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Month: September 2012

How one family turned their tropical paradise into a tropical flower paradise

How one family turned their tropical paradise into a tropical flower paradise

They don’t just have beautiful flowers in Guam, they thrive because of their beautiful flowers. But for one family, that turned into a bit of a surprise. The Murphy family started growing tropical blooms on their one-acre property in Santa Rita, Guam, and ended up creating a sort of “buy local” trade in cut flowers.

The strange case of the flowers in Sacramento

The strange case of the flowers in Sacramento

We recently heard of a very “sad” case where one group repeatedly sent beautiful flowers to the governor of California’s office to get his attention, only to learn that the politician would not accept the flowers. In fact, he asked the group to stop sending flowers. The group said that no, they wouldn’t—not until the end of the month, or when the law they wanted passed was

Planning ahead for Fall flower delivery

Planning ahead for Fall flower delivery

In parts of the world, Fall is already well advanced. The “official” start of Fall, the September solstice, is just two days away on September 22. Once that moment has passed, we start looking ahead to all the wonderful adventures and holidays that the cooler weather

Three good reasons to send flowers in September

Three good reasons to send flowers in September

We’re now more than halfway through September, with the “official” start of Fall just around the corner. Stores are starting to stock Thanksgiving and Halloween merchandise, but Fall isn’t the only reason you’ve got to send flowers in the remainder of September. See our quick list below for some different ideas you can use

A wall of flowers in England, another for your home

A wall of flowers in England, another for your home

We found a story from the newspaper archives today: The day when a famous seed producer in Ipswich, eastern England created a world record for the largest ever wall of flowers. Back in 2008, Thompson & Morgan’s seed company created a 200-foot-long wall of flowers containing more than

The mystery of the changing Van Gogh flowers

The mystery of the changing Van Gogh flowers

If there ever was a painter known for his lovely flowers, that would be Van Gogh. The world-renowned Dutch painter created swathes of gorgeous sunflowers, bouquets of color on a painting pallette. His bold, bright strokes changed the way art was done—but even Van Gogh isn’t exempt from

Love and Friendship Day is coming up this weekend

Love and Friendship Day is coming up this weekend

Love and Friendship Day in Colombia is coming up this Sunday, September 15. The special day is almost but not entirely quite like Valentine’s Day—in this case, Love and Friendship Day is a celebration of romantic love and also platonic love. You can pick from our wide variety of roses available in Colombia to greet all your loved ones in Colombia. You have plenty of

DaFlores reaches 600,000 Likes on Facebook

DaFlores reaches 600,000 Likes on Facebook

We reached another milestone here at daFlores.com last week. To our very great excitement, we reached 600,000 Likes on Facebook. Think about that for a moment. More than half a million people think it’s worth following our page and finding out about what daFlores has