Grieving the loss of a loved one can be a difficult and emotional time. Sending sympathy flowers as a means of expressing condolences is a thoughtful and meaningful way to lend your support. There are many styles of funeral arrangements that are available, and the best one to send is generally related to your relationship with the deceased, as well as the location to which the flowers will be delivered. The team at Al's Flowers is here to lend a compassionate hand in assisting you in choosing the best flowers for you. Read More about Express Your Condolences with Sympathy Flowers
Even though it’s still hot outside, students everywhere are preparing for school, gathering supplies and last-minute necessities. College students are thinking about dorm life and all of the adventure college holds. For some, this may be their first experience living away from home. This is a huge transition, but with a little help from the floral team at Al’s Florist, you can help your student decorate the dorm room and leave him or her with a few reminders of home. Read More about Dorm Room Decorating Your Student Will Love
We are in the middle of summer here in Florida, and there is no denying that the heat is on! That's why we just love the fact that the birth flower of July cools things way down, with the beautifully serene shades of the gorgeous blue delphinium. For all your July birthdays - including if you are welcoming a new baby boy on his actual birth day - consider calling Al's Florist and asking for the beguiling blue delphinium for their special arrangement.
Did You Know? Unlike the birth flower, the birthstone of July is as fiery as the temperature outside - the vivid red ruby holds the gemstone honor for the month. Read More about Delphinium for July Birthdays
As we settle into summer, some beautiful visitors may be appearing around your neighborhood. Butterflies and bees are out and about, seeking nectar to eat and gardens to pollinate. With some investigation, you will be able to purchase the right plants and flowers to create a patio butterfly garden of your own; or maybe even help the cause of the endangered bee population. The additional of bee-friendly flowers to your front porches or back lanais will prove irresistible to these hard-working insects - and Al's Florist can provide you with what you will need. Read More about Bee-Friendly Flowers & Other Useful Summer Plants
Now that summer is in full swing, we begin to turn our thoughts to Independence Day celebrations. July 4th provides many opportunities for gathering together with friends and family, celebrating picnics, parades, and fireworks. At Al’s Florist, we are excited to provide the Fourth of July flowers that you'll need to make every event a spectacular patriotic event.
The Perfect Flowers: Select from a variety of bouquets that include roses, lilies, delphinium, carnations and hydrangea for elegant and stylish representations of our flag’s colors. Need ideas? Just give us a call! Read More about Celebrating with Fourth of July Flowers
Summer is here and life is just a little more relaxed. Lazy evenings with extended daylight afford us the opportunity to gather with family and friends more frequently - and whether a friendly barbecue, casual picnic or sophisticated gourmet dinner, flowers make any occasion feel more special. When you are planning your summer parties, don't forget the small details that will make your time together even more memorable - summer centerpieces and seasonal flowers from Al's Florist are a beautiful way to add color and style to your get-together.
Keep Cool - Fresh cut flowers should have adequate hydration and shade on hot sunny days. A floral bouquet will stay gorgeous if you keep the stems submerged in clean water, and position the arrangement out of direct sunlight when possible. Read More about Seasonal Flowers for All Your Summer Parties
The month of June is Wedding Month, and you can trust Al’s Florist to create extraordinary and memorable wedding florals. We know you want everything to be perfect for your special day, and we are eager to do our part to make that happen. Whether you know exactly how you would like your special day to look, or need some assistance narrowing down the possibilities, the floral designers at Al’s Florist can give you all the tools you need to make your big day just perfect.
Check out our Wedding Site, which features photo galleries, tips, traditions, and more - or browse our Pinterest boards for even more inspiration. Read More about Beautiful Anniversary & Wedding Florals
June is National Rose Month, and although roses are popular year-round, we love having a month set aside to celebrate this classic and timeless flower. Considered the go-to bloom for everything from romance to friendship to congratulations, roses are a part of our lives. At Al's Florist, we have all of the colorful, vibrant, romantic and fun roses that you will need - and to observe this special month, thought we would share a bit of trivia about these popular flowers. Read More about Celebrating National Rose Month
There are over 71 million Dads in the United States, but yours is the most special. On June 18, we have the unique opportunity to thank the men who have always quietly had our back, worked tirelessly every day to take care of us, and did so with very little accolade. Here's to you, Dad - this is your day!
Father's Day gifts have traditionally caused some angst; after all, he isn't the easiest person to buy for! But we have assembled a collection of red--hot gifts and cool ideas that are sure to get his attention. Tell him he means the world to you, with a unique gift from Al's Florist. Read More about Father’s Day Gifts Designed Just for Him