This Sunday: National Grandparent’s Day

This Sunday: National Grandparent’s Day

Grandparent’s Day is the day of the year to recognize your grandparents for everything they have accomplished in their lives. We hope you take this upcoming Sunday to spend some time with your grandparents, or at least give them a call! This holiday was originated to persuade grandchildren to tap the wisdom and heritage their […]

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

The beginning of a new year can bring many challenges. But how can you overcome these challenges? Well, Rosh Hashanah is a time in which you look introspectively at the mistakes of the past year and plan the changes to make the New Year a better one. In this Jewish holiday, the tradition is […]

Recommended Thanksgiving Flower Bouquets

Recommended Thanksgiving Flower Bouquets

Since 1863, we have established a day acknowledging our great appreciation of life. Every year on the last Thursday of November, we take the time to be with our family, friends and loved ones. This is accomplished by a festive meal of turkey, stuffing, cranberries and all the delicious food we are all looking forward to […]

Christmas: The Most Popular Floral Holiday

Christmas: The Most Popular Floral Holiday

Most people believe the most important floral holidays are Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day. Surprisingly, Mother’s Day accounts for 25% of yearly floral purchases, Valentine’s Day is also 25%, and Christmas/Chanukah is a time when 30% of annual floral buying occurs! Let’s find out why… Who are people buying flowers for? For the most part, […]

Why Are Poinsettias So Popular?

Why Are Poinsettias So Popular?

Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are one of the most popular and symbolic holiday season decorations. They can be seen all over the world for different occasions and bear many names. The history behind the origins of the poinsettia is as warming as the holidays. Normally, caring for this plant is laborious. Making certain it stays alive […]

Selecting and Caring for your Poinsettia

Selecting and Caring for your Poinsettia

Selecting your Poinsettia Poinsettia seeds can be challenging to find, so if you are planning to buy a grown Poinsettia you will need to choose wisely. Keep in mind that the Poinsettia you choose has to have dark green foliage. If the Poinsettia is low or has damaged leaves it indicates poor handling or fertilization, […]

New Year Resolution: Knowledge is Power!

New Year Resolution: Knowledge is Power!

The anticipated 2015 is here and so are New Year resolutions! What are some of your New Year resolutions? We want to know! Mention us on twitter @flowerninjas, and tell us how you plan to improve this year! Some of you may be wondering what The After Hours Flowers’ New Year resolution may be. This […]

Easter DIY Flower Arrangement Projects

Easter DIY Flower Arrangement Projects

Easter is almost here, and we need to get ready for some DIY projects to do at home with the family. We came up with some fun arrangements that would be an easy and festive way to pass your afternoon this upcoming weekend. If you need any flowers to fill these arrangements, please give us a call […]

Easter Weekend Events and Activities

Easter Weekend Events and Activities

Easter Sunday: The day of pastels, egg rolling, spring events and rabbity propaganda doesn’t seem very “cool New York” at first blush, but as with all holidays in the city, it’s as entertaining as you make it. You can gawk at the 2015 Easter Parade, seek out the best brunch NYC serves or use this as an excuse […]

Mother's Day Around the World

Mother's Day Around the World

Happy Mother’s Day. Feliz Dia de las Madres. Furaha Ya Mama Siku. It doesn’t matter how you say it, the sentiment is the same: Happy Mother’s Day, Mom. We love you. Thank you. You are the center of our family and for that, we are grateful. United Kingdom In the UK, Mother’s Day is celebrated […]

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