Here at Casas Adobes Flower Shop, we see late summer as a time when we're desperately in need of a refresh. There's no better time to clear up any summer clutter that has accumulated in our homes and to create a space that feels lighter, cooler and ready for fall. Labor Day is a historic occasion on which we both celebrate workers and acknowledge that they (us) need a break---hence the longer weekend. How perfect would it be then to install some crisp, serene white flowers throughout our homes, helping to support that restful vibe? Read More about White Roses For Before (And After) Labor Day »
Casas Adobes Flower Shop thinks bees are, well, the bees knees. And if you think that expression is strange, think again: bees have legs, and on those legs, little bags where they store the pollen they collect. In fact, bees have adapted in all kinds of ways to become efficient, industrious little workers who are responsible for pollinating the 90 crops we consume most regularly. Every third bite we eat comes from a plant pollinated by a bee. 80% of all flowering plants (yes, all) are pollinated by bees. To say that these little guys are absolutely crucial to life on earth as we know it is no overstatement. So which flowers entice the bees the most? Read More about The Secret Life Of Bees »
There are some flowers and plants that really do better in one part of your house than another. Looking for a great bathroom floral? Choose something like an orchid, which will lend an element of grace but also stand up to the subtropical climate of your shower. What about the dining room table? Look for flowers that provide a lot of visual impact and not a lot of fragrance. Foyer? A grand, tall design that functions as an accent or an art piece as well as a welcoming element. The point is, consider where you'll place those flowers or plants you get from Casas Adobes Flower Shop; it can make a huge difference! Read More about Giving Plants And Flowers A Home In Your House »
Casas Adobes Flower Shop knows exactly how you can win the Most Likely To Succeed Award this year---give those teachers, admins and other staff at your kid's school (or yours!) flowers.
Yes, we tend to think of giving flowers to our beloved educators as a matter best left to the end of the year, a kind and fragrant thank you. But we'd argue that it's best to start off the year giving something green and growing. It not only establishes a positive relationship from the outset, but it brings the outdoors into the classroom or office---and the outdoors is something that everyone from the teacher to the student is probably missing. But that's not all a floral back-to-school gift can do. Read More about A Gift The Whole Class Will Love »
Casas Adobes Flower Shop thinks you should plan a floral vacation. Yes, we're serious.
Every spring and summer, cities, towns and regions across the nation get together to celebrate their signature blooms because those blooms, of course, are at their peak. It makes sense that we would want to showcase our most beautiful assets; flower festivals and events are a great way for people to engage with local culture, and for those visiting to discover it. Fortunately, we have several such attractions and events in our neck of the woods. Read on to see our top picks. Read More about 3 Top Southwest Floral Attractions »
It's summertime, and the living is easy---and so is the music! Casas Adobes Flower Shop thinks it's the perfect moment to cue up your essential summer playlist, and we've got one to add to the mix. Ours is floral-inspired, featuring songs that take inspo from the garden and the forest, two things we hope you'll be enjoying while you're outdoors this season. So charge up your sound dock or pop in your ear buds---this one's for you. Read More about A Summer Playlist In Honor Of Flowers »
Want to know, once and for all, how to help your flowers and plants live better lives? Don't worry, we here at Casas Adobes Flower Shop have some excellent tips on how to keep them fresher and happier for longer. If you follow our crib sheet, you'll be on your way to becoming a flower care expert in no time. You'll also be able to spread the knowledge to the people you most often send flowers to. Read More about Three Tips On Flower Care »
It's summer, and that means many of us will be traveling. Whether we're going near or far, taking a trip is always an exciting prospect. We look forward to being somewhere else, experiencing all that a destination has to offer, from the landscape and scenery to the cuisine, people and culture. But if you don't have a travel plan in place this summer, fear not. Casas Adobes Flower Shop is going to show you how to go somewhere without even leaving your couch. Trust us. Read More about How To Go To Hawaii Without Leaving Your House »
On the 4th of July, we have lots of excuses to spend time with one another. Maybe it's the neighbors having their annual cookout, and everyone on the block goes, or maybe you take the kids every year to the same parade or to the same celebration in the same park. Everything we do on Independence Day is steeped in ritual and tradition, from the way we celebrate to the food we eat to the decor we put up. We take great pride in expressing our patriotism and our sense of unity with one another on this holiday. Casas Adobes Flower Shop has several floral decor pieces that reflect these values. Read More about Flowers That Bring Us Together »
Entertaining in summertime is its own reward. The mood is lighter and freer. The food is fresh, the flowers are blooming, the wine is flowing. This is the time to serve up a bounty of seasonal delights on the table---salmon, ceviche, a perfectly grilled steak, a blueberry pie. The key words for entertaining during this time of the year are fresh, bright and juicy. If you can evoke the garden, you should. A bowl full of a heaping salad laden with fresh veggies makes for the perfect first bite. Given that so many of our flowers are at their peak, you'll want to have a centerpiece (or two) that is just as inviting and as glorious as the meal you're serving. Casas Adobes Flower Shop has a romantic summertime design in mind. Read More about Garden-To-Table Elegance »