Stores fill up with items for Valentine's Day as soon as the new year begins, but most don't actually start planning their Valentine's Day until it's really too late. If you want the best dinner reservations, the nicest box of chocolates, or the cutest teddy bear, then you need to plan well before V Day arrives. Otherwise, you and your special someone will be stuck with whatever happens to be left over. All our experts at Ah Sam Florist in San Mateo agree that the same goes for ordering flowers. You'll have the best experience if you order your Valentine's Day flowers early. Read More about 5 Benefits of Ordering Your Valentine’s Day Flowers Early »
Posted by Ah Sam Florist on January 8, 2020
| Last Updated: January 13, 2020
When you receive a lovely bouquet for a special occasion or have an arrangement of stunning flowers that you want to continue to enjoy, you can preserve your flowers by drying or pressing them. Our flower experts at Ah Sam Florist, serving San Mateo and Silicon Valley, put together this guide to help you quickly dry your bouquet of flowers.
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At this time of year, we are all reminded of the many things for which we can be thankful. Have you ever thought about how flowers enrich our lives? Research shows that the flowers we select to display in our homes add a bit of our personality to our home décor. At Ah Sam Florist, we are happy to share a few of our favorite flowers, explain what each means, and see which blooms will become your favorites, too. Read More about 5 Flowers We Are Thankful For »
We’re moving into the holiday season, when friends and family get together to celebrate one another and everything we have to be thankful for. If you’re one of the lucky ones to be a guest at someone else’s table, it’s important to bring a hostess gift to show your appreciation. Read More about Bring Creative Hostess Gifts to Say “Thanks” »
Fall is the season to celebrate cooler weather, watch leaves changing on the trees, and gaze at the amazing colors particular to this season. Fall brings beautiful, unique flowers, too. There are a wide array of amazing blooms that show up during the fall season. It's a wonderful time to celebrate fall and it’s spectacular colors.
The floral experts at Ah Sam Florist are excited about the possibilities that come with fall. Besides the beautiful floral bouquets we can create, we also know it’s a wonderful time to send flowers to everyone you know or use flowers to decorate. Either way, we have what you need. Talk to the floral experts at Ah Sam Florist and add a little fall color to San Mateo and the entire Bay area. Whether it’s your front porch, your friend’s living room, or your own home or office, fall flowers are just a click away! Read More about Fall Color in Fall Blooms »
National Grandparents Day is approaching soon, on the first Sunday in September after Labor Day. This is a great opportunity for children and grandparents to connect and celebrate their relationship. With our professional delivery services, Ah Sam Florist will deliver your beautiful choice of floral bouquets, gifts, or dish gardens to any local residence, nursing home, hospital, senior community or assisted living facility in the greater San Mateo area as well as nationwide! In honor of this upcoming holiday, the designers at Ah Sam Florist offer some fun ways to celebrate grandparents this year, along with beautiful floral designs for children to send grandparents. Read More about 4 Great Flower Ideas For Grandparents Day »
Gifts For College Freshmen
Leaving for college is an exciting time in a student’s life. Growing up, living away from home and generally testing the waters is a wonderful experience. Being prepared for dorm life can be a challenge though. What do you bring? What should stay at home? That’s why the designers at Ah Sam Florist have put together a list of items you may not have thought of, but your college student will be so glad they have. Read More about 5 Ways To Prepare For College Life »
As you probably already know, Ah Sam Florist always brings you the most gorgeous bouquets of floral designs and arrangements. Did you know we also carry amazing containers and vases to house those beautiful flowers? Not only that, but our store is rife with beautiful plants and succulents, indoor desktop plants and so much more. We even carry large specimen plants to adorn your porch or larger indoor spaces. Find unique treasures in our showroom and garden center when you discover our collection for yourself. Come on in to check out our wide variety of fresh flower designs, silk flowers, arrangements and floral accents featured throughout our showroom and garden center. Our unique vases and containers make beautiful gifts and can help you create beautiful memories, too! Read More about Find Unique Treasures »
We are approaching Memorial Day, a wonderful time of remembering those who are falling and have paid a sacrifice for our freedom. This is also an opportunity to think about how to send sympathy or funeral flowers to those in mourning. A gorgeous bouquet of flowers sent to the home of the grieving family or funeral flowers that are delivered directly to the church or funeral home for the ceremony are always an appropriate option. The floral experts at Ah Sam Florist have beautiful options for honoring loved ones who have passed away recently. Read More about Sending Sympathy Flowers »