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Father's Day

Having a hard time deciding on the perfect gift for dad? SWEET STEMS can help! Send dad a artistically crafted floral tribute to show him how much you care. Perhaps your dad is the type that would prefer a gift basket filled with his favorite snacks! Whether your dad lives in Goulds, or clear across the country, we've got you covered!
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Grandparents Day

There’s no love like the love of a grandparent. Send Grandma and Grandpa the perfect gift of a beautiful flower arrangement. Brighten their space with bouquets of autumn blossoms or maybe even the traditional flowers of Grandparents Day. Pick an arrangement of lilies that represent devotion, true love, and respect. Say how you feel with an arrangement of red and pink roses that symbolize admiration, appreciation, and love, or with a bouquet of purple and blue flowers representing their wisdom and dignity.

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Thanksgiving (CAN)

Decorate your Thanksgiving Feast With Charming Fall Flowers

Come together and break bread around a beautiful arrangement bursting with fall colors that everyone will enjoy. Autumn colors are coming alive and are creating hues of reds, oranges, browns, and gold.

hues of reds, oranges, browns, and gold. Fill your house with cornucopias, baskets of fall flowers, and arrangements of contemporary florals. The fall harvest of sunflowers, mum, and orange lilies bring the fall vibes in.

Decorate Your Thanksgiving Table

Welcome guests to your Thanksgiving table with a charming flower arrangement. What better way to celebrate the holiday than to add that touch of fall you are looking for? A simple addition of flowers on your Thanksgiving table, your family dinner will transform into a glorious Thanksgiving feast.

A Gift For Your Host

Headed over to a friend’s house for a Friendsgiving or to watch the big game? Say “thanks for hosting me” by bringing your doubleheader host a beautiful flower arrangement with your side dish. Select a bouquet your host will love that is bursting with fall colors.

Choose from an array of arrangements with beautiful autumn tones of rustic reds, bright oranges, and warm neutrals, with cornucopias, baskets, and vibrant vases. Your host will appreciate your thoughtful gift and will be excited to place it alongside their holiday decor.

For Those, You Are Thankful For

From far away or right down the street, Thanksgiving is a time for us to gather and give thanks for the blessings in our lives. Flowers bring people together; whether you’re together or apart, the thoughtfulness behind a beautiful arrangement will make a lasting impression long after the petals have gone.

Order Ahead of Time

It is best to order your Thanksgiving flowers as soon as possible. This can help you secure your desired flowers and ensure their delivery date. Select the flowers you wish, place the order early, and select a later delivery date! This is a smart shopping tactic to beat the other customers to the supply of flowers and avoid order complications caused by low supply during high order volume periods.

The later your order is placed, the riskier your chances are of receiving the exact flowers you want. As the time draws close to Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving week, specific flower supplies begin to run low or go out of stock. Once flowers start going out of stock from filling a mass of orders, the shop will rely heavily on the flower shipments to restock. If an order is placed too late, this can often result in flower substitutions to an order.

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National Boss Day

Flowers never fail to bring a smile to someone's face. Who could use a smile more than your boss? SWEET STEMS can help you choose a fantastic floral arrangement that's sure to make your boss turn that frown upside down. Who knows, maybe you'll get out of work a few minutes early?
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Sweetest Day

Who Can I Give Flowers On Sweetest Day?

Unlike Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day is not a lover-exclusive holiday, nor is it as heavy weighing. Valentine’s Day has been known to include elaborate gifting, special date ideas, and trying to woo your romantic partner. However, Sweetest Day is much more laid back and focused on spreading cheer to anyone around you through a small gift like flowers accompanied by a little baggy of sweet treats. You have the ability to give a non-romantic gesture to anyone you please or offer an extra expression of affection to someone close to you.

Co-workers
We work alongside peers regularly and often forget to show care and appreciation for them. Whether you have a work bestie or feel a co-worker could use a good deed or piece of encouragement, a gift of flowers can be a wonderful small way to brighten their day. If you want to share words of encouragement or affirmation with them, you can provide a personalized card message in the online ordering process that will be delivered with their flowers.

Neighbors
If you’ve never had formal introductions, now is a perfect opportunity to break the ice and warm their heart. Sometimes we don’t know the ones who live right across or beside us. Don’t remain a stranger. Break the ice and offer the kind gesture of flowers with a heartwarming card message. Not sure how to start that conversation? No problem. Smile, kindly introduce yourself, explain that it’s Sweetest Day, what it is, and then offer them their gift. This could be a good way to encourage them or potentially be the beautiful beginning to a good friendship. It never hurts to spread the cheer.

Stranger
There are several people we pass every day without ever knowing personally. You pass faces at the grocery store, while out shopping, or while at an event. You see some people just in the passing, such as your mailman, the store clerk, a greeter, etc. Every person has a different path in life, job, personality, and things they may be going through. This is all the more reason why Sweetest Day could be the exact occasion needed to sprinkle some happiness into people’s everyday lives and routines. Who is someone you could share some kindness with a lovely bouquet of flowers? Imagine the sweet surprise upon their face. You will have blessed a stranger and brightened their day. This is what Sweetest Day is all about.

Friends / Family / Lovers
Surprise your besties, lovers, or family with a gorgeous bouquet and shower them with words of affirmation through a special card message. Let them know how much you appreciate them and the things about them that are so special to you. If you’re really close, you could select a bouquet that incorporates their favorite colors or favorite flowers. To make a truly perfect pair, you could easily add some of their favorite candies or treats along with their beautiful bouquet. If they have yet to hear of Sweetest Day before, here is your opportunity to introduce them to the sweet holiday.

Delivery


Interested in delivery for those you know? Maybe you would like to have flowers delivered to your home first before handing them out to someone new. @Shop_name offers easy and convenient delivery. Simply place your order online, type the desired address, delivery instructions, date, and we can take care of the rest. If you have any questions about your order or delivery, please feel free to contact us at (709) 368-7836.
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Halloween

Halloween brings out the kid (and 'spook') in all of us with jack-o'-lanterns, trick-or-treating, and lots of Halloween activities to enjoy. Your local florist, SWEET STEMS of Goulds, is a great place to start for creative suggestions on Halloween flowers, party decorations, and haunted houses. Let us suggest some Halloween party flower ideas for kids, and maybe even a few tips grownup 'ghouls' will like too! Give your Halloween festivities a 'frightfully' fantastic look and feel with colorful flowers and fun Halloween floral decor from SWEET STEMS.
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Christmas

How do I take care of the flowers I ordered?

Once you have received your flowers for Christmas, you would like to preserve their beauty as long as possible. Below we have provided fresh flower care tips to help guide you.

First things first
Remove the plastic that may have been wrapping your flowers. Once the plastic wrapping is removed, your flowers will be able to breathe. Next, fill a vase with fresh water for your flowers.

Where you place your flowers can make a difference
Extreme temperatures can be harmful to the delicacy of your flowers. Do your best to avoid placing them in areas they will be too hot. This could include windowsills, direct sunlight all day, or an overly hot room. This can cause your flowers to wilt or dry out more quickly. Most flowers thrive best in cooler and more controlled conditions.

Ethylene gas can damage the lifespan of your flowers. So it is important to avoid placing your flowers near any fruit or in the line of cigarette smoke.

Maintaining a beautiful presentation
Periodically tend to your flowers to help preserve their beauty.

  • For vase arrangements, provide your flowers with fresh water. Your flowers will drink the water they need to provide themselves with proper hydration.
  • For basket arrangements, we recommend providing your flowers with daily fresh water.
  • When the water in your vase becomes cloudy, clean out your vase thoroughly with soap and water and then refill it with fresh water. Using soapy water to clean your vase will remove any bacteria that could cause your flowers to deteriorate more quickly.
  • For any wilting leaves or stems, remove the strongly wilted contents to help maintain your beautiful display.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut your stems at an angle one to two inches from the bottom of the stem. A fresh open stem will help your flowers absorb water for hydration. We recommend that you avoid using scissors to cut your flowers. Scissors can crush the stems and prevent the flowers from being able to absorb the water.
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Valentine's Day

How far in advance should I order flowers for Valentine’s Day?

The sooner you place your order, the better. You can set the day for your delivery on any day in the future. When you place your order and set your future delivery in advance, you secure your selection and prevent placing your order during a time of limited supply. You provide yourself with the assurance that your product choice will be able to be filled when the time comes.

The later your order is placed, the riskier your chances are to receive the exact florals you desire. During an order-dense period of time, such as Valentine’s Day, specific flower supplies run low or go out of stock, and the shop relies upon a new shipment to come in. This often results in flower substitutions to fill an order.

Be your hero and not your enemy.


Do I order my flowers online or in-person?
This is up to you! We offer the convenience for you to easily select, order, pay, and set a delivery date for your flowers. You will be able to provide your desired card message and delivery instructions once you select the arrangement of your choice.

If you would like to place your order in-person at SWEET STEMS, we would be delighted to speak with you and assist with your needs. While you’re with us, feel free to inquire about any questions you may have and our associates would be glad to help you.

If you are unable to travel to the shop and you have questions regarding the details of your order or other needs, please feel free to contact us at (709) 368-7836.

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Easter

3 Ways People Use Flowers for Easter

The temperatures are shifting, and optimism is in the air as spring makes its debut. What better way to mark this special time of beauty and joy than with a graceful and bright arrangement of Easter flowers? There are so many wonderful reasons to celebrate this beautiful occasion.

Creating An Easter Themed Dinner Table Elevate your dinner table setup to the next level. You may specially assemble your table for Thanksgiving or Christmas time. SWEET STEMS can help you brighten up your table for the spring with a lovely Easter arrangement. Your stylish décor and beautiful combination with a fresh set of flowers will be a sight to behold.

Livening Up The Room With A Spring Feel Springtime is known for grass being greener, trees beginning to bud, flowers blooming, and the reappearance of various animals that remained hidden during the cooler months. Fill the rooms of your home with a refreshing feeling of elegance and nature’s gift of beauty. There are a variety of flowers that would be perfect to mark this new season.

Gifting Basket As children, it was common for people to receive an Easter basket full of goodies, brightly colored plastic eggs, and toys. As adults, you can share the joy and excitement of Easter as well. Celebrate this Easter by gifting your parents, grandparents, friends, businesses, or neighbors with a beautiful basket of bright flowers to light up their day.

Christians Celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ A variety of denominations rooted in the Christian faith celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ during the time of Easter. It is popular for families or members of Christian churches to purchase peace lilies. Some purchase white flowers or incorporate peace lilies to be placed in their home as a reminder or members will donate them to their church to help provide additional décor.

Gift A Gardener Know a fellow green thumb? Whether you are family or friends with a farmer or home gardener, you can give them nature's gift of lovely flowers. This gift will not only acknowledge their passion and enjoyment for tending the Earth, but will also brighten their day through a special surprise.

However you choose to celebrate this Easter, SWEET STEMS can help you find the perfect flower arrangement. Explore our selection on our Easter flowers page or contact us at (709) 368-7836 with any questions you may have. One of our associates would be happy to help you.

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Admin Professionals Day

This year, for National Administrative Professionals’ Day give the gift of a beautiful flower arrangement. With beautiful spring blooms of pinks, reds, and yellows, one of our bouquets is sure to brighten any desk. Send a friendly array of gerberas, daisies, lilies, and more, all in a fun vase. Do you want to send them something a little extra? Add one of our gift baskets of fun goodies to your order. We can deliver them to your office, or schools for our education professionals or come pick it up yourself. No matter the destination, SWEET STEMS can help.
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Mother's Day

Our love for mom grows like flowers. Why not give her a symbol of this love with a beautiful bouquet of Mother's Day flowers? At SWEET STEMS, we can design something to tailor match your mom's style. Flowers are the gift that will truly brighten her day and put a smile on her face all week long.