With Memorial Day coming soon, we start to think about how we can honor our fallen veterans. The service men and women who gave their lives for our country should never be forgotten. An excellent way to remember them and their life is with a beautiful display of patriotic flowers. Flowers can be displayed in your home or office, sent as a gift or simply placed by a graveside in honor of their service to our country. The floral designers at Peoples Flower Shops have created some excellent patriotic designs specifically for holidays like Memorial Day. Read More about Send Patriotic Funeral Flowers »
If you're anything like us here at Peoples Flowers, you spend Memorial Day both honoring the fallen heroes in your life and getting together with the friends and family who are in it now. The spirit is both respectful and celebratory, and the flowers you use to enhance the events you host in your home have to follow suit. Many of us will be coming together in our outdoor spaces, hosting barbecues or eating dinner under the stars. After all, this is the cusp of summer. Read More about Plan Something Special This Memorial Day »
Memorial Day has been recognized since the year after the Civil War ended, named Decoration Day until it was named an official holiday in 1971. If you would like to have flowers delivered to the loved ones of a fallen soldier - or send an appropriate floral arrangement to a gravesite - you can rely on the team at Peoples Flowers to design Memorial Day flowers that are both patriotic and poignant.
Poetic Flowers: After World War I, the holiday would be associated with the red poppy, thanks to a poem written by John McCrae, a soldier, and medic who wrote his verse to memorialize his experiences in battle. In Flanders Fields remembered the scene of red poppies growing among the soldier's graves. "In Flanders fields, the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row..." The red poppy has endured as a lasting symbol of the day although, in modern times, a faux flower is usually passed out by churches and benevolent societies to be worn on a lapel. Read More about Designing Memorial Day Flowers »
At Peoples Flower Shops, our professional florists remember and honor our nation’s fallen soldiers by creating elegantly patriotic floral designs for Memorial Day ceremonies and services. Observed on the last Monday of May each year, Memorial Day signifies much… Read More about Using Flowers This Memorial Day »