Make a Difference Day in Long Beach

This Saturday is Make a Difference Day. This happens every year on the fourth Saturday of October. It’s a time to celebrate those service hearts throughout the country that want to change the world for the better. These people want to help others by working on individual, family, and group projects.

There are many projects right here in Long Beach that you can get involved with this Saturday. Check out the Make a Difference Day website where you can put in Long Beach or zip code to find out what’s going on. There is something for everyone to get involved, including kids. You can never start too early on wanting to make a positive change.

We suggest sending out some special flowers to those making a difference or even gifting someone as a way to make a difference in their day, especially anyone that has struggled recently. Here are some great floral gift ideas from our fall flower collection:

TUSCAN SUN

This warm and inviting flower arrangement contains sunflowers, mums, and orange floral accents. It is made to feel like an afternoon in Tuscany, Italy and it does just that!

EARTH AND WIND

This glass cube flower arrangement has hydrangea, sunflowers, spray roses, succulents, curly willow, and bear grass. The bottom of the cube is filled with seashells and rocks.

SUNSHINE

This floral design captures sunshine in a cube vase. It offers sunflowers and yellow roses along with red berries greenery.

FIELDS OF FALL

A wide arrangement of colorful autumn flowers are wrapped with a raffia bow.

CUBIC SUNFLOWERS

This flower arrangement arrives in a cube vase that has been filled with sunflowers, delphinium, alstroemeria and other fall flowers.

DESIGNED SUNFLOWERS

Fresh-cut sunflowers are arranged with other colorful and bright fall flowers.

AN AUTUMN TO REMEMBER

This arrangement comes in a terracotta pot. It includes lilies, roses, and berries.

It’s time to place your order now for Make a Difference Day. We do offer same day delivery throughout the Long Beach area.

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Add Flowers to the List for Romance Awareness Month

August is known as Romance Awareness Month. While it is good to be aware of romance and understands what it means, it’s even better to act on it and show that special someone what they mean to you.

Flowers are one of the most romantic gestures you can make because their natural beauty serves as a symbol of your love.

We have created a love and romance flower collection to help you celebrate this month and your love for each other.

Each floral design has been conceptualized by our award-winning floral design team to capture all the emotions that go into your relationship with your significant other like these beautiful designs:

CRAZY FOR YOU

This flower arrangement defines romance with its combination of red roses, stargazer lilies, white snapdragons, and white hydrangea.

ROSES AND CALLAS

This is another romantic arrangement focused on the splendor of roses along with other premium flowers like calla lilies. This elegant floral display is hand arranged and delivered in a glass vase.

A ROSE PARADE

This romantic flower arrangement includes California-grown stargazer lilies, red roses from Ecuador, and accent greenery to create a memorable, awe-inspiring look. 

HYDRANGEA ELEGANCE

This unique flower arrangement includes a cloud of white hydrangea that holds purple dendrobium orchids and yellow tiger lilies.

PRETTY IN PINK

If your significant other loves the color pink, this is the flower bouquet for them. It contains hot pink roses, ranunculus, lilies, and bouvardia all hand arranged in a low cylindrical vase.

TROPICAL PARADISE

This stunning arrangement overflows with premium flowers like roses, tulips, hydrangea, and cymbidium orchids in a low-profile cylinder vase that has been lined with a ti leaf.

THE ROMANTIC

If you want to give more than just a flower arrangement, then consider this special package. It combines a dozen Ecuadorian red roses with a teddy bear, chocolates, and a Mylar balloon.

SHOOTING STAR

This colorful flower arrangement features roses, hydrangea, lilies, calla lilies, orchids and more.

Order Today!

Now’s the time to inject a little romance into your life and enjoy all that flowers offer you and your loved one. Place your order online, call us, or visit our Long Beach flower shop. Whether your love is here in Long Beach or across the country, we can deliver this romance!

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!

Autumn is Here and So are Our Fall Flowers!

afm1Autumn officially arrives on September 22nd, but the good news is we are already ready for it with our new fall flower arrangement collection.

Plus, our Long Beach flower shop also has other seasonal gifts like fall collectibles and more.afm4

To get you in the mood for the changing season and show you what you can give as gifts for those special birthdays or use as décor for your home during the Jewish New Year, Halloween, and Thanksgiving, check out these amazing fall flower arrangements:

  • We have many flower centerpieces and excellent floral displays that fit in great at the dining table, coffee table, foyer and more. Harvest Hurricane offers a hurricane candle centerpiece with orchids, gerbera daisies, lilies, berry and foliage. Allen’s Autumn Centerpiece has roses, orchids, lilies, sunflowers and decorative feathers.afm3
  • Cornucopias are a symbol of fall that makes a nice touch in your home or as a gift. The Rustic Cornucopia has fall leaves, daisies, cattails and sunflowers while the Fall Cornucopia has fall foliage, roses, sunflowers and chrysanthemums.
  • Many of our fall flower arrangements are very unique. For example, Bam Boo Boo has orange lilies, green cymbidium orchids, coxcomb, millet, hypericum and bamboo in a cube vase. Autumn’s Finest has hybrid lilies, yellow spray roses, bupleurum and salal. Fall Fashion contains red gladiolus and roses, sunflowers, orange Asiatic lilies, solidago, bear grass and greenery in a ginger jar vase. Winds of Fall features hydrangea, cream roses, orange gerbera daisies, hypericum and seeded eucalyptus in a bunch vase.afm5

You can visit our Long Beach flower shop to order, call us, or go online to our website and place your order for the Long Beach area.afm8

We also deliver throughout the country so we can help you send a little bit of Autumn anywhere in the nation.

Toast Special Friends Near and Far During Friendship Week

AFM1AFM2This year, Friendship Week is August 21st through August 27th.

This is the time to let your friends know just how special they are and what they mean to you.

Friends are special gifts who then deserve something special during Friendship Week.

You can spend time with them, call them to let them know you are thinking of them, or send them a special gift like flowers or a tasty gift.

Here are some ideas from our collections of flowers and gifts:

  • Roseheart offers a dozen roses arranged low and compact with two French tulips standing tall in the center with a heart made of bear grass.AFM4
  • Pink Lady has 50 hot pink roses arranged with tropical foliage, hot pink rocks, and design accents.
  • Pinkwater has a white hydrangea base with pink starfighters and pink roses. The flowers are arranged in a clear cylinder vase that has wire and pink acrylic rocks.
  • Hydrangea Elegance has a white hydrangea base with a spray of purple dendrobium orchids and yellow tiger lilies.
  • The Pike features pink roses, liastris, purple calla lilies, purple and green hydrangea, curly willow and acrylic rocks.AFM5
  • On the delicious side, we have an online bakery with fresh baked goods from a local Long Beach bakery. This includes the Sweets and Snacks Tray with cinnamon twists, palmiers, raspberry almond bars, coconut-chocolate chip-walnut bars, and guava cream cheese bars. Other goodies include Godiva Belgian Chocolates, including a 19-piece assortment.
  • We also have balloons and balloon bouquets, greeting cards, teddy bears, chocolates, and green and blooming plants.AFM3

Most of these and the rest of our collection are available to ship throughout the United States and, of course, all over the Long Beach area. Just call us, visit our Long Beach flower shop, or go online to our website.

Celebrate National Smile Week in Long Beach

AFM1The second week of August is designated as National Smile Week.AFM2

This is a week to focus on the positive things we can do to bring a smile to the face of others in our lives or even complete strangers we see throughout the day.

It’s important to think about how we can say nice things or even just a “hello” or “thank you” that could add a smile to someone else’s face.AFM3

We have a wide selection of beautiful and bright flowers that are bound to make someone else smile.

Each of these stunning arrangements can show your friends, family, colleagues or clients just how much you care about them during this special week and the whole year round:

  • Graceful Gerberas contains 13 assorted colors of this bold and beautiful daisy arranged in a clear glass vase.
  • Long Beach Daisy Delight features orange roses and gerberas, hydrangea, cymbidium orchids, curly willow and spray roses.AFM4
  • Sunny Sunflowers is a vase full of sunshine, overflowing with numerous sunflowers.
  • Pretty in Pink is a small floral design that features ranunculus, lilies, hot pink roses and bouvardia in a low cylindrical vase.
  • Calla Light features white calla lilies, hydrangea, and roses arranged in a clear glass rectangular vase with a foliage bow.AFM5
  • Lovely Larkspur has larkspur, alstromeria, casa blanca lilies, carnations and daisy poms in a ginger jar vase wrapped in a pink polka-dot ribbon.
  • Purple Pizazz has purple allay lilies and roses in a glass cube accented with greenery.
  • Simple Elegance has white cymbidium orchids, casa blanca lilies, tulips, hydrangea, snapdragons, wax flower and ruscus arranged in an open floral design style.AFM6

You can order in our Long Beach flower shop, call us, or go to our website.

Most of these selections ship around the U.S. as well as throughout the Long Beach area.

Don’t miss out on making someone smile during National Smile Week!

Our Long Beach Showroom is Blooming with Summer Flowers and Great Gifts

AFM1AFM2While we encourage you to use our website on their computers, smartphones, and tablets, we really enjoy when you decide to come into our Long Beach flower shop and check out what we have on display for flower arrangements, bouquets, centerpieces and more, including contemporary floral designs.

This summer season is no different. We have added all types of great summer flowers, summer plants, and summer gifts to our Long Beach showroom that we would love you to come in and check out for those on your list that you plan on buying gifts for as well as for any upcoming events or even for your own home décor.AFM3

Here is a sampling of some of the floral items you can see in our Long Beach showroom this summer:

  • Gracefully Elegant has gerbera daisies, lilies, alstromeria, snapdragons and roses in various shades of pink along with an array of greenery.AFM4
  • The Suns of Belmont Shore shows off those gorgeous sunflowers along with blue delphinium and alstromeria.
  • Calla Light features white roses, hydrangea, and calla lilies in a clear glass rectangle vase.
  • Lovely Larkspur has larkspur as its central feature surrounded by alstromeria, casa blanca lilies, carnations, and daisy poms in a ginger jar.
  • U Ray includes birds of paradise, pin cushion protea, red ginger, carnations, ti leaf, curly willow, variegated pittosporum and assorted tropical greenery in an isometric dish.AFM6
  • Bubble Bowl Design has pastel roses and white lilies in a bubble bowl bouquet.
  • Epicurean Delight is a great example of our luxury flower arrangements with high-end flowers like roses, tulips, cymbidium orchids and hydrangea in a cylindrical glass vase that has been lined with decorative foliage.
  • Allen’s Flowerland is a beautiful floral display with orange tulips, hot pink dahlias, yellow roses, lavender calla lilies, white hydrangea, and seeded eucalyptus in a glass cube vase that has been lined with river rocks.AFM7

Come on by and check it out. We’d love to meet more of our customers and enjoy spending time getting to know you.