Gift ideas for Valentine’s Day

It’s February, and that means it’s the season of love. While romantic love certainly takes center stage this month, Valentine’s Day can also be a day to celebrate the love of family and the love of friends. Whether you’re looking for a special gift for your spouse or a dear friend, here are a few gift options other than fresh flowers to consider.


Pocket trinkets, keychains, and other small tokens


Roses: the classic flower of love

Roses are one of the most iconic flowers available. From deep red to pale lilac to sunny yellow, there’s no shortage of colors available to express any emotion. They have been used throughout history to symbolize love, war, and politics.


Did you know that the rose is 35 million years old? That’s pretty old! In ancient Rome, roses were used for perfume, for medicinal purposes, and for confetti at celebrations. In the 15th century, roses were used as symbols of the two sides fighting for control in England. The white rose symbolized York, and the red rose symbolized Lancaster in a conflict that became known as the “War of the Roses.”


Six key questions to ask your wedding florist

The holidays are a popular time for engagements, which means many brides-to-be are now starting to think about all the little details involved in planning a wedding. Your wedding flowers can help add to the beauty and elegance of your wedding day, but it’s important to find the right florist for you.


Here are six questions to ask prospective florists for your wedding.


  1. Do you have a minimum for flowers, and can you work with my budget?


Top three reasons to buy from a local florist

We know online shopping is convenient.  We sometimes do it, too. But as a local business, we’re also huge supporters of the Shop Local movement. It supports local businesses, but it can also result in a better customer experience for you.

Online ordering for flowers has gotten especially popular in recent years, but the results aren’t always what the customer expects. Here are our top three reasons to order flowers through a local florist.


Get personalized help selecting flowers

Tired of winter? Add some color with flowers!

Some people love winter, and some people don’t. Regardless of which camp you’re in, winter can get a little drab. The trees are bare, grass is brown, and flowers have long since disappeared from gardens. And sometimes the sky is just dreary, although the winter lovers may argue that impending snow is a thing of beauty.


Still, who doesn’t love some color in the midst of not much color outside? While there may not be many flowers growing outside in Oklahoma this time of year, we have a wide range of flowers to create beautiful arrangements year-round.


Here are a few great flowers to add some color this winter.




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