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 Valentine's Day arrives. Otherwise, you and your special someone will be stuck with whatever happens to be leftover. 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: October 18, 2022
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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Winter’s cold weather is here, bringing with it frosts that can put an end to summer and fall blooms. However, just because it’s getting colder doesn’t mean you have to wait until spring to enjoy beautiful flowers. The bright colors and soft textures of spring and summer flowers are behind us for now, but there is still so much to be enjoyed about plants that thrive and even bloom in the winter. From lush green plants that can be formed into topiaries to bright colorful blooms hardy enough to sustain in winter temperatures, your world can be full of plant life and colorful blooms if you know where to look. The floral experts at Ah Sam Florist want to show you what flowers and plants to include in your home that will thrive all season long. Read More about Winter Plants We Love All Season »
Posted by Ah Sam Florist on December 16, 2019
| Last Updated: November 5, 2020
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” »
Tropical regions produce some of the most exotic, colorful, and stunning plants and flowers around. It must have something to do with the non-arid, warm climate that produces such gorgeous and mysterious blooms. Tropical flowers are unique in their exquisite, vibrant beauty and amazing fragrance. With bright colors, interesting shapes, different textures, and aromas, an arrangement of tropical flowers makes a bold statement wherever it’s placed.
At Ah Sam, we specialize in creating tropical floral arrangements from fresh, high-quality tropical flowers, and we’re proud to serve vibrant and passionate florals to the San Mateo, Silicon Valley, and San Francisco Bay areas.
Here are some of our favorite tropical flowers: Read More about Six Awesome Tropical Flowers »