Autumn Florals for the Season

autumn florals

The season is finally changing, and we are gearing up to enjoy all things autumn! Along with cooler temperatures come warmer colors – rich reds, burnt oranges, and warm yellows and golds remind us that fall is here. Seasonal flowers are the perfect way to warm up your home decor, from centerpieces to floral bouquets for the mantle. Here at Central Square Florist, we invite you to curl up with your favorite pumpkin spice beverage and enjoy all of the cozy ambiance of fall flowers for your home.

The Most Popular Autumn Florals: Across the country, people are decorating their homes with dahlias, annual sunflowers in harvest colors, and mums – while roses and lilies in red, coral, orange and yellow make beautiful bouquets.  Continue reading

Plants & Flowers for Housewarming Gifts

housewarming gifts

Housewarming gifts are traditionally given for two reasons. Either you have a loved one celebrating moving into a new home, or you have a new neighbor who you would like to welcome with a gift. Either way, plants and flowers are a beautiful way to congratulate the new resident – they warm up any space, and add color and vibrancy like no other gift.

Central Square Florist has been providing living home decor to Cambridge and Boston residents for decades, and we have some amazing options for your friend’s new place.  Continue reading

Beautiful Grandparents Day Flowers

Grandparents Day Flowers

“What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.”  Gene Perret

Grandparents Day was officially approved by Congress in 1978. The holiday was the brainchild of Marian McQuade – a mother and grandmother herself – and was to be celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day, which this year falls on September 10.

Marian envisioned a day full of family history and sharing. She encouraged people to spend the day enjoying reunions with extended families, giving elders an opportunity to impart wisdom and share family stories. Through these activities, McQuade hoped that the younger generations would come to greater appreciate their history and legacy, as seen through the lives of their grandparents. The desire to maintain a connection between the generations was inspired by more and more American families abandoning the tradition of many generations under one roof.  Continue reading

Sapphire Blue Floral Arrangements

sapphire blue

The sapphire is one of the world’s most precious gemstones, and we know that they have been cherished as far back as the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans. It is one of two stones which is comprised of the mineral corundum ( the other is the ruby). Sapphires are found throughout the world, and the mineral makeup will of the mine will generally determine how deep the blue color will be.

The brilliant sapphire is the birthstone of September, and is often the inspiration for exquisitely beautiful floral arrangements. “Sapphire blue” is not seen in many flowers, but when floral designs utilize this hue, the result is truly unique. If someone you love is celebrating a September birthday, be sure to give the experts at Central Square Florists a call. We would love to help you to select the perfect flowers. Continue reading

Just Because Day Flowers

just because day

Every morning, we face a day scheduled with appointments and full of responsibilities. There is always plenty to do, and not enough time to do it. If you ever find yourself daydreaming about just taking a break from all the rules and reasons for everything you do, then August 27 was created just for you! The fun and lighthearted “Just Because Day” affords us the chance to do things we always wanted to – and no practical explanation is necessary.

Central Square Florist is happy to join in, and thought we might share some ideas to set your imagination in motion. We love the idea of having an entire day dedicated to doing things that make us happy – just because.  Continue reading