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 […]

Flowers That Keep Away Bugs

Flowers That Keep Away Bugs

Planting flowers that repel insects can be a lovely and natural way to keep a healthy lawn and garden. Certain blooms use their scent to repel specific kinds of insect pests, like aphids, mosquitoes and beetles. Organic gardeners often plant flowers that repel bugs near their vegetables. Insect-repelling flowers are safer for pets and children […]

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 […]

Flowers Natural Aphrodisiac Scent

Flowers Natural Aphrodisiac Scent

When you associate a flower with seduction, the first flower to pop into your mind will most likely be the red rose. The rich, deep red tones have been iconic in movies since we can all remember. Sex, love, and romance come in many floral varieties, have a look to see which one is […]

Cigarette filters sprout flowers when planted

Cigarette filters sprout flowers when planted

Let’s start by saying that The After Hours Flowers does not condone any form of smoking – they’re all bad for you. But we recognize that millions of people do, and it’s not just the extra cost on the community for smoking-related illnesses that irks most non-smokers, it’s also the trillions of cigarette butts that end up […]

Digital Pot turns your plants into pets

Digital Pot turns your plants into pets

It’s not as attractive as classic terracotta, but this 21st century plant pot could be big news for the sad looking greenery in the corner of your office or apartment. High-tech “Digital Pot” over at Yanko Design, with attractive tamagotchi-esque qualities that could see “pet plants” become a new craze. Build a relationship with your […]

Beer Chugging Flowers

Beer Chugging Flowers

Nature has done a pretty great job of making flowers colorful and lovely to look at. Have you ever thought, that they might look even better when they change color? That’s what plant biotech firm Revolution Biotechnology (RevBio) thought, so it has modified plants to do exactly that through the consumption of beer. There’s a fun […]

Bomb Detecting Flowers!

Bomb Detecting Flowers!

Color changing plants detect explosives. There may come a day when certain plants in your workplace suddenly turn white, at which point everyone will run screaming from the building – those co-workers will have been right to do so, as the plants indicated that a toxic gas was present. Before that scenario can take […]

Protest with flowers

Protest with flowers

As the Ferguson police chief resigns due to growing tensions, we at the After hours flowers believe that flowers can promote peaceful protests. Say it all with flowers. Instead of escalating tensions and deepen both sides of the conflict, you can taunt the heavily armored riot police by such an elegant gesture. Peaceful Protest Similar […]

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