Monthly Archives: March 2012

Celebrate Easter with Family, Friends and Flowers!

Photo of Tulips in Spring Rainbow Vase

Tulips in Spring Rainbow Vase

Easter falls early this spring so it’s fitting that the unusually warm weather has beckoned the trees and flowers to bloom early too. Easter Sunday is on Sunday, April 8th. The occasion reminds us of rebirth and renewal and certainly brings us back to nature. Everywhere you look spring is in the air. At Brant Florist, we’re ready to help you bring in the season with beautiful, fresh Easter flowers!

Photo of Azalea Blooming Plant

Azalea Blooming Plant

Each family has their own Easter traditions. Some will celebrate with a formal dinner while others will make it a more casual affair by inviting friends over for a barbecue. It’s often a time when little girls get to select new Easter dresses and all of the children look forward to a fun-filled scavenger hunt. Many will have and share flowers with those they love.

In preparation for Easter in our home, we’ll paint eggs and bring out Easter decorations including bunnies and elaborately decorated wooden eggs that we have been collecting for years. We’ll do some Easter baking, (or at least pick-up treats from the bakery), and of course we’ll fill our home with fresh flowers!

Photo of Spring Blessings Easter Lily Plant

Spring Blessings Easter Lily Plant

At the shop, we’ll be busy fulfilling orders for traditional white Easter lily plants as well as colorful Easter Flower Arrangements and Bouquets and Easter fruit baskets too. When you share a gift of flowers by Brant Florist, you can rest assured that our flowers are always hand-arranged and hand delivered with care. For certain, Easter flowers keep you close even when distance keeps you apart.

Photo of Spring Favorites

Spring Favorites

There are lots of admired spring flowers that we deliver in the days leading up to Easter. Tulip bouquets are a favorite and they are available in a multitude of cheerful spring hues. Or, for an extra special gift send an arrangement of monochromatic tulips, (one color), in a keepsake vase. Our Nature Wonders Bouquet is a stunning salute to spring with lilies, iris and daisies hand-arranged in a garden basket. Another breathtaking choice is our indoor Azalea Blooming Plant that can be planted in the garden for the summer! Gourmet fruit baskets are another excellent Easter gift choice.

Photo of Gourmet Fruit Basket

Gourmet Fruit Basket

Our Spring Favorites arrangement is a spectacular collection of spray roses, tulips, irises, hyacinth, asters and chrysanthemums. Together, these delightful blooms are arranged in a terra-cotta pot. If you do celebrate with a formal dinner, it won’t take long for guests to spot this beautiful Easter centerpiece and comment on how welcoming it makes your home feel.

We would be honored to assist you with your Easter floral gift and gift basket needs. And, as we take this time to take in the beauty of spring we wish you, our valued clients, family and friends blessings for Easter and the rest of the year.

Mark the Date with a gift of Flowers: March 18th is Mothering Sunday

Scented Spring Perfect Gift

Scented Spring Perfect Gift

The UK’s Mothering Sunday is equivalent to Mother’s Day in the US/Canada but the celebrations fall on different dates. In North America we celebrate Mother’s Day in the lovely month of May. Mothering Sunday, on the other hand, is just a heart beat away as it falls on March 18th this year and is always on the fourth Sunday of Lent. No matter that Mum lives half way across the world, of course you’ll send her flowers because you adore how happy flowers make her feel. Thankfully, sending her a bouquet of posies is a heartfelt way to bring a whole lot of sunshine into Mum’s day even if you can’t be together.

Photo of Mother's Day Perfect Gift

Mothers Day Perfect Gift

At Brant Florist, we make ordering beautiful flowers for Mothering Sunday easy. You can call us to place your international flower order, visit us in the store or conveniently shop our website by clicking the UK delivery destination icon. Once clicked, our ‘International Destinations—United Kingdom’ page offers a wonderful assortment of flower options ideal for Mothering Sunday.

Whether you select a stunning orchid, a thoughtful arrangement of plants or a sweet hand tied bouquet you are sure to make Mum’s heart sing at the sight of the stunning flowers. When ordering, remember to consider her favorite blooms and colors…perhaps roses are her favorite and as for color, maybe she fancies bright hues like hot orange and deep yellow or calm hues of crème and white. Once you decide on flowers, (we’d be happy to make a few suggestions), you may also treat her to scrumptious chocolates or even wine to add to your flower order!

Photo of Arrangement of plants

Arrangement of Plants

If it all sounds effortless, it really can be with the help of our staff at Brant Florist. With 50 years of experience in designing Mother’s Day arrangements and delivering locally, to the US and internationally, you can breathe easy. We work with a top notch network of trusted florists abroad and offer next day deliver to most international destinations. Mark the date and contact us before March 18th to place your Mothering Sunday flower order.

And for those living in the North America order your Mother’s Day Flowers before Sunday, May 13th and express your gratitude.

Green Shamrocks and Flowers for St. Patrick’s Day

For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way…
good health, good luck and happiness for today and every day – Author Unknown

Photo of White Tulips Vased

White Tulips Vased

Leaping leprechauns, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 17th! Will you wear green or perhaps prepare a traditional feast of corned beef and cabbage? Maybe you’ll join friends at a local eatery where bagpipes will be playing. Your children may even decide to star in their own St. Patrick’s Day parade at home! Have you ever thought about starting your own tradition of sending a St. Patrick’s Day bouquet to a dear friend?

Photo of Sunny Sentiments

Sunny Sentiments

No matter how you plan to celebrate, you can count on the simple act of sending flowers as a sure fire way to make her/his Irish eyes smile! Flowers are an easy and heartfelt way to express well wishes for St. Patrick’s Day and the coming spring season. At Brant Florist, we’ve got our green thumbs ready to design a custom St. Patrick’s Day flower arrangement especially for you. Or you may choose flowers from one of our existing designs or even stop by the shop to pick-up a bouquet of white blooms to plunk in your favorite green vase at home.

Photo of Go Green Orchids

Go Green Orchids

If the idea of sending St. Patrick day flowers to a friend feels right or you fancy some lovely blooms for yourself, we have lots of St. Patrick’s Day favorites. Fresh mixed blooms welcome spring and St. Patrick’s Day like nothing else. White carnations are an appropriate choice for St. Patrick’s Day–they smell like cloves and are long lasting too! Tulips are a fabulous springtime favorite and daisies are ever so cheerful. Orchids or roses can make for an extra special St. Patrick’s Day arrangement too. Call or visit and let us help you spread some St. Patrick’s Day cheer.