Here in Anchorage, we like to hang on to summer as long as possible. That’s why the floral designers at Bagoy’s Florist & Home are so excited about chrysanthemums this time of year. These beautiful full blooms help us pull summer into fall and transition beautifully, even when the temperatures start to drop. Not only do these beautiful flowers maintain a long history of symbolic meaning, they also add much medicinal value to your home. And of course, mums are great flowers to use in all of your fall decorating. Take a look at some of the tips and tricks the floral experts at Bagoy’s Florist & Home dug up for you as we gently move into fall. Read More about Celebrate Fall with Chrysanthemums »
With Grandparents Day quickly approaching (on the first Sunday after Labor Day in September), it’s time to think about ways to acknowledge and thank grandparents for all they do for their grandchildren and the family as a whole. In particular, the bond between grandchildren and grandparents can be very strong and lead to lasting memories. Spending time together, creating gifts for one another and simply giving encouraging words and advice are all wonderful ways to bridge the generational gap.
To honor grandparents, have children choose a beautiful floral arrangement, long-lasting plant design, or special gift to be delivered directly to Nana and Papa on Grandparents Day. The professionals at Bagoy’s Florist & Home are proud to deliver your special design anywhere in the Anchorage area, including nursing homes like Anchorage Pioneer Home, Atlas Home Care, Providence Horizon House, as well as residences in the area or in the lower 48. We have also come up with a few ways you and your family might enjoy spending time with your grandparents! Read More about Gifts To Thank And Celebrate Grandparents »
For many of us, styling a Fall table is one of the most exciting parts of hosting a seasonal dinner. But contrary to what you might think, simply putting down a centerpiece (however stunning) isn't the end of creating a dinner scene worthy of the mantel "Fall table." The real fun begins when you start to build a tablescape around your centerpiece, using all of those delightful seasonal items to make an unforgettable visual experience for your guests. Let Bagoy's Florist & Home's tips be your guide as you construct the Fall table to end all tables. Read More about A Warm and Woodsy Centerpiece »
Cozy blankets, spiced candles, cinnamon brooms and cornucopias. It's Fall, and here at Bagoy's Florist & Home, we're talking texture. If there's one quality that defines autumnal decor, this is it. We mean that layered, decadent vibe, where both look and feel is emphasized. Bringing the outdoors in during the cooler months opens you up to a world of natural elements, everything from pine cones to branches to berries. We've plucked the perfect floral design to accompany all of the rest of the harvest textures you have going on in your home. Read More about A Season For Texture »
Is there anything better than the bright, rich jewel tones of fall? We here at Bagoy's Florist & Home think not. Nothing against those harvest hues, but the gemstone palette, with its deep, vivid colors, gives our personal spaces a vibrant feel. Flowers the color of ruby and amethyst look especially fetching, bringing us right to the table to get a closer look. There's plenty of time to welcome the golds and oranges of autumn; for now, saturate your space with something a little more on the bright side. Read More about Bejewel Your Space With Rich Fall Flowers »
What are your Thanksgiving plans? If you're like many Americans - 50 million last year, to be exact - you'll be traveling over hill and dale at least 50 miles from your own home to break bread with the ones you love. In our view here at Bagoy's Florist & Home, that means you probably need to consider bringing a host or hostess gift.
You may already be contributing something to the table, but there's nothing quite like the courtesy shown when you come bearing a gift in hand. And since it's customary in the U.S. that we exchange chocolate or flowers, we're pretty certain we have something perfect for the occasion. Read More about Hostess Gifts with the Mostess »
If there's one flower that's more sought after than most right now, it's the dahlia. This uncommon beauty with the starry shape and manifold layers is about to go out of season, making it even more desirable. Decorating with dahlias is the perfect idea for Fall, when we're covering our tables with richly-detailed textiles, burning candles with spicier tones, and in general embellishing our interiors for the season. We at Bagoy's Florist & Home invite you to consider the complex dahlia as a worthy addition to your floral decor. Read More about Decorating with Dahlias »
We are proud of the unparalleled natural beauty of Alaska – there is no place like it. When creating our floral arrangements, the designers at Bagoy’s Florist & Home love to incorporate striking natural accents that bring unique texture… Read More about Floral Designs with Wild Natural Accents »
It’s autumn in Anchorage – and we love this time of year! From Oktoberfest to the Great Alaska Shootout, there are plenty of fun local events, and it is a great time to fish for rainbow trout, grayling,… Read More about Autumn Flowers for Seasonal Decor »