Celebrating National Gardening Exercise Day and Best Friends Day

The month of June starts off with two special days, including National Gardening Exercise Day on June 6th and Best Friends Day on June 8th. Both are opportunities to send a special gift to someone in your life to remind them that you are thinking about them. Both are also opportunities for you to celebrate nature at its very best whether you are a lover of plants, flowers, or both. You can even treat yourself to something special on these days. To help you celebrate or get those special gifts, our Atlanta flower shop offers something for everyone, including our summer collection of flowers, plants, and gifts that are now available in our Atlanta florist locations or online through our flower website. To give you an idea of what you can order online, by phone, or in our Atlanta flower shop, here are some highlights to show you the variety, quality, and value we offer you: The Flights of Fancy offers a bird of paradise arrangement that delivers bold colors and a tropical feel. Summer Garden has a European bloom on bloom design with shades of yellow, orange, purple and blue. it comes with sunflowers, garden roses, hydrangea, lilies, and [...]

It’s Time to Celebrate Friends During Friendship Week

Friendship Week is August 21-27 and it offers a whole week to celebrate those special people in your life who you call friends – those that are always there for you, who listen, who make you laugh, and who help you out when you need it the most. Friends will be surprised and delighted when you pick up some gorgeous flowers from our Atlanta flower shop or send them a bouquet or gift basket. Check out these gift ideas for Friendship Week. Summer Flowers at 15% Off! Many of our summer flower arrangements are now 15% off while supplies last so that means you can buy more to send to more friends! Some of our summer flower arrangements include these beauties: • Blushing Rewards Hydrangea & Roses offers fuchsia roses along with pale pink spray roses and pastel pink hydrangea in a clear glass vase. • Shades of Purple contains purple and lavender roses along with garden stock and asters. • The Gerbera Daisies Bouquet has a range of bright colors of gerbera daisies, showing off the vibrant nature of your friendship. • The Vibrant Summer Garden features a garden style arrangement of lilies, orchids, roses and more in a [...]

International Day of Friendship is July 30th

One of the last special days in the month of July is the international day of friendship on July 30th. This is a day that celebrates the fact that you can have friends all over the globe that have enriched your life and added a positive dimension to it. We offer a way to send your thanks to all those special people on that day with a gift of flowers. Here are some beautiful ways to celebrate your friendship no matter where in the world they are: • Epic Garden Joy is full of bright colors and a variety of flowers like roses, sunflowers, and lilies delivered in a glass vase. • Blooms of Buckhead is a flower arrangement that offers a little bit of Atlanta in a vase with full-bloom hydrangea, orchids, and garden roses along with southern ivy and smooth river stones. • The Colorburst Bouquet has Asiatic lilies, roses, tulips and southern hydrangea arranged in a glass vase. • The Hydrangea and Orchids Modern Cube Arrangement features white hydrangea, yellow cymbidium orchids, and willow in a European design. • Elegant Celebrations is a unique floral arrangement filled with garden roses, full-bloom hydrangea, and lisianthis. • The Exotic [...]

Celebrating Special Days in June

June has many special occasions that are already most likely on your appointment calendar like Father’s Day. However, there are other special days in the month that you may not know about but would like to celebrate. National Gardening Exercise Day First, there is National Gardening Exercise Day on June 6th. This day is dedicated to increasing awareness about the health benefits of gardening. It’s a perfect opportunity to see about getting involved in a local community garden in your area of Atlanta or starting your own. Even if you can’t get directly involved in some type of gardening activity, you can celebrate the special day with some summer flowers that have just arrived in our Atlanta flower shop. Here are some special garden delights for this special day: Extraordinary Red Rose Spectacular contains 48 Ecuadorian red roses along with cymbidium orchids arranged in a birch-lined cube. It stands over two feet tall! Elegant Nature’s Harmony Bouquet features a leaf-lined vase and dangling foliage that showcases white hydrangea, green roses and carnations, red hypericum, sword fern, eucalyptus, blupleurum and amaranthus. Garden Veranda features a Southern style garden floral design with fresh-cut hydrangea, skyline and coral roses, stargazer lilies, lisianthus, field [...]

Friendship Week Offers Flowers, Plants, and Gifts

The third week of August is officially known as Friendship Week and is intended to recognize the important and value of creating and having friendships. As an integral part of our emotional support system, friends are there to listen, make us laugh, and add to our quality of life. In turn, we do the same for them. It’s one of the most important relationships we can have in life and it was what teaches us about ourselves and others. To help you celebrate Friendship Week and let those friends near and far know just how much you appreciate them, we have some great gifts that you can pick up in any of our Atlanta flower shops or send anywhere in the local area or around the country. Check out these gift ideas for Friendship Week: Ray of Sunshine is filled with yellow sunflowers and poms as well as purple button poms. The Vibrant Summer Garden is a unique, garden style arrangement full of lilies, orchids, and roses. Hydrangea & Orchids has full-bloom white hydrangea, yellow cymbidium orchids, and willow. Artisan Orchids features white cymbidium orchids, calla lilies, and foliage in an eye-catching arrangement. For All You has yellow roses and [...]

Celebrate International Friendship Day on July 30th

Near or far, our lives are so much richer with good friends that make us laugh, that listen and comfort us in need, and just make things more fun than if we were on our own. When we get stuck into our daily lives, we may forget to tell those special people just how much they mean to us. However, on July 30th, it’s a great time to stop and let them know that their friendship means the world to us. That’s because this day is International Friendship Day. To help you out, we’ve put together a little gift guide of beautiful flower arrangements and gifts that can represent your friendship on this special day. White Roses & Orchids is a small, yet sophisticated, flower arrangement of white garden roses and green cymbidium orchids. The Countryside Garden Cube has sunflowers, gerbera daisies, garden roses and fragrant stock in a glass cube vase. Fire and Ice is a dramatic flower arrangement of stargazer lilies, red roses, and fresh-cut hydrangea in a rectangular vase. The color of friendship is yellow so why not give Grand Skyline Yellow Roses to send that special message? We include a vase that overflows with long-stem yellow [...]

International Day of Friendship

The United National General Assembly created the International Day of Friendship in 2011 as a means of developing friendship between people, countries, and cultures to promote peace and understanding. Each year, this day is celebrated on July 30th alongside Friendship Day. Besides diversity and understanding, it is a day to show appreciation for the friendships you have no matter where they may be in the world. Here in the United States, it means celebrating our friends nearby as well as those that we may only get to talk to online or by phone. Here are some great ideas for gifts for the International Day of Friendship to show your love: Epic Garden Joy is a unique floral arrangement that contains sunflowers, roses, and lilies in a sophisticated vase. Happy Day is full of brightly hued lilies, daisies, asters and roses. The Garden Favorites Bouquet has stargazer lilies, gerbera daisies, purple stock and garden roses hand arranged in a ginger glass vase. White Roses & Orchids has elegant white garden roses sitting within green cymbidium orchids for a stunning look. Nature’s Garden Basket has azalea flowers along with palms and ferns all within a woven handled basket. The Thank You Gift Basket [...]

Celebrate your friends with a Carithers Flowers bouquet on International Friendship Day

Originating in the United States 75 years ago to honor the special meaning of friendship, International Friendship Day (August 1, 2010) has slowly spread to several countries around the globe. The International Friendship Day celebration takes place on the first Sunday of August every year. The Friendship Day holiday is unique in that it is marked by an almost concerted lack of commercial organization. Rather than rely upon prefabricated greeting cards and notions, the very concept of this holiday is based upon making the effort to express the importance of friendship in a meaningful way. Friends are present in a variety of contexts ranging from work colleagues, siblings, partners, aunts, uncles, and neighbors. You can show your appreciation for your friends in many ways, but the abundant varieties of friendship flowers and gift baskets available from Carithers Flowers will surely bring a smile to your recipients face. Flowers and their many varieties and colors have almost always been associated with friendship. There are several blooms to choose from that convey the many forms of friendship. Listed below are some of the most popular varieties to choose from and their various meanings: Yellow Rose: “Friendship, joy, and delight” Iris: “Meaningful friendship” [...]