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Al's Florist

Your Hollywood, Florida Florist | Family Owned Since 1965

Al’s Florist’s Guide to Orchids

Orchids have a particular mystery, grace, and beauty about them that is singular only to this particular plant species. Because of this, they have been treasured and sought-after for hundreds of years. Growing in a large variety of colors and blooming and various shapes and sizes, orchids are as diverse looking as they are loved. Read More about Al’s Florist’s Guide to Orchids »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on February 18, 2021 | Last Updated: March 5, 2021 Flowers Orchids Plants

Poinsettia Care 101: Keep Your Poinsettia Alive All Year

Poinsettias are without a doubt the holiday season’s favorite plant! With joyful, vibrant red leaves, it has become synonymous with Holiday cheer. Besides the red-leafed variety, over the years there has been a rise in different colored varieties… Read More about Poinsettia Care 101: Keep Your Poinsettia Alive All Year »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on November 29, 2020 Christmas Decor Flowers Gifts Holiday Plants Holidays Plants Poinsettias

Nine Benefits of Having Colorful Flowers and Plants

Traditionally, flowers have been a thoughtful way to celebrate, support, and convey love to our family and friends. From birthdays and anniversaries to get-well surprises and sympathy blooms, plants and flowers have proven to be perfect for any… Read More about Nine Benefits of Having Colorful Flowers and Plants »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on March 17, 2020 | Last Updated: April 5, 2021 Benefits of Flowers Benefits of Plants Flowers Gifts Plants Self-Care

Enjoy Greens All Winter Long

Just because winter has arrived does not mean you have to do without the beauty of fresh green plants and flowers until spring. There are plenty of beautiful varieties that grow and even thrive during the winter months. With a bit of care and attention, these gorgeous plants can last for months and even years. The floral designers at Al’s Florist are eager to share our favorite winter plants with you. Choose something to include in your home this season, or send to a friend as a fresh pick-me-up mid-winter.  Read More about Enjoy Greens All Winter Long »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on December 16, 2019 | Last Updated: December 18, 2019 Plants

5 Things College Students Don’t Know They Need

Gifts For College Students Leaving for college is a busy and exciting time. Students have to figure out their class schedule and meal plan, get parking stickers and student IDs, and find their way around a new environment. If you have a student leaving for college soon, you’ve likely thought about what they might need once they get there. But if you’re thinking about gifting them with something a little extra, something they may not think of for themselves, the designers at Al’s Florist have got you covered. We’ve compiled a short list of ideas for back-to-school gifts that will let your student know how much you love and care for them, even when they’re miles away.  Read More about 5 Things College Students Don’t Know They Need »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on July 18, 2019 | Last Updated: July 26, 2019 Back to School Flowers Gifts Plants

Take Care Of Yourself This September With Plants

We often can feel overwhelmed by the many responsibilities we have in life. This can make caring for one more thing seem difficult. But when that one more thing is a thriving green houseplant, you actually take care of yourself at the same time. Plants give us much-needed oxygen as well as a sense of calm when introduced to our living space. Owning plants is known to reduce stress and fill your world with a sense of balance. It can improve empathy and fill you with a sense of purpose. The floral artisans at Al’s Florist in Hollywood, FL, are eager to share some of our favorite greens with you. Consider bringing home a new plant for the wellness of your entire family. Read More about Take Care Of Yourself This September With Plants »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on September 10, 2018 Plants

A Basket Of Goodness For Teachers And Nurses

It's about time to celebrate those super ladies in your life. May 6 through May 12 is both Teacher and Nurse Appreciation week, and while we here at Al's Florist know that there are some awesome men serving in both capacities, these fields are primarily dominated by women, many of whom who are also mothers. So it's the perfect opportunity to just call them what they are and celebrate it: Super Ladies. Read More about A Basket Of Goodness For Teachers And Nurses »
Posted by Vicky Rotunno on April 23, 2018 Gifts Plants