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Celebrating Your Friends on International Friendship Day

While you love them dearly the whole year round there are certain special occasion days throughout the year where friends get their own day. This includes International Friendship Day on July 30th. It’s a time to recognize that you may have friends all over the world that you have met on your travels for work or pleasure or that have moved to other corners of the world. To help celebrate International Friendship Day, we have some beautiful flowers that you can send to show how much you value their friendship and place in your life, including this wide range of summer flowers: • Summer Brights is a warm floral display with yellow roses, daisy spray Viking chrysanthemums, and Asiatic lilies along with orange dahlias and alstromeria in a clear cylinder glass vase. • Beauty in Abundance is a refreshing flower arrangement with coral, green, and pink roses along with purple blooms. • Coastal Garden is a vibrant floral display with blue hydrangea, lime green carnations, and yellow roses in a keepsake Mason jar. • Garden Bouquet is another stunning flower arrangement of summer flowers, including roses, asters, daisy poms and more in another keepsake Mason jar. • The Lemon Martini

Beat the Heat of Summer with Gorgeous Summer Flowers

The temps have definitely gone sky high here in Denver, which means we are in the middle of summer and could use some relief. What better way to beat the summer heat than to add some soothing and colorful summer flowers to any room in your home. The Golden Visions Bouquet is a perfect summer flower arrangement, consisting of sunflowers and other yellow flowers like carnations, roses, and daisy poms along with solidago and bupleurum in an oval-shaped clear glass vase that has been wrapped with an aspidistra leaf. The Garden Delight Bouquet has gerbera daisies, spider mums, and fresh roses in an exclusive Art Deco green fluted vase. It’s a garden style design of stunning summer flowers. Summer Brights has yellow roses, orange dahlias and alstromeria, yellow daisy spray Viking chrysanthemums and Asiatic lilies together in a clear cylinder vase. The Pink Exuberance Bouquet is a Better Homes and Garden design. It has roses and spray roses, alstromeria, gerbera daisies and more in a deep berry glass vase that has been set in a black metal holder. Summer Dunes is a beach-themed flower arrangement that has roses, daisy poms, delphinium and carnations in a clear glass vase that has

Celebrating July Special Days with Summer Flowers

Beyond the 4th of July celebrations, July is chock full of special days that are celebrated each year in recognition of other people in your life that most likely have contributed in a meaningful way. These days are all designed around family members that help us remember just how important family members are to us in shaping who we are, passing on values and advice, and providing guidance as we grow up. In July, the special family-oriented days include: July 24 is Cousin’s Day and Parents’ Day July 26 is Aunt and Uncle Day July 30 is Father-in-Law Day One way you can show your love and appreciation for these special people is with flower arrangements and bouquets. During July, summer flowers are a great choice for special flower arrangements or bouquets for these special days. Here are some great examples from our flower collections that illustrate a wide range of design styles and prices: Floral Embrace is a stunning array of roses, stock, sunflowers, alstromeria and lilies in a cylinder vase. The Always True Bouquet is a bold floral statement with orange roses and spray roses, hot pink mini carnations, dark pink Asiatic lilies, greenery and more in a

Summer Flowers Arrive for 4th of July and Summer Celebrations

We’re excited to have a wide selection of summer flowers now available in our Denver flower shop and garden center as well as seasonal plants, garden baskets, and garden supplies. Many of these summer flowers are already being used for summer weddings and summer events as well as summer parties like those coming up for the 4th of July. To show you what’s possible, check out these summer flower arrangements: Premium Long-Stemmed Roses Multicolored offers 18, 24, or 36 roses in an array of bright colors that reflect the warmth of the summer season. The Rose Lovers Bouquet offers pastel shades of lavender, peach and pink roses along with pink and purple wax flower and bupleurum. These are hand arranged in a gorgeous pink textured vase. The Blooming Vision Bouquet from the Better Homes and Garden Collection includes pink roses, mini carnations, and gerbera daisies arranged with white Monte Casino asters and greenery in a clear glass cube. The Sweet Devotion Bouquet showcases a stunning array of summer flowers in a lavender cut glass vase. The Dawning Delight Bouquet is arranged in a clear glass vase and features coral roses, green mini hydrangea, peach hypericum berries, lush greenery and rust-colored

Celebrating Those Special Dads on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you can get Dad to show just how much you love and appreciate his protection, mentoring, and advice. We’ve put together a Father’s Day collection of flowers, plants, and treats that offer something for everyone and for every type of budget: Weber Hot Off the Grill offers a Weber Grill keepsake container that holds red, yellow, and blue blooms. Succulent Plant in a ’48 Ford Pickup is a keepsake container that holds a four-inch succulent plant. Lime-Licious Bouquet offers many shades of green flowers, including roses, carnations, mini carnations and button poms as well as white alstromeria and cushion poms. These are arranged in a green glass square gathering vase. Modern Dish Garden comes in a round resin container and holds a variety of green plants. Lucky Bamboo is a great gift that offers your Dad health, happiness, love and abundance. Premium Orchid Garden is a grouping of phalaenopsis orchids surrounded by green plants and an anthurium plant in a decorative wooden planter. Take Me Out to the Ballgame is a great gift basket that the Dad who loves baseball will enjoy. It has pistachios, peanuts,

Celebrating National Rose in Denver

June is one of our favorite months of the year here at Veldkamp’s Flowers. Not only has summer started, but we also get to decorate all types of summer weddings and summer events and celebrate our favorite flower – the rose. June is National Rose Month, and June 12th is Red Rose Day. As Denver’s favorite florist, we’re here to help you celebrate this beautifully themed month with our high-quality, vibrant roses in an array of colors, including red, of course. To illustrate just how diverse this flower can be, look at these examples of how we can display them for your home or for you to give as a gift: The Attraction Luxury Rose Bouquet showcases our 24-inch premium long-stemmed roses in a clear glass pedestal vase. The Breathless Luxury Rose Bouquet has 100 stems of our long-stemmed red roses in a clear glass, 13-inch pillow vase. The Love Medley Bouquet features a mix of red, pink, and hot pink roses along with red and pink spray roses in a silver mirrored cube vase. The Madly in Love Rose Bouquet offers lavender, red, and hot pink roses with red and coral spray roses in a red glass cube vase.

Celebrate National Gardening Exercise Day at Our Garden Center

June 6th is designated as National Gardening Exercise Day, which is designed to draw attention to the health benefits of gardening as well as encourage more people to take up this hobby. Whether you join a community gardening project in Denver, start your own, or just work in your own yard, this is a great day to celebrate nature as well a work with the Earth and your hands. If you are looking for a place to get gardening supplies in Denver, look no further than Veldkamp’s Flowers and our Garden Center. We have all types of flowers, green and blooming plants, containers, hanging baskets, garden tools and gifts. Here are some of the things you can expect to find in our Garden Center to get you started on National Gardening Exercise Day: Our outdoor plants selection includes numerous hanging baskets and patio pots. The 10” Hanging Geranium Basket is filled with pink or red geraniums. Others feature petunias or dragon wing begonias. The 10” Vintage Patio Pot is full of pink, blue, and yellow blooms. One of many gardening tools available is the Kneelo, which is a great gift for a gardener that allows you to work in a

Visit Our Garden Center Full of Plants, Hanging Baskets, and Garden Gifts

Our Garden Center here at our Denver flower shop is fully stocked with seasonal gardening gifts plus green and blooming plants, hanging baskets, dish and basket gardens and gardening supplies. Come by and check out our incredible selection. Many of our customers not only enjoy getting flowers and flower arrangements from us, but they also appreciate that we serve as their local gardening center to create their own beautiful yards, gardens, and patioscapes. We have a great team that are experts here to help you expand your garden or bring the outdoors in with stunning dish and basket gardens.  Here are a few highlights that give you a taste of what we have that you can give as special gifts or just enjoy for your own home and garden: 12” Earth Pan holds a stunning array of bright blooms that thrive in sun or shaded areas. 10” Hanging Basket of Lavender, Burgundy & Yellow Blooms has lavender petunias, yellow lobella blooms, and burgundy verbena. Peaceful Prayers Sympathy Garden contains lush green plants and a white blooming plant like a kalanchoe or cyclamen. It also features a resin cherub sitting in the middle of the garden. The garden comes in a

Memorial Day Honors Those Lost Fighting for Our Freedom

Memorial Day is that time that we remember all of our fallen heroes who fought for our freedom through all wars and conflicts. While there are special ceremonies, parades, picnics and events to mark this occasion, you may also want to do something personal to remember a loved one or let someone else know that you are thinking of them during this time. At our Denver flower shop, we offer a Memorial Day collection of flowers that are patriotic and celebrate our heroes. Here are some highlights from that collection: America the Beautiful is a stunning display of red, white, and blue flowers arranged in a blue or red glass cube. It also contains an American flag. The Independence Bouquet contains Asiatic lilies, red roses, and Queen Anne’s Lace in a glass bubble bowl. It comes in three size and is wrapped with a sheer blue ribbon. The Patriotic Tears Bouquet has red roses, blue delphinium, white stock, red carnations and red hypericum along with greenery in a cube vase. The Memorial Wreath is a fitting tribute. This red, white, and blue table wreath contains white roses, red carnations and mini carnations, white Monte Casino and daisies, blue delphinium and

Graduation Gifts for Students and Teachers in Denver

As another year closes, many students are now looking back on significant accomplishments and ahead at a new chapter in their lives. For Denver high school students and Denver college students, many will be now graduating and heading out into something new. It’s the time to celebrate what they have achieved plus thank the teachers and professors behind the scenes that helped guide them on the right path. At our Denver flower shop and through our website, we have an incredible Graduation collection of flowers and gifts designed to gift both grads and teachers. Here are some highlights to help you find exactly what you want: The Congrats Bouquet is a stunner with orange roses, yellow gerbera daisies, purple statice, green button poms and lush greenery. These flowers are then hand arranged in a blue glass vase that has a silver metallic tag that reads, “Congrats.” It is available in three sizes. A Splendid Day Bouquet offers lavender roses and Monte Casino asters, green button poms and hypericum berries, lush greenery and purple Matsumoto asters. These beauties are arranged in a clear glass bubble bowl to show off their splendor. Premium Long-Stem Roses. We have roses in all colors, including