Where do you turn for inspiration when you’re trying to find the perfect words for a certain situation? While we at Port Charlotte Florist believe flowers can inspire and encourage, we also know music can often have the same effect. A well-timed song can say everything you’re feeling when you’re at a loss for words. Here are some of our favorites: Read More about Songs & Flowers That Express Our Feelings »
Across the country, Americans will gather with their families, friends or others to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday, May 28th. The holiday is widely regarded as the “unofficial” start of the summer season, and festivities may include activities like boating, barbecuing, or having picnics at the beach. The National Holiday Act of 1971 made Memorial Day a legal federal holiday. The Port Charlotte Floristteam wants to encourage you to incorporate patriotic-colored flowers into your Memorial Day festivities. Read More about Memorial Day In Flowers »
If you're dining at someone else's Thanksgiving table this year, it calls for a hostess gift.
A host or hostess gift is a traditional gesture of gratitude, and even in these post-Emily Post days, people still routinely offer them. Right at the top of the list of acceptable host gifts, you'll find flowers. Which makes sense - they breathe life into a home, bringing in warmth, vibrancy and often a really nice scent. Also at the top of the list: gift baskets. What's better than getting a bundle of goodies on your doorstep? Lucky for you, we at Port Charlotte Florist know a thing or two about both of these gift-worthy items. Read More about Holiday Hosts Deserve Great Gifts »
Parties in the backyard, barbecues at the pool and fireworks at the beach - there is nothing like the 4th of July on the Gulf Coast! If you are planning to get together with family and friends, make sure you give Port Charlotte Florist a call - we have all the red, white & blue flowers that will add the patriotic spirit you need for an authentic celebration! They also make great hostess gifts, so if you are heading over to someone else's place - you may want to shop our Independence Day collection!
Did You Know? The Declaration of Independence was only signed by two founding fathers on July 4. The rest of the signatures were not obtained until August 2. Although the Patriots declared that July 4, 1776, was the first Independence Day, it took several years for the general population to catch on and for celebrations to take place. Read More about Red, White & Blue Flowers for the Fourth »
There are few days more symbolic and special on our calendar than Memorial Day, celebrated this year on May 29. This day is so much more than just beach picnics and barbecues with friends - it is the perfect opportunity to show our thankfulness and esteem for the heroic men and women who paid the ultimate price to ensure our freedoms. Port Charlotte Florist -is both privileged and honored to assist in your selection of the Memorial Day flowers and patriotic arrangements that will convey your sentiments.
History Lesson: Memorial Day was originally named 'Decoration Day' , as it was a day set aside for loved ones to decorate the graves of the fallen from the Civil War. The name was changed after World War I as the day grew to include recognition for heroes of all wars. The day was made an official U.S. holiday in 1971. Unlike Veteran;s Day, which honors living veterans, Memorial Day is specifically for remembering those who have died. Read More about Patriotic Arrangements & Flowers »
Christmas may be over, but there is one major celebration still to enjoy. New Year's Eve signifies many things to many people. Some are motivated to take a nostalgic glance backward, while others are excitedly looking ahead with expectation. Some head to black tie formal events while others will stay home with loved ones to watch the traditional ball drop. Whatever way you choose to celebrate with friends and loved ones, the beauty of fresh flowers is always a good choice to create the ambiance.
Whether choosing a bouquet to give to your sweetheart at midnight, bringing a hostess gift, or decorating your home - Port Charlotte Florist has the perfect seasonal holiday flowers. Read More about New Year’s Celebrations »
With colors as varied as an explosion of confetti, New Year’s Eve flower arrangements and gifts add elegance and fun to your midnight celebration. Find the ideal arrangement at Port Charlotte Florist whether you’re hosting an intimate party with… Read More about Flowers to Celebrate New Year’s Eve »