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Month: May 2012

Send flowers to a patriot: Flower delivery for soldiers and service personnel

Send flowers to a patriot: Flower delivery for soldiers and service personnel

For some, Memorial Day is the start of summer, but in reality, it’s the start of patriots’ season. A few weeks ago, this blogger stood and watched some 400 motorcyclists ride along a city high street, on their way to the Vietnam wall. Hundreds of thousands of riders gather together in Washington D.C. to remember their fallen comrades and bring awareness of those still missing or in captivity. This event is one of the core happenings of Memorial Day, and…

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DaFlores now has 500,000 Facebook fans

DaFlores now has 500,000 Facebook fans

DaFlores has reached (and exceeded) 500,000 fans on its Facebook page. Now there’s an announcement! We’re proud and delighted to not only have half a million fans worldwide, but to already be well past 513,000 in just a matter of days. The magic moment arrived on May 11, just in time for Mother’s Day, making it even more significant and exciting. The daFlores Facebook fan page gives our customers a voice that we love to hear. We get feedback there…

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Chelsea Flower Show: One of The World’s Best Places to See Flowers

Chelsea Flower Show: One of The World’s Best Places to See Flowers

We’ll take a break from holidays just for a moment and tell you a tale of the Chelsea Flower Show. This show starts next Monday and is one of the big events of the British year. Gardeners from far and wide come to create the most amazing portable gardens and displays. If you ever get a chance to go, you’ll be stunned by the wonderful array of flowers and arrangements. Behind the Chelsea Flower Show is the Royal Horticultural Society,…

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Happy Mother’s Day From daFlores International Flower Delivery Company

Happy Mother’s Day From daFlores International Flower Delivery Company

DaFlores wishes all mothers a very happy Mother’s Day for tomorrow. As always, we have had the delight of sending thousands of orders across the world in time for Mother’s Day 2012. We don’t look at our Mother’s Day flowers just as “things”–they are loving greetings to your Mom and the mother of your children that you’ve entrusted us with. We are, as always, honored to serve you with hand-crafted, beautiful flowers. While there are still a few more Mother’s…

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Mother’s Day Dates Around the World

Mother’s Day Dates Around the World

Tweet When is Mother’s Day 2012? Mother’s Day falls on the second Sunday in May for most countries, but not all. Around the world, countries attach their Mother’s Day dates to celebrations of independence or religious festivals, or simply pick different Sundays. Our infographic is a fun way to see when Mother’s Day is celebrated in the daFlores.com world. Feel free to use the Mother’s Day infographic in your blogs and websites to help people remember one of the most…

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Mother’s Day is Coming up Fast, Order Now to Avoid Disappointment

Mother’s Day is Coming up Fast, Order Now to Avoid Disappointment

Mother’s Day is on May 13, 2012, which means it’s a mere five days away. If you’re still dithering about whether to send flowers to Mom this Mother’s Day, here are some really good reasons to stop dithering and take action. Moms love flowers. Whatever the media says every year, our experience is that flowers are second only to time spent with Mom. We can’t provide the time (except to our own Moms)–but we can provide the Mother’s Day flowers….

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Blanket your loved ones in rose bouquets

Blanket your loved ones in rose bouquets

Did you see the Kentucky Derby on Saturday? The most exciting two minutes in sport was, as always, over in a flash, but it was noteworthy because the winner, I’ll Have Another, beat the leading horse on the final straight and the jockey, Mario Gutierrez from Mexico, was a first-timer at the Derby. But what caught our eye, of course, was the blanket of roses laid over the winning horse in the winners’ circle. That blanket of roses consisted of…

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Top 5 Reasons to Send Flowers in May

Top 5 Reasons to Send Flowers in May

The very merry month of May is here and we have several good reasons to send flowers in the month of May. And don’t forget just-because flowers and flowers for the Taurus and Gemini people in your life—people with May birthdays, in fact. People with birthdays in May deserve beautiful flower delivery, too. In the meantime, here are some ideas to get you started for flower-sending in May. Cinco de Mayo is on our doorstep. This festival of Mexican heritage…

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Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

Choosing the Right Flower for the Right Occasion

Tweet You can say a lot with a simple flower. In fact, you might be saying more than you realize. Flowers have a lot of meaning, and this “how to guide” can help you discover a little more about these beautiful gifts. The traditional rose, for example, can say many different things depending on the color and the number you send. This could be really important for your next international flower delivery to someone special. If, for example, you were…

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Flowers for Cinco de Mayo 2012: Plan a Cinco de Mayo event with fresh flower delivery

Flowers for Cinco de Mayo 2012: Plan a Cinco de Mayo event with fresh flower delivery

Cinco de Mayo 2012 is around the corner, a traditional celebration of Mexican pride. Cinco de Mayo is a big deal in Mexico, and sending flowers this May 5 is a wonderful way to show appreciation for Mexican people in your life and your loved ones overseas. Make it a beautiful fiesta this May 5 and send daFlores flowers. You can use Cinco de Mayo flowers to set an attractive fiesta table this Saturday. While daFlores does deliver on Saturdays,…

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