National Rose Month: A Rose is Not Just a Rose

Roses are a traditional symbol for love and beauty all over the world. They have universal appeal and meaning and are considered to bring balance and joy to the receiver.…

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Benefit: Cookin’ Up A Cure

On Tuesday, May 24, 2010, Big Apple Florist participated in the Cookin’ Up A Cure, a gourmet food and wine tasting and auction benefiting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.  The…

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I’m Sorry Flowers: A Better Way to Apologize

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” - Mark Twain We all make mistakes and sometimes we forget things or do things that…

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Single Flower & Color Arrangements: Subtle Variety

I wanted to dedicate this blog post to new trends in floral arrangements: single flower arrangements and single color flower arrangements.  Let’s take a closer look at the differences between…

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Famous Flower Paintings

Flowers are often popular subject matter in fine art.  The complexity and beauty of flowers make them a technical challenge to paint for even the most skilled artist.  Flowers accompany…

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Mother’s Day Gift Flowers

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, it is time to let her know how much you appreciate her and love her by sending her a beautiful special Mother’s Day gift;  a…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, all too often one gets stuck on ideas for what to get that special Mom that has done so much for us, or what gift…

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Flower Prints & Floral Design

Professional Floral Designers Find Mutual Inspiration Flower prints are all over the runways this year.  This dominating trend is making its way into every fashion piece and accessory imaginable.  Mutual…

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Wedding Salon New York City: Unique Floral Arrangements Showcased

This weekend, we participated in the Wedding Salon event in New York City.  Over 2000 people attended including brides, bridesmaids, mothers, fathers, fiancé’s, friends, event planners, and so on.  We…

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Administrative Professionals Day: Flower Arrangements to Say Thank You

So you have this great administrator that can keep track of a hundred things at once, keep you organized in your day-to-day tasks, and takes on so much responsibility that…

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