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Moms and flowers a perfect combination


According to a 2008 Survey done by Constant Contact (an email marketer) Flowers are still the most popular choice when it comes to honoring MOM.  And according to the Society of American Florists, Mother’s Day is the top flower holiday of the year.

 

With the onslaught of advertising done by the Big Three (Teleflora, FTD and 800 Flowers) flowers for mother’s day are on the top of mind choice for most consumers, year after year.  
 

And according to the National Retail Federation, the average spent on flowers by men is $139.00 and by women $110.00.  That’s good news to me, because in my shop men have traditionally spent more on their wives and girlfriends for Valentine’s Day than on their Mom’s for Mother’s Day!

At Eden Florist you have a choice of several beautifully designed bouquets starting at $44.95. 

 

Check out the Top Ten flowers Mom’s prefer for Mothers Day at http://www.edenflorist.com/article_info.php?articles_id=32

  

To check out our full selection of Mother’s Day bouquets, visit: Eden Florist today!

Still More Mothers Day Quotes


• “Only mothers can think of the future-because they give birth to it in their children.” ~ Maxim Gorky 

• “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” ~ Honore’ de Balzac (1799-1850) 

• “The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) 

• The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world. ~ W.R. Wallace 

• “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” ~ Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) 

• “Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.” ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy 

• A mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s grief and everybody’s joy found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation. ~ Mark Twain 

• Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see. ~ Pope Paul VI 

• “Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” ~ Sophocles 

• A mother understands what a child does not say. ~ Jewish proverb 

Mother’s Week is May 5-11 and Mother’s Day is May 11th. Remember Mom with flowers!  Call Eden Florist at 954-981-5515 or visit our website at www.EdenFlorist.com. Order Early!

 

 

 

Top Ten Flowers for Mothers Day


Say it with Flowers this Mother’s Day!

We all know lilies and tulips signify spring, but what other flowers would make great Mother’s Day bouquets this year?  We’ve checked out the latest colors and compiled the most beautiful flower arrangements and bouquets sure to please even the most discriminating Mom. 

1. Roses

Roses are still the most popular flower among women of all ages and walks of life. If you’re looking for elegance this Mother’s Day, then roses are an excellent choice.

2. Mixed Bouquets

As assortment of brightly colored flowers will ‘say’ to Mom, “You are The Best!”

Carnations, ever popular and traditional are always a good choice for Mother’s Day.

4. Gerbera Daisies

These flowers radiate peace and beauty. These are great in a vase or potted to enjoy for weeks to come. A popular flower for your Mom. 

5. Daisies

After a long winter, Mom is sure to enjoy daisies. They are bright, cheerful and say “I appreciate you Mom!”

6. Orchids

Graceful dendrobium orchids tastefully arranged in a vase are sure to please the modern Mom.

7. White Lillies

A bouquet of white lillies is stunning. White, the color of purity, peace and love is perfect match for a great mom like yours.

8. Tulips

Who can resist that feeling of springtime tulips bring. Go with the colors you love and mix and match for a bouquet your Mother is sure to love.

9. Exotic

Tropical flowers such as birds of paradise, anthurium and ginger arranged together say “Mom, you are wonderful!”

10. Potted Orchid Plants

Orchid plants require little care and bring so much joy, how could a mother resist?

3. Carnations

 

 

Mother’s Week is May 5-11 and Mother’s Day is May 11th. Remember Mom with flowers!  Call Eden Florist at 954-981-5515 or visit our website at www.EdenFlorist.com. Order Early!

 

 

 

 

 

More Mothers Day Quotes


 

• “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” ~ Jewish Proverb 

• “A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to making leaning unnecessary.” ~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher 

• Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. ~ Lin Yutang 

• “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” ~ George Washington (1732-1799) 

• “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~ Sophia Loren, from Women and Beauty 

 “Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) 

• “A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done.” ~ Unknown 

• “A man loves his sweetheart the most; his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” ~ Irish Proverb 

• “The commonest fallacy among women is that simply having children makes them a mother–which is as absurd as believing that having a piano makes one a musician.” ~ Sidney J. Harris 

Mother’s Week is May 5-11 and Mother’s Day is May 11th. Remember Mom with flowers!  Call Eden Florist at 954-981-5515 or visit our website at www.EdenFlorist.com. Order Early!


Mothers Day Quotes


Mother’s Day is the perfect time to visit with Mom, spend time with her, hold her hands,  look into her eyes and say – “Thanks, Mom!”.  Here are a few inspirational quotes and sayings about mothers and their love by some famous and infamous people throughout history.  Choose your favorite saying and add it to the card message you include with your order of FLOWERS for that special Mom.  

• “Mother is the name for god on the lips and hearts of all children.” ~ Brandon Lee 

• “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” ~ Washington Irving 

• “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” ~ Marion C. Garretty 

• “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.” ~ Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) 

• “Richer than Gold You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be — I had a mother who read to me.” ~ Strickland Gillilan 

• “There is no velvet so soft as a mother’s lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps.” ~ Archibald Thompson 

• “The Miracle of Life nurtured by a woman who gave us love and sacrifice…MOTHER” ~ Joel Barquez 

• “This heart, my own dear mother, bends, With love’s true instinct, back to thee!” ~ Thomas Moore 

 

 To help you with your flower selection, call us at  954-981-5515 or 800-966-3336. Be sure to order early for best selection and preferred delivery times.  Visit our website at www.EdenFlorist.com for our selection of flowers, plants, giftware.

 

 

 

Still More Mothers Day Traditions


Along with America, at least 46 other countries, including New Zealand, Italy, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Turkey and Belgium celebrate Mothers Day, most on the second Sunday of May. Many people follow the custom on Mother’s Day of wearing a carnation. A coloured carnation means that a person’s mother is living while a white carnation honours a person’s mother who is dead. 

In Yugoslavia on “Materitse,” “Materice,” or Mother’s Day, the children tie up their mother, releasing her only when she has paid them with sweets or other goodies. 

In France children Mother’s Day is refered to as Fete des Meres. It provides children and adults to honour their mothers and give her gifts and treats. Mother’s Day is celebrated on the last Sunday in May. It is treated more like a family birthday. Everyone in the family gathers for a special meal. 

In Europe, people on Mother’s Day honor their mothers as well as the church. They respect the “Mother Church” – the spiritual power that gave them life and protected them from harm. The church festival got blended with the Mothering Sunday celebration. 

In Spain Mother’s Day is celebrated on 8th December. It is closely associated with Mother Mary – the mother of Jesus. On this children send special cards, chocolates, flowers and other presents to their mothers. But many children make their own presents for their mothers. 

In Sweden Mother’s Day is on the last Sunday in May and is a family holiday. The Swedish Red Cross sells small plastic flowers on the days leading up to Mother’s Day. The money raised from the sale of the flowers is used to help needy mothers and their children. 

Mother’s Week is May 5-11 and Mother’s Day is May 11th. Remember Mom with flowers!  Call Eden Florist at 954-981-5515 or visit our website at www.EdenFlorist.com. Order Early!