Bagoy's Florist and Home is always excited to try out new entertaining ideas, and when those involve flowers, all the better! So we're happy to bring you a fun new twist on what to serve up on your fall entertaining table, especially when it showcases edible flowers. You may have known it's possible to consume certain flowers (organically-grown only, of course!), but chefs, foodies and mixologists have been having a field day (pardon the pun) with them, working edible blooms into salads, entrees and cocktails to beautiful effect. Read More about A Moveable Feast Of Flowers »
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's the best way to keep your sanity as we head into those darker, shorter days? Flowers and plants!
Bagoy's Florist & Home sees a lot of value in enjoying the rain and the yellow leaves falling as we sail into fall; the transition to the colder, darker season can be a lovely time (and an excuse to cuddle up with family in the house!). But we also know the enormous value of having flowers in the home year round, which is why we offer daily flower specials throughout the year, making it easy and affordable for you to do just that. Read More about Pretty Plants & Flowers To Kick Off September »
Bagoy's Florist & Home is moved to be a part of some of the most momentous occasions in our customer's lives. Flowers are an emotional business, and there's nothing like them to commemorate, celebrate and remember. Where flowers are present, a meaningful, memorable occasion is happening. As florists, we're more aware of that than most. Read More about The Most Powerful Gift Of All »
There are some traditions we can count on lasting forever, and Bagoy's Florist & Home believes that the floral kind belong in this category. Giving flowers to commemorate a success, welcome people into a new home, or to honor the arrival of a new baby are all examples of the kind of gestures we mean. Read More about Floral Traditions You’ll Want To Pass Down »
Who says you can't wear white after Labor Day? Not us here at Bagoy's Florist & Home, and that goes for white flowers too. In fact, there's nothing more refreshing, more brightening and more cool than enjoying this color (and its palette) during the dog days of summer. Whether you're slipping on your favorite white jeans or investing in creamy-colored decor, this shade is like a breath of fresh air for the mind, body and soul. Read More about Labor Day Idea: Crisp, White Casablanca Lilies! »
Bagoy's Florist & Home really can't overstate the significance of bees. 1/3 of the food we consume is dependent on pollination, a process that relies mostly on bees. Of the top 100 foods we consume, bees pollinate 70. We're talking everything from avocados and apples to coffee and carrots. This is why maintaining bee colonies, contained in hives or "hotels," is crucial. Just as beneficial? Keeping a bee-friendly garden. Read More about Sunflowers: Popular With Us, Popular With Bees »
So you've brought home a beautiful design from Bagoy's Florist & Home or received one. What now?
It may seem like a simple decision---where to put those flowers---but it's also easy to get stymied about where your flowers will be shown off and enjoyed to best advantage. There are certain florals and greens that do well in certain spaces in your home and others that can live anywhere. A few rules apply: nothing too fragrant on the dining table, for example. Something Zen-like and humidity-hardy in the bathroom, for another. Today we take one of our summer designs and tell you exactly where you can give it a home in yours. Read More about Where To Put Those Flowers? We’ll Tell You »
It's always sad to see summer go, and no more so than for our kids. The season of sunshine and fun is over, only to be replaced by school. But not all is lost: you can bring summer to the classroom in the form of flowers. Instead of Meet the Teacher, you can call this one Please the Teacher. We tend to think of teacher gifts as coming at the end of the school year, but we here at Bagoy's Florist & Home see a lot of value in giving flowers at its start. It helps everyone bridge the gap between summer and fall. Read More about Bring Summer To The Classroom »
If you've never traveled to a flower destination before, now's the time to start planning. Every spring and summer across the U.S., a whole crop of floral celebrations pop up in praise of everything from daffodils to tulips to roses. Some of these are national events---Bagoy's Florist & Home is thinking of the Cherry Blossom festival in D.C.---while others are occasions for smaller regions to show off their most beautiful assets. If you've ever wanted to make "stop and smell the roses" your vacation motto, now's your chance. Plan an excursion to one of these flower festivals for an unforgettable experience. Read More about Take A Trip To These Fantastic Floral Attractions »