Whimsical Father’s Day Gifts For Dad

Father's Day gifts

Your Dad is fun, full of life, and passionate about his hobbies. He doesn’t take life too seriously, and is always looking for the bright side. Sound familiar? If so, Gordon Boswell Flowers has the perfect collection of Father’s Day gifts to surprise him and make him smile. There may be millions of Dads across Fort Worth and across the country, but only one of them is yours – and on June 18, we’d love to help you celebrate him!

Flowers for Dad: While the florist may not be the first place you think of when you think ‘Father’s Day gift’ we just may surprise you. For instance, our unique selection of flowers for him are perfectly arranged in keepsake vases and containers that he is sure to cherish. Does your Dad love baseball? Send him daisies, lilies, delphinium and carnations in a round mug he will love for years to come. Does he love adventure, or admire classic cars? Or perhaps he lives to fire up the grill on a perfect summer evening, and enjoy a great meal with his family. Whatever your dad’s hobbies and passions, chances are we have a whimsical gift that will brighten his day. Father's Day gifts

Surveys have shown that the number one thing that men really want on Fathers Day is time spent with their families. We’d love to help you to honor that wish – plan an outing to Lake Arlington, or Trinity Park along the river – and don’t forget to bring along delicious gourmet snacks and treats to share! Gordon Boswell Flowers has baskets of goodies for every dad – from fruit to chocolates to beer nuts!

Father's Day gifts Whatever you choose, you can be assured that your Father’s Day gifts will be created with love, and delivered directly to his doorstep. You won’t have to worry about a thing. This Father’s Day, show him how much you love him, with an unexpected gift from Gordon Boswell Flowers.

Patriotic Memorial Day Flowers

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“In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row”  – In Flanders Fields, John McRae

The popular war poem, which lamented the deaths of hundreds of soldiers in a battle during World War I, forever linked the red poppy and the traditions surrounding Memorial Day. Although the observance did not become an official U.S. holiday until 1971, “Decoration Day”, as it was originally known, captured the hearts of Americans since the Civil War.  Continue reading

Floral Designs to Celebrate Mom

floral designsFlowers have always been the #1 gift for Mother’s Day, and for good reason. Throughout the centuries, flowers have taken on meanings far beyond just their beauty, and represented sentiments such as love, gratitude, and wisdom. If your Mom has been a guiding force in your life, always there for you and always full of love, Gordon Boswell has the floral designs that will let her know how much you appreciate her. There is an arrangement for every mom and every personality. May 14 is Mother’s Day, and we can’t wait to honor our moms!

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Gifts for the World’s Best Mother

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Statistics tell us that there are over 85 million moms in the United States. Which one is the world’s best mother? The one you call Mom, of course! On May 14, we give Mom all of the love and admiration that she deserves. There will be many gifts given on that day, but none are more classic or traditional than the gift of flowers. People have been honoring the matriarchs of the family with flowers since ancient times, but it wasn’t until 1908 that Mother’s Day was formally introduced in the United States as an official holiday.

Gordon Boswell has been helping Fort Wort residents celebrate their moms for nearly 100 years, and we have the perfect flowers to say “I love you” on this special day.  Continue reading

Showing Administrative Professionals Your Appreciation

Administrative Professionals

There are many people in our lives that we tend to take for granted – and at work, the dedicated work of administrative professionals is often overlooked. That is, of course, until they take a day off! Truth be told, our support personnel, whether answering phones or managing databases, are the ones that keep the business running smoothly day to day, which is why having an opportunity to thank them is so important! Administrative Professionals Week has evolved over the years – and grown to encompass not only secretaries but all of the people on our team, the unsung heroes that we could not do without.

Gordon Boswell Flowers joins you in celebrating the admin pros that make the word go around, with a collection of flowers, plants, and gifts designed to thank them for all they do.  Continue reading

Springtime & Easter Floral Designs

Easter Floral Designs

Is there anything more symbolic of spring than fresh flowers? Even more so, floral arrangements are the perfect gift for the Easter season, as they represent renewal, hope, and new beginnings. At Gordon Boswell Flowers, we love arranging the amazing colors, textures, and aesthetics of springtime – this year, consider decorating your home or office with Easter floral designs that will deliver all the sunshine!

Did You Know? Easter recounts the Christian tradition of the Resurrection, which took place in a flower garden. The Easter lily, representative of hope and new life, is closely associated with the holiday and is often used as decor in churches and at faith-based services on Easter Sunday.  Continue reading

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Flowers

St. Patrick's Day

What is your favorite part of St. Patrick’s Day? From the corned beef and cabbage to the parades, from the green beer to the four leaf clovers – this is a holiday filled with whimsy and fun. And although the day barely resembles its origins as a Roman Catholic feast day to commemorate Patrick’s death, it is still a day that brings together all people under a bright green banner. After all, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! If you are one of the diehard Irishmen who enjoy dressing up your home and office as much as you love dressing up yourself, you’ll find all of the green you are looking for, at Gordon Boswell Florist!
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Celebrating Mardi Gras in Fort Worth

mardi grasLouisiana is the only state that recognizes Mardi Gras as an official holiday, but that doesn’t mean that other parts of the United States do not celebrate this festive occasion. In fact, in the Fort Worth area there are events ranging from music festivals to fun runs, so be sure to look for them! If you plan on having a Mardi Gras party, you can count on the floral designers at Gordon Boswell Flowers to create the gold, green, and purple floral arrangements that will add all the celebration to your home or office. But why are those colors the official colors of Mardi Gras? Here are some fun facts about the holiday you may not have known.
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Share the Valentine’s Day Love with Everyone

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Valentine’s Day is a day set aside for love of all kinds. While many will celebrate their romance, many people across Fort Worth will be telling family, friends, and colleagues just how special they are as well. If you have a life full of people that mean the world to you, this is the day to show them – and Gordon Boswell Flowers has all the bouquets, arrangements, and gifts that will spread the Valentine’s Day love.

Did You Know? Flowers are the #1 gift on Valentine’s Day, and roses are the top seller. In fact, 224 million roses are cultivated annually for the express purpose of filling Valentine’s Day orders.  Continue reading

Valentine’s Flowers Shared from the Heart

Valentine's flowersValentine’s Day is all about celebrating the special love in our life. Everyone’s adventure is different, and everyone has their own story. This February 14th, let your Valentine’s flowers convey everything that makes your love story unique, with a bouquet or arrangement from Gordon Boswell Flowers. We have been providing the flowers to Fort Worth romantics for nearly 100 years, and we have seen quite a bit of love along the way.

If you are looking for Valentine’s flowers that express just how amazing your love story is, we have some inspiration for you. Everyone knows that long-stemmed red roses are the traditional flower of the day, but sometimes you may prefer a bit of creativity when it comes time to choosing the perfect bouquet.  Continue reading