Sending flowers to a friend or loved one in the hospital is thoughtful and encouraging. Flowers can bring a smile to a person’s face, happy colors to the hospital room, and well wishes for a speedy recovery. But before you send flowers, make sure you’ve reviewed our guide to sending flowers to hospitals! Read More about How to Choose and Send Happy Get-Well Flowers »
Fall is a fabulous season full of color and wonder. One of the most amazing blooms in the fall spectrum is the chrysanthemum. With over 40 species and thousands of varieties, and a beautiful array of fall colors, there’s a mum for everyone. Add these gorgeous blooms to your home’s fall decor or send to someone special to brighten their fall season. Choose one of your favorite varieties or discover new ones to send throughout the Springfield area. Check out the chrysanthemums our designers at Durocher Florist are crazy about this season and send something fresh and fall to your special someone this season. Read More about Find Mums For Everyone In Autumn »
As Grandparents Day approaches, celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day, we look forward to a special time of bonding between children and their grandparents. This is a wonderful way to build your family‘s legacy while creating lasting memories. If your grandparents are not local to you, reach out to Durocher Florist. We will be happy to deliver your blooms anywhere in the greater Springfield area, including local assisted living facilities and retirement communities like Armbrook Estates, The Arbors Chicopee, The American Inn in Southwick. We also deliver to local nursing homes like Wingate of West Springfield, Heritage Hall Agawam, The Wellington in Springfield, JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow, Reeds Landing Springfield, and private residences, as well. If you are able to get together with grandparents on this day, we have a few great ideas that will help children and grandparents bond on Grandparents Day. Put a little energy into this day and watch these relationships between your children and grandparents bloom. Read More about 4 Ways To Bond On Grandparents Day »
What Should Be in Your Care Package?
It’s just about time for college students to head off to campus. This is an exciting time in a student's life. They are about to exert their independence, gain responsibility, and spread their wings. While we want them to experience all that college has to offer, we also want to make sure they are set up for success. Let them know you’re thinking about them and taking care of anything they may have missed. So, send a unique care package to your new college student. The designers at Durocher Florist have compiled a list of items students might not think to bring back to school with them. Read More about 5 Unique Care Package Ideas for College Students »
As Father’s Day approaches, we realize dads come in all shapes and sizes. They are not necessarily our biological dads but we have plenty of men who fill this excellent role in our lives and this is a great time to honor them for what they mean to you. A great way to do this is with a floral or plant design, a delightful gift basket or special treat that he will love. The design experts at Durocher Florist have created some special designs specifically for dads and other father figures on Father’s Day. This year take a look at all of our options so you can find something special for the men in your life. Read More about Dish Out Tasty Treats For Father’s Day »
It’s likely you’ve never heard of Smith River, California, but odds are that’s where your Easter Lily was grown. This fertile land – located in the far northwest corner of California – is home to less than 900 residents, but… Read More about The Easter Lily Capital of the World »
We all love fresh flowers and plants for the beauty they provide and their wonderful aromas that fill our homes. Unfortunately, our pets don’t enjoy flowers the same way we do. Dogs and cats have a natural curiosity and tend… Read More about Pet-Friendly Flowers and Plants »