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Order Early for Christmas

Order Early for Christmas

Christmas is now just around the corner. The Halloween candy is marked down 75 percent to make way for glistening tinsel and pretty ornaments. We at daFlores remind you that it’s not too early to order for Christmas. In fact, if you want to avoid disappointment, you should probably get started now. This season is one of the busiest for florists, second only to Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. Florists need to plan ahead to ensure they can meet all…

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Send Flowers for Thanksgiving

Send Flowers for Thanksgiving

Throughout the year, there’s a wealth of things for which you can be thankful. But the greatest blessing in your life is the presence of family and friends. If you have these people, you are truly lucky, so why not show your appreciation with flowers for Thanksgiving? A bouquet of wonderful Thanksgiving flowers from daFlores will be welcome no matter where it lands. Delivered right to the door, it’s two delights in one: First, the heart-warming thought that you’ve shown…

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Celebrate Fall with Beautiful Flowers

Celebrate Fall with Beautiful Flowers

It’s sometimes hard to let go of the summer, with its bright colors and warm, relaxing weather. But the Fall has its charms too, in the gorgeous shades of falling leaves, the golds and oranges that usher in winter holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are just round the corner, but if you’re feeling a bit blue, why not celebrate the season with beautiful flowers? The official start of Fall is September 21, but nature doesn’t listen to humanity’s “official” dates….

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Buy early for Halloween and fill your home with festive color

Buy early for Halloween and fill your home with festive color

You wouldn’t necessarily think of Hallowe’en as a busy season for florists, but believe us when we say that it is! Our gorgeous Fall color arrangements are always popular and when you buy these arrangements, you can bring warmth and light into your home. Halloween flowers evoke the season with their mellowed, golden tones. They set the scene for Thanksgiving too, and you can fill your house with beauty in a season when, outdoors, all the gardens are coming to…

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National Flower Week is Coming!

National Flower Week is Coming!

National Flower Week is a week-long, United States celebration of the bountiful beauty of nature. In 2010, this celebration takes place from 20 to 26 September and offers plenty of opportunities to have a bit of fun as the growing season winds to a close. There are lots of ways to bring flowers into your life during National Flower Week. For a start, you can incorporate blossoms into your clothing. Cheerful blouses with floral patterns,  flower notions in your hair,…

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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month starts on September 15, the independence day for five different Latin American countries. Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador all declared independence on September 15, 1821. It’s because of this fact, and of other South American countries also celebrating independence days during September, that Ronald Reagan signed the month into law in 1988. The National Hispanic Heritage Month lasts a full 30 days, ending on October 15. Through the United States, many celebrations are…

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The Meaning of Yellow Roses

The Meaning of Yellow Roses

The History and Meaning of Yellow Roses by daFlores.com Yellow roses don’t usually occur naturally in nature, though a few varieties of the wild five-petaled rose do indeed show yellow. Because one did, a rose breeder was able to create yellow roses as we know them today. The first yellow roses Joseph Permet-Ducher of France had been trying to create a yellow rose for about two decades, following on from other rose experts of the late 1800s. He didn’t have…

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The Meaning of White Roses

The Meaning of White Roses

History and Meaning of White Roses While pink roses were the most commonly-found in nature, white roses are also among the earliest roses known to humanity. These five-petaled roses were pure in their simplicity but have been hybridized and developed into numerous styles. Tea roses, climbing roses, variegated roses and more all bear those heart-achingly beautiful white petals. White roses and marriage A bride wears a white dress, and carries white roses for purity. Flower girls carry them and may…

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Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses

Meaning of Pink Roses by daFlores.com Around 150 species of roses, in the rosa family, exist in nature. Early roses tended to be pink, white and magenta and they grow all over the northern hemisphere. It’s believed that the Chinese were the first to cultivate roses, something like five thousand years ago. The Romans also liked them, growing these flowers in the Middle East. Not only were they decorative, they were used as confetti, to brew medicine, and for perfume….

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The Meaning of Red Roses

The Meaning of Red Roses

The History and Meaning of Red Roses by daFlores.com Everyone knows that a red rose is a symbol of love and romance. The bright red color evokes the color of heart-blood and the flower’s pristine beauty reflects the beauty of the person who’s receiving it. But roses have been around for some 35 million years, and their symbolism stretches far beyond their current romantic associations. Religious symbolism Early Christians equated the five petals of a wild rose with the five…

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