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Mother’s Day is Looking Beautiful!

It's been an exciting week at Bay Hill Florist leading up to Mother's Day. While some holidays like Valentine's Day are all about one big day, our customers tend to order flowers for delivery in advance of Mother's Day. We've been filling orders for mixed premium arrangements, dozens of roses and blooming plants, to name [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:05+00:00 May 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Beauty of Flowers

We fell in love with this beautiful video of flowers in bloom, and just had to share it with you. We feel pretty lucky that we get to spend our days around flowers, unpacking them when they first arrive; cutting them and placing them in buckets of water; and watching as they slowly unfold. This [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:05+00:00 June 12th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Surprising Uses for Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus makes a beautiful addition to a flower arrangement (we keep it in stock all of the time), and its fresh scent perks me up. But there are many benefits to eucalyptus beyond how it pleases the senses. Last month, my indoor/outdoor cat came home with fleas, and I went through the hassle of washing all [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:05+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Blog|2 Comments

The History of Mother’s Day

With all the planning and celebrating around Mother’s Day—the spa visit, nail salon, fine dining and flowers—have you ever wondered how this holiday began? Contrary to some beliefs, this holiday was not invented by Hallmark! In 1907, Anna Jarvis started a letter-writing campaign to ask ministers, businessmen and congressmen to make Mothers Day a holiday [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:06+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Valentine’s Day Blog

We want to send a big giant hug out to all our fantastic customers, who made Valentine's Day so fun and busy. We appreciate and love you all! Our shop, full of Friday's Valentine's Day deliveries. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ever feel like you need a bit of inspiration when you're writing a note to attach [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:07+00:00 February 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Floral Gift Ideas for New Year’s

Christmas and Hannukah can knock the wind out of you when it comes to gift-giving, not to mention what it does to your pocketbook. Yet if you’re going to a New Year’s party, it’s a shame to neglect your host. You do want to bring a gift–even it it’s something simple and sweet–to let them [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:54+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Enter to win a Thanksgiving floral centerpiece!

                    One of the many things that makes Thanksgiving so special is the extra care taken to decorate the dinner table. The people we love most are gathered together to celebrate family and friendship, and the mood is heightened by the amazing display before us. [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:55+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Blog|35 Comments

Premium Fall Flowers

Our shop rarely carries carnations or mums. Our year-round staples are roses (in scores of varieties), hydrangeas, lilies, tropicals and seasonal offerings that come from local growers.  While we’ve taken pride in avoiding “cheap” flowers like carnations and mums (except for special orders), I’ve always gotten confused come fall. The fact is, mums are traditional [...]

By | 2017-04-25T16:46:56+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments