Sarasota Father’s Day Gifts

Father's Day gifts

Statistics tell us that there are over 71 million dads living in the United States. But on June 18, the most important dad is yours. Here in Sarasota, we have so many amazing ways to spend the day with your father, from a Sarasota Bay cruise to an afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.

And while we know that most people head to sporting goods, clothing or electronics stores to find the perfect Father’s Day gifts, Beneva Flowers has a few other suggestions this Father’s Day. After all – he probably doesn’t need another tie. How about something distinctly Sarasota?  Continue reading

Memorial Day Floral Arrangements

Memorial Day

Although Memorial Day originated following the Civil War (when it was named Decoration Day), the sentiment of honor and respect has remained intact. This day has always been set apart as a day of remembrance, and continues to give us a chance to not only show esteem to those who paid the ultimate price for freedom, but to extend sympathy and compassion to spouses, siblings, or parents who may be mourning a loss. No matter who you wish to recognize on Memorial Day, you can count on Beneva Flowers to provide the beautiful floral arrangements you’ll need to commemorate the occasion.

Memorial Day in Sarasota – On Sarasota, May 27 at 7:45 a.m. join other residents at the Sarasota National Cemetery to place flags at veteran’s grave sites. The Sarasota Memorial Day Parade is at 10 a.m. on May 29, and will pay special tribute to the Battle of Midway Veterans as the 75th anniversary of the battle is recognized. Parade travels down Main Street from Osprey to Gulf Stream.  Continue reading

Spring Flowers – Tropicals, Sunflowers & Peonies

spring flowers

It’s springtime in Sarasota, and what a beautiful season it has been! With blue water, bluer skies, and trees and plants in bloom, the colors are everywhere. Beneva Flowers is here to help you to fill your home with the gorgeous flowers of late spring that are popular right now – tropicals, sunflowers, and peonies! For special occasions or simply to make someone’s day more special, these vivid floral displays are the perfect way to celebrate. Which is your favorite flower of the season?  Continue reading

Celebrating a Sarasota Mothers Day

Sarasota Mothers Day

A Sarasota Mothers Day has the potential to be absolutely amazing – with perfect weather, so much to do, and so many beautiful venues, we have the opportunity to make Mom’s day extra special. At Beneva Flowers, we love our moms and we love Sarasota- just like you do – so thought we would offer a few suggestions, just in case you are new to the area. And remember, flowers make every day extraordinary, so don’t forget to browse our Mother’s Day collection so that she has the perfect floral arrangement or gift to match your perfect day.  Continue reading

Thanking Your Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

There are countless Moms in the world, but only one of them is yours. And that means that on May 14, you need the perfect flowers for Mother’s Day – after all, only the best will do for this amazing woman. She is a counselor, nurse, storyteller, teacher, coach, confidante, and best friend, all of which qualify her for recognition and gratitude. But it is the love of a mother that makes her the most beautiful woman in the world, and on Mother’s Day, we celebrate this very special bond.

The Many Faces of Mother’s Day: Beneva Flowers knows that while motherhood is a calling, not every “Mom” is biological. We recognize the women who have stepped in to fill a void, whether it be a stepmom, an adoptive or foster mom, a grandmother, or a family friend. This day is about anyone who loved you and raised you – and we honor them all!  Continue reading

Wearable Flowers for Proms and Moms

wearable flowers

It is prom season across the country, and teenagers everywhere are searching for the perfect gown, the coolest tux, and of course – the most beautiful flowers. Wearable flowers are a key element of any spring formal or prom – and whether you are looking for a beautiful wrist corsage, a regal floral crown, or a suave boutonniere, you can be assured that the expert floral designers at Beneva Flowers are working hard to make sure that you have the freshest and most trendy floral creations.  Continue reading

Recognizing Nurses & Teachers


“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”. – John Quincy Adams

There are many inspirational leaders in our Sarasota community, but few can influence as many lives as teachers and nurses. And although they have chosen very different professions, they have a very important thing in common – their heart to pour themselves into the lives of others. In May, we are given the opportunity to honor both of these special groups of people. Beneva Flowers has seen the impact that beautiful floral arrangement can have in making someone feel appreciated, and we look forward to helping you to let your favorite teachers and nurses know just how much they matter to you!  Continue reading

Caring for Your Indoor Green Plants

green plants

Living in Sarasota, we love bringing the outdoors in. From sunrooms to lanais, one of the most popular ways to decorate is with beautiful green and flowering plants. With only a few frost days a year, we can keep our plants thriving year-round. But even if you do not have a green thumb, the experts at Beneva Flowers have the expertise and advice that you need to fill your environment with beauty – not to mention, the highest quality green and flowering plants!

Don’t Forget! Administrative Professionals Week is coming up, beginning April 23rd! Plants make an exceptional office gift – check out our collection here.

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Administrative Professionals Week Gifts

There are many elements needed to operate a successful business, and most executives understand that having the right employees is critical to their success. Whether answering the phones, greeting customers, or entering data, administrative professionals keep operations running like a well-oiled machine. Therefore it seems appropriate that we should set aside a whole week to acknowledge these dedicated individuals. National Administrative Professionals Week is your annual opportunity to say “Thank You!” for all they do.

No matter what type of Sarasota business you run, convey your appreciation to your administrative pros with a floral arrangement, green plant, or delicious gift from Beneva Flowers.  Continue reading

Easter Flowers, Arrangements & Centerpieces

Easter Flowers

Sarasota is a celebration of color year-round, but we especially love the Easter flowers, with their vivid palettes and beautiful presentation. There is nothing boring about these bouquets – pink roses, yellow daisies, and orange lilies ensure that arrangements are energetic and fresh. If you are looking for the perfect way to send well wishes on Easter, look no further than Beneva Flowers. Whether a bouquet for Mom, a dish garden for your boss or a centerpiece for your hostess, there is something for everyone in Beneva Flowers’ Easter collection.

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