National Boss’s Day may not be the most well-known holiday observance. But considering that we spend nearly one-third of our waking hours in the workplace, it makes sense that this day is set aside to enhance the relationships between employers and their employees. Originally instituted in 1962, this day is recognized on October 16 not only in America, but in several other countries as well, such as India and South Africa.
Anyone who has ever reported to a supervisor knows that having a good boss makes going to work a lot easier. If you are lucky enough to be working for a talented leader, mark your calendar and let them know you appreciate them on October 16. Gather your co-workers, and call Port Charlotte Florist for plants, flowers and gifts perfect for the occasion. Continue reading
While Florida may not see the changing fall colors that other parts of the country enjoy – or experience cooler weather – we still love to celebrate the arrival of the new season. Adding beautiful, bright autumn flowers from Port Charlotte Florist is an easy way to transform your home decor, and to recognize that although the weather may not feel like it, we have entered into autumn. From fall potted plants on our lanai to harvest centerpieces on our dining room tables, we love the colors of fall! Continue reading
It used to be commonplace for new neighbors to be greeted by the community when they moved in – and although this may not be as common as it once was, those of us at Port Charlotte Florist think it is a tradition worth upholding! After all, when in a new place, a smiling face is a welcome sight. So if you see the moving van coming into the subdivision, consider cooking a meal or picking up a gift to say hello. We recommend plants and flowers that celebrate their new home here in South Florida. Continue reading
Homecoming weekend is a time set aside by local high schools and colleges to celebrate nostalgia, history, and memories. More than just a football game, the contemporary homecoming includes tailgate parties, picnics, formal dances and the crowning of a homecoming court.
Whether you are an alumni returning to your alma mater, or a current student looking forward to making memories that will last a lifetime, it is likely that homecoming flowers are a part of your celebration. In Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, and Englewood, you can trust the floral designers at Port Charlotte Florist to provide the most gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres. Continue reading
“It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.” ~Christopher Morley
When Marian McQuade petitioned Congress to establish National Grandparents Day in 1978, she had a very specific vision in mind as to what the day should represent. The West Virginia mother of 15 (and grandmother to many more) was determined to establish a day which would honor traditions, legacy and history – as well as to encourage families to gather regularly to let generations learn from each other. Continue reading
When it comes to finding the perfect gifts for our favorite people, sometimes we could use a little inspiration. In September, that inspiration comes by way of the birthstone and birth flower of the month – the sapphire, and the aster. The floral designers at Port Charlotte Florist have created beautiful bouquets and arrangements using these two special elements, ensuring that you can celebrate your September birthdays in elegant style. Which of these designs inspires you?
Most of us spend our days doing what is expected of us, taking care of responsibilities and making sure we keep to schedules.
Just Because Day, observed on August 27, is a chance to permit yourself to act spontaneously, to try something new, or make someone else’s day simply because you can. This whimsical holiday asks you to spend the day celebrating your life, family, and leisure time . At Port Charlotte Florist, we are committed to delivering the gorgeous floral arrangements that make even an ordinary day special.
National Romance Month give you the perfect chance to express your love to your sweetheart. Romance in August? Actually, it is the perfect fit – summer is filled with spontaneity, fun and whimsy, and besides, love happens all year-round! When looking for some creative ways to surprise your the object of your affection, we recommend you begin with flowers – they have represented true love, passion and devotion for thousands of years.
In honor of National Romance Month, the floral designers at Port Charlotte Florist have plenty of ideas that may inspire your romantic side. But first, we’d like to share these interesting facts about love and romance. Continue reading
If you have recently lost a friend or family member, we would first like to offer our sincere condolences. And if you are looking for the appropriate funeral flowers to send to the memorial service, the team from Port Charlotte Florist is here to help with your selection. We know that this can be a difficult time and are happy to do whatever we can to make sure the most beautiful arrangements arrive to commemorate your loved one,
If you are a member of the immediate family, you may be involved in choosing the official funeral flowers, including casket sprays, floral pillows, urn florals or church arrangements. These items are customarily the responsibility of those closest to the deceased. These flowers can be traditional, or reflect the personality of the decedent. For instance, our Island Memories Casket Spray will remember the life of someone who loved life here in South Florida, with all of its tropical beauty. Continue reading
Here in South Florida, students are preparing to return back to school – and among them are the many first-time college students who are preparing to live away from home for the very first time. The prospect of such an adventure may seem a little intimidating, and is also a bit emotional for everyone involved, both student and parent. If this fall marks the first year that your young adult will be separated from you, you may be looking for meaningful ways to let them know that they will always be in your heart. When it comes to dorm decor that will not only be beautiful and long lasting – but will actually help them with their studies – Port Charlotte Florist has what you need. Continue reading