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
Often we ask moms what they really want for Mother's Day, and that elicits a range of answers, most of which translate to just having some time to herself. Bagoy's Florist & Home have helped many, many people honor their mothers through flowers throughout the years, and we know that one of the reasons giving flowers is so popular is because they bring nature to us. In large part, flowers represent the opportunity to take a deep breath, to admire the beauty around us and to be soothed by it. Flowers are beloved for their exceptional beauty, but also for the overall experience they offer our senses. Read More about A Truly Transporting Gift For Mother’s Day
As May approaches, so does the end of the school year, and with it, graduations, recitals, awards ceremonies and all sorts of other events. Bagoy's Florist & Home knows that these celebrations often have their own floral traditions, including everything from boutennieres and corsages to a dozen congratulatory roses. There are decor considerations too, if you're hosting a graduation party or pre-prom photos in your home, along with the flowers you should offer your graduate or someone else's. Regardless, it's one of the happiest times to shop for flowers, since what they're commemorating is either a major accomplishment or one of the most important dances we will attend in our lives. Read More about A Graduation Gift They’ll Never Forget
This year saw the unparalleled success of the movie Wonder Woman, which featured the classic superhero in fully modern form. As both Teacher and Nurse Appreciation Weeks approach (May 6-May 12), we here at Bagoy's Florist & Home encourage you to honor the super ladies in your life---not only the teachers and nurses, but the moms, sisters, friends and colleagues who empower the lives of others every day. These women deserve to be celebrated, and the best way to honor them is with a flower gift that speaks to their strength. Read More about Who Are Your Wonder Women?
There are lots of things you can do to celebrate Earth Day this April 22. You can participate in walks and parades, massive clean-up efforts, recycling drives, hikes, plantings and tons of other environmental education events. Earth Day is celebrated around the world and dedicates itself to promoting conscious stewardship of our great planet. One of the things Bagoy's Florist & Home encourages our customers to do is to revel in some of the Earth's most beautiful features, its flowers. Read More about Earth Day’s Bountiful, Bright Flowers
Just in time for Administrative Professionals Day (April 25), we here at Bagoy's Florist & Home are calling attention to the condition of desks everywhere. After taking stock of the work surfaces in your place---including, but not limited to, conference tables, personal desks, common tables, reception areas and cubicles---ask yourself: Are our desks being all that they can be? Do they reflect order and efficiency? Or are they looking a little dismal and distressed? If the answer is the latter, you need a little desktop awareness in the form of new flowers and plants. Read More about Grow Some Desktop Awareness
We here at Bagoy's Florist & Home welcome spring for so many reasons, not least of which is the chance to clean and organize our homes for the season. We love the opportunity for a refresh and a reset, and one of the best ways to achieve both is to introduce new plants and flowers into our homes. Our healthy plants line is the perfect way to both refresh your home and to ensure that you're creating a healthier environment too. Read More about Plants And Flowers For A Healthier Spring
One of the most charming emblems of Easter is its baskets, which we here at Bagoy's Florist & Home are just as inclined to fill with flowers and plants as candy. This custom comes to us from ancient times, when farmers carted their spring seedlings in baskets to be blessed. Later still, the big Easter meal was brought in the same way for the same purpose. It's only fair that the Easter Bunny would be hopping around with one, too. Read More about Easter’s Flower-Filled Baskets
Ah spring . . . It's just around the corner, and we here at Bagoy's Florist & Home are ready to welcome it with open arms. But it's not just the season's flowers we're beholding, it's their scent. We like to remember that the experience of fresh flowers is more than just what we see; they appeal to all of our senses equally. And while it's true that not every flower is created equally when it comes to fragrance, each one does have a distinct smell of freshness. Today we look to one of the most fragrant flowers of the bunch. Read More about The Radiant Fragrance of Stargazer Lilies