Is there a more important insect than the bee? Ah Sam Flowers thinks not. Bees are responsible for pollinating 1/3 of the plants that provide the food we eat, or 70 of the top 100 food crops. Along with the flowering plants they tend to, bees evolved millions of years ago to become efficient transporters of pollen, unfailing in their efforts to keep their own hives alive (one colony contains 10,000 to 60,000 family members), and in the process, fertilizing the plants they drink from. Without them, our flowering plants would cease to exist, which would halt the production of everything from apples and avocados to coffee and carrots. Read More about We’re Bee Keepers! And You Can Be, Too. »
Whether you are preparing a delicious feast for guests, or simply want to have a gorgeous spread waiting at dinnertime, make sure your dining room table is complete by choosing a perfect bouquet of flowers to compliment your style and colors. Flowers will enhance your decor, add life to any room and give off a fragrance that will soothe and comfort anyone who dines with you. Your dining room table, in particular, is a great space to model your sense of style. Talk to the floral designers at Ah Sam Florist for some inspiring ideas for your dining area. Read More about Making Every Room Bloom »
Flowers make for some pretty serious attractions, and we here at Ah Sam Flowers do mean the kind you drive to. In the summer, towns, cities and regions across the country make a point to celebrate their bloomiest and most beautiful flowers. In Rochester, there's the lilac festival; in Texas, an event devoted to bluebells. Flower festivals present a unique opportunity for us to engage with local culture and to learn about a place. Luckily, our state offers a whole crop of such events, so activate that GPS. Read More about California’s Best Floral Festivals, Plus A Rose Festival »
Ah Sam Flowers has two ways to give yourself a summer refresh. First, turn to a container full of gorgeous accent flowers to both perk up your place and give the eye a rest. Next, cue up the music.
What's summer without both flowers and music? And why not marry the two? We've got an essential playlist you can keep on the rotation all summer long, and the best part is, our track picks are all inspired by flowers. Read More about Refresh Yourself With Flowers And Music »
Always wondered how to make those flowers last well beyond their expiration date? The experts here at Ah Sam Florist have a wealth of knowledge to share on the topic, but we'll start with the basics. There are a few things you can do to keep your blooms fresher longer; it just takes one or two small gestures to make the most of your floral arrangement. Read More about Our Tips On Flower Care »
Posted by Ah Sam Florist on July 9, 2018
| Last Updated: July 10, 2018
It's vacation season, and many of us have been planning a European getaway for a long time, just waiting for the moment to pack our bags and go. There's nothing like experiencing a new culture and discovering new landscapes. Even if you don't have a milestone vacation planned for this year, you can fake it in your own home by inviting in some florals that recall the atmosphere of somewhere else. Here at Ah Sam Flowers, we're equally inspired by the many beautiful places around the globe. Read More about Flowers Inspired By France »
Are you hosting 4th of July this year, or going to someone else's cookout/barbecue/potluck/dinner? In either case, add some flowers to your shopping list. You can't compete with the fireworks, but you can create a table or an atmosphere that offers some excitement and dresses things up just a little bit. We like to keep it casual on the 4th, but that doesn't mean you can't appeal to Ah Sam Florist to hook you up with some inspired summer flowers! Read More about Show Off These Flowers This Fourth Of July »
Posted by Ah Sam Florist on June 24, 2018
| Last Updated: October 29, 2019
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So you're having a dinner party this June. You've got the perfect meal planned---maybe some salmon or shellfish. A bright ceviche, a platter full of yummy crudite and a sorbet for dessert. You've bought the wine, chilled the glasses and brought out the good linens. The scene has been set, and yet, where are you with flowers?
Ah Sam Flowers believes that you should never let a good party go by without dressing it in a striking centerpiece arrangement. So scooch that lush salad over to the side and keep the center of your table clear. We've got just the right floral piece for your summer gathering. Read More about A Summer Soiree And Its Flowers »
It's that time again, the month of marriage, anniversaries and overall romantic merriment. More people marry in June than any other time of the year, owing to its general temperate nature. It's also a great month for flowers, which bloom profusely now, in every color of the rainbow (texture, too).
There are so many events surrounding all of those weddings that call for additional flowers. As a guest, you may want to give them, or as the bride, you may be looking for the perfect centerpiece for your bridal luncheon. That's where Ah Sam Flowers comes in. Read More about ‘Tis The Season For Wedding Flowers »
They say friendship is when someone knows all about you but likes you anyway. Best friends are those special individuals that know all our quirks and imperfections and still love us unconditionally. Sometimes we just need to take a moment and recognize how important our friends are to us. June 8th is a great time to honor those precious friendships by celebrating Best Friend’s Day. Of course, at Ah Sam Flowers we believe the best way to show your best friend how much your value her is with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Read More about A Lush Bouquet For Your Bestie »
Posted by Ah Sam Florist on May 27, 2018
| Last Updated: May 31, 2018