We love a good summer soundtrack here at Bagoy's Florist & Home---something that captures the upbeat, sunny spirit of the season. But don't get us wrong: we love the sentimental and nostalgic songs that recall summer's past as much as we love danceable classics, too.
Because we're florists, our seasonal playlist is inspired by flowers. Every one of the picks below takes the floral world as its inspiration, from the title to the last note. And these are all classic songs you'll know and love, tried and true favorites that sound just as good now as they did when you first heard them. So sit back, relax and enjoy the sweet, sweet sounds of summer. Read More about A Summer Playlist Inspired By Flowers »
Never fear, Bagoy's Florist & Home is here to help you maintain your gorgeous blooms for a full week and beyond (that's the goal, anyway). With just a few tips and tricks and a little know-how, you can become an indoor green thumb, coaxing the longest, freshest life out of your glorious floral arrangement. Read More about A Few Floral Tips To Keep Your Flowers Fresh »
When summer rolls around, many of us are jonesing to travel. We either have a once-in-a-lifetime trip planned or maybe we're finally visiting that U.S. destination we've always meant to get to. There's the desire to bring some culture and worldly experience into our lives, to see and feel things from a different perspective. Even if you aren't taking a trip this season, Bagoy's Florist & Home can offer you a little vacation hack in the form of flowers. We know that florals have the unique ability to conjure up the mood and sensibility of other places. They can be arranged to reflect a different culture, either helping you recall a visit or standing in for one. Read More about Flowers Inspired By Italy »
Bagoy's Florist & Home spends the 4th of July like many of you do---relaxing and enjoying the long summer day. We love to be outside camping or at the lake, firing up the grill later for some good old American BBQ. We too look forward to the fireworks show and the chance to commune with family and friends, whether we're in a backyard, on a boat or gathering around the table. If you've been invited to spend Independence Day at someone else's home this year, bring a proper hostess gift along with that six pack and extra hot dog buns. Read More about How Will You Spend The 4th of July? »
What will you bring to the table this summer? A citrusy ceviche? A platter of wild-caught salmon? Entertaining in the summertime has its own special feel, and there's a real invitation to create bright, fresh meals that make use of the season's flavors and colors. Bagoy's Florist & Home is here to help you pair your culinary creations with a floral centerpiece that is just as enchanting. Leave some space in the middle of your table for a striking design that enhances the dining experience and gives your guests something to talk about. Read More about Summer In A Centerpiece »
Customizing weddings is our passion here at Bagoy's Florist and Home, and that's never more the case than in June, the month with more weddings than any other. We provide the florals for everything from a spontaneous courthouse wedding to a destination one---we're talking the kind that take place atop glaciers and mountains---and love working on small, intimate affairs as much as we do large, formal ones. Our weddings showcase a variety of blooms that express the unique character of the couple at hand. Read More about June’s Custom Wedding & Anniversary Flowers »
Bagoy's Florist & Home provides flowers and plants for every occasion on the books, but we acknowledge that Father's Day can be a real trick in terms of what to give. Our dads can be some of the most difficult people to buy for, since they are so often devoted to giving and don't think too much about what they'd like for themselves. We examine their hobbies and interests, pick up on the latest gadgets or trends, or default to buying them their favorite goodies. This year, we encourage you to think outside the box. Well, not too far outside the box. Just think differently about what can be in it. Read More about A Handsome Gift for Dad »
Imagine your best friend. Now imagine your best friend getting flowers, from you, on Best Friend's Day. If ever there was a time to deliver some blooming goodness to your bestie, it's on June 8, a day reserved for celebrating that one irreplaceable soul in your life who has---through thick and thin, for better or worse---been there. There are some people in our lives who deserve flowers, and then there are those people in our lives who deserve flowers. Bagoy's Florist & Home understands this distinction very well, and we have the flowers that speak to your most prized of friendships. We have flowers that are best for your bff! Read More about The Best Flowers For Your Best Friends »
Is there any transition more glorious than the one from spring to summer? We here at Bagoy's Florist & Home think not.
It's our pleasure to entice you with an early look at summer's floral bounty, featuring many of the flowers we fall in love with in spring. For sure, the two seasons share a lot of flowers in common (think hydrangea, iris and tulips), but in summer, we tend to see more assertive, richly-colored blossoms. There are those hammy showstoppers, sunflowers, and then there are those flowers that seem overdressed for the occasion (we're looking at you, zinnias). We have towering snapdragons, delicate garden roses and pretty petunias. Summer's a showcase for gorgeous flowers. In honor of our trees starting to show green here in Anchorage, we're giving you a glimpse of what's to come. Read More about Summer’s Coming, Go Outside! »
Memorial Day has always been a hallowed occasion, a time when we commemorate our fallen soldiers and their service to country. This is why the Bagoy's Florist & Home team prepares a range of floral tributes---we want to ensure that the families of our dedicated servicemen and women find exactly what they need as they pay their respects. But the long weekend is also a time to gather with close friends and family to celebrate the arrival of summer. This is often a weekend full of events, from ceremonies and parades to backyard barbecues and pool parties. People come together to remember the brave soldiers in their lives, but also to enjoy the company of their loved ones. Read More about White Lilies Are Perfect For Memorial Day »