Celebrate National Gardening Exercise Day and Best Friends Day

June 6th is National Gardening Exercise Day. This is a day that was created to recognize the health benefits of working in the garden, including the stretching, flexibility, and balance. It's also a great way to recognize the value of having a garden and giving back to nature. Then, June 8th is Best Friends Day. Whether your friend is here in Columbus or somewhere else, this is a day to let them know just how much you value that they are in your life and are the closest friend to you. Here at our four Columbus flower shops as well as through our website, we have a wide array of great ideas to celebrate National Gardening Exercise Day and Best Friends Day. Let's start with some ideas from our summer collection, which is now available. Hanging Impatient We have a wide array of hanging flower pots. This includes our hanging impatient blooming plant. There are other blooming plants available in a wide array of colors that look great in your garden and on your porch. Gerbera Daisy Pot This planter adds color to your patio, balcony, or porch. The gerbera daisies will vary in color based on availability. Ohio's Garden Romance This floral arrangement offers purple hydrangea, light pink spray roses, and white Asiatic lilies in a glass cube. Pink Me Up Pickerington This stunning floral cube arrangement is filled with daisies, alstroemeria, stargazer lilies, and baby's breath. Groveport Gardens This large bouquet offers sunflowers, roses, snapdragons, stock, and button spray chrysanthemums along with myrtle, salal, and pittosporum. Smile For Me Obetz This cheerful floral display showcases hot pink roses, orange spray roses, purple carnations and more in a glass bubble bowl. Order today to celebrate these special days. We deliver throughout the Columbus area [...]

By |2018-06-02T20:08:26+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Gardening|Comments Off on Celebrate National Gardening Exercise Day and Best Friends Day

Going Green on Houseplant Appreciation Day

January 10th has been designated as Houseplant Appreciation Day, which recognizes the beauty in green plants as well as the health benefits they provide in terms of clean air. If you already have green plants or flowering plants, be sure to give them a little extra love today. Or, if you are thinking of getting some, today might be the day! However, many people worry that they lack the green thumb necessary to take care of these plants properly and allow them to live a very long time. That’s why we offer regular advice on our website and blog about how to take care of flowers and plants. Here are some great tips that focus on light, water, temperature, and fertilizer to keep in mind that can be applied to most flowering and green plants: • The majority of houseplants do not like to be placed in direct sunlight because it is too bright and it can burn their leaves. It’s a better idea to give them diffused sunlight, also known as indirect light. This means placing them close to a window or opting to use some artificial lighting. • Plants need water but they don’t need so much that there is standing water that can lead to dry rot. It’s best to check the soil every few days and when the soil feels dry, that’s the time to add a little water to dampen the soil. Placing rocks in the bottom of the plant pot helps create some drainage. • Plants tend to do best in moderate temperatures. That means not too or too cold. A range includes 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day as well as 60-65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. • Plants need food and they get this through what is known [...]

By |2017-01-10T03:11:11+00:00January 10th, 2017|plants|Comments Off on Going Green on Houseplant Appreciation Day
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