Central Square Florist loves a good floral tradition, and luckily, there are plenty to choose from. This September 9 happens to be Grandparents Day, a time to honor the people who may be the most responsible for passing down a strong sense of tradition to us in our lives. It's those traditions that connect us to them---the fresh cut sunflowers our grandmother always brought in from the garden, our grandfather's wedding boutonniere preserved in a keepsake box. Read More about Giving Flowers Connects You To Tradition »
Central Square Florist joins you in celebrating the American worker this coming Labor Day, which we suppose includes all of us! Historically, the first Monday in September has been intended as a kind of reward to those of us who have worked hard to accomplish our goals and provide for our families. It's meant as a day of rest and relaxation, and indeed that's how many of us celebrate. As the end of a long weekend that marks the end of summer, Labor Day is a great time to do a little self-care, starting with flowers. Read More about Yes You Can Have White Flowers After Labor Day »
We often think about how an occasion makes flowers matter (or calls for them), but what about when the reverse happens? When flowers turn something into an event? Giving it more depth and meaning than it may otherwise have had? We here at Central Square Florist have so many stories of people giving flowers for very specific occasions and reasons, personal events and moments that don't fall into a category. Read More about Flowers That Make Things Matter »
Posted by Jackie Levine on February 19, 2018
The language of flowers is never more articulate than on the topic of gratitude.
In the U.S. and across the globe, it's customary to offer fresh blooms as a thank you for hosting a formal event or dinner. Every culture has its own considerations when it comes to giving a floral hostess gift - many places in Europe follow the old tradition of bringing only an odd number of flowers, for instance - but we at Central Square Florist feel anything goes. Well, almost. Read More about Floral Gifts for the Mostess Hostess »
Make autumn memorable with mum arrangements that go way beyond the container-on-your-doorstep variety. November's celebrated flower gets an update in our designs here at Central Square Florist, with fetching flowers complementing it on all sides. We're solidly in the middle of Fall now in Cambridge, and what better way to commemorate it than with flowers that capture its spirit, bringing fragrance and color into our homes? We can't think of any. Here's to the mum. Read More about Memorable Mum Arrangements »