Start the year off right by making sure that your special someone feels loved all year long. We here at Adrian Durban Florist guarantee that this is one resolution you won't break, mostly because we've made it so easy for you to keep it. Read More about Roses All Year Long »
There are so many reasons to give flowers to someone who is under the weather, especially if they're in the hospital. A 2008 study put out by the American Society of Horticultural Science found that patients in the hospital use less pain medication and have lower blood pressure overall than their counterparts who don't have a vase of flowers or potted plants in their rooms.
We all know a fresh grouping of blooms has the power to cheer anyone up, sick or well. But given the fact that flowers oxygenate a room and lift the spirits, we here at Adrian Durban Florist think giving them to someone who is sick is a no-brainer. Read More about Pretty Posies To Help Them Get Well »
Flowers have been long understood to offer many positive benefits to the mind and body, everything from improving clarity in the workplace to enhancing a person's mood in the home. And as this is the prime time for seasonal affective disorder, anything we can do to enhance our well being and mental outlook during the long, dark days is a good thing.
And when that thing is flowers, we at Adrian Durban Florist know exactly what to offer as the cure for the winter blues. Read More about Stunning Winter Flowers »
International Floral Distributors has made their predictions for 2018's floral trends, and the results are downright gorgeous. IFD identified four approaches to floral designs for next year, but there's one in particular we at Adrian Durban Florist find enticing. Positively Posh, according to IFD, includes arrangements that capture a youthful, whimsical spirit. These designs are lavish, with layers of delicate petals in a wash of pastel colors. Read More about What’s New In Flowers For 2018 »
Boy are we here at Adrian Durban Florist excited to unveil our Holiday Gift Guide, a veritable Santa's workshop of fun seasonal floral designs and winter-blooming plants that convey the spirit of the holiday. While it's hard to pick out one or two to capture the guide's incredible range, we've managed to narrow it down in an effort to give you a sense of what's available this year as you check your list twice. Read More about Best Bets From Our Holiday Gift Guide »
Secret Santa, Yankee Swap, White Elephant . . . Whatever you call it, the gift swap is a popular game (and tons of fun) to play during the holiday season. And not only is it a great way to bring a group together to celebrate the holidays, but it solves the problem of how to exchange gifts without leaving anyone out or breaking the bank. We here at Adrian Durban Florist get behind anything that revolves around coming together to offer gifts, especially when that involves the cloak of anonymity and surprise. Read More about Secret Santa Gifts That Wow »
As we anticipate Thanksgiving, we also look ahead to two of the biggest consumer-spending days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Given the appealing sales and the amount of shopping we have to do for the holidays, it makes sense that we'd be shopping until we're dropping on those days. But we here at Adrian Durban Florist want to turn your attention to the next day on the list and the most important: Giving Tuesday. Read More about A Day for Giving »
No matter who spearheads the holiday decorating effort in your office, it probably involves pulling out the decor you have in storage somewhere from last year. Often, decking the workplace halls can be an occasion to relax with your colleagues, where you put on the Christmas music and break out the candy. Even the Scrooge-iest of coworkers has to admit - there's something really nice about seeing the office all dressed up for the holidays.
If you're anything like us at Adrian Durban Florist, you'll want to contribute some special flowers to the merry scene. Read More about Holiday Arrangements for a Festive Office »
So you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. Lucky you. We at Adrian Durban Florist envy your position and wish we could host a thousand Thanksgivings.
No, we're not kidding.
Why are you so lucky? Because of the flowers, of course. If you like fresh blooms and love designing a room around them (or in conjunction with them), then Thanksgiving is like your dream holiday. So many richly-hued arrangements await, so many textures and scents, so many rustic baskets and cornucopias. You get to find that one showstopper piece to place on your table as you harvest up your home for your guests. And then eat. We have some ideas for the flowers (we'll leave the eating to you). Read More about Harvest Up Your Home With Centerpieces »
Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year or have you been invited into someone else's home? If it's the latter, you're not alone. Last year, nearly 50 million people traveled at least 50 miles from home to enjoy Thanksgiving. That's a lot of hosting, and at Adrian Durban Florist, we think it should be rightfully acknowledged.
The tradition of bringing or sending a host or hostess gift is old and long, crossing cultures and involving its own customs. Here in the U.S., it's traditional to offer a bouquet of flowers in a vase. That way, the host or hostess has nothing to do but place your gift somewhere in the home and to enjoy it. Read More about Show Thanks Through Flowers »