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Griffins Floral Designs

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The Right Flowers For Memorial Day

By Russ Griffin on May 14, 2018 in Flowers, Memorial Day, Uncategorized. 0 Comments

Memorial Day can be a solemn occasion, but it's also the chance to come together with friends and family to remember our heroes and to celebrate the coming of summer. The three-day weekend provides us with an opportunity to see the people in our lives now and to commemorate the ones we have lost. Griffin's Floral Designs recognizes that this is a time when people host backyard barbecues and pool parties, taking advantage of the extra time to enjoy each other's company. And where there's company, there's flowers. Read More about The Right Flowers For Memorial Day

Floral Designs and Memorial Day Bouquets

By Russ Griffin on May 18, 2017 in Memorial Day. 0 Comments

In the aftermath of a World War I battle, a soldier named John McCrae penned a poem which expressed the pain of all the lives lost. "In Flanders Fields" would famously associated those lost in battle with the red poppy, a tradition which remains to this day. While live poppies are seldom worn, faux versions of the poppy are handed out at church services and benevolent associations across the nation to remember the fallen. In Flanders fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row. The torch; be yours to hold it high, If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders fields. Read More about Floral Designs and Memorial Day Bouquets