August 6 gives us the opportunity to join with millions worldwide to celebrate some of the most special people in our lives – both National Friendship Day and National Sisters Day fall on this first Sunday in August. We often don’t tell the people closest to us just how much they mean to us, but these observances allow us to do just that. This year, let Gordon Boswell Flowers help you show your appreciation with one of our beautiful floral designs and bouquets.
As we move into the heart of the summer, with long days and ever-warmer temperatures, you may be looking for ways to give your home a fresh, bright makeover. And it can be easy, with a few simple additions from Gordon Boswell Florist. Colorful arrangements of cut flowers will infuse style into any living space – and whatever decorating style suits you best, Gordon Boswell Florist has designs that will fit in perfectly. This month we shine a spotlight on one of our favorites – the blue delphinium – which also happens to be the birth flower of July. Continue reading
One of the more pressing environmental problems globally is not in the news on a daily basis, but it affects us all. The bee population around the world is declining at an alarming rate, with 40% of the bees gone from the United States alone. While scientists aren’t sure of the exact cause for their disappearance, they do know that the world’s capacity to grow food will be greatly affected without these helpful insects. However, there are ways we can all pitch in to do our part to assist them in their plight – and Gordon Boswell Florist is here to help you in creating a yard that will invite the bees to safely thrive. Bee friendly plants are just the beginning! Continue reading
July 4th is nearly upon us, and the holiday is one of our favorites. Whether you celebrate with parades, barbecues or fireworks, our nation’s birthday is observed with festivity and fun. If you are in charge of the party, make sure that you all Gordon Bosworth Flowers – we have all of the patriotic arrangements and florals that will infuse your day with pride and spirit!
Don’t Forget! Red, white & blue bouquets make awesome hostess gifts, and can also be given to a special veteran to thank them for their service. Continue reading
You’ve invited your guests, prepared the food, and set up the tables and chairs. But when planning a summer party, no matter how casual or formal it may be, you aren’t done until you choose the flowers! Summer florals are the perfect way to add color, vibrancy, and fun to any get-together with family and friends. Before your guests arrive, make sure you have the beautiful centerpieces and bouquets that will turn an ordinary occasion into an extraordinary one. Continue reading
June is National wedding month, as experts tell us that more couples choose this time to get married than any other. There are many theories as to why this is so, but we just love the fact that it gives us the opportunity to talk about Fort Worth weddings – no matter what month you have chosen for your day! At Gordon Boswell Flowers, we are here to help you plan, from the most gorgeous bridal bouquets to the most striking venue decor.
Mark Your Calenders: Behind June, the most popular months for weddings are May, September, and October – with January and February coming in at the end of the list. Ironically, each of these months includes one of the most popular wedding days chosen each year – New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day – but those two days are not enough to allow them to move up in ranking. Continue reading
Roses are beloved throughout the world, and although you may think of the long-stemmed red variety when you hear “roses”, there are over 150 species and thousands of cultivars to choose from . Roses have been adored by royalty and their oil coveted by the socially elite. They have represented soldiers at war, and stood for passion and romance. This amazing flower can live for centuries, grow to astounding sizes, and still make a young girl smile and giggle. June is National Rose Month, and it is the perfect time to not only learn about this flower, but to send some roses to someone you love.
Want to See More? Check out our Rose Collection, or visit our Pinterest page. Continue reading
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.
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!
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.
“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
There is something about these months that just make us want to celebrate – looking at the last few weeks of spring, and anticipating the arrival of summer in Fort Worth, days seem a little more carefree. One of the ways we celebrate the season here at Gordon Boswell Flowers is with vibrant and exotic tropical flowers. You can’t help but feel a little happier when you see these arrangements showcasing these unique floral elements. They are perfect to brighten up your home or to send good wishes to someone you love. Browse our collection of tropical flowers for spring, or give us a call – after all, everyone could use a little bit of paradise delivered to their door. Continue reading