Start Wedding Planning on National Proposal Day!

Today, March 20th is National Proposal Day, a day that celebrates the idea of love and marriage by recognizing the proposal part of the equation.

Whether you got a proposal today, Valentine’s Day, or any other special day in recent weeks, you may be basking in the excitement but your brain is thinking about all the things that you need to start planning.

Most wedding planning starts months in advance, and that includes designing and ordering your wedding flowers.

That’s where we can come in and take a lot of the work off your hands so you can focus on all the other aspects without having to worry if your flowers will look as you planned and if everything will be perfect on the big day.

Our floral design and wedding consultation team at our Long Beach flower shop created a dedicated wedding flower and event website that is full of content and pictures that can help you decide what you want as well as see what we have done for others in terms of quality, creativity, and value.

To help you with budgeting, the wedding flower website also lists wedding flower packages that illustrate just how much you can get for your money and provides an estimate of what it will cost.

Of course, we can do all custom wedding flower orders as well for bouquets, the wedding party, wedding ceremony and reception, and the cake.

You can also benefit from the numerous wedding tips and wedding traditions we have listed on the website to help you with all aspects of the wedding planning process.

With all the planning you will do, you can then sit back, relax, and enjoy the day.

For more information, be sure to schedule your free wedding consultation today for your upcoming wedding.

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Get Your Green On for St. Patrick’s Day!

Friday, March 17th is a day where we all become a little bit Irish for St. Patrick’s Day.

It’s a fun and raucous celebration that means putting on the green and enjoying some corned beef, cabbage, and possibly some green beer if you like that sort of thing.

Here, at Allen’s Flower Market, we have a wide selection for St. Patrick’s Day to get everyone in the celebratory mood.

Here are some highlights from our St. Patrick’s Day collection:

  • Shannon River offers green hydrangea, Yoko Ono poms, lily grass, salal and bronze calla lilies for a unique display. The base of this flower arrangement features rolled and looped ti leaves along with lily grass.
  • The Dubliner includes green bells of Ireland, green cymbidium orchids, and green Fuji mums along with white dendrobium orchids, hand palm, and curly willow.
  • Riverdance features green carnations in a bubble bowl that is accented with green pittosporum and diamond statice.
  • Lady Luck offers lemonade roses, green hypericum, and pittosporum in a cylinder that has been lined with clear acrylic stones.
  • Green Goddess has green hydrangea, roses, and cymbidium orchids along with purple hydrangea in a cylinder vase that has been lined with ti leaves.
  • Laffey River is another spectacular flower arrangement for St. Patrick’s Day with mini green hydrangea, cymbidium orchids, hypericum and lily grass in a bookend vase.

Along with these special flower arrangements, we have many green plants and blooming plants that are also a great gift for St. Patrick’s Day.

You can visit our Long Beach flower shop, call us, or go online to our website to place your orders now!

We also offer same-day delivery for certain areas so you won’t miss out on adding a bit more green to your life for St. Patrick’s Day!

Don’t forget that Easter is just around the corner so look for our special Easter collection coming soon!

Celebrating Great Employees and Talented Women

One of the best competitive advantages a company can have is its team of talented individuals.

That’s why it’s important to acknowledge how much they do for you on a daily basis.

Here, at Allen’s Flower Market, we value every individual who works here and puts in their talent, creativity, and commitment to offering our customers the best service, quality and freshness, and floral design.

That’s why it’s important to acknowledge how much they do for you on a daily basis. Here, at Allen’s Flower Market, we value every individual who works here and puts in their talent, creativity, and commitment to offering our customers the best service, quality and freshness, and floral design.

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, which means it’s a good day to stop by or call us for a same-day delivery of beautiful flowers or flowering plant. 

Next week, on Wednesday, March 8th, it’s International Working Women’s Day, which is another time to acknowledge the hard-working women around the world who have their own businesses or who put their heart and soul into the companies they represent.

To help you decide what to get the talent on your team, here are some ideas from our spring flower collection many of which are now on sale to celebrate the impending start to spring:

  • Allen’s Garden of Spring features gerbera daisies, garden roses, stock and stargazer lilies in a ginger glass vase.
  • Queen of Naples offers a wide range of spring flowers hand-arranged in a bunch vase.
  • Canasta Primavera includes sunflowers, roses, Monte Casino, poms, spider mums, and alstroemeria in a white handled basket that has been accented with butterflies.
  • Gerbera Garden has stunning gerbera daisies where you can pick the color along with green ball dianthus and bear grass loops arranged in a glass cube.
  • Spring Citadel has seasonal flowers in bright colors that are sure to delight your recipient.
  • Spring Harvest offers California flowers like pastel gerbera daisies and tulips for a stunning floral display.
  • Allen’s Flowerland has white hydrangea, hot pink dahlias, yellow roses, and lavender calla lilies along with seeded eucalyptus in a glass cube vase that has been lined with river rocks.

Don’t forget that our Long Beach flower shop also features our online bakery, chocolates, gift baskets, balloons, cards and special seasonal gifts!