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The Power of Giving Flowers

Rutgers: Flower Givers Perceived as Successful and Caring Happy birthday, congratulations, thank you, I love you, thinking of you. Each day, millions of gifts are exchanged by people who want to send thoughtful regards to deserving friends and loved ones. According to research from Rutgers University, the presents we pick to convey our special messages say a lot about us. Read More about The Power of Giving Flowers »
Posted by Freytag's Florist on August 8, 2019 Flower Meaning Flowers Fun Facts

Emotional Impact of Flowers

Rutgers: Flowers Improve Emotional Health With today’s high-tech and fast-paced lifestyle taking its daily toll on our lives, experts advise exercise and other personal lifestyle changes to relieve stress. According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, nature provides us with a simple way to improve emotional health – flowers. The presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner far beyond what is normally believed. Read More about Emotional Impact of Flowers »
Posted by Freytag's Florist on August 8, 2019 Flower Meaning Flowers Fun Facts

Top Five Valentine’s Day flowers and their Meaning

The ‘Language of Flowers’ has helped us express our affections for thousands of years. Everyone recognizes the red rose as the ultimate symbol of love, but our Valentine’s Day bouquets say so much more.  Express your love in the most meaningful way with these top five Valentine’s Day flowers and their meanings. Read More about Top Five Valentine’s Day flowers and their Meaning »

Thanksgiving Décor Traditions

Thanksgiving is just a week away. Not sure how that happened, it seems like it was just summertime. Anyway, we’re especially excited for the holiday season this year. The holidays mean food, friends, and family.  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, people are looking forward to their family traditions. We are excited to do our part in creating our customers Thanksgiving decor traditions as they spruce up their homes inside and out for the holiday. Read More about Thanksgiving Décor Traditions »
Posted by Freytag's Florist on November 17, 2016 Uncategorized

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Mexico's most important holiday, is a two-day festival honoring deceased loved ones. It coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul's & All Saint’s Day.  The belief is that the gates of heaven are opened at midnight on October 31st, and the spirits of deceased children reunite with their families for 24 hours. On November 2nd, the spirits of the adults come down to take part in the festivities that are by this time well underway, and just for them. Read More about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) »

Simple Ways to Celebrate Bosses Day

Boss’s Day, aka National Boss Day or Bosses Day falls on Monday, October 17 this year. It’s a time to appreciate employers, managers and supervisors for their leadership, mentorship and inspiration.  It is observed each year in the United States on October 16, or the nearest working day. This year the holiday falls on Monday, October 17. Most bosses don't expect expensive gifts on this holiday, and typically coworkers pool their resources. Here are a few thoughtful ideas to to help you and everyone on your team say thanks for a year of inspiration and support: Read More about Simple Ways to Celebrate Bosses Day »

Allergy Friendly Flowers and Blooming Plants

For those that suffer from allergies, the degree of discomfort depends on the person and what triggers their symptoms. Some are allergic to all flowers, and some only to certain ones. Some are sensitive to strong fragrances and others are only allergic to the actual pollen. For the latter, if a flower is well cleaned beforehand they should not have an issue. The following flowers and plants listed, while not all encompassing, are the most commonly selected as a self-purchase or as a gift. Read More about Allergy Friendly Flowers and Blooming Plants »

Behind the Scenes – Freytag’s Florist Courtyard

Part two of our series “Behind the Scenes of Austin’s largest, family owned florist” introduces you to our lush courtyard. On your way into our shop, you will pass through a greenhouse-styled space with an ever-changing assortment of plants, ceramic pots, water fountains and garden statuary. Read More about Behind the Scenes – Freytag’s Florist Courtyard »