About this time of the year, we are all ready for spring to get here! We've had enough cold, enough snow - is anyone else looking forward to the arrival of the new season? Almost as eager as we are is the crocus, one of the very first flowers of spring. This small but mighty flower signals the imminent end of winter by pushing up through the cold ground - sometimes even braving snow cover - to announce the changing of the guard. At Central Square Florist, we are also anticipating all of the gorgeous, vivid floral designs that incorporate springtime flowers. Whether you are planning a special occasion, or simply want to send someone a bouquet "just because it is spring", you will love all of our new floral designs. Here are just a few of your spectacular choices. Read More about Springtime Flowers are on the Way »
When people hear Mardi Gras, they usually think first of New Orleans - and for good reason. The city is the birthplace of the celebration here in America. Although Louisiana is the only state that has officially declared the day a holiday, there are parties and parades across the country, including here in the Boston and Cambridge area! If you are planning your own Mardi Gras party, or want to dress up your office for a little fun - get some beads, a colorful King Cake and a festive bouquet of gold, purple, and green flowers from Central Square Florist. It's time for Mardi Gras! Read More about Celebrating Mardi Gras Festivities »
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 »