July 4th Flowers

4th of July Flowers Hurst, TXAmericans celebrate July 4 as the birthday of the nation. Historically, however, July 4, 1776 is the date on which the Second Continental Congress met for the formal adoption of the final draft of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration wasn’t actually signed until August 2, 1776 when most of the members of the Congress gathered to sign it. The Declaration wasn’t official until that day.

Interesting Facts About July 4

It is very interesting to think that John Adams’ vision of how Americans should celebrate what is arguably the nation’s most important secular holiday, turned out to be so true. The National Park Service quotes from a letter that John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail on July 3, 1776. In it, he told her that he believed future generations would celebrate July 2 as an Anniversary Festival. He went on to explain that he saw it as the “most memorable Epocha, (sic) in the History of America.”

The Massachusetts Historical Society quotes another part of the letter where Adams explains that the day “ought to be solemnized with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this continent to the other from this Time forward and forever more. (sic)” The American Revolution continued until 1783, but that didn’t stop the Colonists from observing this important occasion.

Adams didn’t have any idea that the grand celebrations he described and urged people to arrange, would be so fitting for a place like Texas, and a city like Fort Worth. It’s no secret to anyone anywhere that EVERYTHING is bigger in Texas. When it comes to any type of celebration, Texans will go all out, and Independence Day is no exception.

4th of July Flower Delivery Fort Worth, TX

American Beauty

How Texans Celebrate July 4th

Regardless of whether the Fourth of July turns out to be a sunny or rainy day, you’ll be hard pressed to find a Texan who isn’t willing to man a barbecue grill anyway. If it rains, the celebration just moves to a covered patio, or indoors, if necessary. Texans are all about sharing their food with friends, family and neighbors, and big gatherings and picnics are part of that. July 4 celebrations are always big. Outdoor living spaces are popular throughout all of Texas because people want to enjoy the fantastic climate. Pool parties, backyard games, baseball, and fireworks are all part of July 4 festivities around the state.

If you’re going to celebrate the Fourth of July with great food, great friends, and some good old-fashioned American fun, you need to surround yourself with beautiful patriotic floral arrangements. American Beauty is a delightful nod to July 4 with red, white, and blue flowers. The beautiful red roses, white lilies, and blue accents go beautifully with the blue cube-shaped vase that is accented with a small American flag. This arrangement is perfect for a dining table – whether it is indoors or outside.

Be sure to let the floral designers at Gordon Boswell help you come up with a unique July 4th flower arrangement, for your house, outdoor living area, or picnic space somewhere else.


Perfect Summer Flowers

Your garden is probably thriving, thanks to all the rain Texas has been getting lately. Be that as it may, it’s probably put a damper on things when it comes to enjoying time outside, or spending time around your summer flowers. That shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the sight of summer flowers. Thankfully, Gordon Boswell has a nice selection of the freshest, most beautiful summer flowers.

Bring a taste of the tropics into your house with our Soleil arrangement. This stately tropical display is filled with exotic birds of paradise and Antheriums, with added accents of tropical foliage. This an ideal arrangement to use as a centerpiece on your dining room table, on a console table behind a sofa, or on a table at the entry to your home. It will give your home a feeling of fresh tropical exoticism that you can’t capture in your outdoor living space or garden.

summer flowers


In case you’re really longing to experience the fantastic feeling of being surrounded by plants, but don’t dare go outside because the vast amounts of rain we’ve been having are inviting mosquitoes like never before, you can capture a bit of that with our whimsical Garden Basket. It obviously isn’t the same thing as being outside and enjoying the magic of outdoor living in style like we Texans like to do, but it does bring a bit of outside into your home. We’ve chosen to combine seasonal flowering plants with green plants, making this basket garden look like something you really would have found in nature.

summer flowers

Garden Basket

Create a sense of drama in the house with an arrangement that’s fit for royalty. Majesty unites Phalaenopsis orchids with white tulips and roses, green and white hydrangeas, and Bupleurum. We rev up the drama with accents of curly willow. This regal bouquet will warm your heart and your home, allowing you to welcome guests or add an extra special touch to your décor.

Don’t let the Texas size rain that’s been blanketing the state keep you from enjoying one of the summer’s most beloved traditions – smelling the flowers while enjoying your garden.