Griffins Floral Designs

Griffins Floral Designs

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Purposeful Bee and Butterfly Gardens

We have many visitors to our yards during the summer, some of which are more welcome than others. Creating bee and butterfly gardens is a wonderful way to attract the industrious and the beautiful of the insect world - these creatures are both amazing to watch and good for the environment. Gardens cultivated for the purpose of attracting bees and butterflies can be extravagant in scope, or as simple as a few potted plants. For everything you need to get started, you can trust the experts at Griffin's Floral Designs. Why Bees? You may wonder why you would want to attract honeybees. This insect is critical to the ecosystem (in particular in plant and food production) yet are in serious decline worldwide. Providing bees with bee friendly flowers is a great way to assist in their recovery in a small and personal way.  Read More about Purposeful Bee and Butterfly Gardens »
Posted by Russ Griffin on July 2, 2017 | Last Updated: October 13, 2020 Uncategorized

July 4th Florals & Arrangements

One of the most beloved holidays of the year takes place on July 4th - and across the nation, there will be parades, picnics, and fireworks displays that commemorate the birth of our nation. If you are planning the barbecue or heading to someone's else's party, you'll want to stop by Griffin's Floral Designs first. We have the July 4th florals and patriotic arrangements that will add color and spirit to every get-together. Red, White & BOOM! Over 400,000 people will gather in downtown Columbus to celebrate the 37th annual Red, White & BOOM! This famous event began in 1981 when 30,000 people gathered in Bicentennial Park to watch a small fireworks display. The downtown Independence Day Celebration has exploded into what is now the largest single day event in Columbus - and the most recognized firework display in the Midwest. Read More about July 4th Florals & Arrangements »
Posted by Russ Griffin on June 21, 2017 | Last Updated: June 25, 2017 Uncategorized

Beautiful Summer Florals for Every Table

Summer is finally here - and with it the beautiful seasonal flowers, colors, and fragrances that are inherent at this time of year. Long evenings with lingering daylight inspire us to remain outside, to enjoy the sunsets and balmy weather. The is something special about the ambiance of summer.  It exudes excitement and anticipation of good times with family and friends, and gathering to share a meal is a summer tradition.  From backyard barbecues to formal dinners in the garden, the season is full of special events and occasions. No matter how you choose to get together, don't forget the flowers! Summer florals add style and sophistication - or maybe just a little whimsy - to your table. Griffin's Floral Designs invites you to browse our summer collection or to call our expert designers if you need ideas or inspiration.  Read More about Beautiful Summer Florals for Every Table »
Posted by Russ Griffin on June 16, 2017 | Last Updated: June 19, 2017 Uncategorized

Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Your father is one-of-a-kind and deserves a Father's Day as special as he is. Although you could head to the hardware or sporting goods store in search of the perfect gift, we have a better idea. This year, surprise Dad with something he doesn't expect. Griffin's Floral Design has the Father's Day gift ideas that rise above neckties and power drills and provide Dad with a truly memorable day. Did You Know? Father's Day has only been an official holiday since 1966 when it was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson. The day was modeled after the already-established Mother's Day and was inspired by the daughter of William Smart, who had raised 6 children on his own. Today, full-time single fathers represent approximately 2 million of the 71 million fathers in the United States. Read More about Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas »
Posted by Russ Griffin on May 23, 2017 | Last Updated: September 1, 2020 Uncategorized

Floral Designs and Memorial Day Bouquets

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 »
Posted by Russ Griffin on May 18, 2017 | Last Updated: May 22, 2017 Uncategorized

Bright Late Spring Flowers

Spring is well underway in Columbus, and within a few weeks, we will be looking at summer already! Before the season passes by, Griffin's Floral Designs wanted to share some of our favorite late spring flowers, so that when you are deciding on the perfect birthday arrangement or "just because" bouquet, you'll know what is in season. While some spring flowers are popular year round - like roses - some are definitely more available at this time. Expert Tip: If you are unsure as to what you are looking for, call us and ask which blooms have recently arrived at the shop. We'll make a custom bouquet of the absolute freshest flowers - just for you.  Read More about Bright Late Spring Flowers »
Posted by Russ Griffin on May 11, 2017 | Last Updated: October 29, 2020 Uncategorized

Mother’s Day Celebrations in Columbus

Mother's Day is almost upon us, and if you are like so many, you may be struggling with the perfect gift to give your Mom. After all, she has always been there for you, and no one loves you like her. She is special, and she is unique. She deserves only the best on Mother's Day. What can you give her that really shows her how amazing you think she is? The answer is easier than you might think - simply look at her everyday passions and interests - and then call Griffins Floral Designs. Flowers have been used to express deep sentiments for thousands of years, and they remain the #1 gift on Mother's Day. This makes them the perfect way to end a fantastic day with Mom - so here are just a few ideas for Columbus Mother's Day celebrations we think she'll love.   Read More about Mother’s Day Celebrations in Columbus »
Posted by Russ Griffin on May 4, 2017 | Last Updated: October 29, 2020 Uncategorized

Sending Beautiful Flowers to Mom

There is no way that one day is enough to honor your Mom for all she has done for you! Still, on May 14, people across Columbus and across the country will take the opportunity to do just that, With gifts and flowers and messages of love, 85 million moms in the United States will be recognized for the role they play - and Griffin's Floral Designs has the perfect beautiful flowers and arrangements to let the world's best mom - yours - know just how special she is! Did You Know? Although Anna Jarvis worked tirelessly to establish Mother's Day in 1908, she worked just as hard at the end of her life to abolish the same holiday; claiming that it had not worked out the way she had envisioned it. But there would be no stopping Mother's Day, and it has become one of the most popular days on the calendar for giving gifts and flowers. Read More about Sending Beautiful Flowers to Mom »
Posted by Russ Griffin on April 27, 2017 | Last Updated: April 30, 2017 Uncategorized