Celebrating Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day

On September 10, the country will celebrate Grandparents Day. This is a time set aside to not only give gratitude to our elder generation, but to encourage the sharing of stories, wisdom, and family history. The brainchild of Marian McQuade, the vision behind the movement is that families would plan gatherings, hold reunions, or participate in community events together in order to foster the ideals of close family and legacy.

Beneva Flowers applauds any opportunity to bring people closer together. If you wish to honor your grandparents on this special day, give us a call or shop our collection. Because flowers are always the perfect gift.  Continue reading

Celebrate Independence with Patriotic Flowers

patriotic flowers

Summer is underway, and that means before long it will be time to celebrate Independence Day. July 4th is not only a national tradition, it is a Sarasota tradition – with iconic events, traditional parades, and popular fireworks displays. If you are having a party, Beneva Flowers is the best place locally to get the patriotic flowers and festive decor you need.

Don’t Forget: If you are heading off to a friends place for the celebration, patriotic arrangements make excellent hostess gifts that will add spirit to any gathering! You may also wish to honor a veteran with a beautiful tribute.  Continue reading

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

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

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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Valentine’s Flowers for Everyone

valentine's flowers With 20% of the population admitting to buying a Valentine’s Day gift for their pet, and every parent expected to provide Valentines to every student in their child’s class, it is fair to say that the holiday is not just for sweethearts anymore. In fact, while 91% of the people who buy gifts are in fact buying for their partner or spouse, billions of dollars are spent on Valentine’s flowers, candy, and gifts for many other special people in their lives. No matter who is on your list for Valentine’s Day, Beneva Flowers has everything you need.  Continue reading

Flowers to Send Your Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, now is the time to decide just how you are going to surprise your sweetheart this year. No matter the length of your relationship, flowers are an intrinsic part of the Valentine’s Day adventure – so from your first date to your golden anniversary, there is a perfect bloom for the occasion. And Beneva Flowers is here to assist you in making sure that your bouquets and arrangements are designed beautifully.

Flowers for a First Date? For a Valentine’s Day first date, absolutely! Just keep the date light and low-key, like a walk on Siesta Key or a stroll along the Bay – and have flowers that are equally unassuming. We love tulips or daisies for a hopeful new relationship – red, white and pink will be perfect!  Continue reading