Many of us spend the long Memorial Day weekend getting together with friends and family. There are commemorative events to remember the fallen heroes in our lives, backyard barbecues and pool parties, parades, dinners and other celebrations. Norfolk Florist knows that many of these events require flowers that speak to the poignant occasion, while others call for something a little more summer-inspired. After all, we're on the cusp of that season, and it's hard to resist enhancing our outdoor spaces with bright flowering plants. Read More about A Bold Plant For Memorial Day
There are few days more meaningful on our calendar than Memorial Day, especially in an area so influenced by the military and their families. That is why this day is so much more than just picnics and barbecues - it is a wonderful opportunity to collectively show our gratitude and respect for the brave men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice to keep us free. Norfolk Florist is honored and privileged to help you to choose the perfect Memorial Day flowers to express your emotions and sentiments on May 29.
Did You Know? Memorial Day was originally known as 'Decoration Day' , so named because people would decorate the graves of the fallen from the Civil War. The name was changed after World War I as the day grew to include recognition for heroes of all wars. The day was made an official U.S. holiday in 1971. Read More about Honor Them With Memorial Day Flowers
Memorial Day is an important and solemn holiday in the United States. For the Norfolk area, and for all of Virginia, it’s a reminder of what is arguably, the bloodiest war in American history. For four years, the Union… Read More about Using Flowers for Memorial Day