Bring A Bit Of Summer To Your Teacher’s Desk

Every year, at the close of summer, as students enjoy the last few days of freedom and sunshine, teachers are already hard at work preparing for the coming school year. Classrooms are cleaned, arranged and decorated, lesson plans are written, and many meetings are attended. By the time your student arrives in their new teacher’s classroom for back-to-school night, much work has already been accomplished. Gordon Boswell suggests this is a great time to appear with a bouquet of flowers or a great gift to show your appreciation.

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Making the Dorm Room Feel Like Home

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As students pack up from summer break and begin to head off to college, the subject of dorm room decorating comes up a lot. Creating a fresh, bright living space is simple and fun when you include a few floral arrangements or blooming plants. Gordon Boswell Flowers wants to help you send them off to college in style. Shop our collection online or talk to one of our floral experts about decorating ideas for your college student’s dorm room.

While students are planning how to organize and decorate their new dorm room, consider sending a flowering plant to brighten their new space. Plants are proven to enhance concentration, attentiveness and efficiency. What a great way to start college on the right foot! Plus, plants add a fresh look to any room.dorm room

This Modern Dish Garden, shown here, contains greenery that will inspire great study habits. The variety of plants in this garden are simple to care for and will purify the air, letting your student- and you- breathe a little easier while he or she is away.

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Our Bromeliad Plant, featured above, adds color and style to any space. This is another easy-to-care-for plant, with hearty leaves and thick blooms. Small enough to keep on a desktop, this design will save space while adding beauty and life to any dorm room.

Dorm living can be stylish and fresh with a few well-placed flower or plant arrangements throughout the room. Shop modern designs by the floral experts at Gordon Boswell Flowers or come into our shop. Delivery service is always professional and friendly, both in the Fort Worth area and across the country.

A Gourmet Gift Basket for Every Student

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College students spend a lot of time in their dorm room, not only sleeping but writing papers, studying for exams and relaxing with roommates. What better way to let your student know that you are thinking of them than sending a beautiful gourmet basket overflowing with delicious items that they can enjoy and share? As the new year kicks off and your child settles in, these gifts from Gordon Boswell are sure to be a big hit in the dorm. Choose from one of these selections, or create your own custom gift basket based on their preferences and tastes.
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With all the late night study sessions and early morning classes, a requirement for many students is a steady supply of caffeine!  The Starbucks gourmet collection comes in a decorative woven basket filled to the brim with four of the brand’s most popular blends – Sumatra, Cafe Estima blend, Blond blend and Pike’s Place roast. This gift also includes Tazo “Zen” tea, spiced chocolate biscotti and a TCHO dark chocolate bar – not to mention, the trademark white ceramic logo mug. Once the basket is empty, the student can use it to corral school supplies and keep the desk neat. Let them set up their own personal coffee house, right in their dorm room, with this gift basket that is guaranteed to be an eye-opener.

Everyone loves chocolate, and college is a great time to graduate from the traditional candy bar to a more gift basketsophisticated form of the decadent dessert. The elegant redwood gift basket features some of the most delicious chocolate available, from famed chocolate manufacturer Ghirardelli. The assortment includes a milk and caramel chocolate bar, mint chocolate squares, dark chocolate squares, chocolate truffle cookies, Bellagio hot cocoa mix, and a Masterpiece assortment of Ghirardelli chocolates.

There are only two of the many amazing and beautiful gift baskets we have to offer your college students. As they embark on this new journey, these collections are the perfect way to remind them that you still love to take care of them. Whether your student is local in Fort Worth or has traveled across the miles, these gifts from Gordon Boswell will send a hug from home.



Gifts for Teachers

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With a whole new school year stretching out ahead of us, you can feel the excitement. With new friends, new experiences, and a new teacher on deck, everyone is ready to get started. This year, start the new year off right by choosing one of our back to school gifts for teachers. Not only will a gift be a welcome surprise for your child’s teacher, but it is sure to let them know that you support them and look forward to a great year for your child. But what should you give? We have a few suggestions.

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Our Spa Basket Collection will help any teacher to unwind after a long day of wrangling children and grading papers. With aromatic soaps, body butters and lotions, and even gourmet snacks and teas to indulge in; these gifts are sure to become teacher’s go-to when she returns home in the evenings. Make sure to browse the entire collection, as different baskets offer different items, including loofahs, bath salts and more – all of which make great gifts for teachers.

Candles have long been considered a wonderful way to relax and unwind after a stressful day. We offer a selection of beautiful candles, both standalone and in basket collections, that the teacher will love. From vintage power cases to goblet vases, these illuminating gifts come in a variety of unique varieties to fit any personality. And what better way to relax by candlelight than with a full selection of gourmet chocolates – no sharing necessary! Don’t forget to browse the website for other great gourmet food offerings, such as our delicious jams and jellies.

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Of course, a floral gift is always in season at Gordon Boswell, and a sunny arrangement of summer flowers is a great way to give vacation one final nod before we run forward into the new school year in Fort Worth. Back-to-school gifts or flowers, we know that your child’s new teacher will appreciate that you cared enough to start the year off right.

Back to School Gifts

back to schoolWhere does time go? School will be in session again, and that means having to make the transitions from outdoor and carefree summer fun, to being stuck in a classroom. Whether intended for students or teachers, being the recipient of a back to school gift of beautiful flowers or tempting delights can make the whole routine less painful for them.

~Spread some sunshine~

Brighten your teacher’s day with the gorgeous Citrus Sunshine. This tangy scented bouquet features a variety of yellow roses, lilies, gerbera daisies, and lemon accents. This display will capture everyone’s attention.

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Citrus Sunshine

~Memories of you~

Send your scholar back to school with fond memories and style. Their dorm room will have an air of sophistication, with the Sweet Thoughts floral arrangement. Showcased within a modern cubicle vase, deep velvety red roses are surrounded by delicate purple waxflowers, with white tinted and contoured greenery. After receiving this gift, that person will know even in their absence, you will still be thinking of them.

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Sweet Thoughts

~ Chocolate is always appreciated~

Whether it is for a teacher or a student, the individual will recognize how special you think they are, when they receive this generous package. The decadent Godiva Rainbow of Treats is the ultimate back to school present for chocolate lovers. The colorful container is packed to capacity with rich goodies including truffles, candy bars, cookies, and pretzels drenched in chocolate.

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Godiva Rainbow of Treats

For more back to school gift ideas, Gordon Boswell Flowers has got you covered. We have been offering our customers quality service since we started back in the year 1919. What began as a single floral shop has flourished over the years, and now we are a multi-flower shop corporation.

We can help you to make every occasion memorable with our flowers, gift ideas, blooming plants, gourmet baskets, and more.

If you have any inquiries or need additional information about our services, please feel free to contact us. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will be able to provide the help that you need.