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♥ The July FIRECRACKER Contest is Live! ♥

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3801 N University Dr Ste 202
Fort Lauderdale - Sunrise , FL 33351
www.flowersfromtherainflorist.com 954-741-8900
800-725-9714


July 2013


We're celebrating July with the kick-off of our new ~FIRECRACKER~ contest for our customers on Facebook! Like us on Facebook by clicking here.  

You'll receive our announcements on FB to enter our weekly giveaway beginning Monday, July 8th. We'll surprise and delight you each week with the chance to win a gorgeous arrangement! We'll even deliver the flowers to anyone you chose in our local delivery area! Show us...you like us! You really like us!

We're continuing our rose sale for the month of July. We have beautiful colored roses at bargain prices. You'll have to call us or stop in for this deal-it's not available on our website.  A dozen colored roses exquisitely wrapped for $25.00 or arranged in a vase for $45.00. Our rose sale is available within our local delivery only. Pass our newsletter along to your friends and family so they can participate too! 

Wishing you a safe and Happy 4th of July! Don't forget to use our coupons to send flowers this month. We deliver flowers, plants and love...around the corner or anywhere in the world!

Sher & Staff



















He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower.
  – Mary Howitt

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Preserve your special flowers at home

With a few simple steps, you can capture the beauty and romance of your favorite flowers in an everlasting keepsake. Whether you want to save special flowers from a summer wedding, preserve blooms from your garden or create special floral gifts, the art of drying flowers at home is both fun and functional.

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plan ahead

This month, treat yourself to some beautiful blooms as summer’s in full swing!

Monday, July 1, National Postal Worker Day: Have you thanked your letter carrier lately? A small arrangement tucked in your mailbox would be a welcome surprise for these hard-working public servants.

Thursday, July 4, Independence Day: Flowers add a special sparkle to your patriotic parties. Call us, and let us help you plan some show-stopping additions for the day.

July, National Ice Cream Month: Have your family or neighbors over this month for an old-fashioned ice cream social. Tuck carnations into sugar cones as sweet, ice-cream-themed centerpieces. Fun fact: The ice cream cone was introduced in July 1904.


monthly tip

Enjoy a fun, kid-friendly summer activity by dying carnations blue to add to a patriotic bouquet for the Fourth of July.

Trim the stems of fresh, white carnations under water. The shorter the stem, the faster the color will transfer.

Let children stir a liberal amount of blue food coloring – liquid or paste will work – into cool water.

Place the carnations into the dye, making sure at least several inches of stem are submerged.

As you watch the color extend into the petals, explain how flowers “drink” water through small tubes in their stems. As the water reaches the petals, it evaporates (transpires) through tiny pores, and leaves the dye behind.

The transformation will start in a few hours, but you can leave the blooms in the dye for a few days or up to a week to intensify the color.

Gather the blue carnations with red and white carnations into a patriotic posy for the holiday, or bring the three hues together with monochromatic bunches in three separate vases.

ask the expert

Q. When I buy flowers by the stem or the bunch, how do I keep them fresh at home?

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