Order Flowers Early to Start Valentine’s Day off Right

Love is in the air, candy’s being sold in heart-shaped containers, and teddy bears are everywhere — Valentine’s Day must be drawing near! Our romance experts at French Florist in Los Angeles are here to remind you that the best way to plan for Valentine’s Day is to plan early! To make sure you get to enjoy a perfect day of romance with your Valentine, make your dinner reservations now, choose your gifts, and get ready to order your flowers. 

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The Fastest Method of Drying Flowers

Traditionally, flowers are dried by hanging them upside down, out of direct sunlight. Although this tried and true method works well and is the most recommended way for those who plan to display dried flowers in a vase, this flower preservation method requires days and days of drying. If you have a dried flower project that you want to work on today, waiting a week or longer for your flowers to dry simply won’t work. Our Los Angeles flower experts at French Florist recommend trying a more modern method of flower drying that will allow you to have fresh flowers now and dry flowers in just minutes.

Hanging Dried Flowers

Hanging Dried Flowers

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Our 5 Favorite Plants for the Coldest Months

In sunny Los Angeles, we’re lucky because flowers are always in bloom! Our mild climate accommodates plants that thrive in all four seasons, and we especially love to enjoying indoor plants that bloom in the winter. At French Florist, our florists put together a list of our top five favorite plants that bloom naturally during the coldest season. Read More

5 Popular Flowers We’re Thankful For

Flowers and floral arrangements are always in season and in style. At French Florist, serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, our florists fully believe in the year-round power of flowers. Flowers are pretty, they smell wonderful, and just being around them has all sorts of amazing health benefits. Flowers can lower stress, improve your mood, and strengthen your memory. They’ve also been shown to speed the recovery of people ailing from illness, injury, or recovering from surgery. With so many benefits, there’s no reason to wait for a holiday or special occasion. Why not order a bouquet of flowers today?

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Find the Perfect Gift for Your Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving Host

It’s the time of year when we focus on spending time with our loved ones and practicing gratitude. If you’ve been invited to attend a holiday dinner at someone else’s home, this November, don’t forget to show your gratitude with a thoughtful gift for your host or hostess. At French Florist, serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, our professional florists and gift designers have been busy compiling a list of creative hostess gift ideas for Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving.

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5 Fun and Simple Porch Decorating Ideas for Fall

One of the best parts of the changing seasons is refreshing your decorations! During autumn, decorating your front porch, steps, and front door will give your home a cheerful and welcoming look. A well-appointed front porch instantly boosts curb appeal and is sure to impress your neighbors, family, and friends. Make the most of the spirit of the autumn season by decorating your front porch, using these quick and easy decorating ideas from French Florist in Los Angeles.

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Get into the Halloween Spirit with These Spectacularly Spooky Flowers

October has official crept in on its creepy-crawly feet and now it’s time for fall festivities. Press play on a few scary movies, eat all the candy corn you can stand, and sink your teeth into a caramel apple. At French Florist in Los Angeles, we’ll be getting our fall on with fresh florals for October and celebrating the scary season with some of the most frightening flowers on Earth. Read on, if you dare!

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The Right Way to Send Someone Flowers in the Hospital

There’s nothing better than a colorful and happy bouquet of flowers to lift someone’s spirits if they in the hospital. Flowers are vibrant, fresh-cut, full of life and beauty and do wonders for brightening up the hospital room and someone’s mood. In fact, people who receive flowers are happier than those who receive other gifts, and they remain happier for longer. That’s the incredible effect flowers have on us!

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Sunflowers Make the Perfect Gift

The Sunflower is a glorious flower that takes from summer into fall and spreading warmth and joy along the way. Full of cheer and brightness, this hardy flower is also easy to care for. The sunflower also makes a great addition to any flower display or fall decoration. It’s large, round disc with bold yellow radiating petals makes it a statement flower wherever it’s placed. Sunflowers also bring a festive element to any garden or home interior. Bursting with positive energy and life, these blooms make a great addition to other displays or can stand on its own without any help.

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Amazing Fall Floral Designs

Not to be outdone by the flowers of summer, the late-blooming flowers of fall are abundantly rich in color with deep jewel tones that proudly represent mother nature’s last hurrah before winter’s frost descends. Deep reds and oranges with a pop of bright yellows and purple are the trademark colors of the season. Some of the more popular flowers of fall include the bright yellow sunflower, the chrysanthemum (a symbol of fall’s abundance), and the Dahlia, which comes in a variety of gorgeous colors. At French Florist, we’re excited to introduce our fall collection of flowers which lend themselves to dazzling, richly-colored, and striking floral designs. Read More