Category: Flower Tips

National Gardening Day Blooms in April

Yellow Floral Arrangement

At Cole’s Flowers, we believe that flowers are always in season but the spring season specifically brings forth luscious gardens and blooming bouquets. Celebrate National Gardening Day on April 14 with a fresh bouquet of flowers and get inspired to spruce up your garden. Cole’s Flowers has highlighted several of our stunning spring bouquets that… Read more »

Rose Colors and Their Meanings

Rose Colors and Their Meanings

Roses are usually synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but there are so many beautiful colors to be had  year-round. Whatever the message, there’s a rose color for that. Check out our gifting guide to rose colors and their meanings below. Red: This color is the most popular of the bunch. An auspicious symbol of love, the… Read more »

Tips for Running a Successful Floral Shop

Floral Shop Tips

Creating a successful floral shop can have its challenges, especially in a small town. Not only are your competitors a little closer to home, but you have to think smart and get creative in order to drum up business outside of major holidays, like Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. Trust us; we know what it’s… Read more »

Brighten Someone’s Day with these Just Because Bouquets

Bring on the Happy

What’s the best reason to get flowers? For no reason at all! To spread a little extra love, to celebrate the beginning of the spring, or to send a bouquet to someone “just because,” buying someone you love the gift of flowers is always appreciated. You’ll brighten their day, and they’ll spread the sunshine to… Read more »

Sending Your Sympathies: Guidelines for Funeral Flowers

A death of someone close to you, a friend or a loved one is a terrible thing. During these times, one of the more instinctual ways to express sorrow is to send flowers. However, the type of arrangement sent may or may not be appropriate. Even the type or color of flower could be offensive,… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Is Coming: Don’t Forget the Flowers!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Instead of scrambling at the last minute at the grocery store to find a generic bouquet, do something different this year and preorder your Valentine’s Day bouquet. Making your flower plans early will save you a large amount of time and stress and make sure that you’ve got… Read more »

Welcome a New Baby With Celebratory Flowers

Celebrating a new baby is such a special gift, and for friends and family of the new parents, it can be hard to not rush over there right away to show them how happy you are for them and get a look at the brand new bundle of joy. But instead of overwhelming the exhausted… Read more »

Flowers to Celebrate Your Engagement Anniversary

If you’ve been with that special someone for a while now and have made the decision to take it to the next level, you may be considering a Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve proposal! These two nights are actually very popular when it comes to getting engaged – and it’s no surprise. With all… Read more »

Care Tips for Fresh Flowers

Not all of us have green thumbs – mothers included. If you’re one of the many mothers who received fresh flowers for Mother’s Day and you don’t have great luck with caring for them, here are some easy steps to help keep your child’s beautiful gift alive. Check Daily When you first get the flowers,… Read more »

The Best Flowers for Fall Gardens

While most people typically think of spring and summer as the time when flowers bloom and thrive, there are several varieties perfect for autumn. The following are just a few of the flowers you should consider growing in your garden this fall.   New England Asters are native to North America, and they are perfect… Read more »