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What are the best kinds of flowers to send to a man?

The Best Flowers to Send to a Man

Thinking about sending that special man in your life some flowers? If he has a preference, great! You already know what to get. If you're unsure, try sending an exotic cactus or an unusual combination of "chicks and hens" (otherwise known as succulent evergreen perennials). Mixing various kinds of succulents in a large indoor plant container makes an interesting focal point in any house, condo, or apartment. They can be planted inside or out and are very easy to care for. The most important thing when choosing plants is to make sure they match your growing area.

   
Why send flowers to the office?

Boost Productivity with Flowers

If you have the urge to send flower arrangements to that special someone's place of business, don't hold back. Did you know that the existence of flowers and plants in a work environment have been proven to increase productivity? Research was conducted at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas that showed an increase in idea generation and creative performances as well as a substantial improvement in problem-solving skills in areas containing plants and flowers.

* Bosses, try sending plants and flowers to employees in your office environment. Your employees will feel special, the office will look great, and productivity will be on the rise.

   
Do I need a reason to send flowers?

Do It "Just Because"

Spring is in the air; the birds are singing and the flowers are in full bloom. It's beautiful outside so why not do something beautiful for someone that you care about? The best reason to send flowers is “just because” so why not send a little of that sunshine that you're feeling someone else's way?!

In addition, polls have proven that 83% of women enjoy flowers more if they are a complete surprise. So, you're sold on the idea of sending flowers, now how do you choose which kind to order? Steer clear of the stereotypical, like roses, and embrace the season. Spring is busting with vivid colors and some spring flowers that celebrate them include daffodils, tulips, and hyacinth.

   
What do I need to order flowers online?

Be Prepared Before Ordering Flowers

So, you've been shopping online for hours to find the perfect flowers to send to your sweetie and you finally found them. They're absolutely perfect and you know she/he will love them but what do you do now? Finding the flowers is half the battle, now you have to send them. It isn't difficult to order flowers online but there are some things you should have on hand. To avoid a mad dash to locate everything at once, here's a little list of things you will be prompted to give:

  • To whom the flowers are to be sent
  • Full shipping address
  • Phone number of the person receiving the flowers
  • Desired delivery date
  • Message you would like written on the card
  • Your name, phone number, and address
  • Payment information

   
How can I get a unique flower arrangement?

Make That Arrangement Special

If you're going to send flowers don't go for the stereotypical route, be original. There are countless flowers out there so submerge yourself in the possibilities. Making flower arrangements is an art and a talented florist can create a magnificent magnum opus for any occasion or event.

A lot of florists have websites where they display samples of arrangements they can and have produced. But why order one of these when you can have something truly unique created just for you? Get something truly special by asking the florist to incorporate any “specialty” flowers that he may currently have in stock. Remember that you florist is a professional and knows what he's doing—trust him.

   
Do plants and flowers make good holiday gifts?

Tis the Season for Giving…Flowers

Are you racing around trying to buy holiday gifts for everyone on your list? Getting gifts out to everyone, near or far, doesn't have to be difficult. Instead of running in and out of every store in town make one stop at your local flower shop or a couple clicks on an online flower site and send flower arrangements to those hard to shop for folk. Winter is the number 1 flower-buying season and there's a reason for that, plants and flowers make great gifts. Here are some great gift ideas:

  • Look for arrangements using poinsettias and amaryllis (flowers of the season)
  • Think wreaths—they make beautiful door hangings and can also be used as centerpieces
  • Ask your florist to incorporate pieces of evergreen into the arrangement for a real holiday feel
  • Find arrangements with candles, fruit, and ornaments used as focal points
  • Anything that is deep purple or red, these are great winter season colors

   
Is the Flower of the Month club expensive?

Flower of the Month Club

Do not just give your partner flowers when you are in the dog house. While flowers are always appreciated, they should also be given just because you love her. If you want to really impress your partner and show her that you are thinking about her – enroll in her a Flower of the Month club. You can hand pick special flowers each month, or you can enroll in a “Rose of the Month,” “Orchid of the Month” or another flower favorite club. There are also Flowers of the Month clubs which consist of bouquets of each month's flower. Here is a list of each month and their corresponding flower:

January – Carnation

February – Violet

March – Jonquil

April – Sweet Pea

May – Lily of the Valley

June – Rose

July – Larkspur

August – Gladiolus

September – Aster

October – Calendula

November – Chrysanthemum

December – Narcissus

Surprise your partner with flowers each month. Signing up is easy and you can arrange this unique gift with one short phone call. The flowers will generally cost less than the price of one meal out with your partner.

   
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