flowers and be detrimental to their lifespan.

    Maintaining a beautiful presentation
    Keep your flowers looking fresh and displayed beautifully by tending to your flowers periodically.

    • Keep vase arrangements filled with fresh water. This allows the plants to drink up the water they need for proper hydration.
    • For basket arrangements, we suggest providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
    • Remember to switch out any cloudy water. You will want to fully clean the inside of your vase with soap and water, thoroughly rinse, and then refill the vase with new water. This will help remove any bacteria that could possibly harm your flowers and cause them to deteriorate more quickly.
    • As you notice leaves or stems wilting, remove the strongly wilted contents. This will help your flowers maintain a fresh and appealing appearance.
    • To help your flowers to maintain proper hydration, use a sharp knife to cut your stems. Cut the stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom. This will help the flowers to absorb water. It is discouraged to use scissors to cut the flower stems. Scissors can crush the stems, preventing proper water absorption.