Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 28th. For some, it means a three or even four-day holiday while others see the end of school in their sights and the unofficial start to summer. Others think about those that gave their lives in service to our country and to us as citizens. They fought in battles and on the front lines to ensure our freedom and keep us safe from external threats. Still today, many have spent their entire careers in the armed forces. We thank those men and women, alive and dead. During Memorial Day, we focus on those that have past either in conflict or from old age. This year, we hope to see a return to some more in-person Memorial Day events like parades, graveside services, and other events here in the Finger Lakes. It's even an opportunity to host barbecues and block parties or gift those in our lives who have lost loved ones who once served in the military. Our Memorial Day collection offers patriotic flowers in bouquets, arrangements, and other unique floral displays. Mixing red, white, and blue flowers, these patriotic flower arrangements. They come in all sizes and shapes as well as feature many favorite flowers like roses, carnations, lilies, hydrangea and more along with greenery and patriotic accents like ribbons and miniature American flags. Other options include scheduling an appointment to work with our floral designers on custom Memorial Day flowers for gifts, decor, flair for parade floats, and centerpieces for events. This includes wreaths and standing sprays. Call us today to get your custom patriotic flowers! For Memorial Day, we also offer green and blooming plants that also have similar patriotic options. Even patriotic balloon arrangements are available along with edible treats, which are perfect for a Memorial Day picnic or barbecue. [...]
Memorial Day is Monday, May 28th. This is an excellent time to remember all those who fought so hard so we could have freedom and security, going as far as to lose their lives during countless wars, conflicts, and battles. Throughout the weekend leading up to Memorial Day, there are many parades, events, and ceremonies that recognize their courage. Also, many of you most likely will hold your own private ceremonies at gravesites, remembering those soldiers who you have loved and lost. At our Rochester flower shop, we have a wide selection of patriotic flowers, bouquets, and wreaths to choose from like these: Sacred Duty Spray This patriotic free-standing spray offers a mix of red, white, and blue flowers along with patriotic ribbon and greenery. With Distinction There is a combination of patriotic red, white and blue flowers in a ceramic container. This is ideal for an event or to send to a loved one who is remembering their own loss this Memorial Day. America the Beautiful by Teleflora This patriotic arrangement offers a beautiful way to honor the courage and character of our fallen soldiers. American Pride Celebrate Memorial Day with this floral display of roses, blue delphinium, white daisies, and blue thistle in a keepsake vintage American flag container.
Memorial Day, which was referred to as Decoration Day because it was a day on which the graves of fallen soldiers were decorated, was established after the Civil War as a way to honor those who died during that war. Now, it has become a day of remembrance of all who have died in this country's service. Rochester Memorial Day Parade and Events In the Rochester area, there are a number of events over the Memorial Day weekend to get involved in: On Saturday, May 27th, 2017, there will be the Village of Brockport's Memorial Day Remembrance and Celebration at the Brockport Area Vets Club while the East Rochester Memorial Day Parade starts at 10:30 am. On Monday, May 29th, 2017, in Rochester at 10:30 am, the parade forms at Alexander and East Avenue, proceeds along East Avenue to Main Street, and then west on Main Street to North Plymouth Avenue. The Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally at Letchworth Park will be held May 26-29, 2017. Hot-air balloon flights will be presented by Balloons Over Letchworth. Six scheduled flights of 30 balloons are planned at Archery Field near Castile Entrance at the Letchworth State Park, Castile. It’s free with the park's $8 per-car entry fee. Flowers and Wreaths for Memorial Day You may also want to do your own graveside service on Memorial Day for a lost loved one. We have many types of wreaths and sympathy flowers that offer a patriotic message like these from our sympathy collection: Lily and Rose Tribute Spray This wreath has white lilies and dendrobium orchids mixed with red roses. It comes in three sizes Sacred Duty Spray This free-standing spray has patriotic colors in a range of flower choices. This one also comes in three sizes. Magnificent Life Spray This spray includes a [...]