Floral Design Day was instituted to pay homage Carl Rittner, a visionary in the floral industry and founder of the Rittner's School of Design here in Boston. The purpose of the day is to celebrate floral designing as an art form, as well as to recognize those whose talent, skill and creative eye make life a little more beautiful every day. The expert designers at Central Square Florist often work behind the scenes, so we thought we would use this opportunity to thank them for their gorgeous designs that enrich so many lives in Cambridge and beyond. Read More about Creating Art Through Floral Design »
February is National Wedding Month, affording couples nationwide the opportunity to celebrate their special day during the most romantic month on the calendar. Here in Cambridge, February is not even close to a top choice for wedding ceremonies to take place, (June, August and September top that list nationwide). So how exactly did February earn the title of National Wedding Month? Here at Central Square Florist, we have a few ideas. Read More about Engagements, Weddings, and Anniversaries »
When someone is suffering from an illness or injury, depression and anxiety are common emotions. However, the floral design experts at Central Square Florist have a beautiful antidote. A recent Harvard study determined that fresh flowers elevate happiness levels and promote a sense of well-being - so if your loved one is not feeling well, get well flowers are the perfect gift to brighten their day.
If your friend or family member is in a local hospital, you may wish to call to speak with them before deciding upon what to send. Some medical centers have begun to restrict the types of flowers and plants they will allow; either overall, or in certain areas of the building. For instance, most ICU units will not permit fresh flowers; although the maternity ward welcomes them. Read More about Get Well Flowers and Plants »
Floral design is an artistic discipline all its own. Far from simply placing flowers in a vase, true design requires in-depth knowledge of color and texture, as well as how the aesthetics of each element contributes to the… Read More about Natural Design with Wild Accents »