Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day and Week

AFM1Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week from May 3rd to 8th with Teacher Appreciation Day falling right in the middle on May 5th. This is the time to say just how much you appreciate those hard-working individuals that teach your kids, focus on getting them excited about learning, and shape them as individuals with life skills and good decision-making skills.AFM2

If you are not sure what your children’s teachers might like, here are some examples of beautiful flower arrangements and other gifts that are a great way to say “thank you” to them:

CYMBIDIUM MORNING

This bubble bowl arrangement contains yellow cymbidium orchids, hypericom, red gerbera daisies, bittersweet and curly willow.Bottom of Form

CALLA LIGHT

This clear class rectangle vase includes white flowers, including calla lilies, roses, and hydrangea. The vase is tied with a unique foliage bow.AFM3

MANZANITA MAGIC

This pink-themed arrangement comes in a pink cube that is filled with pink hydrangea, red roses, pink cymbidium orchids and manzanita branches.

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This is a truly stunning flower arrangement that comes in an isometric dish and features a unique display of red ginger, birds of paradise, pin cushion protea, carnations, ti leaf, variegated pittosporum, curly willow, and tropical greenery.

ALLEN’S PICNIC BASKET

An alternative to flowers is a delicious basket of gourmet food that you can give to one teacher or to many to share. This picnic basket overflows with such goodies as seasonal fruit, cheese, chili sauce, tea, beef sausage, chocolate-covered cranberries, cocoa, nuts, spicy mustard and bison sticks.

SEA FARING ORCHIDS

While orchids are beautiful enough, this arrangement makes quite a statement with its unique combination of natural ingredients, including cymbidium orchids, papyrus, moss, seashells and bamboo, arranged in a cube vase.AFM5

In addition to these gift ideas, you can work with our floral design team to custom create a flower arrangement. Our online bakery offers a sweet way to say thanks while our flower shop also offers greeting cards, balloon bouquets, and more.

We deliver to schools, offices, and homes throughout the Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Orange County areas for Teacher Appreciation Day and Teacher Appreciation Week. Place your order in our Long Beach flower shop, by phone, or through our website to ensure you can let those teachers know just how much they are appreciated.

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Prom Season is Here with Custom-Designed Prom Flowers, Corsages, and Boutonnieres

AFM1It’s time for prom season and, at Allen’s Flower Market, of Long Beach, we are here to make it a fun, fast, and fabulous process to pick out your corsage and boutonniere and then have these hand-delivered to you whether you are in Long Beach, Los Angeles, or the Orange County area. You can also order online through our flower shop website for even greater convenience.AFM2

Our prom flowers, including corsages and boutonnieres, come in a range of colors and styles to match your prom attire. Flower choices include such beautiful options as agapanthus, alstroemeria, calla lilies, carnations, roses, cymbidium orchids and dedrobium orchids.AFM3

Here are some examples of corsages, boutonnieres, and flowers for the hair that you can choose from that illustrate the various styles, accents, colors, and flower varieties that we can use for the big dance.AFM4

3-HOT PINK ROSE CORSAGE WRISTLETT

This corsage for the wrist includes three hot pink roses, red dendrobium orchids, red hypericum, hot pink grass, greenery and rhinestones.

PERFECTLY PURPLE

This wristlet corsage includes three purple roses, misty blue, and a purple ribbon. AFM5

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This is designed into a wristlet corsage that has three pink roses on a beaded jeweled keepsake wristlet.AFM7

LE ORANGE CORSAGE

This unique corsage wristlet contains two shades of orange roses, hypericom, eucalyptus, and ribbons.AFM8

ROSE GARDEN WRISTLET

This extraordinary wristlet corsage has blush dendrobium orchids, pink roses, lavender stock, seeded eucalyptus, ming fern, and rhinestones.

YELLOW ROSE CORSAGE

This striking corsage wristlet has yellow roses, eucalyptus shoots, hypericom, and ribbons.

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This corsage for the hair consists of crespedia, roses, celosia, mini protea, seeded eucalyptus, and twine.

THE VICTORIAN

This hair corsage features pink, red, and peach roses as well as Stars of Bethlehem, red hypericom, lily grass, ruscus, and a range of greenery.

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This unique boutonniere has white dot poms that have been tied together by a ribbon.

WHITE ROSE AND DENDRO BOUT

A white rose, three green dendrobium orchids, and pittosporum leaves have been made into an eye-catching boutonniere.

These are just a few of the many prom flower designs that our Long Beach flower shop design team has made. We offer many more floral designs for prom or you can work directly with our floral design staff and create your own.

Recognizing the Hard Work of Your Admins

AFM1Each year, a week is set aside to recognize Administrative Professionals. This year, it is April 19 through April 24 with Administrative Professionals’ Day landing on Wednesday, April 22nd. This is the time to show them with a special event or some event at work just how much you appreciate their skill, dedication, and hard work in helping keep you on schedule and up-to-date as well as taking care of so many of the little things that help the company run efficiently.AFM2

Since your admin may often do the gift buying for you, you may be stuck as to what to get them so we’re giving you some ideas that illustrate the range of styles, colors, and prices in flower arrangements as well as providing a few other gift ideas that may appeal to your admin, virtual administrative professional, or team of admins.

BLUE PHILANOPSIS ORCHID PLANT

A six-inch, double spiked, blue philanopsis orchid plant in a ceramic pot makes a unique gift for an admin that they can enjoy for many months to come on their desk or at home.AFM3

COSMOPOLITAN

This is a truly stunning flower arrangement that is overflowing with orchids, hydrangeas, and alstroemeria that is sure to make any admin feel special.

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Besides flowers, we also have other green options, including this dish garden that has assorted green plants in a glass cube that has been decorated with curly willow and a dragonfly.

EURO BASKET GARDEN

Another long-lasting green option is the Euro Basket Garden, which contains kalanchoe, begonia, and African violets.

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Then, there are the sweet treats made fresh daily in Long Beach. This cookie assortment has all those ones we remember from childhood, including chocolate chip, oatmeal and raisin, peanut butter and coconut macaroon.

SWEETS AND SNACKS TRAY

Another fresh bakery gift is our Sweets and Snacks Tray that features cinnamon twists, palmiers and cinnamon palmiers, raspberry almond bars, coconut chocolate chip walnut bars and guava cream cheese bars. This is the perfect gift for an admin pool. A6

SCENIC SECRETARY SNACK BASKET

Another special treat is a snack basket full of goodies plus a beautiful peace lily plant.

Order Today!

With many items now on sale, this is the time to stop in our Long Beach flower shop and place your order, or you can order by phone or through our website.

Celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 5th

LB1To help you get in the spirit for Easter, which is this Sunday, April 5th, we have put together some great floral creations that provide a way to create festive décor throughout the house, including Easter centerpieces for the Easter brunch table, as well as offer up some great gifts for a host or a loved one during this special holiday.LB2

Easter Centerpieces

Dressing the Easter table is a special way to add a festive touch and incorporate flowers and greenery as symbols of this spring holiday. Here are some of the Easter centerpieces we offer:LB3

EASTER BUNNY

This is fun and unique way to dress the Easter table. It’s an Easter Bunny floral arrangement that is made from white Hydrangea and long lasting white carnations along with pink and white satin rabbit ears, eyes, a pink nose and whiskers as well as a mint green, polka dotted ribbon tied around his neck. The hand-designed Easter bunny is then placed in a nest of greenery, pink carnations and pastel pink, green, blue and yellow striped Easter eggs that have been tucked inside a white handled wicker basket.LB4

EASTER CENTERPIECE

The Easter table setting will be complete with this pretty spring centerpiece overflowing with spring flowers.LB5

SPRINGTIME BOUNTY

This beautiful spring Easter basket holds pink carnations, red mini carnations, purple statice, purple monte casino, pink roses, white daisy poms, pink alstroemaria and assorted greenery.

SPRING DELIGHT

This Easter centerpiece features a bright mix of yellow Asiatic lilies and roses, pink tulips and delphinium. It’s sure to add a festive touch to the Easter table.

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Whether you are decorating your home or giving these as a gift, check out our stunning Easter flower arrangements:

SPRINGTIME CELEBRATIONS

Liven up your Easter celebration with this lovely flower arrangement of gerbera daisies, white hydrangea, and tulips or Iris.

SPRING FEVER

This spring flower arrangement includes spray roses, roses, larkspur, lilies, mini carnations, gerberas and daisy poms in an array of colors.lb7

EASTER LILY PLANT IN TERRA COTTA POT

This double spiked Easter lily plant is uniquely displayed in a terra cotta pot and makes a great gift that symbolizes the spirit of Easter.

Easter Delivery for Long Beach and Orange County

Many of our Easter flower arrangements, Easter centerpieces, and Easter baskets are now on sale, which provides an additional incentive to shop with our Long Beach flower shop.

Now is the time to order to ensure delivery by Easter whether you plan on sending Easter flowers to someone in Long Beach, Los Angeles, or Orange County. Order now by visiting our Long Beach flower shop, by calling us, or by using our online ordering system on our website.