A Late Summer Refresh With White Flowers

Keeping your home feeling fresh, light and open even in cooler fall and winter months can be challenging. How you decorate can be the difference between a dark, heavy feel and a clean, bright look. Use heavy fabrics in light colors or include open window coverings to bring in light and open up a room. Including all-white flowers to a room with darker elements is a great way to add contrast and bring clean lines and texture to the space. The floral designers at Peoples Flowers have created stunning arrangements that will make you want to include white in every season.

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Summery, Bee-Friendly Sunflowers

A beautiful garden can be a purposeful use of space that provides food, resources and a home for certain pollinators like bees. Flowers like sunflowers can work hard for your garden and encourage a healthy outdoor environment. Their height can provide much-needed shade for shorter stalks. Bees are enticed by their bright yellow petals. Bringing pollinating bees to your garden is an excellent way to help fight the declining numbers of bees. Peoples Flowers loves sunflowers and has several options for you to include in your summer garden.

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Kitchen Flower Power

Your kitchen is often the hub of activity in your home. The room where conversations happen, meals are prepared, and laughter abides. Add to the comfort of this family center by including flowers in your decorating scheme. Brighten your kitchen and create an inviting atmosphere with a beautiful bouquet from Peoples Flowers. Talk to our floral artisans today about the right arrangement to compliment the colors and style of your kitchen.

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3 Don’t-Miss Floral Attractions

We’re lucky here in Albuquerque; our unique climate and ecosystem provide for some pretty stellar examples of flower and plant life. The southwest is rich with flora and fauna, in fact, but then again, so is the rest of the country. Come spring and summer, places all over the nation are celebrating their signature flowers—which are usually at their peak—with festivals and other events, usually tied to their botanic gardens. Visiting a destination’s floral attractions is a great way to engage with local culture. Peoples Flowers has rounded up our favorites (and most of them just happen to be nearby) so you can plan a floral adventure soon.

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Your Essential Summer Playlist, Courtesy of Flowers

We don’t know about you, but when summer rolls around, Peoples Flowers is ready to make a playlist. There’s nothing quite like greeting a new season with some freshly-picked songs cued up, and if you ask us, a summer soundtrack inspired by flowers is exactly what’s in order. To that end, we’ve rounded up a list of songs that all take inspiration from the flora and fauna of the natural world. It’ll be enough to have you dancing barefoot in the grass.

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Top Tips For Keeping Your Flowers Fresh

If you’ve got yourself a beautiful mix of fresh flowers, you’re probably wondering about how you’ll get the most out of them. Meaning, of course, that you’ll want to prolong their life span as much as possible, helping them to stay fresh, fragrant and beautiful-looking for as long as you can. And the truth is, with a little help from you, your flowers can enjoy a happier life. Read on to learn Peoples Flowers top three tips for doing just that.

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Take A Floral Vacation

The next time you plan a romantic getaway, maybe for an anniversary or other special occasion, add a bit of excitement by sending flowers from your special destination. Show her how much you’re looking forward to spending time with her exploring this new place with a bouquet of flowers like what she’ll discover when she’s there. Peoples Flower Shops has many bright, romantic arrangements prepared with flowers from all over the world. Talk to us about your next adventure and how we can help tie the trip together with flowers from that region.

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Let Freedom Ring Through Flowers

The Fourth of July is almost here, which means you may be among the many who will be hosting a cookout or fireworks-viewing party. As we prepare for our nation’s upcoming birthday, we turn our attention to creating a patriotic feeling at our Independence Day get-togethers. Beautiful reds, whites and blues adorn our tables and we serve All-American treats like hot dogs and apple pie. Peoples Flower Shops has all the flowers you need to tastefully dress your Fourth of July table in our nation’s colors.

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Serve Up Some Summertime Flowers

If there’s something worth celebrating in June, it’s the arrival of summer. There’s no better tribute than a sultry, elegant dinner party that takes its cue from the sophisticated ease of the season. Given the warm weather, longer days and mild nights, Peoples Flower Shops is put in the mood for gathering with our best friends and loved ones for a summer dinner by candle and moonlight. Imagine the menu: a platter of salmon, bowls of gazpacho, a heaping salad topped with garden-fresh veggies. A charcuterie advertising the season’s fruits alongside yummy cheeses, figs and olives. What’s missing? A dash of flowers, of course.

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June, Anniversaries & Flowers

It’s June, and people are getting married, and we here at Peoples Flower Shops are 100% here for it.

More people get married this month than any other during the year, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s warm but not too warm. Precipitation lightens up. Vacations are a go, and the kids are home from school. Everything points the way to celebrations worth traveling for as well as worth having. Who doesn’t want the sun to shine on the most important day of their lives? Where there are weddings, there are anniversaries, and while we provide the petals for both weddings and the commemoration of them, we want to showcase the work we do for the latter category.

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