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Flowers a Month for a Year!

Flowers a Month for a Year!

Mom and Dad just downsized? Your best friends are good to themselves? We can help you solve the “what to buy” question. Flowers a Month for a Year is a terrific gift. Something different arrives every month, to is styled to fit the season and it can be fresh flowers,...

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Father’s Day 2018

Father’s Day 2018

Father's Day was founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA in 1910 by  Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Arkansas. Its first celebration was in the Spokane YMCA on June 19, 1910. Her father, the Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised...

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Prom Proposal/Prom

Prom Proposal/Prom

So you’re planning to go to Prom. You’re thinking about a special person to ask. Flowers can be a beautiful part of your Prom Proposal. A fresh living gift to help you make the moment you ask that much more romantic. Maybe plans are already in place and it’s time to...

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History of Mother’s Day

History of Mother’s Day

Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of the mothergoddesses Rhea and Cybele, but the clearest modern precedent for Mother's Day is the early Christian festival known as “Mothering...

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Administrative Professionals’ Day

Administrative Professionals’ Day

Administrative Professionals' Day (also known as Secretaries' Day or Admin Day) is a day observed every year on the last Wednesday of April. In some countries, it falls within Administrative Professionals' Week (the last full week of April ). The day recognizes the...

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Gerbera Daisies Brighten Your Day!

Gerbera Daisies Brighten Your Day!

When you want to send the gift of cheer, Gerbera daisies are your sure choice. Distinguished by large flowering heads that closely resemble those of sunflowers, Gerbera daisies come in a vibrant rainbow of colors. Bright pink, snow white, sunny yellow, and ruby red...

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Forty 4 Forty

Forty 4 Forty

In June, Janet celebrates her 40th anniversary at East City Flower Shop. To commemorate this great occasion, we will be performing 40 Random Acts of Kindness in 30 days. Many things have changed in the flower world during the past 40 years, but the reasons why people...

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Winter care for your indoor plants

Winter is the perfect opportunity to spend some time with your houseplants.  With the weather particularly chilly in our climate, most of us find ourselves spending far more time indoors than out, and rightfully so!  All this time indoors can be a great opportunity to...

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St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day

Before green flowers became a hot trend, there were bells of Ireland, a flower in cultivation since the 1500’s. Also known as shell flowers, these flowers are native to Turkey, not Ireland, but their fresh green color and symbolism of luck coming from the bell shape...

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Shop locally on the Internet

We all would agree that the advent of the internet changed the way the world works forever — in mostly positive ways. However the internet has also opened the door for businesses that are less than scrupulous to prey on unsuspecting consumers. Regretfully, the flower...

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