September Birthdays- Asters & Sapphires

asters & sapphiresAsters & sapphires are the official flower and gemstone chosen to represent the month of September. Each brings a special meaning and beauty to the month, and both are colorful inspiration for September birthday bouquets. Whether you choose the brilliant “sapphire blue” of blue delphinium or opt instead for a lavish arrangement of fall asters, you can be sure that the floral designers at Bice’s Florist will deliver the perfect birthday wishes to those you love.  Continue reading

Make Them Smile on Just Because Day

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Every day, we all have a list of things that we must do, but rarely do we have the opportunity to do something with no reason other than it makes us happy. August 27th is Just Because Day, a chance for you to enjoy the freedom of not having an excuse other than “just because!” The design experts at Bice’s Florist have created a list of a few ideas to inspire you. Try a few of our suggestions or come up with some of your own!

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Share the Love During Romance Month

romance monthNational Romance Month is upon us, and that means August is a good time to think about what it means to be romantic. How we show romance has changed throughout the ages, but the idea is still the same- let the person you love know it in a creative and captivating way. The floral experts at Bice’s Florist have some great ideas for wooing your partner- shop our online collection or give us a call if you’re looking for some romantic ideas.

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Funeral Flowers for the Memorial Service


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Losing a loved one can be a very difficult and emotional time. While the responsibility for choosing the funeral flowers (such as a casket spray or urn arrangement) is left to the immediate family, those surrounding the family can send a comforting expression of love and support with beautiful floral arrangements and bouquets. The floral designers at Bice’s Florist can help you to choose the best flowers for the upcoming memorial service – whether you are choosing the flowers for the funeral, or having flowers delivered to express your condolences.

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Gifts to Decorate the College Dorm Room

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Sending college students off to school can often be a big transition. They will be on their own for the first time, they may have moments of missing home, and you will have your moments of letting go, too. Make the move into a college dorm room a little easier with a few tips from the experts at Bice’s Florist. You’ll both be glad you did.

One way to help students transition is to give their dorm room some reminders of home. Make this college experience go smoothly by helping your student feel settled. You can do this in a number of ways- with a framed picture, a card or letter, or a long-lasting plant that softens the look of the room. Not only will a few well-placed plants create a home-like environment, plants also decrease stress and increase productivity- two things every college student needs!

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Our Zen Garden, shown above, is a great option for a less-stressed dorm room. Bromeliads give off air-purifying oxygen. Plus, caring for a plant is proven to reduce stress!

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Another great option that won’t take up too much space in a shared dorm room is our Desktop Garden, featured here. Even just looking at greenery while studying can increase memory function and productivity.

 

Some other great options to help your college student through the move from home to school are care packages. Snacks and coffee will fuel late-night study sessions and provide a pick-me-up during long days of classes.

Our Starbucks Sampler, shown here, is perfect for the coffee-loving student in your life!

 

 

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Send your favorite sports fan our Sports Fanatic gift box, full of sports goodies and tasty treats.

 

 

 

 
Sending your student off to college can be a bit emotional. Let them know you’re thinking about them with a gift from the heart. Bice’s Florist is here to help, whether your student is here in the Ft. Worth area or further away- our delivery service is professional and friendly! Give us a call today to talk with our experts about options for your college student.

Celebrate Friends & Sisters on National Friendship Day

friendship“It’s the friends we meet along the way that help us appreciate the journey.”

The first week of August contains both National Friendship Day and National Sisters Day. In other words, some of your most special relationships are recognized during this time of year!  Often, our sisters and our best friends are one and the same. What better way to show your appreciation for that special person in your life than with a beautiful bouquet of flowers? Bice’s Florist has everything you need to show your best friend and sister that she means the world to you.

Friendship is a beautiful thing. Humans are naturally social creatures and we need relationship with other people. To find that friend that will go through anything by your side is a valuable find, indeed. To recognize the importance of friends, Congress decided in 1935 to set aside the first Sunday in August as National Friendship Day.

This day has also been set aide for National Sisters Day. What a great opportunity to celebrate, reconnect or remember our sisters! These bonds are like no other- the unique relationship between siblings lasts a lifetime. Whether actual relatives or friends who feel as close as family, honor the special people in your life by sending a floral arrangement to show them how much they mean to you.friendship

Our Bright Delight design, featured above, makes a perfect gift. Including stargazer lilies, roses and hydrangea, this arrangement is as fun, bright and sweet as your best friend. Include a personal note to make your gift especially meaningful.

The bonds of friendship and sisterhood are strong and enduring. The floral designers at Bice’s Florist want to help you celebrate all of these amazing people this summer. Whether they live here in Fort Worth, or across the country, we are happy to help. Shop our extensive collection, or call us today to create a bouquet of their favorite flowers.

Designing with Summer Hydrangea

summer hydrangeaSummer days are carefree, light and airy – and there may be no more perfect floral representation of the joy of summertime than the hydrangea. With dreamy color palettes and delicate petals, this flower is the perfect backdrop for the season, as well as for many summer floral arrangements. However, here at Bice’s Florist we believe that these beauties deserve some recognition of their own, and to that end would like to introduce you to the summer hydrangea, a gorgeous flower in its own right.

Loved Throughout the World: The hydrangea is found growing everywhere from America to Asia, and comes in 75 varieties. It blooms primarily from late spring to early fall, making it a true summer flower.  Continue reading

Flower Gardens that Love Bees & Butterflies

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Time spent outdoors in the summer is special. Good times with friends, long afternoons with family, and simple relaxation in the backyard fill our leisure time. If you are someone who loves the great outdoors like we do, you may wish to make your outdoor space even more beautiful – with flowers and plants that not only add beauty and color, but attract butterflies to come and socialize as well. And although your first inclination may be to invite some honeybees as well, we hope you will reconsider. This summer, look to Bice’s Florist  – we love turning Fort Worth properties into backyard flower gardens.  Continue reading

July 4th Flowers and Fort Worth Celebrations

July 4th flowersCelebrating the Fourth of July is an annual tradition in Fort Worth, as it is across the country. From parades to picnics  – and right through the fireworks – it is a day filled with good times, good friends, and family fun. When it comes to providing the decor for a barbecue or backyard party, Bice’s Florist has the July 4th flowers that will make celebrating our nation’s birthday more beautiful than ever.

Did You Know? John Adams proclaimed that July 2 should be Independence Day and declared that “It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other – from this time forward forever more.” He may have had the date wrong, but his estimation of how we would celebrate has turned out to be accurate!  Continue reading

Wildflower Summer Bouquets for Your Table

Summer has arrived here in Texas, and as the days grow longer, we find ourselves spending more and more time outside. Whether you’re swimming, gardening or cooking on the grill, you have most likely found a few ways enjoy the season. When you picture your summer table – overflowing with corn on the cob, grilled steaks, and ripe watermelon – what kinds of flowers do you see? Bice’s Florist is ready for summer with bright wildflowers, luxurious blooms, and everything in between for gorgeous summer bouquets. Fresh flowers are the most beautiful way to complete your summer table’s look this season! Continue reading